Snow Chains

Snow Chains

If you’re travelling up or around the Mountain or down South this winter you should have a good set of snow chains. We stock New Zealand largest range of snow chains for passenger vehicles and 4wds from Konig and Thule.  Gone are the days were "she'll be right". Chains are not just about having the right size for your wheels, it’s about having the right chains for your vehicle, having the wrong chains can cause major damage to you vehicle and put you and your family at extreme risk. That’s why we're here to help. Give us a call on (09) 486 0930 and one of our staff will help get the right chains for your vehicle.

  • The Konig ZIP 9 is the high quality 9mm cost sensitive  chain for passenger cars

    • 9mm internal and cross-chain thickness is in line with vehicles requirements
    • Hardened cross-chain pattern providing increased wear resistance
    • The internal flexible cable permits to fit the chain without moving the vehicle
    • Manual tensioning system requires one stop to re-tighten the chain after some meters after mounting
    • Additional links, in the front part of the chain, allow to adjust the chain dimension on different tire sizes, tire brands/models and tires with different wear level
    • 5 years warranty
    • Homologations: Ö-Norm V5117, UNI 11313

     

    Please Note. Tyre sizes from different manufacturers can vary and chains must always be fitted prior to use and checked for correct fitting. It is the users responsibility to check clearances, correct fitting and to check the vehicles hand book to make sure that the right chains are being fitted. 

    From $109.00
  • Zip Transport is the best cost effective solution for SUV, VAN and Camper driving on snowy roads.

    • 16mm internal and cross-chain thickness
    • Hardened cross-chain pattern for increased wear resistance
    • The internal flexible cable permits to fit the chain without moving the vehicle
    • Manual tensioning system requires one stop to re-tighten the chain after some meters after mounting
    • Additional links, in the front part of the chain, allow to adjust the chain dimension on different tire sizes, tire brands/models and tires with different wear level
    • 5 years warranty
    • Homologations: Ö-Norm V5117, Ö-Norm V5119, UNI 11313

     

    Please Note. Tyre sizes sfrom different manufacturers can vary and chains must always be fitted prior to use and checked for correct fitting. It is the users responsibility to check clearances, correct fitting and to check the vehicles hand book to make sure that the right chains are being fitted. 

    From $229.00
  • The 9mm selftensioning chain

    Features:

    • 9 mm inside and on-the-tread clearance.
    • Self-tensioning system: just one stop to fit the chain.
    • Micro-regulation system for perfect tensioning of the chain.
    • Superior driving comfort.
    • Anti-scratch nylon bumpers protecting alloy wheels (optional application).
    • Innovative design and unique color-coded assembling points.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance9 mm
    External fittingNo
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseNo 
    Rigid arch fitting systemNo 
    Internal flexible cableYes 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsNo 
    Micro-regulationYes 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years

     

    Please Note. Tyre sizes from different manufacturers can vary and chains must always be fitted prior to use and checked for correct fitting. It is the users responsibility to check clearances, correct fitting and to check the vehicles hand book to make sure that the right chains are being fitted.

    From $329.00
  • Features:

    • 10 mm inside and on-the-tread clearance.
    • External quick release system: remove the snow chain by pulling on the special device.
    • Self-tensioning system: just one stop to fit the chain.
    • Micro-regulation system for perfect tensioning of the chain.
    • Icebreaker reinforcements added to provide better grip, reliability and durability.
    • Anti-scratch nylon bumpers protecting alloy wheels (optional application).
    • Innovative design and unique color-coded assembling points.

    Technical Specifications:

     

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance10 mm
    Fixing Ratchet SystemNo
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseYes
    Internal flexible cableYes
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $329.00
  • The only snow chain with automatic removing system

    Features:

    • 9 mm inside and on-the-tread clearance.
    • Self-tensioning system: just one stop to fit the chain.
    • External quick release system: remove the snow chain by pulling on the special device.
    • Micro-regulation system for perfect tensioning of the chain.
    • Anti-scratch nylon bumpers protecting alloy wheels (optional application).
    • Innovative design and unique color-coded assembling points.
    • Not for off-road use.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance9 mm
    External fittingNo
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseYes 
    Rigid arch fitting systemNo 
    Internal flexible cableYes 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsNo 
    Micro-regulationYes 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $379.00
  • The best self-tensioning chain for SUVs, Commercial Vehicles and Motorhomes

    Features:

    • 12 mm inside and on-the-tread clearance for a superior driving comfort.
    • Self-tensioning system: just one stop to fit the chain.
    • Micro-regulation system for perfect tensioning of the chain.
    • Special pattern chain design with double traction plates welded to increase grip and performance on snow.
    • Anti-scratch nylon bumpers protecting alloy wheels (optional application).
    • Innovative design and unique color-coded assembling points.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance12 mm
    External fittingNo
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseNo 
    Rigid arch fitting systemNo 
    Internal flexible cableYes 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsNo 
    Micro-regulationYes 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $449.00
  • Features:

    • 16 mm inside and on-the-tread clearance.
    • Self-tensioning system: just one stop to fit the chain.
    • Micro-regulation system for perfect tensioning of the chain.
    • Excellent grip on ice and snow for vehicles with higher weight than a passenger car.
    • Anti-scratch nylon bumpers protecting alloy wheels (optional application).
    • Innovative design and unique color-coded assembling points.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance16 mm
    Fixing Ratchet SystemNo
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseYes
    Internal flexible cableYes
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsNo 
    Warranty5 years

     

    From $469.00
  • Easy, intuitive, quick.

