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Old 08-17-2019, 08:29 PM   #1
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Bought a golf cart a few months ago thinking I got a steal from an old man who didnít play golf anymore. Not knowing everything to look for I bought and started tearing it apart to paint frame and install lift kit. Well once the body was removed I found out the frame was rusted and broke in multiple spots, I ended up finding a good deal on a used frame, picked it up sanded and painted it. Next went lift kit and swapped everything from old cart over. Got some 2 gauge wires, light bar and will be using the green rocker lights to try and sneak into spots, and added a rear flip seat, wheels and tires to finish it off. I will most likely put a set of Trojan Batteries in before October but all in all as of now I only have about 1300 total in it so I feel like I still came out ahead. Definitely looking forward to getting it out to the land soon!



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Old 08-17-2019, 08:31 PM   #2
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Right on!
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Old 08-17-2019, 08:31 PM   #3
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I will give you $1,500 right now!


Looks good.
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Old 08-17-2019, 08:33 PM   #4
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Nice job
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Old 08-17-2019, 08:35 PM   #5
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Nice
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Old 08-17-2019, 08:39 PM   #6
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You did a heck of a job! That cart is worth $3500-$4500 now!
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Old 08-17-2019, 09:29 PM   #7
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You still came out good!
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Old 08-18-2019, 06:10 AM   #8
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Ya I'd say you are still way ahead !!! Looks great. Anxious to see pic of it at the lease !
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Old 08-18-2019, 11:31 AM   #9
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Bought a golf cart a few months ago thinking I got a steal from an old man who didnít play golf anymore. Not knowing everything to look for I bought and started tearing it apart to paint frame and install lift kit. Well once the body was removed I found out the frame was rusted and broke in multiple spots, I ended up finding a good deal on a used frame, picked it up sanded and painted it. Next went lift kit and swapped everything from old cart over. Got some 2 gauge wires, light bar and will be using the green rocker lights to try and sneak into spots, and added a rear flip seat, wheels and tires to finish it off. I will most likely put a set of Trojan Batteries in before October but all in all as of now I only have about 1300 total in it so I feel like I still came out ahead. Definitely looking forward to getting it out to the land soon!



Here is some before pics


New frame with lift



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Lookin good!

Question...what did you use to replace the floor mat?
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Old 08-18-2019, 02:35 PM   #10
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Nice job, looks great!
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Old 08-18-2019, 07:13 PM   #11
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Lookin good!

Question...what did you use to replace the floor mat?
The frame I bought had a mat that came with it. I think you can get new mats for around 60 bucks.
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Old 08-18-2019, 08:20 PM   #12
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Sweet ride, needs a few more stickers.
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Old 08-19-2019, 10:12 AM   #13
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Good job!
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Old 08-19-2019, 11:24 AM   #14
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Looks great, you did a lot of work on that buggy.
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Old 08-19-2019, 04:51 PM   #15
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Awesome work! You're going to need a better suspension for hunting though - either a long arm or an "a-arm".
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Old 08-19-2019, 06:16 PM   #16
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i will give you $1,500 right now!


looks good.
$1,501 :d
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Old 08-19-2019, 06:25 PM   #17
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Did you upgrade any of the electronics?
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Old 08-19-2019, 06:38 PM   #18
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Too late but fyi, club cars have aluminum frames.
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Old 08-21-2019, 05:53 PM   #19
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Did you upgrade any of the electronics?
I will be getting an alltrax controller next year.
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Old 08-24-2019, 12:32 PM   #20
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Just upgraded the batteries, didnít want to but the ones I had were going bad quick.



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Old 08-25-2019, 12:47 PM   #21
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Looks good.
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Old 08-26-2019, 10:33 PM   #22
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Upgrade the controller and the “f” n “r” switch. Then if you still want more speed / torque upgrade the motor.

I did just a torque motor with switch and controller and it would do wheelies.
In mud it will zap the battery charge fast. If the terrain is rough look at doing a long arm conversion. You will be able to sneak up on game.
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