Winter Tires

August 30, 2022

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Huntersville driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in North Carolina, winter tires differed from highway tires ... More

Tire Tread Depth for Huntersville, North Carolina Drivers

August 28, 2022

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... More

Tire Maintenance in Huntersville

August 27, 2022

With the recent focus in the Huntersville area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Huntersville drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're not cheap to replace. In addition to saving... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

August 22, 2022

Welcome to the Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Huntersville conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, th... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Huntersville, North Carolina

July 28, 2022

Everyone in Huntersville, North Carolina 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 Huntersville, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several... More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Guide to Custom Wheels

July 21, 2022

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 Huntersville drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye,... More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Advice on Buying New Tires

July 11, 2022

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Huntersville driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all North Carolina seasons.Huntersville off-roaders should be excited about... More

Under Pressure in Huntersville: TPMS

July 5, 2022

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Huntersville, 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 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. S... More

Shake It up in Huntersville!: Why Wheel Balancing

July 4, 2022

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 is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... More

Huntersville Tire Repair

June 28, 2022

Most Huntersville 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 Huntersville drivers it also has a financial impact. With high North Carolina gas prices, we've all hear... More

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