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Old March 17th, 2012, 07:42 PM   #1
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Default MY 2011 Escalade Build

Been a ongoing project since i got the truck 3 weeks ago ill just list al the stuff

ff you guys know me you know I like modding my vehicles..... even if I don't have the truck yet lol. I will be using this truck to tow my ctsv to the track also so no 3600 stall or heads/cam or nitrous on this one just basic mods.

We should be finishing up the paper work this week and truck will be getting shipped from Arizona to me here in san francisco in about a week so I have 8-10 business days to get rolling here.

Truck is a 2011 Brand new Escalade 2wd (dont need awd here less issues) and Galaxy Grey color with ebony interior.

Parts ordered today

2/3-4 kit from yours truely
http://www.tbssowners.com/store/inde...d&productId=87


Rear DJM hardware kit. Should let the truck come down a little more in rear.
http://www.tbssowners.com/store/inde...&productId=125

I also will be comparing the belltech vs djm shock extenders to see if one shock extender is longer from center to center hole. On a autoride truck being longer would be better to let the truck sit lower. Never did this before so might as well get all the info out there.

Front/Rear DJM Swaybar Kit
http://www.tbssowners.com/store/inde...&productId=105


Rear Spohn Del Sphere Panhard Bar
http://www.tbssowners.com/store/inde...&productId=165


Rear Spohn Del Sphere Lower Control Arms Bar
http://www.tbssowners.com/store/inde...&productId=168


Escalade 24" m arcellinoreplica wheels which I sell now
You get a 5-Year finish warranty and a lifetime structural warranty.
http://tbssowners.com/store/index.ph...&productId=164


305 35 24 Yokohama advins 228 each
http://ssl.delti.com/cgi-bin/rshop.p...&nichtweiter=1


Wilwood 16/14 Front/Rear Set up
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...#ht_6021wt_814


Volant Intake $245 shipped from summitracing.com
http://volant.com/edetail.asp?ID=941

Husky Floor Mats Complete Interior Kit
256.80 shipped from summitracing.com

I will just replace main muffler with magnaflow and have it dumped under rear bumper. Kinda want the clean smooth look

Only other thing im going to try to clear out the stock headlights oh and a tune from LT1z on my tbss site.




STAY TUNED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


1ST UPDATE 2/13/12 Dealership walk around
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Old March 17th, 2012, 07:43 PM   #2
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finally got more parts in!!

WILWOOD 16 inch rotors and fat calipers




305 35 24 yokohams


24 inch chrome escalde whees
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Old March 17th, 2012, 07:44 PM   #3
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Well I cut the resonator off and a few things. 1 the escalade has a 3.5 inch cat back set up which will be perfect for my whipple 2.3 and the resonator is totally different then the tbss. Its pretty much solid inside and just one hole in the middle.



and the new spohn bar.
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Old March 17th, 2012, 07:45 PM   #4
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48 Miles on the truck I couldn't take it anymore Had to lower it



i wanted to do steps on the truck just to feel the difference.

So today i did the front belltech spindles



Front swaybar



and rear shock extenders



Even with my alignment off the djm front bar and spindles make the truck feel a lot more in control. In the rear im really suprised how better it feels. Its not as jarring and more smooth and this is with the stock rear springs in only thing added was shock extenders. Im guessing the shock angle is better so has a better chance to work.

I cant wait to put the rear belltech springs along with the djm trailing arm relocators, spohn panhard bar, lower spohn a arms and last the rear djm swaybar!! Thing will feel so much better.


riht now
FRONT 33 7/8 from ground to fenderlip
REAR 37 7/8 From ground to fenderlip







LAST but not least!! esky 24" chrome replicas with 305 35 24 Yokohama tires



48 Miles on the truck I couldn't take it anymore Had to lower it



i wanted to do steps on the truck just to feel the difference.

So today i did the front belltech spindles



Front swaybar



and rear shock extenders



Even with my alignment off the djm front bar and spindles make the truck feel a lot more in control. In the rear im really suprised how better it feels. Its not as jarring and more smooth and this is with the stock rear springs in only thing added was shock extenders. Im guessing the shock angle is better so has a better chance to work.

I cant wait to put the rear belltech springs along with the djm trailing arm relocators, spohn panhard bar, lower spohn a arms and last the rear djm swaybar!! Thing will feel so much better.


riht now
FRONT 33 7/8 from ground to fenderlip
REAR 37 7/8 From ground to fenderlip







LAST but not least!! esky 24" chrome replicas with 305 35 24 Yokohama tires


kinda long day did all the rear kit today ie trailing arm relocators/shock extenders/springs/djm bar/new endlinks and spohn panhard bar and bumpstop bracket. Truck feels perfect now around corners.

---------- Post added at 11:56 PM ---------- Previous post was at 11:09 PM ----------

bumpstop bracket cut with new short one installed and belltech 5305 coil


spohn bar vs stock bar


Rear djm swaybar along with shorter endlinks
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Old March 17th, 2012, 07:47 PM   #5
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the center consoles of these trucks suck cant put anything up top



so ended up buying the platinum top half much better now you can put your phone in there
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Old March 17th, 2012, 07:48 PM   #6
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Looks great Tony. I am curious why you didn't go with the boxed rear lowers. Is all the adjustablity really necessary w/ an otherwise stock truck?
im doing a supercharger and long tubes so i need to dial in the pinion angle.

---------- Post added at 09:51 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:50 PM ----------

brakes are on more pics tomm


this truck by far is the best 07 up gm suv ive ever done. The truck handles so good!!!

tonight i put in the del sphere spohn arms and just by doing that i feel the truck handles better.

Im going to try to do the upper ones once i get my welder back down the road

Stock piece was weak and stamped. The rubber bushigns on one side were already cracking.

Here is stock vs spohn


Grease it up well and you will see this


dont forget locktite


on her




Got the rear led plates in from vleds
http://www.v-leds.com/Exterior-LED-B...68477-1-2.html




then for mirrors i had to do also but i think ill go brigher
stock bulb
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Old March 17th, 2012, 07:57 PM   #7
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Old March 17th, 2012, 08:00 PM   #8
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with whipple 2300/kooks long tubes and 3.73s should tow my ctsv perfectly to track.
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Old March 17th, 2012, 09:16 PM   #9
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That's a hell of a baller dream build. Very nice.
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That's a hell of a baller dream build. Very nice.
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Old March 18th, 2012, 01:19 PM   #11
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Very Nice!!!
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yeah, those brakes, wheels, and drop make it perfect!
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Nice! You build some nice ass SUVs.
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Very nice! I'm curious how much the console top was? I have a '11 Silverado 2500 LTZ and the interior is mostly the same as yours but my center console it all just the plain black plastic. I'd like to move to what you have, maybe the wood steering wheel too.

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