Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down in Tampa

May 29, 2018

Theres not much Tampa drivers can do about the price of gas in FL, but we can control - up to a point - how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lights and ... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Alternator Replacement Service in Tampa

May 22, 2018

Your vehicle alternator doesn't get enough credit. Though your battery gets your engine started, after that it's all about the alternator. Driving around Tampa is a lot of work for your alternator, and as upgrades such as heated steering wheels, cooled seats, stability control and lane depart... More

Make Your Battery Last

May 13, 2018

Today's report from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) is on vehicle batteries, why they die and what we can do to lengthen their life. Most of us have had a dead battery at one time or another. In fact, it would be very unusual if you hadn't. You may be surprised to learn... More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

May 8, 2018

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... More

Bouncy Bouncy ? Are My Shocks Bad?

May 1, 2018

When Tampa drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Tampa drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because shocks and stru... More