Golf Cart Lift Kits

Our experts are here to help you find the right lift kit for your specific needs and budget. Get ready to experience off-road freedom!

Golf Cart Lift Kits for Club Car, EZ-GO, and Yamaha

Elevate the style and performance of your golf cart with our selection of high-quality lift kits and suspension parts. When you want to set your golf cart’s looks apart from the neighbors, upgrading to bigger tires and wheels is a must. However, this upgrade requires installing a lift kit and adjusting the suspension to accommodate the larger diameter tires and wheels.

Pete’s Golf Carts offers a wide range of lift kits and replacement suspension parts that are easy to install, ensuring you can customize your cart with ease. Whether you’re looking for increased ground clearance, a smoother ride, or just a sleeker appearance, we have the golf cart parts you need to enhance your ride. Don’t settle for the stock steel wheels that come with your cart – choose from our selection of wheels, tires, and lift kits to transform your golf cart into a one-of-a-kind vehicle.

Lift Kit & Tire Pairing Guide

Lift Kit Height Recommended Tire Size Terrain Type Performance Focus
2-3 inches
18-20 inches
Mild off-road, occasional trails, improved clearance.
Balance of comfort, ground clearance, and style.
4-6 inches
20-23 inches
Moderate off-road, trails, hunting, uneven terrain.
Increased ground clearance, better traction, more aggressive look.
8+ inches
23+ inches
Extreme off-road, mudding, rock crawling.
Maximum ground clearance, specialized tread patterns for specific terrains.

Types of Lift Kits

Let’s dive into the details of each type to help you make an informed decision:

Block Lift Kits

  • The Essentials: Simple, budget-friendly, and perfect for a subtle lift. These kits consist of solid blocks inserted between the leaf springs and frame, raising the cart’s body without altering its suspension geometry.
  • Pros: Easy installation (often DIY-friendly), affordable option, maintains factory ride quality to some extent, and provides a modest lift (usually 2-4 inches).
  • Cons: Limited lift height, may affect ride quality on bumpy terrain due to increased center of gravity, and not suitable for aggressive off-roading.
  • Best For: Casual off-roaders, budget-conscious owners,

Spindle Lift Kits:

  • The Essentials: Replace your factory spindles with longer ones, allowing for larger tires and a more integrated lift.
  • Pros: Smoother ride than block kits, maintain factory suspension geometry, accommodate larger tires, offer a moderate lift (typically 4-6 inches), and are relatively easy to install (may require professional assistance).
  • Cons: More expensive than block kits, may have a slightly wider turning radius due to longer spindles.
  • Best For: Golfers who want a good balance of performance, ride quality, and value, and those who plan to install larger tires for enhanced off-road capabilities.

A-Arm Lift Kits:

  • The Essentials: A complete front suspension upgrade featuring a more robust A-arm design for superior performance.
  • Pros: Improved handling and stability, especially off-road, allow for the largest tire sizes (up to 23 inches), often adjustable for lift height (typically 6-8 inches), and offer the most aggressive and stylish look.
  • Cons: Most expensive option, requires professional installation due to complexity.
  • Best For: Serious off-road enthusiasts, those who prioritize performance and customization, and anyone seeking the most dramatic lift and a head-turning appearance.

Drop Axle Lift Kits:

  • The Essentials: Lower the front end of your cart by replacing the factory axle with a dropped version.
  • Pros: Affordable option, often easier to install than A-arm kits, can accommodate larger tires, and offer a subtle lift (usually 2-4 inches).
  • Cons: Limited availability compared to other types, may require modification of steering components, and not suitable for significant lift or aggressive off-roading.
  • Best For: Budget-minded golf cart owners seeking a mild lift for occasional off-road use or a unique lowered stance.

Long Travel Lift Kits:

  • The Essentials: The most advanced and expensive option, designed to maximize suspension travel and off-road capability.
  • Pros: Unparalleled off-road performance, smooths out even the roughest terrain, often includes upgraded shocks and springs, allows for significant lift (up to 10 inches or more), and provides a truly unique look.
  • Cons: Very complex installation requiring professional expertise, significant investment, and not suitable for everyday use on paved roads.
  • Best For: Extreme off-roaders, those who demand the highest level of performance and comfort, and those who want to build a custom show-stopping golf cart.

Choosing the Right Lift Kit:

Consider your budget, desired lift height, typical terrain, and desired ride quality. Don't hesitate to reach out to experts for advice and guidance on selecting and installing the perfect lift kit for your golf cart adventures!

Golf Cart Lift Kit Installation Process

EZ GO lift kits

Installing a lift kit follows a similar pattern, but there are some variations:

  1. Prep & Safety: Gather tools, park the cart on level ground, engage the parking brake, and raise the cart using jack stands.
  2. Front End:
    • Remove the front wheels.
    • If your kit requires it, remove the front bumper.
    • Depending on your lift kit type:
      • A-arm lift: Disconnect the upper A-arms and remove the shocks.
      • Spindle lift: Remove the kingpins and spindles.
      • Block lift: Loosen shock and leaf spring bolts.
  3. Lift Install:
    • A-arm lift: Install the new longer A-arms and shocks according to the instructions.
    • Spindle lift: Replace the spindles with the longer ones included in the kit.
    • Block lift: Insert lift blocks between the frame and the suspension components.
  4. Reassemble Front: Put the front suspension components back together, tightening all bolts and nuts.
  5. Rear End:
    • Remove the rear wheels.
    • Loosen or remove shock bolts and U-bolts holding the leaf springs.
    • If using a block lift, insert the blocks.
  6. Reassemble Rear: Reattach the shocks and tighten all bolts and nuts.
  7. Wheels On: Put the wheels back on and tighten securely.
  8. Lower Cart: Carefully lower the cart from the jack stands.
  9. Test & Adjust: Test drive the cart, adjust the toe-in if needed, and ensure all components are tight and secure.


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This depends on the manufacturer and your specific warranty terms. Some warranties may be voided by aftermarket modifications like lift kits, while others may not be affected. It’s always best to check your warranty documents or contact the manufacturer directly to clarify before installing a lift kit;

A lift kit can affect the handling and stability, especially at higher speeds or when making sharp turns. The increased center of gravity can make the cart more prone to tipping. However, choosing the right lift kit and tire combination, along with proper installation and alignment, can minimize these effects and ensure safe handling.

The complexity of installation varies depending on the lift kit type and your mechanical experience. Some lift kits are designed for DIY installation, while others may require professional expertise. If you’re not confident in your mechanical skills, it’s always recommended to have a professional install the lift kit to ensure safety and proper functionality.

Use a tire pressure gauge to check the pressure. The ideal PSI is usually stamped on the tire sidewall or can be found in your owner’s manual. Typically, it ranges between 18-25 PSI.