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Need Quick Snow Chains Help!

Hey guys, I am heading up to the mountains tomorrow and just found some chains on craigslist. I don't frequent snow and I don't expect to have to use them this weekend (its southern california, and its gonna be 50 degrees). However there has been some chain control so I want to make sure what I get works.

Do you guys think I can fit chains with this clearance, or should I get cables?

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These are the chains Peerless Truck Tire Chains with Rubber Tighteners: Automotive : Walmart.com

Keep in mind I am rarely in snow, I've had the truck since 2004 and never had to use chains. However, I want to have some just in case of chain control and I want ones that will fit. So should I get these, or go with cables?

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Clearance looks like a little over 2 inches (maybe 2.25). You think I will be ok with chains?
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follow the instructions and make sure they sit well and stay tight and they will be fine. most chains you dont want to exceed 25MPH

personally I prefer a diamond patter chain over the ladder bar becuse they hop less on the tire and are easier to install quickly.
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