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How Much is Enough for Walled Lake Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Walled Lake drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Walled Lake: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Walled Lake drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, ... Read More

Under Pressure in Walled Lake: TPMS

Your browser does not support the video tag. Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Walled Lake, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 20... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Detroit 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 lo... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. A lot of us Walled Lake drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Michigan motorists to custo... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Walled Lake drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a f... Read More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Walled Lake drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Michiga... Read More

Walled Lake, Michigan Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

When winter approaches in Michigan, Walled Lake residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Michigan winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Walled Lake residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. ... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Walled Lake

Your browser does not support the video tag. Walled Lake drivers know that under-inflated tires wear out more quickly. Under-inflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Michigan auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of under-inflat... Read More

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