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

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

    Quote Originally Posted by Swine View Post
    by the look of it it's to give enough clearance to open the rear doors all the way without smashing the extruded panels.
    I'm pretty sure that this is correct...


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

    i have had this happen to me the secound day i had mine it scared me when someone told me but after seeing it then telling them it was like that they looked at like they did a very stupid move but they did like the color of the truck since it is in black they said it made the chrome stand out but i do have to tell people that it is like that dou

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

    Along with another forum members here, my wife came running up to me last week, "when did the Escalade get hit" (now we have owned it well over a year). I ran out and said, "wheres the dent?", Joyce pointed inbetween the front and rear door. I just laughed!

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

    I get this on our 05, too. Like everyone else, the first time someone told me there was a dent, my heart sank.
    Then I saw it wasn't, and I was relieved.

    But I have actually looked at it in certain light and it does look like a dent, even to me, and I know it's there. LOL

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

    It's happened to me quite a bit. I think it's really funny.

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

    yes but it isn't cool when a fellow collage student comes up to you and asks if that is your truck with a dent in it i had that happen the second day after i got mine when they told me my heart sank like a brick but i was glad that it didn't but it was yet another person who walked away like a idiot but one of these days it is really going to happen and we ain't going to believe the one who tells us that

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

    Quote Originally Posted by blingblingcv View Post
    After it snows and u have all the salt it really looks like a dent.
    No snow here or salt!

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

    i know what jnrsesv mine looks like a dent after a snow the one post i did was from where someone told me that i was really embarrassed since i hadn't had mine for a month when they told me that considering it was after i had got out of my class plus it was in front of a friend of mine really uncool which is why i hate salt with a passion considering what it does to the metal of the frame and body over time if it ain't washed off

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

    its happened to me numerous times too... its about the only spot on our Escalades that got hit with the ugly stick.

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