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Introduction to Diesels for Loves Park , Illinois

Video: Something you're going to be hearing a lot about around Loves Park , Illinois , is diesel engines. We're not talking about semi-trucks and buses; we're talking about diesel engine cars, pick-ups and SUVs.Most people in Illinois are surprised to learn that around half the cars on the road in Eur... Read More

Go Big or Go Home: Upsize Your Wheels at Tuffy Rockford

Video: A lot of us Loves Park drivers like our vehicles to reflect our personalities. We're picky about color and body style. We'll customize anything from floor mats to window tints to license plates. One popular way for Illinois motorists to customize a vehicle is to get new wheels.Wheels come in t... Read More

Smooth Shifting in Loves Park , Illinois : Transmission Service

Video: So you have some exciting plans for the weekend. You're going to take some of your friends out on the boat for some water skiing. Of course, you've gotten the boat all ready. And you haven't forgotten about your tow vehicle. You've gassed it up and even vacuumed it out. However, there is somethi... Read More

Considering an Alternative Fuel Vehicle in Chicago ?

Video: There is a clear and vocal demand in Loves Park and nationally for a reduction in air pollution and our dependence on fossil fuels. This is what is driving the Illinois market for alternative fuel vehicles. There are a number of these vehicles on Loves Park area roads today, and many more bei... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Rockford: Making Your A/C System Last Longer

Video: Loves Park drivers know that if their air conditioning system isn’t making cool air like it used to, there is a problem. It may be as simple as adding more of the right kind of refrigerant.Your A/C requires special compressor oil, which circulates through the system along with the refrigerant, t... Read More

Hitting The Brakes In Rockford

Video: Hello Loves Park , let's talk about brakes. But the mechanical aspects of the brakes themselves are just one issue. There's also the power brake pump and brake fluid. And then there are the tires, which are critical to the effectiveness of the brakes.Let's step back. A new vehicle or truck rolls... Read More

Fuel Saving Tip: Alignment for Your Loves Park Vehicle

Video: Imagine you've left Loves Park and you're up in the arctic on a dog sled.Your dog team is pulling straight and true. You can cover a lot of ground quickly. Now imagine what would happen if one or two of the dogs wanted to go their own way and were pulling off to the side.That would slow you dow... Read More

Automotive Tips from Tuffy Rockford: Tire Replacement Overview

Video: Tires are an expensive purchase, so knowing when tires should be replaced is important for Loves Park drivers. Tires will just wear out with normal use. The depth of the tread on your tire determines how well it will stop, start and steer – especially in wet conditions. 4/32th of an inch (3.2 mm... Read More

Tuffy Rockford Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Video: Today's Tuffy Rockford post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Tuffy Rockford service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brake fluid is... Read More

Service to Improve Fuel Economy

Video: The price of gas in Illinois has got people in Loves Park talking. It seems that Loves Park folks who need a bigger vehicle to carry family and gear, or provide four wheel drive, are hit especially hard. That is why we thought it would be good to review some things that anyone can do to impro... Read More

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