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Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Twist Links - 1 Pair

Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Twist Links - 1 Pair

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These durable, low-carbon steel chains provide excellent traction in deep snow. The rounded twist links limit jarring, and the ladder pattern assists with effective starts and stops. Great for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance. Lowest Prices for the best tire chains from Titan Chain. Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Twist Links - 1 Pair part number TC1138 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Titan Chain Tire Chains - TC1138

  • Titan Chain
  • On Road or Off Road
  • Tire Chains
  • Drive On and Connect
  • Steel Twist Link
  • Deep Snow
  • Mud
  • Class S Compatible
  • Manual
  • No Rim Protection

These durable, low-carbon steel chains provide excellent traction in deep snow. The rounded twist links limit jarring, and the ladder pattern assists with effective starts and stops. Great for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance.


Features:

  • Tire chains give you extra traction in snow
  • Rounded twist links form cross chains
    • Excellent traction in deep snow
    • Adequate grip on ice
    • Limited jarring compared with square links of the same size
  • Ladder-pattern chains assist with effective starts and stops
  • Manual installation and adjustment
    • No cams to come undone when you are driving in reverse or navigating rough terrain
    • Rubber or chain adjusters (sold separately) are recommended to provide a tight, secure fit
  • Low-carbon steel construction is strong and durable
  • SAE Class S chains are designed for vehicles with restricted wheel well clearance
  • Reusable plastic storage box included


Specs:

  • Application: 14" - 19" tires (for exact sizes, see below)
  • Link thickness: 0.177" (4.5 mm)
  • Maximum speed rating: 30 mph
  • Quantity: 2 tire chains
  • 30-Day limited warranty


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.

Installation

Installation Step 1

1. Drape the chain over the tire, making sure that the side chain with the lever is on the outside. Drive forward about 1/4 of a tire revolution. (You can also lay the chain out and then drive onto it.)


Installation Step 2

2. Reach around behind the tire and fasten the ends of the chain together.


Installation Step 3

3. Move back to the front of the tire and fasten the ends of the chain together using the built-in lever.


Installation Step 4

4. Drive forward a bit and tighten the chain as needed by moving the hook to the next link.


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


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


1138 Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains - Twist Links - Passenger Vehicles and Light Trucks - One Pair




These chains fit the following tire sizes:

  • 195/75-16
  • 205/50-17
  • 205/60-16
  • 205/65-16
  • 205/70-16
  • 205/75-15
  • 205/80-15
  • 215/40-18
  • 215/45-18
  • 215/50-17
  • 215/55-17
  • 215/55-18
  • 215/60-15
  • 215/60-16
  • 215/60-17
  • 215/65-15
  • 215/65-16
  • 215/70-15
  • 215/70-16
  • 215/75-14
  • 215/75-15
  • 215/80-14
  • 220/65-390
  • 225/35-19
  • 225/40-18
  • 225/45-18
  • 225/50-17
  • 225/55-16
  • 225/55-17
  • 225/60-16
  • 225/60-17
  • 225/65-15
  • 225/65-16
  • 225/70-14
  • 225/70-15
  • 225/75-14
  • 230/60-15
  • 235/35-19
  • 235/45-17
  • 235/50-17
  • 235/55-16
  • 235/60-15
  • 235/70-14
  • 245/40-17
  • 245/40-18
  • 245/45-16
  • 245/45-17
  • 245/50-15
  • 245/50-16
  • 245/50-17
  • 245/55-16
  • 245/60-14
  • 255/40-17
  • 255/40-18
  • 255/55-14
  • 255/60-14
  • 285/40-15


Customer Reviews

Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains - Ladder Pattern - Twist Links - 1 Pair - TC1138

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (211 Customer Reviews)

These durable, low-carbon steel chains provide excellent traction in deep snow. The rounded twist links limit jarring, and the ladder pattern assists with effective starts and stops. Great for vehicles with limited wheel well clearance.

