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Old 02-16-2021, 03:08 PM
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I have option 2. I have high back seats so I a little higher so the line in the middle when the windshield is folded down does not bother me. I can see where that would be annoying if you were shorter and it was in your view. With the windshield up the little slots didn’t let enough air in. I like the windshield folded down with a screen. With the windshield folded down without a screen I thought the big air was too much blasting in my face. With the screen installed it cuts the blast of air down somewhat becomes “just right’ airflow for me.
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Old 02-17-2021, 09:47 AM
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I have the original fold down windshield, those who have option #3, the pop out bottom windshield, where did you get it? Did come with the cart, or you had it installed aftermarket, and if so, do you remember the price and where you bought it. I would interested, especially since my windshield is almost ten years old and it getting a bit cloudy.
Carts and Clubs told me they "invented" it.
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Old 02-17-2021, 10:30 AM
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Number two is what I have. I have a 2020 Yamaha with Curtis cab. If it is warm and raining out the inside windows steam up. Opening the vents and back window allows air flow so the inside does not steam up as bad. Also, hot weather on golf course, flip down the windshield. Not on golf course with someone concerned about wind blown hair, vents provided air flow, but not at head.
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Old 02-17-2021, 01:40 PM
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Carts and Clubs told me they "invented" it.
Thanks for the heads up. I didn't see any photos on Carts & Clubs website that displayed the windshields clearly, but on their Facebook page they have three kinds of windshields and two fold down from the top, one version has the slots and the other pops out from the bottom. It appears a third version has slots but is one piece and doesn't fold down.

This version folds down or pops up from the bottom, but you apparently can't have both since the rubber bumpers for the windshield when folded down are on the pop out.

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This version has the fold down and the slots

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This is an inside view from the third version, slots on the bottom and a solid piece on the top.

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They also offer the big cooler I bought from TV at LSL a couple of years ago. It was a $100 instead of $80 for the 12 pack, but it's worth it.

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Here's a suggestion from someone driving a Yamaha golf cart for ten years in TV, don't settle for those little round mirrors that they offer as standard Villager ready. You want as much visibility as possible when driving in TV.

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In TV I believe it's standard practice to install the big mirrors, so if you're buying from Carts & Clubs pay the little extra and get these big mirrors. However, I'm really surprised they're installing them so high above the windshield fold line. Mine came that way from TV and within the first week I almost had a head on collision on an MMP at Odell and Buena Vista there is a sharp turn. The mirror created a built in blind spot in the turn and the cart coming from the opposite direction was totally hidden behind the mirror. I immediately drove over to LSL and without question, lowered the mirrors for me for free, and told them what had happened, and I noticed ever since then in 2011 they have installed the mirrors with the top edge no higher than the windshield fold.

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As you can see on my cart, the mirrors top edge is in line with the windshield fold. This way you have a clear view all the way around in a turn as you scan for other traffic.

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I'll make one last suggestion, when buying the upgraded seats, get the version with the center armrest. It's just like a car, you don't notice the armrest until you don't have one. The way I drive, when making turns my left hand is on the steering wheel and having an armrest gives the right arm a place to anchor yourself. It's great, I can't imagine driving without one.

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Old 02-17-2021, 02:16 PM
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Great info and images! Thanks!
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Old 02-18-2021, 07:11 AM
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I like the 2 piece windshield myself.
I made a screen (materials bought from Lowe’s) I also ordered the rubber pieces that that are attached to the top windshield and attached them to the screen so it’s easy to pop the screen on and off
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