A cowling enclosure framework () having cowlings ( & ) that may be mounted to an upper structure () of a vehicle, such as a golf cart (). The cowlings provide protection from adverse weather and also provide an area for concealing the flaps of a flexible enclosure () of the enclosure and/or a cargo cover () while retracted and not in use. A user may simply roll or fold flaps and/or a cargo cover into the storage space created by the cowlings. An added benefit of the cowlings is that it they extend the area of the roof (), thereby providing extra protection to occupants of the vehicle from the sun and rain.
Windshield Assembly For Golf Carts And Other Vehicles
A folding windshield assembly () for a vehicle, such as a golf cart (), that folds against a roof () of the vehicle when not in use. The windshield assembly comprises a bottom panel () and a top panel (). A top edge () of the bottom panel is attached to a bottom edge () of the top panel by a hinge (). Bottom corners () on side edges () of the bottom panel are slideably and pivotally attached to tracks () and front posts () of a upper structure () of a vehicle. Top corners () on side edges () of the top panel are pivotally attached to the front vertical posts of the upper structure. Gas springs () are mounted to the top panel and the front posts to assist with folding the windshield assembly up and down.
A holder or assister for enabling one person to set and stretch a chalking line and strike a chalk line without an assistant. The holder comprises a toe plate, a tubular member and a retainer plate integrally formed with each other and a center shaft inside the tubular member, these parts cooperate to hold the assister on various configurations of workpieces. Means are provided to attach one end of a chalking string to the assister and to permit accurate alignment of the chalking string with a reference mark on which a chalk line is to be struck.