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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

Shake It up in Omaha!: Why Wheel Balancing

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance.When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of ... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Omaha driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in NE, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their trea... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard in Omaha

Tires do a lot of work for Omaha drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Omaha. They also support the entire weight of the vehicle, including you and your passengers. ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard Guide to Custom Wheels

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Omaha drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye,... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Omaha: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Omaha drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for "all-season" radials. NE drivers ran out and bough... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Omaha: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Omaha drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Omaha ... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Millard

Many Omaha drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Omaha area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Omaha drivers, that look includ... Read More

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