Saving Lives in Clermont with Tire Pressure

December 25, 2022

All new passenger vehicles on our Clermont, Florida, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that yo... More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy North Clermont

October 16, 2022

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. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy North Clermont: Tire Replacement Overview

September 25, 2022

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Clermont 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) of... More

Under Pressure in Clermont: TPMS

June 26, 2022

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Clermont, 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. Some ... More

Clermont Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

June 5, 2022

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Clermont on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered signi... More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy North Clermont

September 26, 2021

Many Clermont drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Clermont area tire shops to get you the look you want. And for many Clermont drivers, that look incl... More

The Tuffy North Clermont Guide to Custom Wheels

September 12, 2021

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

Below 45 Degrees in Clermont: Consider Winter Tires

September 5, 2021

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 Clermont drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for all-season radials. Florida drivers ran out and... More

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

August 8, 2021

Most Clermont 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, the tech... More

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

June 6, 2021

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Clermont 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 well worth the effort and expense for Clermont d... More