St Lucie Battery & Tire makes Top 100 Nationals List

December 6th, 2013

by: Hank Smith

 

 

Akron, Ohio: Tire Business Magazine, the United States  foremost industry resource data house has released its top retail dealership rankings for 2013 (as of Sept 2013).

St Lucie & Battery & Tire of Fort Pierce Florida has made the top 100 list in the category of “Largest In ...[more]

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Then and Now: Auto Repair and Maintenance

October 17th, 2013
auto repair St. Lucie Battery and TireIt’s not unusual to find people who think of their 60s- or 70s-era cars as being superior to today’s products, but that’s debatable at best. For instance, amenities like air conditioning, power windows, power locks and power mirrors were expensive “luxury” options 50 years ago, but today it’s unusual to see even a base-model car that doesn’t have them. And cars are certainly safer than ever, with antilock brakes, traction control, vehicle stability control, airbags, crumple zones and seatbelts protecting drivers and passengers far better than 60s-era cars ever could. 
 
Today’s cars also require a lot less maintenance. Here are some examples:& ...[more]
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October Commercial Tire Spotlight: BF Goodrich Touring T/A

October 10th, 2013
BF Goodrich Touring St Lucie, FLDesigned for sedans and minivans, the BF Goodrich Touring T/A offers the best of both worlds…grand touring ride comfort and low noise, along with responsive and sporty steering and handling. The Touring T/A from BF Goodrich uses g-Grip™ interlocking sipe technology and an all-season tread pattern to resist hydroplaning and offer great year-round traction. Deep, wide circumferential tread grooves are designed for excellent road manners and straight-line stability on the highway. Rigid shoulder blocks help with crisp steering response and cornering, along with BF Goodrich’s g-Wedge™ sidewall stabilizer. 
 
Internally, the Touring T/A is built with BF Goodrich’s ETEC (Eq ...[more]
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September Specialty Tire Spotlight: Galaxy Constellation R-4

September 20th, 2013
Galaxy Constellation R-4 in West Palm Beach, FLBackhoes need a different design of tire from ag tractors or other construction and industrial equipment. Galaxy’s Constellation R-4 is designed and perfectly suited for backhoe service, with heavy nylon construction and a special tread formulation that’s designed for off-road, industrial and building site use. The cleat tread of the Constellation R-4 efficiently ejects mud, stones, and debris with every revolution, ensuring traction and strong pulling power. 
 
Rough job sites are no problem for the Galaxy Constellation R-4. Its tough tread compound resists cuts, punctures, and gouges, and it’ designed with Super Sidewall protection to ensure the integrit ...[more]
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Help! My Check Engine Light is On!

August 30th, 2013

auto repair in Vero Beach, FL

The check engine light on your car’s dashboard is illuminated and won’t go off? Don’t panic! This is a common item for auto repair in Vero Beach, FL. 
 
Your car’s engine and drivetrain rely on a chain of sensors and switches that monitor and govern engine system functions. These functions include: 
  • Fuel Metering
  • Timing
  • Emissions
  • Transmission Shif ...[more]
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Prolonging the Life of Your Tires

July 31st, 2013

by: Hank Smith

 

A good quality set of tires should be an investment that will last you up to five years with regular use. In order to make the most of the life of your tires, there are simple maintenance steps you can take, as well as precautions to ensure they last as long as possible.

Tires in FL

 
  • Inspect your tires. Frequent visual checks of your tires can be the first step in preventing premature wear or damage that can bec

    ome irreparable. Look for debr ...[more]

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Tips for Safe Summer Driving

July 15th, 2013

Summer Driving in FLby: Hank Smith

 

Summer driving brings about road trips, family vacations, and trips to the beach. For most drivers, the worries of weather and road hazards are many months away, and motorists hit the road in large numbers. Even though summer driving may not present as many challenges as other times of the year, there are many important safety tips and maintenance tips to keep in mind to have the safest, worry free summer:

1. Road Construction- Summertime means orange cones and areas of road construction for many drivers. Be aware of road construction signs, precautions, and speed limit cha ...[more]

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Giving Back to Our Community

June 1st, 2013

Giving Back To Our Community 
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Website Launch Announcement: St. Lucie Battery and Tire Launches New Site

March 31st, 2013

We are excited to announce the launch of our new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation and more focus on what the customer needs.

The new site offers inventory listings with pictures and specs. You can search a variety of ways including by vehicle and size.

With the addition of our blog, we are able to help inform and educate our customers on important tire and service information.

We invite you to visit our new website today.

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