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Shake It up in Plainfield!: Why Wheel Balancing

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 ... Read More

Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield Advice on Buying New Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Plainfield driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Illinois seasons.Pla... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Plainfield

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you like to shop for shoes in Plainfield?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 ... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Plainfield, Illinois Drivers

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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/... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Plainfield Ride

Your browser does not support the video tag.   It seems like everywhere you go in the Plainfield area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Illinois auto owners want smaller tires and wheels - som... Read More

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

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

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Your browser does not support the video tag. Some of us Plainfield drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Illinois, where you want to go or the look you're after; the... Read More

Treat Your Vehicle to Good Tires at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Plainfield

Your browser does not support the video tag. When we shop for shoes, most of us know that we can get two pairs of cheap shoes or one good pair for about the same price. And since the two cheap pairs wear out in about the same time as the good pair, there really is no difference in cost. ... Read More

Saving Lives in Plainfield with Tire Pressure

Your browser does not support the video tag. All new passenger vehicles on our Plainfield, Illinois roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems – TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are under inflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions ... Read More

The Fallacy of Cheap Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you ever shop for shoes in one of our Plainfield area shoe stores?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 pair of low... Read More

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