Maintain, repair and customize your golf cart body with these ideas and tips.
The body of our golf cart has had its share of stress.
Between teenagers taking it to school (yes, there actually is a golf cart parking lot at the high school) and riding it all over town on weekends, there have been a few mishaps that have caused some body damage, scratches and dents.
Of course, no one knows how the damage got there :)
Cart Shine is a favorite product I use to clean, polish, and then protect the body of your golf cart. It can remove tough oil-based stains, water marks, and spots. Use it shine up your wheels and polish your windshield as well.
An added benefit is that it leave a protective soil resistant coating. Just spray on and wipe off with a clean soft cloth.
If you want something more than a plain, solid color golf cart body, you might want to consider golf cart skins.
Golf cart skins can give your cart a custom look without the cost of a custom paint job - which is alot less than a regular paint job.
You can choose to wrap the entire cart in skins (for those who want a camouflage look) but will need a friend to help you. The graphics are applied directly to the surface of your golf cart using a peel & stick application.
A kit will consist of several large sheets of graphic film. There are lots of different design options. Find out more here:
Turn your regular, plain, boring cart into a Jimmie Johnson race car with the touch a few number 48 decals.
Or maybe you have a favorite NFL team that you like to identify with. Around here SEC decals sport the front of lots of golf carts.
Customize your body with wide racing stripes for a one of a kind look.
Individualize your cart with some great looking golf cart decals. Click here to learn more:
Keep the floor board of your golf cart clean with a floor mat. Golf cart floor mats protect the floor of your golf cart and are useful for all golf carts that are used for golfing, hunting, or industrial or commercial purposes.
This rubber mat is heavy duty with a diamond plate design. It doesn't slide around and is easy to clean with a spray from the hose, a sweep of a broom or quick blow from your blower.
It changes the look of your cart giving it a more finished, custom look as well. Check out your design options from diamond plate rubber to aluminum diamond plate:
Brush guards and front sporting clay baskets are just two ways to customize your golf cart.
Add fender flares, rocket panels or diamond plate flooring for more style and function.
Check out some ideas and pictures to get you going towards accessorizing your custom golf cart.
If your front cowl or rear body has some dents and scratches or worse yet, some serious body damage, replace the body with a golf cart body kit.
It includes the front cowl and rear body and often the front and rear light sets as well. Select the paint color you want and for a lot less than a new golf cart, you can have yours looking like new.
Most people appreciate having a golf cart roof to keep them dry if it rains or to keep shaded from the hot sun.
There are universal golf cart tops and customized ones.
A top can be added at any time or you can replace a cracked and leaking top with a new one like I did on my 1987 Club Car.
Find out more about sizes, colors, and customization here:
A golf cart windshield comes either with a hinge so that it can be folded down or as a one piece unit.
The polycarbonate can crack, get scratched, or become foggy - in which case you will need to replace it.
Although not golf cart make or model specific, the replacement windshield you buy depends on the size of the struts that are holding it in place.
Find out about different options for this golf cart body part here:
A lifted golf cart is a customization that can be done to most golf carts - it does exactly that .... lifts the golf cart so that there is higher clearance for offroading and going over rugged terrain.
The extra height isn't needed for getting around on smooth, paved
golf cart paths, but who says any customization of a golf cart is
needed - but it sure looks cool.
Golf cart custom bodies come in a wide variety of looks and styles making your golf cart one of a kind.
The shape of the body can be anything from a Jaguar to a Mustang.
While a custom paint job to the body can incorporate flames to stars and stripes.
Check out some options here:
Get creative when you choose your golf cart body paint.
Go one solid color.
Go with two colors or....
Go with 3 colors for a custom look.
Check out this more pictures and ideas ...
The body of your golf cart will eventually get some scuff marks that plain old water and soap will not be able to remove. They might be black scuff marks on the fiberglass or from tree or brush scrapes. Cleaning scuff marks off of golf cart bodies is easy when you find the right fiberglass cleaner - and I just did.
The directions stated to "spray directly onto the mark from a distance of at least 8 inches." Which I did. Then you need to allow the spray gel to work for several seconds. I probably waited 30 seconds or so. It did help to restore some shine to my 1987 Club car. It also says that the spray provides protection from UV damage - such as fading and the wax finish helps to prevent scuff marks.
Always use a soft cloth on fiberglass bodies. I save all of my old white cotton t-shirts for cleaning my golf cart. After gently wiping off the area that was sprayed with water, the fiberglass looks as good as new.Star brite Ultimate Fiberglass Stain Remover - 32 oz. Sprayer
I also use a spray on body cleaner and polish called Cart Shine.
This product removes oil-based stains, water marks, and spots and then shines and polishes your body and brings back the shine to a faded finish. Plus it leaves a protective coating. It can be used on your golf cart fenders, windshield, wheels, tires, and headlights.
Spray onto a wet surface and with your cloth wipe of the dirt, grime or stains and then polish with a clean dry cloth.Club Clean Cart Shine - Cleaner for Golf Cart Windshield, Body and Tires,
Your golf cart body can be customized or cleaned and polished so it looks like new and reflects your personal style.
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