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The finest golf, utility and transportation vehicles in the industry

The finest golf, utility and transportation vehicles in the industry

Every detail of design, fabrication and assembly at Club Car is executed with an uncompromised desire for superior performance. The manufacture of quality products is paramount to the employees of Club Car and has been the driving force behind the company for over 50 years. The company's relationship with its customers is equally important: its worldwide distribution network includes over 600 distributors, dealers and factory branch locations. Based in Augusta, Georgia, Club Car is part of worldwide Ingersoll Rand.

Ingersoll Rand is a global diversified industrial firm providing products, services and solutions to transport and protect food and perishables, secure homes and commercial properties, and enhance industrial productivity and efficiency. Driven by a 100-year-old tradition of technological innovation, we enable companies and their customers to create progress.

Club Car's golf, utility and transportation vehicles are recognized as industry leaders in efficiency and long-lasting value. Today, more than 40 base models with applications in golf course, grounds maintenance, industrial, commercial and recreational markets are available.

Club Car repeatedly leads the industry, a fact many attribute to the company's winning style and state-of-the-art engineering. The preparation Club Car has made for tomorrow will serve you well today and in the years to come.

Club Car was founded in the early to mid 1950s in Dallas, Texas.   Bill Stevens bought the rights to the golf car and moved the manufacturing facility to Augusta, Georgia, where he lived.  

Stevens eventually sold out to Johns Manville Company and then in 1978 Club Car was sold again to a group of investors that included Billy Dolan and seven other top managers from E-Z-GO.  They redesigned the golf car and in 1982 introduced the DS model which is still familiar today. They took a small company from back in the pack to become a world class manufacturer of golf and utility vehicles.

Originally making only a 36 volt electric car, Club Car branched off into making a gasoline 4-cycle golf car in 1984.  Internal improvements were hidden by a body design that did not change until 1993 when a minor alteration to the front cowl & headlights was made. The body material changed in ’93 to what Club Car calls “ArmorFlex”, a nearly indestructible thermoplastic resin.

Under the hood things were new.  In 1992 the old 341cc side valve Kawasaki engine was replaced by a new 286cc, 9hp Kawasaki overhead valve engine dubbed the FE 290 engine. In 1995 Club Car offered the first modern 48-volt power train for golf courses.  It employed six 8-volt batteries and had a unique on-board computer to control the charging process. Later that same year they offered a regenerative braking 48-volt system as well.  In the late 1990s Club Car eclipsed E-Z-GO as the best selling electric golf car in the world.  Since then Club Car has been bought out by Clark, the forklift company, and then Clark shortly thereafter was bought by Ingersoll Rand, which still owns Club Car to this day.



Caroche Golf Car

Club Car 1975-1980

The red 4-wheel car is the Club Car body style used from 1975 through 1979. The early models had bucket seats but later a bench bottom with individual backs was used (see picture).

The car features a 36 volt electric drive train (six 6-volt batteries) and four speed-control micro switches mounted under the center cup holder cutout in the dash. The four micro switches control the five solenoids located just behind the battery pack under the seat.

It has two brake pedals: One to stop the car, which is a hydraulic system with a master cylinder under the dash and a wheel cylinder in each rear wheel. The other brake pedal is the hill brake, located to the extreme left side of the pedal cluster, used to park the car on a slope. The hill brake is a cable activated system.

The motor is usually a BALDOR or GE brand and is mounted in line with the Terrell differential. The chassis is all aluminum.

Designer Dom Saporito in late 1980 introduced a stylish electric golf car with the model name DS, the designer’s initials.

Club Car DS 1981 – Up

Club Car made a body change in 1981 and the “DS” Model was introduced. This is essentially the same design that is seen today except for minor changes to the front cowl and recessed headlight design in 1993.

The insides have changed substantially over the years though. In 1984 the first Club Car gas car (with a side valve, 341 cc, 4 cycle, KF82 Kawasaki engine with a Fuji differential) was introduced. In 1988 the 5 solenoid speed control system was abandoned for the “V glide” resistor style speed switch that employed just one solenoid rather then the 5-solenoid array behind the battery pack.

Club Car left the old side valve gas engine to adopt the Kawasaki FE290 (290cc) overhead valve, 4 cycle gas engine in 1992. Club Car also converted their 36-volt electric cars to a Curtis electronic speed controller in 1992 and went to a Japanese-made self adjusting brake system as well.

In 1995 Club Car and Trojan Battery Co. co-developed the revolutionary 48-volt speed control system. Trojan built the only 8-volt deep cycle lead acid battery (at the time) and Club Car used six of them to power their car. 1996 saw the ‘regen’ 48 volt car offered for sale that electronically governed the top speed of the car.

