Which Item Is Most Stolen from Vehicles in Tampa?

August 27, 2017

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 c... More

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

August 20, 2017

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... More

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

August 16, 2017

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... More

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

August 1, 2017

Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctors office and say, Ive got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better? Of course you wouldnt do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that the doc... More