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Titan Chain Cable Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Steel Rollers - 1 Pair

Titan Chain Cable Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Steel Rollers - 1 Pair

Item # TC1046
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TC1046 - Light Snow Titan Chain Tire Chains
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The low-carbon steel rollers on these ladder-pattern cable chains provide good traction in light snow. The low profile ensures a smooth ride for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance. Great Prices for the best tire chains from Titan Chain. Titan Chain Cable Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Steel Rollers - 1 Pair part number TC1046 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Titan Chain Tire Chains - TC1046

  • Tire Cables
  • On Road Only
  • Steel Rollers Over Steel
  • Drive On and Connect
  • Light Snow
  • Manual
  • No Rim Protection
  • Class S Compatible
  • Titan Chain

The low-carbon steel rollers on these ladder-pattern cable chains provide good traction in light snow. The low profile ensures a smooth ride for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance.


Features:

  • Cable-style chains provide good traction in light snow
  • Rollers wrap around cables to form cross chains
    • Good traction in light snow
    • Low profile allows for smooth ride
  • Ladder pattern chains assist with effective starts and stops
  • Manual installation and adjustment
    • Rubber adjusters (sold separately) are recommended to provide a tight, secure fit
  • Low-carbon steel rollers are strong and durable
  • SAE Class S chains are designed for vehicles with restricted wheel well clearance
  • Reusable storage bag included


Specs:

  • Application: 15" - 20" tires (for exact sizes, see below)
  • Maximum speed rating: 30 mph
  • Quantity: 2 tire chains
  • 30-Day limited warranty


Installation

Cable chain installation Step 1

1. Drape the chain over the tire and drive forward 1/2 of a tire revolution. (You can also lay the chain out and then drive onto it.)


Cable chain installation Step 2

2. Reach around to the back of the tire and fasten the rear side cable by running the end with the metal stops through the eye of the hook on the opposite end.


Cable chain installation Step 3

3. Run any excess side cable through the metal clip.


Cable chain installation Step 4

4. Repeat this process on the front side of the tire.


Cable chain installation Step 5

5. Drive forward 1 car length, then check the chain and hand tighten it again if needed.


You can use rubber adjusters (sold separately) to increase the tension on the chains for a tighter fit.


Class S Designation

SAE Class S tire chains are designed for use on vehicles with restricted wheel well clearance. Certain newer cars, vans, and small trucks - especially those with large, aftermarket tires - may require Class S chains.


SAE Class S Clearances

These chains will fit your tires provided there is both:

  • A - a minimum of 1.46" (37 mm) between the top of the tire tread and the wheel well
  • B - at least 0.59" (15 mm) between the tire's sidewall and the vehicle itself.

How to Choose Snow Chains for Your Vehicle

To choose the right snow chains, you must match your tire size. Those measurements can be found on the side of your tire, as shown below.


Tire size on sidewall

185/60-15

  1. (185) - indicates tire width in millimeters
  2. (60) - gives you the aspect ratio (sidewall height as percentage of width)
  3. (15) - denotes the diameter of the wheel rim in inches


1046 Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains - Cable Rollers - Passenger Vehicles - One Pair




These chains fit the following tire sizes:

  • 285/30-18
  • 295/50-15

Video of Titan Chain Cable Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Steel Rollers - 1 Pair

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Titan Cable Snow Tire Chains Review

Colin: Hey, everyone. It's Colin here at etrailer, and today, we're going to take a look at the line of Titan Chain cable snow tire chains. Now, there's a variety of sizes to fit your specific tire, so make sure you enter your year, make, model of your vehicle in our fit guide, and enter your tire size. It'll lead you to the one that'll correctly fit your tire.Now, it's always a good idea to keep a set of chains in your vehicle, and with these cable chains, these are something that's going to be a really good investment for if you live in an area where during the winter months you're only going to be getting snow or ice a couple of times over the winter months. These are going to just give you that extra traction through those lighter conditions.Now, if you live in an area where over the winter months you're getting really heavy snow or ice storms a lot during the winter months, I'd recommend maybe looking into a more heavy-duty set of steel chains. Titan Chain makes plenty of those, and we have them available here at etrailer, but again, back to these cable chains.

