Fuel Saving Tip: Fuel System Cleaning Near Lincoln, Nebraska

September 11, 2022

A lot of fuel is wasted in the Lincoln area by dirty fuel delivery systems in vehicles.Let's start at the tank. The gas tank gathers dirt, rust and sediment over the years. That's why there's a fuel filter to clean the fuel after it leaves the tank. A dirty filter will rob the engine of the clean... More

Direct Fuel Injection Update from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

August 21, 2022

For those of you in Lincoln, Nebraska who pay attention to these things, you may have been hearing about the new direct injection engines and want to learn more about them. Some deliver the power of a V8 with the economy of a V6.For example, in one family of engines the conventional V6 makes abo... More

Fuel Injectors

July 27, 2022

The last new American vehicles sold in Lincoln with a carburetor rolled out of the Nebraska dealerships in 1990. Since then, all new vehicles here in Lincoln, and nationally, have had fuel injectors. In very simple terms, a fuel injector is a valve that squirts fuel into your engine. Your engine ... More

Give Your Engine Clean Fuel with a New Fuel Filter from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln

July 11, 2022

Your vehicle requires plenty of clean fuel to run. If your fuel contains contaminants, your fuel injectors will eventually become clogged up. When this happens, your vehicle engine may not get the proper amount of fuel at the correct pressure to run at peak performance. This hurts performance as... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln: Good Service and Good Fuel Economy

July 8, 2022

Most Lincoln auto owners want to save on gas and seek our advice on improving economy. At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln, we are frequently asked, however, if it is really worth the extra effort. Just how much money can Lincoln drivers actually save?In today's Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincol... More

Fuel Saving Tip: Car Weight and Your Nebraska Driving

July 4, 2022

Weight is the enemy of fuel economy. Everyone from Lincoln knows this makes sense.Some of us in the Lincoln area carry a bunch of unnecessary weight, and I'm not talkin' what you see in the mirror.Guys: sports equipment and tools. Ladies: well, just take a look around the passenger compartment an... More

Diesel Maintenance for Nebraska

February 13, 2022

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln we hear from a lot of people who are excited about the new diesel engines that will soon be available in passenger cars and SUV's. But our Nebraska friends are often curious about the preventive maintenance requirements. People may not know that diesel engine... More

Fuel Injection Keeps Getting Better for Lincoln Motorists

January 16, 2022

Lincoln residents know that engines burn fuel to operate. Fuel is pumped from your fuel tank to your engine where it is squirtedor injectedinto your engine's cylinders. This is the function of the fuel injectors.There are two ways to inject fuel into an engine. Fuel needs air to burn, so in the f... More

To Save Gas Around Lincoln: Keep up with Your Scheduled Service

September 26, 2021

One topic that hits the news in Nebraska on a regular basis is the price of gas. The answer for some Nebraska drivers is to buy a vehicle that gets better fuel economy. For those of us in Lincoln who don't want to add a car payment to our monthly expenses, we need to improve our fuel economy an... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

October 11, 2020

There's a lot of auto advice in Nebraska right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, Does this sound too good to ... More