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  1. Escort Passport Radar SUCKS

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    when i first got my escort passport x50 8500 radar detector, it astounded me... let me know of cops ahead of time with PLENTY of time to slow down to the posted speed limit. and of course, it did let me know when i was approaching a supermarket :rolleyes: but lately, i've noticed that my radar...
  2. Escort Passport X50 Install

    Cadillac Audio, Video and Security Systems
    Vehicle: 2004 Escalade Ever since I got the Escort Passport with the hardwire Smartcord kit I've wanted to make a factory looking install out of it. Well, I just did it... It's been bugging me that my install of this just wasn't quite right and in the back of my mind I knew what I had to do...
  3. Escort or RX 65?

    Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discus
    I'm thinking about buying a radar detector and don't wan't some cheapy like a Cobra. On ebay Rx 65 is like 230 and maybe 275 for the blue escort. Which do guys think is better? I like the styling and the blue display of the escort and like the price and ku band (although not really used in the...
  4. Question about hardwired Escort 8500

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    I'm finally getting around to hardwiring in my Escort 8500 & I have a question for you 8500 owners who have already done it. Where/how is yours mounted!?! I want to have mine in the tinted area of the windshield, but where I wanted to put it, the rearview mirrior is in the way! I can't mount...
  5. Escort 8500 wiring

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    2004 CTS question: Does anyone know which cables in the rear view mirror harness are switched power with the ignition and ground? What colors? I'm trying to put in an invisicord for my Escort 8500. Thanks :confused:
  6. Radar Dectector

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    Anyone got any thoughts on a good one that actually works???? Any input appreciated thanks alot!
  7. 90 Seville Exhaust

    Cadillac Seville / Cadillac Eldorado Forum
    Hi everyone. My wife has a 90 Seville that will become mine when we buy her Ford Freestyle. I am soooo looking forward to it, since I now drive a 95 Ford Escort P.O.S. Anyways, I am going to put a new exhaust on it, I would like a dual outlet, I think the 91 STS looks awesome. Has anyone done...
  8. rear end is UNSTABLE

    Suspension, Brakes and Tires
    ive have a problem w/ my rear-end I have a '97 seville SLS and when I hit a bump in the road the rear end of my car shifts around the road... I was coming around a corner on the beltway the other day in the rain and my rear tires hit a little bump and it send my car into almost a 360...
  9. What was the beginning of the downfall of GM?

    Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discus
    Now I'm not saying GM is bad or anything like that, I like GM and am a bit of a loyalist, but what was it exactly that started the downfall of GM in the early '80s? I've heard many bad things about the former CEO Roger Smith. Stuff like he was a beancounter and just cared about profit not the...
  10. Radar Detector

    Cadillac STS Forum 2005 through 2012
    Whats the best one out now? I want to out on ein my STS..i used to have a V1 a while back and and worked good. However looking online some sites say its no longer top dog and they seem to reccomend the escort 8500 or the new bel...but i know sometimes these sites ar ebiased so if anyone can...
  11. Any one install a hidden radar dectector?

    Cadillac Audio, Video and Security Systems
    Any one install a hidden radar dectector? If so, what kind did you buy and did you self install or have the/a store install?
  12. This made me smile, and gave me goosebumps

    Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discus
    DIALUP BEWARE This is a short video with a great story. A special-education autistic kid who was the water boy for a HS basketball team was allowed to dress out for a game. Nobody would have been able to predict what happened. :D...
  13. Hardwiring radar detector....

    Electrical Technical Information
    So I have had my Escort Passport 8500 X50 for a year and a half now... it was always right above the dash with the cord hanging down to the ciggerette lighter and stuff... not bad, but it was annoying. So I have been thinking about hard wiring it, but Escorts kits were $30 and I never got...
  14. The Worst Cars 2005

    Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discus
  15. thinking of buying a bmw...

    Cadillac or competing brand model ? Why ?
    i currently own a '94 STS, but my birthdays coming up and i'm thinking of buying myself a bmw as well. i don't have much of a budget, probably around $3000 - $4000 (and i'm talking canadian dollars). i'm currently looking at some 318i's from around '92 - '94. the thing is though, i want to go...
  16. FS: Escort 8500 X50 Radar Detector (Red display) - $260 plus shipping

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Nearly new Escort 8500 X50 (less than 1 month old). I don't need it, so its for sale. It comes with all accessories originally contained in the package: car adaptor, suction cups, owners manual, and the original case. The unit itself is in perfect condition, no scratches, marks, dings, etc...
  17. Escort Passport 8500 X50

    2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion
    Fellow V owners! I an attempt to keep our insurance under control my wife got me a Escort Passport 8500 X50 for my birthday! Is this the one to have or should I trade it for a better model? Any input would be appreciated. Thanks Bob
  18. Possible Idling Problem?

    Northstar Engines and System Technical Discussion
    I just recently purchased a 1991 Sedan DeVille, the check engine light was on but otherwise everything but the A/C looks and runs perfect...with 2 exceptions: When I put it in drive and take my foot off the brake it doesnt move and when it does move it's at a snails pace (and when I'm driving...
  19. Anyone interested in an open box Escort 8500 x50 Red?

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    I had a return on an Escort 8500 x50 Red. The customer decided that they wanted a Blue display instead. I will never sell a non-sealed product on my site so I figured I would check here first to see if anyone was interested. I can send it back to the factory and get it replaced for a new...
  20. any and all info on radar detectors

    Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007
    As the title says, I'm looking for all info on radar detectors, blockers, jammers...destroyers, emulsifiers, melters, vaporizers, haha :) whatever...any and all thanks!