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Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains for Dual Tires - Ladder Pattern - V-Bar Links - 1 Axle Set

Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains for Dual Tires - Ladder Pattern - V-Bar Links - 1 Axle Set

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The V-bar studs on these chains bite into ice for superior traction. The ladder pattern assists with starts and stops. Durable low-carbon steel twist links are great in deep snow. Includes chains for driver's and passenger's sides. Lowest Prices for the best tire chains from Titan Chain. Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains for Dual Tires - Ladder Pattern - V-Bar Links - 1 Axle Set part number TC4821 can be ordered online at or call 1-800-496-5010 for expert service.
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Titan Chain Tire Chains - TC4821

  • Tire Chains
  • On Road or Off Road
  • Drive On and Connect
  • Steel V-Bar
  • Deep Snow
  • Ice
  • Manual
  • Not Class S Compatible
  • Titan Chain
  • No Rim Protection

The V-bar studs on these chains bite into ice for superior traction. The ladder pattern assists with starts and stops. Durable low-carbon steel twist links are great in deep snow. Includes chains for driver's and passenger's sides.


  • V-bar tire chains give you superior traction in snow and ice
  • Studded twist links form cross chains
    • Excellent traction in deep snow
    • Superior grip on ice
  • Ladder-pattern chains assist with effective starts and stops
  • Manual installation and adjustment
    • No levers or cams to come undone when you are driving in reverse or navigating rough terrain
    • Rubber or chain adjusters (sold separately) are recommended to provide a tight, secure fit
  • Low-carbon steel construction is strong and durable
  • Each chain fits around the dual tires on one side of your truck's rear axle


  • Application: 15" - 17" tires (for exact sizes, see below)
  • Link thickness: 0.218" (5.5 mm)
  • Maximum speed rating: 30 mph
  • Quantity: 2 dual-tire chains (driver's side and passenger's side)
  • 30-Day limited warranty

Note: These chains are not intended to be put on commercial vehicles like plows, forklifts, or tow trucks.

V-Bar Icebreakers

V-Bar Icebreakers

The V-shaped studs (also known as icebreakers, spikes, or cleats) that are built into these twist-link tire chains bite into ice, providing superior grip for a safer ride on ice-covered roads.


1. Drape the chain over both tires of your dual-tire setup, making sure that the center chain is between the tires and that the V-bars are facing out. (You can also lay the chain out and then drive onto it.)

2. Drive forward about 1/4 of a tire revolution.

3. Fasten the ends of the chain together.

4. Drive forward a bit and tighten the chain as needed by moving the hook to the next link.

You can use rubber or chain adjusters (sold separately) to increase the tension on the chains for a tighter fit.

How to Choose Snow Chains for Your Vehicle

To choose the right snow chain, you must match your tire size. Those measurements can be found on the side of your tire, as shown below.

Tire size on sidewall


  1. (185) - indicates tire width in millimeters
  2. (60) - gives you the aspect ratio (sidewall height as percentage of width)
  3. (15) - denotes the diameter of the wheel rim in inches

4821 Titan Chain V Bar Icebreakers Snow Tire Chains for Dually Wheels - Light Trucks - One Pair

These chains fit the following tire sizes:

  • 225/85-16
  • 235/80-17
  • 235/85-16
  • 245/75-15
  • 245/75-16
  • 255/70-16
  • 265/70-15
  • 265/75-15
  • 7.5x16
  • 9.5x16.5

Video of Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains for Dual Tires - Ladder Pattern - V-Bar Links - 1 Axle Set

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.

Video Transcript for Titan Chain V-Bar Tire Chains for Dual Tires Installation - 2001 Ford F-350

Today on our 2001 Ford F350 with dual rear wheels, we're going to be test fitting the Titan Chain Dual Rear Wheel Snow Tire Chains in the ladder pattern and the V bar length. The part number is TC4821. This is designed to cover both the passenger side and driver's side, so one part number will take care of an entire axle. We'll show you how to get them installed onto your vehicle. What we're going to do is place our chains on the ground with the hooks side up, got a smooth side here on the back and the hooks are exposed here on the front. We want these to be facing away from our sidewall, so that smooth side will be riding right up against our tire. We've got them all stretched out here, you want to make sure you don't have any kinks or any twists or any tangles to deal with.

Then we'll grab at two points about arm distance apart there and we're going to bring them right up and over our wheels. We'll position them so that the middle chain, as you can see, is running right down between both of our wheels there and we'll lay these out so that our middle hook is centered between our tires, our front hook's in front and our rear hook is on the back side. We'll now just get out as much slack as we can, bring it around to the rear side and now it's going to be time to roll forward slightly about a quarter to a half revolution on our wheel, so that our cams will be here in the rear, where we can make our connections happen. We'll now bring our inner lever up. We'll connect it on the closest length that we can, or the shortest length we can. We've got one, two, three, four, five to choose from. I'm going to try the third one here.

It doesn't look like it's going to hit the third one, so let's go to the second. Bring that through, close our lever and then we slide our keeper right up on it there to hold it in place for us. Now in our rear connection we used the fourth length, so on the middle and the front, we'll have to use either the third, fourth or fifth. We get a plus or minus of one there. All right, with that connection made, we'll come around here to the front and the same thing will apply here. We're either going to use the third, the fourth or the fifth.

