The Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort Guide to Custom Wheels

May 29, 2016

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Frankfort drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, th... More

Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort: Viva la Difference

May 25, 2016

Every vehicle on Illinois roads has a differential, and it is important to the proper operation of the vehicle. But most Frankfort residents don't have a clue what it is.The differential compensates for differing wheel speeds. For example, when you turn, the inside tire on the turn travels a mu... More

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Frankfort in Frankfort

May 15, 2016

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gea... More

Stay Safe in Frankfort by Putting Your Cell Phone on ICE

May 9, 2016

We don't want to think about it, but each Frankfort resident who drives or rides in a vehicle is potentially an accident victim. In the worst-case scenario, those people are unconscious and unable to communicate with Illinois rescue workers. Rescue workers and Frankfort police are well aware of t... More

Keeping Your Car Young in Frankfort

May 2, 2016

As Frankfort consumers, we live in a disposable society. It's amazing all the stuff we throw away.New stuff comes out so fast in Illinois, and much of it is fairly cheap, so we just toss the old and move on. It seems like when we were kids our parents were real sticklers about taking care of our ... More