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Boiling Golf Cart Batteries

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Why would our golf cart batteries start bubbling after about one half hour of charging? Hi, Maynard! Probably because your charger is delivering too

Golf Cart Battery Overflow

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I have a EZ-go golf cart that is powered by 6 six volt batteries. Sometimes I find that the batteriesWhen it not being used it's left on the charger.

Golf Cart Battery Charging

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How many rounds of 18 holes of golf before the golf cart batteries need recharging? Is is best to discharge the batteries deeply or recharge after every

Golf Cart Battery Decision

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We're considering the purchase of a used golf cart, primarily for getting around our gated community. Is there an advantage to a T-125, over the T-105

Changing Golf Cart Battery Voltages

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Will my golf cart operate normally with 4 8-volt golf cart batteries, vs the 6 6-volts? In other words, will 32 volts, instead of 36 run the motor ok

Golf Cart Batteries are Popular for Electric Cars

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What kind of electric car batteries are people actually using now, and why? Golf cart batteries, actually.even on the freeway

Golf cart batteries in an RV?

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I have a 22-foot RV with two 12V coach batteries. I've heard that two 6V golf cart batteries in series are better than two 12V marine batteries in parallel

Golf Cart Battery Packs and Amp Hours

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Can you interchange golf cart batteries with different amp hour ratings? 4 batteries are rated at 225ah, and the other 2 are rated at 200ah. I feel

Lithium Batteries for an Electric Golf Cart

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My golf cart has a 48volt system requiring 6 eight volt batteries. existing US batteries are on last legs and shopping for new ones. Trojan and US Batteries

Help! Golf Cart Batteries Dying Young

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I bought 6 golf cart batteries (Napa Specialty) only 1 3/4 year ago, had a charger on them that switched off when charged and since sometimes we would

Tesla Model S at 36,000 miles: Car and Driver's long-term Midwest test

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We're long past the days when car enthusiast publications sneered at electric cars as underpowered golf carts. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla SuperchargerMuch of the credit for that goes to Tesla, the first all-electric carmaker, whose Model S won the hearts of 'buff-book' writers everywhere for its speed and shape. Now electric cars, including Teslas, have become enough of a part of the.

Golf Cart Batteries Have Gone Dry!

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If my charger boiled the water out while charging my golf cart batteries unknown to me and found out later, can I re-add distilled water and the batteries

Golf Cart Battery Pack Care for Storage

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I plan on leaving my golf cart idle for 3 weeks. Do I have to disconnect each battery or just one, or none? Hi, Steve - For one month, you probably

6 Volt Golf Cart Battery: The Top Six

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Which 6 volt golf cart battery is the best choice for electric car drivers? Here are the favorites

Restoring Golf Cart Batteries

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I have some older 6 volt batteries that have been drawn down over time in storage. Is there a way to revive them? They charge, but only up to 5.5 volts

Regular Car Batteries in a Golf Cart

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What would be the problem of me using regular car batteries in my golf cart? I just need to connect them in line to add to 36 volts. Am I missing something

Did I Damage My Golf Cart Battery Pack?

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When purchasing new batteries, the company installed 6V batteries into our 8V golf cart. We noticed it instantly as it would not charge on our charger

Cost to Charge Golf Cart Batteries

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What does it cost to charge up an average golf cart w/ 6 -12 v, overnight, after a normal 40-60 discharge. Just a ballpark

Restoring Dead Golf Cart Batteries

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I have a set of new batteries, however, they are 6 years old. I've never used them. Can they be restored? Hi, Harry! Maybe, but I think much depends

Changing the Golf Cart Batteries

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What is proper way to disconnect old batteries and connect new batteries? how long should I let new batteries charge before using? My wife, grandkids

Golf Cart Batteries Not Charging

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My Trojan T-105's were great until I found myself as far away from the house as I could get in my development. I used all available power to get back

One Golf Cart Battery - the Weak Link!

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I have one Trojan Battery that only shows 5-6 Volts on a hand held meter. Can I just replace the weak battery withoutThe other 5 show 8.3 volts.

