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Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bloomington: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Bloomington drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake syste... Read More

The Tuffy Bloomington Guide to Tire Specs

Your browser does not support the video tag. You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Bloomington service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while w... Read More

Bloomington Tire Repair

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Bloomington residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Bloomington drivers – it also has a financial impact.... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Bloomington: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Bloomington drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Bloomington 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

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Bloomington in Bloomington

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Bloomington drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, b... Read More

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

Your browser does not support the video tag. Taking care of our tires is part of car care for Bloomington 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, so it's... Read More

Tire Maintenance in Bloomington

Your browser does not support the video tag. With the recent focus in the Bloomington area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Bloomington drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because the... Read More

The Tuffy Bloomington Guide to Custom Wheels

Your browser does not support the video tag. If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Bloomington drivers h... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Bloomington, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. Everyone in Bloomington, Illinois 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 Bloomington, it can be difficult to sort them out. Le... Read More

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