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Lift and Leveling Kits in West Palm Beach, FL and Jensen Beach, FL

December 12th, 2014
Truck Accessories in FloridaGot a truck or SUV that you want to take off road? You’re going to need some ground clearance, and that’s exactly what we can set up for you at St Lucie Battery & Tire! There’s a lot more to a suspension lift kit, though than just laying down the money for the parts, dropping off your truck at the corner garage and hoping for the best. Installing a lift kit is a pretty tough job, which requires some technical knowledge and attention to the truck’s components. An improperly installed lift kit can result in premature wear due to disruption in driveline angles, and a squirrelly feeling truck that will never drive or handle properly on pavement. Things like driveshaft length, steering geometry, length of brake lines, gear ratios and suspension geometry all come ...[more]
  Posted in: Auto Repair 101

Driver Benefits of Oil Changes

November 18th, 2014

oil change okeechobee fl vero beach flPrepare for impending seasonal weather with St. Lucie Battery and Tire in the Okeechobee, FL and Vero Beach, FL areas at two convenient locations for prompt auto repair! Knowledgeable technicians of St. Lucie Battery and Tire are thrilled to assist customers improve vehicle operations and safety for potentially hazardous driving conditions this winter. Begin seasonal preparations with routine auto repair, including one maintenance trick with hidden benefits many motorists might not realize: oil changes. Consider these unquestionable advantages when making arrangements for winter weather and dangerous travel circumstances.

Reduce Build-Up: Used oil gradually builds up certain amounts of dirt and debr ...[more]

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October Specialty Tire Spotlight: Alliance Turf 322

October 10th, 2014
Alliance Turf 322 St. Lucie, FLTurf maintenance machines need a tire that’s gentle on grass surfaces, and the Alliance Turf 322 fits that description perfectly. Its tread pattern offers traction, long tread life and a large contact patch along with low, uniform ground pressure. The Alliance Turf 322’s unique shoulder pattern minimizes damage to turf, even on hills or during sharp turns, and its big footprint disperses the equipment’s weight and keeps it from sinking in on soft or wet surfaces. Turf machines don’t spend their entire life on grass, of course, and the tread pattern of the Alliance Turf 322 provides safe and smooth operation on hard surfaces as well. 
 
Low soil and grass compaction, long wear and safe operation…that’s ...[more]
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  Posted in: Tires 101

What Happens To My Old Oil After an Oil Change?

September 29th, 2014
oil changes west palm beach flUsed motor oil is some nasty stuff. It’s smelly and dirty, and so hazardous to the environment that a single gallon of motor oil that makes its way to the water supply can pollute a million gallons of water. 
 
At St. Lucie Battery & Tire in Fort Pierce, FL, we’re committed to doing the right thing with waste motor oil, and we thought you might like to know what happens with the stuff after it’s drained from your car’s crankcase. Used oil is contaminated with particles of carbon and metal, as well as chemical by-products from the combustion process. Much of waste motor oil is actually re-refined so that it can be used as a lubricating oil again. 
 
In re-refining, ...[more]
  Tags: auto repair, oil change
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Auto Repair and Tire Safety Tips to Travel the Road Ahead

August 15th, 2014

tires auto repair west palm beachWhen considering the safety of your vehicle, what features first come to mind? Perhaps airbags, or seatbelts, but what about tires? Easily overlooked, tires are undoubtedly one of the most important safety features of any vehicle. No matter where the road may lead, furnishing your vehicle with proper tires to combat any weather condition and driving situation is imperative to vehicle safety. Whether you are coming to an abrupt stop, driving through a light drizzle, or going home on the afternoon commute, having correctly maintained tires could prevent a tire or tread related accident.

Technicians of St. Lucie Battery and Tire understand the importance of servicing tires and maintaining road ready auto repair. The store manager of S ...[more]

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Services to Sustain Fleet and Commercial Vehicles

August 1st, 2014

fleet services flordiaStriving each day to supply their customers with comprehensive auto repair and tire services, St. Lucie Battery and Tire’s service inventory would be incomplete without commercial and fleet services. Upholding proper vehicle conditions is imperative to travel and business operations, thus ensuring all commercial or fleet services are current is necessary to both company success and responsibility fulfillment. Recognizing this importance, St. Lucie Battery and Tire is dedicated to guaranteeing commercial and fleet services are completed promptly with efficiency to keep vehicles on the road.

Constantly keeping an eye towards the future, St. Lucie Battery an ...[more]

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Prepare for Back-to-School with Auto Repair

July 16th, 2014

auto repair stuart flEnsuring the safety of students and their parents is a top priority of St. Lucie Battery and Tire in Stuart, FL. Gradually watching as summer fades away, vehicle owners should look onward to scheduled auto repair and tire upkeep to maintain their vehicle at top condition. Serving as Store Manager for St. Lucie Battery and Tire at the Stuart, FL location, Roy Livingston takes pride in offering unparalleled customer service and auto repair. In efforts to prepare for back-to-school travel and future winter weather conditions consider the following auto repair tips.

Procuring reliable vehicle conditions involves both planning and continuous maintenance by drivers, often encompassing a variety of auto repairs easily forgotten or overlooked. Determined to pro ...[more]

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Common Summer Auto Repairs

June 24th, 2014

auto repair st lucie battery and tireby: 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]

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Vacation Auto Repair Tips

June 17th, 2014

auto repair suart fkby: Hank Smith

 

Whether you are traveling across the states or simply running errands around town this summer, it is important to keep auto repair a top priority. Vehicles are easily strained by the summer heat and can quickly fall into disrepair without the correct maintenance and auto repair. Consult St. Lucie Battery and Tire in Stuart, FL to ensure your vehicle is ready to travel these long summer days. Begin with one of the most important safety features to any vehicle - the tires. Keeping well-maintained auto repair and tires will be a combination to keep yo ...[more]

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Tire Safety to Travel the Road Ahead

June 10th, 2014

auto repair tires west palm beach flBy: Hank Smith

Many different components and auto repairs go into keeping a vehicle safe and road ready. Scheduling regular oil changes, checking belts, and ensuring filters are clear is only the beginning of the long list vehicle owners tackle multiple times a year with their vehicle. Amidst all these auto repairs it can be easy to forget one of the most important safety features of any vehicle - the tires. Using these helpful hints and the expert service on any technician of St. Lucie Battery and Tire in the West Palm Beach, FL area, vehicle owners can easily keep their vehicle road ready for whatever life brings. 
 
Providing the best tires and auto repair in West Palm Beach, ...[more]
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