- TC1138
by:
2009 Suzuki SX4

I have not actually had the opportunity to put on and use my new snow chains yet. But, I am happy with the shipping process, although they had arrived one day later than the date that was suggested by UPS. I'm sure that my snow chains will work just fine when I need to use them for the first time. No ice on our local area roads right now... 334322



- TC1138
by:

Planning on a trip very soon. I found that I should have snow chains for our safety. I checked etrailer.com and not ony found what I need, but at a very good price. I ordered and hoped it would arrive in time. Low and behold, not only was it a quick delivery, but was way faster than I thought it would take. etrailer.com has never let me down anytime I have needed them. I highly recommend them. 473547



- TC1138
by:

Loved the product... I have not had to use it as of yet... but excellent quality and they fit my tires correctly. 466249



- TC1138
by:
2006 Chevrolet Silverado

Haven't had to use the tire chains I bought yet. The only problem I had when I got the order was the plastic container that the trailer chains were in was broken. Hope to use them soon. Thank you for asking, 355516



- TC1138
by:
1998 Chevrolet Astro

Couldn't find these chairs in CALIFORNIA Luckily i came across this website with exactly what I wanted and at the right price. The sales representative was very helpful and polite. I needed these chairs in three days got them in two. Thanks 603328



- TC1138
by:

Very fast service & updates on delivery - The Best 914366



- TC1138
by:

Came quickly in the mail and works grea t! 913951



- TC1138
by:

Exactly what I was expecting. Each set of chains even has it's own storage box. 907400



- TC1138
by:

Chains seem to be durable, service was very quick and efficient. 906688



- TC1138
by:

I have not use those tire changes yet but when winter Falls here in Kansas I will use them and let you know how they did. 558290



- TC1138
by:
Jeep

Easy to put on and works great on my 1979 Jeep cj7 488950



- TC1138
by:

Sorry this is not a product review, as we haven't had snow since I got the chains. But it is comforting to know they are in my trunk. I did want to say that I had excellent experience with etrailer. The communication and support was stellar, and the product arrived very well packed on the day that was quoted. 328199



- TC4231
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Super fast delivery of a well packaged heavy set of dual wheel tire chains. Very pleased, I will do business with etrailer again. 586230



- TC2228
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Did not fit 275/60R20 as listed on the internet website. The outside chain required two extra chain links to secure the chains. The chains appeared very durable and worked on a short test run tearing up the grass in my yard. 561586



- TC2228
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Needed snow chains for my horse trailer and truck, easy to order, right size and fast delivery. I would highly recommend this company and will buy from them in the future it was a pleasure to do business with them 389559



- TC2439
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Arrived in a timely manner, chains are very heavy-duty. Excellent product! 172804



- TC3231
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Good chains for the price. Used them about 6 X with out a problem. Be sure to get the rubber tensioners as they help a lot. Just a note and I'm pretty sure the e-trailer review said something about it but they are only good up to about 15 MPH not that you need to go that much faster but on a several mile trek back to the cabin it would be nice to do 30 or so..... the fact that they do their job is reason enough for four stars. If they would just install themselves.... bwahahaha 340694


Comments
Thanks for your review, Joe! Great news! Per the manufacturer, these chains are rated for 30 mph.
-- Laura E - 02/17/2017

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Comments
Still doing their job! Manufacturer may rate these for 30 mph however.... Ill keep it down and save my truck -
Joe Z - 02/11/2018

34617

- TC2228CAM
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Great product and even better customer service. I was extremely impressed by the service and fast delivery. The tire chains fit perfectly as stated for my tire size. The cams work great and came with the tool. I really like the weight of these chain and quality. These chain will live in my truck for the winter as a precaution as I do a lot of winter mountain driving and sometimes venture up old logging roads to get further into the backcountry. Hope I don’t have to use them but if I do I know I have a quality product on hand! 587647



- TC2228
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


I bought tire chains for the new Chevy truck that I just bought. I purchased the chains for piece of mind, just in case I ever needed to continue down the muddy/snowy road. To this date, I have only installed the chains once. While in the garage to make sure they fit. 607069



- TC2228
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Product arrived as promised. Titan chains are just what we needed. We won't be using these until October/November here in the high country so a little too early to provide a review on the quality. 284956


Comments
Worked fantastic in our high Country snow!
Titan c - 08/20/2017

27407

- TC1146
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Shipped quickly and received as promised! No issues. 606371