    Features:

    • 9 mm inside and on-the-tread clearance.
    • The internal rigid arch system makes fitting the chain very intuitive: from the top to the bottom of the wheel.
    • The aluminium central bar is at the heart of the automatic tensionnig system: just open out the built-in pedal and press down with your foot to activate tensioning. The chain will automatically slip around the tyre as soon as the car moves off.
    • Steel welded bars with special S shape.
    • External release system: just press the red buttons on the aluminium bar and release the safety catch, and the chain comes away.
    • Anti-scratch nylon bumpers protecting alloy wheels (optional application).
    • Practical and durable bag, with built-in instructions, can be used as a rug during fitting.
    • Not for off-road use.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance9 mm
    External fitting No
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseYes 
    Rigid arch fitting systemYes 
    Internal flexible cableNo 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsNo 
    Micro-regulationYes 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $599.00
  • Easy, intuitive, quick.

    Features:

    • 10 mm inside and on-the-tread clearance.
    • Asymmetrical diamond pattern chain with icebreaker reinforcements - the best grip on snow and ice.
    • The internal rigid arch system makes fitting the chain very intuitive: from the top to the bottom of the wheel.
    • Aluminium central bar with redesigned side chain tensioning system.
    • Steel welded bars with special S shape.
    • External release system: just press the red buttons on the aluminium bar and release the safety catch, and the chain comes away.
    • Anti-scratch nylon bumpers protecting alloy wheels (optional application).
    • Practical and durable bag, with built-in instructions, can be used as a rug during fitting.
    • Not for off-road use.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance10 mm
    External fitting No
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseYes 
    Rigid arch fitting systemYes 
    Internal flexible cableNo 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsYes 
    Micro-regulationYes 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $795.00
  • The smartest external chain for passenger cars

    Features:

    • Suitable for every kind of passenger car - 0 mm clearance behind the wheel.
    • Fitted on the original nut/bolt of the wheel (not the anti-theft one).
    • Innovative ratchet system which acts as force multiplier and permits effortless fitting.
    • Tensioning springs decrease dynamic elevation and enable perfect fitting on several tyre sizes.
    • Tread chain with alternation of special injection-moulded plastic plates with hard metal studs and special steel chain.
    • Welded bars provide better grip and performance on ice and snow.
    • Foldable arms for easy storage in a smart bag.
    • No contact with alloy rims.
    • Innovative design in line with the latest car models.
    • Colour-coded parts for easy mounting.
    • Not for off-road use.

    Technical Features:

    Internal clearance0 mm
    External fittingYes
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseNo 
    Rigid arch fitting systemNo 
    Internal flexible cableNo 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsNo 
    Micro-regulationNo 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $849.00
  • The external chain for crossover and small SUVs

    Features:

    • The external chain for SUVs and crossovers max 2,000 kilos of empty weight.
    • Fitted on the original nut/bolt of the wheel (not the anti-theft one).
    • Innovative ratchet system which acts as force multiplier and permits effortless fitting.
    • Tensioning springs decrease dynamic elevation and enable perfect fitting on several tyre sizes.
    • Tread chain with alternation of special injection-moulded plastic plates with hard metal studs and special steel chain.
    • Welded bars provide better grip and performance on ice and snow.
    • Foldable arms for easy storage in a smart bag.
    • No contact with alloy rims.
    • Innovative design in line with the latest car models.
    • Colour-coded parts for easy mounting.
    • Not for off-road use.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance0 mm
    External fittingYes
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseNo 
    Rigid arch fitting systemNo 
    Internal flexible cableNo 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsNo 
    Micro-regulationNo 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $899.00
  • Easy, intuitive, quick.

    Features:

    • 10 mm inside and on-the-tread clearance.
    • Asymmetrical diamond pattern chain with icebreaker reinforcements - the best grip on snow and ice.
    • The internal rigid arch system makes fitting the chain very intuitive: from the top to the bottom of the wheel.
    • Aluminium central bar with redesigned side chain tensioning system specially developed for SUVs.
    • Steel welded bars with special S shape.
    • External release system: just press the red buttons on the aluminium bar and release the safety catch, and the chain comes away.
    • Anti-scratch nylon bumpers protecting alloy wheels (optional application).
    • Practical and durable bag, with built-in instructions, can be used as a rug during fitting.
    • Not for off-road use.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance10 mm
    External fitting No
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseYes 
    Rigid arch fitting systemYes 
    Internal flexible cableNo 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsYes 
    Micro-regulationYes 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $949.00
  • The external chain for big SUVs

    Features:

    • The external chain for big SUVs over 2,000 kilos of empty weight.
    • Fitted on the original nut/bolt of the wheel (not the anti-theft one).
    • Innovative ratchet system which acts as force multiplier and permits effortless fitting.
    • Tensioning springs decrease dynamic elevation and enable perfect fitting on several tyre sizes.
    • Tread chain with alternation of special injection-moulded plastic plates with hard metal studs and special steel chain.
    • Welded bars provide better grip and performance on ice and snow.
    • Foldable arms for easy storage in a smart bag.
    • No contact with alloy rims.
    • Innovative design in line with the latest car models.
    • Colour-coded parts for easy mounting.
    • Not for off-road use.

    Technical Specifications:

    Internal clearance0 mm
    External fitting Yes
    Self-tensioning (1 stop for fitting)Yes 
    Manual tensioning (2 stops for fitting)No 
    Quick external releaseNo 
    Rigid arch fitting systemNo 
    Internal flexible cableNo 
    Alloy rim protectionYes 
    Icebreaker reinforcementsNo 
    Micro-regulationNo 
    ABS/ESP compatibleYes 
    Warranty5 years
    From $1,049.00