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70oldsracer 04-29-2019 01:31 PM

1995 Medalist weight
 
Finally getting ready to bring my cart upstate and just want to make sure my ramps can handle the weight of the cart. Anyone have an approximate weight? It has four 12 volt batteries that weigh 65 lbs each for a total of 260 lbs. I think the ramps are rated for a total 1250 lbs for both ramps.

JohnnieB 04-29-2019 01:58 PM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
The specs for a stock 94-96 Medalist two passenger, no top, series or DCS drive and 18" tall tires, weighs 555lbs without batteries, so that will be 815lbs with your 4 X 12V battery pack.

Then you'll have to add the weight of the bigger tires, baskets and top, plus anything else you can think of. Hopefully it'll add up to less than 1250lbs.

70oldsracer 04-29-2019 02:44 PM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
Thanks Johnnie. I have over a 400 lb cushion, so I think Iíll be okay, as long as I donít get my fat a** on the cart while itís going on the ramps:lhmo:

Cobra,1 04-29-2019 08:04 PM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
I have titan 1250 lb 10’ ramps I use to load my txt. For safety sake I put jack stands under hinged part of ramp. Makes me feel better even know total wt. with me is under 1,000 lbs.fwiw ��

70oldsracer 04-29-2019 08:46 PM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
https://www.amazon.com/Highland-1126.../dp/B007Y0N2R2
Thanks for the info. These are the ramps I'm using. They are much shorter, making it a much steeper climb. I think I'm going to rig up something so I can use my winch to pull the cart up the ramps and into the bed of the truck.

BBBHC 04-30-2019 07:43 AM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
DaveTM has a good setup for winching a cart on a truck. Here is a link to a recent thread where loading a cart on a truck was discussed.

http://www.buggiesgonewild.com/autos...nsporting.html If you follow the link I posted in post #4, it will take you to another thread where you can see his setup as well as setups from other folks.

Dela 04-30-2019 01:20 PM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
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This help? :wink:

70oldsracer 04-30-2019 06:34 PM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
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Originally Posted by Dela (Post 1610137)
This help? :wink:

1,100 lbs, that's close to the weight limit of my ramps, but that would still put me 150 lbs under the max. I hope my cart doesn't weigh that much, that's too close for comfort.

rib33024 04-30-2019 06:39 PM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
He has the same cart you do. I would go with a better set of ramps







What Is my golf cart weight? Club Car / Yamaha / Ezgo


The information below is the dry weight without batteries or modifications direct from the manufacturer. Most often electric golf carts weigh less than gasoline golf carts.


Club Car Precedent Electric: 495 Pounds
Club Car Precedent Gas: 606 Pounds
Club Car DS IQ-System Electric: 498 Pounds
Club Car DS Gas: 619 Pounds

EZGO RXV Electric: 571 Pounds
EZGO RXV Gas: 697 Pounds
EZGO Medalist/TXT Electric: 550 Pounds
EZGO Medalist/TXT Gas: 750 Pounds
EZGO Marathon Electric: N/A
EZGO Marathon Gas: N/A

Yamaha The Drive Electric: 535 Pounds
Yamaha The Drive Gas: 536 Pounds
Yamaha G22 Electric: 549 Pounds
Yamaha G22 Gas: 670 Pounds
Yamaha G19 Electric: 560 Pounds
Yamaha G19 Gas: N/A
Yamaha G16 Electric: 560 Pounds
Yamaha G16 Gas: 653 Pounds
Yamaha G14 Electric: 560 Pounds
Yamaha G14 Gas: 661 Pounds
Yamaha G9 Electric: 519 Pounds
Yamaha G9 Gas: 606 Pounds
Yamaha G8 Electric: 556 Pounds
Yamaha G8 Gas: 672 Pounds
Yamaha G5 Sun Classic: 798 Pounds
Yamaha G2 Electric: N/A
Yamaha G2 Gas: 606 Pounds
Yamaha G1 Gas: 684 Pounds

Cobra,1 04-30-2019 07:37 PM

Re: 1995 Medalist weight
 
Best ramps you can buy the better, wish I would have got 12 footers since they will fit in 6í5 bed when folded espeacially if you haul an atv like I do. Longer gives a more controlled ride into bed😊
I took cheap way out since cart has no front winch. In case of battery failure ect.
I have a heavy duty ratchet strap to put between the two tie down hooks in front of truck bed so I can use a come along in emergency. Hope I never have to use it.
Bought my titan ramps off amazon as recommended by member here and had reasonable pricing if that helps


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