Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

July 3, 2022

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Austin drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulde... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Austin

April 24, 2022

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Austin area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get f... More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

March 27, 2022

Why are wheel bearings for Austin vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Austin post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around Aust... More

Tire Replacement: What Austin Drivers Need to Know

January 9, 2022

Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.L... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

October 17, 2021

Hey Austin area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Texas streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Austin area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds of an inch i... More

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