jump leads

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jump leads

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(Automotive Engineering) two heavy cables fitted with crocodile clips used to start a motor vehicle with a discharged battery by connecting the battery to an external battery. US and Canadian name: jumper cables
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90 incl, p&p Heavy Duty 3m Jump Lead With Led Lights This booster cable features LED lights built into the clamps making boosting safer and easier in low light conditions.
Another example was donated by astronomer and television presenter Heather Couper: A brain and a jump lead go into a pub.
THE A JUMP lead walks into a pub and asks for a pint of Guinness.
As well as carrying an ice scraper and de-icer, it's worth carrying a good quality torch, first aid kit, tow rope, jump lead, snow shovel, warning triangle, and old sack or rug and water repellent spray.
Another example was donated by astronomer and television presenter Heather Couper: "A brain and a jump lead go into a pub.
JUMP LEAD J Ryan on first ride Signalman at Ayr and after unsaddling, right
At the very least you should have a shovel, torch, blanket, jump leads and tow rope.
Back in the 1960s motoring was much more of an adventure with drivers packing a tow-rope, jump leads, a shovel and a starting handle to crank the engine if it died and hoped that, if they did break down, the walk to the nearest telephone kiosk would not be more than a few miles.
Prepare a set of essential items, including shovel, fully charged mobile phone, torch, ice scraper, food, water, jump leads, first-aid kit, warm clothes and a supply of sand or gravel to assist with grip if your wheels are spinning.
When I confirmed this fact, and threw in the bonus info that I had my own jump leads, it was almost too much for him.