Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

July 25, 2021

A lot of us Austin drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Texas motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in thousands ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Tire Replacement Overview

April 18, 2021

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Austin drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of t... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

March 7, 2021

When Austin drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Guide to Custom Wheels

January 24, 2021

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Austin drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, then,... More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin

November 22, 2020

Many Austin drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Austin area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Austin drivers, that look includes b... More

Tire Maintenance in Austin

July 26, 2020

With the recent focus in the Austin area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Austin drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving gas, proper... More

How Much is Enough for Austin Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

July 12, 2020

Most Austin drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that bald tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the techni... More

Austin Tire Repair

June 14, 2020

Most Austin residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Austin drivers it also has a financial impact. With high Texas gas prices, we've all heard about the importanc... More

Getting New Tires in Austin?

March 8, 2020

There are so many tire choices in the Austin area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Austin area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your friendl... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin Guide to Tire Specs

November 10, 2019

You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Austin service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind wh... More