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SnowChains, Tire Chains, SCC Super Z Snowcables -- we have them for you in San Diego

We are AVAILABLE --
8AM TO 6PM Mon - Fri --
-10AM to 6PM Sat - Closed Sun
You can CALL 619-442-3767 during those hours for an appointment to be fitted with whichever snowchains or snowcables you prefer --
Please understand that we utilize our answering machine to screen out the plethora of scamming, telemarketing, and nuisance calls directed at our age demographic, so WHEN you call, please start out yer message with yer name and number FIRST and then, yer query with tire size and vehicle type included -- we've found that traveling mobile phones tend to cut out on their messages, so if we don't pick up right away, or get back to you within a day, it might be that we missed yer call and you may want to e-mail us instead,
snowtraction@aol.com -- 24/7 [ answered most of the time we're awake ;) ]
Times generally take 1/2 hour for cables or an hour for chains as *they* are cut to fit exactly
Please have your tire size handy [ 3 number sequence on the sidewall of your tire ] to speed the process when you call -----
further information available HERE
http://www.chainsbysnowbird.com/
Reviews of our service and products supplied HERE https://www.yelp.com/biz/snowbird-tire-chains-el-cajon
AND HERE http://snowchains.tripod.com/snowchainsfittintestimonials/
EASY TO FOLLOW DIRECTIONS TO OUR LOCATION ARE SUPPLIED W A CONFIRMED APPOINTMENT --
Do NOT follow Yelp's "directions" ;) we are NOT *there*

We carry SCC Super Z 6 & Super Z 8 -- also Super Z LT and Shur Grip Z SNOWCABLES along with QuikGrip link SNOWCHAINS in most sizes -- also have V-bar reinforced "icebreaker" SNOWCHAINS for exceptional grip in mud and snow. 

 
Personal one-on-one instruction, installation demonstration included with every snowchains, tirechains, or snowcables set purchased.
 
 "SNOWCHAINS 101" spoken and taught here.
 
Phone 619-442-3767  8am to 6pm PST -- OR --
E-MAIL  SNOWtraction@aol.com  24-7
for the best fitting SNOWCHAINS around.
 
Serving clients from San Diego, La Jolla, Malibu, Los Angeles, Hollywood, Mt. Laguna, Pine Valley, Glendale, Burbank, Anaheim, Pasadena, Culver city, Santa Monica, Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Thousand Oaks,  Orange County, Big Bear, Mammoth, Tahoe, and points further north and east.  if you can endevour to bring your vehicle HERE for fitment.
 
 We HAVE your "impossible to find" snowchains sizes! 

SNOWCHAINS fittin experience Testimonials

A NIGHTmare story of poorly fitted snowchains!

RENT snowchains? NOPE! nobody does anymore -- too many issues --

YELP SNOWCHAIN fitting experience reviews

I have SNOWCHAINS TIRECHAINS and SNOWCABLES to fit most cars, trucks, suvs, rvs, 4x4s, even motorhomes, tractor-trailers, and tour buses.
 
  Each set of SNOWCHAINS, TIRECHAINS, or SNOWCABLES is an EXACT fit, everytime. Unique installation device of my own design included with every set. 
 
[ Makes the labor of putting your SNOWCHAINS on CONSIDERABLY less :)  ] 

PLEASE NOTE-- I do *NOT* ship SNOWCHAINS -- NOR do I offer carry-out sales without pre-fitting. You must be able to present your vehicle here in San Diego for proper fitment and instruction. This ensures that the snow traction devices I provide fit perfectly, and allows me to impart to you SNOWCHAINS101 ---the tricks and tips that I have learned from more then 40 years of installing them on all types of vehicles.

Fitting SNOW TRACTION devices
teaching SNOWCHAINS101 @ SNOWTRACTION.COM
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For further info on TIRE CHAINS, SNOW CHAINS, AND SNOW CABLES

I serve the San Diego County area mostly, but, that said, if you are willing to travel whatever distance you must to present your vehicle for fitting, I stand ready to serve you. I have had folks come from as far as Arizona, Nevada, and Northern California -- even TEXAS -- when they were unable to find chains to fit properly on their SUVs.
 
 Yes, I can fit Saturn and Mercedes Benz!
 
Acadia,  Envoy, Equinox, and Traverse as well
 
Have you Hummer, BMW, Range Rover, Escalade, Porche, Audi to Toyota, Nissan or subcompact -- we HAVE your snowchains!

All snowtraction personally fitted for you by the San Diego Highwayman

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Why I chainup ALL four! [ if I chainup at all ]

One winter's day on Mt Laguna, I was proceeding down hill on the Sunrise Highway -- in my 2wd,rwd, 55 Ford SAR rig, chained only on my rear drive wheels -- vehicle in front of me wasn't chained at all -- we came to an exceptionally icy stretch - down hill curve - and the lead vehicle began to fishtail slowly then overcorrected and slid off the road and over the side - rolling over several times before comin up against a big pine tree which stopped it's fall -- watched all of this in kinda slow motion.

I, in my adrenalin racin excitement, turned to the side to pull over to render aid -- all was well -- UNTIL -- I braked to stop!

My SAR rig continued straight [ w the wheels turned left ] in the skidpath of the previous vehicle till finally stoppin -- with -- I'm shure -- my RF tire hangin in the air over the edge of the road!

Well -- I said a leetil prayer, threw it inta reverse, backed up and lined up better w the road edge -- bailed out and ran to assist the unfortunate driver and his passengers outa their battered vehicle [ was on it's side ] luckily, no one was hurt moren bumps & bruises.

From that day to this, I chain up ALL FOUR TIRES so that I kin steer as well as move.

Nearta had to clean my seat!

folks are all the time askin me what I recommend as far as to how many tires to chainup -- I say "from experience -- "

The Highwayman-- a profile

the Highwayman -- a song

Conditions, and STOKE info on Mammoth Mountain -- by one who LIVES, WORKS, and RIDES there -- the Mammoth Snowman

Uplifting, true stories of people helping people in time of need. Heroic Stories

CBS video story -- the Good Samaritan in a Station Wagon

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