Convert a Yamaha G-16 Golf Cart From 36 to 48 Volts

Discussion in 'Yamaha Driver's Club' started by rwx, Sep 17, 2014.

  1. rwx

    rwx New Member

    I would like to get my Yamaha G-16 golf cart up to 20 MPH to make it street legal. I bought batteries to convert it from 36 to 48 volts. I understand it has a series wound motor that will work at 48 volts. What do I need to do in addition?
     
  2. HotRodCarts

    HotRodCarts Cartaholic

    You'll need a 48 volt controller, solenoid and a battery charger.
     
  3. golfcar2000

    golfcar2000 Cartaholic

    Might have to change the charge port to match the 48 volt charger pattern.
     
  4. Makingchips

    Makingchips New Member

    Hi, would that also work on my older 1994 Yamaha G5E golf cart to convert it from 36 to 48 volts?
     
  5. HotRodCarts

    HotRodCarts Cartaholic

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