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Unread 11-15-2006, 07:13 PM   #1
jeepcomanche88
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Rough Country

dose any one have a Rough Country 3" lift on there xj? my friend wants to do it to his but dose not have much money so i was just wondering is it a good lift or not? also he wont be doing much offroading just the sledom wow were really bored lets go hit up some trails.

thanks, brock

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Unread 11-15-2006, 07:25 PM   #2
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I dont have the 3" kit but I do have the 4.5" kit and it is ok but it isn't as complete as I would have liked, my suggestion is save your pennies and in time get a Rubicon Express, it comes with things that isn't of major importance but are def. good to have such as end links (or discos) and brakelines instead of the crappy extension bracket.
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Unread 11-15-2006, 08:50 PM   #3
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ive had my 3" rough country lift for about 3 years now and it has had zero problems. the ride is harsher than stock but for the price it has performed great and i have no complaints. My lift is the aal and it has sagged a little in the rear but is still level and looks great. if i do another i will get an re but at the time it was a great deal and if in the same situation id do it again
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Unread 11-15-2006, 09:37 PM   #4
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i have the 4.5 as well and i've had no problems. i spent a tid bit more on brake lines and disco's, the disco's aren't real great but they do the job, a lot better than running no front swaybar or having to disconnect the regular links every time. it does ride a bit rough but i don't mind it at all....like others have said, when i do a new lift i'll go with something a bit higher ended, but for the time being the RC lift has served me well
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Unread 11-15-2006, 11:20 PM   #5
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i would say Rusty's before rough country that just my opinion.
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Unread 11-15-2006, 11:26 PM   #6
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dont have the 3in, but have the 6.5 haha but i like it, the 3 in lift does leave out some good things, but the 6.5 comes with everything but brake lines
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Unread 11-15-2006, 11:29 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by 91xjgawes
i would say Rusty's before rough country that just my opinion.
now that he found out about rusty's he seems to think he wants them now
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