Purchase Advice for Snow Chains SPIKES-SPIDER

 
Spikes-Spider Compact
COMPACT
 

 
Spikes-Spider Sport
SPORT
 

 
Spikes-Spider Alpine
ALPINE
 

 
Spikes-Spider Alpine Pro
ALPINE PRO
 

 
Spikes-Spider Easy Sport
EASY SPORT
 

 
Spikes-Spider Easy Alpine Pro
EASY ALPINE
PRO

Application

The Spikes-Spider Compact is suitable for passenger cars up 2.5 t total weight and tire width up to 210 mm. Studed synthetic arms provide best grip on ice and snow. Ideal when space is limited in the car.

The Spikes-Spider Sport is suitable for passenger cars up 3.5 t total weight. The combination of spikes and chain provides best driving on ice and snow, especially for frequent use in hilly winter regions. Also for use on grass and soft terrain.

The Spikes-Spider Alpine is especially suitable for upper mid class cars up to 4 t total weight. The Alpine is made for frequent driving in extremely winterly conditions. The toothed metal tracks bite into ice and snow and provide best characteristics for alpine regions. Also for use on grass and soft terrain.

The Spikes-Spider Alpine PRO is the perfect solution for vehicles up to 5 t total weight and therefore essential for the safe use of SUVs, 4x4s, vans, pick ups, small buses and vehicles used by express, emergency and other transport services in winter. Also for use on grass and soft terrain.

The Spikes-Spider EASY Sport is suitable for passenger cars up 3.5 t total weight. The combination of spikes and chain provides best driving on ice and snow, especially for frequent use in hilly winter regions. Also for use on grass and soft terrain.

The Spikes-Spider EASY Alpine PRO is the perfect solution for vehicles up to 5 t total weight and therefore essential for the safe use of SUVs, 4x4s, vans, pick ups, small buses and vehicles used by express, emergency and other transport services in winter. Also for use on grass and soft terrain.

Size adjustability

Yes. The patented turn elements in the support ring allow to adjust a Compact size to another tire size easily and therefore matches many different tire sizes. The diameter can be changed by up to 40 mm.

Yes. A simple change of the hooking position of the chain elements at the tracks provide a very good adjustment possibility to the specific tire dimension. The chain length can be shortened or prolonged by min 220 mm.

Yes. The patented adjusting element allows the chain to be easily lengthened or shortened by min. 220 mm.

Yes. The patented adjusting element allows the chain to be easily lengthened or shortened by min. 220 mm.



Yes. A simple change of the hooking position of the chain elements at the tracks provide a very good adjustment possibility to the specific tire dimension. The chain length can be shortened or prolonged by min. 220 mm.

Yes. The patented adjusting element allows the chain to be easily lengthened or shortened by min 220 mm.

Adapter for the wheel connection

Universal, with all Spikes-Spider models combinable adapter system which is being attached directly to the lug bolts, -nuts. Has to be choosen separately

Adapter is delivered with each set of Spikes-Spider EASY for 17, 19 and 21 mm wheel nut

Mounting

Shift the arms aside where the weel touches the ground. Mount the Spikes-Spider Compact starting at the top of the tire and push the Compact slightly left and right towards the tire. Lock the system with the locking disc afterwards. No readjustment necessary.

After one unique size adjustment before use, the Spikes-Spider Sport is being simply put onto the tire and locked. The lower chain section pulls itself onto the tire after a half turn of the wheel. The chain automatically tightens on the tyres during start-up and is optimally aligned.

After one unique size adjustment before use, the Spikes-Spider Alpine is being simply put onto the tire and locked. The lower chain section pulls itself onto the tire after a half turn of the wheel. The chain automatically tightens on the tyres during start-up and is optimally aligned.


After one unique size adjustment before use, the Spikes-Spider Alpine PRO is being simply put onto the tire and locked. The lower chain section pulls itself onto the tire after a half turn of the wheel. The chain automatically tightens on the tyres during start-up and is optimally aligned.

After one unique size adjustment before use, the Spikes-Spider EASY Sport is being simply put onto the tire and will be tightened with the belt tensioner. The lower chain section pulls itself onto the tire after a half turn of the wheel. The chain automatically tightens on the tyres during start-up and is optimally aligned.

After one unique size adjustment before use, the Spikes-Spider EASY Alpine PRO is being simply put onto the tire and will be tightened with the belt tensioner. The lower chain section pulls itself onto the tire after a half turn of the wheel. The chain automatically tightens on the tyres during start-up and is optimally aligned.

Maximum Speed

Road regulation allow max. 50 km/h (30 mph) by law.

 

Things which you should generally consider when buying snow chains/ Spikes-Spiker products:

 

  • Are the materials used of high quality?
  • Does the manufacturer have sufficient experience?
  • Does the size fit your tire size/ your vehicle?
  • May the product be mounted easily?
  • Is the product suitable for narrow wheel castings and alloy wheels?
  • Does it have sufficient grip/ traction?
  • Can the product be mounted and dismounted quickly?
  • Is the product mountable even after your car got stuck already?
  • Does the product have all required approvals (i.e.: KBA, TÜV, GS, ÖNORM?)