Helping Amherst Drivers Get the Right Tires

September 22, 2021

Every Amherst 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 en... More

Saving Lives in Amherst with Tire Pressure

September 21, 2021

All new passenger vehicles on our Amherst, Ohio, 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 you st... More

Tire Tread Depth for Amherst, Ohio Drivers

September 20, 2021

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

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Amherst: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

July 25, 2021

Repair or Replace? Thats a question Amherst drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the should... More