Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Making a Battery Last Longer

May 26, 2019

One thing all Austin drivers can do to extend the life of their battery is to keep it clean. A greasy, dirty battery holds in damaging heat. Same goes for removing corrosion from the terminals. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin can help maintain your battery.Allowing your battery to be deep... More

Below 45 Degrees in Austin: Consider Winter Tires

May 19, 2019

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Austin drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Texas drivers ran out and bou... More

Maintaining Your Diesel in Austin

May 12, 2019

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Austin area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Austin diesel-fue... More

Blind Spot Safety for Austin Driving

May 5, 2019

Blind spots may be a good thing when it comes to a spouse's annoying habits, but when driving an automobile in Austin, they are definitely to be avoided. So, while it's not good marital advice, it's good auto advice to minimize your own blind spots and stay out of other Austin drivers' blind spo... More