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Tire Tread Depth for Port Huron, Michigan Drivers

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... Read More

Shake It up in Port Huron!: 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 balance... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Port Huron

With the recent focus in the Port Huron area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Port Huron drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible ... Read More

Port Huron Tire Repair

Most Port Huron residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Port Huron drivers it also has a financial ... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron 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 Port Hur... Read More

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

When Port Huron 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 system... Read More

Port Huron, Michigan Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

When winter approaches in Michigan, Port Huron residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Michigan winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Port Huron residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need y... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Port Huron 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 Port Huron 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... Read More

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

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Port Huron 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 P... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Port Huron: 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 Port Huron drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for "all-season" radials. Michigan drivers ran ou... Read More

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