How to assemble chains on the tires

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It's snowing hard and the road is not plowed? You go on vacation in the mountains in winter? So you better be ready to fit your tire chains. To do this, simply follow the prerogatives of this article. It is advisable to train several times at home to be comfortable when you are faced with mounting chains.


Choice of installation site

To mount effective channels, choose a flat in a secure location. Remember to put the hand and Frain necessary use shims to make sure that the car will not move. Next, take the chains and start editing.


Assembling chains


Start by passing a piece of thick cable behind the wheel from below. Get this piece on the other side of the tire. Center the chain so that both ends protrude from the same length of the tire. Assemble the cable above the tire and close it. Then pull the stitches of the chain towards you. Reach high and set the hook on the chain.

Then roll a few meters before tightening again the chains.

Attention to a rear wheel drive, it is imperative to assemble chains on all 4 tires.