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#1 G4VVU

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 06:08 PM

Just curious as to what tools people carry with them when out in theor kit cars? I usually just take whichever tools I'd need to repair the latest modification or job if it goes wrong when out on the road 😂

#2 tractor

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 07:45 PM

once i got rid of my pinto engine found i didnt need to carry tools anymore  =@  =@  =@



#3 Thrashed

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 08:00 PM

I have a small plastic toolbox with a whole set of sockets screwdrivers and pliers along with a few other bits. Also a few spare bolts clips cable ties and wires. Anything to bodge a road side repair

#4 jaimo

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 08:12 PM

You cant help yourself chris
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#5 richyb66

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 08:23 PM

Since Chris swapped out the Pinto his car's rarely left the garage so his tools are always to hand.
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#6 Andi

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 09:28 PM

Gaffer tape

GBS ZERO

 

 

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#7 nelmo

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 10:09 PM

I got this from Halfords when it was on sale at £25 - http://www.halfords....-piece-tool-kit

 

Added some cable ties, gaffer tape, fuses...



#8 florin metal works

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Posted 15 April 2018 - 10:32 PM

Right posh --- even got scissors to cut the gaffer tape --- what no tape!!



#9 WallerZ

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 07:56 AM

AA Membership. Works really well!

And doesn't affect the weight of the car as much as all the spares and tools I'd need :D



#10 AndyW

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 09:56 AM

Toolroll with selection of screwdrivers, spanners and pliers, small socket set, cable ties, length of electrical wire, electrical tape, fuses, spare throttle and clutch cable, scissor jack and wheelbrace, bottle of water.

 

Blimey! I'm surprised my car moves with all that in it :unsure:


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#11 DanE

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 12:56 PM

AA card

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#12 cb750

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 02:13 PM

Mine's similar to AndyW but also includes Allen keys, spare relay and locking wheel nut key. I also carry an AA card for anything major.

#13 chrisruck

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 02:40 PM

As much as I can fit in the boot. Pretty much everything including jump leads and a power pack. Of course gaffer tape fixes most things so I have a roll of that too. :crazy:



#14 MarkBzero

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Posted 16 April 2018 - 06:26 PM

+1 for AA membership and a Leathermans, zip ties, pvc tape and spare coil.

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#15 Bob Tucker

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Posted 17 April 2018 - 09:22 AM

I looked at anything that could strand me.

my tool kit is similar to AndyW's toolroll, plus forceps to get to the 

recessed plug cap, and spark plug socket, plus 1 spare plug. I figure only 1 will go at a time & they are readily available anywhere.

So I have a 2nd electric fuel pump mounted alongside the one in use, I doubt I could get one easily in France. I swap them every year.

A spare ECU....tiny matchbox sized thing, almost impossible to find now, totally impossible in France. (Vauxhall 1.6 carb engine 1985)

Fuses and a relay. Spare rotor arm. Spare coil already mounted in place. Assortment of spare bulbs (legal requirement in France)

Plus breakdown cover of course.


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