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I live in the city and the people who plow our parking lot dont always come in time and i am the only one in the house hold that has a 4x4 truck. (the other two vehicles are mini vans) When my mom tries to get out in the van she get stuck, so my question is does anyone know any good site where i can buy some chains? and What should i keep in mind when using them?
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I use to put chains on our forktrucks at work so they could continue to work outside . Biggest thing I saw was if you didn't have them tight enough , they would some loose and normally take out the brake lines . I would be extremely careful . Not a lover of them . Had to do it at work because I wasn't the boss . For the most part I had them pretty tight and didn't have much problems .
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I'd suggest cable chains with adjustable take ups.

One of the best sites I've seen, based on their prices and number of chain styles available, is (believe it or not) tirechain.com
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would this one be a good one to use

http://www.tirechain.com/square_alloy_cross_chain.htm
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would this one be a good one to use

http://www.tirechain.com/square_alloy_cross_chain.htm
Thats the same set up I use to install .
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so it is worth the money to get them and am i only paying for one or does 2 come in a pack?
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True that's a good one. Most folks use cable chains for the smaller radial tires, such as on a mini van and the square chain style on larger tires, such as on your truck.
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ok so chains would be a better choose
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Chains are always a good choice. You just have to pick a style that works with your vehicle. Make sure any set you get has plenty of adjustment options...you'll need it.
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do i have to buy them separately or do they sell as a pair?
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