Winter Tires

August 17, 2022

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Appleton driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Wisconsin, winter tires differed from highway tires only in t... More

Appleton Tire Repair

August 7, 2022

Most Appleton residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Appleton drivers it also has a financial impact. With high Wisconsin gas prices, we've all heard about the i... More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

August 3, 2022

Some of us Appleton drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Wisconsin, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. Th... More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

August 1, 2022

Many Appleton drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Appleton area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Appleton drivers, that look incl... More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

July 28, 2022

A lot of us Appleton drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Wisconsin motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in thou... More

Under Pressure in Appleton: TPMS

July 23, 2022

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Appleton, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some ... More

Helping Appleton Drivers Get the Right Tires

July 11, 2022

Every Appleton vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The tread is e... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

July 9, 2022

Appleton drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steer... More

Tire Tread Depth for Appleton, Wisconsin Drivers

May 8, 2022

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

January 30, 2022

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Appleton area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty ... More