Maintaining Your Diesel in Omaha

January 30, 2022

Diesel engines have been used extensively in Europe and Asia for many years. They haven't been as common in the Omaha area because of the high sulfur content in our diesel fuel. But the government is now mandating lower sulfur content and, as a result, we are going to see more Omaha diesel-fuele... More

Let Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) Help You Keep Your Vehicle Another Couple of Years

January 23, 2022

Omaha area residents may remember when the U.S. government's Cash for Clunkers program made a splash on the news scene. People were offered incentives to trade in old vehicles for new, in the interest of better and improved air quality from reduced emissions.But a lot of Omaha drivers want to han... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St): Wiper Blades ? Signs of Wear

January 16, 2022

90% of our driving decisions are based on vision. Anything that impedes your vision can affect your driving safety including a dirty windshield. In that sense, your wiper blades are an important safety system. Most Omaha drivers will wait until their wipers have failed before they replace them. ... More

The Neglected Windshield (Windshield Care)

January 9, 2022

You look at it every day, yet you don't really see it. We're talking about your vehicle's windshield, and if you're not seeing it at all, that's probably a good sign. The fact is that unless our windshields get fogged up, hazy or cracked, we don't pay all that much attention to them. Consideri... More

Serpentine Belt Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

January 2, 2022

Most Omaha folks occasionally have days when they've got a bunch of errands to run. Yesterday was my day off and I needed to fill the gas tank, pick up some groceries at my Omaha market, swing by the ATM and get the kids from school. I could have made four trips . . . but that would have been to... More

Singing a Different Tune (Up) (Tune Ups)

January 1, 2022

Engines required a lot more maintenance in earlier times. You'd have to have your spark plugs, wires, rotors, caps, distributor points, fuel and air filters changed periodically. There were mechanical adjustments of a vehicle's timing, dwell, spark gap and idle mixture, too. Unless you like to ... More