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What spares to carry?

I've noticed a few folks carry a spare this or that- What should be definetely on the list?

Cam Positon Sensor
Air filter?
Fuel filter?
A wheel bearing?

Help me out here as any small item i'm willing to carry just in case.

Thanks!

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I've noticed: Gooseneck hideaway hitch, Rhino Liner , Banks Big Head WGC valve(?), Rear Air bags w/interior control,
K&N filter cold air intake POWR-SLIDER rear window setup , front&rear foglights/area lights-
MORE TO FIND... Check my Garage pics- tell me what's in there I didn't catch!

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What spares to carry?

I've noticed a few folks carry a spare this or that- What should be definetely on the list?

Cam Positon Sensor
Air filter?
Fuel filter?
A wheel bearing?

Help me out here as any small item i'm willing to carry just in case.

Thanks!

William

Well the CPS would be a good idea, the air filter if your in severe dirty enviroment, Fuel filter if your in a severe dirty enviroment. Wheel bearing if you want to haul around your whole work shop then you can carry an extra one.

I carry an extra cps, engine oil, tranny fluid, coolant.


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Well the CPS would be a good idea, the air filter if your in severe dirty enviroment, Fuel filter if your in a severe dirty enviroment. Wheel bearing if you want to haul around your whole work shop then you can carry an extra one.

I carry an extra cps, engine oil, tranny fluid, coolant.
haha, ya well we DO have the towing capacity

But ya I figure keep it on board (wheel bearing) and not pay the dealer price in anycase? Might be overkill I don't know- Just thinkin in the breeze...

1999 F250 CC 4x4
I've noticed: Gooseneck hideaway hitch, Rhino Liner , Banks Big Head WGC valve(?), Rear Air bags w/interior control,
K&N filter cold air intake POWR-SLIDER rear window setup , front&rear foglights/area lights-
MORE TO FIND... Check my Garage pics- tell me what's in there I didn't catch!

To Date:
SES code P1249 (MAY 11, 2007) cleared.
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haha, ya well we DO have the towing capacity

But ya I figure keep it on board (wheel bearing) and not pay the dealer price in anycase? Might be overkill I don't know- Just thinkin in the breeze...
I just don't know of anyone that has replaced one on the side of the road. Plus they are not cheap, looking at 300 dollars and that is from NAPA autoparts.


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wel the CPS for sure... i also carry a mag light, tow strap (never know when your gonna need to pull someone or get pulled out of something) and a full set of craftsman wrenches in a case and a full set of HUSKY Mechanic tools sets with some 12 point sockets for my driveshaft just incase i bend it again lol...both the tool sets are in small cases and fit perfectly behind the rear seat near my sub boxes... lol also carry some poker chips just in case oh an also carry a Utility Knife like the letherman wave 1 use camera and a hammer... damb i guess i carry a bunch of stuff but i just like to be prepared... and thats not even counting what i carry in my tool box

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I just don't know of anyone that has replaced one on the side of the road. Plus they are not cheap, looking at 300 dollars and that is from NAPA autoparts.
Mmm, good point. I'll just wait that one out...

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I've noticed: Gooseneck hideaway hitch, Rhino Liner , Banks Big Head WGC valve(?), Rear Air bags w/interior control,
K&N filter cold air intake POWR-SLIDER rear window setup , front&rear foglights/area lights-
MORE TO FIND... Check my Garage pics- tell me what's in there I didn't catch!

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wel the CPS for sure... i also carry a mag light, tow strap (never know when your gonna need to pull someone or get pulled out of something) and a full set of craftsman wrenches in a case and a full set of HUSKY Mechanic tools sets with some 12 point sockets for my driveshaft just incase i bend it again lol...both the tool sets are in small cases and fit perfectly behind the rear seat near my sub boxes... lol also carry some poker chips just in case oh an also carry a Utility Knife like the letherman wave 1 use camera and a hammer... damb i guess i carry a bunch of stuff but i just like to be prepared... and thats not even counting what i carry in my tool box

hope this helps

-Raul
Now we're talkin! Not sure why the camera and hammer.. I can only imagine:whistle: hehe... But good stuff there...

1999 F250 CC 4x4
I've noticed: Gooseneck hideaway hitch, Rhino Liner , Banks Big Head WGC valve(?), Rear Air bags w/interior control,
K&N filter cold air intake POWR-SLIDER rear window setup , front&rear foglights/area lights-
MORE TO FIND... Check my Garage pics- tell me what's in there I didn't catch!

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Now we're talkin! Not sure why the camera and hammer.. I can only imagine:whistle: hehe... But good stuff there...
camera for just in case you get into an accident.... got screwed over once and didnt have any pictures to prove anyone wrong... but i guess now a days people have camera phones so that will do perfectly... the hammer well its just an all around great tool.... obvioulsy if you need to break something off when doing repairs.....now in my tool box i have a high lift jack, torque wrench, my full set of dewalt tools (6 pieces) oh a Tire Guage is a must, air down tools, a portable air pump, cant remember what else is in their but gives you a good idea of what i usually carry.... im in the process of putting a whole air line setup on my truck with my 300psi air bags, 2 5 gallon tanks so that i can run air tools off of my truck.....

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camera for just in case you get into an accident.... got screwed over once and didnt have any pictures to prove anyone wrong... but i guess now a days people have camera phones so that will do perfectly... the hammer well its just an all around great tool.... obvioulsy if you need to break something off when doing repairs.....now in my tool box i have a high lift jack, torque wrench, my full set of dewalt tools (6 pieces) oh a Tire Guage is a must, air down tools, a portable air pump, cant remember what else is in their but gives you a good idea of what i usually carry.... im in the process of putting a whole air line setup on my truck with my 300psi air bags, 2 5 gallon tanks so that i can run air tools off of my truck.....

-Raul
I too have air bags in the bag and can hear that compressor goin... (was on the truck at time of purchase) You have more info for that setup? Sounds Nice!

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1999 F250 CC 4x4
I've noticed: Gooseneck hideaway hitch, Rhino Liner , Banks Big Head WGC valve(?), Rear Air bags w/interior control,
K&N filter cold air intake POWR-SLIDER rear window setup , front&rear foglights/area lights-
MORE TO FIND... Check my Garage pics- tell me what's in there I didn't catch!

To Date:
SES code P1249 (MAY 11, 2007) cleared.
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