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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Land O Lakes driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all FL seaso... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Land O Lakes

Shopping for tires in Land O Lakes can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? That’s a question Land O Lakes drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the ... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes in Land O Lakes

Tires do a lot of work for Land O Lakes drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Land O Lakes. They also support... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Land O Lakes

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Land O Lakes area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resi... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Land O Lakes 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 Land O L... Read More

Saving Lives in Land O Lakes with Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Land O Lakes, FL, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is ... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Land O Lakes Ride

It seems like everywhere you go in the Land O Lakes area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some FL auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So wh... Read More

How Much is Enough for Land O Lakes Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Land O Lakes drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that "bald" tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we take our vehicles in for preventive maintena... Read More

Land O Lakes Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Land O Lakes on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are consi... Read More

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