4WD Spare Parts to have before you leave

There are a variety of spare parts you should consider taking with you before departing on your 4WD adventure. Often when four wheel driving you will face difficult terrain which may cause damage to your vehicle but with the right tools and knowledge you can generally overcome the situation yourself; at least until you get to the nearest town. There are also a variety of 4WD extras on the market that can make your journey more comfortable.

There are a variety of spare parts you should consider taking with you before departing on your 4WD adventure. Often when four wheel driving you will face difficult terrain which may cause damage to your vehicle but with the right tools and knowledge you can generally overcome the situation yourself; at least until you get to the nearest town.

There are also a variety of 4WD extras on the market that can make your journey more comfortable.

4 Wheel Drive

COMMON PARTS REQUIRED

* 2 Spare tyres, 1 spare wheel

* Air filter

* At least 2 inner tubes

* Condenser

* Distributor cap

* Electrical cable

* Electrical connectors

* Fuel filters

* Fuel pump

* Fuses

* High tension leads

* Ignition coil

* Lubricants, oils and fluids

* Oil filter

* Packing grease

* Plugs

* Points

* Punctured tyre repair kit

* Radiator hoses / clips

* Recovery tools

* Rotor button

* Spare air conditioning belt

* Spare alternator belt

* Spare fan belts

* Spare hose clamps

* Spare power steering belt

* Water pump

* Wheel bearing kit

USEFUL TOOLS

* 12 volt Soldering iron

* Bow saw

* Hacksaw and blades  

* Hand Drill and drill bits

* Heavy Duty Air Compressor

* Mallet

* Pipe Wrench

* Plug Wrenches, which can be used for sump, diff and gearbox

* Pop Rivet tool

* Rechargeable battery drill

* Safety Glasses

* Screwdriver set including a Phillips head and flat tip

* Sharp knife

* Side Cutters

* Sledge Hammer

* Socket Set

* Standard pliers both multi-grip and long nose

* Tinsnips

* Tyre Pressure Gauge

* Vice grips

* Wheel brace

* Wire Brush

* Tyre Levers

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