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My baja's on its way to being off-road ready so i was wondering, what should I bring. Is there a list of most often broken parts? I know the basics belt, fuses, fire extinguisher ; ). What else should i bring? Hand wench? light bulbs? beer? lol


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i would recommend a set of tools.

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I like that "hand wench" idea. I need to get me one of those...hehe

A good starting point would be a basic set of tools, duct tape, nylon tie straps, electrical wire, fuses, assorted nuts and bolts, alternator belt, spare tire......... The list of essentials is countless and guranteed no matter what you bring, you will have left the all important "part or tool" at home. It never fails.

Undoubtedly the best item you can bring offroad, is a friend...in their own car....with a tow strap. Words to live by.

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Post Post subject: Re: Off Roading Essentials
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Undoubtedly the best item you can bring offroad, is a friend...in their own car....with a tow strap. Words to live by.

SHMO

Yea i second that...over and over again

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Post Post subject: Re: Off Roading Essentials
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its always good to have an acelerator cable and clutch cable a set of points and condenser maybe a extra coil i like to carry a small shovel a tow strap i like to keep some water in case i get stranded it really depends on how prepared you wanna be and how much room you got

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#1 would be toilet paper

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Post Post subject: Re: Off Roading Essentials
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ok you all missed the post i removed a while ago. we covered (ok i did) about 50 different things to carry ......

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shall we start a new list? just add to itdont post comments.....ok?!


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72BajaBen wrote:
shmo wrote:

Undoubtedly the best item you can bring offroad, is a friend...in their own car....with a tow strap. Words to live by.

SHMO

Yea i second that...over and over again

i definately third that. oh and any problem you come across can be fixed with an entire roll of duct tape!


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Undoubtedly the best item you can bring offroad, is a friend...in their own car....with a tow strap. Words to live by.

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Yea i second that...over and over again
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oh and am i the only one thinking about that old lady from national lompoons van wilder?

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ducttape anyone?


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dude that's crazy, how much you guys think he weighs?


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550 pounds, same as my baja.

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Post Post subject: Re: Off Roading Essentials
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Duct tape and WD-40.

If it moves and it isn't supposed to - duct tape.

If it doesn't move and it should - WD-40.


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Dont forget the WD-40 is also great if you get water in the dizzy.


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