Mandatory Trail Equipment

Mandatory Trail Equipment

Postby Orangeamc13 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:55 pm

This is a list of Mandatory Equipment needed in your rig! :cool: This list is by no means complete, but these are the MINIMUM requirements needed to ride with us!

Front & Rear Recovery Points That Are Properly Frame Mounted In One Manner Or Another (Tow Hooks, D-rings, etc.)
Tow Strap Without Metal Hooks (No Chains!)
First Aid Kit (Basic Will Do, But More Is Always Better)
Fire Extinguisher
Spare Tire (Must Be Able To Get You Off The Trail And Back To Trailhead)
Suitable Jack For Your Vehicle (Hi-Lift Jack Recommended)
Minimal Supply Of Tools For Your Vehicle
Seat Belts (These Need To Be Worn!)
A FUNCTIONING 4x4 System



These items are not mandatory equipment, but are highly recommended!

Recovery Gear:
Winch
Tree Saver
Snatch Block
Straps - tow & snatch
Extra D-Rings
HD Work Gloves
Spotter Line
Pull-Pal

Tools:
Maglite & 2 Sets of Spare Batteries
Various Tools (Full Socket/Wrench Sets In Standard And Metric, Pliers, Vise Grips, Screwdrivers, BFH, etc.)
Hydraulic Floor Jack
Bottle Jack
Bailing Wire
Duct Tape
Zip Ties
Hatchet And/Or Axe
Shovel
PB Blaster
GOJO
Safety Glasses
Various Bungie Cords
Cordless Sawzall Or Angle Grinder

Electrical:
Power Inverter
Fuses & Relays
Wire (Various Gauges)
Wire Stripper
Electrical Connectors
Electrical Tape

Spare Parts:
Belts, Hoses, Spark plugs, Wires, etc.
Spare Tie Rod Assembly
U-Joints
Spare Light Bulbs
Fluids - Oil, Tranny, Differential, Coolant, Water, Starting Fluid, etc.
Filters - Air, Oil, etc.
Driveshafts
Axleshafts
Funnels
RTV

Part Specific Tools To Replace Spare Parts Carried In Rig:
12pt 1/2" Or 13mm Socket For Unibearing Hub Bolts (TJ,XJ,YJ,ZJ,MJ,WJ, etc.)
12pt 12mm Socket For 8.8 Flange Bolts
36mm or 1 7/16" Socket For Axle Nuts (TJ,XJ,YJ,ZJ,MJ,WJ, etc.)
2 1/16" Socket For CJ Spindle Nuts
Breaker Bar
Length Of Pipe For Leverage
Ball Joint/U-Joint Press
Snap Ring & Lock Ring Pliers
Long Pry Bar

Navigation & Communication:
Operational CB Radio
GPS
Maps (Road & TOPO)
Compass
Spare Battery And/Or Charger For Cell Phone

Emergency:
First Aid Kit
Spare Fire Extinguisher
Waterproof Matches
Firestarter
Emergency Flares
Sunblock

Clothing:
Change Of Clothes (Including Spare Boots & Socks)
Foul Weather Gear - Gore-Tex And Fleece w/Gloves (Pack For The Worst Weather You Can Imagine)
Mechanics Gloves

Cooler:
Bottled Water, Gatorade, Food, etc.

Miscellaneous:
Tire Deflators
On Board Air/Portable Air Compressor/C02 Tank
Trash Bags (Everyone Should Be "Packing It Out"! These Can Be Used To Pick Up Trash On Trails As Well)
Saw And/Or Loppers
Rope - Small Gauge (550 Parachute Cord) and Heavy (For Massive Jeep Repair)
94 ZJ 5.2, 46RH, 242/SYE, HPD30/Aussie/Chromos/760's/RuffStuff Cover, 8.8/LockRight/Artec Truss/Riddler, 4.10's, 6.5", Mopar Performance ECU, 35x13.50" BFG Blues...
83 CJ7 4.2, 88 XJ 4.0, 99 XJ 4.0
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Re: Mandatory Trail Equipment

Postby Orangeamc13 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:56 pm

Feel free to ask questions if needed! :)
94 ZJ 5.2, 46RH, 242/SYE, HPD30/Aussie/Chromos/760's/RuffStuff Cover, 8.8/LockRight/Artec Truss/Riddler, 4.10's, 6.5", Mopar Performance ECU, 35x13.50" BFG Blues...
83 CJ7 4.2, 88 XJ 4.0, 99 XJ 4.0
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Re: Mandatory Trail Equipment

Postby RottenBanana » Tue Jan 19, 2016 4:37 pm

Quite the extensive list! Very nice!
Though never mentioned or taken seriously.......thank you for noting SEATBELTS!! Obviously needed for everyone, but mostly for the ppl with detachable doors. I see it all the time on the trail & I cringed every time so good shit!
Flexing Flexington.......nice to flex your acquaintance.
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