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Cruisin' on Down Main Street

Video: When automakers first came out with cruise control, it was a real luxury item.  The older cruise controls used a mechanical vacuum system but it worked.  Well, some of the time.  Now days, cruise control is all electronic, thanks to computers.  It's reliable and a real convenience on long trips. ... Read More

Will Proper Auto Maintenance at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Really Save Gas?

Video: Have you ever thought about all the little things we do to keep our lives running smoothly - like vacuuming? It makes a room feel fresher and more comfortable. We may not consider that we're also prolonging the life of the carpet by keeping it clean. But Omaha drivers don't always extend those go... Read More

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in Omaha

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us Omaha drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is ... Read More

The Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Guide to Saving Fuel: Beware of Myths

Video: There's a lot of auto advice in Nebraska right now on how to save money on gas. Some of it is good advice. Some of it isn't. Some of it is myth. And it may well be a scam. Plain and simple. When someone offers you a product designed to save money on gas, ask yourself, “Does this sound too good to... Read More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Omaha

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. So you've bought a used vehicle in the Omaha area. Do you know what you're getting? It is hard to know what you're getting because people in the Omaha area sell vehicles for different reasons. Think about why you've sold vehicles. Did you just... Read More

Omaha Car Owners Ask: Why Do I Need to Change My Serpentine Belt?

Video: Any Omaha driver who understands preventive maintenance knows that “if it ain't broke, don't fix it” is bad auto advice. Replacing a part before it breaks is much less costly for Omaha residents than repairing the engine damage that comes after a part breaks or fails. A good example of this is th... Read More

Wasteful Thinking

Video: With the weather getting colder, you might be tempted to start your vehicle up, let it idle for 15 or 20 minutes and then get in the nice, cozy cabin.  Some vehicles offer remote starting that let you do that from the comfort of your home or apartment.  But is letting your vehicle idle like that ... Read More

How Do You Save Gas in Omaha, Nebraska?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. No one in Omaha, Nebraska, likes to spend a chunk of change at the gas pump. Rising Nebraska fuel prices, however, have spurred Omaha drivers to focus on how to improve their fuel economy. North Americans literally drive billions of miles/kilom... Read More

Is Your Omaha Driving Severe?

Video: Your browser does not support the video tag. People near Omaha, Nebraska, often ask Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) how often they should have a particular service done. It's a great thing to ask. You can look at your owner's manual or have your Omaha, Nebraska, service advisor at Tuffy Omaha (Eva... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Timing Belt Overview

Video: In your engine, valves over each combustion chamber open to allow fresh air in, close during the combustion event, and then other valves open to let out the exhaust. All of this happens over and over thousands of times a minute when you are driving around Omaha. The timing belt’s important job is... Read More

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