Repair or Replace? That’s a question Troy drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the shoulders may not be able to be repaired. And sometimes there is internal damage revealed on inspection that indicates the tire should not be repaired.
Run flat tires should not be repaired. Repairing high performance tires may make them unsuitable for motorsports. Your friendly and professional Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy service advisor can inspect your damaged tire and tell you if it can be safely repaired or if it should be replaced - and then help you get back on the roads around Troy.
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Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy
530 E. Maple Rd.
Troy, Michigan 48083
September 19, 2021
It's bad enough when you mistakenly leave a window open in your vehicle on a rainy day and you find your carpet soaked. But what in the world is going on when your windows are closed tight, not leaking and you STILL wind up with wet carpet? The answer could be something you might not even know y... More
September 12, 2021
Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Troy automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Troy conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire w... More
September 5, 2021
You've probably never paid much attention to the writing on the sides of your tires, but they contain a wealth of information. There's a long combination of letters and numbers that can tell you a whole lot about what tires your vehicle was designed to be riding on. Let's check out this example... More