Fuel Saving Tip: Auto Myths Around Chicago

May 31, 2017

With high fuel prices in Chicago, Illinois, comes lots of gas saving advice. Some of it, like what you hear on is great. When you get one of those e-mails that's going around telling you how to save gas, try to think it through.Does it really make sense? Does it defy the laws of physics?Do som... More

Upgrade Shocks for Better Handling in Chicago

May 22, 2017

Many Chicago drivers probably don't think of their shock absorbers as an important safety system; but that's just what shocks and struts are. They're all about ride control keeping your vehicle tires in contact with the road and managing body motion.Every time you hit a bump or pothole on a Chi... More

Another Couple of Years: Making Your Vehicle Last With Help From Tuffy Chicago (Diversey Pkwy)

May 15, 2017

A while back, the Cash for Clunkers program was all over the Illinois news. Chicago people could trade in their old vehicle for a new one that got better gas mileage and receive a government rebate. A lot of Chicago motorists had so-called clunkers that they wanted to keep. They're good commuter... More

Tire Tread Depth for Chicago, Illinois Drivers

May 8, 2017

Driving on bald tires is like playing roulette. Though you may be fine today, eventually your luck is going to run out.The Feds don't have any laws for tread depth, but 42 of the states, and all of Canada, do have regulations. They consider 2/32 of an inch to be the minimum legal tread depth. Tw... More