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Old 23-10-2012, 17:59   #1 (permalink)
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We are starting to get ready for our trip to Spain, departing the U.K. early December. Hopefully we will not be subjected to adverse weather conditions but we would like to be prepared for any eventuality. So, can anyone recommend a set of snow chains suitable for use on our Fiat Ducato motorhome, tyre size is 215 / 70 R15.

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Old 23-10-2012, 18:01   #2 (permalink)
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have a look on Ebay Brian, there is a company in Nuneaton area that do a good deal. Ive had a couple of sets off them, never let me down. Ill find a link.
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http://myworld.ebay.co.uk/snow_chain...p2047675.l2559
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Hi, Brisey I saw some in Costco last week had a quick look they were about 46 seemed good quality not quite chains but very robust polythene type have a look on their website
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Hi, Brisey I saw some in Costco last week had a quick look they were about 46 seemed good quality not quite chains but very robust polythene type have a look on their website
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Costco http://www.costco.co.uk/view/categor..._8.5,cos_8.5.4
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Make sure you get commercial grade ones, Brisey.

You need at least 16mm chain links! Avoid the 9mm car-spec ones!
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Ours came from here-

http://www.toys4cars.co.uk/polar-16mm-snow-chains.html

Can't really vouch for their durability, we only used them to the service point and back!

But they are made of real chain and have a few spare links in the rather nice carry bag!
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If you're fitting traditional chains then get some gloves and maybe even a kneeling pad, trust me you' spend quite some time down on your knees when fitting them, 30mins plus.

Not sure where on a UK - Spain trip you'd need chains to be honest ? Pyrenees or Alps then OK but on the Autoroute heading South I'd be very surprised.
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