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Unread 12-12-2012, 10:16 PM   #11
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Scotty,Are the backing-plate flanges the same bolt-pattern on the TXT and Marathon?I swapped a G2-Yami axle into my Marathon,all the brake-stuff bolted on.I used the Marathon backing-plates,shoes,and cables with the Yamaha-Drums.Maybe this will cross somehow,allowing Yami-Brakes to work if the TXTs' don't swap?
Sorry, I don't know. some of the Yami used the same Dana differential as the ezgo TXT.
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Unread 12-13-2012, 05:46 AM   #12
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The brakes I sell only fit the TXT model Ezgo. The differential and the axles are not the same as a Marathon. Could you modify them to fit? Anything is possible, but I have never seen it done.
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Sorry folks. I think I jumped further ahead on this thought before I remembered all Scotty had told me on the phone, way back when. I'm sure this mod can be doable on my cart after I do some modification. With all the weight I've added I have placed this upgrade ahead of going 48v.

Once tax returns are mailed I'll plan on purchasing the 4 wheel kit and a new or used set of front hubs. I know I have room for disks on my front with the 13" rims I have, but I may or may not need spacers? Because his kit is not specifically for My 93 Marathon I would have to make it work. I have no doubts I can get the kit to work but saying what specific things would have to be done is premature.

My apologies for getting peoples hopes up. I surely wasn't trying to incite a crowd. My problem is Scotty telling me the kit isn't for my cart but possibly could be made to fit. Heck, that is all I have to hear! I'm resourceful enough to make it happen so my mind switched over to the thought of "It will fit". me bad on that part.

Check in on my build thread sometime in the spring and I should be showing some kind of direction for this. If I don't have any info about this topic in 2 or 3 months your all welcome to harass me!

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I may give it a go also. Seems like somebody could corner the market if they made one fit the marathon. There is clearly a demand.
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Unread 12-18-2012, 06:34 PM   #15
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Hey Auster, please forgive me if I'm taking over this thread. I suppose I could start a new one if needed.

I did a little research in regards to Marathon front steering parts and this is what I came up with. See attached. steering mod info.doc

What is going to be needed are some answers to these questions.

1. Because the Marathon uses a kingpin bolt and the kit is made with a kingpin bushing with bolt going thru it. What is the difference in diameter between the kingpin bolt vs. the bushing? The kit doesn't actually come with the bushing as it's expected to be reused.

2. Hub knuckles which the kingpin goes thru are different. Is there a depth difference between the kit and a Marathon.

3. Lastly, The steering rods are placed differently. Gotta figure out how much of a PITA it will be to make or find useful parts.

Scotty I don't expect you to have any of these answers. Maybe some helpfull person could find some new stock and use some calipers on a late 90's TXT hub knuckle?

These are just my 2 cents as I try to figure this issue out. Any help will be welcomed.

Shon

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not sure if the pictures will show for you when you open the .doc file.

Let me know if it doesn't open correctly and I can try another route.
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Thanks for the info. Sorry I havent replied back till now but been on vacation. Ill see what I can do with it.
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Does anyone have a refresh to this? Before I jump in an become the first one to spend more money than I should? I need disk brakes for the safety of myself and those around me.
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Unread 03-18-2013, 01:37 AM   #19
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This is the reason I opted for a 94 - 2000 txt ft end swap on my marathon build. It matched my spring tips with the 3 bolt pattern and available disk brakes from Jake's. With a little mod to the steering joint/tie rod and It will be perfect. The axle is the rectangle beam the same as the marathon.
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As you can see, flip the pads to the top of the beam and use txt springs or use the marathon square pads and spring. The txt spring is 19.625". The marathon spring is 17". You might like the ride and looks of a extra couple inches of spring in your Gonk. The springs you see in the pictures above fit a 2010 EVE/Fairplay Legend. Here are all three for comparison.
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