Winter Tires

June 30, 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 Gahanna driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Ohio, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their t... More

Under Pressure in Gahanna: TPMS

June 13, 2021

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Gahanna, 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 2... More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Gahanna

November 29, 2020

Do you like to shop for shoes in Gahanna?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 tir... More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Gahanna Ride

June 14, 2020

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

Tire Tread Depth for Gahanna, Ohio Drivers

April 12, 2020

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Gahanna

March 15, 2020

A lot of people get custom wheels in Gahanna. 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 Tire & Au... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

May 26, 2019

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

By the Numbers: Tire Replacement at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Gahanna in Gahanna

May 5, 2019

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

Getting New Tires in Gahanna?

February 3, 2019

There are so many tire choices in the Gahanna 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 Gahanna area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your frien... More

Shake It up in Gahanna!: Why Wheel Balancing

October 28, 2018

Our vehicles are not massage chairs. While we may enjoy a good vibration in an overstuffed recliner, we generally want as smooth a ride as possible in our vehicles. One way to achieve this is to keep a vehicle's wheels in balance. When a tire is mounted onto a wheel, it is usually out of balance... More