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Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Omaha 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... Read More

Saving Lives in Omaha with Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Omaha, NE, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions a... Read More

How Much is Enough for Omaha Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Omaha drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that "bald" tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, th... Read More

Under Pressure in Omaha: TPMS

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Omaha, 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. S... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Omaha area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our NE streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Omaha area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds of an inch... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Omaha 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 NE, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. The h... Read More

Talk to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Custom wheels are one way that Omaha folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have t... Read More

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

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 Omaha service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the ... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Omaha

With the recent focus in the Omaha area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Omaha drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving gas, p... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Omaha drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.If ... Read More

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