Automotive Tips from Tuffy Ocala: Signs of an Alignment Problem

March 26, 2017

When properly aligned, all of your wheels are pointed in the same direction. Your vehicle will track true and handle the way it is designed. Ocala drivers often associate our wheels being knocked out of alignment with an event like an accident, hitting a pothole, curb or some other object. While ... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Ocala: Rotor Problems

March 21, 2017

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Ocala.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less c... More

Need a New Battery? Call Tuffy Ocala Today

March 12, 2017

Hello Ocala drivers! Need a new battery? There is a good chance that you do 70% of batteries need to be replaced within four years. As your battery discharges and then recharges as you drive around Ocala, bits of the surface of the battery plates disintegrate. As this process continues over a f... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Ocala

March 6, 2017

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Ocala 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 dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get fr... More