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Old 06-03-2019, 10:19 PM   #1
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Have an 1990 EZ Go Marathon golf cart I use for hunting. Iíve had it since about 1992. Itís a sweet rig; however I am a lot older and I need a smoother ride. You guys know of any way to get a softer ride out of a golf cart? Aside from running low tire pressure. Is there aftermarket suspensions I could use or modify? Any help greatly appreciated.


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Old 06-04-2019, 10:30 AM   #2
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You have to get an aftermarket suspension. The ultra, most expensive is a "long-travel" suspension. They run $1500 or so. The next best is an "a-arm" suspension. Jake's is a popular brand, as is All-Trax.
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Old 06-04-2019, 10:32 AM   #3
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I have a Jake’s long travel suspension and heavy duty rear springs on my hunting cart. It helps a little but we are pushing these carts beyond what they were designed for and they all ride rough on ranch roads.
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Old 06-04-2019, 01:02 PM   #4
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Well mad some calls on your recommendations for long travel suspensions and apparently my 1990 cart is too old. Thanks for the help tho.
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Old 06-04-2019, 01:33 PM   #5
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A friend of mine put a pair of riding lawnmower seat’s on his They had some type of spring suspension under them.
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Old 06-05-2019, 07:51 PM   #6
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Drive slower...
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Old 06-06-2019, 12:16 AM   #7
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Tire pressure. Driving on rocks? I would run my knobby tires at 5 to 7 lbs.
most people run their 4 wheeelers too hard as well. It not a car. 30 lb will beat you to death. 12 lbs is good in dirt, but rocks will throw you out of the cart

Try 7 lbs. not good on pavement though.
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Old 06-06-2019, 11:15 AM   #8
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Quote:
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Drive slower...
LMAO thanks amigo
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Old 06-13-2019, 11:08 AM   #9
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I have the same problem with my cart....rides like a friggin' buckboard.
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