Your car might have an alignment problem if: it drifts or pulls to one side, your steering wheel is off center, you have uneven tire wear or your car doesn't feel like it handles right. When all of a vehicle's wheels are lined up exactly with each other, your wheels are in alignment. Running into...
Posted in Automotive News
on November 28, 2017
A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Michigan news. Portage people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate.A lot of Portage motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good c...
Posted in Maintenance
on November 19, 2017
Welcome to the Tuffy Portage automotive blog. Today, let's talk about the effect of tire wear. Let's focus on stopping in wet Portage conditions. In order for a tire to have good contact with the road, it has to move the water out of the way. If it can't move the water, the tire will act...
Posted in Tires and Wheels
on November 13, 2017
If you haven't shopped in the Portage area for a new vehicle recently, you're likely to experience some sticker shock. It seems everything is costing more these days. And when you consider the price of auto financing in Portage, and insurance, the idea of hanging on to your old vehicle for a few ...
Posted in Keys to a long lasting vehicle
on November 07, 2017