How do I know what size chains to get?
To determine which size of tire chains you will need, check the size of your tires first.
- Look at the sidewalls of your tires.
- Locate the first three numbers grouped together.
- Find the two numbers after the dash and before the R.
- Locate the two numbers directly after the R.
How do I know what size snow chains to get for my tires?
The first number indicates tire width, the second gives you the tire height ratio (sidewall height as percentage of width) and the third denotes the diameter of the wheel expressed in inches. This information is critical in determining which snow chain size will fit your tire.
What speed can you go with chains?
Common chain failures Recommended maximum speeds in the owners’ manual of the chains – generally 30 to 50 km/h (20 to 30 mph) – maximum. Driving on dry roads with chains for extended periods of time. Driving on dry roads with chains can cause a vehicle to slide when braking.
What are the best chains for tires?
- Editor’s Pick: Security Chain Peerless Auto-Trac Tire Traction Chain.
- Security Chain Super Z6 Cable Tire Chain.
- Security Chain Radial Chain Cable.
- SUPTEMPO Emergency Anti-Slip Tire Traction Chains.
- NICEASY Tire Chains.
Do chains fit all tires?
In our experience a recommended chain size will only fit 80% of the tires it should. You do NOT want to be part of that 20% on the side of a snowy road. Fit your chains before you go. The extra practice putting them on won’t hurt.
How fast can u drive with chains on tires?
How fast can you drive with snow chains? With snow chains on your tire, you should drive your car not more than 20 to 30 miles per hour (30 to 50 kilometers per hour). Even if you want to, your car will not be able to drive at its normal top speed on a snowy road with chains on the tire.
Where can I buy 215 / 75 R16 tires?
Where do tire chains come from in the US?
All our tire chains are packaged and shipped from our warehouse in Iowa. We strive to provide any resources you need on our website, from information on how to install chains to selling the tire chains themselves.
How many tires can a tire chain cover?
Tire chains are sold in pairs (2 chains) and will cover two tires. Duals will cover four tires. How do I find and enter my tire size? How Do I Install My Chains?
Which is the best snow chain for tires?
Peerless winter traction products that meet Class “S” clearances are Super Z6 & Super Z8 , Super Z , Z-Chain , Radial Chain , Auto-Trac and Quik Grip PL Chain . For detailed information on these products, please click on the product names listed above. IMPORTANT: Tire chains should be fitted to the tires before actual use is required.