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Unread 11-11-2009, 08:12 PM   #91
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One summer I compiled this list that I use when preping my gear before I head out. The medical section is a minimal list at best (and to be honest I don't have all the items listed to take with me yet but that's going to change). It's not all inclusive but the list has served me well thus far.

The first part is a list for me to do before I hit the trail followed by a section I use to check the Jeep before I head on the trip so I'm sure things aren't overlooked. (Some of the items (CB, Winch, etc) are items I don't have yet but will have eventually and want to be sure to check once I do)

Upon Arrival
• Air down tires
• Clutch override (10A fuse in Power Distribution Center #28)
• Check fuel level
• Disconnect sway bar
• Check that gear is tied down
Vehicle Checkover
Mileage _____________

• Check engine oil
• Check transmission oil
• Check transfer case fluid
• Check brake fluid
• Check radiator coolant
• Check front differential fluid
• Check rear differential fluid
• Check power steering fluid
• Check windshield wiper fluid
• Check lights
• Check air filter
• Check wipers
• Check breathers
• Check fan belts
• Check hoses
• Check seat belts
• Check shocks
• Check tire air pressure
• Check for tire wear or damage
• Check spare tire air pressure & condition
• Check and tighten lug nuts
• Check brake pads & shoes
• Check for frame cracks
• Check for loose bolts or nuts throughout Jeep
• Check for rear main seal leak
• Check for proper heater operation
• Check CB operation
• Check winch operation & condition
• Clean & Rain-X windshield & mirrors
• Tighten drive shaft u-bolts
• Grease all fittings (u-joints, steering, disconnects, suspension)
• Check for registration, inspection, & insurance
• Check Hi-Lift operation
• Check hand throttle operation
• Check battery tie downs
Notes
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Tools
• Multimeter
• Wire cutters
• Wire strippers
• Soldering iron
• Wire crimpers
• Complete Socket Set (SAE and Metric) (1/4", 3/8", 1/2")
• Breaker bar
• Torque wrench
• Torx sockets
• Spark plug socket
• 36mm 6pt socket
• Allen Wrenches
• Combination wrenches (SAE and Metric)
• Adjustable wrenches (small, large)
• Flat screwdrivers (small, medium ,large)
• Phillips screwdrivers (small, medium ,large)
• Pliers
• Needle Nose Pliers
• Vise Grips
• Snap ring pliers
• Channel-lock Pliers
• Pry bars
• Rubber Mallets
• Claw Hammer
• Sledge (3lb, 5lb)
• Dead blow hammer
• Ball-peens
• Punches
• Center Punch
• Chisels
• Files
• Wire Brush
• Pipe wrenches
• Utility knife
• Pocket Knife / Multi-Tool
• Gasket scraper
• MAPP gas & tip
• Pickle fork
• Saw
• Magnet
• Safety glasses
• Jumper cables
• Funnel
• Grease Gun
• Bottle jack
• Jack Stands
• Tow Bar & Attachment Points
• Lug Wrench
• Lug Key
• Air Pressure Gauge
• Valve stem remover
• Siphon hose
• Small flashlight
• Large flashlight
• Fire extinguisher
• Generator
• Air compressor
• Air tools
• Air Hoses
• Hack saw
• Hack saw blades
Extras
• Ratchet Straps
• Gas Can (Empty)
• WD-40
• Brake Cleaner (2+)
• Throttle Body Cleaner
• White Lithium Grease
• Dielectric Grease
• Anti-Seize
• Loctite (Blue & Red)
• Duct Tape
• Clear Tape
• Masking Tape
• JB-Weld Metal epoxy
• Epoxy
• Super glue
• Zip-Ties
• String
• Rope
• Bungee cords
• Tire repair kits & plugs
• Hose repair tape
• Cotter pins
• O-Rings
• Valve stems
• Lug Nuts
• Extra Valve stem cores
• Nuts & bolts assorted standard and metric sizes
• Spare wire of various gauges
• Electrical tape
• Crimp ends
• Solder
• Relays
• Batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, 9V)
• Wood blocks
• C-Clamps (Various Sizes)
• Repair manual
• Wiring diagram
Spare Parts
• Spare Key for vehicle (Left in Jeep on-trail)
• Engine Oil (6 qts)
• Differential Fluid
• Transmission fluid
• Transfer Case Fluid
• Coolant or Water
• Brake Fluid
• Power steering fluid
• Extra grease cartridge
• Spare fuses
• Serpentine belt
• Spare ZJ tie rod & drag link
• Spare differential covers (front & rear)
• Spare axle shafts (front & rear)
• Spare spider gears (front & rear)
• Spare u-joints for drive shaft & axles
• Spare u-joint bolts, straps, u-bolts
• Spare control arms
• Radiator leak stop
• Gas tank & Radiator repair
• RTV
• Spare Hoses / Tubing
Recovery
• Recovery Straps (2+)
• D-rings
• Chain
• Leather Gloves
• Flares
• Hi-Lift
• Shovel
• Ax
• Hatchet
Winch
• Tree saver
• Snatch block
• Cable Weight
Personal Items
• Water (1 Gallon/Person)
• Cooler with beverages
• Bottle opener
• Ice and ice chest or cooler
• Food - Bring Twice amount needed
• Snacks (trail mix, beef jerky, fruits, dry/canned food, etc.)
• Anti-microbial hand cleaner
• Grease hand cleaner
• Trash bags
• Paper towels
• Tarp
• Strike Anywhere Matches
• Lighter
• Sun block
• Chapstick
• Toilet paper
• Glasses
• Extra Contacts
• Contact Solution
• Contact Case
• Full change of clothes
• Shoes
• Boots
• Rain Jacket
• Sunglasses
• Hat
• Towels
• Rags
• Blanket
• Mechanix Gloves
• Camera
• Camera cards
• Binoculars
• Cell Phone
• Cell Phone Charger
• iPod
• iPod Charger
• CDs
• Driver's License
• Cash
• Credit Cards
• Maps (Local Area & Park)
• GPS
• Weather Forecast
• Directions To and From
• Local gas stations, parts stores, etc.
• Compass
• Walkie-Talkies (1 per Jeep)
Medical (First Aid Kit)
• Band-Aids (assorted sizes)
• 4x4 gauze
• Ace bandage
• Triangular Bandage / re-rolls
• adhesive tape
• Antibiotic cream
• antiseptic wipes
• Anti-diarrhea medication
• Tylenol
• Ibuprofen
• Aloe
• Burn gel
• Snake Bite kit
• Hydrocortisone cream (1%)
• Benadryl for mild allergic reactions
• Bee sting kit
• Bug repellant
• Disposable Gloves
• Instant Cold pack
• Instant Hot pack
• Scissors and Tweezers
• First-aid manual
• Safety pins
• Thermometer
Winter
• Jacket
• Hoodie
• Winter Hat
• Winter Gloves
• Mittens
• Scarf
• Boots
• Extra Socks
Camping
• Tent
• Sleeping bag
• Folding chairs
• Backpack/sacks
• Tarps
• Stove or grill and fuel
• Cooking pans
• Paper plates
• Paper towels
• Trash bags
• Zip-Lock Bags
• Propane Lanterns
• Stereo
im calling BS, there is no way you carry all this.... in an rv? thats a diff question... how do you excpect me to believe you take a generater and 5, 10, pund sledge... cmon is this practical.....

