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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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  • 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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  • Recommended Tire Chains for 2012 Ford F150 with 275-/55-20 Tires
  • For the 275/55-20 tire, I would recommend the # 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 more aggressive grip and...
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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 Tire Chains for Occasional Use on Ford F-150 4x4
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Tire Chains for a 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 with P275/60R20 Tires
  • I have included a link to the tire chains that will fit the 2012 Dodge Ram 1500 with 275/60-20 tires. All of the chains we have listed are the cable type of chains. Chains # PW2114V include tensioners. I have included a link to a video review of these chains along with some links to tire chain FAQ articles for you. For the other chains listed tensioners will need to be added separately using # PW99.
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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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  • Tire Chain Recommendation and Options that Will Fit a 205/50R17 Tire Size
  • We do have numerous tire chains that will fit the 205/50-17 tire size. I have included a link to all of the available options. The PW1014 cables you referenced will not fit but the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, # PW1038, are the ones that will. I also recommend adding rubber adjusters, # PW99 for cars or # PW100 for trucks and SUVs, to make installation easier and to keep the chains taught on the tire. I have included a link to a video showing how the rubber adjusters work. You...
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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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  • 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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  • Recommendations on SAE Class S Snow Tire Chains for 2011 Infiniti QX56 with P275/60R20 Tires
  • I would recommend the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, item # PW3027C, for the P275/60R20 tire size on your 2011 Infiniti QX56. This snow tire cable chain is a SAE Class S type chain. A SAE Class S snow tire chain means that the minimum sidewall clearance is .59 inches, which is 15 mm. So if a snow chain has an internal clearance of 15 mm or less they will be classified as a SAE Class S snow chain. The sidewall clearance is needed so that the snow chains will clear any part of the vehicle...
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  • Differences Between Thule CG-9 and CS-10 Tire Chains and Can Tire Chains Damage Tires
  • The Thule CS-10 tire chain has an external quick release system, they are self tensioning (just put them on and go), they have 10 millimeters clearance inside and on the tread, they feature a diamond pattern with icebreaker reinforcements for added grip, they have anti-scratch nylon bumpers to protect vehicle rims, and they have a color-coded assembly design. The CG-9 chains are also self tensioning, but do require one stop to fit the chain properly. They have 9 millimeters of clearance...
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  • Tire Chain Recommendation for a 2012 Honda Pilot 4WD
  • You should have no problem with the performance of the Glacier Cable Snow Chains, # PW2016C, on your trip, but for superior strength and durability, I would recommend looking at the Pewag Brenta-C 4X4 Tire Chains, # PWXMR80V. The Pewag chains are made of a durable titanium alloy steel that will provide better durability and performance than the low-carbon steel and rubber of the cable style chains. A few things to keep in mind when using snow chains is not to exceed the maximum speed...
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  • Are the Michelin Easy Grip Snow Chains # 9800600 Legal In New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
  • Yes, the Michelin Easy Grip Composite Snow Tire Chains, part # 9800600, are legal in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. I am including a link to a FAQ page on snow tire chains. It will list the snow chains laws of each state. I would also recommend to use the information that is printed in your vehicles owners manual regarding the use of snow tire chains or if there are any limitations.
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  • Recommended Top Speed and Driving Distance for Thule K-Summit Snow Tire Chains # TH02230K67
  • The recommended top speed on the Thule K-Summit Snow Tire Chains, part # TH02230K67 is 30 miles per hour (50 km/h). There is not a recommended driving distance listed. You should not use snow chains on dry or uncovered pavement, only when there is snow or ice on the ground. When mounting snow chains on your vehicle, it is most effective and recommended to mount on the powered drive wheels of your vehicle. If you have a front wheel drive it would be the front wheels. On an all wheel...
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  • Snow Tire Chain Recommendation For a 2011 Honda Odyssey
  • Before buying snow tire chains you will want to check your owners manual or with the Honda dealer if you can install snow tire chains on your 2011 Honda Odyssey, or if there are any limitations. The snow tire chains that are compatible with the 235/60R17 tire size (Touring) and the 235/65R16 tire size (LX and EX) is the Glacier Square-Link Snow Tire Chains, part # PWPLC1142. These snow tire chains are what I would recommend for your 2011 Honda Odyssey for occasional use. These snow...
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  • Snow Chains for 305/35R24 Tire Size
  • Before buying snow tire chains you will want to check your owners manual or with the car dealer if you can install snow tire chains on your SUV, or if there are any limitations. I have two choices of snow tire chains for the 305/35R24 tire size. The Glacier Twist-Link Snow Tire Chains, part # PWH2226SC, and the Glacier Cable Snow Tire Chains, part # PW2037C. You will need at least 20mm of internal clearance for either one of these snow chains to fit your vehicle. The internal clearance...
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