Car Care Tips

November 2017

How Much is Enough for Charlotte Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Most Charlotte 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 take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance... Read More

Road Trip: Be Ready for Anything with a Trip Inspection at Tuffy Charlotte (Tryon St)

Road trip, anyone? Nothing spoils a great vacation faster than ending up stranded on the side of the road or spending a week in a rundown motel while our vehicle sits in the shop. Long days on the road can bring out the worst in your vehicle, so before you leave, prepare it for the journe... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Charlotte

A lot of people get custom wheels in Charlotte. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that.Consulting your Tuffy ... Read More

Nighttime Visibility in Charlotte

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the Charlotte area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility…It's said that 90 percent of our driving ... Read More

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