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Old 05-17-2011, 06:19 PM
Gumcrew2 Gumcrew2 is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

First aid kit with everything up to sutures (yes you read that right).
(2) 30' X 4" 40,000lb straps
(4)+ 2000lb ratchet straps
Various hooks, shackles, tree savers
Oil, brake fluid, gear oil

Tool wise:
Enough to change a motor!

I'm not even kidding, in both my Jeep and Ranger, (specifically the Jeep), I carry at LEAST 150lbs of tools at all times.
ALWAYS: Craftsman 204pc tool set and various breaker bars/ LARGE prying/breaking tools for junkyard use. I've been pulled over and has a cop ask why I looked like I was a mobile shop, because I AM lol

When wheeling the Jeep I carry spare axle shafts, driveshafts, u joints, brake lines, Heim Joints (steering), TONS of bolts, hubs, ALL hoses/ enough fluids to refill entire vehicle (seriously, coolant, tranny gear oil and more).

Overkill? TOTALLY

Having to change a throwout bearing on the trail AND HAVING THE PARTS AND TOOLS TO DO IT AND BE HOME THE SAME DAY? PRICELESS
'83 Ford Ranger 2.3L 4Spd, Dual Tanks, 195/60R15's, Welded Rear End TOTALLED AT 483,211 MILES
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Old 05-18-2011, 06:16 AM
Cdy291 Cdy291 is offline
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Sunglasses, pen, tire guage, gloves, screw driver, hex wrenchs, flashlight, adjustable wrench.
2001 Ranger Edge
3.0 V6
4.10 gears
97,780 mi
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Old 05-18-2011, 05:02 PM
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

jumper cables
2016 F150 Supercrew XLT 5.0
1968 Ford Thunderbird Tudor 429 Thunderjet V8

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traded-2007 F150 XLT Supercab 5.4
Sold:03 Sonic Blue FX4 Steppie 4.0SOHC 5spd
ranger free since 6/15/2012

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Old 05-18-2011, 11:09 PM
logicgear logicgear is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

Under the bed cover..
spair tire(cause my truck is to slow to go over speed bumps with a spair under), a peace of card board to lay on under the truck, Tool box with a mini 2ton jack, lug bar, flairs, tow strap, D rings, 4 rachet straps, a bungie cord, jumper cables, gloves and a small socket set.

In glove box.
my and a pair of my girls sun glasses, a had full of napkins, extra air freshners (black ice) pens and random keys i don't know what they go too

ash tray.
memory stick for radio with mp3s, mail box key and change.

center consle.
wire cutters, 6 way screw driver, more napkins, toqure specs for heads (for work), radio remote, gps and charger, phone chargers.

on the floor and in xcab.
more hand tools (went to the junk yard today), new sub in its shipping box(installing tomorrow), TP, fire extinguisher.

I think that is it. but reading all of this I remember i need to pick up a first aid kit.
1990 Ranger XLT Super Cab 2.9L V6

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Old 05-21-2011, 02:05 AM
Randominator Randominator is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

fuzzy handcuffs condoms cd's and in the toolbox i have a 200 piece tool set ratchet straps and chains lol you ask for safety and entertainment as well
2002 Ranger Edge Reg cab 2wd 3.0 FTW! plan on modding just slowly UPDATE: Dual exhaust with turbo glasspacks and 3 1/2 inch tips out the rear
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Old 05-22-2011, 12:44 PM
DeathlyTremor DeathlyTremor is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

Recovery strap mag light work gloves first aid kit gum golf balls and a trunk monkey with tire iron
2004 Tremor Ext Cab 4.0 Auto 4X4 All Power Opts Hellas Behind The Grill Custom Stereo Bezel Power Moonroof, Stage 2 Shift Kit, Pioneer 6 Changer 9 Speakers and Sub Ultra 15" wheels wraped in 31 1050 Bridgestones
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Old 05-23-2011, 05:56 PM
DangerRanger379 DangerRanger379 is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

breaker bar, power inverter, all my tools in the toolbox in the bed, 3-cell maglight, 4-cell maglight w led bulb, cologne, condoms, hydrolic jack, 4-way, bungie cords, ratchet straps, sweater, hat, spare cb radio and mic, and a glock 17 with 3 loaded 17 round mags + a 50 round box of hollow points.
2003 | XLT | Extended Cab | V6 | 4x4 | 4.0L SOHC | 3 Inch Body Lift | Cranked T-Bars | TJM Wench Bumper | Blacked Out Heads | Fog Light Mod | Surround Delete Mod | Blinker Mod | Custom Center Console | OHC | Pacer Bullet Rims | 33x12.5 All Terrains | 1 Inch Wheel Spacers
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Old 05-24-2011, 03:26 PM
LiveLifeChill LiveLifeChill is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

hmmm...first aid kit,extra boots, jumper cables, tie downs and other straps, small grill, half a bag of charcoal, sleeping bag, sleeping bag pad, mess kit for camping, lighter fluid, gallon of gas, crate full of cleaing supplies, huge spotlight, drill tools etc.

