When owning a golf cart, whether it is gas-powered or electric it will eventually need parts replaced. When purchasing golf cart parts, you obviously want to find the best prices possible, so shopping around is essential if saving money is a top priority. You have many options when shopping for parts including at the dealership you purchased the golf cart from, discount stores, and online golf stores.

If you purchased a new one, chances are the dealership sells cart parts, but keep in mind, these parts are full retail, meaning they will cost you more than discount stores. Many people choose this option because they know they will get the correct part and most of the time they will replace the part for you with a fee. If you are not mechanically inclined or simply do not wish to deal with replacing parts, this probably your best option.

Several golf discount stores sells parts; you simply need to have the make and model of your cart to ensure the parts fit properly. Obviously, you will save a considerable amount if you are replacing your own brake lights, for example. Many people prefer to replace or add their own parts and discount stores give you many options to choose from including parts to customize your golf cart.

A final option to purchase cart parts is online. If you have access to the Internet, entering a quick search in any search engine for "golf parts" will display numerous online stores and options. Obviously, in order to successfully purchase parts for your cart online, you must know the part number. However, many online stores are sophisticated and allow you to search for the correct parts by entering the make and model of your cart. Many of the online options also have stores, which allows you to purchase the parts online and pick them up locally to save on shipping. Other sites offer free shipping, which is always an attractive feature when purchasing products online.

When you need parts, you have many options, and it depends on your budget where you purchase them. Most people prefer saving money over convenience, but in the event, you are not mechanically inclined, purchasing parts at a dealership and allowing them to install them, may be your best option.

Lastly, you should be aware that parts for your cart could also help accessorize and customize it, such as adding seat covers or a new dash with an organizer. Many companies accommodate those looking to customize their carts with parts; this is important to keep in mind as well especially if you want your it to look unique and offer conveniences for you when golfing.