ATV Maintenance Tips for Spring

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Apr 20, 2018 3:12:48 PM

Spring is in the air, the temperatures are getting warmer, and it's that time of year when people across South Carolina are getting their ATVs out for some great trail driving.

If you're one of these fun-loving people looking forward to taking your ATV for a spin this spring and summer, you'll want to check a few things to make sure it's in the best shape possible, especially if your ATV has been sitting in storage all winter.

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Topics: ATVs

Heading Out on an ATV Adventure? Here's How to Make Things Fun for the Whole Family

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jan 19, 2018 2:00:00 PM

TOR_Stampede X_Lifestyle_Jagged Mountains CC.jpgDriving an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) can provide the ultimate family-friendly adventure.

Whether it’s on a mountain, through the forest, or right in your own back yard, ATVs can provide a full day’s worth of fun for you and your whole family.

Thinking about taking a spin on your own ATV adventure? Here are some tips on having fun (and keeping safe) for the whole family!

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Topics: ATVs, Safety Tips

Must-Have Hunting Essentials You Never Knew You Needed

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jan 5, 2018 11:18:45 AM

Now that Christmas is over, you can finally take stock of what hunting equipment you have and what you don’t. Hopefully you got everything you had on your hunting wish list, but we have a few ideas for items that you might not even realize are South Carolina hunting essentials. 

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Topics: ATVs, hunting

Understanding CVT Transmission in ATVs

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Dec 28, 2017 4:30:00 PM

When purchasing or maintaining an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), it's important to understand what kind of transmission you're dealing with. There are three common types of ATV transmissions and depending on what kind of transmission your ATV has, you'll want to drive and think about your ATV differently. The common types of ATV transmissions are manual transmissions, semi-automatic transmissions, and automatic transmissions.

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Topics: ATVs

Merry Christmas From Go with Garrett’s!

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Dec 21, 2017 3:24:33 PM

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from the Go with Garrett’s family! We hope you’ve had a great year and we’re looking forward to an awesome 2018.

Whatever your holiday traditions, we hope you have an amazing time with your loved ones. Stay warm, eat lots of holiday snacks, and drink plenty of egg nog!

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Topics: Life in South Carolina, ATVs, Safety Tips


Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Dec 14, 2017 2:30:00 PM

Winter is a great time for ATV owners to get out and have fun! Even in South Carolina's mild winter climate, you may find yourself able to do some "dashing through the snow"... and even if you don't, the cool temperatures make it easy to stay out and enjoy the day for longer!

It's not unusual to have trouble getting your All-Terrain Vehicles to start up when the temperature drops below 30 degrees. Since we've already gone through one cold snap here in the Upstate, we thought it'd be a good time to take a look at what to do when your ATV won't start.

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Topics: Repairs, ATVs

Essential Hunting Accessories For Golf Carts and ATVs

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Oct 27, 2017 9:24:11 AM
If you're passionate about hunting, fishing, camping, or any other outdoor adventures — or if you're a fan of utilizing South Carolina's ATV-friendly parks even in colder weather — an ATV or golf cart from Textron Off Road or E-Z-Go is the perfect choice for you! 

While you may find that our ATVs for hunting are ideal just as they are, many of our customers like to customize and add on a few essential accessories to really make their golf carts shine.

Here are our top 4 essential golf cart accessories for hunting:

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Topics: ATVs, hunting

The Advantages of Upgrading Your ATV Winch

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Oct 19, 2017 2:00:00 PM

When you use your golf cart or ATV for heavy-duty work, like farming, ranching, landscaping, or manufacturing, you might find yourself needing more than just great carrying capacity. Many ATV users will find themselves utilizing a winch for serious hauling needs.

Over time and without careful maintenance, standard ATV winches can start to fray, lose their strength, or even snap entirely.

Don't wait until you're stuck with a broken winch and an expensive repair bill. Consider upgrading to ensure that your ATV keeps working just as hard as you do.

What are the advantages of upgrading your ATV winch? Let's take a look.

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Topics: ATVs, Textron Off Road

3 Steps to Avoid ATV Breakdowns

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Sep 20, 2017 8:53:07 PM

Textron Off Road's ATV offerings are solid, durable machines that can help out around the farm, handle serious hunting or fishing trips, and take you way off the beaten path for a camping trip.

All this wear and tear could lead your ATV to get a little noisier over time, with the occasional squeak turning into a regular annoyance.

When you start to hear those squeaks, rattles, and unusual growls coming from your machine, don't just shrug it off as another little "quirk". Even an occasional squeak could be the first sign of a potentially serious issue that needs immediate attention. 

Here are the three biggest "red flag" noises to keep in mind when trying to avoid ATV breakdowns.

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Topics: Repairs, ATVs

Keep Your ATV Winch in Tip-Top Condition With These Tips

Posted by Katherine Faulk on Sep 7, 2017 10:48:41 AM

A winch or tow hitch is an essential part of your ATV or golf cart, especially if you use it for heavy-duty work in landscaping, huntingfishing, or off-road work around the farm.

Winches also come in handy for those who like to take their ATVs out to one of many ATV-friendly parks in South Carolina. Should you end up stuck in the mud, a good winch can get you out in no time.

For such a hard-working addition to an ATV, a winch doesn't get a lot of attention or require much maintenance. Once it's done the job, the cable is reeled back in, and the winch ends up overlooked. There are a few things you can do to make sure your ATV's winch remains in tip-top condition and on-hand to help when you need it.

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Topics: ATVs