- TC2228CAM
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


This set is being used on front tires of a 31 hp tractor for snow plowing. Another two pair I use on my Tundra while working on steep, slippery logging roads. The locking cams are absolutely great. No more worries about having a chain come and tear off a brake line. 590015



- TC2228CAM
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Good price so bought two pairs for 1999 4X4 F-350. Put them on and they fit, the cams are great Idea for snugging up chains. Do not have to rely on rubber tensioners that get old brittle when finally need to use them. Have not run them in snow yet but look like will be fine. Notice that these chains also cover a wide range of tires sizes, in case want to go up a tire size from stock they will fit. 331012



- TC2228
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


Great FAST service, highly recommend!! 591532



- TC2228
by:

Review from a similar Twist Link Ladder in Tire Chains


skip the inside hook get 2 clevis' per chain. Drape over tire fasten inside. Hook up tension band , then roll tire over. 177599


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Ask the Experts about this Titan Chain Tire Chains

  • How Fast Can you Go with Tire Chains Installed
    With the Titan Chains like the # TC1138 installed we typically recommend a speed rating of between 30-35 miles per hour as the maximum speed. There are no chains that will allow you to travel faster than that. Also, if you are in snowy enough conditions to call for chains you probably shouldn't be going faster than 30-35 MPH even with the extra traction that chains provide.
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  • Class S Tire Chains For 2009 Subaru Outback Wagon
    I did some research on your 2009 Subaru Outback Wagon and found that only Class S tire chains are to be used, and they are only to be used on the front tires. Tire chains are size specific so you will want to know the tire size before choosing tire chains for your Outback. From our fit guide I found that there are 3 typical tire sizes on the Outback so I will give a recommendation based on that. The tire sizes are 205/50-17, 225/55-17, and 225/60-16. If you have a tire size that...
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  • Tire Chain Availability for Tire Sizes 245/40R18 and 255/60/R17
    Yes we can help you get setup with tire chains for both vehicles but the sizes of the tires are different enough that one set isn't going to fit both. For the 245/40R18 the # TC1138 that you referenced is a fit and would work well. For a similar set that fits the 255/60R17 we have the part # TC3010 which is a confirmed fit. Be sure to check the owners manual of both vehicles to determine if there are any tire chain restrictions.
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  • Can Snow Tire Chains for 2004 Chevy Venture be Used to Get Out of Mud
    You can use any method you like to get you out of mud though there are a couple of things to note. The first is that you will need chains that have an off-road designation and the other is that you need to follow the guidelines for using chains that is in the owner's manual of your 2004 Venture which states you should use Class S chains on the front tires only. There is one chain that fits the bill on the size 215/70-15 or 215/70-15 tires that are common to '04 Ventures, the Titan Chain...
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  • Recommended Snow Chains for a 1998 Chevy Astro Van
    If you have the 215/75-15 size tires on your 1998 Chevrolet Astro then I recommend using the Pewag Snox Pro Self-Tensioning Snow Tire Chains # PWSXP570 because they are easy to install and feature square links in a diamond pattern for great traction. For a more cost-effective option I recommend the Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains # TC1138 which uses twist links in a ladder pattern. These aren't quite as easy to install but they will get the job done. Attached is a review video of the...
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  • Comparing Titan Tire Chains TC1254 and TC1138 for Use on 2015 Toyota Camry
    Titan Tire Chain Sets # TC1254 and # TC1138 differ in certain construction features and in the tire sizes they will fit. Chain set # TC1254 has links that are 5.3mm thick and that fit 14- to 16-inch tires. Chain set # TC1138 uses thinner 4.5mm links that make it suitable on vehicles with 14- to 19-inch tires that require this special low-profile S-Class type chain. On each page if you scroll down the specific compatible tire sizes are listed. I also linked our main page for tire chains...
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  • Tire Chains that Will Fit 225/60-16 and 225/60-17 Tires on a 2000 and 2013 Subaru Outback
    The Thule tire chains will not fit both tire sizes but you could use the Glacier chains # PWPLC1138. They do fit 225/60-16 and 225/60-17 tires. You can also use Titan chains # TC1138. For these chains I recommend adding the rubber adjusters, # TCMA2. Be sure to consult the vehicle owners manuals for specific information on the use of tire chains. I have included some video links and a link to our help article on tire chains for you to the right.
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