With high fuel prices in Ocala, Florida, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?...
Posted in Fuel System
on March 31, 2019
No matter what vehicle you drive, when certain things break, you have to make a decision. Should I get it fixed now, later or never? Air conditioning is one of those things. You can certainly live without air conditioning, but it sure is nice to have on a sweltering day.
Let's say your air con...
Posted in Cabin Air Filter
on March 24, 2019
Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ...
Posted in Drive Train
on March 17, 2019
When people in Ocala talk about vehicle safety, they think of tires and brakes. But do we think about our windshields? Isn't the ability to see a prime safety factor when it comes to driving around Florida? Yet we often don't even notice our windshields until we can't see through them o...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on March 10, 2019
Most people don't love going to get their vehicle serviced, but it's one of those things you just have to do. So you might as well get the most of out of it. There are some steps you can take that will likely help you get the best results possible.
For one thing, it's important to describe your p...
Posted in Did You Know
on March 03, 2019
A lot of people get custom wheels in Ocala. 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 Oc...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on February 24, 2019
If you're gonna drive around the Ocala area, you've got to be able to see! So having a good set of windshield wipers is extremely important. We've all experienced the frustration and fear of not being able to see clearly during a storm or when our windshield is just dirty.It seems like ...
Posted in Windshield Wipers
on February 17, 2019
No matter how well they're made, vehicles are bound to have problems with their design or manufacturing. Think of all the moving parts. When the government thinks a problem is really serious, they require the vehicle manufacturer to issue recall notices to Ocala residents and to fix the...
Posted in Maintenance
on February 10, 2019
If you haven't shopped in the Ocala area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Ocala, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few more...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on February 04, 2019
Some Ocala drivers figure that anything they can attach to their trailer hitch can be towed by their vehicle. Nope. If you're going to do any towing around Ocala, you should be aware of safety issues, Florida towing laws and potential liability.Understanding tow ratings is important for safe towi...
Posted in Safety
on January 28, 2019