: StopTech Big Brake Kit Install (Pics)



XxMFxX
06-22-13, 01:17 PM
Hello
here are some pictures of my 2012 Escalade platinum with the brake kit
i removed the speed limiter and the first thing i noticed when i did that is the stock brakes are crap on high speeds , the steering shook like a washing machine with a brick inside it . they where not designed to go over the 100mph limit

the install was fairly simple , the only problems i faced is i had to cut the front heat shield between the disks and the arms , and i had to use a 1/4" spacer on the front wheels as this kit was designed for the normal Escalade Rims not the platinum

now the car STOPS like i just dropped an anchor from the back , i wish i have done this before

http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk114/XxMFxX/Cadillac%20Escalade/BL8R6044.jpg (http://s278.photobucket.com/user/XxMFxX/media/Cadillac%20Escalade/BL8R6044.jpg.html)

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MrHolland
06-22-13, 01:36 PM
Very nice!! Congrats!!

wesyder
06-22-13, 02:01 PM
Hello
here are some pictures of my 2012 Escalade platinum with the brake kit
i removed the speed limiter and the first thing i noticed when i did that is the stock brakes are crap on high speeds , the steering shook like a washing machine with a brick inside it . they where not designed to go over the 100mph limit

the install was fairly simple , the only problems i faced is i had to cut the front heat shield between the disks and the arms , and i had to use a 1/4" spacer on the front wheels as this kit was designed for the normal Escalade Rims not the platinum

now the car STOPS like i just dropped an anchor from the back , i wish i have done this before

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Holy ish look at the factory front rotors... Drive it like you stole it lol... You will definitely get your moneys worth on this upgrade not to mention some added safety driving like that

Mark Edward Morrison
06-22-13, 03:55 PM
That is AWESOME!! Not to sound rude, but how much does a set up like this run? I mean from your pictures, that is a night and day difference!! I bet that does stop on a dime now!

MrHolland
06-22-13, 04:20 PM
No, it stops on a Riyal now!!! LOL

XxMFxX
06-22-13, 07:23 PM
Very nice!! Congrats!!

thanks :thumbsup:


Holy ish look at the factory front rotors... Drive it like you stole it lol... You will definitely get your moneys worth on this upgrade not to mention some added safety driving like that

all i can say is my drive home is not boring :P


That is AWESOME!! Not to sound rude, but how much does a set up like this run? I mean from your pictures, that is a night and day difference!! I bet that does stop on a dime now!

ask all you want buddy ,the whole thing without shipping to Saudi was $6,292


No, it stops on a Riyal now!!! LOL

damn right :D LOL

ELUSIVE
06-23-13, 06:38 PM
I likey!!!!
Nice work.

texas1
06-23-13, 09:22 PM
nice:thumbsup:

XxMFxX
06-25-13, 09:24 AM
thanks guys
anyone know a place where i can get high quality spacers for it?

soulsea
06-25-13, 09:43 AM
On behalf on the OCD Society of America I declare this Garage of the Year!

Brakes look sweet too, as does the shaved rack. :)

wesyder
06-25-13, 03:03 PM
On behalf on the OCD Society of America I declare this Garage of the Year!

Brakes look sweet too, as does the shaved rack. :)

I concur

XxMFxX
06-26-13, 03:36 PM
On behalf on the OCD Society of America I declare this Garage of the Year!

Brakes look sweet too, as does the shaved rack. :)

hahahhahhha thank you

shpitz461
11-10-16, 08:56 PM
Hi, do you still use them to this day? how would you rate them after all this time? what wear/tear did you experience?

The pictures are all dead, so which model of the rotors did you get? the drilled or slotted?

XxMFxX
11-11-16, 09:20 PM
Hi, do you still use them to this day? how would you rate them after all this time? what wear/tear did you experience?

The pictures are all dead, so which model of the rotors did you get? the drilled or slotted?

yes i still use them till this day , i love them

done 60,000 miles and changed the pads 10,000 miles ago

no wear on the rotors no shake at all

only down side is they squeak (not loud) some times at low pressure application but thats expected

pictures still work on my side and i got the slotted rotors

i like them so much that i have them on my CTS-v & my corvette as well

shpitz461
11-14-16, 01:11 PM
Thanks for the update!

So which model did you install? what rotor size? which rotor thickness?

XxMFxX
11-14-16, 06:26 PM
Thanks for the update!

So which model did you install? what rotor size? which rotor thickness?

This Is what i ordered with part numbers


Big Brake Kit 2pc Rotor
6-Piston
Rotor: 380 x 32mm /
Iron Slotted
Axle: Rear
83.188.0068.81

Big Brake Kit 2pc Rotor
6-Piston
Rotor: 380 x 35mm /
Iron Slotted
Axle: Front
83.188.6D00.81

StopTech BBK Stainless Steel Brake Lines
Axle: Front
950.66003

StopTech BBK Stainless Steel Brake Lines
Axle: Rear
950.66502

shpitz461
11-16-16, 10:42 AM
Many thanks!