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Your car should have at least three ways to purify water, such as
water purification tablets, a water straw, and a metal container
for boiling water, which are all easy items to stow away. As a
backup, you could also have Emergency Drinking water packets
stowed away.

The road less travelled is never as interesting. Pack your vehicles
and enjoy when the rubber meets the road. You can handle
anything that comes your way, because you're a prepper!

Now let's tall about the ordinary things you'd expect to have in
your car...
  1. Airfilter - Be sure to check your car's air filter ever 12,000
    miles. A clean air filter helps keep damaging particles from
    entering your engine and causing increased engine wear.
  2. cardboard or cat litter - for icy and snow conditions to get
  3. car manual
  4. flare and reflective triangle
  5. first aid kit
  6. flashlight or a headlamp
  7. fluids - Oil change, transmission fluid, and radiator coolant.
  8. ice scraper
  9. jumper cables
  10. paper towels or sham  to clean windshield visibility
  11. proof of insurance
  12. registration - yeah, you only need this one for the authorities
  13. spare tire
  14. shovel*
  15. tire jack
  16. tire pressure gauge
  17. tire chains
  18. WD-40
  19. wiper blades (replace them every winter)

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Car Survival Kit
Master list of gear to pack to survive a night

How to pack a car kit. Pack a car kit to survive a roadside
emergency or to get you through inclement weather. When you're
stuck, think about the things you might need. The ultimate
preparedness kit has food, such as ration bars or emergency
freeze dried meals and canned water in addition to the basics like
a flash light, and a first aid kit.

Below is a checklist to help you build and pack a car kit for

Masterlist for a Survival Car Kit
Read the vehicle prepping guide for an extensive list of things
that could go into your vehicle emergency kits.

The DMV recommends a clear plastic container, but that's because
they want the police to quickly see what's inside. Unfortunately,
it also enables thieves to see your wares. We suggest plastic box
with a handle, like the
ammo box, pictured right.

Masterlist of items for survival to pack in your car:

  1. a quality fixed blade survival knife
  2. a metal water container
  3. a metal cookware set
  4. fire starter
  5. fire extinguisher
  6. flashlight
  7. headlamp for changing tires or working on the car
  8. folding cook stove
  9. Emergency blanket or bivvy (wool blanket, Mylar blankets)
  10. Handwarmers
  11. Food bars in Winter (protein bars, granola, energy bars)
  12. ration bars (withstand heat)
  13. Meals Ready to Eat (MREs)
  14. chewing gum
  15. Hard candy or energy chews
  16. Freeze dried food pouches
  17. First aid kit
  18. lip balm
  19. Sanitary supplies (paper towels, sanitary napkins)
  20. Duct tape
  21. Tow strap
  22. Car escape tool (life hammer, ranger rescue tool, seatbelt
  23. Military shovel
  24. Gas siphon, gas can
  25. Cash in small bills
  26. Walking shoes
  27. Fold up bike
  28. Folding shovel
  29. Weather radio
  30. cell phone recharger
  31. Pandemic supplies (N95 respirator, gloves, goggles,
    biohazard bag)
  32. Power inverter
  33. Car repair kit
  34. Car camouflage tarp
  35. Road assistance kit
  • 1 heavy duty booster jumper cable
  • 1 hand-charged dual LED flashlight
  • 1 pair of dimpled work gloves
  • 1 emergency poncho
  • 1 emergency whistle
  • 1 flat head screwdriver
  • 1 Phillips head screwdriver
  • 1 roll of duct tape
  • 1 utility knife
  • 1 bungee cord
  • 2 shop cloths
  • 10 cable ties, and
  • 45 piece first-aid kit
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