Winter Tires

October 13, 2022

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 St. Johns driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Florida, winter tires differed from highway tires only in t... More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in St. Johns , Florida

October 6, 2022

Everyone in St. Johns , Florida eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in St. Johns , it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's group the broad spectrum into several categories... More

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Wheel Bearings

September 26, 2022

Why are wheel bearings for St. Johns vehicles important? It's simple: your wheel bearings keep the wheels on your vehicle. In today's Tuffy St. Johns post, we'll discuss more about wheel bearings and how you can make sure they can do their very job while you drive around St. Johns , Florida. Whe... More

Tuffy St. Johns Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

September 20, 2022

Welcome to the Tuffy St. Johns automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet St. Johns 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 will actua... More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

September 16, 2022

St. Johns 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 ste... More

Saving Lives in St. Johns with Tire Pressure

September 7, 2022

All new passenger vehicles on our St. Johns , Florida, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that ... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

September 5, 2022

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

Helping St. Johns Drivers Get the Right Tires

August 24, 2022

Every St. Johns vehicle owner has to purchase tires at some time or another, so it's a good idea to understand what the choices are. The best seasonal performance is achieved by purchasing tires to match the season you are driving in. Summer tires are designed for hot temperatures. The tread is... More

All About Your TPMS in St. Johns

August 21, 2022

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

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your St. Johns Ride

August 1, 2022

It seems like everywhere you go in the St. Johns area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Florida auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - some want larger - and some want them enormous. So where ... More