- Tested to 40 Degrees Below Zero: Patent pending design features a continuous outer seal eliminating seams. Baffle keeps water from surging. Tested to 40 degrees below 0 F or C
- Durable, Long Lasting Construction: Dual chamber design features an exterior of woven nylon mesh through two layers of heavy vinyl. Resistant to rot, mildew, and tearing.
- Patent Pending Heavy Duty Design: Add up to 500 pounds of weight with water with the heavy duty woven mesh reinforced vinyl construction. The baffle system prevents the water from sloshing around when its not cold enough for a freeze.
- Lies Flat With a Weight Capacity of 500lbs: ShurTrax lies flat so you can still haul stuff. Tough enough to support 500 pounds of cargo. As an added saftey feature ShurTrax provides a place to attach tie downs with solid brass grommets.
- Easy To Use: Pull out spout makes ShurTrax easy to fill and drain. A free universal fit garden hose connector is included. A free syphon pump is included with the Auto model.
- ShurTrax Warranty: Backed by a two year warranty against material defects and workmanship.
Shure Trax traction control system is a safe, durable, easy to use alternative to dangerous concrete blocks and messy sand tubes. Now it's easier than ever to safely add weight to your car, truck, SUV, CUV, or van with Shur Trax vehicle traction control bag. ShurTrax is a great new product that cleverly uses water to add up to 400lbs of extra traction to virtually any vehicle. Designed to freeze, it has been tested to -40 below F/C without bursting. And because ShurTrax also helps level handling in the rain, ShurTrax can be used year round. If you want to store ShurTrax, just drain and roll it up. Manufactured from a super tough poly-vinyl, ShurTrax heavy duty construction is backed by a two year warranty and supports up to 500 pounds of cargo. Sand tubes are messy and some states have banned using concrete blocks in pickups. When you need added traction or weight, make tracks with ShurTrax. All filling components are included. The siphon pump is included with the car model.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What happens when the water in my ShurTrax freezes?
ShurTrax is durable enough to expand and contract during the normal freezing and thawing that occurs at and below 32 degree temperatures. We advise the consumer to fill ShurTrax with 3 inches of water as stated in the product manual, thus allowing sufficient room for expansion. The material is rated to withstand outdoor temperatures as low as -40 degrees Fahrenheit.
I serve an area with little snow. Should I use ShurTrax?
We have discovered there is a need for ShurTrax even in warmer climates. Heavy rains on hot or cold roads can cause slippery conditions that require additional weight. ShurTrax also helps smooth or level-out your vehicle's performance.
How much weight is added to the vehicle by ShurTrax?
Water weighs approximately 8 lbs. per gallon. This product is sized so the 3 inch suggested fill level will provide the following weight: LW-0036 = 100lbs; LW-0048 = 300 lbs; LW-0056 = 400 lbs. However, the consumer can add to or take away weight by adjusting the water level from 1-6 inches without harming the product.
Can I haul cargo on top of my ShurTrax?
Yes, the product is rated to withstand up to 500 lbs. of flat laying cargo. The only risk of damage would be if you placed sharp or pointed objects directly on the surface of your ShurTrax. The ShurTrax package warns the consumer of this risk.
Will ShurTrax slide around?
The water weight is sufficient enough to keep ShurTrax in place. However, inching forward during braking may occur so grommets have been molded into the design to allow you to strap or bolt your ShurTrax in place. We strongly encourage you to do so.
How durable is the material?
ShurTrax consists of two layers of material. The inner layer is a smooth water-resistant material that provides a super high-quality seal when molded together using RF (Radio Frequency) equipment. The outer layer is a very tough rot, mildew, and tear-resistant material. This outer material consists of a woven nylon mesh through two layers of vinyl. The material is also rated to withstand outdoor temperatures as low as -40 degrees Fahrenheit (actual degrees, not wind-chill).
Can you explain the outer seal and baffles?
The outer seal is a very important part of the design. Dies were made allowing us to make one continuous outer seal and eliminate the use of seams. The baffles are also very important. The baffles prevent the water from surging or thrusting by keeping the water isolated inside four separate compartments.
Can I put anti-freeze or winterizing fluid inside my ShurTrax?
SealPak does not recommend you put anything inside your ShurTrax except water. However, if you so desire, a non-toxic winterizer fluid known as Freeze Proof -100 should be used. Adding 10 gallons of this non-toxic winterizer to the large ShurTrax will eliminate freezing of the water.
What happens if I puncture my ShurTrax, and are there other accessories offered?
SealPak Innovations offers a specific "Patch Repair" kit to service ShurTrax if there is a needed repair. There also is a "Siphon Pump" to aid in draining, a "Perfect Fitting" for ease of filling your ShurTrax and “Ratchet Buckle Straps” to assist in strapping your ShurTrax product in place.
Note: ShurTrax comes with a 2-year warranty on all parts and labor.
Full Size - LW-0056- This model ShurTrax is 60 inches x 56 inches x 3 inches with 48 inches between wheel wells and is designed to fit full size pickup trucks with short or longbeds.
Compact - LW0048 - This model ShurTrax is 56 inches x 48 inches x 3 inches with 40 inches between the wheel wells and is designed to fit compact size pickup trucks with short or long beds.
Auto/SUV/CUV - LW0036 - This model ShurTrax is 36 inches x 24 inches x 3 inches and is designed to fit all performance automobiles, SUVs, CUVs, Vans, and many other vehicles. All the same features as the others without baffling. At this size baffling is not necessary.
3 Year Warranty
ShurTrax comes with a 3-year warranty on all parts and labor