Nighttime Visibility In Grand Rapids

August 30, 2014

There are a number of factors that contribute to the high nighttime accident rate in the greater Grand Rapids area, things like drowsy driving and a higher rate of impaired driving. Without a doubt, visibility is a major contributor. Let's focus on visibility It's said that 90 percen... More

Drive Train - What You Need to Know In Grand Rapids

August 26, 2014

One Grand Rapids automotive service issue that doesn't get much attention is driveline service. Drivelines don't get talked about very much around Grand Rapids, but they're very important. First let's define what the driveline is: Taking a small step back, the power plant is comprise... More

Automobile Fluids For Your SUV

August 20, 2014

If you've walked through the automotive fluids of an auto parts store in Grand Rapids, you'll know how overwhelming the sheer number of products available can be. How do you know what's right for your vehicle? As you know, these fluids all serve a function in making your car run as ... More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

August 16, 2014

Hey Grand Rapids, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Michigan streets? How can you tell on your SUV? While there may be legal requirements for the Grand Rapids area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates. 2/32 is the depth o... More

Water Pump

August 12, 2014

Your cooling system is very important. It circulates coolant through the radiator and your engine to protect your car from overheating. There are five main components to the cooling system: the radiator the radiator cap the hoses the thermostat and the water pump The co... More

The Tuffy Grand Rapids Guide to Saving Fuel: Car Weight

August 5, 2014

The team at Tuffy Grand Rapids in Grand Rapids and Michigan car owners are all talking gas mileage right now. Better gas mileage. Fewer emissions. Grand Rapids auto owners want to save the environment and their pocketbooks. And we all knowor should knowthat preventive maintenance w... More