Car Care Tips

April 2014

Tire Tread Depth for Ocala, Florida 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 two-thirty-seconds of an inch to be the mi... Read More

Clean Fuel Makes a Happy Engine In Ocala, Florida

If the fuel system in your SUV is dirty, you will be hurting your fuel economy and losing performance as you drive around Ocala, Florida. Unless they drive a vintage car, Ocala drivers have fuel injectors which need to be properly maintained. That is why your SUV owner’s man... Read More

Saving Lives In Ocala With Tire Pressure

All new passenger vehicles on our Ocala Florida roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about TPMS. First off, the most important thin... Read More

Tuffy Ocala Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Ocala automotive blog. Today, let’s talk about the effect of tire tread depth on braking. When talking about stopping power, most Ocala and Belleview drivers tend to focus on our brakes. But our tires are where the rubber meets the road. So having good brakes is... Read More

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