At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) we've had a lot of Tampa customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in FL. The median age of personal vehicles is now over ...
Posted in Maintenance
on January 31, 2017
All of us in Tampa know we have to get the oil changed in our vehicles periodically. That's just part of good car care. But when Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) technicians change your oil, they also usually inspect your air filter. That's why they sometimes let you kno...
Posted in Engine Air Filter
on January 22, 2017
Your fuel system needs to be clean to do its job properly. When it gets dirty, the results are lower engine performance, reduced fuel economy and impaired safety. It can even lead to costly repair bills for Tampa drivers. So keep your fuel system clean as part of your routine preventive maintenan...
Posted in Fuel System
on January 17, 2017
Hey Tampa area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our FL streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Tampa area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.2/32 is the depth of the tire trea...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on January 09, 2017
Night driving in Tampa is not as safe as daylight driving as evidenced by the increased accident rate at night – much of that simply because it's dark outside.Visibility is important to safe driving. Ninety percent of our driving decisions are based on what we see. And at night, we just can't see...
Posted in Headlamps
on January 03, 2017