A Bright Idea

April 26, 2020

You've probably noticed how much easier it is to see when you're driving in the daytime as opposed to at night. It's one of the main reasons about half of all fatal vehicle accidents happen when it's dark. That's why it's important that your vehicle's headlights are in top condition and working t... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Guide to Servicing Your Differential

April 19, 2020

Differential? What's that? And what's it for? I've been told by my service advisor that I need to get it serviced, but is that on the level?Do these questions sound familiar? They're not uncommon for Tampa drivers. A lot of us in Tampa don't know what a differential is or what it's for. Every ve... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Tampa

April 12, 2020

With high fuel prices in Tampa, FL, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do some resear... More

The Maintenance Free Myth

April 5, 2020

Sometimes we hear people in Tampa say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that complexit... More