The Rough Country 4" lift kit comes with a skid plate drop piece. The majority of Jeeps will have no problems with this lift. You should not have any bad vibes from this kit. Once in a great while, it is necessary to add the SYE kit, but highly unlikely. This is the same kit I put on our Rubicon, and because of the CV style rear driveshaft, I did not have to drop my skid plate. I am very happy with this lift.jchapman34 said:I too have been looking at the Rough Country kit...Do you need the SYE for that? I thought anything over 2.5" could cause problems...or does the t-case drop take care of it? I will have a lot of road use (weekends, camping, etc) with only medium duty wheeling, so I'm thinking 4" lift with 32's...Seems like a good fit.
I am in total agreement with White here. A wheelin pardner of mine had a YJ with a 4" lift on it. In the year he owned it before he went to the TJ we replaced 3 sets of Ujoints on the rear driveshaft and I had to two him home once because the shaft came off the slip yoke and hosed it up. If you are wheelin a 4" lift on a YJ odds are you will start having driveline issues.whiteyj said:Every one I've talked to before I bought my lift warnede that at 4" you were going to need the SYE for a YJ. I guess if you're going to drive a cream-puff down the freeway then you won't have a problem, but if you start to exercise that rear suspension, I'd hate to be sitting in the dirt somewhere with a driveline on the ground because I saved a few hundred for the SYE and driveline.
Not my idea of fun!
X2 on this. That was the kit my friend in the above post was using. Felt like you were riding a big wheel down stairs. (and I do know that from experience)DesertYJ said:Stay away from ProComp.
That was my 1st Kit...big mistake. Extremly stiff.
I have since installed RE springs. I wish I had spent the extra money and went that way from the start.
Here is one thing you need to figure. The rear drive shaft slip yoke, that plugs into the t/case is very short. (5") (You may have a diffent set up.) If you raise the body up off the frame, You will cause the slip yoke to pull away from the t/case. Depending on how high you raise the body, you may have to get the drive shaft extended.JeepMouse said:Hello all!
I am thinking of putting a lift on my Jeep. Should I get a 2 in, 3 in, or 4 in? Also, about how much should I expect to spend? I want to make sure I have ALL the information before I do it.
that is only true for suspension lift body lift does not affect your drivelineamara8 said:Here is one thing you need to figure. The rear drive shaft slip yoke, that plugs into the t/case is very short. (5") (You may have a diffent set up.) If you raise the body up off the frame, You will cause the slip yoke to pull away from the t/case. Depending on how high you raise the body, you may have to get the drive shaft extended.