Car Care Tips

September 2019

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy) we get a lot of Tampa drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around FL, so... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Tampa

Shopping for tires in Tampa can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer... Read More

PCV Valve Replacement

Hello Tampa, let's talk about your often-unnoticed but extremely important PCV valve. The energy from exploding fuel is what powers your engine. But some of the vapors from the explosions escape into the lower part of the engine, call... Read More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Tampa (Gunn Hwy)

Most Tampa folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Tampa market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school.... Read More

Relax When the Wind Blows in FL: Winter Car Prep for Tampa Drivers

When autumn comes around in Tampa, leaves fall, nights get longer and there's a definite nip in the air. Time to unpack the boots and gloves and fold some extra blankets onto the beds. It's also time for Tampa drivers to winterize their vehicles.Here is some expert auto advice for Tampa drivers o... Read More

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