If you hate trying to remember how to put chains or cables on your 265 sized tires year after year then you should consider getting an Auto Sock. Installation with one of these devices is quick and easy. All you have to do is slip the device over your wheels and you are good to go. Obviously, you will have to adjust the position of your vehicle so that you can completely cover your tires with the product. however, that is all you have to do to get the Auto Sock installed. There is no swinging the product around the back of your tire which can be difficult if there is a build of up snow and ice behind your tires. There are no links to put together so that the item is securely fashioned to your tire. You do not have to drive around for half a mile to see if the item is going to come off. If you need a traction device for your vehicle then you should consider one of these items because they can help you get the traction you need very quickly.
How do you find the right Auto Sock for your tire? You actually have stumbled on the page where you need to be already. All you have to do is find your tire on this page and click it. The system will take you to appropriate Auto Socks. If you reached this page looking for a tire that is not on this page then you should try the beginning of the Auto Sock sizing system by clicking here. There are plenty of Auto Sock sizes and they fit a large variety of tires. You could be a mere few moments away from getting the right Auto Sock for your vehicle.
Are there considerations you need to keep in account when using an Auto Sock for a tire around the 265 size? Yes, like any other piece of equipment. You need to have certain things in mind or it will not work as well for you. For example, if you leave the Auto Sock on overnight and the temperatures reach levels which make the Auto Sock freeze onto your tire then you might have a problem. You will not only be dealing with the slickness of the road but the slickness inherent from the ice on the Auto Sock and, therefore, your tire. You have to bring in your Auto Sock to dry so that it can do its job effectively for you.
The other consideration is the most obvious one when it comes to any traction device. You need to maintain speeds at which it is safe for you to drive, does not damage the road, and does not damage the traction device. There are mixes of the situations where all of these things can happen and might be avoidable if a person understands what they need to do avoid it. All you need to do is to go the recommended speeds and you will be just fine. For example, Auto Socks recommend that you go around 25-30 mph in a non-commercial vehicle. If you are in a commercial vehicle then the recommended speed is 20 mph. Of course, you should always look to see what the manufacturer says as things can change so you can be as safe as possible but the idea here is the same. Following the speed suggestions will make sure that you maintain the integrity of your traction device irrespective if you are using chains, cables, or Auto Socks.
Ready to get your own Auto Socks for your vehicle? Click here to return to the top and click your tire size. Need Auto Socks for a different tire size than 265? Click here and you can select through the system to the Auto Sock you need.