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Tampa, FL Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

Video: When winter approaches in FL, Tampa residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for FL winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Tampa residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need your vehicle to be safe... Read More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Technician Training

Video: Tampa consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have made... Read More

Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Tampa?

Video:   Which item is most often stolen from vehicles in Tampa?Is it: Stereo Wheels Air Bag DVD System Well, if you said stereo – you used to be right. But airbags have now surpassed stereos as the biggest target for theft in FL – approximately 50,000 a year are stolen across the country. New airbags... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave): Knowing When Your Timing Belt Should Be Replaced

Video: The timing belt in your engine controls the opening and closing of the intake and exhaust valves. Tampa drivers need to replace it on a schedule to avoid failure.Timing belts are very difficult to get to, requiring quite a bit of labor to access. Timing belt replacement is one of the more expensi... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

Video: For those of you in Tampa, FL who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes about 250 h... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Automotive Tips: Diagnostic Service

Video: Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th... Read More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Tampa

Video: We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Tampa automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, ever... Read More

Have You Checked Your Headlights?

Video: Like everything in the FL automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. FL drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Tampa roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vision, helping yo... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Advice on Buying New Tires

Video: Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Tampa 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 FL seasons.Tampa off-roaders should be excited about the options available to ... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Tampa, FL?

Video: No one in Tampa, FL, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising FL fuel prices, however, have spurred Tampa drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilometers less each month during times of high fuel prices. But we s... Read More

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