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Old 12-06-2006, 04:39 PM   #1
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So what junk do you keep in your car?

I probably can save about 20 lbs of weight if I remove all these items, but being as OC as I am, I keep all this junk in my car:

- A more comprehensive Tool kit in addition to the one supplied in the car behind the spare.

- Extra plastic rivets in case I need to remove a wheel well for any reason

- A jump starter that works from cigarette lighter from another car to your cigarette lighter in your car, in case your battery dead. This is so that you don't need to worry about opening the front trunk or touching either car's battery.

- First Aid Kit

- EZ Pass for tolls

- Flashlight

- Air compressor that works from cigarette lighter in case my spare is low on air

- 1 quart of Porsche Coolant

- 1 quart of Mobil One

- Can of Plexus for my rear plastic window

- OEM touch up paint.

- Sunglasses, hat, and sun tan lotion in case it's warm enough to put the top down.

- GPS unit
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Old 12-06-2006, 04:41 PM   #2
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i have a CD case and jump cables...and a cig lighter i took out to plug in my radar, and a registration+insurance card.
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Old 12-06-2006, 04:50 PM   #3
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Old 12-06-2006, 04:54 PM   #4
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Now you're talkin!
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Old 12-06-2006, 04:57 PM   #5
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Haha, good one Toolpants
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:04 PM   #6
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With that in place, you've probably got 5-star crash protection now...
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:10 PM   #7
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In the storage compartment w/ rear speakers;
-Porsche racing hat,kid size for my baby sisters when we drive with the top down(summer)
-Porsche Boxster Beenie for my sisters when it's cold(winter)
-Spare beenie & matching scarf for when I feel like being stupid and driving the car(top down) in 40 and below weather

Center Console storage unit;
-Pen & Pencil
-Motion Sensor clip for top down
-Breath mints and toothpicks
-Disposable camera incase someone hits me

Driver side door panel;
-Aviator glasses & a plethera of other sunglasses

Front trunk;
-Spare tire w/ tools
-Porsche U.S. spec first aid kit
-Backpack(old serpentine belt,jumper cables)
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:23 PM   #8
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torque wrench! don't ask me why.
sometimes I carry the mini air compressor that does double duty pupming up my Bianchi's tires.
Longacre digital air pressure gauge.
Fuse checker with a little green light.
soft top cover.
couple of screw drivers which rattle in the door compartments.
emergency cash stash, fake beard and bogus passaport.
flares (cheap auto store kit)
front bumper bra.
Raggtopp to spot clean bird bombs.
FK 425 and 146 to quick clean brake dust and glass.
need a flash light.
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:25 PM   #9
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Full CD Changer
EZ Pass on the Windshield
Speedster Humps in the Rear Boot

Other than that, if it didn't come from Porsche, it ain't in there.
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:29 PM   #10
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torque wrench! don't ask me why.
sometimes I carry the mini air compressor that does double duty pupming up my Bianchi's tires.
Longacre digital air pressure gauge.
Fuse checker with a little green light.
soft top cover.
couple of screw drivers which rattle in the door compartments.
emergency cash stash, fake beard and bogus passaport.
flares (cheap auto store kit)
front bumper bra.
Raggtopp to spot clean bird bombs.
FK 425 and 146 to quick clean brake dust and glass.
need a flash light.

Ya know, those border guards might look at you a little less suspiciously if it were spelled "passport" Of course, I would love to have a fake one with it spelled "passaport", it would allow me to pass as Italian

I have:
tire gauge
pull-over fleece for when it's nice (35 degrees+) and I don't have a long sleeved shirt on
hat
winter gloves (in case my un-insulated driving gloves aren't enough)
cell phone charger
I think that's it.. I've learned long ago with convertibles to only carry what's important at the time.
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:31 PM   #11
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Leather Mercedes Benz CD holder with MP3's on them (upgraded stereo) jammed between the passenger seat and the door sill
Umbrella in the umbrella holder slot
Hats in both door cubbies
Suntan lotion in driver's cubby
Red clip, garage remote, gate remote in top center cubby
EZ tag in lower cubby (just can't stick it on the windshield)
Valentine 1 (stored there some of the time), digital air pressure gauge and a pen in the oddments tray.
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:34 PM   #12
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What is this "EZ tag" & "EZ pass" that you guys refer to?
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:41 PM   #13
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What is this "EZ tag" & "EZ pass" that you guys refer to?
It is a device that pays our tolls automatically by sending out a radio wave. They can be set to replenish themselves by debiting a credit card to a pre-set limit.
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we have I-Pass, thats prolly the same as those u reffer to, but pretty much u zoom trough toll passes and it scans it and takes money out of ur account without u wasting time and counting coins at the toll booth

edit: damn u beat me to it
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It is a device that pays our tolls automatically by sending out a radio wave. They can be set to replenish themselves by debiting a credit card to a pre-set limit.
Man's greatest achievement since the first lunar landing.
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Old 12-06-2006, 05:51 PM   #16
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Let's see...I have the following:

Front Trunk:
Liscense plate- I run "naked" on the front bumper


Rear Trunk:
Convertible Top Cover
Rubber Gloves
Spray Bottle with Distilled Water- bird bomb
1 Small Rag
1 Larger Rag- to cover the passanger seat for my daughters booster seat

Inside Car:
Digital Tire Gage
Maps
Body Glove CD Holder
Sunscreen
PCA Badges
I-Pass- I don't have mine mounted
Chap Stick
Change for parking meters
Pencil- for Sudoku puzzles
3 pair sun glasses- mine, wife's and kiddies
Napkins/tissue- you can never have too many
Red Clip- I have never used it yet!
Collapsible Sunshade- stored under driver seat

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Is this how it's going to be all winter? Or does it get worse?

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Is this how it's going to be all winter? Or does it get worse?

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Hey Z, don't get down. Remember, a frown is just a smile turned upside down!

With every new day...we are just one more day closer to Spring!!
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Is this how it's going to be all winter? Or does it get worse?

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There's always the Cayenne Turbo.
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Front- emergency kit with gloves, flashlight, jumper cables, zip ties, first aid kit, etc.. (walmart)
rear- sandals for work (cant wear shoes), currently car wash supplies soon to be taken out.
Inside- sunglasses, pen, lots of cash, checkbook, all license/registration/insurence card papers, front license plate lol, hair clips for GF, paperclips (amazing how handy they are), and last but not least... a G-Tech.
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