Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

Garrett's Golf Cars Blog

3 Red Flags to Look For When Buying a Preowned Golf Cart

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Aug 4, 2016 12:58:14 PM

Buying preowned is a great way to save money on your golf cart, ATV, or specialty vehicle without sacrificing quality. Unfortunately, though, it's possible to fall prey to shady golf cart dealers hoping to sell you a "lemon". While we've previously given you tips on how to avoid these dealers, this week we'd like to walk you through a few red flags to watch out for when you're looking at the preowned carts themselves.

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Topics: Advice on Buying

Do I Need Golf Cart Insurance?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jun 28, 2016 1:30:56 PM

While we've previously spoken about the importance of making sure your golf cart has the required headlights or obeying traffic laws when it comes to keeping your golf cart road-legal, there's one aspect of overall ownership we haven't really touched on...

Does Your Golf Cart or ATV Need to be Insured?

The short answer is, it's probably a good idea. The long answer is a little bit more detailed than that.

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Topics: Advice on Buying

All About Golf Cart Tires: Essential Questions to Ask

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jun 2, 2016 11:24:40 AM

Whether you're interested in buying a new or a preowned golf cart or specialty vehicle here in South Carolina, there's one part of the vehicle that customers often don't realize needs special attention — your tires. A huge variety of types of tires currently exist on the market today, and it's important that you choose a golf cart or ATV that not only meets your needs for internal comfort but also has tires built to match your plans and lifestyle.

What do you need to know about tires before you purchase? Let's take a look.

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How to Avoid Shady Golf Cart Dealers

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Apr 13, 2016 9:41:11 AM

Go With Garrett's Specialty Vehicles has been in business since 1992, and in that time we've seen plenty of shady golf cart dealerships pop up and disappear, leaving customers stranded with vehicles that need far more in the way of repairs than they bargained for.

How to avoid dealers with less-than-stellar business practices? We have a few questions to ask — before you buy.

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3 Reasons You Need a Cushman Cart

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Mar 16, 2016 1:22:31 PM

We've written before about the variety of specialty vehicles available at any of our three locations — E-Z-Go for more family and personal neighborhood use, Bad Boy for off-roading, hunting, and fishing... and Cushman for those heavy-duty construction jobs that have you searching for the toughest equipment money can buy. Cushman carts don't just work for home construction, however; they may be the right choice for you in several different situations. When you're trying to find the right cart for the job, we have three signs that a Cushman might be right for you:

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Topics: Advice on Buying, Cushman

Should You Buy a PreOwned Golf Cart?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Feb 5, 2016 10:00:00 AM

When it comes to buying any vehicle, the phrase, “You get what you pay for,” often seems to ring true. It's easy to believe after hearing it so many times, but sometimes you can still find just what you're looking for without spending an arm and a leg. When it comes to golf carts, there are some situations in which buying new is the right choice — but sometimes a quality preowned golf cart may be perfect for you and your family, saving you money without sacrificing quality.

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Topics: Advice on Buying

3 Reasons You Should Buy a New Golf Cart

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Feb 2, 2016 1:52:00 PM

Buying a golf cart is really just like buying a car. You'll visit the sales lot, look at the different makes and models available, pick out which vehicle fits your lifestyle and needs. There's a helpful salesperson on hand to answer questions you might have, and — most importantly — you have the option to buy your vehicle brand new or to purchase pre-owned.

You may be wondering which of those options is the right one for you. After all, there are very good reasons to buy pre-owned and just as many good reasons to buy new. We have three ways to know if buying your golf cart new is the right choice.

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