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The Tuffy Yorkville Guide to Tire Specs

Video: You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Yorkville service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter and the man... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Yorkville: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Video: Repair or Replace? That’s a question Yorkville drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the sho... Read More

Yorkville, Illinois Winter Prep Service for Your Auto

Video: When winter approaches in Illinois , Yorkville residents break out the sweaters, coats, boots and mittens. We want to be ready for Illinois winter conditions. Your vehicle needs to be ready for winter as well. The last thing Yorkville residents want is to get stranded out in the cold. You need y... Read More

Getting New Tires in Yorkville?

Video: There are so many tire choices in the Yorkville area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Yorkville area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your f... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Yorkville

Video: Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Yorkville 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 is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to ... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Yorkville in Yorkville

Video: Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Yorkville drivers know that it's not just graffiti, but to most of us, it might as well be. Would you like to know what all those codes on your tire mean? It won't lead you to buried treasure, but... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Yorkville

Video: Do you like to shop for shoes in Yorkville?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 buying t... Read More

Under Pressure in Yorkville: TPMS

Video: Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Yorkville, 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... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Yorkville

Video: A lot of people get custom wheels in Yorkville. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy Yorkvil... Read More

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

Video: Taking care of our tires is part of car care for Yorkville 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 Yorkville dri... Read More

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