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Papilllion Safety Systems: Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Flats, blow outs, skids and longer stopping distances can all be the result of driving around Papilllion on underinflated tires. Admittedly, it's hard to tell when a radial tire is underinflated. If your vehicle manufacturer recommends 35 pounds of pressure, your vehicle tires are considered sig... Read More

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

When Papilllion 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 system... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Papillion

A lot of us Papilllion drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Nebraska motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in tho... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Papilllion

A lot of people get custom wheels in Papilllion. 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 Papill... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Papilllion drivers want their tires to last as long as possible. Two ways to extend tire life are wheel balancing and tire rotation.When wheels are out of balance, they wobble and vibrate. That makes the tires wear in a cupping pattern. If a front wheel is out of balance you'll feel it in the ste... Read More

Keep Your Tires Well Rounded in Papilllion: Tire Rotation and Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Papillion

Taking care of our tires is part of vehicle care for Papilllion drivers. We know they have to be replaced when they wear out, but tires also require some preventive maintenance. This maintenance will improve and extend the life of the tires, so it's well worth the effort and expense for Papillli... Read More

Getting New Tires in Papilllion?

There are so many tire choices in the Papilllion area that selecting the right one can be a bit overwhelming for drivers. And even though it's kind of fun to have new tires on your vehicle, they're a significant investment for most Papilllion area folks so you want do it right.Tip: talk with your... Read More

Custom Wheels and Tires for Your Papilllion Ride

It seems like everywhere you go in the Papilllion area you see custom wheels. Big trucks, little cars, mini-vans - it doesn't matter - are expressing themselves with custom wheels. Some Nebraska auto owners want smaller tires and wh... Read More

Tuffy Papillion Tire Safety: Washington vs. Lincoln

Welcome to the Tuffy Papillion automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Papilllion conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water ... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Papillion: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? That’s a question Papilllion drivers ask when they have tire damage. Some punctures cannot be repaired because of their size or location. Punctures larger than a quarter of an inch (6.4 mm) are considered too large to be safely repaired. Punctures in the sidewall or near the sh... Read More

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