Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton?

March 29, 2020

Hello Appleton - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, yo... More

The Best Test

January 20, 2020

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... More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

August 25, 2019

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... More

Lease or Buy?

February 11, 2019

Lease? Or buy? These are the options for Appleton drivers. It's always a tough question for auto owners, but here is some info that'll help you make an informed decision.If you buy, you'll pay the full cost of the vehicle, maybe an initial down payment, monthly payments on the balance that... More

Differential Service in Appleton, Wisconsin - What You Need to Know

September 10, 2018

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Appleton, Wisconsin, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a dif... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Appleton

September 2, 2018

One Appleton automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Appleton, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprised of the engine... More

Are There Blind Spots in Appleton?

August 17, 2017

All Appleton drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Appleton.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begi... More

Can Car Scent Keep You Safe on Wisconsin Roads?

December 13, 2016

Here's a travel tip that'll I'll bet you didn't know, and, it might keep you safer...The average American commuter in Wisconsin spends two and a half hours daily in their car.The government says a hundred thousand auto accidents yearly are caused by drivers who fall asleep at the wheel. (Aggressi... More

Vive la Differential At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton In Appleton

March 1, 2016

There are a lot of drivers in Appleton who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Wisconsin these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Appleton folks don't even ha... More

What To Do In Case Of An Accident in Appleton

February 22, 2016

Screeching tires, crunching metal it's an accident! If you've ever been in a car accident in Appleton, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what Appleton drivers should do in case of an accident:When an accident occur... More