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Old 11-30-2012, 08:49 PM   #1
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Roadside Problems: What Do You Carry in the Car to Deal with Them?

What do you carry in the car to deal with roadside problems? For example
Cell phone and Triple A card.
Spare tire and jack.


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Old 11-30-2012, 08:52 PM   #2
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Bear spray lol just for that extra bit of burn j/k. I used to carry a tool bag with every tool that fit the focus till the bottom ripped out. Now I just carry with me the prayer that it can limp home if something were to happen lol. I've gotten pretty good at nursing broken cars home
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:54 PM   #3
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it used to be a rolling parts store but i drive a more reliable vehicle now. oh and i didn't mean the focus. lol.
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It's also good to carry a small air compressor with you. It helps when you get a flat and pull into a gas station and realize they charge for air now or that the air pump they have is broken, or that the spare tire is flat from lack of checking to make sure it has air in it.
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:57 PM   #5
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Dealing with roadside problems? Usually my glock 19.

Ohhh wait, for the car?

Flashlight, jack, spare tire, breaker bar with socket, and my cell phone to call a tow if need be. I always bring extra stuff if I go on a road trip, but if I'm in town I feel comfortable with just a cell phone if I have a major problem.
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since the thread veered way off course ...
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Larger breaker bar and socket (which fits the Gorrilla lock key) for the wheel nuts
Gorrilla lock key in 'other' location.
Exact size long wrench for the drain plug, and six point socket just in case.
Filter removal tool, (larger breaker bar fits) and rubber cup to put it on.
paper towels
Philips and slot screwdriver.
Small ignition wrench (always useful)
Bottle of wax.
Bottle of Rain X
a few heavy duty bungee cords.
Bicycle pump for car tires (and yes I use it excusively to fill tires and have for many years..)
Tire pressure gauge
Valve stem removal tightening tool
Two umbrellas (one in back seat, one in trunk)
Spare glasses,
Sunglasses
a sweater
A jacket
a few plastic bags.
A quart of oil
Exacto knife
Tool box for stuff.
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A towel. What more do you need?
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Old 11-30-2012, 09:44 PM   #10
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Nice mossy! The stippling looks a bit rough for my tastes but to each their own. Never been a fan of rough grips.
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