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Old 10-17-2018, 06:00 PM
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Camco Wheel Chocks, Made in the USA and cheap

I found myself not being able to find my selection of various Wheel Chocks and decided to buy some. Got some plastic ones at Orielly's Auto Parts at $8 for 2 of the.
And then I decided it would be nice to have more of them but not at that price.


Out here Walmart sells the Camco Made in the USA Wheel Chocks for $3.47 each but not on the shelf. I ordered 6 for pick up at the store and paid no shipping. Not a big savings but they are also sturdier then the ones I got at Orielly's Auto Parts.

I like the Chevy OEM Wheel Chocks for on something solid like Concrete (they don't look strong but if you try to roll onto them the don't skid as I have had some plastic ones do) but when I looked on eBay they wanted too much for them and they only wanted to sell a pair. I don't get down to the Junk Yard (for over 3 years) enough to get like 6 of them and they are hard to find there also.

Also the last time I looked at the plastic Wheel Chocks which was like 7 years ago that were sold locally they were made in China.
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Old 10-17-2018, 06:13 PM
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I still have the original wheel chocks that came with my 6.3. Use them any time I jack up a vehicle.
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Old 10-17-2018, 10:51 PM
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I still have the original wheel chocks that came with my 6.3. Use them any time I jack up a vehicle.
It might seem like I need an excessive amount but I have 5 vehicles and only one the Chevy Astro Van came with Wheel Chocks. I would like to have 2 in each vehicles all of the time.
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Old 10-18-2018, 12:38 AM
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how do these boost the performance of my diesel?
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Old 11-13-2018, 04:13 PM
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how do these boost the performance of my diesel?
Who said they would do that? Also they work gassers.
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Old 11-13-2018, 04:27 PM
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I use the generously sized rubber wheel chocks from Harbor Freight. Definitely non skid on a smooth surface.
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Old 11-13-2018, 04:43 PM
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I had a few plastic ones that I was using often, but I wasn't satisfied with them.

A few years back a work truck dropped one in the street in front of my house as it drove by. Didn't stop, never came back for it.

It looks a bit like this and I couldn't drive over it if I wanted to. It's a heavy sucker.

https://www.uline.com/Product/Detail/H-517/Dock-Equipment/9-3-4-x-8-x-6-Rubber-Wheel-Chocks

If I wanted to get another one I'd probably go this route.
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Old 11-13-2018, 10:24 PM
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I don't think wheel chocks are made to stop a vehicle under power.

I have 2 of the Harbor Freight Rubber ones. With out the 20% off or them being on sale they are over $7 each.

I also have some wooden ones someone threw out in the trash made from 2x6es. Waste not want not.
If you are willing to cut your own the wooden ones would also be cheap.
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