Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Buying a Golf Cart from a Dealer vs a Private Seller

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Dec 2, 2022 1:27:31 PM

 

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Topics: Advice on Buying, Garrett's Golf Car Advice

How to Winterize Your Golf Cart or ATV

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Nov 4, 2022 10:57:55 AM

Even if South Carolina never gets the snowdrifts you might see in more northern states, our winters still get cold — and the occasional ice storm can leave you cozied up inside, waiting for things to warm up again. 

We have a few tips on how to properly prepare your cart so it will be ready when spring returns and you head back out on the golf course, around the neighborhoodout in the woods, or on the beach.

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice

Why you should upgrade to a Lithium-Ion Battery

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Oct 19, 2022 2:11:21 PM

Considering upgrading your lead-acid battery for a lithium-ion battery?

Many Golf Cart owners are switching to lithium batteries because they offer quick charging, low maintenance, and a longer lifespan. Lead-acid batteries are still used in some carts but require longer charging and are very heavy. There is a lot to consider when upgrading your battery, but we will break it down for you.

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Topics: Advice on Buying, Repairs, Golf Cart Batteries

Spring Golf Cart Maintenance Tips

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Mar 4, 2021 12:52:36 PM

So Fresh and So Clean For Spring

While the nights are still chilly, the days are finally starting to warm up as spring is on its way! If your golf cart has

 been sitting idle during the frigid winter months, it's time to get it out, tune it up, and get it ready for spring and summer! Here are a few steps you can take to freshen your golf cart up for spring.

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Topics: Around the Neighborhood

Available Customizations for Most Carts

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jan 27, 2021 3:12:30 PM

Take a look as our Sales Manager, Josh Mills walks us through some customizations that are available for most carts. If you are interested in customizing your cart, you can call or chat with us to learn more about your options or to schedule an appointment. 

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Topics: Customization

Proper Maintenance for your Trojan Golf Cart Battery

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Feb 26, 2019 9:35:00 AM

Trojan golf cart batteries are the best golf cart batteries on the market. If you've purchased a golf cart from us in the past, it's very likely your golf cart is equipped with a set of Trojan batteries. One of the most helpful things you can do to keep your golf cart running at its best is to maintain the Trojan golf cart battery that keeps it moving. Your Trojan battery is a high quality battery that needs proper maintenance to be kept in excellent condition.

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Golf Cart Batteries

5 Valentine’s Date Ideas Involving Your Golf Cart

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Feb 13, 2019 3:26:45 PM

The modern-day golf cart isn’t just for golf anymore! You can use it to stop at the corner grocery, to pick up the kids at school, or to ride over to a neighborhood party. Golf carts can be customized in all sorts of ways and they can serve as the center of a mini-movable feast. An E-Z-GO golf cart allows you to soak in the sights while still allowing you to go a little farther than you might walk. Additionally, a golf cart can serve as the perfect tool to help you have a perfect date. Here are 5 Valentine’s Day date ideas involving your golf cart!

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Life in South Carolina

5 Ways to Upgrade Your Golf Cart

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jan 29, 2019 10:33:00 AM

Are you looking longingly at your golf cart while it sits during these cold winter months? You may not be riding it as much as in the Spring, Summer or Fall, but now is a great time to plan ahead and upgrade your golf cart to maximize your enjoyment once the warmer months roll in. Fortunately, there are many ways to individualize and customize it!  You can upgrade your tires, increase the speed of your cart, install attractive lighting, add a cooler, and add more seating. Here are 5 ways to upgrade your golf cart:

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Topics: Customization

Video: How to Install an E-Z-Go ignition switch

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jan 14, 2019 10:49:00 AM

The ignition switch in an E-Z-GO golf cart is what enables the vehicle to start when you turn the key. If you're having a problem getting your golf cart to start, it's possible you have a bad ignition. Fortunately, it is very easy to install and replace the switch. It is both inexpensive and quick (around ten minutes). There are just four steps: Get the right equipment, prepare the golf cart, remove the console and the existing ignition switch, and lastly, install a new ignition switch and replace console.

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Topics: Repairs

How to Install EZ-GO Shock Absorbers

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Sep 21, 2018 2:57:53 PM

Shock absorbers are an important part on any motorized vehicle, but are especially important if you're planning to go off-roading or need your golf cart to handle quick turns.

Essentially, shock absorbers work alongside the springs in your vehicles suspension system to make sure your cart is able to handle sharp turns and rough terrain without slamming the body of your cart into the ground.

They also keep your drive nice and comfortable by absorbing the impacts from the springs in your golf carts suspension system.

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Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Repairs