In a message dated 9/3/99 11:29:26 AM SA Eastern Standard Time,
> Also, what do you folks carry around in your boots, in case of breakdown,
> problems, or other MG surprises? So far, I've collected a socket set, two
> screwdrivers, two wrenches, the jack, and the spare tire. Also, two quarts
> oil, fix-a-flat, and a bottle of antifreeze. Any other recommendations?
One of Murphy's laws is: "If you have the spare with you AND the tool(s) to
install it, this item will not be the cause of your breakdown"
Usually I carry points, condenser, plugs, LT lead (the little black wire in
the distributor), fuses. I also carry my small tool box with full set of 3/8
sockets, a full set of combo wrenches, lots of various sized screwdrivers,
and a few pliers. A test light or multimeter can be a lifesaver, and I never
leave home without my Bentley manual. Embarking on a long trip I will
sometimes add more, but I rarely carry oil or Antifreeze. The reason for
this is 1. A spill is MESSY and 2. This stuff is available just about