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April 2017

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)?

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Tampa drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in FL who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack ... Read More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) Today

Hello Tampa drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do – 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Tampa, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues ... Read More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)

For those of you in Tampa, FL who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes abou... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Tampa say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All that co... Read More

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