Essential Recovery Gear!

Discussion in 'Member's Garage and Tools' started by J.Wal, Aug 6, 2011.

  1. J.Wal

    J.Wal Full Access Member

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    Ok, what do you keep in your truck? Do you have a Kit or just a tow strap?

    I will be putting together a recovery bag for my Toyota 4 Runner.

    It will contain:

    1 pair of leather gloves
    2 snatch straps
    1 wire winch remote
    2-4 Shackles
    1 can fluid film
    Large assortment of zip ties
    basic hand tools


    That is it so far.

    What do you suggest I add and what do you carry?
     
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    Some form of a jack, maybe a hi lift one? uhh a huge hammer? lol. spare tire or two. not really "bag" items, but are needed.. oh and some duct tape
     
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    Duct tape and electrical tape, thanks for reminding me!!

    I will eventually get a high-lift and mount it to the back role cage bar. Found a home made mount. It will be clean and out of the way!
     
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    toss in a few extra d-rings or w/e for the straps to hook too just incase.
     
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    Bdons-SD Anti spark plug!

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    ^^ what he said. Shovel/pick, gas can, water jug, Id go with chains instead of straps, flashlight (s). also some waders of extra pants, you never know when youll get hi centered in a puddle... ive seen it many times.

    My rigs not a wheeler obviously, but I keep an exact double of the hand tools in my truck as i have in my work bench. I also have blocks, straps, a bin of assorted screws, bolts, nuts, wire nuts etc. Ive got hammers, squares, wire, come along, dozens of other things you could possibly think of on a jobsite... sadly you can load up your toolbox with anything and everything you can imagine, but you will always need something you dont have...
     
  6. 01f1502wd

    01f1502wd going up? yes i am.

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    ^what this guy said.

    I also have a bunch of rope pair of big pliers and some needle nose, philips and flathead screwdrivers, jumpercables, tiedowns, small and big cresent.....
     
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    2 -3" straps,jumper cables, and 4 big shackles
     
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    I've got a hi-lift jack, a 180pc toolkit, my tool box with electrical stuff, tape, and zip-ties. A short 6000lb rope with hooks and then a 30' strap rated to 30,000 working lbs.

    Thats what I carry daily lol If I was off-roading, I'd have some chains and a shovel for sure.
     
  9. W.Hirsch

    W.Hirsch Yippie-Ki-Yay....

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    I have just about every hand tool I can think that I would need, floor jack, gloves, tape, zip ties, tow strap, shackles, ratchet straps, small 12v air compressor, flashlight, bolt cutters, gojo, towels, tire plugs, jumper cables, and some other stuff I caint think of. But I don't do that much off-roading.
     
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    ^ floor jacks don't do sh1t off road. Everything else sounds good! :peace:
     

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