Maintaining Your Older Car in Omaha, Nebraska

October 28, 2018

The government mandates a lot of equipment on cars in Omaha, Nebraska: emission devices and control computers, safety equipment like airbags and crash worthiness requirements. All of this is great for the Omaha motoring public, but it does add quite a bit to the price of a new vehicle.Because new... More

How to Know When to Change Your Oil at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

October 21, 2018

Today in the Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) auto care blog, we're going to talk to Omaha drivers about oil change intervals. It seems that as engine technology advances, oil change intervals become longer for Tuffy Omaha (Wright St) customers. For example, recently four of the world's largest vehicle m... More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Omaha (Wright St): Serpentine Belt System Wear

October 7, 2018

The primary job of the serpentine belt for Omaha drivers is to provide important traction to spin the accessories. As the belt wears it loses some of its grip and the accessories may not spin at optimal speeds. For example, if your alternator doesnt spin fast enough, the battery will not complete... More

Winter Tires

October 4, 2018

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

A Cold Day in Omaha ? Air Conditioning Service at Tuffy Omaha (Wright St)

October 3, 2018

Most Omaha drivers worry about a breakdown or a tire blowout on a busy Nebraska highway, but don't worry too much about failure of their air conditioning system. A breakdown on the side of the road can be a miserable and dangerous affair during Omaha rush hour, but so can a long ride in a hot ve... More