So you’ve taken up golfing as a hobby, or you’ve got a large farm acreage that you need to get around easily. Grandma just turned 80 and needs to get to the neighbor’s house down the road, or you just need to move things around your landscape without wearing out your back. Welcome to the
Everett and Clinton Cushman and several members of their large family of farmers and machinists moved from Wisconsin to Lincoln, Nebraska in the late 1890s. Clinton attended the University of Nebraska, graduating with an Engineering Degree. His sister Lucy also was a student at the university. Their brother Leslie was an engineer at B&M Pump
The model 400 appeared with several different configurations: a 5-speed with 7 solenoids and a two-speed motor, a 3-speed with 6 solenoids, and a 4-speed with one solenoid. Model 400B The 400b came with a 2-speed reversible series motor with an integral speed sensing device. The use of the two-speed motor allowed less strain on
Yamaha’s premiere cart in 1979 was the G1A Model J10 Gas powered vehicle that featured an Autolube Oil Injection System to supply oil to the engine in precise oil-to-gas ratios. This eliminated the premixing of the oil and gas and improved combustion, oil consumption, and carbon buildup. In 1980, Yamaha introduced the G1E 36 volt
Driving down the trails, paths, and streets, the big safety blind spot is what is happening or coming up from behind. You will probably be going slower than approaching cars, semi’s, motorcycles, zombies, etc. so keeping aware of your surroundings at all times is a must. Not all golf carts come equipped with mirrors, and
Just like your automobile, sometimes your golf cart is going to give you trouble, usually when you need it the most! the secret to solving this problem is a step-by-step diagnosis of all the failure points it could be. Why your golf cart won’t start? If you turn the key, press the pedal, and nothing
The 731 and 732 series numbers indicate electric vehicles, 731 for industrials, and 732 for Golfsters. The first golf carts called “Golf Buggies” were essentially a modified model 60 powered by a scooter engine and were built in the years 1949 through 1954. They were not tagged with a series number but were given serial
If you’ve taken the plunge and bought your own golf cart rather than renting one to save money, then it’s a good idea to look at buying a trailer to haul it from course to course. Choosing one to fit your particular model golf cart shouldn’t be too hard if you get the size and
Your golf cart is your favorite mode of transportation around the neighborhoods and golf courses, and colder weather shouldn’t dampen your enthusiasm for getting out and about. It is, after all, a great antidote for cabin fever. The addition of a portable heater is an easy and inexpensive way to keep the cold at bay
I have a 1996 Club Car DS with a custom body installed. There are literally thousands of golf carts in my little township, and I am covering all of the types and models I encounter here.
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