Super Slick at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln in Lincoln: Synthetic Oil

April 11, 2021

When you get an oil change, it's always a safe bet to just use the type of oil the manufacturer recommends. But sometimes we're asked if we'd like conventional or synthetic motor oil. We glance at the price tags on the two options and choose the cheaper one. But in this case, the more expensive ... More

Wired! (Battery Cable Service)

November 15, 2020

Colder weather brings out the worst in a vehicle's battery. On a very cold day, you may have experienced that your engine cranks slowly when starting. But while it may be the battery itself, it may also be the parts that transfer the power to other the other electrical components, the battery c... More

A Stitch in Time at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

September 27, 2020

You probably have heard that expression, "A stitch in time saves nine." In other words, if you fix an issue at its early stages, it will prevent a much more difficult problem later. That's certainly the case with your vehicle, and here's a true story to demonstrate it. A driver noticed his vehicl... More

The Right Fluids for Your Vehicle

April 19, 2020

The current vehicles in the market have over a century of engineering behind them. They have evolved into complex and powerful machines. Developments in their engines, however, have coincided with advances in many other vehicle components, including the fluids.It's up to people in Lincoln to alw... More

Sniffing Out a Problem

April 5, 2020

Your parents probably taught you to have common sense. When it comes to your vehicle, common scents can also come in handy. Different smells may tell you about some conditions in your vehicle that need attention. For example, you know what rotten eggs smell like. If you smell them around your ve... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Battery Testing

February 16, 2020

The simple fact is that 70% of car batteries fail within 4 years. They just need to be replaced at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln when they are no longer able to hold a full charge.Batteries are a big ticket item for most Lincoln drivers and its tempting to put off buying a new one as long as ... More

Procrastination Prevention in Lincoln

January 14, 2020

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 ... More

Charge It in Lincoln for Extended Battery Life

September 8, 2019

Here's an interesting statistic for our in Lincoln, Nebraska, drivers: Only 30 percent of car batteries make it to 48 months. And the life expectancy varies by where you live. It ranges from 51 months in extremely cold areas to just ... More

Nebraska: What Is the Risk of High Oil Change Intervals?

July 10, 2018

Nebraska residents may have heard that vehicles don't need their oil changed as often as they used to. That's true. But it's not the whole story.Owing to improved engine technology and higher oil quality, most newer vehicles can go longer between oil changes than their older counterparts.So what ... More

Why Synthetic Oil Is Best for Lincoln Drivers

October 1, 2017

Hello Lincoln! Today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln vehicle care topic is: Synthetic Oil vs. Petroleum Based Oil. Synthetic motor oil is a substitute for petroleum based oil. If you aren't currently using it, why not? Synthetic motor oil maximizes engine power and fuel economy. To se... More