Fuel Saving Tip: Tire Pressure Saves Fuel in Pelham

September 12, 2021

Underinflated tires waste gas for lots of folks in the Pelham area. Think how hard it is to walk in sand you just have to work harder because of the resistance. When your tires don't have enough air in them, their rolling resistance is dramatically increased and it simply takes more gas to get f... More

The Tuffy Pelham Guide to Custom Wheels

June 27, 2021

If you're interested in customizing the wheels and tires on your vehicle, there are a few things you should know first.Most importantly, the wheels you buy need to fit your vehicle. Not all wheels are created equal. Too many Pelham drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their eye, then,... More

Picking the Right Tires in Pelham

May 30, 2021

Shopping for tires in Pelham 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 in Pelham are looking for maximum summertime performanc... More

Winter Tires

August 9, 2020

What type of technology do you use? Do you prefer an 8-track tape or an iPod? When it comes to winter tires, much of Pelham driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Alabama, winter tires differed from highway tires only in their... More

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

July 19, 2020

Most Pelham 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 take our vehicles in for preventive maintenance, the techni... More

Pelham Tire Repair

June 21, 2020

Most Pelham 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 Pelham drivers it also has a financial impact. With high Alabama gas prices, we've all heard about the importa... More

Under Pressure in Pelham: TPMS

June 7, 2020

Have you noticed an increase in price when you get a flat tire fixed in Pelham, or have your tires rotated? It might be the result of your TPMS, or Tire Pressure Monitoring System.The federal government began requiring a TPMS system on 2008 model year passenger vehicles and light trucks. Some 20... More

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

December 29, 2019

When Pelham 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.If... More

Saving Lives in Pelham with Tire Pressure

October 11, 2019

All new passenger vehicles on our Pelham, Alabama, roads now have tire pressure monitoring systems TPMS for short. They are designed to alert you if your tires are underinflated. Since they are fairly new, a lot of people have questions about them.First off, the most important thing is that you ... More