Car Care Tips

January 2020

Drive Train - What You Need to Know in Lincoln

One Lincoln automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Lincoln, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is:Taking a small... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Alignment Inspection

Uneven tire wear, the car pulling to one side or a steering wheel that is off-center are signs for Lincoln drivers that their wheels may be out of alignment.When doing an alignment inspection, the service advisor at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln will inspect your tires for uneven wear as well... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Lincoln Ride

It seems like everywhere you go in the Lincoln area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Nebraska auto owners want smaller tires and wheel... Read More

A Not-So-Straight Story (Vehicle Pulls to One Side)

A vehicle should travel straight down a straight road with the steering wheel centered. But time and travel can take their toll and soon you may find your vehicle pulling to the left or right. Those are not good signs and should be taken care of fairly quickly.One thing that you should note is... Read More

Pinch Petroleum Pennies! (Fuel Saving Tips)

If you saw a dollar bill on the ground, you'd pick it up, right? Well, whether you find that dollar on the ground or in savings at the gas pump, money is money, and here are some ways to hold on to more of it.Slowing down is the easiest way to save fuel, especially for every speed increase over ... Read More

Change is Good (Oil Change)

You've heard that expression, change is good. When it comes to your vehicle's oil, change is not only good, it's vital for the health of the engine. But there's one question that puzzles many drivers: how frequently should my vehicle's oil be changed? There is not one simple answer, but here ar... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Lincoln

There's a segment of the Lincoln area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fou... Read More

Busting Automotive Myths in Lincoln, Nebraska

Myths passed around our Lincoln, Nebraska community start with a grain of evidence and are then built up with a lot of imagination and very elastic logic. And the internet is a breeding ground for automotive myths. Some bloggers reca... Read More

Procrastination Prevention in Lincoln

Every one of us has a little procrastinator inside us. Some put off getting our teeth cleaned. Others put off answering our emails. Yet others put off calling friends and family (sorry, Uncle Joe). And there are those of us who put off getting our vehicle's service done, whether it's a repair or ... Read More

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