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I may be a ' Johnny come lately', but what was Revell thinking? I just noticed the obvious incorrect wheelbase and overall length of this kit. Is this a Yukon revamped or ??

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There was an Escalade (Yukon/Tahoe), Escalade ESV (Suburban) and EXT (Avalanche)  The Revell, I believe, is a standard Escalade, not ESV.  AMT did a version of the EXT

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It's not the revamped AMT Tahoe kit, as it's the newer body. The old Tahoe kit is a GMT420, this one is the newer GMT820 body.

Despite being curbside, is still nicely detailed. Full interior including the B, C, and D pillars. The rear hatch opens too. Another oddity for a North American brand.

The box art is wrong though and shows an ESV, and the kit is actually the standard length kit. 

 

I actually like how this one builds up.

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I bought it because I like the length and was going to convert it to a Suburban, guess not now...without major surgery and two kits.

Oh well, moving on...thanks for the info!!

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I wonder...if you combine this kit with the AMT Escalade EXT kit, you could make the bigger ESV version.

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I bought the Escalade a couple of years ago and I was disappointed that the model didn't match the box art. The box art is what drew me into buying the kit.  It was a re-issue of a previous kit with the ginormous wheels and tires and a different grille.  I used a smaller wheel and tire, raised the suspension and added a dual exhaust system to it.  I liked building the kit as much as I was disappointed with it. 

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Same here, definitely disappointed it doesn't match the box. If I find another one cheap, I may do a surgical correction.

That does look good though mrmike.

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6 hours ago, 64SS350 said:

Same here, definitely disappointed it doesn't match the box. If I find another one cheap, I may do a surgical correction.

That does look good though mrmike.

A correction to this, maybe?

 

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