THE OLD BUSHIES’ FIX-IT-QUICK KIT

Camper Trailer Australia - - BUSH MECHANICS -

A well pre­pared bush me­chanic kit is in­valu­able. Whether you’re head­ing off on an epic lap around the coun­try, or you’re just tack­ling the lo­cal low-range for­est tracks. With that in mind, here’s ev­ery­thing you’ll need to make the ul­ti­mate kit for your adventures.

ES­SEN­TIAL TOOLS

Multi-grip pli­ers

Mul­ti­ple screw­drivers

Large shifter

Claw ham­mer

Stan­ley knife

Socket set

Breaker bar

Span­ner set

Bot­tle jack (dou­bles as a porta-power for panel re­pairs, too)

Test light or mul­ti­me­ter

Air com­pres­sor

Rags

Hi-lift jack

12V air com­pres­sor

Drag chain

Brake hose clamps or vice grip pli­ers Hack­saw (or at least the blade) Tar­pau­lin (great for ground sheet or shel­ter)

Ratchet straps

TRACK­SIDE CON­SUM­ABLES

Tyre re­pair kit

As­sorted elec­tri­cal fuses

As­sorted hose clamps

WD-40

Fenc­ing wire

Ca­ble ties

Tyre foam

Can­vas patches plus a nee­dle and thread Thread locker

Length of ex­haust pipe (great breaker bar ex­ten­sion)

Role of elec­tri­cal wire

High tem­per­a­ture bear­ing grease

Epoxy putty

Sil­i­con sealant

Scotch bright or sand pa­per – per­fect for clean­ing a sur­face be­fore re-seal­ing

SPARES TO CARRY

Wheel bear­ing and seals

Com­plete hub assem­bly

Wa­ter hose (to match your wa­ter tanks) Wheel nuts and wheel studs

Tyre valves and re­moval tool

Spring hang­ers

Spring U-bolt set

Any unique or hard to source parts for your setup

ELEC­TRI­CAL SPARES AND EQUIP­MENT

Roll of elec­tri­cal ca­ble

Jumper leads

Crimp ter­mi­nal kit

Spare fuses – in­clud­ing mini blade and glass tube style

Elec­tri­cal tape (non-conductive, un­like other tapes)

Spare on/off switches

Spare re­lays

Crimper pli­ers

Test ca­bles (length of ca­ble with an al­li­ga­tor clip on each end)

Scan tool

Al­li­ga­tor clips – per­fect for tem­po­rary con­nec­tions dur­ing di­ag­no­sis Sol­der­ing wire

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