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Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Mount Pleasant

Your browser does not support the video tag. A lot of us Mount Pleasant drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to wind... Read More

Mount Pleasant Tire Repair

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant drivers – it also has a financial i... Read More

Below 45 Degrees in Mount Pleasant: Consider Winter Tires

Remember snow tires? They were basically just regular tires with big, knobby lugs to get them through deep snow. They were loud and rode hard, and Mount Pleasant drivers couldn't wait to get them off the car. Then along came television advertisements for “all-season” radials. Michigan drivers ra... Read More

When Are Your Tires Worn Out?

Your browser does not support the video tag.   Hey Mount Pleasant area drivers, are your tires worn out? What is the standard for our Michigan streets? How can you tell on your vehicle?While there may be legal requirements for the Mount Pleasant area, there are safety concerns that go bey... Read More

The Tuffy Mount Pleasant Guide to Custom Wheels

Your browser does not support the video tag. 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 Mount Pleasant dri... Read More

Tuffy Mount Pleasant Advice on Buying New Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Today's tires and wheels offer a lot of options for every Mount Pleasant 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 Michigan seasons... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Mount Pleasant: When to Replace a Damaged Tire

Repair or Replace? That’s a question Mount Pleasant 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 th... Read More

Tire Rotation and Balancing at Tuffy Mount Pleasant in Mount Pleasant

Your browser does not support the video tag. Tires do a lot of work for Mount Pleasant drivers. They transfer engine power and braking forces to the road; they handle steering control; and they cushion all those bumps and jolts while driving around Mount Pleasant. They also support the e... Read More

Beware of Cheap Tires in Mount Pleasant

Your browser does not support the video tag. Do you like to shop for shoes in Mount Pleasant?When buying a running shoe, is quality important?Does durability matter as long as the shoes look fabulous?Would you rather have one pair of long lasting shoes or two pairs of lower quality shoes... Read More

How Much is Enough for Mount Pleasant Auto Owners? Tire Tread Depth

Your browser does not support the video tag. Most Mount Pleasant 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... Read More

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