It looks like we may be able to use the fourth one there, it's a little tight, so we'll go to our fifth one, bring that in, cam that down. As you can see, that's going to take the slack out and slide the keeper up to hold it in place. See here, we've got our rubber tensioner, it's going to have five hooks on it. Try to place these hooks evenly all the way around the outside of our chain, and just like with the chain, we want the hooks facing outward. Your hooks there, we'll have them facing away from our sidewall, rather than in and to it. I'm just going to pull that up, connect into our five points and just like that, we're ready to move forward just a little bit, recheck our chains, make sure we don't have any tension issues, adjust as necessary and we'll be able to hit the road.

Now, periodically you will want to check your chains just to make sure nothing's changed and you still have the proper tension. That will complete today's test fit of the Titan Chains Snow Tire Chains for dual rear wheels, the ladder pattern and V bar length, part number TC4821. .

Customer Reviews

Titan Chain Snow Tire Chains for Dual Tires - Ladder Pattern - V-Bar Links - 1 Axle Set - TC4821

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (339 Customer Reviews)

The V-bar studs on these chains bite into ice for superior traction. The ladder pattern assists with starts and stops. Durable low-carbon steel twist links are great in deep snow. Includes chains for driver's and passenger's sides.

2017 Ram 3500

Have not had to use these chains yet, but I did a practice run of hooking them up. They fit nicely and it was not too hard to install them.

Had to use them on a hill on the property. Went on okay, turned the Ram 3500 into a tank.
Phil J - 01/15/2021


I have purchased many products from etrailer
top notch.


I purchased these tire chains as an “insurance policy” for bad weather. I’ve not had to use them yet. They look well made and are quality steel. The price was decent and the customer service was excellent.

2001 Dodge Ram Pickup

I haven't tried out the chains yet but the customer service was fantastic. They let me know that there was a problem getting one item on my order and were able to send the rest of my order, which arrived in just a couple of days.

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 3500

I loaded my 2WD Chevy 3500 dump with a ton of stone. I put the chains on my duals as in eTrailer's video spreading the chain out with V-cleats up, gathering the three lengths across the palms of my hands, and laying it over the tires. Worked like a charm. Put on the rubber bunji ring, hitched to my 14 ton trailer, and pulled it up an 8% incline in snow and mud without slipping. Totally worth it. My truck is worthless without chains in this weather.


Have ordered twice already some snow chains for my truck and I can say that its the best customer service. Thanks


I have not used them but the shipping was fast and good just waiting for the snow so I can try them out


Excellent product, well made and a good fit. etrailers web site is very easy to navigate and find the right part for what my application was. the carton was well packaged and shipping was very fast, Although I did order the wrong set of chains the first time due to my error I was able to return them and get a full refund and then reorder the correct chains, but a lesson well learned to pay attention to detail. I have not used the chains yet but I did do a test fit and they are a nice snug fit. I would surely recommend etrailer for your needs.


Just like the old days a job to put on easy off. But they will do the job!

2015 Audi Q7

Product looks great but since I ordered the Snow Chains in August I have not yet had an opportunity(?) to use them. Greg at E-Trailer was very helpful and the Video for Installation was excellent. I have bought many items from e-trailer and have continued to be impressed with service and delivery as well as with the products.


Perfect fit. Good installation instruct ions.

2016 GMC Sierra 3500

These Chains look sick! Haven't got to use them yet but when the time comes I think that V-Bar link is going to make it feel like i'm driving on dry pavement. No slipping or sliding.


The person that helped me had good knowledge of the product and was very helpful

2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Super easy to work with!


2015 Ram 3500

The chains very nice i hop i never half to use them.








Review from a similar V-Bar Ladder in Tire Chains

I’m impressed. These tire chains are the real deal. I looked at various options online, Amazon, etc. I found etrailer. First, the web page is packed with info, tutorials, etc. once I ordered there was continuous communication. I downgraded from a 4x4 to a 4x2, and drive up to Buffalo, NY, from coastal Carolina. These chains are impressive and will provide traction and ease of mind going through the snow belt areas along Lake Erie and parts of the blue ridge mountains. I’ve hit heavy snow on this trip and wished I had a good tire chain. This resolved it. Installing is a breeze be sure to get the tire chain adjusters with them! Excellent service!


Review from a similar V-Bar Ladder in Tire Chains

Excellent chains. Used them extensively this last November getting up and down a snowed over road and snow/iced over rocky trail up the mountain in CO. They didn’t break on the rocks and got great traction on ice, got me out of several miles of 3ft of snow with ice underneath. I highly recommend the steel spring chain tensions. When properly installed you can get these chains nice and tight. I can only run chains on my rear tires due to upper control arm clearance issues (‘08 Tacoma) so I’m giving my second pair to my brother (‘12 f150) for his rear tires.

Chains are still going strong, I make sure the wash and dry them after each season. Would definitely buy again and I definitely recommend the metal spring tensioners.
Mason - 07/06/2020


Review from a similar V-Bar Ladder in Tire Chains

After spending one day of my snowmobile trip digging out my 2008 F-250, I decided to buy chains to get through a mile of unplowed road to our cabin. I bought the TC3831 with V-bar links and chain adjusters TCMA2s so I could tackle the deep snow with ice underneath. The chains were easy to put on and worked excellent on an unimproved road. The heavy 7mm links did a great job of traction and control. I would recommend to anyone that needs to get a truck and trailer to their snowmobile destination. One recommendation is to check your chain tension after spinning the tires.

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