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post #1 of 34 Old 01-14-2009, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
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7.3 survival kit

Hey guys,

Once I get my tool box I am going to put a box of spare parts in it. This is what I'm thinking


Extra fan belt
1 Gal of motor oil
CPS
O ring kit for fuel bowl
Duct tape
Electrical tape
pack of fuses
1 Gal distilled water
5 Gal can of diesel
Basic pack of tools


anything else you guys can think of?

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post #2 of 34 Old 01-14-2009, 12:29 PM
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Thats a pretty good plan there.

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That should take care of it, what kind of journey are you planning? Going cross country?

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Add a gallon of coolant to the list and the tow strap and you should be set to survive world war 3 with a 7.3

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Wire brush or sand paper for cleaning battery cables etc.
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Looks like a good collection. With the fuses it always seems like I blow the one I don't have, so just be sure to have at least one of everything, both the big and little ones. I try to keep a can of fix a flat or something in there, mainly because I don't have a spare that is big enough, and sometimes it's a lot easier than trying to jack it up and change a tire in 2ft of snow, and it could get you to a tire store hopefully.

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Get some tie wire and baling twine and throw in there too. You can fix serious stuff with enough wraps of either.

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