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Old 04-12-2012, 12:06 AM   #1
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Rough country 2.5 inch lift?

My first mod to my jeep is going to be the Rough Country Series II kit includes front and rear coil spacers, front and rear brake line brackets, front and rear shock relocation brackets, rear track bar bracket, and rear sway bar links.

I currently have a 2010 islander that has rubi shocks and springs on it. I plan on also running my 32 inch bfgoodrich mudterrians until they burn out since there brand new.

Is this a good or bad kit? Pros and cons?

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Old 04-12-2012, 12:12 AM   #2
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Alot of people use it. I watched a youtube video on RC and i liked it

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Old 04-12-2012, 12:48 AM   #3
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RC is known for having springs sag in a short amount of time. If you haven't purchased yet, take a look at Teraflex and Rock Krawler 2.5" kits.
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It comes with 2.5 inch spacers that are metal? How would that sag?
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It comes with 2.5 inch spacers that are metal? How would that sag?
Friend runs their spacer lift. Go for it
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That's what I'm running. Treated me great so far.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:14 AM   #7
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been running rc spacer lift for 2 years now, no problems at all. still using stock springs and shocks
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That's what I'm running. Treated me great so far.
what you got there? 2.5 lift?? what tires?
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http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/jk-...ews-25157.html

read up and enjoy. this should help a lot.
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what you got there? 2.5 lift?? what tires?
2.5" RC and 33s
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RC makes the best coil spacers (galv. steel), but there have been problems with their (COILS)--

I've been using their 2.5" spacers for close to three years--



Can't beatem

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RC makes the best coil spacers (galv. steel), but there have been problems with their (COILS)--

I've been using their 2.5" spacers for close to three years--



Can't beatem

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HI JIMBOX.WHAT PROBLEMS?
DO YOU HAVE SOME PROBLEMS WITH YOURS?FOR THE PAST 3 YEARS?
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NOPE VASY, I don't have ANY PROBLEMS with the RC SPACERS-


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HI JIMBOX.WHAT PROBLEMS?
DO YOU HAVE SOME PROBLEMS WITH YOURS?FOR THE PAST 3 YEARS?
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Just a little waterpump prob-nothing with the "lift"!

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:d nope vasy, i don't have any problems with the rc spacers-




just a little waterpump prob-nothing with the "lift"!

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how about shocks and springs?do you use stock one or???
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how about shocks and springs?do you use stock one or???
It's a budget boost Vasyl

My friends RC BB came with shock adapters to use the stock shocks. The spaces sit on top of the stock springs.
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NOPE, I use RS9000XL (adj) shocks and the coils springs are the stiffest jeep offers and They were supplied with my Ruby--


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how about shocks and springs?do you use stock one or???


The shocks are over two years old now and still are SUPREME !

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It's a budget boost Vasyl

My friends RC BB came with shock adapters to use the stock shocks. The spaces sit on top of the stock springs.
I KNOW BUT STOCK SHOCKS AND SPRING ARE THEY GOOD ENOUGH AND FOR HOW LONG THEY CAN BE GOOD IF YOU DO ALOT OFF ROADING
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:d nope, i use rs9000xl (adj) shocks and the coils springs are the stiffest jeep offers and they were supplied with my ruby--






the shocks are over two years old now and still are supreme !

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u did your rc bb 3 years ago,
what lift did you put today,same or something better?
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VASY, if the roof don't leak--DON'T FIXIT !


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u did your rc bb 3 years ago,
what lift did you put today,same or something better?
I've had no reasson for a lift change, so I'm still happy with the RC spacers--

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:d vasy, if the roof don't leak--don't fixit !




I've had no reasson for a lift change, so i'm still happy with the rc spacers--

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:d:d:d yep you right roof its very important to be not leaking
so 3 yeasr ago and now you think the same?or when u have more experience with jeep you will put today different lift
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I haven't had any reasons for a lift change and I'm more than happy with the 33" Hankooks-


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:d:d:d yep you right roof its very important to be not leaking
so 3 yeasr ago and now you think the same?or when u have more experience with jeep you will put today different lift
I'll never use 35" tires, no benefits--however if I do change, it'll only be major-

38/40" tires and dana 60 axles, probably Fox/King suspension, but that would be only if I find a personal need forit !

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I have the RC 2.5" spacer lift series 2
Super easy install, I offroad all the time and have had no problems for six months so far. GO FOR IT.
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Thanks everyone. So 2.5 lift on a 2dr isn't to much for the driveshaft? I plan on keeping my 32inch tires, but if I wanted how much bigger can I go? 35s?

I also plan on putting1.5 inch wheel spacers on also.
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Thanks everyone. So 2.5 lift on a 2dr isn't to much for the driveshaft? I plan on keeping my 32inch tires, but if I wanted how much bigger can I go? 35s?

I also plan on putting1.5 inch wheel spacers on also.
You will be fine.

My 2 door w/ 32's and 1.5 wheel spacers.
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That's the look I'm going for right now. Does the front site level with rear? Any negatives to the rough country 1.5 inch wheel spacers?
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You will be fine.

My 2 door w/ 32's and 1.5 wheel spacers.
I miss read this, what lift are you running?
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That's the look I'm going for right now. Does the front site level with rear? Any negatives to the rough country 1.5 inch wheel spacers?
Well first off.... I have a TF coil lift but 2.5"
In that pic.... The front sits a bit higher in the front.
Gluestick installed the RC 2.5" and still maintained the factory rake. We then installed stiffer Mopar springs in the front to level it up...

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