These are going to do very well through those lighter snow and ice conditions.These chains are also going to be a really economical choice, so you can have that safety net in the back of your vehicle in case you ever we're to encounter one of those lighter snow and ice situations. To be honest, with those set of steel chains, if you try to use those in lighter conditions, it's going to make for a very rough ride. It's going to wear down on the chain much quicker than these steel rollers will. The steel rollers, along with the low profile chain, make for a very smooth ride for having a set of chains on your tire.Now, each tire chain isn't specifically designed for one size tire. Each set of chains is going to fit a variety of tire sizes in a range.

Now, you can see that they're pretty loose on our tire right now, and we do have them really as tight as we can go, but that's where these rubber adjusters come in handy. These are sold separately here at etrailer. I highly recommend picking up a set if you're going to grab some cable chains as well.What these are going to do is pull down and keep tension on your chains and keep them snug against your tire, so you get a much smoother ride and keep getting that good traction. Let's go and show you how to install them real quick. It's really pretty simple.

You can see how it's pulling on each side to help make sure we get that traction that we need. You can see right there. Now, our chains are much tighter on our tire, so we're ready to hit the road.Now, the base of the chain isn't actually a chain. It's this really durable cable, and this cable is making up, like I said, the entire base all the way around and the cross-links. The cross-links are going to be kind of covered with all these low-carbon steel rollers.

Like I said, the roller makes for a very smooth ride, gives you that extra traction that you need, and the low-carbon steel construction is going to be very tough and durable. It's also going to resist rust and corrosion.These chains are also going to be classed as certified, meaning they're great for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance, which isn't necessarily the case for our SUV. Right here, you can see I've got plenty of space, but for smaller vehicles like sedans, maybe even vehicles where you bought some bigger tires, and it's taking up more space in the wheel well, these are going to be a great option.The chains do have a ladder pattern design, meaning they're forming these cross-links all throughout the chain. They are going to be very effective for starts and stops, and you do want to keep in mind that they do have a speed rating of 30 miles per hour, so just make sure you're keeping it slow out there and staying safe. We do get this nice durable case that makes for very easy storage when they're not in use. You can just roll them up, throw them in here, and then toss it in the back of your vehicle.Now, whenever you get a new set of chains, whether it's these Titan Cable chains or any other sets you might get, I always recommend getting it out of the bag or the case, practicing installing them on your vehicle before you go out into the weather. If you're in your driveway or in your garage, practice using them so that when you get out in those situations, if you run into any problems, you'll know how to work through them.Now, I'll go ahead and walk you through that install process right now. Now, the first thing you want to do is lay your cable chains out, and just check them over for any tangles or kinks or twists. Get all those out. After you've used them a couple of times, it's never a bad idea just to go ahead and check for any broken links or rollers. With these being new chains, and if you've only used them a few times, then you're probably not going to have to worry about that. What we'll do is just grab them and then drape them over the top insides of our tire.Now, here on the backside, we need to make our first connection. That's just feeding this cable into the channel right there. We want to get it as tight as we can. We got to the second one, and that should do for now. If we go to the front and we find that it's still a little loose, we can come back and tighten it up a little more. Let's go to the front side and do the same thing.Just feed it through. We're at the second one right there, which is the same number we did on the backside, but if we want to, we can go one more up. That seems to do the trick and keep our chains snug. See if we can go to the fourth. Looks like we can, so that does get our chains a little bit tighter. However, per the instruction, we want to make sure we're staying within one. So from here, you have the option of going back to the third or going back to the backside and adjusting it, whichever way you feel more comfortable with. We're going to go ahead, go to the backside, and make that adjustment.Now, if you decided to get the optional rubber tensioner, go ahead and throw that on as well. Then from there, go ahead and repeat this process for the other side. Once you've done all that, you're going to be ready to hit the road.Well, I hope this information helped you guys out, but that's going to do it for our look at the line of Titan Chain cable snow tire chains.

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Customer Reviews

Titan Chain Cable Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Steel Rollers - 1 Pair - TC1046

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (338 Customer Reviews)

The low-carbon steel rollers on these ladder-pattern cable chains provide good traction in light snow. The low profile ensures a smooth ride for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance.

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Have not used the tire cables yet, but they came a day earlier than scheduled. Very fast shipping and package arrived in good condition.




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Very fast shipping. Received sooner than expected. Very reasonable price. Product was as described. Great company to do business with. I have bought a trailer hitch previously and it is great.




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The tire chain works as advertised. However there're some iron wires were not wrapped in very well, they stuck into my fingers while I was installing the chain.




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Great service. Haven't needed to use these yet but I did practice installing them on my vehicle. Everything looks good and the fit is right on. The instructions were good and easy to follow. Nice to have in an emergency.




