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Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin in Austin

Video: Tires do a lot of work for Austin drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Austin. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. With ... Read More

Saving Lives in Austin with Tire Pressure

Video: All new passenger vehicles on our Austin, Texas roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that you ... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Austin

Video: Austin drivers know that under-inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Texas auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of under-inflated tires.It's hard for many Austin drivers to tell when a ra... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Austin: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Video: Taking care of our tires is part of car care for Austin drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Austin drivers t... Read More

Austin, Texas Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

Video: When winter approaches in Texas, Austin residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Texas winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Austin residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your vehicle to... Read More

Talk to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Video: Custom wheels are one way that Austin folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be m... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Video: Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Austin area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty imp... Read More

Getting the Right Tires And Wheels In Austin

Video: A lot of people get custom wheels in Austin. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that.Consulting your Tuffy Tire & A... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Austin

Video: Shopping for tires in Austin can be bewildering because there are a multitude of choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Austin are looking for maximum summertime ... Read More

Winter Tires

Video: What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Austin driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Texas, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their... Read More

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