Hilux 4x4

 

Overlanding Checklist by Harold Churchil
http://www.alib.co.za/chk-list.html

CHECK LIST (Long Trip - out of country)

Detailed list of equipment, description, number, value of:-
vehicle, cameras, lenses, binoculars, fridge, food, spares and sundry equipment, etc, as this may be required by customs.

Documentation:

Passport Visas Vaccination certificates

Carnet or triptyque Vehicle papers International drivers licence

Cash Credit cards Medical insurance

Reference from Bank Passport photographs COMESA (3rd party insurance)

Travelers cheques/foreign currency LED headlamp + batteries

Receipts of bookings made Telephone list & useful names and addresses

(Have certified copies made of most of the above and keep separately.)

General:

Maps Note book & pen Binoculars

Sunglasses Spare reading glasses Sheath/pocket knife

Catapult & marbles Calculator Maps/compass

Hats Fishing gear Small gifts

Batteries immobiliser/alarm Cell phone & charger Lap top / ipod

Reference books (bird/animal/trees, etc + bird/animal check lists)

Spare keys for vehicle, padlocks, etc

Reference books (bird/animal/trees, etc + bird/animal check lists)

Photographic:

Cameras & lenses Film / Video tapes Memory card

Spare batteries (camera/flash) Lens cleaner & tissue Tripod

Window tripod/bean bag Video battery charger Lens filters

Basic Toiletries:

Toilet paper Towels Face cloth Soap/shampoo

Hand & face cream Suntan lotion Wet-ones Lip ice

Toothbrush/paste Brush/Comb Vaseline Foot powder

Spare tooth brush Tampons Toilet paper Dental floss

Nail clippers Shaving kit

FIRST AID:

Consulate a Doctor for Anti-biotic and other prescription medicines.

Sun block Antiseptic gauze Malaria Tablets Insect repellant

Anti-allergy First aid book Antiseptic cream Eye drops

Bandages Satures Scissors Cough mixture

Immodium Chamberlins Enos Corenza-C

M-chrome Cotton wool Savlon (TCP) Vicks

Vaseline Tweezers Needle/thread Plasters

Roll Elastoplast Latex disposable gloves Lip ice Antihistamine cream/tablets

Injection syringe/needles Head ache & muscular tablets (Disprin, Bezenol)

Broad spectrum antibiotics

CAMPING EQUIPMENT:

Water filter & purification tablets

Water (50lt + pump) Shower fitting Porta potty

Engel fridge Gas cooker(s) Gas bottles (full)

Sleeping bags & pillows Folding chairs Rope & stretchies
Shade cloth Water bottle Thermos flask

Glass stands Torch & batteries Duckboard

Cold box & ice bags Spade Axe/small bow saw

Camp table 25lt Steel drum Neon light

Electric extension cord Adapter plug Matches/lighter

Fire lighters Gas bottles Spare gas jet & jet cleaner

Spare gas washers / mantels News papers Rubbish/refuse/litter bags

Dust brush Fire extinguisher(s) Mosquito coils

Max/Min thermometer Refuse bags (heavy duty) Clothes pegs

Bath plug Tent/pegs/poles/guy ropes Tail gate table

KITCHEN:

Milton: for disinfectant of vegetables, drinking water, etc

Tea box with tea, coffee, sugar, mugs, T-spoon

Mugs/cups/glasses/plates/knives/forks/spoons

Paper towels Paper plates Gas box & plates

Pot set & pan Bucket with lid 20lt Chopping board

Dish towels Table net Plastic bags & food bags

Can/bottle opener Kitchen & bread knife Spoon & ladle

Braai fork & tongs Delfoot / Braai grid Potato peeler

Detergent Washing powder Pot scourers
Dust brush Folding canvas dish washer

MOTOR SPARES: Depends on the make & type of vehicle you have.

Ensure that all tyres are new.

Fit chevrons & safety triangles. Get ‘ZA’ display.

Battery charger Vehicle workshop & parts manual

FUEL: 5 J-cans Siphon pipe Sand ladders (best use belting)

Hi-lift jack Fire extinguisher Jack & wheel spanner

Spare tyre & tubes Tube valves Tyre pump & gauge

Puncture repair kit Tyre levers x 2 Aerosol tyre sealer x 3

Radiator hoses Hose clamps Globes (head /tail lights)

Spare fuses HT leads & LT wire Spare battery

Spark plugs Jump lead (heavy duty) Length electric flex

Cable ties Crocodile clips x 4 Insulation tape

250ml battery H2O Multi meter Test light (12 v)

Fan belts Fuel filters Air filter

Plug spanner Q20 oil Silicon spray

Quick start Grease + grease gun Hammer & punch

Hacksaw Set sockets/spanners Shift spanner

Vice grip Feeler gauge Hand drill & bits

Fencing pliers & wire Flat file (large & small) D-shackle

Long nosed pliers Side cutters Screwdrivers

Masking tape (broad) Epoxy steel glue Contact adhesive

Pres-stick Tow-rope Waste cloth

Plug steel wool Square sand paper Few pieces of flat iron

Padlock for tailgate Gasket maker / Gun gum Spare shock absorbers

Shock rubbers/washers

Engine / gear box / steering box / diff oil /brake fluid + suitable funnel

Assortment of nuts/washers/bolts and self tapping screws

CLOTHING:
Everyone always takes far too much, especially the ladies.
Take a few coat hangers

FOOD:
As the trip is for a long period it is impossible to carry all we need for that time.

At some stage we will have to rely on what we can get locally.

Snacks for travelling: rusks, ginger biscuits, sweets, biltong, etc

MEAT: (enquire about ‘Foot & Mouth’ restrictions with regard transport of meat.)

(Total quantity depends on freezing facilities)

Mince 125 grams per adult/meal

Stew 150 "

Wors 175 "

Steak 200 "

Bacon/eggs

Salt/pepper sugar Aeromat, herbs & spices chutney

cooking oil/olive oil butter marmalade, jams & spreads cheeses

mayonnaise tomato sauce tobasco rice / smash

mealie meal spaghetti matzos / crispy bread / crackers orange juice etc

bread flour baking powder yeast tea/coffee cremora

milk powder condensed milk drinking chocolate gerkins

dehydrated vegies dried fruit dried beans breakfast serials

soup powders & sauces

Tinned food:

peas beans whole tomatoes sweetcorn spaghetti

baked beans tuna pilchards sardine bully beef

sausages other meat fruit mealie bread ham

Fresh fruit & vegetables (the following are long lasting):

Apples, oranges, lemons, kiwi fruit.

Butternut, cabbage, carrots, gem squash, onions, potatoes & sweet potatoes.