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Huntersville, North Carolina Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

Video: When winter approaches in North Carolina, Huntersville residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for North Carolina winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Huntersville residents want is to get stranded out in the ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

Video: When Huntersville 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 syst... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Some of us Huntersville drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around North Carolina, where you want to go or the look you're af... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville: Tire Replacement Overview

Video: Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Huntersville 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 m... Read More

Talk to Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville About New Shoes for Your Vehicle

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Custom wheels are one way that Huntersville folks express themselves and personalize their vehicle. But they aren't as cheap and easy as sticking decals on your back window. There are several factors that need to be considered, including cost,... Read More

The Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville Guide to Tire Specs

Video: 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 Huntersville service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while ... Read More

Huntersville Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Huntersville on under-inflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is under-inflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 ... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Huntersville 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 fro... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Tire & Auto Huntersville in Huntersville

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. Tires do a lot of work for Huntersville drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Huntersville. They also support the entire w... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag.   Hey Huntersville area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our North Carolina streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Huntersville area, there are safety concerns that go beyo... Read More

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