Can Your Car Last Another Year?

January 15, 2023

Have you checked out the price of new vehicles at OMAHA car dealers? Ouch! Add financing and insurance and a new ride may not seem so attractive. A lot of OMAHA, NE, folks are hoping to make their cars last a lot longer.Fortunately, with the current state of automotive engineering and manufactur... More

Maintenance on My Mind

June 12, 2022

Ask any OMAHA man or woman if they've taken their vehicle in for preventive maintenance lately, and the answer may well be no. Surveys indicate that over 80% of vehicles on the road today are in need of some kind of repair or maintenance. Now, ask that same person why he hasn't taken his car in f... More

Keeping Your 'Old Faithful' Auto Running

June 5, 2022

At Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) we've had a lot of OMAHA customers asking how they can make their vehicles last longer. These questions are actually a reflection of a trend that's been building for several years in NE. The median age of personal vehicles is now over nine years. And 33 percent of all ve... More

Keep Your Omaha Car Breathing Free: Engine Air Filter

December 19, 2021

Hey Omaha - this is something really amazing: Your vehicle uses 12,000 times as much air as fuel when you drive it. All of that air has to be filtered to keep your engine clean.That's like 100 gallons (380 liters) of air every block! The engine air filter is just another example of a very import... More

Make Your Vehicle Last

November 28, 2021

We live in such a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away. New stuff comes out so fast, we just toss the old and move on. In the old days, Nebraska folks were real sticklers about taking care of their things. If something got lost or ruined by neglect, tough - they had to do ... More

Severe Service Requirements

July 18, 2021

A lot of Omaha drivers have asked whether or not they should use their severe service maintenance schedule, which is listed in their vehicle's owner's manual. It can be somewhat confusing, so we decided to consult an expert. Cricket Killingsworth is from QMI/Heartland, a manufacturer of automo... More

Keys to a Long Lasting Vehicle

July 11, 2021

We live in a disposable society. Everything from elaborate packaging to our clothing. Even cell phones are disposable. When replacement is cheaper than repair, the term "built to last" goes by the wayside. An exception is our vehicles. They're still a very big investment and Omaha drivers want to... More

Change Your Wiper Blades Twice Yearly at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

May 2, 2021

Because 90% of our driving decisions are based on visual information, unobscured vision is paramount. Which brings us to the topic of today's Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) article: wiper blades. While this isn't the most exciting automotive subject, it's important. You wouldn't drive at night in Omaha w... More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

March 28, 2021

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Omaha Bigfoo... More

Change Your Engine Air Filter at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

December 13, 2020

Many Omaha car owners have probably wondered: "What's the harm in putting off replacing an engine air filter? The answer is that not replacing it could cause your Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor to fail. This expensive sensor is situated between your engine air filter and your engine. Dirty air filte... More