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Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Glendale Heights Ride

Your browser does not support the video tag.   It seems like everywhere you go in the Glendale Heights area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves wit... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Glendale Heights 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 ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Your browser does not support the video tag. Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Glendale Heights conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights 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 Glendale Heights service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind wh... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights 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 Glendale Heights d... Read More

Shake It up in Glendale Heights!: Why Wheel Balancing

Your browser does not support the video tag. Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire ... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Glendale Heights

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

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Your browser does not support the video tag. Everyone in Glendale Heights, 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 Glendale Heights, it can be difficult to sor... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Glendale Heights

Your browser does not support the video tag. Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Glendale Heights area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Glendale Heights: Consider Winter Tires

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 Glendale Heights drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Illinois drivers ... Read More

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