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Travelling Tool Box

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Items for Your Travelling Tool Box

Culled from the Metropolitan Mailing List and Visitor Suggestions

  1. Carry as many tools as you have in the garage
  2. Spare Distributor Parts
  3. A couple gallons of water (for you and the Met)
  4. A spare fuel pump or install an electric pump
  5. 1/4 drive socket set up to 9/16" (With 2 extensions and a swivel)
  6. 4 screw drivers, large and small flat and large and small cross point
  7. Combination Wrenches 1/4-5/16, 3/8-7/16, 1/2-9/16, 5/8-3/4
  8. Factory Tire Changing Equipment
  9. A Utilty Knife and Pliers
  10. Electrical Tape
  11. Assorted Solderless Electrical Connectors
  12. Needle Nose Pliers
  13. "The Key" to working on a met- an 11mm wrench...
  • Oil, Brake fluid, Tranny fluid
  • Shop Rags
  • AAA Card
  • Flashlight
  • Shop Manual
  • Jumper Cables
  • Cell Phone
  • Duct Tape
  • Women's Nylon Hosiery (for patching hose leaks and using as temporary belts (engine or pants))
  • Spare set of points and condenser -w- mini feeler gage set (to set point gap)
  • Spare brass/rear generator bushing, and spare gen. brushes(LU 305)
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