Starting in the first week of 1997 Club Car changed the direction the Kawasaki gas engine from a counterclockwise rotation to a clockwise rotation (as viewed from the passenger side of the car).  This change also incorporated the Unitized Transaxle where the transmission and the differential now were a single unit, not separate components.  The engine still had a 290cc displacement but many internal engine parts, the driven clutch and starter/generator all changed with the direction of the engine.

Beginning in 2000 Club Car changed their top design and top support struts as well as the seat bottom and seat back cushions.  The old DS top supports were aluminum and now they were a powder-coated black.  The upper portion of the front top support formed a trapezoidal shape.  The seat back cushion changed from two individual cushions to a single bench-style cushion although the dual seat back cushion design remained an option.

The Club Car DS front and rear body panels were constructed of plastic and fiberglass, respectively. In 1993, Club Car redesigned the bodies and began constructing both the front and rear panels out of a material called ArmorFlex. ArmorFlex is thicker and stiffer than the materials used by other manufacturers. The result is a smoother appearance; however, this characteristic also makes the panels break, rather than bend, when hit in certain ways. Generally, ArmorFlex panels must withstand prolonged abuse before breaking.

2004 up  Club Car Precedent

On January 1, 2004, after nearly five years of research and development, Club Car introduced Precedent, a golf car that immediately set a new standard for performance, styling and comfort.

What Year Is My Club Car® Golf Cart?

Since 1981 Club Car® Golf Carts have positioned their serial numbers just under the glove box on the passengers side of the vehicle. The serial number of each vehicle is printed on a bar code decal. The two letters at the beginning of the serial number "A" indicate the vehicle model. The following four digits "B" indicate the model year and production week during which the vehicle was built. The six digits "C" following the hyphen represent the unique sequential number assigned to each vehicle built within a given model year. (See chart below to find your model.)

                     PH0901-123456


This Example Serial Number is for a (PH)Precedent I2 Excel (0901)Year-2009 Made the 1st Week (123456)Unique Number For This Particular Cart. 
 

On Club Car® Golf Carts prior to 1981, you can find the serial number by raising the seat and locating the aluminium, I-beam frame section closest to the batteries on the driver's side of the car. If the serial number plate has been removed, you can confirm it is a 1975-1980 model if it has two brake pedals and one accelerator pedal.

