Summer is here and it's time to get your boat off the trailer and start enjoying the water. Before you start cutting a trough and making a wake, follow these simple tips from St. Lucie Battery and Tire to make sure your boat is seaworthy.
Check the battery type - Marine batteries are called deep cycle batteries and are designed specifically for low current output over long periods without completely discharging. This is important when you need to start up after sitting at anchor running your accessories. Make sure you have a marine battery in your boat. If you need a replacement St. Lucie Battery and Tire keeps most applications in stock.
Check battery condition - Off season storage can weaken your battery and allows plent ...[more]
by: Hank Smith
There are few things more freeing than taking a drive during the summer months. Whether you are cruising around town or going cross-country, there is something simplistically wonderful about the sun on your skin and wind in your hair. Despite our fun in the sun, summer heat can take a devastating toll on our vehicles. There are a few regular summer auto repairs to make yourself aware of before heading out on these warm summer drives.
Always pay attention to the running temperature of your vehicle, especially during the summ ...[more]