Before You Buy that Used Vehicle (Having a Used Car Inspected Before Buying)

March 19, 2023

Let's face it. New vehicles are expensive, so finding a good used one can save drivers a lot of money. It's tempting to look through ads, find a private seller who has what you're looking for and pay a price you think is a great deal. But when you go over to look at a used car, do you really k... More

Breathe Easier (Cabin Air Filter)

March 12, 2023

When you get in your vehicle, how does it smell? If it's not so nice, it may be time to have your cabin air filter changed. It's not the same one that filters out the air used in the engine. The cabin air filter screens out dust and other particulates from the outside air so when it enters the c... More

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

March 5, 2023

When New Port Richey 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 s... More

Free Money (Almost) (Fuel Saving Tips)

February 26, 2023

You spend a lot of money on a vehicle, probably the most money you'll spend on anything except a house. But the spending doesn't stop after you've bought it. It goes into things like insurance, repairs and fuel. One good piece of news is that you can cut down the amount you spend on fuel if yo... More

Stay Headed in the Right Direction, New Port Richey

February 19, 2023

Power steering is standard on nearly every vehicle in New Port Richey, FL, these days. Now there are some exotic, new types of power steering systems, but for the most part, the general setup is a pump that's driven by a belt powered by the engine. Contact the automotive professionals at Tuffy T... More

The Part You've Never Seen (Flat Tires and Solutions)

February 12, 2023

They say your vehicle has one, but you've never seen it. And you might not even know it if you stumbled on it accidentally. We're talking about the jack, that tool that allows you to lift one corner of the vehicle up so someone can change a flat tire. So you say you'd never try to change a flat ... More

No Strain, No Gain (The Basics of Oil Filters)

February 5, 2023

Ever wonder what one of the best things is to ever happen to your vehicle's engine? It's the little thing that usually looks like a can, the oil filter. Just like your kitchen sink strainer filters out errant particles of food from clogging your drain, the oil filter cleans out small particles t... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

January 29, 2023

FL service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some New Port Richey drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey fuel... More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Help You Extend the Life of Your Car

January 22, 2023

If you haven't shopped in the New Port Richey area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in New Port Richey, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old ve... More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

January 15, 2023

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... More