Don't Miss a Beat (Importance of Regular Maintenance)

April 4, 2021

In many places, license plates have to be renewed every year or else you can't drive your vehicle legally. Usually, you'll get a reminder from the agency that issues the plates. That kind of regular attention needs to be paid to your vehicle as well. Its manufacturer has determined a schedule o... More

The Engine Gets a Boost (Turbocharged Engine Maintenance)

March 21, 2021

If someone told you that your vehicle could have the same power but with a smaller engine, wouldn't that sound like great idea? Just think, a smaller engine would save you money at the gas station and you'd still get the same horsepower. The technology to do just that has been around for a long t... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Helps You Decipher the Menu Board: Part 2

February 14, 2021

Nebraska service centers have a menu board that lists the services they provide. Some Lincoln drivers may not be familiar with all of the items on the board so here is a quick description of some of the typical services that might be listed.Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln fuel system cleaning:... More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

December 13, 2020

At Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln we get a lot of Lincoln drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Nebraska, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't le... More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Lincoln

October 4, 2020

When I was a kid, my dad always made sure he took the cars in for Spring and Fall checkups. I was telling a friend that it's about time to get into Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (t... More

Lincoln Drivers Severe Service Maintenance Schedules

May 10, 2020

Since driving requirements and lifestyles differ among Lincoln drivers, your vehicle manufacturer publishes two auto maintenance schedules: the regular schedule and the severe service schedule. Which schedule should Lincoln drivers follow? Here are some questions to ask yourself:Are most of your ... More

Let Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Lincoln Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

April 12, 2020

Lincoln area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Lincoln drivers want to... More

Maintaining Your Older Car in Lincoln, Nebraska

March 15, 2020

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Lincoln, Nebraska: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Lincoln motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Because... More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Lincoln

January 16, 2020

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... More

Busting Automotive Myths in Lincoln, Nebraska

January 15, 2020

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... More