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Below 45 Degrees in Austin: Consider Winter Tires

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 b... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Austin Ride

Your browser does not support the video tag.   It seems like everywhere you go in the Austin area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Texas auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want ... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Your browser does not support the video tag. Some of us Austin drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Texas, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a... Read More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

Your browser does not support the video tag. So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Austin drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Texas roads.... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Austin, Texas

Your browser does not support the video tag. Everyone in Austin, Texas eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Austin, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group... Read More

Under Pressure in Austin: TPMS

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Austin, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 mo... Read More

Austin Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Your browser does not support the video tag. Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Austin on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds o... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Advice on Buying New Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Austin driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Texas seasons.Austin off... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Saving Lives in Austin with Tire Pressure

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 t... Read More

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