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Picking the Right Tires in Saginaw

Shopping for tires in Saginaw can be bewildering because there are many choices. Let's simplify. There are four main classifications of tires, each designed for different purposes.First off, there are summer tires. Those who buy summer tires in Saginaw are looking for maximum summertime performa... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Saginaw

When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. If you like having a closet full of shoes to match yo... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Saginaw drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the steeri... Read More

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Saginaw in Saginaw

Ever notice that your tire is covered with writing? It's like some hieroglyphic art form. Of course, Saginaw 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 i... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Saginaw

A lot of people get custom wheels in Saginaw. 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 Saginaw t... Read More

All About Your TPMS in Saginaw

Saginaw drivers know that underinflated tires wear out more quickly. Underinflation is also a major cause of tire failure for Michigan auto owners. More flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances are all results of underinf... Read More

Under Pressure in Saginaw: TPMS

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

The Tuffy Saginaw Guide to Tire Specs

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 Saginaw service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind w... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our American Fork area shoe stores?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 o... Read More

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