Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006 Discussion, New Bumper! in Cadillac Escalade Forums; So I had my stock bumper repainted by a bodyshop in LA and every three months or so the paint ...
- 08-18-13 08:03 PM #1
So I had my stock bumper repainted by a bodyshop in LA and every three months or so the paint would start peeling. After they had stripped and repainted the same bumper three times, I finally just asked for my money back. I decided to take that money and buy an aftermarket bumper and paint it myself. The one I chose isn't my favorite design, but it was decent and readily available in Duraflex fiberglass. I cut an extra billet grill to fit it and put chrome trim around it to match the front grill. Here are a few pics, tell me what you guys think :
- 08-18-13 09:12 PM #2Cadillac Owners Enthusiast
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Re: New Bumper!
Honesty Mike, I like it. The lines flow really nice, the only thing I do not like is that there are no fog lights any longer, but I could live with it. I definitely like the lower grill portion, Cadillac should have incorporated that into the OEM design. Plus I have never been a great fan of the tow hooks nor their cut outs.
All in all 2 thumbs up!
BTW if you painted the fascia, kudos, looks factory wtg.
- 08-18-13 11:31 PM #3Originally Posted by mikedyk43
- 08-18-13 11:32 PM #4
Re: New Bumper!
Thanks for the compliments. I am still thinking about mounting some round fog lights behind the lower billet grill, but haven't yet decided on that.
- 08-19-13 02:39 AM #5Originally Posted by mikedyk43
Still looks great