Burbalade Build Thread

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  1. GMC Burbalade

    GMC Burbalade Busy slacking

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    - Modifications -

    Day of purchase:
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    Replaced grill:
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    Corner lenses came in the mail, painted wheels black:
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    03-06 Escalade center console:
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    99-00 Escalade door trim:
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    Rest of the OBS trim matches the NBS console, so on it went:
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    Color coat door panels and seats, Escalade headrests:
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    Cleaning and installing Escalade seats, putting Escalade rear seats on Suburban seat frames:
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    Comp/Temp Mirror:
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    Escalade Key & ignition
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    Escalade floor mats:
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    Escalade Cluster:
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    Interior handles drom early 90s Cadillac:
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    Running lights:
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    Diesel bumper, painted hood:
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    Body lift:
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    NBS 2500HD steelies, and 315/75R16 BFG ATs:
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    New Skyjacker Shocks all the way around:
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    Tint, 40% front windows, 50% entire windshield; new lenses and gaskets for running lights:
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    Tucked tow hooks:
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    New headlights:
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    H1 double beadlocks with runflats and 37x12.50R16.5 Goodyear Wrangler MTs:
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    - In progress -

    2000 Escalade Z75 Bose system:
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    03-06 Escalade steering column and Platinum Edition steering wheel:
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    Sunroof:
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    2000 Escalade exterior conversion:
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    Drilled and slotted rotors (Haven't had time to put them on)


    - Plans -

    -Drop body lift in favor of RCX 6" suspension lift
    -Paint, White Diamond
    -10.5 14 Bolt Full Floater
    -ARB Bumper
    -Eventual Duramax swap
    -Eventual 02 Escalade dash swap


    Smaller plans:
    Tow mirrors, new front end bushings, steering stabilizer, new carpet and headliner, new leather on the seats.


    Questions and comments are welcome.
     
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  2. 92GMC

    92GMC I'm Awesome

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    looks good man! love the hummer tire look!
     
  3. Kyle97GMC

    Kyle97GMC NO SIR IT'S NOT A CHEVY.

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    That thing looks mean! Good job man!
     
  4. great white

    great white Retirement countdown!

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    Like it.

    Needs Duramax power now......

    :)
     
  5. GMC Burbalade

    GMC Burbalade Busy slacking

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    Thanks everyone.

    Couldn't agree more. haha
     
  6. BHBurban

    BHBurban GMT 1600

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    I like where this is going...
     
  7. Half Assed

    Half Assed WINNERS NEVER LIFT

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    6.2/6l80e :deal:
     
  8. Bigfoot

    Bigfoot Zombie Response Team

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    Hummer H1 wheels!!! :leghump: Looks bada$$
     
  9. Gatorboy

    Gatorboy You can keep your import.

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    Sweet truck! Where are you finding all these awesome esky parts!?
     
  10. GMC Burbalade

    GMC Burbalade Busy slacking

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    All the of the OBS Escalade parts are junkyard finds. (I spend a lot of time at the local Pick n Pull) All of the NBS Escalade parts are ebay finds.
     

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