            VEHICLE DESCRIPTION                                                                               
A  DS Electric (ALL prior to separation of models) obsolete Golf                                            
AA DS Golf Electric (Electronic Controller) Golf                                                           
AB DS Golf Electric (V-Glide) Golf                                                                         
AC DS Golf Electric (Regen) Golf                                                                           
AD Pioneer 1200 Gas Utility                                                                                
AE Pioneer 900 Gas Utility                                                                                 
AF Café Express Utility                                                                                    
AG DS Golf Gas Golf                                                                                       
AH Pioneer 1200 SE Gas Utility                                                                             
AQ 48V DS Golf Electric (Curtis IQ) Golf                                                                   
AZ Indio Chassis IQ 4-Wheel Brake Golf                                                                     
B  CHASSIS ONLY ELMCO ELECTRIC (Electronic Controller) Golf                                                 
BB CHASSIS ONLY STREET ROD ELECTRIC (Electronic Controller) Golf                                           
BA CHASSIS ONLY INDIO ELECTRIC (Electronic Controller) Golf                                                
BC CHASSIS ONLY ULTRA ELECTRIC (Electronic Controller) Golf                                                
BD BOBCAT 2200 - DEISEL Utility                                                                            
BE BOBCAT 2200 - GAS Utility                                                                               
BK BOBCAT 2100 (Gas) Utility                                                                               
BL BOBCAT 2100S (gas) Utility                                                                              
C  Electric Industrial Vehicle, Two Places with Cargo Bed Carryall with Plastic Box OBSOLETE                
CE Champion - Electric Golf                                                                                
CF Champion - Gas Golf                                                                                     
CG Gas Industrial Vehicle, Two Places with Cargo Bed Carryall with Plastic Box OBSOLETE                    
CP CHASSIS, DS, IQ, CUSTOM CAR Golf                                                                        
CQ CHASSIS, INDIO 48V IQ Golf                                                                              
CS CHASSIS, CUSTOM SOLUTIONS STANDARD Utility                                                              
D  Four Passenger Electric (also known as Fairway Villager) (Electronic Controller) Transportation          
DB BOBCAT AWD, DIESEL 4x4                                                                                  
DC AWD, DIESEL, CA 4x4                                                                                     
DG Four Passenger Gas (also known as Fairway Villager) Utility                                             
DH AWD DIESEL OEM (H1) 4x4                                                                                 
DP AWD, DIESEL, PIONEER 4x4                                                                                
DS 102474001 - 48V DS POWER DRIVE SERIES LC Golf                                                           
E  Carryall 2 Electric (Electronic Controller) Utility                                                      
EA Carryall 2 Electric Industrial Truck (CE) Utility                                                       
EB Carryall 2 Electric AC Low Speed Vehicle LSV                                                            
EC Carryall 2 Electric AC Low Speed Vehicle NY LSV                                                         
EG Carryall 2 Gas Utility                                                                                  
F  Carryall 1 Electric Utility                                                                              
FA Carryall 1 Electric Industrial Truck (CE) Utility                                                      
FD Carryall 1 48 volt IQ Utility                                                                           
FG Carryall 1 Gas Utility                                                                                  
FQ Villager 4. 48V, IQ System Utility                                                                      
G  Tourall Electric 36V Transportation                                                                      
GB BOBCAT AWD, GAS 4x4                                                                                     
GC AWD, GAS, CA 4x4                                                                                        
GG Tourall Gas Transportation                                                                              
GP AWD, GAS, PIONEER 4x4                                                                                   
H  Turf 1 Electric (Electronic Controller) Utility                                                          
HA DS Electric 36V Solid State (1994) Obsolete Golf                                                        
HB AWD, Diesel, Bobcat, Homol 4x4                                                                          
HC AWD, Diesel, Carryall, Homol 4x4                                                                        
HD Turf 1 48 volt IQ Utility                                                                               
HE H2, Electric Utility                                                                                    
HF H2 , XP, Electric Utility                                                                               
HG Turf 1 Gas Utility                                                                                      
HH H2, Gas Utility                                                                                         
HJ H2, XP, Gas Utility                                                                                     
HP AWD GAS OEM (H1) 4x4                                                                                    
J  Transporter and Carryall 6 Electric (Electronic Controller) Utility                                      
JA Carryall 6 Electric Industrial Truck (CE) Utility                                                       
JB Carryall 6 Electric AC Low Speed Vehicle LSV
JC Carryall 6 Electric AC Low Speed Vehicle                                                                
JG Transporter and Carryall 6 Gas Utility
JK Turf 252, 48V Elec IQ Plus Utility
JL Carryall 252 48V Electric IQ Plus Utility
JM XRT 900, 48V Electric, IQ Plus Utility                                                                  
JP Transporter 6, 48 v Electric IQ Plus Utility                                                            
JQ Transporter 6, Gas Key Start Utility                                                                    
JR Carryall 6 Electric IQ Plus Utility                                                                     
JS Transporter 4, Elec 48 v IQ Plus Transportation                                                         
JT Transporter 4 Gas Key Start Transportation                                                              
JU Carryall 6, 11 HP Gasoline KS Utility                                                                   
JV Turf 6, 11 HP Gas Pedal Start Utility                                                                  
JY XRT 850 Electric Utility                                                                                
JZ
XRT 850 Gas Utility                                                                                     
K
 Villager 6 Electric (Electronic Controller) Transportation                                               
KA XRT 950, 2x4, Gas - Prototype Utility                                                                   
KG Villager 6 Gas Transportation                                                                           
KT HUV 4414XP 4x4 Gas Utility                                                                              
KX XRT 950 4x2 Gas Utility                                                                                 
KY XRT 950 4x4 Gas Utility                                                                                 
KZ XRT 950EX 4x4 Gas Utility                                                                               
L  All Limo Electric (prior to separation be models) obsolete Transportation                                
LA Limo Electric (Electronic Controller) Transportation                                                    
LB Limo Electric (Regen) Transportation                                                                    
LC AWD, Gas Longbed chassis 4x4                                                                            
LD AWD, Diesel Longbed chassis 4x4                                                                         
LE Limo II Electric (req by Joy Chaney, will replace LB) Transportation                                    
LG Limo Gas Transportation                                                                                 
LH Limo II GAS (req by Joy Chaney, will replace LG) Transportation                                         
LJ Limo Electric (Asian limo project) Transportation                                                      
LK Limo Gas (Asian limo project) Transportation                                                            
LL Lego Land Chassis Transportation                                                                       
LQ Limo Electric Manual Brake Transportation                                                               
LX Gas Lynx 9.0hp Utility                                                                                  
M  Villager 8 Electric (Electronic Controller) Transportation                                               
MG Villager 8 Gas Transportation                                                                           
N XL ST Chassis Electric IQ Plus Utility                                                                   
NG Transporter, Transsender, Carryall VI Gas OBSOLETE Utility                                              
NQ Pathway (NEV) Golf                                                                                      
NR Pathway (New Yorker) Golf                                                                              
PA 1PASS (Produced by SoloRider, Model 32) Golf                                                            
PD Precedent I2L Excel Golf                                                                               
PE Precedent Electric - 4Pass Transportation                                                              
PF Precedent Gas - 4 Pass Transportation                                                                   
PG Carryall 2 Plus Gas Utility                                                                             
PH Precedent I2 Excel Golf                                                                                 
PJ Precedent I2 4-Pass Excel Golf                                                                          
PK Precedent I2 2-Pass Excel with Limo Bag Attachment Golf                                                 
PL Player - Electric (not available) Golf                                                                  
PM Player - Gas (not available) Golf                                                                       
PQ Precedent Professional - Electric Golf                                                                  
PR Precedent Professional - Gas Golf                                                                       
PS Precedent L2 - Electric Golf                                                                            
PT Precedent L2 - Gas Golf                                                                                 
PU Precedent I2 Signature Excel Golf                                                                       
PV Precedent I2 Signature 4-Pass Excel Golf                                                                
PW Precedent Signature Gas 4-Pass Golf                                                                     
PX Precedent Signature Ele 4-Pass Golf                                                                     
PY Precedent Signature Gas Golf Golf                                                                       
PZ Precedent Signature Elec Golf Golf                                                                      
QA HD IQ - CA1 (not available) Utility                                                                    
QB HD IQ - CA2 Utility                                                                                     
QC HD IQ - CA6 Utility                                                                                     
QE HD IQ Villager 8 Plus Utility                                                                 
9G REMAN PRECEDENT GOLF CAR Reman

