2.3.2. Going to a long journey

Going to a long journey, carry out service of the car according to the general run. In a long journey, especially if a route unfamiliar, it is necessary to count only on himself and contents of a luggage carrier. The full list of necessary spare parts, tools and expendables which can be useful is given below. You can change it for own reasons. But even if you are not able to repair the car at all, do not reduce the number of spare parts or tools. In emergency situation it is possible to stop, of course, the car passing by or to address on any motor depot or to roadside car service, but this spare part or the tool it can not appear there, and in shop of spare parts — day off.
So, going to a long journey, in addition take the following.
1. Additional tool kit:
– big hammer;
– screw-drivers with flat and crosswise edges of three sizes — small, average and big (power);
– chisel;
– a set of heads from "8" to "32" with mm extenders 125 and 250, a neck, graggers and Cardan (domestic, European or American production);
– a key for pumping of brakes and a thin hose 20-30 cm long;
– center punch;
– hacksaw;
– a file with a notch of the average size;
– additional assembly shovel;
– clamp;
– hank of a knitting wire;
– a piece of a dense cardboard for production of laying;
– several screw collars of different diameter;
– piece of an emery cloth.
2. A support under a jack — wooden whetstone of 40х250х250 mm. A support (trestle type) for work under the car.
3. A canister of engine oil (in packing of 1 or 4 l). And on 1000 km of a run for the new, not passed a running in car take 4 l, for last 50 000 km – 1 l, for last 100 000 km – 2 l, with a run over 100 000 km – 4 l.
4. An antifreeze canister – 1 l (in the winter – 5 l).
5. Working liquid for a dolivka in the hydraulic booster of steering – 1 l.
6. Oil for a dolivka in the mechanical transmission (working liquid for the automatic transmission) – 1 l.
7. A bottle of brake fluid – 0,5 l.
8. Litol-24 lubricant tube.
9. A canister from 10 l of gasoline.
10. A special funnel for the mouth of the fuel tank having the narrowing excluding filling with ethylated gasoline.
11. A hose for gasoline transfusion.
12. Additive in fuel for increase in octane number (at the rate on two full gas stations).
13. Means for removal of bituminous spots from a body.
14. Means for removal of the stuck insects from a windshield.
15. Special set for repair of tubeless tires without razbortovka or sealant for wheels.
16. At least one brush of a screen wiper.
17. The sensor of provision of a bent shaft (for cars with the injector engine).
18. The coil of ignition it (is desirable).
19. A set of new spark plugs (for cars with the petrol engine).
20. The checked thermostat.
21. Maslobenzostoyky sealant (Germesil or analogs).
22. Ремкомплект for repair of the muffler.
23. A set of spare lamps (a half of all lamps established on the car except for repeating).
24. New brake shoes (on two pieces for disk and drum brakes).
25. Set of coupling springs of blocks of drum brakes.
26. Brake hoses (on the car there are hoses of the different sizes — on one everyone).
27. Couple of nuts of fastening of a wheel.
28. A box with bolts, nuts, washers (on 2–3 pieces from M5 to M10) and forelocks.
29. In the winter — defroster of glasses and "a liquid key" for locks.
30. In the winter — chains of antisliding or a sack of sand.
31. A wide transparent adhesive tape (for repair of hoses and the broken glasses).
32. A lamp on batteries or accumulators and a spare set of batteries to it.
33. A roulette (can be useful in case of road accident).
34. Box of matches, hatchet.
35. Strong rope or cord.
36. Cotton working gloves.
37. Something from working clothes.
38. Means for cleaning of hands.
39. A rug for work under car.
40. Soft pencil, several sheets of paper or notebook.