i kinda "live" out of it
2006 XLT 4.0SOHC
Herculiner>Cab&Bed A.R.E. Camper Shell> 2 Yakima Racks. Pioneer Sound System>Head Unit/6x8's/10" Sub 300 Watt 4-Channel Amp + 2 Marine Speakers
in the Shell.Aftermarket Fuse Box All the Extras Run Off Their Own Fuse Box. Various other mods. Near future plans are a solar panel system and deep cell battery.
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Old 03-12-2013, 07:21 AM
FaCubeItch FaCubeItch is offline
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Originally Posted by greyghost View Post
well with the cap on now i have a full set of turnout gear, 3 scba bottles. my air pack, a box of 50 fusees, a bag with 2 complete changes of clothes, 2 tow chains, 2 semi load straps with loops sewn in the ends (one 50' & one 100') a 2 gal can of mixed gas, a husvarna chain saw, a set of jumper cables, 2 chunks of rope, small bag of rappelling gear.
in the cab i have 2 fire dept radios, 4 fusees a rain jacket, a pair of work boots and a mag light that recharges off the truck battery. i'm sure there's more but you get the point sometimes i wish i'd had bought a f150 super
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Old 03-14-2013, 09:22 PM
landlessfarmer landlessfarmer is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

For now:
Jumper cables
Tape adaptor to play tunes from my Droid4.
Duracell Motorola phone charger
Pair of leather work gloves
Haynes manual
Air filter I just bought at Advance Auto Parts

I'd like to add:
First Aid Kit
Sunglasses, (though I hardly wear them)
Tire gauge
Multi-tool (I have a Winchester model I can keep in the truck)
Droid4 dock for easy GPS and navigation
2-3 Ratchet tie downs
Small Mag-Lite and spare batteries
Fire extinguisher
First Aid kit
Alvie aka Landless Farmer
2001 Ford Ranger XLT Supercab 4x4
4.0 SOHC V6
Hunter green paint
Scars and scrapes like a real truck should have!
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:34 PM
RagerTom RagerTom is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

a pack of smokes, 2 lighters, a bottle of vodka, passports and drivers licenses for 2 aliases, 10k cash, a maglite and 1.63 in change in the ashtray
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:47 PM
ford4thot ford4thot is offline
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10k cash
you should leave your truck unlocked just for tonight...oh and let me know your address lol
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Old 03-14-2013, 10:47 PM
CitySlick CitySlick is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

8 ratchet straps, 4 big, 4 small
1 tow strap - 30' rated at 50,000 lbs.
1 recovery rope - 30' rated at 28,000 lbs
two drop hitches with holes (for use with the shackles)
jumper cables
snow brush/ice scraper
4 way tire iron
2' breaker bar
various sockets and wrenches
washer fluid
detailing supplies
touch up paint
solder iron

i could go on and on.
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:03 PM
spring794 spring794 is offline
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Default Re: Things you keep in your truck ?

Bungee cords
A little Craftsman screw driver and wrench set
Extra wiper blade
California dry blade
Snow brush/ice scrapper (left in there from when the truck belonged to my uncle in WA)
Multiple pairs of gloves
A craftsman jack (in addition to stock jack, but the stock one doesn't retract all the way)
Spare tire wrench (because tow bar is in the way to use stock spare tire wrench)
Couple tire wrenches
Stock Mazda first aid kit (needs more band aids)
Some other first aid kit my uncle put in the glove box
Tire pressure gauge
Tow bar tongue (I think that is the right term) but no tow ball on it
USB cell phone charger
30 pin connecter cable (need a lightning one for my iPhone)
aux cable
iPod Classic

I need some jumpers, I also have tire chains but as I am in Texas, those stay in my garage.
1995 Mazda B2300 SE
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Old 03-15-2013, 02:42 PM
motts27 motts27 is offline
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Tow strap
Jumper cables
Obd ii code reader
Brake fluid(leaking slave)
Ice scraper
2 hitches
In the summer, all my tools in the tool box.
1999 Ford Ranger reg cab 4x4 add-a-leaf 32'' hankook dynapro or 265/75/15 winterforce for winter 3.0 FFV 5 speed, throttle cable mod, torsion bar cranked, tint.
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