QG Carryall 272 Gas Utility
QH CA 472 Gas Utility
QP Pathway Golf (IQ - P) Golf
QS Villager 6 Plus (HDIQ) Utility
QT Turf 2 Plus (HDIQ) Utility
R  Turf 2 Electric (Electronic Controller) Same as 'S' Utility
RA BCT, Diesel AWD (Restyle) 4x4
RB BCT, Gas AWD (Restyle) 4x4
RC CA, Gas AWD (Restyle) 4x4
RF CA, Diesel AWD (Restyle) 4x4
RG Turf 2 Gas Utility
RH HUV, Gas AWD (Restyle) 4x4
RJ HUV, Diesel AWD (Restyle) 4x4
RK HUV 4221 XP Diesel AWD 4x4
RL HUV 4221XP Gas AWD 4x4
RM RSC 1550 Diesel AWD 4x4
RN RSC 1550SE Gas AWD 4x4
RP RSC 1550SE Diesel AWD 4x4
RR CA 295, Homologated Diesel, AWD 4x4
RS Bobcat 2200 Homologated Diesel AWD 4x4
RT RSC 1550 Gas AWD 4x4
RX XRT Gas AWD 4x4
RY XRT, Diesel, AWD 4x4
S  Turf 2 Electric (Electronic Controller) Utility
SC 4x4, 4Pass, Gas, Carryall Utility
SD 4x4, 4Pass, Diesel, Carryall Utility
SG Turf 272 Gas Utility
SH HUV 4213G Utility
SJ HUV 4213GXP AWD 4x4
SX XRT 1550 SE GAS AWD Utility
SY XRT 1550 SE Diesel AWD Utility
T  Villager 4 Electric (Electronic Controller) Utility
TB AWD, Gas Bobcat 2300 4x4
TC AWD, Gas Carryall BT 4x4
TD AWD, Diesel, Carryall Homo BT 4x4
TG Villager 4 Gas Utility
TH AWD, Diesel BCT Homo 2300 4x4
TL AWD, Diesel Carryall BT 4x4
TR AWD, Diesel XRT BT 4x4
TT AWD, XRT 1550 INTELLITACH 4x4
TX AWD, Gas XRT BT 4x4
UB AWD, 4 pass Gas Bobcat 4x4
UC AWD, 4 pass Gas Carryall 4x4
UL AWD, 4 pass Diesel Carryall 4x4
UR AWD, 4 pass Diesel, XRT 4x4
UT AWD, 4 pass Diesel, Bobcat 4x4
UX AWD, 4 pass Gas XRT 4x4
VG Turf 6 Gas Utility
WG 19th Hole Gas Utility
WH Chassis, Deluxe Beverage Unit Gas Utility
XE X2, Electric Utility
XF X2 Plus, Electric Utility
XG Turf 2 XRT Gas Utility
XH X2 Gas Utility
XJ X2 Plus Gas Utility
XL CA232 Gas Utility
XS RSC XRT 800-E Utility
XT IR-CUV (Tractor Supply) Utility
XU RSC XRT 900 Utility
YG 19th Hole Deluxe Gas Utility
ZG Carryall 2 XRT Gas Utility

 

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