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DGR tool kit..
« on: 24.09. 2018 16:41 »
Does anyone have a definitive list of tools / essential things needed to be carried on an A10 to do most roadside repairs etc..
I've been trying to figure one today.. No road side recovery here other than calling a friend with a pick up..
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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #1 on: 24.09. 2018 17:10 »
DGR toolkit?

I've just put the bike away but I'll take a photo of my kit when I can. One thing that I almost believe to be true is that if you carry a toolkit you will never need it.


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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #2 on: 24.09. 2018 17:49 »
My toolkit is all the tools I use to do my routine servicing - including tyre changes. It's not that big and fits in the toolbox. Don't forget the spare tube.
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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #3 on: 24.09. 2018 18:15 »
My toolkit is all the tools I use to do my routine servicing - including tyre changes. It's not that big and fits in the toolbox. Don't forget the spare tube.

All my favourite imperial spanners are in the bike tool roll same as you. It's a bit of a PITA to keep undoing the bikes tools when I'm at home. I don't carry tyre levers. I'd just call the AA

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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #4 on: 24.09. 2018 21:54 »
DGR toolkit?

I've just put the bike away but I'll take a photo of my kit when I can. One thing that I almost believe to be true is that if you carry a toolkit you will never need it.
.hi guys, GB so if you do not carry a tool kit you are in trouble, cheers
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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #5 on: 24.09. 2018 22:35 »
For my long ride to see the Motorcycle Cannonball bikes and riders, I spontaneously put together a little kit for the ride. One thing I made sure of was having the right Allen key for the clutch and brake lever clamps. Good thing, because the break lever came loose. I also packed a spare lever and perch, because the casting at the bar is a weak point I've had break in the past. Didn't need the spare, this time.

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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #6 on: 25.09. 2018 11:52 »
Back up vehicle with beer!
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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #7 on: 25.09. 2018 12:06 »
1: A can of tyre fix :O)

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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #8 on: 25.09. 2018 13:40 »
Mixed results with tyre fix can. Makes on helluva mess inside the tyre when it doesn't work. Oh, don't forget the tyre pump. Or these little CO2 canisters.
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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #9 on: 25.09. 2018 14:17 »
^^^ Have made me get home from the middle of nowhere many times, a God send :O)
Excellent for screws, glass, nails etc. Of course big damage, hole, rotten innertube etc it's not the tool.
Clean-up and final fixing or tube replacing if needed, peacefully well at home in the shed.

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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #10 on: 25.09. 2018 15:18 »
The kit I carry with me. At the bottom of the toolbox there is a plastic bag containing a clean(ish) micro-fibre towel, that is for cushioning/hand drying/ or in an emergency, oil mopping. Next to it are spare spark plugs. Next up is the tool roll. The bag once held my Android tablet. Then there is a tin with cable repair items. The lid is sealed with lots of useful insulating tape. An ex-chewing gum tub holds a spare headlamp bulb and some fuses.  Apart from imperial spanners I have some metrics to deal with rear carrier bolts etc.

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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #11 on: 25.09. 2018 20:57 »
GB,

 It didnt take that many tools to build this entire bike ;)

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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #12 on: 25.09. 2018 21:03 »
G'day fellas.
Your roads over there must be covered in debris! i haven't had a flat tyre on the road since 1982.  *shh* hope I haven't jinx'd myself.
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Re: DGR tool kit..
« Reply #13 on: 25.09. 2018 21:20 »
^^^ all those years ago, exploring all kinds of remote mountains tracks with the xt 350 & xt 500, there was 3 things I always took along: water, cofeine pills & tyre fix :O) In addition usually had a spare plug & socket + a solid Leatherman.

Mobile phone could be called a tool, but at that time zero connection in many places, so either one came back alive, or someone months later found a rusty bike carcass, and nearby, a helmeted skeleton, heavily chewed on by wolfes :O)
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« Reply #14 on: 25.09. 2018 22:09 »
Hope I am.posting this in the right forum if not forgive me and please move to the most appropriate please.
 Quick question I hope somebody will help me with.
What tools do people carry with them as I want to put together a small get you hope tool etc kit for my A7SS.
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