Driving in the snow opened a good question. How do you rope a Model T wheel ? (is it like heeling a steer ?)
I bet Steve Jelf knows how to do this right ! How long a rope ? Sisal or synthetic ? What diameter rope ? How do you tie off ?
Inquiring minds need to know . . . we got 6" overnight, and if I didn't have "Liz" tore down for a new cam gear, I'd probably be foolish enough to be out playing in the white stuff (even at ten below !) ; - )
I got some rope, wrapped wheels, avoided valve stems and off i went.
About 20 feet of rope on mine per side
I don't remember how much I used on each wheel, but definitely go with synthetic. That should survive longer. I expect anything from 3/8" to 1/2" is OK. We don't get much snow here, so I haven't experimented much with this to see what's best.
I use the same golden rope that I threaten to hang my children with.
Synthetic? Where's your sense of originality?
Here's a couple pics where we needed to rope the wheels to get up a long wet muddy hill during our annual camping trip. Both versions worked well.
My version of just wrap it around and get it on there as quick as possible to get up the hill.
Dan Conder good looking macrame version.
Rope is not just for snow.
Unless these are chains.