Slipping into Fall (Driving with ABS Brakes)

June 6, 2021

As the weather changes over from hot to colder, drivers will have to deal with more slippery streets. And it's important to know how to drive with the brakes you have on your vehicle. In the 1970s, anti-lock braking systems (ABS) started to be installed on vehicles and they've been a game chang... More

Growing Old Together (Maintaining an Older Vehicle)

December 20, 2020

More and more of us are hanging on to our vehicles longer. A company by the name of HIS Markit recently released a report that shows the average age of light vehicles in the U.S. is now 11.8 years. Light vehicles are cars, SUVs (sport utility vehicles) and CUVs (compact utility vehicles). In C... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Brake Noise

May 17, 2020

Your brake pads are the important parts that rub against the rotor (or disc) to slow and stop your car when driving in Omaha. They eventually wear down.When your pads are worn too much, they wont stop your vehicle as well. When the friction material is worn away, metal parts of the pad are expose... More

Hitting The Brakes In Omaha

November 18, 2018

Hello Omaha, let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls off... More

Used Cars: Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Advice on What to Do After You Buy

October 7, 2018

Used vehicles are certainly an economical choice for budget-conscious Omaha drivers. But how can we know we're getting a good used vehicle and not just inheriting someone else's problems?There are good used vehicles for sale in the Omaha area. Vehicles are sold when families upsize, when families... More

What to Do After You Buy a Used Vehicle in Omaha

August 19, 2018

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 want something new or were there problems that you w... More

Put on the Brakes: Brake Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

May 23, 2018

When it comes to preventive maintenance and vehicle care, most Omaha drivers know how important it is to check their brakes. But brakes are more than just brake pads and shoes. There are a lot of components in the brake system, and they all need to be in good working order.The pads and shoes are... More

Braking News: Keep Your Stopping Power

March 4, 2018

Richard Petty once told AutoNetTV, You've gotta have good brakes. If you've got good brakes you can keep yourself out of a lotta trouble.That's why a regular brake inspection is on every Omaha driver's maintenance schedule. An inspection by your service advisor at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) will che... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Rotor Problems

June 12, 2017

The brake rotor, or disc, is attached to your wheel. The brake pads rub on the rotor to slow your car when you are driving in Omaha.Rotors can warp, crack or become misaligned. They can also be damaged by worn out brake pads that scratch grooves into the surface. These conditions result in less c... More

Brake Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) in Omaha

May 30, 2017

Brakes really aren't optional equipment for Omaha drivers' vehicles. And taking care of them isn't optional either.A regular brake inspection is on every Nebraska driver's vehicle maintenance schedule. At Tuffy Omaha (Evans St), our team will check your brake system and let you know if there are... More