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Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Some of us Omaha 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 Nebraska, where you want to go or the look you're after... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Omaha: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Omaha 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 tir... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Omaha

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Omaha area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand – you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Evans St): Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Omaha 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 systems.If ... Read More

Winter Tires

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Omaha driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Nebraska, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Omaha area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Nebraska streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Omaha area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-seconds of a... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Omaha

Omaha drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Nebraska auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinflated tires.It's hard for many Omaha drivers to tell when ... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Omaha

Do you like to shop for shoes in Omaha?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes at the same price?Is the warranty important when buyin... Read More

Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Omaha conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire w... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

A lot of us Omaha drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Nebraska motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in t... Read More

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