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Parts with the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) parts numbers can be found in the manufacturers OEM manual. If you don't have a parts manual listing the parts number, don't worry, all you need is the make, model and year of your golf cart.
An important number for you to know or at least know where to find it, is the golf cart serial number.
The serial number provides important information about your cart - one being the year that it was made.
Many times, in order to buy the correct golf cart part, you will need to know not only the make and model of your golf cart, but also the year that it was manufactured.
For tips on how to find the serial number for your golf cart click here:
If you're looking for EZ Go Golf Car Parts you can find a local dealer by going to the EZ GO website. Their website offers very limited parts to individual owners of golf carts - things like:
However, there are many discount golf cart parts on several websites, such as Buggies Unlimited.
Again you will need to know the model and year of your golf cart. Here are the basics:
Marathon (1976-1994) Two piece back rest and metal body
Medalist (1994-1995) One piece back rest and metal body
TXT (1996 & up) One piece back rest and plastic body
To find the manufacturer code look in the passenger glove box. The last two digits are the model year.
Looking for a Club Car golf car part? You will need to contact your local golf cart dealer or look on line. The Club Car website does not offer any parts, but other sites like Buggies Unlimited can provide you with any part you need. You will need to know the model and year of your Club Car.
Here are some basics:
DS (1981-2000.5) Two piece back rest, silver/aluminum top supports. The roof has no handles
DS (2000.5 & Up) One piece back rest, black top supports. Roof has handles.
Precendent (2004 & up) One piece back rest, rounded body front
The plaque with the serial number is located at the lower edge of the dashboard under the passenger side glove box. The first two numbers are the model year of the cart.
Yamaha is the best golf cart company at making its parts catalog available on line - just go to
However, you cannot purchase parts from their website, but you can perform a search to find a local authorized Yamaha Golf Cart dealer.
But again, it is easy to find Yamaha golf car parts on line. At Buggies Unlimited you just go to their website choose Yamaha golf car parts and then you need to know the year and model of your golf cart.
Look for the serial code which begins with the letter "J." It can be found in different spots depending on the model. Look
under the seats
inside the glove box
or stamped in the frame.
Get some more tips and advice here: Yamaha Parts
Used parts can be used instead of buying new ones - I know, I just put in a used solenoid in my 1987 Club Car and it now works like new. Of course how do you find these used parts?
Well in my case I was (again) on Craig's list looking for a Club Car Repair Manual and I got a response (from no less a neighbor) who works on Club Cars in his spare time.
My cart would stop intermittently and I needed some help figuring it out. So I took my Club Car over to his house one evening, he did some troubleshooting and figured out it was my solenoid. He happened to have a used one from a cart he had taken apart and voila - the cart is working like new.
Anyone who wants to take their golf cart off the smooth pavement and unto some rough and uneven terrain, will need a cart with more clearance.
Lifted golf carts are great for hunting or just for some fun off road adventure.
Find out more about the different sizes of lift kits and what you will also need to know about off-road tires and wheels.
If your refurbishing an old cart or maybe just want to customize your cart with a new steering wheel, you can find a golf cart steering wheel in lots of different finishes and features.
Another option that's much cheaper is to get a steering wheel cover.
Adding a custom steering wheel accessorizes your golf cart in a way that makes your cart different than all the others.
This is an easy golf cart part to replace. Find out what I bought and how to replace your steering wheel here:
Golf cart shock absorbers need to be periodically replaced for a more stable and smoother ride.
Avoid a stiff ride and absorb rough terrain bumps and dips by replacing your shock absorbers. There are front and rear shock absorbers and the sets can be bought separately. This golf cart part is specific to your golf cart make and model. Once you replace this golf cart part you'll remember what it was like to ride your cart when it was new.Golf Cart Shock Absorbers
Golf cart performance parts can enhance the power and speed of your cart. What parts to replace depends on how you use your cart and where you use it.
There are several things you can do to add performance to your cart. Learn more by clicking here:
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