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Old 06-15-2016, 06:41 PM   #201
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Old 06-15-2016, 06:52 PM   #202
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That's a really nice machine. May I ask cost?
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Old 06-15-2016, 06:54 PM   #203
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That's a really nice machine. May I ask cost?


This one has all the bells and whistles along with upgraded electronics and came in right at $6000.
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Old 06-15-2016, 07:01 PM   #204
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Old 06-16-2016, 07:04 AM   #205
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I'm in the process of fixing up a 2007 EZGO TXT Gas cart. What size utility trailer will I need? I'm limited on garage space (length wise) so was thinking a 5'x8' route and possibly back the cart up in to the trailer to make it fit if it's a bit long. I'll be adding a 6" Jake lift with 22" tires and 12" rims, with the back seat. Just wanting to make sure it will fit on the trailer before I purchase the trailer.

What have others used or found to work best for transport? What length and width can I be expecting on the cart when it's all said and done?
I use a 5x10 with rear gate and it fits perfectly. 8ft will be too short if it has a gate. You might be able to back it on or use ramps without a gate.

Another option you could look at is the removable tongue or swing tongue like some boat trailers have.

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Old 06-16-2016, 07:42 AM   #206
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I'm in the process of fixing up a 2007 EZGO TXT Gas cart. What size utility trailer will I need? I'm limited on garage space (length wise) so was thinking a 5'x8' route and possibly back the cart up in to the trailer to make it fit if it's a bit long. I'll be adding a 6" Jake lift with 22" tires and 12" rims, with the back seat. Just wanting to make sure it will fit on the trailer before I purchase the trailer.



What have others used or found to work best for transport? What length and width can I be expecting on the cart when it's all said and done?


5x9 will likely be the absolute minimum. I don't own a trailer so the 1-2 times per year that I haul my cart I rent one of the 5x9 utility trailers from u haul and I have to force the gate closed on it.


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Old 06-16-2016, 08:00 AM   #207
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How much are you guys paying for the golf carts plus all of the repairs? I would love to get one for our ranch since we have a smaller piece of property and bc our Polaris ranger is so loud.
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Old 06-16-2016, 08:02 AM   #208
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It all depends on the cart. Where are you located? I might be able to get you hooked up if you are close enough.

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Old 06-16-2016, 08:05 AM   #209
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Old 06-16-2016, 10:05 AM   #210
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You stole that! Bowslayer it near you and he can hook you up with the parts you need.

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Old 06-16-2016, 10:11 AM   #211
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I am heading to Lindale tomorrow morning and I also have alot of parts on hand if you need anything let me know and I will bring it. PM me and I will send you my number.

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Old 06-16-2016, 10:49 AM   #212
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5x9 will likely be the absolute minimum. I don't own a trailer so the 1-2 times per year that I haul my cart I rent one of the 5x9 utility trailers from u haul and I have to force the gate closed on it.


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I'm thinking 5x9 is the best bet then. I've been looking at trailers without the back gate and the removable ramps. The removable tongue is another option as well and might get me a 5x10 that would fit in the garage.
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Old 06-16-2016, 09:56 PM   #213
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Old 06-17-2016, 12:14 AM   #214
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I'm in the process of fixing up a 2007 EZGO TXT Gas cart. What size utility trailer will I need? I'm limited on garage space (length wise) so was thinking a 5'x8' route and possibly back the cart up in to the trailer to make it fit if it's a bit long. I'll be adding a 6" Jake lift with 22" tires and 12" rims, with the back seat. Just wanting to make sure it will fit on the trailer before I purchase the trailer.

What have others used or found to work best for transport? What length and width can I be expecting on the cart when it's all said and done?
I hauled my Club Car on a 5x8 trailer with a ramp no problem. Like you said it needs to be backed on. I like that it doesn't take up much space and easily moved by hand.
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Old 06-17-2016, 03:07 PM   #215
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If you back them on don't forget to tie the seat bottom down. Been there done that.

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Old 06-20-2016, 12:29 PM   #216
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Man that stinks. I can only imagine. The more I mull over in my head the trailer size, I might just go with a 6x10 and know that I can use the trailer for more than just hauling the cart. A part of me likes the 5x8 idea as it wouldn't take up much room in the garage, but I feel like the bigger trailer will give me more options as to what I can haul. Just going to take up the whole garage as I will have to put the cart to the side of the trailer, instead of sideways in front of it.

Maybe I just need to move and have a bigger garage
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Old 06-20-2016, 01:48 PM   #217
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I have a 5x10 trailer that will fit in the garage with my lifted ezgo TXT with back seat with room to spare. I don't have a roof on my cart though. I could see where I might would have an issue with it being too tall if it did.
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Old 06-20-2016, 01:49 PM   #218
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If you back them on don't forget to tie the seat bottom down. Been there done that.

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That's also a good way to lose a windshield going 60 mph... or so I've heard.
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Old 06-22-2016, 03:32 PM   #219
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what kind of range does a 48volt cart get?
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Old 06-22-2016, 05:47 PM   #220
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what kind of range does a 48volt cart get?


