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Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Your browser does not support the video tag. Some of us Columbus drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Ohio, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is ... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Columbus Drivers Need to Know

Your browser does not support the video tag. Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 fron... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Columbus

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview in Columbus

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Columbus drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but ... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Columbus: 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 Columbus drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Ohio drivers ran out and ... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Columbus

Your browser does not support the video tag. Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Columbus 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 resistance is dram... Read More

Under Pressure in Columbus: TPMS

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Columbus, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 ... Read More

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