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The Tuffy Papillion Guide to Custom Wheels

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 Papilllion drivers have bought a set of wheels that caught their... Read More

Tuffy Papillion Advice on Buying New Tires

Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Papilllion driver's style, habits and driving conditions.Tires are designed for high-performance in winter or summer and even come in a long-wearing variety for all Nebraska seasons.Papilllion off-roaders should be excited about th... Read More

Why a Trip Inspection Is a Good Idea

At Tuffy Papillion we get a lot of Papilllion drivers asking about vehicle trip preparation. That's a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas around Nebraska, so it's important to know that the vehicle is up to the task and won't leave you ... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Hey Papilllion area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Nebraska streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Papilllion area, there are safety concerns that go beyond meeting minimum replacement mandates.Two-thirty-se... Read More

Are Modern Vehicles Maintenance Free?

In our auto video today we'll be talking with Alan Peterson about myths surrounding automotive maintenance. You can lump these myths into the statement that "modern vehicles are so reliable, they are virtually maintenance free."Any good myth has some elements of truth. No offense to Papil... Read More

Combustion Choreography: Timing Belt Replacement at Tuffy Papillion in Papilllion

Have you ever seen a ballet performance? Have you wondered how all of those dancers manage to travel all over the stage jumping and twirling and never crash into each other? That's the job of a choreographer.Our auto engines are also highly choreographed. Pistons travel up and down inside cylinde... Read More

Service Center Standard and Procedures

All Nebraska pilots have checklists for every aspect of flying. They always use their checklists even if they only have two steps on them. They do this simply because a checklist is a great way to not forget steps. It is also how they can assure a predictable outcome. That is why Papilll... Read More

Busted: The Maintenance-Free Myth in Papilllion

There's a segment of the Papilllion area population that's not committed to proper vehicle maintenance. Now, the ignition system in your vehicle is electronic and controlled by the engine management computer. Spark plugs rarely get fouled and will last for as much as 100,000 miles (160,0... Read More

Papilllion Customer Detective Work

One might say the most challenging part of being an automotive service technician at Tuffy Papillion in Papilllion is diagnosing a problem before it can be fixed.Cars in Nebraska are made up of a bunch of complex systems. There usually could be a number of reasons for any given symptom. So, it's ... Read More

Gas Savings in Papilllion: Sharpen Your Pencil

High gas prices in Papilllion increase the cost of living for Nebraska drivers. You've probably budgeted a certain amount for vehicle related expenses. Increased fuel costs now consume a larger portion of our incomes, causing some Papilllion vehicle owners to skimp in other areas – like s... Read More

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