"Nubile Southern Sailor"
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Columbus, Ga
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Re: Islander 36 electric inboard? diy
Christian what do you mean that your golf carts there, are a mix of gas and electric? They are your only local used source.
that is exactly what I mean...the forklift scenario is dubious too because finding the scraps is impossible because we are like vultures here, so you have to know someone who has a forklift about to crap out and then pounce on it.
regarding the golf cart I was returning from a day of working on the boat(new bulkheads, chainplates, deck gel coat) on the coast and I saw a golf cart for sale on the road! I was so excited I almost peed myself, when I started asking questions about the motor the guys looked at me strange...
basically it has a small aircooled motor...must of been an old cart but the piston size was about 60mm...
I havent found an abandoned golf cart since...
well see what I can scrounge up