Beware of Cheap Tires in Elgin

December 28, 2016

Do you like to shop for shoes in Elgin?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 tires... More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Elgin: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Auto Service Center Elgin

December 18, 2016

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Elgin 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 Elgin drivers... More

Hitting The Brakes In Elgin

December 13, 2016

Hello Elgin, 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

Your Vehicle Is NOT Maintenance Free, Elgin Car Owners

December 6, 2016

A generation ago, Elgin drivers seemed to be more inclined to keep their vehicle's preventive maintenance on schedule. One reason for this may be that vehicles back then were a lot less reliable than they are today. Taking your vehicle in to your Elgin shop every year or two for repairs seemed t... More