As Land O Lakes consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in FL, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care o...
Posted in Maintenance
on December 03, 2017
Isn't it amazing how much of our stuff is disposable these days? Clothes, electronics, housewares, furniture.Remember the days when Land O Lakes families mended their clothes, polished their shoes and neatly put away their toys every night? If something was lost or ruined through neglect, your pa...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on November 29, 2017
Many Land O Lakes 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 Land O Lakes area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Land O Lakes dr...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 21, 2017
Like everything in the FL automotive market, there have been great strides in headlight technology in recent years. FL drivers can be safer at night because of it. Good headlights improve visibility on Land O Lakes roads, enabling you to see farther. They also improve your peripheral vis...
Posted in Parts
on November 13, 2017
Most Land O Lakes auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Land O Lakes drivers actually save?In today...
Posted in Fuel System
on November 07, 2017
Imagine waking up one morning with a stomach ache. You pick up the phone, call the doctor’s office and say, “I’ve got a really bad tummy ache. How much will it cost to make me feel better?” Of course you wouldn’t do that. You know that there could be a lot of reasons for your symptoms and that th...
Posted in Exhaust
on October 31, 2017
Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Land O Lakes drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes will inspect your tires fo...
Posted in Automotive News
on October 23, 2017
The median age for cars in the Land O Lakes, FL area was over nine years. And two-thirds had over 75,000 miles. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes we hear reports that those numbers continue to rise.
If you have a high-mileage vehicle in the Land O Lakes area, bring it ...
Posted in Maintenance
on October 17, 2017
There are a lot of drivers in Land O Lakes who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in FL these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Land O Lakes folks don'...
Posted in Drive Train
on October 08, 2017
The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Land O Lakes, it is easy to prevent.
The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected ...
Posted in Cooling System
on October 01, 2017