Car Care Tips

The Best Test

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all. If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

Save Fuel by Watching Your Weight

Most Appleton drivers are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Wisconsin folks want to save the environment and our pocketbooks.And we Appleton drivers all know or should know that preventive maintenance will help maintain maximum fuel efficiency. But is there something m... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton in Appleton

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton: Air Conditioning Inspection

Most auto manufacturers recommend an interval for an air conditioning system inspection. The inspection uncovers leaks, worn hoses and assesses the condition of the other components.Environmental laws in some around Appleton require leaks to be repaired before refrigerant can be added. Also some ... Read More

Rear Window—Not the Movie! (Why Some Rear Windows Don't Go All the Way Down)

Alfred Hitchcock once made a mystery thriller film called "Rear Window." It had nothing to do with the rear window of today's cars, SUVs, CUVs and light trucks. But there is one thing that some drivers DO find mysterious. Why don't the rear windows in the second row of many of these vehicles go... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton in Appleton, and Wisconsin car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Appleton drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we al... Read More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Appleton car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Appleton, Wisconsin, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.... Read More

Wisconsin: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

Wisconsin residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Appleton residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings... Read More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Appleton

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton for a checkup and he said that he read on th... Read More

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