Here is the 3rd and final part to this unique build. There were some very challenging aspects to this build, but with any challenge when you complete it, it is well worth it! This was no different, this cart turned out amazing!
We couldn’t just put any roof on this cart, so it was time to head into the paint booth again!
We decided on a pearl in black paint job, this will tie in with the silver flake stripe on the body.
We hit the roof with several good coats of clear and left it to dry over night.
With the roof drying we were excited to start assembling the rest of the cart. We started by installing awesome body.
The paint on this cart is so cool, in low level light it just looks like a blacked out cart.
After we mounted the body it was time to get the custom seats ready to be installed.
We took some of the styling for the seats from the 2013 Jaguar XF.
After test fitting the back of the seat it was time to make the rear cover.
We then made some templates for the mounting brackets by hand out of thin aluminum.
We did some final shaping of the rear seat cover and it was ready to mount.
Using out thin metal templates we made previously we took some thicker aluminum to our press brake and formed some durable mounting brackets. We then finished off attaching the back cover with some cupped washers and stainless screws.
Then we did the final installation on the seats.
The seats turned out incredible and are very comfortable!
Here is from the rear of the cart, you can see how factory the rear seat cover looks.
The sun was shinning just right through the shop window and we were able to catch a photo of the rear portion of the cart that changes to a black cherry when the sun hits it just right.
We removed the roof in order to install the stereo system.
We went with a carbon fiber stereo mount, with very nice high end speakers and CD player, with USB and line input so music can be played from a USB drive or a smart phone!
We wanted the customer to be able to be seen while he was out and about at night so we installed some LED taillights, here you can see us drilling through that custom body paint.
Front lights working great!
Rear LED lights working great and looking equally great!
Because we painted the entire body including the bumper plastics, we added a rock guard int eh bag well to ensure that area could take the beating of the bags.
We then added soft spike cleaners.
We installed the carbon fiber dash, with the carbon fiber trim to tie in with the stereo mount. We also installed two power points for the customers several phones.
The details complete it was time to add some life to the cart. We installed brand new US batteries with the flow-rite single point watering system. After much research we have made US batteries our battery of choice!
It was time to take it out of the shop and go for a cruise.
Here is an example of how the paint makes this cart look completely blacked out.
And just like that, with a bit of sun it’s a different cart. The metal flake with the candy paint which blends into the rear is awesome!
Whats this? When you open the dash there is a hidden shelf?
On the shelf there is a aluminum box that slides out…
Well of course it would be a cigar humidor!!! What goes better with your round of golf then a fantastic cigar. This cart has it all.
Another shot from a different angle with the sun hitting the cart.
This is one cool cart, and if you are around Predator Ridge Resort in Vernon, BC, Canada you will probably see it cruising around.
We still have to add the bag cover but other then that this buggy is complete!!!
If you haven’t seen the cart from the start check out part 1 to catch up on the details.
PART 1 of Predator Ridge Pavement Pounder