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Old 27th November 2012, 16:01   #106
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In the car:
  • RC book photocopy
  • Insurance photocopy
  • Original PUC
  • Spare bulbs
  • A screwdriver
  • First aid kit
  • Some song CD's
  • A pen-drive
  • A box of tissues


In the boot:
  • Some news papers
  • A bottle of water for wipers
  • Car cover
  • Car tool kit
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Old 30th November 2012, 19:09   #107
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don't know if this the best place to mention this...

this is more like "what do i want to add to my car/boot for sure"

I saw a boot that had an elastic net that had the four corners fastened to the floor board

serves as a hold for sneakers, extra bottle etc and this way it wont 'run' around like mice every time when we turn the car!

can someone tell me where to get this?
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Old 30th November 2012, 19:20   #108
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Glove Box:
  • Vehicle documents (RC, Insurance, DL, Emission Test)
  • Cloth
  • Sanitizer
  • Tissue (normal & wet)
  • Water bottle
  • Chocolates
  • Mobile carger
  • Bluetooth
  • RedBull & Snickers (on long drives)
Boot:
  • Repair Tools
  • Car cover
  • Vacuum Cleaner
  • First Aid
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Old 14th March 2013, 23:15   #109
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Came across 2 gadgets in a friends car

*Laser interceptor (works for radars and lasers) havent seen it in action but would love the end result of this 'almost essential' item LOL

*12v Car vacuum cleaner, not a ching chong, sing song type, but a solid piece that can be neatly tucked in to the boot.

I'm surely gonna get the V cleaner, but as far as the interceptor, it will take all my bread and butter to get that Jammer..
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Old 9th November 2015, 02:21   #110
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I store a variety of things in my car:

Glovebox
  1. Car documents
  2. An umbrella - A lightweight, compact, windproof umbrella with automatic opening and closing from Korjo.
  3. Philips Penlight Professional LED torch - This LED flashlight torch is waterproof and has a single beam of 3600 lux and a wide beam of 250 lux.
  4. Microfiber duster with foldable handle

Driver-side door pocket
  1. Hand sanitizer
  2. Wallet
  3. Eatables
  4. Nick-nacks
  5. A pack of face wipes

Cubby hole
  1. Loose change
  2. Co-passenger's phone (my phone is usually mounted on dashboard)
  3. Keys
  4. Toll tickets

Bottle holder
1 litre water bottle

Boot
  1. Extra bottle of drinking water
  2. Car cover
  3. Car duster
  4. One quick detailing microfiber towel
  5. One lint-free microfiber towel for windscreen
  6. Quick detailing solution in spray bottle
  7. Purified water in spray bottle

I am looking for suggestions on what more things can I put in the passenger-side front door pocket and seat cover pockets. I am also wondering what can I store below the front seats. Below the passenger front seat I already keep a can of perfume, attached with double sided tape. Can I move the two microfiber towels from the boot and keep them below the driver seat? That way they will be more accessible, yet out of sight. Little chance of them getting dirty as I have 3D mats which contain the dust very well. Is it possible to install storage bins below the seats?

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Old 5th January 2016, 10:07   #111
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My new addition has been the magnetic sun shade / screen that is customized to each model, this way when its hot we jus stick it on and take it off by night! i got fed up with the poor quality of those suction models and this one i got for my terrano has a case to keep it safe too! plus a zipper on the driver side to pay tolls etc... nice This is gonna stay!

Oh Btw i got it online on amazon cost me jus half of what the local store was asking for.
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Old 5th January 2016, 10:53   #112
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Things in my car:-

Glovebox
- Car documents - Insurance copy, RC Copy, (originals at home) Service & Vehicle manuals
- An umbrella - A lightweight, compact umbrella
- an LED Torch
- Wet wipes
- Tissues
- selfie stick
- chocolates (need it to be cold)

Driver-side door pocket
- Hand sanitizer
- Wallet
- Eatables
- Dry car cloth

Area around gear shift
- Loose change
- House and Office Keys (kept in armrest box)
- Mobile charger (kept in armrest box)
- Lip Balm (kept in armrest box)
- Pen (kept in armrest box)
- iPod (kept in armrest box)
- Toll tickets
- Nothing in the cubby hole, usually crumpled toll tickets and chocolate wrappers which I dispose off once I get home.

Bottle holder
- 1 litre water bottle

Boot
- Car duster
- Car cloth (used for washing)
- a pair of Flip flops
- filled with all my dental crap (models, materials n more)
- a carry bag with my surgical instruments and loupes.

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Old 4th January 2018, 00:31   #113
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Where can I get a document organizer?

My documents are stored in a plastic holder that Maruti dealer provided at the time of purchase. It is quite ordinary but fits inside the glove compartment easily. It has to be folded once (attains a size of ~ 6" x 4") before putting it in the glove box.

I am looking for a better product, with similar dimensions as above, with a pocket for the smart card, provision to keep a pen, and other useful pockets.

This product on Amazon could well serve my purpose but it is too large for my glove box and priced way above what I would like to spend. https://www.amazon.in/High-Road-Auto.../dp/B000HZRTDE

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Old 5th January 2018, 11:10   #114
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What my Car carries:

Glovebox:
Photocopies of car documents
LED Torch light
Chocolates
9 inch Carving Knife (ostensibly for cutting fruits)

Under the Gear Lever:
Coins
Toll Receipts
Leatherman Wingman Multi tool kit

Driverside door Pocket:
Fire extinguisher
Pepper Spray
WD40 Spray
Microfiber cloth

Beneath Driver seat:
Umbrella
Axe with 1.5 feet handle
Steering Lock
50 piece Toolkit

I like suspense only in movies and hence I would like to be reasonably prepared in my journeys.
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Default Re: What items do you always carry in your car / glovebox?

Here's what I carry:

Glovebox:

All documents
Notepad/pens
Small swiss-knife "Tourist"
Dry/wet tissues
Torch

Elsewhere in the car:

Self-prepared Medical kit on the advice of our physician
Hammer
Pepper spray
Micro-fibre cloth
Two/three large bags (to avoid plastic bags)

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Where can I get a document organizer
Something like this?

https://www.amazon.in/TRANBO-Expandi...-1-spons&psc=1

It may be a little too big for the glovebox though.

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What my Car carries:
Very interesting and thorough list!

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50 piece Toolkit
Could you share which product this is. I've been looking for one too.
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Old 5th January 2018, 12:13   #116
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Not exactly in my car glove box, but i carry this (http://amzn.in/0YCjkMg) in my wallet and found it to be extremely useful. So, just thought of sharing it here.
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Old 10th January 2018, 14:10   #117
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Very interesting and thorough list!



Could you share which product this is. I've been looking for one too.
The toolkit is from Bosch. It originally contained some 44 pieces. I have added Allen Keys, Tweezer, Cutting pliers and box cutters.

For long trips, I also carry a steel Jerry Can 20 L. Some times the quality of diesel available on the way in small towns is not so good. This extends my normal distance by at least another 200 km.
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