Dashboard's a Funny Name (Instrumental Panel Warning Lights)

February 24, 2019

Every day you drive, you're sitting behind the dashboard. But how in the world did it get that name? Back in the days of the horse-drawn carriage, horses would kick up dirt and mud on the driver and passengers, "dashing" debris against the carriage. So those who built carriages began installing a... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

February 18, 2019

Columbus drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steer... More

Deciphering the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Menu Board

February 11, 2019

Let's talk about deciphering the auto service menu board. Columbus, Ohio, service centers like Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview have a board that lists the routine services they provide. But some people don't know what these services really are unless they ask. Let's go down a typical list, i... More

Picking the Right Tires in Columbus

February 3, 2019

Shopping for tires in Columbus 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 summer tires in Columbus are looking for maximum summertime perfor... More