Thinking of putting one on the mule on the dash, just so i can have a constant check on voltage. I know just enough about electricity wiring to be dangerous, I'm assuming when i install it i can just run a + and - wire to it straight from the battery, correct?
Anyone have a meter they recommend?
any advice is appreciated.
Good morning everybody. Had a question hopefully some of y’all may be able to help with. Looking at buying a vehicle for use in the Bahamas. It’s a small island and 80% of the population gets around in a golf cart. Some folks do have cars though. I’ve been going back-and-forth between a golf cart and a side-by-side like a Polaris Ranger or Kawasaki Mule six seater.
Reason I’m leaning towards a side-by-side is that without a car, I need to be able to haul fishing gear, luggage, and whatever else. Also may use it pull a small boat trailer. Need to carry 4-6 passengers.
Driving would be 100% on pavement. I don’t need to be able to go off roading at all.
Durability is paramount as there’s no practical way to bring it into a dealer for service or warranty work. This particular island does have excellent infrastructure and access to good mechanics.
Higher speeds of a side-by-side versus a golf cart is a big plus as well.
While importing a car is technically an option, the cost increases substantially on the import duty.
The question is, side-by-side or golf cart?
Installed my Christmas presents yesterday (light bar and underglow kit).
Loving this machine!
Light bar 210w combo
Purchased a 2021 T-Boss X-Golf 550 about three weeks ago and am having a blast with this thing! It's a very capable and well built machine.
I've put 30 hours and 400 miles on it so far. I've really put it through its paces too. Been tearing around the sand dunes, climbing very considerable hills with no problem, tore through some light mud and even hauled around a couple adults around the neighborhood to look at Christmas lights!
Did my after break-in service and am using Lucas oil for oil changes and differential changes. The manual calls for 15w40 but couldn't find any so after speaking to Massimo the said 10w40 Lucas atv oil was fine.
Anyhow, I've done the "cooling fan jumper wire" mod almost right away. I've also installed an overhead stereo system that looks like it belongs in there stock along with some LED's. I have an underglow kit and light bar I'll be adding during the Christmas break so I'll add pics once those are installed.
Here's a link to the overhead speaker box if anyone is interested. I can take better pics if interested in how I mounted it.
This was being discussed as a side topic in another thread. Thought I'd start one specific to the point.
The E1 owners and service manuals don't discuss the batteries in detail nearly as much as one would expect. I can't even find an exact spec for the battery to buy as a replacement. What are you guys buying for batteries? Any advice on what to look for? Where do you get them? I have read people saying you should replace them all at the same time if you replace any (gasp!) Are those people anal as well as rich, or is that good advice?
I have saw some good Utube videos on how to check batteries on golf carts that should apply to the E1.
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