Car Care Tips

February 2019

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Often Asked About Premium vs. Regular Gas

Land O Lakes residents often ask the question: "Will using premium gas make my car run better?" The answer is simple. But first, let's talk about what exactly premium gasoline is.Different grades of gasoline have different octane ratings. Regular gasoline has the lowest octane rating and ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your FL Driving

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Land O Lakes knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Land O Lakes area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passeng... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in orde... Read More

The Maintenance Free Myth

Sometimes we hear people in Land O Lakes say, "What's up with all this maintenance stuff? Modern cars just don't break down." While it is true that today's vehicles are extremely reliable, they are also becoming increasingly complicated and use more exotic materials than ever before. All ... Read More

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