(CAD-1600SW) Cadillac Escalade BG Series Upper Grille Installation Details

(CAD-1600SW) Cadillac Escalade BG Series Upper Grille

Products : CAD1601-BAC

Install Step #1:
Remove the screws along the top of the grille shell.
Install Step #2:
Remove the screws that hold the park lamps in place.
Install Step #3:
Unplug park lamp socket as shown.
Install Step #4:
Remove screw located behind park lamp.
Install Step #5:
Now remove grille shell from vehicle.
Install Step #6:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown. Also grind smooth any plastic nubs left over from cutting.
Install Step #7:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown.
Install Step #8:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown.
Install Step #9:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown.
Install Step #10:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown. Also grind smooth any plastic nubs left over from cutting.
Install Step #11:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown. Also grind smooth any plastic nubs left over from cutting.
Install Step #12:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown. Also grind smooth any plastic nubs left over from cutting.
Install Step #13:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown. Also grind smooth any plastic nubs left over from cutting.
Install Step #14:
Cut out the factory horizontal and vertical plastic bars as shown. Also grind smooth any plastic nubs left over from cutting.
Install Step #15:
Align lower extension brackets using the billet grille as a test fit. Next drill grille shell plastic and secure extension bracket using supplied sheet metal screw and "U" nut clip.
Install Step #16:
Another view of the lower extension tab mounted in place.
Install Step #17:
Another view of the lower extension tab mounted in place.
Install Step #18:
A view of the lower extension bracket and grille tab ready for bolting in place.
Install Step #19:
Attach lower grille mounting bolts.
Install Step #20:
On the top bracket drill hole into grille shell plastic for the mounting bolt. Attach upper portion using supplied nut and bolt along with square backing washer as shown.
Install Step #21:
Fasten grille mounting bolts.
Install Step #22:
A view of the mounted grille from the backside.
Install Step #23:
A view of the mounted grille from the backside.
Install Step #24:
A view of the mounted grille from the backside.
Install Step #25:
1998-2001 Cadillac Escalade GrillCraft Billet grille installed.
Install Step #26:
1998-2001 Cadillac Escalade GrillCraft Billet grille installed.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2000 Cadillac Escalade Base N / A
1999 Cadillac Escalade Base N / A