Hitting The Brakes In Austin

April 25, 2016

Hello Austin, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls of... More

Picking the Right Tires in Austin

April 18, 2016

Shopping for tires in Austin can be bewildering because there are many 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 performanc... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Wiper Blades ? Signs of Wear

April 11, 2016

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Austin drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them.... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

April 4, 2016

Anyone who drives a car in Austin knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine! Good ... More