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Old 08-23-2012, 01:48 PM   #1
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Could be in market for electric deer lease ride soon. Leaning toward electric golf cart or good used UTV. Any ideas for adding corn feeder or back bed mods that allow for hauling gear or setting up as 2nd hunting chair?
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Old 08-23-2012, 02:47 PM   #2
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My cart has receiver hitches (front and back) that would allow for a road feeder on a hitch to be put in very easily. I have a winch (with electric plug-ins) on mine now you can switch from front to back.

For the rear seat....it flips down and turns into a hauler. I think that is pretty standard on most carts these days. Is that what you are talking about?
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:33 PM   #3
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I bought this cart with stock suspension, tires, and wires, it already had a 550 amp controller and an upgraded 5 hp motor. I upgraded to #2 wires and a heavy duty F/R switch. The old switch was getting so hot it was melting around the contacts, new switch made a big difference! I put on an all sport 6 in lift and tires. I have not found a hill that I was brave enough to try that the cart hasn't been able to cruse right on up! I checked my speed on flat paved road by GPS and have reached 30mph! I'm looking at a mod to make the roof where I can "lower it" then return it to normal height so I can get it and out of my enclosed trailer.

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I thought about leaving the stock tires on front for a few days just to cruse the neighborhood with a different look!
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:37 PM   #4
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Old 08-23-2012, 03:42 PM   #5
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:45 PM   #6
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i'd do this
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:47 PM   #7
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Whoa...where's the build pics for this?
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Old 08-23-2012, 08:47 PM   #8
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Following. I think I've decided to buy a used electric cart and trick it out.
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Old 08-23-2012, 09:34 PM   #9
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bassmatt where did you get the switch? I need to upgrade mine.
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Old 08-23-2012, 11:06 PM   #10
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And After a few upgrades. It was a fun project!
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:08 AM   #11
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Well, I don't have pictures but I put ghost flames in the paint and underglow on mine. My next simple easy project is either an air horn or the old school "aaahh-oooga" type horn. There was a horn in the classifieds section that I wanted to buy but cant find the thread.
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Old 08-24-2012, 07:40 AM   #12
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The only pic I have on this computer, with a little cull.
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Old 08-24-2012, 09:09 AM   #13
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Old 08-24-2012, 09:54 PM   #14
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Nice rides.
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:42 AM   #15
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Custom fabbed 5" lift (modified stock suspensoin to increase ground clearance)
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Custom front and rear racks and front bumper

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Old 08-25-2012, 09:18 PM   #16
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Old 08-26-2012, 08:22 AM   #17
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Getting some great ideas!
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Old 08-26-2012, 08:53 AM   #18
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Red, that's pretty sweet.

Can you tell is more about your build? How much did it run ya?
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:49 PM   #19
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Old 08-28-2012, 08:57 PM   #20
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My latest gear addition to the hunting locker.

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Old 08-28-2012, 09:46 PM   #21
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I will have to dig up some pictures of mine tomorrow. I love my cart......it has been a fun project and it is so queit. have drivun up on a feeder with a doe eating...got within 20 yards and she didn't spook.
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Old 08-28-2012, 10:03 PM   #22
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The only pic I have on this computer, with a little cull.
Where did you find the basket on the front, in front of the windshield? Build it?
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Old 08-28-2012, 10:16 PM   #23
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Thats kool Ben. U been hog hunting?
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:16 PM   #24
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Yeah brother. Up there this past weekend with Hogboy and DJM. Nothing killed but got some work done and had some fun. What's up with you?
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Old 08-30-2012, 12:35 PM   #25
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91 Marathon RSHV ( redneck stealth hunting vehicle) 400amp controller, 4ga wires, hd switch and solenoid, recent upgrade to 48 volts. 48 volts is the best!

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Old 08-30-2012, 12:38 PM   #26
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Anyone know why this pic is so big. Used to not post that way.
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:00 PM   #27
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Old 08-30-2012, 01:06 PM   #28
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Here is my sporting clays cart.
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Old 08-30-2012, 05:05 PM   #29
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2001 EZGO Txt-2 gauge wires,500 amp Alltrax controller,48 volts with Trojan batts.,new 8hp motor,hd solenoid and f-n-r switch,new coil over front shocks,new rear hd springs,brush guard,road feeder,green halogen lights,rear expanded metal cargo box, and receiver hitch.
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:28 PM   #30
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That's a few I have done. If anybody needs help with an electric cart I would be glad to help. I have built quite a few of them lately.
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Old 08-30-2012, 11:39 PM   #31
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That's a few I have done. If anybody needs help with an electric cart I would be glad to help. I have built quite a few of them lately.
Great looking work there! I see you hunt E. Texas too? Have you done any mods that can handle typical E. texas mud conditions?
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Old 08-31-2012, 08:24 AM   #32
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I put large speed controller and convert them to 48 volts. I've never had one stuck but I'm sure it could be.
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Old 08-31-2012, 01:28 PM   #33
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Great looking work there! I see you hunt E. Texas too? Have you done any mods that can handle typical E. texas mud conditions?
With the right tires, they are almost impossible to stick. I've used in all terrains, from west TX mud to deep south TX mud and have yet to stick one. They may only crawl and you'll run down the battery but they don't stop.
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Old 09-02-2012, 10:58 AM   #34
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Not much Ben. Hopeing to get a chance to come back out there. Yall have a nice place.
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:42 PM   #35
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Finished another build today, dang it's hot!





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Old 09-03-2012, 07:51 PM   #36
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im fixin to buy a set of those tires. How well do they work in deep sand and mud?
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Old 09-03-2012, 07:52 PM   #37
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im fixin to buy a set of those tires. How well do they work in deep sand and mud?
To be honest I have no idea. I've never had mine in deep sand or mud. I like the tires though.
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Old 09-03-2012, 08:08 PM   #38
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Old 09-03-2012, 10:05 PM   #39
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Wow, all of those are great
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Old 09-04-2012, 06:43 AM   #40
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Wow, all of those are great
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:13 AM   #41
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A lot of nice conversions
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Old 09-04-2012, 08:31 AM   #42
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Old 09-04-2012, 09:47 AM   #43
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I put large speed controller and convert them to 48 volts. I've never had one stuck but I'm sure it could be.
What else do you change when you convert to a 48v? Good looking buggies!
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What else do you change when you convert to a 48v? Good looking buggies!
You need to change to a controller rated for 48 volts, a solenoid for 48 volts, and once converted you will need a charger to charge 48 volts. If it's a lifted cart it's always a good idea to upgrade your cables and f/r switch regardless of voltage.
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10-4, I've done all of that except for the solenoid and charger. What motor upgrade do you suggest?
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10-4, I've done all of that except for the solenoid and charger. What motor upgrade do you suggest?
Just to be honest I would not upgrade the motor. Once you convert it to 48 volts you won't need to.
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10-4, I've done all of that except for the solenoid and charger. What motor upgrade do you suggest?
What controller do you have?
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Old 09-04-2012, 11:33 AM   #48
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Really, I was worried about burning the stock motor up with the additional juice....but I'm ok with not spending 6-800 on a motor upgrade! And I'm not using it in real rough terrain.
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