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Tire Maintenance in Appleton

Video: With the recent focus in the Appleton area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Appleton drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving gas, pr... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Video: Repair or Replace? That’s a question Appleton drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shou... Read More

Saving Lives in Appleton with Tire Pressure

Video: All new passenger vehicles on our Appleton, Wisconsin, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is tha... Read More

Shake It up in Appleton!: Why Wheel Balancing

Video: Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Appleton: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

Video: Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Appleton drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Appleton d... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Appleton Drivers Need to Know

Video: Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then you can have some fun with where you go from there.L... Read More

How Much is Enough for Appleton Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Video: Most Appleton drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the te... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Advice on Buying New Tires

Video: Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Appleton driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Wisconsin seasons.Appleton off-roaders should be excited about the options ... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Appleton

Video: A lot of people get custom wheels in Appleton. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy Tire &am... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Guide to Custom Wheels

Video: If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Appleton drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, the... Read More

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