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Tire Maintenance in Sturgis

Your browser does not support the video tag. With the recent focus in the Sturgis area on improving fuel economy, we've been told how important it is to maintain our tire pressure.Sturgis drivers know that tires wear out, but we want to make them last as long as possible because they're ... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Hey Sturgis area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Michigan streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Sturgis area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting mi... Read More

How Much is Enough for Sturgis Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Sturgis drivers know that tires wear out and that the wear has to do with tread depth. Most of us have heard that “bald” tires are dangerous, but most of us picture a tire with no tread at all when we think of a bald tire. And when we tak... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Tire Replacement Overview

Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Sturgis drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm) of... Read More

Shake It up in Sturgis!: 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

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Sturgis: Where Should New Tires Be Placed

When Sturgis drivers need to replace tires, they need to know how many they should get and on which axle they should be placed. Replacing a damaged tire may leave you with three others with significant wear, which could affect your traction control, stability control and anti-lock brake systems.I... Read More

Tire Tread Depth for Sturgis, Michigan 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

Picking the Right Tires in Sturgis

Your browser does not support the video tag. Shopping for tires in Sturgis 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 i... Read More

Sturgis Tire Repair

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Sturgis residents have experienced a flat tire. You know it's inconvenient and a pain. Our tires are important. Keeping them in good working order isn't just a big safety issue for Sturgis drivers – it also has a financial impact. With hi... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Sturgis

Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Sturgis drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Sturgis area tire shops to get you the look you ... Read More

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