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i think so too.i just dont know any thing about it.i just happend to see a esv in LA that was lifted and one on youtube today.so i want to know if anyone knows anything about how it's done.not whether i should do it or not.
 

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I think the Escalade looks great from the factory, but to each his own. Good luck lifting it.
 

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i like stock ride height myself but i would like to go a little off road camping and tow a travel trailer nothing radical and tow my 76 caprice to car shows.i just thought it might be better with a 3'' lift and air .maybe i will just buy myself a 4x4 truck nothing is in stone right now.when i bought my escalade i bought it to tow my lowrider to shows and to deliver puppies that we breed i never bought it for a night out on the town type of deal and now we want to buy a travel trailer.but to each his own.
 

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caprice man 76 said:
i like stock ride height myself but i would like to go a little off road camping and tow a travel trailer nothing radical and tow my 76 caprice to car shows.i just thought it might be better with a 3'' lift and air .maybe i will just buy myself a 4x4 truck nothing is in stone right now.when i bought my escalade i bought it to tow my lowrider to shows and to deliver puppies that we breed i never bought it for a night out on the town type of deal and now we want to buy a travel trailer.but to each his own.
I have to ask how does it handle towing a car?
I ask as I am planning on getting a car hauler for my Córdoba so I don't have to drive it to long distance car shows
 

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i only towed my car once to the soda blasting shop about 50 miles round trip and it did great. but i need shocks they are the same that the car came with.i have barely had my esv a year and i have about a year to go before my caprice is done.
 

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caprice man 76 said:
i only towed my car once to the soda blasting shop about 50 miles round trip and it did great. but i need shocks they are the same that the car came with.i have barely had my esv a year and i have about a year to go before my caprice is done.
Thanks
I know what you mean I had to replace the rears on my car not long after I got it as it would feel like you on rough seas whenever you hit a bump(not fun)
I put adjustable air shocks on the rear and they are great
 

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the cadillac man said:
I have to ask how does it handle towing a car? I ask as I am planning on getting a car hauler for my Córdoba so I don't have to drive it to long distance car shows
you should be fine towing the car on a flatbed or enclosed... How much does the car weigh about? I ask because in another post you say your esky towed great with up to 3 tons and a 300lb projector in the cargo area
 

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you should be fine towing the car on a flatbed or enclosed... How much does the car weigh about? I ask because in another post you say your esky towed great with up to 3 tons and a 300lb projector in the cargo area
Those was two separate times

I have towed a camper trailer without issues
I will likely go with a flatbed trailer to haul my car on the gvwr on my car is 5600 pounds(not sure what the curb weight is)
 

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Those was two separate times I have towed a camper trailer without issues I will likely go with a flatbed trailer to haul my car on the gvwr on my car is 5600 pounds(not sure what the curb weight is)
copy that, my bad, i saw more experience given your response in the other post
 

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copy that, my bad, i saw more experience given your response in the other post
I should have mentioned it was separate times my bad

I have towed cars before with my truck but that was with a dolly and not a trailer

I am sure my truck can handle it given as to how much I have towed before with it

I wonder if the trailer would need brakes or not
 

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the cadillac man said:
I should have mentioned it was separate times my bad I have towed cars before with my truck but that was with a dolly and not a trailer I am sure my truck can handle it given as to how much I have towed before with it I wonder if the trailer would need brakes or not
yes any car hauler will mostly have surge brakes and in some cases electric
 

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caprice man 76 said:
my caprice classic 2 door stock weighs around 4300 lbs i towed it all stripped down
Wow I knew these older cars was heavy

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yes any car hauler will mostly have surge brakes and in some cases electric
Thanks

I have seen a few online that had electric brakes

That would mean I would need the brake controller
 

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There have only been a handful of lifted Escalades represented here over the past decade. The ones I've seen were very well done. Given the infrequency of those kinds of posts, I'm not sure you'll find much info on lifting a Lade here.
 
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