Need to charge new golf cart batteries?

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Is it necessary to charge new batteries when installing? Hi, George - Battery University says that if your batteries are lead-acid, they come already

The Great Golf Cart Battery Swap

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I was told I have to replace all 6 batteries @95.00 each; that's a LOT of money.is it necessary? The man said if I didn't, the old ones would just

Golf Cart Battery Post Burn Out

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I purchased my used 2002 EZ-Go with new batteries three years ago with new (no visible name) batteries. The cart is used for

Golf Cart Batteries Drained Too Fast!

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I am a courtesy cart driver with a GatorMoto 9 person shuttle. I go from the hotel to parking lot across the street, anywhere from

Charging Dead 8v Golf Cart Batteries With a Car Charger

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My charger was not working and my batteries got so low that they do not have enough charge in them to call for the charger to cut on and charge them

World's First All-Electric Monster Truck: Wimpy No Longer! (Video)

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Public preconceptions of electric cars as wimpy fiberglass golf carts are starting to wane, ever so slowly. Shown above is the world's first all-electric monster truck, formally known as the Odyssey Battery Bigfoot No. Now, another plug-in electric vehicle is literally looking to crush those outdated images. 20 Monster Truck. Thus far, it's only

Who Makes Pacer Batteries?

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Who is the manufacturer of the Pacer 6 volt electric golf cart battery? Hi, Joe - (Sorry if your name is Jerry and you're from New Brunswick, but

Bad Battery Charger Blues

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Usually when I plug the charger into the golf cart battery pack there is momentary pause, then hum, then the charging needle moves left to right to about

EV Battery Cycle Life

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What does the term cycle life mean when you're talking about electric car or golf cart batteries? It's the number of times a battery Hi, good question.

Solar Powered Battery Charger

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Have you heard of SunGo's solar-powered battery charger for golf carts? Here are some of the benefits of SunGo's solar battery charging systems

Should I Discharge the Battery Completely?

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How come my car's 12 volt battery is kept fully charged, yet I am told not to charge golf cart battery every night? I am told that I should only charge

1962 Falcon Electric Car Conversion

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In my reading here I've got the basics: Golf Cart deep cycle batteries, 3 phase AC Induction Motor. I'll try this myself, but would like to talk

IIHS awards Chevrolet Volt & Nissan Leaf top ratings in 1st US crash tests of mainstream electric cars

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The GEM and Whip belong to a class of golf cart-like vehicles that aren’t required to meet the same federal safety standards as passenger vehicles. The Volt and Leaf are classified as small cars, with their overall length, width, and passenger capacity in line with their peers; however, their hefty battery packs put their curb weights closer to midsize and larger cars.

New York City adding 70 electric vehicles to fleet; launches EV educational push

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The NYPD already uses electric scooters and electric powered golf carts on boardwalks, in parks and some transit hubs. Electric (Battery) Fleets Plug-insMayor Bloomberg announces the addition of 70 new electric vehicles.

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Batteries are Here!

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After much time on the phone with UPS Freight, the 8-volt golf cart batteries finally showed up today! Here is the pallet of batteries in the truck bay, minus the shrink wrap.

Considering Different Batteries

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The original CivicWithACord design used 18 8-volt golf cart batteries. After some debate on the Google Group and dealing with clutch-link interference issues, I'm tending towards 12-volt group-31 AGM batteries for the initial design.

Battery Equalizer Schematics Rev 1.0

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I'm currently working on a battery equalizer for the 914 EV based on the whitepaper at the following link: [link] The above two schematics show the circuit that I'm experimenting with using 12V batteries.

Measuring State-of-Charge on Lead Acid Batteries

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Since I'm still waiting on parts from ElectroAuto, I decided to take the plunge and do some extensive research on Lead-Acid battery technology. The 914 AC kit uses 8V golf cart batteries and I'm wondering if different batteries like Hawkers or Optima Yellow-Top batteries would be better. Both US-Battery and Trojan have 8-volt golf-cart batteries.