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Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Austin?

Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Austin?Is it:StereoWheelsAir BagDVD SystemWell, if you said stereo you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in Texas approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airba... Read More

10 Services Austin Drivers Often Overlook

We live such busy lives nowadays: work, social events, running the kids all over Austin. Some days it's all we can do to keep track of everywhere we need to be. That's why you've gotta be organized. Smartphones, calendar apps - we ha... Read More

The Easy Way to Save Cash in Austin

The hottest Texas news story may be different every day, but there's one topic that seems to come up over and over again the price of gas in Austin. If you feel like most of your paycheck goes into your gas tank, this post is for yo... Read More

Clean Air for Your Engine: Engine Air Filters In Austin

Every Austin car owner who has taken their car in for an oil change has been told that their engine air filter's dirty. Here's what goes into the determination of when to change the filter: First, your vehicle owner's manual will hav... Read More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Austin, Texas

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Austin, Texas: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Austin motoring public, but it ... Read More

Maintenance for High Mileage Vehicles in Austin, Texas

The median age for cars in the Austin, Texas area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Austin area, bring it into Tuffy Tire & Aut... Read More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin we've had a lot of Austin customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in Texas. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And... Read More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

These days many people in the Austin area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service ma... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Austin, Texas

Myths passed around our Austin, Texas community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers recall the vehicles of yesteryear and declare their modern deced... Read More

Budget for Maintenance in Austin

Sometimes busy Austin residents dream about going back to the "simpler" days of our grandparents. But if you could travel back in time and take a road trip around Texas in a Model T, you might change your mind. The improved designs and quality of today's automobiles have significantly reduced the... Read More

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