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Cadillac Escalade, EXT and ESV Forum - 1999 - 2006 Discussion, 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side in Cadillac Escalade Forums; A few people have told me that too... the first time someone said it, they said, "Man, there is a ...
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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    A few people have told me that too... the first time someone said it, they said, "Man, there is a huuuuge dent on your passenger side." I think I sharted in my pants and ran to the truck as if I needed to escape a meteor strike just to discover there was no dent besides the factory created side-collision dent on both sides. One day someone is going to tell me there is a dent, and I'm going to ignore it just to find out that someone actually bashed my truck with a ball peen hammer. With the ball side. Hard. Twice.

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    Yeah everyone gets that I bet.
    The best part is, on my 'lade I have a chip right on the "dent" so it looks like someone hit my car with a hammer or something of the sort. Gotta get that repainted, but it still won't solve the "Damn ,that's a nasty dent' problem

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    Escalades are now known as the "dent" truck.

    Next time I go to the GM/Escalade dealership, i'm gonna ask them, do you have any "dent" trucks in stock for me to see.

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    I did some research and found that the concept 2002 Escalade was getting shown to some high ranking GM employees when it was first made and during the process of moving the Escalade to the showroom for the preview, the movers dented one side and decided to just dent the other side as well to make it look normal and like nothing happened. The dent was on the truck during the inspection from the GM employees and it was approved. The Escalade was then mass produced with a dent in the door. This should end the reason of why there is a "dent" in the Escalade. Haha. Actually, I have no idea why it's there, but it's fun to think that this is why.

    Thanks.

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    Quote Originally Posted by 05 Cadillac Escalade
    I did some research and found that the concept 2002 Escalade was getting shown to some high ranking GM employees when it was first made and during the process of moving the Escalade to the showroom for the preview, the movers dented one side and decided to just dent the other side as well to make it look normal and like nothing happened. The dent was on the truck during the inspection from the GM employees and it was approved. The Escalade was then mass produced with a dent in the door. This should end the reason of why there is a "dent" in the Escalade. Haha. Actually, I have no idea why it's there, but it's fun to think that this is why.

    Thanks.
    heh, pretty creative...just guessing, but by the look of it it's to give enough clearance to open the rear doors all the way without smashing the extruded panels. but i like your explanation much better- think i'll use it next time someone asks

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    I'm going to start telling people it is a pickup point. You can pick the entire vehicle up with a crane by grabbing it in it's center of gravity point.

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    Ha ha that's a good one. I have a feeling we're going to be seeing some other explanations, time to think of one.

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    My friend just said to me that if I told people that GM saved millions by leaving that piece of cladding off, people would believe me.
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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    Next time my neighbors little kids ride thier bike anywhere NEAR my Escalade, i'm gonna go to their dad and say.

    "Dude!, one of your kids handle bars hit the side of my truck! Look at the dent!" This is when he might sh*t on himself.

    Then i'll just say, give me $300 cash, and we'll call it even.

    What a good way/scam to make money.

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    lol

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    Quote Originally Posted by DLE
    Next time my neighbors little kids ride thier bike anywhere NEAR my Escalade, i'm gonna go to their dad and say.

    "Dude!, one of your kids handle bars hit the side of my truck! Look at the dent!" This is when he might sh*t on himself.

    Then i'll just say, give me $300 cash, and we'll call it even.

    What a good way/scam to make money.
    Demand $600 and show the father the otherside of the truck too!

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    Quote Originally Posted by Nasty Black Lac
    Demand $600 and show the father the otherside of the truck too!


    I'm gonna hold onto one of his kids, and say, you aint gettin' your kid back until I get the money in cash.

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    lol...

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    Quote Originally Posted by Falkolade View Post
    haha... i think everyone that has owned an escalade has had that question asked... haha its funny... except for the first time it was pointed out to me
    This exactly hahah

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    Re: 03 Lade looks like it has a DENT in the side

    necroposting
    The above post is my 2 cents....nothing more.

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