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25-30 MPH

25-30 MPH

Postby melraid » Sat Jan 17, 2004 7:47 pm

I've got a reconditioned club car, new motor & new Trojans. 48 V. I got a slightly larger than standard motor that they offered, and am at 18 MPH. What would it take to do 25-30 MPH. I understand a larger motor (5+ HP), and a new speed controller would probably hit 25 MPH. We use this cart for golf, but also as a second car in the community that I live, and I am wondering what it would take to do 30 MPH, and is that wise? Thanks :D
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Postby Cartfixer » Sat Jan 17, 2004 10:50 pm

25 mph can be achieved with a upgraded motor and controller.
Stopping is the problem from those speeds. You got to remember you still have the same braking power.

Postby Nate » Mon Jan 19, 2004 12:31 pm

Cartfixer is right with the brakes and it is illegal to make a cart run faster than 25 MPH but they don't enforce that law where I live. I have achieved 35 MPH in a Taylor Dunn and even though the tires will lock when I brake hard the cart can get squirrelly with the back tires locked. Just a word of caution I would hate to see someone make the six o'clock news. :wink:
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