Vintage golf carts are unique and sometimes can seem to be a rarity. However, there are quite a few that exist mainly due to two reasons. Either the owner has taken great care of them over time, or a vintage golf cart enthusiast has restored it.
Although it may seem difficult, parts for vintage golf carts can be located online. Vintage Golf Cart Parts (http://www.vintagegolfcartparts.com) claim to be the number one online source for 1979 and earlier vintage golf cart parts. This may well be true – in fact it appears to be near impossible to find anywhere else online! There are many sites are listed as sources for vintage golf cart parts, but almost all of them refer to this one.
A wealth of information can be found on this site. Not only is it a catalog, but it contains various information about vintage golf carts and manufacturers. Club Car. Cushman, E-Z-GO. Harley Davidson, Marketeer/Westinghouse, Melex Pargo, Taylor-Dunn, Yamaha and the Miscellaneous section. Pictures and a summary of the history can be found listed for each manufacturer. There is even wiring diagram details and a guide for serial numbers.
Vintage golf cart pictures, articles and advertisements can easily be found in the museum gallery on the site. For the vintage golf cart enthusiast, there is even a classified section to help you locate parts for your vintage golf cart.
If you have a question about a vintage golf cart or vintage golf cart parts, a support section is available to assist you. You can either call them on the phone or email them. No purchase is required for this support, which is a nice feature that is offered by the site.
Other options online, Vintage Projects has the 1958 plans for building vintage golf carts (http://www.vintageprojects.com/go-kart/golf-cart-plans.html) written in two parts for Popular Mechanics magazine.
If you need a quick repsonse regarding vintage golf carts, an online forum may be of use to you. A plethora of manufacturer specific forums plus tips and tricks and ‘Ask the Cartfixer’. While it is not limited to vintage golf carts, there are discussions about them and it is frequented by knowledgeable golf cart enthusiasts.
Using the above mentioned resources, you too, can become an avid vintage golf cart enthusiast. Whether you are looking to restore your own golf cart, or purchase one already restored, the internet can provide you with the information you need for vintage golf carts.
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