Over the years I have carried numerous items in my vehicle which I thought were necessary to feel secure when travelling in the outback & remote areas. I have now come up with a list of essential items that are always in the vehicle whether on a trip or not.  These I have found help keep me self sufficient as far as carrying out vehicle maintenance & repairs that are within my capabilities in case of a break down.  Items are stowed in various places throughout the vehicle where space is available.  I keep an inventory of where they are all stowed so that finding them is not difficult.   The list is apart from the items mentioned in the "Vehicle Specifications" section.   The list is as follows :

01.             1 x Travel Aust. By 4WD Book.

02.              Navigation Map Reading Aids.

03.              Aids To Survival Manual

04.         1 x Toyota 75 Series Workshop Manual.

05.              1 x Vehicle Information Folder containing inventory of items in vehicle.

06.              1 x Chevy. 6.5. Litre. Diesel Service Manual.

07.              West Australian Perth Street Directory.

08.              West Australian Travelling Atlas.

09.              Road Maps of Australia.

10.             Comprehensive First-Aid Kit with First-Aid Manual.

11.         Hand Compass, GPS  &  Manual.

12.              1 x Barrett 550 H.F. Radio Operators Handbook.

13.               2 x H.F Aerial Spare Wire Taps + 1 x 20 Tap HF Aerial + 1 x  H.F 2-20 MHz manual tune Aerial.

14.             Pop Rivett Gun & various size pop rivets.

15.               Winch Remote Control Unit.

16.               Spare Mini Torch Batteries & Globes.

17.               Boxes of Matches.

18.               Pocket Knife.

19.               Note Pads, pencils & pens.

20.               Syringe & Length Tubing (used for syphoning liquids).

21.               12 Volt Cigarette Lighter Plug Power Lead.

22.              3 x ½ Tonne, 2 x 3 Tonne  ‘D’ Shackles.

23.                Spare Air Compressor Filter & Spare hose connection fittings.

24.              3 x Rolls Insulation Tape.

25.                Vehicle Immobiliser Spare Battery.

26.               Waterproof Marking Pens.

27.              Set of Small Jeweller’s Screw Drivers.

28.                 Spare Long Range Tank Fuel Filler Cap. 

29.           1 x Electrical Crimping Tool & Container of Electrical Wire Crimping Lugs.

30.             Spare Vehicle Light Bulbs.

31.             Spare Vehicle Electrical Fuses.

32.           3 x 20 meter & 1x 60 meter Lengths of Nylon Rope (3 Tonne Safe Working Load).

33.           2 x Tension Wrenches (0-25 ft-lb & 20-200 ft-lb torque).

34.                1 x Pair Overalls.

35.               1 x Container of Super Araldite & 5 Sachets Epoxy Glue.

36.                2 x Sticks of Soft Solder (for Radiator Repairs).

37.                1 x Container of Silver Solder Flux.

38.                1 x Container of Soft Solder Tinning Flux.

39.                1 x Container of Devcon Panel Metal.

40.                1 x Container of Silver Solder rods, Stainless Steel & General Purpose Welding Rods.

41.                1 x Roll of Resin Cored Soft Solder.

42.                1 x Front Wheel Bearing Nut Tube Spanner.

43.                 1 x L.P. Gas Brazing Torch Kit & Hose.

44.                 1 x Roll Gore-Tex Joint Sealant Tape.

45.                 1 x Set Heavy Duty Battery Jumper Leads + Set Heavy Duty leads for DC Arc Welding & welding mask.

46.                1 x Container Bandag Emergency Tyre Repair Patches + tube vulcanising glue.

47.                 2 x LT235/85R16 Spare Inner Tubes  

48.           1 x Axle Hub Jacking Attachment. 

49.           Spare Tyre Schraeder Valves & Tubeless Rim valve stems.

50.           1 x Nylon 8 Tonne Snatch Strap.

51.           1 x Snatch Block.

52.           1 x Tow Rope.

53.           1 x 3 meter Length High Tensile Strength Chain.

54.           1 x Tyre Pressure Gauge.

55.                 2 Litres Battery Distilled Water + Battery Filler Bottle.

56.           1 x Battery Hydrometer

57.           1 x 300mil sq. Sheet Of High Temperature Gasket Material (for exhaust system repairs)

58.           1 x 300mil sq. Sheet of Neoprene Rubber  (minor water/fuel leak repairs)

59.                 Spare Radiator Cap.

60.           1 x Multimeter for checking electrical circuits.

61.                 2 x Litres Gearbox Oil.                                           

62.                 2 x Litres LSD Oil.

