Why A Trip Inspection Is A Good Idea

February 28, 2014

At Tuffy Mentor we get a lot of Mentor motorists asking about car trip preparation. Thats a big deal. You could be driving through mountains and deserts in some pretty lonely areas outside of Mentor so it's important to know that the car is up to the task and wont leave you stranded.... More

How Many Miles Are On Your Car?

February 22, 2014

Nowadays, Mentor drivers are paying more at Cleveland gas pumps. For some families in the greater Cleveland area, it adds up to several hundred dollars every month. Thats got to come out of the budget somewhere. This is one of the reasons many Ohio auto owners are putting off buying ... More

The Tuffy Mentor Guide To Tire Specs

February 15, 2014

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 Mentor service center you keep repeating it over and over. You even say it over in your mind while waiting in line. Then you get to the counter a... More

Hitting The Brakes In Chardon

February 11, 2014

Hello Mentor, let's talk about brakes. Braking, as all Ohio motorists know, is slowing or stopping your vehicle. As you can imagine, brakes are engineered to work well on a particular vehicle application. For example, you would expect more powerful brakes on a heavy-duty pickup that... More