Don't Be Shocked (Shock Absorbers)

April 11, 2021

If you've ever ridden down a rough road on your bicycle, you know how hard a ride it can be. Yet drive down the same road in your car, truck or SUV and it miraculously will smooth out the ride. That's because it is equipped with shock absorbers. They are built to dampen impacts from road irreg... More

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

January 1, 2020

When they hear the word suspension, many drivers in Tampa may think back to those energetic days of grade school. Well, your vehicle's suspension is actually a good thing because it keeps your vehicle up off the road and helps provid... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

October 28, 2018

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Tampa drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers... More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave)

August 19, 2018

Today we're talking to Tampa drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for FL folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road so they're very important.Without shocks, your wheels wo... 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 a... More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Tampa

February 20, 2018

Many Tampa drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on ... More

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

May 23, 2017

During an inspection at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (East Fletcher Ave) in Tampa, your friendly and knowledgeable automotive service technician will check for worn, broken or missing parts. Here's a quick rundown of suspension system components: There are the springs which hold... More