Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in ROUND ROCK?

March 30, 2022

There is a clear and vocal demand in ROUND ROCK and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the TX market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on ROUND ROCK area roads today, and many more being develo... More

How Far We've Come (Newer Vehicle Technology)

March 20, 2022

Automotive design has come a long way since the days of the Model T, especially when it comes to safety technology. You can thank computers for a lot of the latest innovations. Here are a few that have been making their mark in recent years. Adaptive cruise control. This is cruise control with... More

Protecting Your Vehicle from Theft in Round Rock, Texas

September 6, 2020

Every car in Round Rock, Texas, is at risk for theft. So it's up to us to make our cars a less appealing target and more of a challenge hopefully sending potential thieves to look elsewhere.The National Insurance Crime Bureau recommends a layered approach to protecting vehicles: Common sense Vi... More

What Is a Differential and Do You Have One?

December 1, 2019

With front-wheel drive being so common these days in Round Rock, Texas, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Round Rock drivers don't even have to think about it. And rear-wheel drive differentials don't need to be serviced for years, so it's understandab... More

Time for Differential Service at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock?

September 22, 2019

Hello Round Rock - let's talk differentials. If you have a rear-wheel drive vehicle, your differential is on the back axle. With front-wheel drive cars, the differential is up front. All-wheel drive and 4-wheel drive vehicles have three differentials - front, rear and in the middle. So you see, ... More

For 4x4s (Maintenance of 4x4 Vehicles)

March 10, 2019

Some people love 4x4 vehicles, the true 4-wheel drive works of engineering like Jeeps and 4x4 pickups that allow you to seemingly go anywhere on the planet. You can climb up a 40-degree rock trail with some planning and skill (always careful to protect the environment, of course), or you can get ... More

Drive Train Service in Round Rock at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock

January 7, 2019

The drive train in your vehicle includes all the components that transfer power from the transmission to the wheels. Those components differ depending on what type of vehicle you drive, namely, front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive or four-wheel drive. The preventive maintenance y... More

Vive la Differential at Tuffy Tire & Auto Service Center Round Rock in Round Rock

May 31, 2018

There are a lot of drivers in Round Rock who are due for a differential service, but had never heard of a differential before. With front-wheel drive being so common in Texas these days, the differential is just taken care of during a transmission service, so most Round Rock folks don't even hav... More

Are There Blind Spots in Round Rock?

September 29, 2017

All Round Rock drivers have blind spots and no, I'm not talking about the fact that you really don't sing like Adele. I mean the areas of the road that you can't see when you're driving around Round Rock.First let's talk about our own blinds spots, and then we can talk about others...To begin, ... More

Differential Service in Round Rock, Texas - What You Need to Know

April 11, 2017

Scratching your head? Don't worry, if you don't know what a differential is you will in a moment. That fact is that if you drive a car anywhere in Round Rock, Texas, you have a differential. Whether your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, you have a differential... More