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Old 09-29-2009, 05:04 PM
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Tire Chains

I was wondering if anyone has had any trouble running tire chains on 30x9.50-15's? I have a 1.5" BB on the front, but the owners manual says to only run chains on the rear due to clearance problems on the front. I don't know if this is just a "cover your butt" in the manual, but with the added clearance of the BB, I'm thinking I might be ok. With deep snow and hunting season right around the corner here in Wyoming, chains are a necessary item to carry with. Any input is greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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I would think you'd be fine. I ran chains on my 94 stock Nissan Hardbody with 30x9.5s without issues. Some good MT tires are in order.

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I just take a shovel.... I typically high center if anything.
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Have a good season. I hunted Wy the last two years, but didn't need chains. Almost needed AC though.
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The no chains on the front is due to clearance issues when you turn, the leading and trailing edges of the tires get really close to the frame. You can do it just be careful when you turn and I wouldn't run too fast with em on.
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