Gas Savings in Troy: Sharpen Your Pencil

January 16, 2022

High gas prices in Troy increase the cost of living for Michigan drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Troy vehicle owners to skimp in other areas like scheduled maintenance... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

January 7, 2022

Michigan service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Troy drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy fuel system cleaning: Over ... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

October 10, 2021

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Troy Bigfoot... More

New School: Automotive Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy Technician Training

August 22, 2021

Troy consumers are demanding. We want a safe, reliable vehicle that handles well and is comfortable to ride in. Oh, and we want good fuel economy, too. We also want vehicle repairs that are cheap, fast and easy. Unfortunately, one usually comes at the cost of the other.Today's vehicles have made ... More

Can Your Car Last Another Year?

May 9, 2021

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at Troy car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of Troy, Michigan, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and manufa... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy

April 18, 2021

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Michigan news. Troy people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Troy motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commuters, gro... More

Regular Schedule or Severe Service Schedule at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy?

March 21, 2021

Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy article focuses on severe service maintenance. Many Troy drivers are not aware of them and yet there are also very vocal advocates in Michigan who think that severe service schedules apply to everyone. Somewhere between a complete lack of awareness and the ... More

The Importance of Troy Drivers Following Service Intervals

December 27, 2020

Today in our Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy blog, we're going to talk about following recommended service intervals. Your vehicle isn't the only aspect of your life in Troy with recommended intervals: Let's start with twice yearly dental check-ups and regular physical exams. How about laundry, w... More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

December 20, 2020

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Troy drivers want to ... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

October 11, 2020

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy we get a lot of Troy drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Michigan, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave yo... More