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    2012 Silverado 3500 Winter Tires

    My truck came with Michelin LT265/70R18 all season tires but are not winter (mountain snowflake) rated. Started looking at some local dealers for a winter tire in that size and finding them hard to...
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    Just an update on my winter driving issue. I...

    Just an update on my winter driving issue. I drove over Mount Hood (Highway 26) on Dec. 20th. Hard packed snow for about 20 miles. 4-wheel drive handled it nicely. Signs indicated chains or...
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    OK, I went to the local Chevy dealer service...

    OK, I went to the local Chevy dealer service dept. today and asked my question on the use of tire chains referring to the owner's manual. They repeated not to use chains. In addition to possible...
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    Sticky: 2012 Chevrolet Silverado

    2012 Chevrolet Silverado LT
    Long Box, Crew Cab
    4X4
    6.6L Duramax with 6-speed Allison
    Diesel Exhaust Brake
    45975
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    Ray - Yes I do have the chains from the old truck...

    Ray - Yes I do have the chains from the old truck but they will not fit, at least my current tire size is not on the chains. I agree on the wheel well. There appears to be plenty of room but I think...
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    I think buying some type of tire chain is a...

    I think buying some type of tire chain is a foregone conclusion since Oregon requires at a minimum to carry them even though GM says not to use them. Talk about a Catch 22. Second, traction tires...
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    In reading Oregon traffic laws concerning winter...

    In reading Oregon traffic laws concerning winter driving, it states that any vehicle over 10000 lbs GVWR must install chains when required by road conditions. Not even traction tires would suffice. ...
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    I suppose using your logic that as you say, any...

    I suppose using your logic that as you say, any vehicle could suffer this damage. Guess GM is maybe being a little over cautious on chains? Suppose the money move would be to purchase chains and...
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    Options for Winter Driving in Mountains

    Just purchased my 2012 Chev Silverado 3500 last June. It is a single rear axle 4X4, crew cab long bed. When reading the owner's manual, I noticed that GM does not recommend the use of tire chains...
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