Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Columbus

June 6, 2021

A lot of people get custom wheels in Columbus. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy Tire & A... More

Shake It up in Columbus!: Why Wheel Balancing

March 21, 2021

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview: Tire Replacement Overview

March 7, 2021

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Columbus drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of... More

Helping Columbus Drivers Get the Right Tires

October 4, 2020

Every Columbus vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The tread is e... More

Talk to Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

September 27, 2020

Custom wheels are one way that Columbus folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost, the fit of the wheel, modifications that will have to be... More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview

August 9, 2020

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

July 5, 2020

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Columbus 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 shoul... More

How Much is Enough for Columbus Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

March 15, 2020

Most Columbus 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 maintenance, the tech... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

January 19, 2020

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Columbus conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has ... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Advice on Buying New Tires

September 29, 2019

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Columbus 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 Ohio seasons... More