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

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... Read More

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

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... Read More

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

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 ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Grandview Advice on Buying New Tires

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... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Columbus

With the recent focus in the Columbus area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Columbus drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible beca... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

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 a tire for you.The same is true about wheels. ... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Columbus Drivers Need to Know

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 you can have some fun with where you go from ... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

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 th... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Columbus

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... 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

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