Jeep lift - from Rocky Road - JeepForum.com

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 54 Old 02-21-2011, 05:58 AM Thread Starter
rockjvf
Registered User
2011 WK 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Lincoln,NE
Posts: 5
Jeep lift - from Rocky Road

Hey, here are some pictures of the work that Rocky Road did to my Jeep. I'm currently oversea and haven't had a chance to see it in person yet but it looks pretty nice in the pictures. They put a 2.5" lift on it with 275/55/20 Firestone Destination a/t tires. They also made rock rails, skid plates and a roof rack for the Jeep. Let know what you think?

Does anyone know where I can find replacements for the chrome side view mirror, door handles and window trim. I'd like to go with all black. Thanks

link to the lift website:
http://www.rocky-road.com/wk2-lift-kit.html

Attached Thumbnails
wk2_side.jpg   wk2_rear.jpg  
rockjvf is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 54 Old 02-21-2011, 07:13 AM
ecupip
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Winterville
Posts: 200
Is this a Quadra-Lift LIFT?
ecupip is offline  
post #3 of 54 Old 02-21-2011, 08:00 AM
slednecks
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: New Milford
Posts: 2
x2??
slednecks is offline  
post #4 of 54 Old 02-21-2011, 08:19 AM
chibianh
Registered User
2011 WK 
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Lakewood
Posts: 36
maybe it was an early unit Overland model without quadra-lift.

looks good either way!
chibianh is offline  
post #5 of 54 Old 02-21-2011, 09:36 AM
Snipe315
Registered User
2012 WK 
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: SoCal
Posts: 197
Looks very good.

I'd love to see this and a QL equipped WK2 side by side. I'd also love to hear about how the Rocky Road lifted Jeep rides and handles compared to a QL lifted one set at the same height.

Poll for Quadra-Lift Owners:

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f309/poll-wk2-owners-ql-1154625/
Snipe315 is offline  
post #6 of 54 Old 02-21-2011, 10:12 AM Thread Starter
rockjvf
Registered User
2011 WK 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Lincoln,NE
Posts: 5
No the Jeep does not have QL...as far as the ride goes I was told that it retains it's factory ride quality.
rockjvf is offline  
post #7 of 54 Old 02-21-2011, 10:30 AM
Texas WJ
Web Wheeler
 
Texas WJ's Avatar
2005 WK 
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: San Antonio
Posts: 2,102
Nice.

265/70-17 BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO, 2" lift, JK Wrangler Moab wheels, Spidertrax Spacers, Rola Roof Rack.
Texas WJ is offline  
post #8 of 54 Old 02-21-2011, 11:05 AM
fleuger99
Registered User
2011 WK 
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Norfolk
Posts: 325
Looks great and I really like the Rock Rails
fleuger99 is offline  
post #9 of 54 Old 02-22-2011, 05:24 AM
LuckRider
Web Wheeler
 
LuckRider's Avatar
2004 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: NY - 12550
Posts: 9,314
That looks great. I saw a roof rack on ebay that I like a little better because it is sleeker, but I think that one might be better supported in the roof. The other one is made by a company in CA and claims that it is held in entirely with the stock mounting locations for the factory rack.

As for the trim, check out the dealership, probably your only option at this point. Don't fear the Jeeper here on JF has the best prices on factory equipment (check out the vendor displays).

I really like the look of the lift with the 20"s. I would like to see it side by side compared to a stock one, but it looks great. Why didn't you go with a slightly more aggressive tire like the DuraTrac? I think it would have provided a better look overall, and still isn't harsh on the road. It is also snow rated.

Thanks to SuperWade2 For the 1 Year Upgrade!
Support Our Troops!
ALL WK2 Owners, Click Here
JFI Member #7: Helping out the Scammed
2004 Rubi: Ready to Kill the Chrome!
Totaled and Gone: Mostly Stock 2005 I6 Patriot Blue TJ: Monstaliner (Write-Up) BESRK Rear Bumper, Hella 500s
Do the Jeep Wave :D 0|||||||0 Take 95% of what I say as a joke/sarcasm!-Thomas
LuckRider is offline  
post #10 of 54 Old 02-22-2011, 05:56 AM
AJeepZJ
Registered User
2006 WK 
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Ft Bragg
Posts: 3,575
looks really good.

All Gear, No Skill.
AJeepZJ is offline  
post #11 of 54 Old 02-22-2011, 08:56 AM
webspoke
Registered User
2013  
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: DFW
Posts: 110
Did they also add some wheel spacers? The wheels and tires seem to fill out the wheel wells more, and it looks great!
webspoke is offline  
post #12 of 54 Old 02-22-2011, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
rockjvf
Registered User
2011 WK 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Lincoln,NE
Posts: 5
Yeah they put 1" wheel spacer in. I wanted to go with the Duratrac but with the 20 inch rim the sizes where limited. They would have had to cut out the fenders to get anything bigger on the Jeep.
rockjvf is offline  
post #13 of 54 Old 03-02-2011, 08:19 AM
Chippewa1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: South Lyon
Posts: 13
Everything about these pictures looks great! The GC, the view, everything!!!! Jeep should use this for marketing!
Chippewa1 is offline  
post #14 of 54 Old 03-11-2011, 06:23 PM
MaineJeep11
Registered User
2011 WK 
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 278
Great pictures! Your Jeep looks awesome. That is exactly what the WK2 needs in my opinion. I want to do the same thing to mine. Do you also have the Rocky Road front upper control arms? I'm not much of a mechanic and wonder how important those are. Sounds like they are a huge upgrade over the OEM.
MaineJeep11 is offline  
post #15 of 54 Old 03-15-2011, 03:42 PM
robbversion1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Windsor Locks
Posts: 14
Quote:
Originally Posted by rockjvf View Post
Does anyone know where I can find replacements for the chrome side view mirror, door handles and window trim. I'd like to go with all black. Thanks
i'm with you on that one with the chrome mirrors. I prefer to have them body colored.
robbversion1 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
WK2 Off-Road Mods WJ Freak WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum 17 08-09-2011 02:32 PM
Can quadra trac I go off-road? zerone WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum 7 01-14-2011 04:05 PM
off road mazjeep WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum 3 12-31-2010 07:31 PM
Off-road observations CTO1 WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum 9 12-04-2010 10:19 AM
any one going to do off road rims mazjeep WK2 Grand Cherokee Forum 3 12-02-2010 06:38 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome