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Titan Chain Diamond Alloy Snow Tire Chains Review - 2016 Chevrolet Equinox

Today on our 2016 Chevrolet Equinox, we'll be taking a look at the Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains. Part number T-C-1-5-5-5. We're using tire size 225/65 R17 today. The Titan Snow Tire Chains are durable and sturdy and provide extra traction in snow and ice. The diamond pattern offers more coverage over the entire tire. The tire chains are made out of nickel alloy construction, making them rust resistant.


Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2014 Jeep Cherokee

Today, on our 2014 Jeep Cherokee, we'll be taking a look at the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, Part number PW1038. Keep in mind that this tire size is 225/60R17. The Glacier Snow Tire Chains are made out of a case hardened, low carbon steel, with spring rollers that wrap around wire cross chains. These are SAE Class S rated tire chains for vehicles with low wheel well clearance. These tire chains meet the requirements by the Department of Transportation and all 50 states, and come in a quantity of two. Now that we've gone over some features, we'll show you how to get these installed. I've gone ahead and laid out one of our tire chains, just to make sure there aren't any kinks or breaks in the line.


Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2016 Ford Explorer

Today, on our 2016 Ford Explorer, we'll be taking a look at the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, Part number PW2029C. The Glacier Tire Chains come in a quantity of two. The Glacier Tire Chains are made out of a low profile, case hardened, low carbon seal. They also have spring rollers that wrap around cross cables. The tire chains meet the Department of Transportation's requirements for all 50 states. Now that we've gone over some features, we'll show you how to get these installed. I've gone ahead and laid out my cable snow tire chains, so that we can make sure we don't have any kinks or breaks in our lines.


Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2016 Subaru Outback Wagon

Today on our 2016 Subaru Outback Wagon, we'll be taking a look at the glacier cable snow tire chains, part number PW1046. Now keep in mind that the tire size we're using today is 225/60r18. Our tire chains are made out of a case hardened low carbon steel, with spring rollers that wrap around our wire cross cables. These are SAE Class S rated chains for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance. They meet all the Department of Transportation requirements in all 50 states, and come in a quantity of two. Now that we've gone over some features, we're going to show you how to get these installed. Now I've gone ahead and laid our tire chains out, just to make sure that we don't have any kinks or breaks in the line.


Titan Chain Diamond Alloy Snow Tire Chains Review - 2014 Jeep Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Cherokee, we'll be taking a look at the Titan Chain Alloy Snow Tire Chains, part number TC1553. The Titan chains are sturdy, durable alloy chains that provide great traction in snow and ice. The square links create cross chains, while the diamond pattern gives more coverage. The nickel alloy construction makes the tire chains rust resistant, and these are SAE Class S-rated tire chains for vehicles with low wheel well clearance. The Titan chains have a maximum speed rating of 30 miles per hour and come in a quantity of two. Now that we've gone over some features, I'll show you how to get these installed. I've gone ahead and laid them out to make sure there aren't any kinks or breaks in the lines. We'll start by lifting up our tire chains and placing them over the tire.


Titan Chain Tire Chains Review - 2014 Jeep Cherokee

Today on our 2014 Jeep Cherokee we'll be taking a look at the Titan Chain Cable Snow Tire Chains, part number TC1038. The cable-style tire chains provide good traction in light snow and the ladder pattern helps with starts and stops. The low-carbon rollers are strong and durable, and they wrap around wires to form cross chains. The Titan Cable Snow Tire Chains are SAE Class S rated tire chains for vehicles with low wheel well clearance. These chains come in a quantity of two and have a maximum speed rating of 30 miles per hour. Now that we've gone over some features, we'll show you how to get these installed. Now I've gone ahead and laid out my tire chains just to make sure that there aren't any kinks or breaks in the lines.


Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Review - 2013 Subaru Forester

Today on this 2013 Subaru Forester, we're going to show you the Glacier Cable snow tire chains, part number PW1038. Now today we're working with a tire size of 225 x 55 x 17. Some things to know about our snow chains here. These are great for occasional use. These tire chains feature rugged steel wiring covered with case-hardened steel rollers. These are very easy to install and comply with all DOT specifications for front or rear wheel drive vehicles. This is also SAE class S tire chains as well, which means it gives you plenty of clearance between your tire and components behind the tire, and also your fenders or bodywork. Now I'll go ahead and show you how to install them.


Thule Self-Tensioning Snow Tire Chains Installation - 2013 Subaru Forester

Today on this 2013 Subaru Forester, we're going to show the Thule tire chains. Part Number TH00023103. Today, we're working with a tire size of 225x55x17. Couple things to know about these safety chains. They're great for passenger cars with limited wheel well clearance. They will get plenty of traction, but still have plenty of clearance. Also, these chains automatically tighten as you drive down the road as well, so it makes a quick and easy installation and no extra parts required. We'll take a quick look at the crossbars on our chains.


Titan Chain Cable Snow Tire Chain Installation - 2013 Toyota Higlander

Today on our 2013 Toyota Highlander, we'll be installing the Titan Chain Cable Snow Tire Chains with Ladder Pattern with the Steel Rollers, part number TC3010. Here's what our chain looks like once it's installed on our 2013 Toyota Highlander. The ladder pattern chain assists with affective starts and stops, the rollers that wrap around the cables to form cross-chains provide good traction in light snow, the low profile design allows for a smooth ride, and they are SAE Class S rated for low profile tires. They are very affective in light snow. They come with a reusable storage bag, they are quick and easy to install, and they come with one axle pair. To begin the installation of our tire chains we first need to orient the chain itself in the proper manner. You want to have this tensioner here on the outside of the tire. These hooks here, the opening, you want that facing away from the tire.


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Tire Chains Questions and Answers

  • Correct Placement of Snow Tire Chains on All Wheel Drive 2012 Ford Escape
  • In general, snow tire chains are generally placed on drive wheels, but they can sometimes also be used on non-powered wheels. If a vehicle is front-wheel-drive only, then generally the front tires are the priority but it is permissible to place them on the rear tires as well unless the manufacturer states otherwise. Likewise, if a vehicle is rear-wheel-drive only, then the rear wheels are the priority but you are free to put chains on the front also unless prohibited by the manufacturer. For...
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  • Tire Chain Recommendation For 2015 Subaru Outback
  • In the owner's manual for your 2015 Subaru Outback, it should state whether the acceptable tire chains are limited to Class S Compatible. If you are unable to find that information in the manual, the dealership should be able to answer that question for you. The concern when considering tire chains is due to the clearance needed. Traditional chains might not be recommended for your vehicle. Minimum clearances must be maintained around spring clips, fenders, braces, splash pans, fuel...
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  • What Works Better Snow Chains Or Snow Cables On A 2007 Nissan Frontier 4X4
  • Both of the snow chains and snow cables will work great in snow conditions. The difference is the snow chains will give you better grip in more ice conditions because the chain links will bite into the ice where as the snow cables tend to slide over the ice. The snow chains will make a little more noise on dry pavement as compared to the snow cables. The Pewag Tire Chains, # PWXMR81V, you have referenced is a good choice for snow chains on your 2007 Nissan Frontier 4x4. Another good...
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  • How Fast Can I go with Snow Chains on my Vehicle, Should the Chains be Removed for Dry Pavement
  • You will want to stay within the speed range the manufacturer of your chains recommends, typically 25-30 miles per hour is the limit. To prevent damage to the chains and your tires you should remove the chains once you get on dry pavement. I attached an FAQ article below on snow chains that you might find informative.
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  • Should Snow Chains be Installed on the Front or Rear of a 4 Wheel Drive Toyota FJ Cruiser
  • When adding snow chains on your 4 wheel drive Toyota FJ Cruiser, you can add one set of tire chains to either set of drive wheels. Some people like to add chains to the front because the vehicle engine puts more weight over the front axle and allows the chains to dig into the snow and ice better. This might be a good option, but if your vehicle is equipped with a limited slip rear end and the front end is not limited slip, most likely not, you would be better off with the chains on the...
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  • Recommended Snow Tire Chains for 35x12.50-15 Tires
  • For on-road use, I would recommend the Glacier cable snow chains # PW2037C, which have a nice low profile. Rubber adjusters, part # PW100, will ensure the best fit. If you are interested in chains for off-road as well as on-road use, you could use the Glacier Mud Service snow tire chains # PWH2441S. These chains feature twist-link cross chains for better traction. I am including a link with some helpful information on choosing a set of tire chains, for reference.
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  • Recommended Tire Chains on Ford F150 with 275-/55-20 Tires
  • Snow chains are typically installed on the drive wheels, which in the case of your F-150 would be the rear wheels. On a four wheel drive vehicle, they can be installed on all four wheels if desired. Since it sounds as if you are wanting the chains specifically for this trip, and since they might not see frequent use any time soon thereafter, I would suggest a basic set of chains like the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, part # PW2028C. I would recommend a set of adjusters, part # PW99...
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  • How to Put Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains Back in the Storage Bag
  • I went out to the warehouse and pulled Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains # PW2028C to figure out the best way to put them back in the bag after use. First, make sure that you lie one chain on top of the other. Then, at the end that has the large cam attachment pieces, fold those in towards the center of the chains. Then start rolling them up. Going slowly will help to maintain a tight roll. Once you have rolled them up you will have some straight pieces at the ends sticking out that you...
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  • Recommended Tire Chains for 2012 Ford F150 with 275/55-20 Tires
  • For the 275/55-20 tire, I would recommend the Glacier Snow Chain Cables # PW2028C which is the correct size for that tire. Keep in mind that these style of chains are designed for occasional emergency use and would be best used by somebody traveling in areas where snow might be encountered. These chains are not meant for continuous use. If you know you were going to consistently finding yourself in situations where chains will be needed, chains like part # PWE3229S would provide a...
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  • Tire Chain Recommendations for a 2012 Honda CR-V with 225/65R17 Tires
  • The first thing you are going to want to do is consult the vehicle owners manual to determine if chains can be used and if they can, if there are any restrictions or recommendations. On other Honda vehicles, only certain size cables can be used. So checking the owners manual will be the first step. If you can use cables then the ones that fit a 225/65-17 tire are # PW1042 that you have referenced. I also recommend the rubber adjuster # PW99 to make fitting and tensioning the chains easier. Since...
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  • Are Snow Chains Required for Both Wheels On a Dual Rear Wheel Moving Van
