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Anyone use studded atv tires?

Discussion in 'ATV / UTV Snow Removal' started by sqdqo, Apr 20, 2014.

  1. sqdqo

    sqdqo Member
    from mqt mi
    Messages: 53

    Just curious if anyone uses studded atv tires for plowing and if they improve traction enough to make them worth while.
  2. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    Nope, chains.
  3. Pit Crew

    Pit Crew Senior Member
    Messages: 162

    I once took a bunch of 1/2 hex head sheet metal srews and loaded up both front and rear tires on my sport quad for some winter riding. Worked pretty good. Spun a few out but probably did alot more spining than you would plowing. Cheep way to go. I had like 120 in eacch rear and 80 or so in the fronts to help with steering. Give it a try.just screw them into the meat of the lugs of course.
  4. MtnCowboy

    MtnCowboy Member
    Messages: 96

    Years ago I purchased ice screws. I'm confident they would have worked well but I never installed them; ultimately, opting to go with chains on all fours.
  5. ScubaSteve728

    ScubaSteve728 Senior Member
    Messages: 499

    I personally never needed studs on mine i have been running ITP Mut Lite tires for a few years and i love them in the mud and snow