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.

Read More

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!

Read More

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

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.

Read More

Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Repairs

Caring for your golf cart in the summer heat

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Aug 20, 2018 8:47:38 AM

Summer may officially be coming to an end soon, but in South Carolina, the humidity and heat is here to stay for at least another month or more.

With extreme outdoor temperatures during the day, you may be wondering if there's anything special you need to do to care for your E-Z-GO golf cart in the heat.

The short answer? Yes! Here are a few things you should be doing to care for your golf cart and extend its life throughout the many hot months in the South.

Read More

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

What type of golf cart tire is right for you?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jun 21, 2018 10:15:00 AM

Buying or owning a golf cart can be complicated. The brand, the color, the customization options, and the tire types are all factors that need to be considered at some point in the process.

Today we’re going to look at some different styles of golf cart tires and help you choose the ideal tire style to meet your needs.

Read More

Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice

Do Traffic Laws Apply to Golf Carts?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Jun 7, 2018 3:25:00 PM

Whether you already own a golf cart or you're thinking about picking one up before the start of summer, it's important to know what rules you'll have to follow while driving one.

Here are some common questions people have about which traffic laws also apply to golf cart drivers:

Read More

Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Safety Tips

Club Car or E-Z-Go?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on May 3, 2018 11:09:00 AM

Buying a golf cart is a big decision. How many seats you need, whether or not you plan to go with factory-included colors or want to spring for a custom paint job all your own, and even whether to choose a gas-powered golf cart or an electric one are all going to be things that you'll want to take into account.

Two of the most popular options out there are E-Z-GO and Club Car, because of their dependability and affordability.

Read More

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

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Golf Cart Speaker System

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Apr 27, 2018 2:32:20 PM

Whether you want to relax and enjoy a nice ride around the neighborhood, get pumped up for your big sporting event, or be the life of the party, a high quality stereo system is the best way to go. While not all golf carts come equipped with a speaker system, there are several after market options that can be installed to turn your golf cart into everyone’s favorite party guest!

Read More

Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Customization

How to Repair an E-Z-GO Speed Controller

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Mar 7, 2018 10:08:53 AM

Every EZ-GO golf cart comes equipped with one of two kinds of speed controllers, a precision drive system or a drive control system.

All modern golf carts (Including any cart that is sold by Garrett’s) use the precision drive system or PDS, whereas older carts made before 1994 will use a drive control system.

These devices control the acceleration and overall speed of the golf cart, so when they’re not working properly it’s important to know what to do.

When your golf cart’s speed controller isn’t operating correctly, your cart will show it by running erratically or failing to drive at one constant speed. If your cart starts showing these symptoms, the first thing you should look at is your speed controller.

Here are 5 steps you should follow for a DIY fix to your golf cart's speed controller.

Read More

Topics: Garrett's Golf Car Advice, Repairs

Spring Is Coming: Is Your Golf Cart Ready?

Posted by Tara Ann Garrett on Feb 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM

It’s coming, can you feel it? While it’s still technically winter, the temperatures in South Carolina are already warming up. Spring is almost here!

That means it’s almost time to break your golf cart out of storage and get it ready for a joy ride around the neighborhood, or a relaxing 18 holes on the course.

Read More

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