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Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton

Your browser does not support the video tag. So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Appleton drivers can tell if the... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton Guide to Tire Specs

Your browser does not support the video tag. You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Appleton service center you keep ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Appleton

Your browser does not support the video tag. Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Appleton area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When yo... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Appleton

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you like to shop for shoes in Appleton?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have ... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton in Appleton

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Appleton drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but ... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Appleton in Appleton

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Appleton drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but ... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Hey Appleton area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Wisconsin streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Appleton area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting... Read More

Appleton Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Your browser does not support the video tag. Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Appleton on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Appleton

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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'r... Read More

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

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

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