Below 45 Degrees in Lorain: Consider Winter Tires

September 30, 2021

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Lorain drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Ohio drivers ran out and boug... More

Ethics of Automotive Repair in Lorain

September 27, 2021

We're going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the Lorain automotive service and repair industry hasn't been given a pass either.Unfortunately, ever... More

Easy Miles ? Do Lorain Driving Conditions Affect Service Intervals?

September 26, 2021

Have you ever noticed that your vehicle has a schedule in your owner's manual for what is called severe service maintenance? Let's define what severe driving conditions aren't: The easiest driving a vehicle experiences is traveling on the interstate for 20 miles (32 kilometers) or more at a cons... More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

September 26, 2021

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our American Fork area shoe stores?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pair of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warr... More

Automobile Fluids For Your vehicle

September 25, 2021

If you've walked through the automotive fluids section of an auto parts store in Lorain, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle?As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as you drive ar... More

Recommended Lorain Service Intervals

September 24, 2021

Everyone in Lorain, Ohio, knows we are advised to go to our Lorain dentist twice a year. Oral-conscious Lorain residents have a teeth-cleaning and examination. Once a year, we get x-rays to look for problems that can't be seen with the naked eye. When our dentist is done, he/she tells us what wa... More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Lorain

September 19, 2021

Many Lorain drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Lorain area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Lorain drivers, that look includes b... More

The Daily Grind (Grinding Noise)

September 12, 2021

If your vehicle makes a grinding sound when you turn the steering wheel, it's speaking to you. No, really, it is. So listen to what it's saying and you could avoid a much more costly repair down the road. A grinding sound coming from the front of your vehicle when you are turning can offer some... More

Before You Buy that Used Vehicle (Having a Used Car Inspected Before Buying)

September 5, 2021

Let's face it. New vehicles are expensive, so finding a good used one can save drivers a lot of money. It's tempting to look through ads, find a private seller who has what you're looking for and pay a price you think is a great deal. But when you go over to look at a used car, do you really k... More