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2wd and tire chains...

Total noob question - Do I need chains on all four tires or just the back ones?
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Just the wheels that drive the truck so the rear for you.
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and sand bags in the bed over the wheels.
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Why would you need chains in LA? Just wondering.
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Why would you need chains in LA? Just wondering.
Chains are required in the local mountains. Can't get to the local resorts without them.
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and sand bags in the bed over the wheels.
Will a tonneau cover suffice? That's pretty heavy.
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lol yea just put chains on the back

and i also live in cal and usually just tell the chain guys the truck is 4wd ... worked all of last season .... i would chain up if the roads werent plowed as good as they are. If you do follow my advice ive heard if you do get in an accident you will get fined for running no chains in a chain control area.
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Will a tonneau cover suffice? That's pretty heavy.
Maybe, but sand bags are pretty cheap, it won't hurt to get them, and it will help with traction.
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Why would you need chains in LA? Just wondering.
We do get snow here.
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lol yea just put chains on the back

and i also live in cal and usually just tell the chain guys the truck is 4wd ... worked all of last season .... i would chain up if the roads werent plowed as good as they are. If you do follow my advice ive heard if you do get in an accident you will get fined for running no chains in a chain control area.
The only 4wds allowed without chains are 4wds with snow tires down here.
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^^^ I'll abide by the law and put chains on when required and enforced. Don't need any unnecessary fines.
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Total noob question - Do I need chains on all four tires or just the back ones?
Hey, at least you'll get the answer you're looking for...............even though we'll have to flame you for it first....LOL

Chains always go on the drive wheels. It's like the rookie log truck drivers that chain their trailer tires.......megga noob flame!!!
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Ouch...lol...I just got flamed.
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The only 4wds allowed without chains are 4wds with snow tires down here.
up here they dont check your tires as long as they arent bald youll be fine
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