63.                 1 x 500mil Bottle Power Steering Fluid.

64.                 1 x 500mil Bottle Brake Fluid.

65.                 1 x Grease Gun.

66.                 2 x Grease Gun Cartridges.

67.                 1 x Small & 1 Large Plastic Funnel.

68.                 1 x  200mil Bottle Brake Fluid + Brake Bleed Hose.

69.                 1 x Oil Filler Pump.

70.                  8 Litres Engine Oil.

71.                  1 x Box Containing : Spare Wheel Bearing & Oil Seal, Transfer Case Front Oil Seal,

                 Transfer Box Output  Shaft Coupling Drive Shaft Nut, Differential Oil Seal, Tin Rolls-Royce Gasket Goo + Brush

72.                1 x Box Containing : Front Leaf Spring Hanger Set,  Tube of Silastic, Tin of Assorted Nails,

                 Tube of Forma-Gasket, Roll Thread Tape, Tube Loctite.

73.                1 x Spare Top & Bottom Radiator Hose.

74.                  1 x Length 3/8” Bore Power Steering Hose.

75.                   1 x Spare Heater Hose.

76.                   1 x Spare Fuel Line Hose [1/4” (6.4mm)].

77.                   1 x Spare Fuel Line Hose [5/16” (7.9mm)].

78.                   1 x Emergency Rear Fuel Tank Fuel Line.

79.                   1 x Spare Vacuum Hose [3/16”].

80.                   1 x Stick Selleys Multipurpose Polymer Repair Putty.

81.                   1 x Tube of Selleys ‘Kneed It’ repair compound.

82.                   1 x Primary & Secondary Fuel Filter.

83.                   1 x Fuel Filling Funnel.

84.             1 x 240volt  Pistol Drill & 4inch 240volt Grinder, drill bits & grinding discs.

85.             1 x  Box Containing assortment of : Nuts, Bolts, Electrical Wire, Hose Clips, Screws.

86.             2 x 12 volt Soldering Irons (1-Heavy Duty, 1- Small Tip for electric circuit repairs).

87.             1 x Oil Replenishment Hand Pump & Hoses (for engine & transmission oil changes).

89.             1 x  3inch bench vice (base clamp type)

90.             1 x  Metric Heli-Coil Thread Repair Kit (for axle bearing housing studs).

91.             1 x Can WD-40.

92.             1 x Can Degreasol.

93.             1 x Mechanical Tyre Bead Breaker, heavy duty tyre levers & Tubeless Tyre Puncture Repair Kit.

94.             1 x 6 Tonne Hydraulic Jack & base plate.

95.             1 x 20db high gain Yagi Aerial (for long range mobile telephone use)

96.             1 x set metric socket/ring spanners.

97.             1 x set A/F socket/ring spanners

98.             1 x 2lb ball pane hammer, 1 x 4lb rubber mallet, heavy duty screw drivers (small & large), Phillips Head screw driver (small &  large).

99.             1 x set of thread Ezi-Outs (for removal of broken studs)

100.           Spare wheel studs, wheel nuts, Axle bearing housing studs, cone washers & nuts.

101.           Hacksaw & spare blades (18 & 24 teeth/inch)

102.           Container Anti-Seize Grease.

103.           Container high temperature wheel bearing grease.

104.           Tyre tube vulcanising puncture repair kit.

105.           Spare Alternator/Water Pump, Power Steering, Air Compressor Vee Belts.

106.           1 x 1KVA Pure Sine Wave Generator + 10 litres petrol.

107.           1 x 300mm adjustable spanner.

108.           2 x 2kg. Dry Powder Fire Extinguishers.

109.           Packet of Cable-Ties (Various Sizes).

110.           2 x 60 LED 12 volt work lights.

112.           1 x 120 watt 12 volt portable spot light.

113.           2 x 12 volt 50 amp power extension leads with double adaptor.

114.           1 x  2 meter square canvas mat (for tyre puncture repairs & under vehicle repairs).

115.           1 x long handle shovel.

116.           1 x small collapsible handle spade.

117.           1 x GME MT410G 406Mhz [GPS Tracking] PLB [Personal Locator Beacon].

118.           1 x Tuckerbox containing 2 weeks emergency food supply.

119.           1 x in vehicle 5 Watt UHF radio + 5 watt Portable Handheld 40 channel UHF radio.

120.           1 x 10 tonne Hi-Lift jack.

121.           1 x LP Gas 2 Burner Portable Gas Stove.

122.           1 x 4.7kg LP Gas Bottle.

123            1 x Axe