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Autosocks work !
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Posted by K W [Email] (more from K W) on Mon, 2 Dec 2019 20:12:13 Share Post by Email
In Reply to: Tire "Chains"?, fdw201 [Profile/Gallery] , Sat, 30 Nov 2019 04:37:51
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Autosocks are the neatest option , and they work really well . I also use traditional cable chains , they are very reliable . My best advice is to practice putting on whatever device you choose , in the safety and comfort of your driveway. watch some videos for tips . The worst case scenario is you are trying to read the how to instructions in a snowstorm . Chains can cause plenty of damage if installed wrong . Big time safety issue .

My car gets chained up regularly , as the DOT requires 4wd or chains , at times in the Mountain Passes of the Rockies and Cascades . It really isn't something anyone can enjoy , and you have to stay under 30 mph . But it can get you to safer roads or a rest area . Then you have to take them off after use , don't let them freeze on the tires ! After use , take them inside and rinse them and dry them and inspect and spray with some wd-40 and store them for next time .

The other needed item is a small multi bungee cord that helps keep the traction device tight ,really helps . Be safe !

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