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Asked for a 3 day shipping and arrive within 2 days. The product was exactly what I wanted/needed, came in a bag and fits perfectly well. I was hesitant at first, because I didn't know the website, but with a bit of a leap of faith, got a good result. Very happy. Thanks




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Five stars for customer service. Needed chains quickly around the holidays and they made sure I got them on time. (Early actually).
Thanks again for the help.




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Had a chance to use these finally, drove a few miles mostly on asphalt. They held up well.




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Extremely well packaged. Product was exactly what I wanted. Without a doubt I will use this company again.




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Free and fast shipping. Great product.




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Fast shipping!




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Much better service than I expected




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Great transaction and product




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


Order 2 pairs for my car, got 2 different cables, one set blue the other set green. You can tell instantly because the bags are blue and green and oddly the different colors weight different amounts. Emailed customer service to get cables that match and they said that the label invoice number are the same on both bags, So it's the same product. So if you don't care that you can get 2 different colors from ordering 2 sets in the same order you can try for these.


Comments
I did reach out to the manufacturer who confirmed that the storage bag is changing from blue to green. Our stock of chains will have mixed bags for a short time until the transition in color is completed.
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 11/21/2022


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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


Fortunately haven't had to use these on a trip yet but I've tested them in the driveway and off road and they went on and off very straight forward and completely doable by yourself. I'm 5'5 and work a desk job but was able to get these on and off solo. (I do recommend putting a small tarp or canvas drop cloth in with your kit as it does require you to be down in the ground) I also chose to add the Titan Chain Multi-Arm Rubber Tire Chain Adjuster and though it's probably not necessary I did feel like it made the system extra secure and was a nice addition if your tire doesn't fit quite as perfect.




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


Placed order and received one day later! Amazingly quick service! I have ordered from ETrailer several times over the years....always top notch products and service!


Comments
Still working great! Quality products and great service!
Donna - 12/20/2022


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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


For a Ram 2021 4x4 with upgraded wheels and snow tires. 275 65 20 so got these just in case it gets really bad or required to have them. Don't anticipate ever using them though.




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


Cables came apart easily and eventually broke. Disappointed becuase i hve to park at bottom of driveway and waLK. i SHOULD HAVE BOUGHT THE REAL CHAINS.




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


I tried to fit it in on the driveway before going out to snow country.
It fitted good and much cheaper than buying it from [online].
Needed the cable instead of chains since the tire figment is tight against the wheel well.




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


Just received my chains yesterday. I have to say, first of, customer service is EXCELLENT! I had questions on which chains were best for my SUV and I was promptly responded with suggestions and links to videos. I went with these tire cables for my 2015 Dodge Durango SXT Plus. There was question about clearance issues with brake lines on the Durango and these seem to be very low profile and made for lower clearance. The price was right too. I did a dry install today and it was a breeze. Took way longer to fold these back up and put back into the storage bag! Lol! (That's not these chains fault, it's user error...) I took some pictures but note it was my first time installing tire cables so I'm going to have to center them a bit more. I purchased the Titan chain multi arm rubber chain adjusters and they did make a difference on how snug the cables fit, so I would recommend them. We only plan on using them on very rare occasions when we venture up the mountain, so in sure if you live where it snows all the time, you will probably look at higher prices chains, but I think these are perfect for the occasional use. I will update after our Big Bear trip if we use them to reflect actual use. Thank you etrailer, they also upgraded my shipping to get here a couple days earlier just because... that was amazing!




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


Very well organized web site and good prices and smooth ordering online.
The instructional videos are very good.
Very good customer service. I had to call as a result of a delay in deliver entirely on the part of the postal service. The person I spoke with was very courteous and helpful.
I would not hesitate to order from etrailer again!




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


These cable chains will be perfect "just in case" items for our cross state trips.
Hope we'll never need them but great peace of mind!




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


Product arrived quickly and was easy to install. Best of all the price was great and the free shipping helped seal the deal. Thanks etrailer!




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


So far so good. I order the chains for an upcoming ski trip, so have not used as of yet. However, the shipping was on schedule, and boxed well, Thank You




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


I have purchased from etrailer before, the communication and customer service is second to none, all businesses should adopt their model for customer service




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Review from a similar Ladder Cable in Tire Chains


Just received these chains today and can’t speak to their quality or fit. The order process and shipping was stellar however. These chains fit a special sized tires and the website and comments were very helpful in choosing the correct size



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