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Winter Tires

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 Portage driver's perception dates back to when 8-track was the best way to listen to the Bee Gees.Twenty years ago in Michigan, winter tires differed from highway tires only in the... Read More

Tire Replacement: What Portage Drivers Need to Know

Your browser does not support the video tag. Looking at getting some new tires? Maybe the real reason for wanting those off-highway tires is that they look cool. Well there's nothing wrong with that. If you make sure that you've got your functional needs covered with your selection, then... Read More

Upsizing Wheels and Tires With Tuffy Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. Many Portage drivers want to accessorize their vehicle - you know, make it theirs. One of the easiest ways to get a custom look is to get some new wheels. There are thousands of wheel designs at Portage area tire shops to get you the look you ... Read More

Why Wheel Balancing and Tire Rotation Save You Money on Tires

Your browser does not support the video tag. Portage 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... Read More

Getting the Right Tires and Wheels in Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. A lot of people get custom wheels in Portage. 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.... Read More

Wheel Balancing at Tuffy Portage

Your browser does not support the video tag. So you love your job, and your family life is great. Congratulations! You have achieved balance. But can you say the same for your wheels? Portage drivers can tell if their tires are out of balance by vibrations at higher speeds on Michigan ro... Read More

Selecting New Tires and Wheels

Your browser does not support the video tag. Some of us Portage drivers just love tires. All those little rubber hairs on new tires and the smell is wonderful. We live in a great time for tires. No matter how you drive around Michigan, where you want to go or the look you're after; there ... Read More

Tuffy Portage 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 Portage 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.Portag... Read More

The Tuffy Portage Guide to Tire Specs

Your browser does not support the video tag. You know you need new tires, but you're not sure what type. You look at a tire to get the size: 225, 50, R, 16, 92, H. All the way to the Portage service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiti... Read More

Buying the Right Tires and Wheels in Portage, Michigan

Your browser does not support the video tag. Everyone in Portage, Michigan eventually replaces their tires, whether it's because they're worn out or they're just looking for something different. There are so many great tire choices in Portage, it can be difficult to sort them out. Let's ... Read More

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