Car Care Tips

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey Guide to Proper Fluids for Your Vehicle

The automotive professionals at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey would like to give New Port Richey drivers an update on some of the things happening in automotive fluids. You know, vehicles are becoming more sophisticated every day.  Fluids such as, oil, coolant and... Read More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... Read More

Severe Service Requirements

A lot of New Port Richey drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's  owner's  manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a man... Read More

Looking Down the Road - Headlamps

If you've ever been driving around New Port Richey and had a headlamp go out, you've probably just wanted to replace the bad bulb. If your car uses halogen headlamps, they dim over time. So if you just put in one, they won't have the same brightness, which can be distracting and will aff... Read More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey in New Port Richey

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, New Port Richey drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasur... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in New Port Richey: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for New Port Richey 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 expens... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center New Port Richey 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 New Port Richey 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 coun... Read More

Hitting the Brakes in New Port Richey

Safety should always be an element of your vehicle care. So even if you don't care about how your vehicle looks, you should practice preventive maintenance to protect yourself — and other New Port Richey drivers — on the road. And good safety starts with good brakes.Brakes need a regula... Read More

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