225 75r16 Snow Chains

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. via

Does tire size matter for snow chains?

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. via

Will snow chains ruin my tires?

Using chains on bare pavement can cause substantial damage to both your tires and the road itself. If you turn onto a road that's clearly been plowed and salted, pull over and remove the chains. It always pays to be careful when driving in freezing conditions, but chains require a whole new level of attention and care. via

How fast can you drive with snow chains?

Generally, 20 to 30 mph is the recommended speed limit for driving with snow chains. This helps prevent chains from breaking and from potentially damaging your vehicle. Do not drive on dry roads with chains as it can significantly wear down both the chains and your tire tread. via

Can I use snow chains that are too small?

Never attempt to use chains that are too large or too small, as this could result in dangerous driving and damage to your car. Install your chains & test them on a snowy or slippery road before you really need them. via

What happens if snow chains are too big?

Never attempt to use chains that are too large or too small, as this could result in dangerous driving and damage to your car. If you are unsure of what size tires you have, you can find the sizes printed on the sidewall of each of them. via

Where do chains go on 4x4 truck? (video)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRLpbnCeqxg

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