Whether we're trying to save money, save gas or save the environment, most of us Lockport drivers have an interest in decreasing fuel consumption. We've all heard about ways to save money on gas in Illinois, but does it really add up to much? How much can we boost our fuel economy through prevent...
Posted in Fuel Economy
on October 30, 2017
When Lockport drivers think about preventive maintenance, what usually comes to mind is oil, fluids and brakes. We don't generally think about our shocks or struts, but these auto parts keep our tires on the road.Lockport drivers don't think about shocks as often as oil changes because sh...
Posted in Shocks & Struts
on October 24, 2017
The team at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Lockport in Lockport, and Illinois car owners are all talking right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Lockport drivers want to save the environment and their pocketbooks.And we all know—or should know—that preventive maintenance will he...
Posted in Fuel System
on October 15, 2017
Have you ever driven a vehicle without power steering? If you have, then you probably appreciate how much easier it is to drive today's modern vehicles. Before power steering, all of the force to turn a vehicle had to come from the driver's arms. That's why old cars had such large steering wheels...
Posted in Steering
on October 08, 2017
Shopping for tires in Lockport 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 Lockport are looking for maximum summertime...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on October 03, 2017