Car Care Tips

The Best Test

Would you buy a jacket without even trying it on? Probably not, but it might surprise you that one study shows about half the people buy a vehicle after a short test drive around the block or none at all.  If you're in the market for another vehicle, make sure you check out the most important thi... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Lincoln drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Nebraska, where you want to go or the look you're after; there is a tire for you.The same is true about whe... Read More

Positive Crankcase Ventilation – PCV Valve Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

Hello Lincoln! Did you know that the first federally-mandated emissions control device was introduced in the 1960's? The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, or PCV valve, has been installed in Nebraska vehicles since 1964 and represents the first legislation by the United States government to r... Read More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Viva la Difference

Every vehicle on Nebraska roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle.  But most Lincoln residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn trave... Read More

Arrive Alive in Lincoln

We've all seen drivers do crazy things while driving to or from Lincoln. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It's a wonder we even dare drive on Nebraska roads.The truth is that ... Read More

Professional Fuel System Cleaning

Getting adequate fuel to your engine is very important for performance, fuel economy and safety. In order to accomplish this, your fuel system needs to be clean.Today's production cars have fuel injectors, rather than a carburetor. The injectors need to be cleaned from time to time in or... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln and the Maintenance Mindset

When it comes to their vehicles, some Lincoln residents don't have a maintenance mindset. They know they need to take care of their cars, but it just seems really hard to get them to remember to do it. Lincoln drivers generally accept that many things in life require regular maintenance... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Dirty Oil in Your Lincoln Vehicle

If you're a quart low in your vehicle, there isn't enough motor oil to lubricate your engine properly. The extra friction causes drag that reduces fuel economy while you're driving around the Lincoln area.The same goes for dirty oil; it doesn't reduce friction properly. The result is you... Read More

Keep Your Cool in Lincoln

Lincoln drivers rely on their vehicle's coolant system to keep their engine cool. Coolant (also called antifreeze) mixed with water flows through your vehicle engine and absorbs heat. The mixture then flows out to the radiator where it's cooled by air flowing over the radiator. From the... Read More

Fuel Filter Replacement

Hello Lincoln resident! You would never like to drink a glass of mud, right? Well, your vehicle feels the same way. It needs a steady supply of clean fuel in order to run well and deliver good fuel economy. The fuel filter's job is to clean dirt and rust out of the fuel before it gets to... Read More

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