The Sign of the Shield (Heat Shield Repair and Replacement)

February 28, 2021

Even in the months where temperatures are cooler, heat is still an enemy of your vehicle. When your engine runs, it creates heat, so there are numerous heat shields that protect other parts from those higher temperatures. Heat shields are installed around several areas of the exhaust system. Ot... More

Exhaust Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa

March 22, 2020

Whenever they hear the term "exhaust service," most Tampa residents think about exhaust pipes and mufflers. Well, actually, exhaust service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) is a lot more comprehensive these days. For example, catalytic converters were mandated in 1976... 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

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) Service for Your Exhaust System

June 7, 2017

Your vehicle's exhaust system is more than just a tailpipe and a muffler. In fact, it is one of the most complex systems on your vehicle. The manifold is attached to the vehicle engine. It collects exhaust from the cylinders and directs it into the exhaust pipe. Gaskets seal the connection of th... More

Tampa Exhaust and Emissions Service

March 21, 2017

Many Tampa residents don't realize that there is more to exhaust system maintenance than just tailpipes and mufflers, if you can see smoke, or if it's too loud. Exhaust service at a full-service automotive center like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) is really a ... More