2014 Ram 1500 Snow Chain/Cables

Asked by Dec 28, 2015 at 04:12 PM about the 2014 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab

Question type: Car Customization

I have a 2WD 2014 Ram 1500 with 275/60 20 tires.
I purchased some Peerless snow cables and after
installing the snow cables I checked the backside
of the tire and the inner cables come extremely
close to the brake lines. I thought I might have
installed them incorrectly since I am new to them
but after multiple attempts the inner cables are no
farther from the brake lines.  I don't want to drive
on them yet for two reasons.  I don't want the
cables to rub against the brake lines and I want to
be able to return the cables in the event the cables
won't work and I need to return them.  Does
anyone have any advice or suggestions on what I
can do to adjust the cables where they won't be
within millimeters or touching the brake lines?  Or
does anyone have any suggestions on snow
chains/cables that fit and are comfortably far
enough away from the brake lines?  Any help is
much appreciated!

1 Answer


Some cars have very little clearance. Make sure the cables you buy are rated for your clearance. Check your owners manual but you may have a 'S' rated vehicle which is the lowest amount of clearance. This might help --- http://www.peerlesschain.com/brands/traction/technical- information/limited-clearance-issues/

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Ram 1500 Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford F-150
3,062 Great Deals out of 230,783 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,716 Great Deals out of 158,224 listings starting at $1,850
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,100 Great Deals out of 61,833 listings starting at $1,295
Used Ram 2500
203 Great Deals out of 32,782 listings starting at $6,500
Used Toyota Tundra
630 Great Deals out of 35,968 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Tacoma
566 Great Deals out of 40,827 listings starting at $2,995
Used Dodge Challenger
169 Great Deals out of 26,027 listings starting at $7,250
Used Dodge Charger
318 Great Deals out of 36,216 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford F-250 Super Duty
433 Great Deals out of 47,782 listings starting at $1,700
Used Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
612 Great Deals out of 64,885 listings starting at $7,900
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
888 Great Deals out of 72,011 listings starting at $900
Used Nissan Titan
335 Great Deals out of 21,950 listings starting at $1,995
Used Ford Mustang
348 Great Deals out of 41,846 listings starting at $1,488

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab For Sale
208 listings starting at $27,789
2016 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab For Sale
79 listings starting at $25,994
2015 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab For Sale
97 listings starting at $23,800
2014 Ram 1500 Laramie Crew Cab For Sale
3 Great Deals out of 88 listings starting at $18,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.