  • You can use one tire chain on each side of your dual rear wheel van, however, I would recommend using chains on all 4 rear wheels, especially if you will be driving in areas with extreme weather. Using chains on all 4 wheels will provide more traction on snow and ice over using chains on 2 wheels, but using chains on only 2 wheels is acceptable. The Glacier Chains Cable Chains, # PW1046, that you referenced are designed to fit the 225/75 R16 tire, however, these chains were designed...
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  • What Does Class S Mean For Snow Tire Chains
  • Some newer cars, vans and small trucks, especially those with large, aftermarket tires, may require the use of Class S chains. Class S tire chains are designed for use on vehicles with restricted wheel well clearance. I have attached a photo that shows the areas where clearance for Class S tire chains is needed. For the A dimension a minimum of 1.46inches (37 mm) between the top of the tire tread and the wheel well is needed. For the B dimension, at least 0.59 inches (15 mm) between the...
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  • What Tire Chains Are Recommended For A 2011 Subaru Outback Limited 2.5 AWD 225/60R17 Tires
  • First, you should check the owners manual of your 2011 Subaru Outback Limited to be sure that tire chains are recommended for your vehicle and tire size and that there is not a Class size recommendation the you should be aware of. Many newer vehicles require Class S chains which can be no larger than 15mm for side wall clearance. The Thule CB12 Snow Tire Chains, part # TH01221104, will work on the 225/60R17 tire size and they have an internal clearance of 12mm, which will make them...
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  • Snow Tire Chain Recommendation for 265/70R17 Tire Size on 2012 Chevrolet Suburban 4WD
  • If your owners manual specifies tire chains only on the rear of your 2012 Chevrolet Suburban, then I would also recommend to use tire chains only in the rear. Sometimes the reason the manufacturer does not recommend tire chains on a vehicle is because of clearance, but it also could be for other reasons. Both of the snow tire chains and snow tire cables will work great in snow conditions. The difference is the snow chains will give you better grip in more ice conditions because the chain...
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  • Cable Tire Chain Recommendation for Tire Sizes P245/60R18 and P245/55R19 on a Toyota Highlander
  • The Glacier Cable Tire Chain, # PW3010C, is compatible with the P245/65R17 tires that are currently on your 2008 Toyota Highlander, however, they are not compatible with tire sizes P245/60R18 or P245/55R19. The Glacier Cable Tire Chain, # PW2029C, will fit both of the larger tire sizes that you mentioned. Before using tire chains, I recommend checking your owners manual for tire chain restrictions and procedures. Many vehicle manufacturers will limit the distance and speed your...
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  • Tire Chain Recommendation for 2015 Toyota Highlander
  • We can help you with tire chains! There are two stock tire sizes for your 2015 Toyota Highlander: 245/55-19 and 245/60-18. The Glacier chains # PW2029C that you referenced will fit both of these tire sizes. Your first step when considering tire chains on any vehicle is a check of the owner's manual for any guidance or restrictions regarding their use. Many passenger cars are limited to using special low-profile S-Class chains that do not require too much wheel well clearance. Before...
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  • Tire Chain Recommendations for a 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with 255/75-17 Tires
  • We do have numerous tire chains that will fit a 255/75-17 tire on your 2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited, but the Thule 245 chains will not. I have included a link to all of the available chains that will fit your tire size. If you are looking for something that can be used on or off-road there are several options in this size. First is the Glacier V-Bar Snow Tire Chains with Cam Tighteners, # PWH2828SC. Next, we have the Glacier Mud Service Snow Tire Chains, # PWH2439S. And there is the...
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  • What Tire Chains Will Fit a P245/65R17 Tire Size on a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee
  • The 245/65R17 tires on your 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee actually take a different size chain than the one you have referenced. The comparable chain is # PWH3227SC. It requires 28mm of clearance, which for chains is quite a lot. In order to determine what type of chains, if any, can be used on your vehicle, you will need to consult the owners manual. It will include information on what kind of chains you can use. I have included a link to all of the chains for you tire size and a link to...
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  • What Size Tires do the Michelin Easy Grip Composite Snow Chains Fit On for a 2007 Audi A4
  • I checked with Michelin and the Easy Grip Snow Chains will not fit on the 245/40-18 tires on your car. I have provided a chart, see link, that shows all of the tire sizes that the composite snow chains are currently available for. I would recommend the Thule K-Summit tire chains, # TH02230K33, for your vehicle. These chains automatically tighten and align as you drive for the simplest installation possible, and have the best clearance for vehicles like your 2007 Audi A4.
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  • Tire Chain Options for a 2012 Honda Odyssey Tire Size P235/65-R17
  • We do offer tire chains for your 2012 Honda Odyssey. Due to the limited wheel well clearance on your vehicle, you must use tire chains with a class S designation. I have attached a link to all of the tire chains that we offer that will fit your vehicle for you to check out. The tire chains that I would recommend for your vehicle are the Pewag Servo RS Tire Chains, # PWRS80. These tire chains are self-tensioning, have a quick release system and use a drape over the tire installation....
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