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Old 07-07-2006, 02:39 PM   #15
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it was a "strange but true" moment.The capper after that was we took the go kart on the off road trail later, and it almost killed us.....definitely not a true off road model.
We sold it to a nice grandpa from Tenn who has 8 acres for his little ones to ride it on.
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Old 07-07-2006, 03:10 PM   #16
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I've just about got Mrs. Minnie's Mate convensed to let me buy a golf cart to carry camping as a "get around" vehicle. Only question I have is will it fit in my short bed with the tail gate shut? I haven't measured the bed yet, but I think it might be a tad short of the standard short bed because of the crew cab design.
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Old 07-07-2006, 03:22 PM   #17
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Alan,
Nice rig. We'll miss your membership over here on the "dark side" of the forum but glad you found a rig so quickly. Looks like a keeper.
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Old 07-07-2006, 04:16 PM   #18
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thanks I will miss the motorhome chatter, but I will still lurk as I do mod that side.
I think the golf cart might be a bit heavy to deal with, although I saw a neighbor with one painted up all in UGA colors in his truck.. What about the electric scooters? They seem to easy to deal with.
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Old 07-07-2006, 09:47 PM   #19
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I ran across the ad for the 280 a while back. I was shocked to see it for sale. Looks like you found a good replacement though. Look forward to seeing it in person.
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Old 07-08-2006, 07:50 PM   #20
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I was shocked that I actually sold it....but it had to be. My new project is going along steadily. Almost ready to put in the e flooring. I really like my big red F250. Looking into veggie diesel conversions.
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Old 07-08-2006, 11:55 PM   #21
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If you do full processing on the oil then no mods to the truck needed. Only need to Mod if you are going to run a greasel (straight filtered oil).
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Old 07-09-2006, 06:55 AM   #22
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From what I have been reading its mainly a filter and a pre-heater. I have two tanks so I thought maybe I could convert one. Not ready to jumo yet but the price of fuel is making me think real hard.
www.greasecar.com is one site I have looked at.
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Old 07-09-2006, 04:42 PM   #23
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I think the golf cart might be a bit heavy to deal with, although I saw a neighbor with one painted up all in UGA colors in his truck.. What about the electric scooters? They seem to easy to deal with.
A golf cart should be just under 1,000#. I don't think that will overload my 3/4 ton truck with the AS in tow. I actually sized my Equal-i-zer hitch to take that much into account.

Electric scooters aren't an option.
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I was more concerned with unloading it and loading it up in the bed. Are you getting some ramps installed for this?
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I was more concerned with unloading it and loading it up in the bed. Are you getting some ramps installed for this?
I have a pair of aluminum ramps that are rated for 750# each that are made for loading into truck beds. They have a safety cable that hooks onto the bumper so that they don't slip off the lip of the tail gate. I bought them a couple of years ago to load and unload my riding lawn mower. I found the same ramps on a golf cart accessory web site a couple of nights ago.
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sounds like a plan! We always enjoy driving my mom's golf cart around here subdivision, where they have the paths for it...Sun City, Fla
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