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Old 05-19-2012, 10:39 PM   #1
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Rough country? Yay or ney?

I plan to order a 4" rough country for my yj sometime next week with some grad money I got (high school) is it a good system?

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Old 05-20-2012, 08:31 AM   #2
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Save your $$ and get a lift system that doesn't have the word "Rough" in the title of their products. When it comes to suspension systems, you get what you pay for...and you've gotta pay to play. You'll be $$ ahead by spending a little more up front than buying a sub-par kit, hating it, then replacing it with a quality system.

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Old 05-20-2012, 08:41 AM   #3
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I have it on mine, if you go with it keep in mind its a $450 lift kit(some single spring packs cost that much)... Mine is not a daily driver and sits most of the time, so for me it works. Over all with both trac bars/sway bar off flex is good, on road ride is about the same as other leaf springs kits i have run on past jeeps.
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Old 05-25-2012, 06:22 PM   #4
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Read the lift reviews sticky...most people are satisfied with the rough country lifts.
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:28 PM   #5
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I'd save for a better suspension set up.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:03 PM   #6
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I've had an RC lift on my YJ for a few years now and I have had no sag problems or anything with it.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:04 PM   #7
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No experience with RC but have read more negatives than positives about it.
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There body lifts and progressive coil springs are good. Hand't used there leaf springs but I would for the simple fact that they come with a lifetime warranty so when the springs sag...get new ones for free. I wouldn't buy there schocks but something a lot better.
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Old 05-30-2012, 11:13 PM   #9
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I wouldn't buy there schocks but something a lot better.
Did somebody just say Bilsteins? Oh wait, that was me.
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Old 05-30-2012, 11:16 PM   #10
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There have been many members quite satisfied with the RC kits for YJ. I spent around $700 for a Rubicon Express kit (2-1/2) and kick myself in the arse everytime I drive it. $$$ doesn't always mean it's better.
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Did somebody just say Bilsteins? Oh wait, that was me.
It all depends on valving really and if it matches the weight of your ride. Some might have a better ride than others with the same shock simply do to there set up.

I run savvy/fox shocks on my tj. They did a pretty good job. Not worth it to me to fine tune it fox ones, but I will fine tune shocks when I run coil overs on my cj.
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It all depends on valving really and if it matches the weight of your ride. Some might have a better ride than others with the same shock simply do to there set up.

I run savvy/fox shocks on my tj. They did a pretty good job. Not worth it to me to fine tune it fox ones, but I will fine tune shocks when I run coil overs on my cj.
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Old 06-01-2012, 09:43 AM   #13
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I've been running a 2.5" RC lift on my TJ for about a year and a half, and I have zero complaints. Honestly I think its a great starter kit, but that being said I'm in a TJ with their 2.5" lift.
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:21 PM   #14
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There will be haters for every manufacturer, I run the RC 2.5" Progressive Kit and have had no problems. Each company has the same groups or followers, just like us Jeep folks think Hummers are a joke!
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Old 06-04-2012, 01:47 PM   #15
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I run the 2.5 on mine and couldnt be happier...I am glad i did not listen to ALL the nay sayers...I know several jeeps in the south Texas area that have not had a problem so i went with it and glad i did.
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Old 06-04-2012, 03:35 PM   #17
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I went w/the RC 4" complete kit. You'll also want

shock boots
brake line extenders
new bolts for the leaf springs (grade 8)

check out this thread: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f8/94-i...ted-74013.html

plus, if you do get it, get it right from RC. Other companies charge $75.00-$100 for frieght shipping and you'll get stupid back orders.

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