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      12-21-2010, 09:03 AM   #1
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Emergency Kit

I plan on making some emergency kits for family/friends for the holidays. What are some cheap and useful things I should include? I plan on going to the dollar store and "five and under" store to get some flash lights, batteries, fuses, water, ect. I also want to make some easy to follow instructions for changing a tire, replacing a fuse, maybe even a 'what does that noise probably mean' section.

What do you guys think?
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Just buy them all AAA memberships for a year
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+1 better than an Ekit.

But I will say one thing. That is a very thoughtful/original holiday gift.
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Man Ur not coming to my Christmas party for sure...lol seriously tho...glow sticks? Flares? Some thing that'll make em visible in an Emergency!
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Man Ur not coming to my Christmas party for sure...lol seriously tho...glow sticks? Flares? Some thing that'll make em visible in an Emergency!
It's going to be more of a stocking stuffer/side present type of thing. My girlfriend got a set of DLS speakers and 2 amps installed in her 328 so I wouldn't say I'm being cheap
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I like this idea but I can see people I know putting another hole in their tire trying to use this
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Man Ur not coming to my Christmas party for sure...lol seriously tho...glow sticks? Flares? Some thing that'll make em visible in an Emergency!
It's going to be more of a stocking stuffer/side present type of thing. My girlfriend got a set of DLS speakers and 2 amps installed in her 328 so I wouldn't say I'm being cheap
Wasn't calling you cheap, I was jp. Seriously tho, reflective triangles?
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Wasn't calling you cheap, I was jp. Seriously tho, reflective triangles?
I know its all good
That's a really good idea, I hope they aren't expensive
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I had road flares in my last car. Those things are fun. But seriously, I still say go for AAA. If they dont know how to do that stuff they probably wont do it in an emergency either.
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I bought a bunch of Spotlight L.E.D. flashlights for gifts. They work really well, are bright and are always charged and ready to be used.

http://www.spotlight-led.com/products.php?c=sl
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It's going to be more of a stocking stuffer/side present type of thing. My girlfriend got a set of DLS speakers and 2 amps installed in her 328 so I wouldn't say I'm being cheap
Ahhh.... the days of hooking up the GFs car.... been a long time.
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