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Unread 11-11-2009, 09:57 PM   #92
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No way you fit all that in the jeep. I want to see a picute with all that in it.
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Unread 11-11-2009, 10:12 PM   #93
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He may if he has a tow rig and a trailer...then he MIGHT be able to fit all of that.
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Unread 11-11-2009, 10:20 PM   #94
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That's quite the list!
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Unread 11-11-2009, 10:23 PM   #95
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im calling BS, there is no way you carry all this.... in an rv? thats a diff question... how do you excpect me to believe you take a generater and 5, 10, pund sledge... cmon is this practical.....
OK you got me. I forget to mention a few of the items I don't bring. Here's what I do not bring from the list:

-Generator (On the list for when I construct my planned CJ/YJ Project & take it to the the trail on a tow rig & trailer)
-Air Compressor (Same reason as generator [above])
-Air tools (no compressor, no tools [once I have OBA I will bring these])
-Air Hoses (See above)
-Repair Manual (I don't own this in a paper copy so I don't bring it)
-Wiring Diagram (See above)
-Spare rear axleshafts (I didn't own these till last week but they will be brought from now on and take up minimal space)
-Flares (Don't own)
-Hi-Lift (Don't own yet [another Jeeper on the ride does] but when buy it will be mounted on rollbar)
-Shovel (Too lazy to pack the coal shovel that would fit perfectly in the tub)
-Ax (Don't own)
-Gas Can (Don't own)
-Winch Accessories (No winch, no accessories)
-Most of the medical list (Don't own but i NEED TO BUY. EVERYONE should! They would all fit in a small backpack.)
-Camping Gear (Don't camp much when I off-road)

Otherwise, I carry the remainder of my list with me. For anyone wondering if they can fit it, here's a picture of everything on my previous list, not mentioned the above, packed in my jeep on my last trail ride. Hopefully you can see that it's below the tub line (best picture I have).
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Unread 11-11-2009, 10:37 PM   #96
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Here's a few more pictures I was able to find of what I bring.

After the ride, a close-up of the rear:


Up-packed (most of the gear) and yes, it fit (look above):


The rest of the gear (tarp, strap, tow bar) (that jack doesn't come, it's for garage use only):
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Unread 01-06-2010, 07:35 PM   #97
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Another addition for you-
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/so...y-tuck-942018/
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Unread 01-08-2010, 03:02 PM   #98
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Lots of new topics/updates.
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Unread 01-15-2010, 10:31 AM   #99
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"Will a 33 fit on my tail gate?"

Yes, sort of, depending on the wheel offset and tire width. You may need an aftermarket bracket to replace the stock one to push the tire out further, or do as others have done and let some air out of the tire (which might defeat the purpose of having a spare).

Is it a good idea?

No. It can damage your tail gate. It will either crack the hinges, or it will slowly peel your tail gate back. If you do it, get the tire as snug against the tail gate and body as possible by extending the rubber pads with washers, and make plans to buy a tire carrier.


There, I cleaned up my post to make it a useful contribution.
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Unread 01-16-2010, 12:41 PM   #100
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http://www.jeep4x4center.com/jeep-se...uals/index.htm

I don't know if this can be put in or not, but good link to have.
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Unread 01-22-2010, 08:38 PM   #101
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Just a common problem on the TJ's:

The famous intermitant instrument cluster.

TJ Jeep Problem with Instrument Guages.
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Unread 01-22-2010, 11:11 PM   #102
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stuff to add to the info resources.

I'd like to know the advantage of a straight long arm lift kit to that of a radius arm lift kit.

Does one allow more articulation than another? Hope I'm not being redundant
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Unread 02-14-2010, 10:51 PM   #103
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Build sheet link needs fixed

Here is the link:

Contact Jeep
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Unread 02-15-2010, 04:02 PM   #104
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^^^ Fixed. Thanks!
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Unread 02-18-2010, 10:25 AM   #105
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Is there a write up about maintenance on an RH32 automatic tranny? If so, maybe it should be added?
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