I can drive around the hood on my lifted 48v Yamaha for a solid 12 miles without worry. The battery gauge moves 2 bars down. I never really go any further. I've used it at the lease for an entire weekend on a single charge. Hauling corn and gear too.
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Old 06-23-2016, 12:24 PM   #221
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I have a older Bad Boy and I constantly worry about the range
I don't get near 12 miles
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Old 06-23-2016, 12:26 PM   #222
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I have a older Bad Boy and I constantly worry about the range
I don't get near 12 miles


Full time 4x4 means double the draw on the batteries to go the same distance.
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Old 06-23-2016, 09:46 PM   #223
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Alright.. Got the front end done of the mAdjax 6 inch lift. Will finish tomorrow


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Old 06-23-2016, 09:47 PM   #224
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Old 06-23-2016, 10:12 PM   #225
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Old 06-25-2016, 09:50 AM   #226
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Alright got the rear end done... It's starting to come together




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Old 07-05-2016, 09:24 AM   #227
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my wifes boss just gave us a golf cart. Gotta go pick it up and start upgrading. Lots of good things posted here.
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Old 07-23-2016, 04:43 PM   #228
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I'm wanting to get a 48 volt to use around town and at the lease. Whenever we get some rain our lease stays kinda muddy how do they perform in the mud and sand?


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Old 10-03-2016, 04:40 PM   #229
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Here is where I am on my EZGO TXT Gas cart at the moment. It's a 2005 model. I got it for $1,500. So far I've put a 6" Jake's lift kit on it with 22" tires, and 12" Black Tremor Rims. The lift kit and rims cost me $789. I've taken the roof, bed, and front bumper rail off at the moment. I took it in to Central Texas Truck Coatings for a paint job. I wanted it to have the rugged look and practicality of driving out in West Texas. I figured the spray in bed liner look would hide any scratched the body already had as well. I went with a charcoal color with metallic flake in the paint/liner and it looks awesome in the sun. The paint job cost me $327 after tax. I decided to take the tan roof, along with all the roof rails, bed, and other parts back to have done the same as the body. This is costing me another $240. I should have the parts back this Wednesday and will put everything back together. Toby at Central Texas Truck Coatings really did a great job on the paint job.

Next on the list is installing a light kit, changing the seat covers out and putting in grey, tinted windshield, and front grill guard.

I ended up getting a 10'x6.4' trailer and it fits with enough room to load my Yeti coolers in the back.











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Old 10-05-2016, 09:45 PM   #230
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Any good tips on how you tie them down to the trailer? I've been using ratchet straps and it's a pain fishing the hook through the front suspension each time I move it.

I have an EZ-GO Expresss S4 and there are no good tie down points on it. Curious what others are doing.
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I use a 15' long 2000# ratchet strap and go right up against the body behind the gas and brake pedal, penning front tires against the trailer


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I use a 15' long 2000# ratchet strap and go right up against the body behind the gas and brake pedal, penning front tires against the trailer


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This.

If you have to back it on because your trailer isn't long enough don't forget to strap your seat and windshield.

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Old 10-11-2016, 01:50 PM   #233
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Old 10-11-2016, 01:57 PM   #234
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Old 10-11-2016, 02:45 PM   #235
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I have an EZGO with a gas motor that needs rebuilding... Can any of you recommend anyone? Preferably in San Antonio
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Old 10-11-2016, 05:16 PM   #236
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Looks good. What light bar is that?
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Old 10-11-2016, 05:24 PM   #237
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Looks good. What light bar is that?


Extreme LED 30" double row. It is super bright. There is a thread on here if you search it. Chad will help you out with what you need. Here is a video of the red lights and light bar. I use the reds to sneak around.




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Old 05-24-2018, 10:22 AM   #238
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thread revival. Just got a 2014 club car gas precedent yesterday. About to start the upgrades. Its bone stock. Messed with the rev limiter last night trying to get a little more speed.........wish i wouldn't have. Ill spend this evening trying to get it back to normal.
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Old 05-24-2018, 02:09 PM   #239
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Will be going to Beaumont to buy a cart here sometime in the next few weeks and finally convinced my FIL to put a lift on his
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Here's mine. It came with a lift. I added fender flares, grill guard, new backseat, and LED front light.

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Old 05-25-2018, 10:18 AM   #241
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Here's mine. 6" long-travel ATV-style lift kit, 700 amp controller, 2 gauge cables, lots of other stuff. Dropped some money into it but it's a hunting little machine. Killed several pigs from it, they never hear it coming.

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Old 05-25-2018, 03:15 PM   #242
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Here’s mine after ground up rebuild.
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:04 PM   #243
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Is the Jake lift kit worth the extra money? The GTW brand on buggies unlimited is over $100 less.
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:26 PM   #244
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Is the Jake lift kit worth the extra money? The GTW brand on buggies unlimited is over $100 less.


I just finished a build yesterday and used the GTW. I’ve used LOTS of them with no problems to speak of. Here’s the one I finished yesterday.



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Old 05-31-2018, 03:38 PM   #245
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Thanks bowslayer. What are the benefits to the double A arm vs. just the spindle lift? I'm running blind here.
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Old 05-31-2018, 03:48 PM   #246
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Thanks bowslayer. What are the benefits to the double A arm vs. just the spindle lift? I'm running blind here.
Supposedly the spindle lift is weaker in an off-road situation. I've personally never broken one but I know people that have. The double A-arm is also a little better ride than the spindle but both are rough on really rough or rocky terrain.
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Old 05-31-2018, 04:23 PM   #247
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Just now seeing this ancient thread. I posted a few years ago about my rebuild. Here is the thread
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I still have it and use it at the archery club mostly.
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Old 06-07-2018, 12:31 PM   #248
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old cushman thread I posted-just to re-share
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