How to Get Better Gas Mileage in Grand Rapids

August 29, 2016

There is no escaping it: things work better when you take care of them. Something most of us in Grand Rapids can relate to is our computers. You've probably noticed how they get slower and slower over time. It takes longer to start up and programs take forever to load. Eventually, many of us jus... More

Tracking True in Grand Rapids: Wheel Alignment

August 23, 2016

At Tuffy Grand Rapids, we occasionally see severe tire damage that could have been prevented with proper wheel alignment. During a Tuffy Grand Rapids alignment service, your vehicle is put on an alignment rack where the tires, steering and suspension parts are inspected for problems. Then the al... More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Grand Rapids

August 14, 2016

Anyone who drives a car in Grand Rapids knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine!... More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Grand Rapids

August 7, 2016

A lot of people get custom wheels in Grand Rapids. When you do this yourself (over the internet . . .) you could run into trouble if you're not careful. Sometimes, once they're mounted, they just don't fit right. The tires rub in turns or on bumps. You don't want that. Consulting your Tuffy Gran... More

When Do My Shocks Need to Be Replaced?

August 1, 2016

A good suspension system gives a vehicle a smooth, even ride while providing Grand Rapids drivers with good handling and control. But like any system on your vehicle, parts of the suspension system can wear out, leading to a lower ride quality and safety concerns. So it's a good idea for drivers... More