Tampa residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of FL temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. Very hot, high pressure, corrosive...And all the while, it has ...
Posted in Cooling System
on March 28, 2017
The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Tampa.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less c...
Posted in Older Vehicles
on March 20, 2017
At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) we've had a lot of Tampa customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in FL. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine year...
Posted in Maintenance
on March 14, 2017
Every Tampa 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 ...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on March 06, 2017