Gasoline Engine Noise - Loud Quad vs. Quiet Golf Cart.....

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Gasoline Engine Noise - Loud Quad vs. Quiet Golf Cart.....

Post by Meat Hunter » Fri Dec 14, 2018 11:21 am

Gasoline Engine Noise - Loud Quad vs. Quiet Golf Cart.....

What is done to make 4 cycle gasoline powered golf carts so much - much quieter than 4 cycle ATV's, 4 cycle lawn mowers and other small 4 cycle gasoline powered transportation?

I can hardly hear the gasoline engines on golf carts.

There must be some tricks that can be applied to other 4 cycle small engine powered people movers to make them as quite as golf carts.

It has to be more to it than just that 4 cycle engines are 'generally' quieter than 2 cycle engines.
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Re: Gasoline Engine Noise - Loud Quad vs. Quiet Golf Cart.....

Post by Jackass » Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:20 pm

Golf carts are usually two cylinder and smaller (250-350cc) so that makes it much smoother, thus quieter. Their engines are fully enclosed with purposefully quiet mufflers and intakes installed, and they don't idle. Don't forget that golf carts were engineered with a relaxing recreational outing in an outdoor environment in mind.
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Re: Gasoline Engine Noise - Loud Quad vs. Quiet Golf Cart.....

Post by motskyroonmatick » Mon Dec 17, 2018 9:53 am

Additionally lower RPM and larger actual muffler.
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