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Snow Chain Dilemma

Merry Christmas all,

So here in Europe we have a little more stringent laws, especially in Austria where we vacation every winter. Not only are we required to have M+S tires but also required to have snow chains. So rewind about 2 months and I purchased some Chains from tirechaindotcom and confirmed that they were the right ones for my tire size (37 x 12.5 x 17") unfortunately, they do not fit. The Chains end up short by about 10". The long and short of it is, the company states that they don't fit because of the large tread lugs on my tires and they are willing to send extensions if I can tell them how much I need or I can return them. Not going to argue. I figure if I pay for something that is supposed to fit, then it should fit, so back they will go.
So here I am, asking the lot of you where would I be able to find some snow chains to fit 37 x 12.50 x 17 ProComp Xtreme A/T tires. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.

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Try and find military surplus Hummer chains.... 37x12.5x16.5 is the Hmmvee

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US Military 1 1 4 TON Vehicle Snow Tire Chain SET Pair M998 HMMWV Humvee | eBay

Part # NSN 2540-01-214-1264 for 37's. They are meant to fit over Wrangler Mt/r's so I would assume they'll fit your procomps. I would bet you can find something in your country since the hmmvee is everywhere

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Look on Craigslist or whatever you got over there.Get some chains meant for a semi and cut them down with a cutoff wheel. Easy. All you really have to worry about is them being the proper width they will be more than long enough.

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Try and find military surplus Hummer chains.... 37x12.5x16.5 is the Hmmvee

like these.
US Military 1 1 4 TON Vehicle Snow Tire Chain SET Pair M998 HMMWV Humvee | eBay

Part # NSN 2540-01-214-1264 for 37's. They are meant to fit over Wrangler Mt/r's so I would assume they'll fit your procomps. I would bet you can find something in your country since the hmmvee is everywhere

DAMN! I never need chains, but I might pick those up just to have in the tool box... Thats the very tire I am running!

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