Car Care Tips

Easy Miles – Do New Port Richey Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

Video: Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called “severe service” maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a co... Read More

Check Your Shocks and Struts at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

Video:   Today we're talking to New Port Richey drivers about shocks and struts. They're so easy for FL folks to forget about because they last so long and wear out so slowly. But your shocks are really responsible for keeping your tires on the road – so they're very important.Without shocks, your whee... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in New Port Richey

Video: A lot of people get custom wheels in New Port Richey. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy T... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your New Port Richey Ride

Video:   It seems like everywhere you go in the New Port Richey area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some FL auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where... Read More

Commitment to Make Your vehicle Last at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

Video: These days many people in the New Port Richey area are really committed to making their cars last a long time. First thing: you've got to start with what you've got. It'd be ideal if people started with a brand new car, never missed a scheduled service item, paid attention to the severe service ... Read More

Does My Choice in Oil Affect Change Intervals?

Video: Oil changes are probably the most recognized service on a vehicle. Almost all New Port Richey residents know about them. But do we know enough?Several decades ago, oil changes were fairly standard: every three months or 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But recent advances in both engine technolo... Read More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for New Port Richey Drivers

Video: Hello New Port Richey! Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and... Read More

Video: Many New Port Richey drivers have found themselves in the following situation: They go to get their oil changed and their friendly service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey recommends a new engine air filter. They say yes, but don't know what an air filter is or wha... Read More

Fuel System Cleaning at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey in New Port Richey for Better Performance

Video: A fuel injector is a valve that delivers fuel to a vehicle's engine. It has to deliver the precise amount of fuel to precisely the right place, precisely when the engine needs it. The fuel also has to be mixed with air before it can burn in the engine.Fuel injectors are engineered to spray fuel i... Read More

It Is Time to Check Your Intervals

Video: Part of the engineering that goes into designing a vehicle is testing the components to ensure that they meet durability and safety standards. Because of this, manufacturers have a good idea as to how long the parts in your vehicle will last under normal driving conditions. For this reason, they... Read More

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