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You will receive TWO AUTOSOCKS PER PACK to cover two tyres. Therefore you only need one pack per vehicle (driving wheels). Rear-wheel and four wheel drive vehicles will benefit from having AutoSock on all wheels, so two sets would be advised. For mo...
It will be on the side of the tyre wall displayed on the tyre in the following format e.g. 195/55 R15. Do not rely on what it says in the handbook, you need to check the tyre itself in case it differs.
Yes - you should fit them to the front tyres. For maximum traction and control, we suggest using two sets of AutoSocks - for both the front and rear wheels.
You will need to know you tyre size. It will be on the side of the tyre wall displayed on the tyre in the following format e.g. 195/55 R15. Once you have your tyre size, please click here to find your size of AutoSock [1] To see the AutoSock in action ...
Yes you can! Please click here to find your AutoSock size! [1] AutoSocks for trucks are textile 'socks' which can be fitted in two minutes flat. They use friction and high tech fibres to give truck tyres the grip they need to make progress on ice and sn...
Quiet and Smooth, as you'd expect! There is none of the loud rattling and bumpy ride associated with snow chains. Because there is no danger of damge to the vehicle structure, they are approved for speeds up to 30mph/50kph, which is faster than is recom...
We get asked this question a lot and we recommended that users of rear-wheel drive cars should also fit a set to the front wheels to provide better directional stability, especially under braking.
Basically it's to do with friction! Dry snow and ice sticks to fabric, especially 'woolly' fabric. AutoSock are made from hairy fabrics which stick to the snow. The fibres, which become hairier with use, are arranged at right angles to the direction of...
Fundamentally, the more you drive on clear roads / gritted tarmac, the faster they will wear out and the sooner you will need to buy another set. They are a 'get you out of trouble' solution and are not intended for prolonged use. You will probably ...
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