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Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Pickerington

A lot of people get custom wheels in Pickerington. 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... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington

A lot of us Pickerington drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Ohio motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in thous... Read More

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

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... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Pickerington area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Ohio streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Pickerington area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds o... Read More

Getting New Tires in Pickerington?

There are so many tire choices in the Pickerington area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Pickerington area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with ... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Pickerington driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Ohio, winter tires differed from highway tires only in th... Read More

Picking the Right Tires in Pickerington

Shopping for tires in Pickerington 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

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

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

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Pickerington Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Pickerington 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.Pickerington off-roaders should be excited about th... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Pickerington, Ohio Drivers

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread de... Read More

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