Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Lorain Ride

May 28, 2023

It seems like everywhere you go in the Lorain area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Ohio auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where do you ... More

Tracking True in Ohio: Wheel Alignment in Lorain

May 21, 2023

The biggest issue for Lorain area drivers is always safety. When your vehicle wheels are out of alignment, the vehicle will pull to one side, which could lead to an accident. When you're vehicle is out of alignment, you should have it taken care of right away at Tuffy Lorain in Lorain. When unde... More

Fuel for Thought

May 14, 2023

If you're like most people and drive a gasoline-powered vehicle, you need to be up to speed on its fuel-related components. They're pretty basic: the fuel, the fuel filter and the fuel pump. The fuel's the easy part. You probably gas up your vehicle yourself and, if you're like most drivers, pr... More

No Fueling! (Fuel Filler Location)

May 7, 2023

If you've ever gotten in an unfamiliar vehicle, maybe a rental car, you may have pulled up to the gas pump and wondered, "Which side is the fuel filler on?" Here's a tip for you. There is usually a little arrow on the instrument panel near the fuel gauge that points to the side where the fuel fi... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Lorain, Ohio

April 30, 2023

Everyone in Lorain, Ohio eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Lorain, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories that will ... More

Fall and Spring Checkup in Lorain

April 23, 2023

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 Lorain for a checkup and he said that he read on the internet that modern cars don't need seasonal service.My friend is (technically) right abo... More

Alternator Facts (Failing Alternator)

April 16, 2023

If you notice that your headlights are flickering at night, that's something to pay attention to. While there could be many different things that could cause that problem, one possibility is your vehicle's alternator. The alternator takes mechanical energy from the engine and turns it into electr... More

Objects in the Mirror (Rearview Mirror Safety and Maintenance)

April 9, 2023

You may remember a song that went, "Objects in the rearview mirror may appear closer than they are." While that was a song about life's lessons, there are a few things we should all know about how important rearview mirrors are to safe driving. While new electronic devices are helping drivers be ... More

Trickle Down Technology

April 2, 2023

Recently, Nissan introduced the latest version of its Leaf, the company's electric car. It has many new features, including something called e-Pedal. It allows the driver to let up on the accelerator and, unlike a gasoline engine car, the Leaf doesn't just slowly lose speed; letting off the throt... More

What to Do In Case of an Accident

March 26, 2023

If you've ever been in a vehicle accident around Lorain, Ohio, even a minor one, you know how upsetting it can be. It's hard to think straight and know what to do.Let's review what you should do in case of an accident in Lorain, Ohio:When an accident occurs, you should always stop. Leaving the s... More