Jeff's 2005 Jew Canoe - 2005 2wd 5.3 EscaLAAAADE


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unfortunately i never thought how hard it is to find free 3.5 tailpipe sections off of something deeeuzllllllllll
 
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No tailpipe yet, cuz I no haz fo free. Sounds good outside for sure, but it's a tad loud inside

 
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got it tuned yesterday :cool:

nothing crazy, just added some timing, decreased the torque management, and moved where power enrichment comes in.
anddddd most importantly, shift timing and EPC pressure...
it does better burnouts now and shifts like it should.
 

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For some reason I thought all GMT800 Escalades came with 6.0's....?

I know all Yukon Denali's did?
The AWDs all did. Mine's an AWD. I need to drop the fucking trans in it still too, and am not looking forward to it.

Looks clean, should be a good one. That said mine had a few er annoyances along the way but was a nice tow vehicle overall.
 
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The AWDs all did. Mine's an AWD. I need to drop the fucking trans in it still too, and am not looking forward to it.

Looks clean, should be a good one. That said mine had a few er annoyances along the way but was a nice tow vehicle overall.
right. the awd's had the lq9.
i believe it was an option on the 2wd models, but vvery rare.

i have a few annoyances also. the seats arnt in the best shape, but not torn.
- my drivers side heated seats randomly turn on and shut off on their own(i unplugged the element harness, but the relays still clicks around)
- there is a humming noise at times from something in the back......no clue on that. my music is usually too loud.
- the autoride shocks are junk, waiting until i get the lowering parts on it to buy shocks, and bypass the "service suspension" light

little by little ill fuck with the issues. probably more so, when i park it for the winter
 

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Mine does the seats too at times. If you ever figure it out I'd be curious what your solution was.
 
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Mine does the seats too at times. If you ever figure it out I'd be curious what your solution was.
i was told if you take the door panel off and unplug the switch, it will stop.
i havent pulled the panel yet
 

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got it tuned yesterday :cool:

nothing crazy, just added some timing, decreased the torque management, and moved where power enrichment comes in.
anddddd most importantly, shift timing and EPC pressure...
it does better burnouts now and shifts like it should.
Who tuned it? I know a tune would wake mine up, the PE and torque management kill this thing.
 

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That dude is still around.

I have been talking about getting the Tahoe tuned but I don't think it would be worth it because I would probably have to run premium.
 
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He's still a buddy after all the bullshit? Surprised.
never did any of us wrong... ive heard what people said, ive also heard his side of things on a few cases..
ive probably know him for 20+ years........

That dude is still around.

I have been talking about getting the Tahoe tuned but I don't think it would be worth it because I would probably have to run premium.
a questions i had for him actually, he said not an issue. unless you wanted a dedicated high timing table written
 

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I'm not hating. There's two sides to everything...i just thought I remember him doing you wrong. Guess not.
 

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never did any of us wrong... ive heard what people said, ive also heard his side of things on a few cases..
ive probably know him for 20+ years........



a questions i had for him actually, he said not an issue. unless you wanted a dedicated high timing table written
I just want better gas mileage.
 
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I just want better gas mileage.
it probably wont do much of anything. but make it funer to drive.....

i basically average 13.5-15 around town and 18 on hwy being very nice to her. (according to the lie-o-meter)

but if mileage is your concern, tehre are tricks he could do.
i was able to squeeze 20 even out of the TBSS on the hwy being nice. and that turd was awd too.

and remind me, what year is your Hoe? do you have electric fans?
 

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it probably wont do much of anything. but make it funer to drive.....

i basically average 13.5-15 around town and 18 on hwy being very nice to her. (according to the lie-o-meter)

but if mileage is your concern, tehre are tricks he could do.
i was able to squeeze 20 even out of the TBSS on the hwy being nice. and that turd was awd too.

and remind me, what year is your Hoe? do you have electric fans?
I would have Speed INC tune it.

04 AWD 5.3.
stock non efans
air raid intake tube and filter
 
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put efans on it. i forget who sells a kit for it, but i have a fan assembly on the shelf.
i dont believe you need a tune to run the fans..
 
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oh and take it to 2wd land were we all like to party.
 

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it probably wont do much of anything. but make it funer to drive.....

i basically average 13.5-15 around town and 18 on hwy being very nice to her. (according to the lie-o-meter)

but if mileage is your concern, tehre are tricks he could do.
i was able to squeeze 20 even out of the TBSS on the hwy being nice. and that turd was awd too.

and remind me, what year is your Hoe? do you have electric fans?
Guessing an efan on one of these is a good retrofit by that inference. Reading about the swap there's one saying you need the later (wider) radiator to bolt the fan in? Also, do you need to do code on the box or can you just add pins and relays and go?
 
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I would have Speed INC tune it.

04 AWD 5.3.
stock non efans
air raid intake tube and filter
How’s Speed Inc’s tunes? I want to wake up the 6.2 and trans in my Escalade a little with a mild tune.
 

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How’s Speed Inc’s tunes? I want to wake up the 6.2 and trans in my Escalade a little with a mild tune.
How many miles? I'd be very cautious doing a trans tune if it's still the OEM unit. Many converter/pump issues that could send you to limp mode land.
 

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How many miles? I'd be very cautious doing a trans tune if it's still the OEM unit. Many converter/pump issues that could send you to limp mode land.
80k. Driveline serviced with fluid change at 50k, differentials done with Amsoil at 70k.
 
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broke a TPMS sensor. you know the aluminum ones... but the wheels are peeling, and the tires are junky.
probs just finna gonna slap a regular ass valve stem in it, and search for some 17s at the junk yard until i find a deal on nice wheels.
i refuse to pay 1000+ for a set that have used 50% tires and curbrashed wheels. its fucking insane..


but. i did score a set of rear drop springs for $20 from a dude on facebook market place! :cool:
 

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