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    Default ATV Tire Chains

    Looking for some ATV ones or some Truck ones to convert.

    Has anyone ever converted a set of truck chains over?
    Any tricks or tips? Which size do I buy to convert. Don't quite
    know how the tire sizes on the boxes of truck chains convert to ATV tires
    Called Six Robblees and they want 140 a pair. I said you sure that's a pair as in two and he said yes. NO WAY am I paying that.

    The Tire size on the 94 polaris sportsman is
    Rear 25 -11-10
    Front 25 -8-12

    Call Jon 232-9141

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    Try here: http://www.shadetreepowersports.com/

    I think I paid $65-70 for a set of nasty atv chains. They had twice as many cross members as normal chains.

    Tim

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    Here's the link to the chains:

    http://www.shadetreepowersports.com/...re_Chains.html

    Looks like there $70-80, shipping can run up to 20% of cost though; look for free shipping deals.

    Tim

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    Jon, I can get you a complete set for free. They are 15" car chains (v-bar type) and you can cut them down, I have the spreader/crimper you can use as well. Let me know if you still need them.

    Curt

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKDSLDOG View Post
    Jon, I can get you a complete set for free. They are 15" car chains (v-bar type) and you can cut them down, I have the spreader/crimper you can use as well. Let me know if you still need them.

    Curt
    Do you have any more? I've looking for a set myself. Didn't know you convert chains! Don't mean to steal the thread from Jon, but if you have access to more...

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    Default Don't forget...

    ....if you are using one pair of chains, don't forget to run those puppies on the front tires of your machine if it's a four wheel drive unit--it's far more efficient.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stickeen View Post
    Do you have any more? I've looking for a set myself. Didn't know you convert chains! Don't mean to steal the thread from Jon, but if you have access to more...
    I have access to 2 sets. Will grab them and let u know......

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKDSLDOG View Post
    I have access to 2 sets. Will grab them and let u know......
    Sweet! I'll PM you...

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    For my yard tractor (and will be for my 4 wheeler) I like the truck tire ice grip chains. They are built much stronger, last longer, and about 1/3rd the cost of cheepo ATV chains. A big screw driver, a hammer, and a pair of channel locks can adjust them to any length. 6roblees always has chains and links to repair or replace whatever is needed. I have used my last set of ice cleats so long that the cleats are almost worn flat
    "...and then Jack chopped down the beanstock, adding murder and ecological vandalism to the theft, enticement and vandalism charges already mentioned, but he got away with it and lived happily ever after without so much as a guilty twinge about what he had done. Which proves that you can be excused just about anything if you're a hero, because no one asks the inconvenient questions." Terry Pratchett's The Hogfather

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