<VV> tools, spares
lclarkpdx at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 22:47:12 EST 2010
My gal pal (aka wife) carries a cell phone with my number in it, and a
credit card for plane tickets if option number one doesn't work.
And yes, she would just leave the car there. If it doesn't run, it's junk,
regardless of the age of the vehicle, or the intrinsic or sentimental value
You must have awful luck with the cheap air pumps. I've got one that my
friend gave me 15 years ago - cost him 20 bucks. I have used it countless
times, tractor tires, 35-inch 4wd tires, whatever. I did have take the
switch apart once to fix a wire that had come loose.
On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 2:46 PM, deltainc <deltainc at grm.net> wrote:
> My gal pal always carries the following in a big e-bag, regardless of
> ( oh, cell phone& car charger ) ; miniature floor jack ; breaker
> bar/sockets type lug nut wrench; real "rubber "fuel line, wire ties,
> windup hose clamps , very few wrenches and screwdrivers.
> Also, and most used :: one of those puff puff 12 volt tire inflators with
> light ..... if a slow leak is the problem, she pumps the tire up and
> can get home, or at least to a fixit shop. Pay at least $50 for a decent
> one, and then figure on a lifespan of maybe 4 pump-ups; these are shiny
> junk. Advize to fix up special wiring and clips to go direct to battery,
> not ciggy lighter.
> fwiw, ken campbell, iou
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