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Things you keep in your truck

In your toolbox or cab, what are some of the things you keep in there for safety, entertainment, tools, tow supplies, etc.. ?

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Socket set +screwdrivers and other various tools, maglite, hand warmers, heavy coat

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Sweatshirt, pocketknife, Maglite, tow strap
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In my toolbox, i keep one side just for my tools. driver side of toolbox, i keep clean for clothes/jackets, or whatever i dont need to get dirty. in the truck, i dont keep anything other than flashlight. i like to keep my truck uncluttered
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I got 5 tie down straps (4-13', 1-6'), Maglite, and a Jacket. If I go on long distance trip I will throw in my toolbox, socket set and a blanket.
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i keep a small ratchet set, tow rope, and ratchet straps.
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towstrap, clevis, trailer light pigtail, california duster, some sort of flashlight, .45 caliber pistol, and usually some random garbage.
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Random tools jack jack stand (small 3 ton) flashlight the underhood light it a joke a jug of water extra cigs incase i run out in the middle of the woods. And thats about it if im just putting around town. Truck also gets extra oil gear oil for the trans/rear end and more tools for long trips.

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in bed: spare, 40' of heavy rope, 4 - 8' rigging straps
in cab: 2 - 25' tie down straps, socket set, some wrenches, safety blanket, dog stuff (leashes, treats, etc.), jack, first-aid kit, rain jacket and a 4l jug of water (for the dogs, truck and myself)
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stick o deodorant, raincoats,mag light,
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Under my backseat I have 150 piece craftsman toolset, 30 foot tow strap, atlas, toliet paper and a ton of different bungees and ratchet straps. Then in my front doors I have a flash light in both, and a couple screwdrivers in the door. Then I have some DVDs in my center console for long drives lol
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my crack pipe


hmm lets see. in addition to that...

In my center console i keep a pocket knife, the biggest can of pepper spray i could find, a set of trauma shears, a pen, and a lighter.

In my glovebox i keep my paperwork and extra work supplies ( extra valve core remover, tire pressure guage, safety glasses)

also floating around my cab i keep my fullface helmet and slide gloves, and usually a longboard of some type. and jumper cables of course.
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Hi-Lift, Socket Set, Wrenches, tow Strap, Tie Downs, extra fluids, change of clothes, other misc. tools, mag lite, potato gun. and im so glad i got a tool box, because all that used to be in my cab and it was stuffed, now i just keep garbage scattered across my floor!
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Trash. A bunch of pop bottle cans, work gloves. i think my jacks in their somewhere. old tocobell bags. I really need to clean it out. In the bed i have boxes. explore leaf springs,mud. Maybe my jacks back their. idk
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In the back of the cab: Jumper cables, extra serpentine belt, emergency poncho, rope, sunshade (for the dash), CD binder, sleeve of red solo cups (for impromptu beer pong games )

Glove Box: paperwork/insurance card, tire gauge, extra valve stem caps, owner's manual, extra straws for drinks

Ashtray: butane lighter

Console: pens, gas reciepts, change holder

Driver door pocket: Field notebook, 5n1 Screwdriver, dog leash

Passenger door pocket: maps, tape measure
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stick o deodorant, raincoats,mag light,
Have fun with the deodorant in the summer time....makes a HUGE mess!

I just have a few ratchet straps, jumper cables and a itty bitty mag lite. not much room in a std cab ranger
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-150 peice tool set.
-WD-40
-Ice Scraper
-Prestone deicer
-roll of shop towls
-work gloves
-extra bottle jack
-tire iron
-jumper cables
-maglight 2 cell
-rechargeable streamlight C4 LED <- Killer light 140 lumens
-collapsable trash can
-spare bulbs
-fuses
-8"hunting knife in the drivers door.
-Zune
-Garmin oregon 400t
-topo map of AK
-exrta cold weather gloves
-extra bennies
-coat
-rechargeable batteries
-sunglasses
-20ft tow chain
-hanes manual

It sounds like a lot but its really not much when you pack it all away right... a lot of it hides behind the jump seats..
Alaska!! Go Prepaired!!
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Have fun with the deodorant in the summer time....makes a HUGE mess!
I made that mistake this summer. ewww
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It's okay, they're tagged....
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Have fun with the deodorant in the summer time....makes a HUGE mess!

I just have a few ratchet straps, jumper cables and a itty bitty mag lite. not much room in a std cab ranger
I've had mine in there for the last year, never a problem. Old Spice invisible solid, it probably depends what kind you have.
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What I keep in my truck depends. I use to keep a ton of things, now I have a tool bag and a big plastic box that are in my truck sometimes, not always lately.

My toolbag probably weighs 80lbs or close to it, my wife can barely pick it up. It has 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 drives and metric sockets with some standard, several extensions/adapters and a torque wrench. A 3/4 drive with a few sockets (most of them stay in my craftsman rolling toolbox). Several end wrenches. Allen wrenches, spark plug wrench, oil filter wrench, screw drivers, vice grips, cutters, pliers, snap ring tool, picks, scrapers, jbweld, sealant, zip ties, electrical and duct tape, torx bits and other various junk.
My big black box generally has neoprene waiters, bogs boots, rain jacket, dual pump 12v air compressor, jumper cables, 30' strap, 20' strap, shackles, adjustable hitch with 3 *****, folding shovel, hatchet, knife, 6 bottles of water, 1 gallon of water, energy bars, some first aid stuff, rechargeable spot light, various extra light bulbs and fuses, often a sleeping bag and blanket, 12v fan, batteries, change of clothes. Probably some other things. I have been meaning to make it more organized but with so much junk it is difficult to do.

Inside the truck I have a 5-D mag light, some smaller flash lights, aspirin, batteries, change of clothes, camera, video cam, handheld ham radio.

As I said, it varies. I use to have all of this stuff and more in my truck all the time but I hate lugging so much stuff around.
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-Jumper Cables
-Ratchet Straps
-2 Pens
-Pad Of Paper
-Bungees
-3D Cell MagLite, As well as a small LED Flashlight
-Sweatshirt

As jlstang351 said, theirs not much room in a regular cab
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Oh I have a little tool bag under my other backseat with a quart of oil, mechanics gloves, tire iron and some other little stuff. Then I have a first aid kit in the pocket behind the drivers seat.
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I keep as little as possible, I don't like a cluttered truck and I have road side assistance and free towing so I don't need tools locally (just enought to change a tire). I only have anything other than my Phone charger and some odds and ends in my truck. If I am taking a road trip, then all the normal emergency supplies. I don't feel the need to carry it around here, Where I am never more than 20 minutes away from help. If I break down on the freeway on the way to work, I'm getting it towed any way (not risking my life to work on the side of the road)
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