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post #1 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 05:04 PM Thread Starter
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anyone got the Rough Country 4 inch lift??

hey everyone. saw this lift in a 4x4 magazine today and then i see and ad right now before posting this thread. its under 600 and at this price it looks like a steal. anyone have it or want to share their experiences with it? thanks in advance

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post #2 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 06:23 PM
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good product for the most part. the trackbar bracket on the rear axle broke on mine, but i jsut welded it back into place. also, shocks are a "little" stiff. other than that, its a pretty good kit. im changing the shocks and sway links this summer.

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post #3 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 07:28 PM
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Rear springs are too stiff and sit at about 6", I reinstalled the stock rear control arms and put the stock front springs in the rear. Much better, even front to rear
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post #4 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 07:58 PM
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I just "fixed" my 97's small tires and low suspension with Rough Country's 4" X-Series. It rides rough, but I still haven't broken it in yet.

I looked at the Series 2 lift and it didn't have everything that I wanted. The X-series has more features for only a few hundred more. I think that's its worth it.

Now I just have to "Fix" the axles.

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post #5 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 08:08 PM
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i got a 4 inch used and it has room for bigger than 33's if u bump stop it right, i dont have the shock i have the rancho adj on mine.... thank u ebay for it all, and i got it all for under $200
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post #6 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 08:43 PM
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You might check out the Teraflex 3T. You can get it for about $560 shipped with Rancho RS5000's from sam's offroad in Tulsa. The site is http://www.sams4x4store.com/index.html. The ride is better than stock and I love the flex I get with this kit.

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post #7 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 10:04 PM
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yeah i just put the 4in x-series on and love it the front and rear trackbar brackets were a bit of a well pita but for a grand i love it

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post #8 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 10:30 PM
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i just put my 4 inch rough country series II lift on my TJ, and everything came out great it doesnt ride to bad at all a lil rough, but i rode in my firneds 4 inch rubicon express lift and it was about the same mines only alil bit rougher, bu it like it a lot, if u want to see pics PM me and ill email you some.
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post #9 of 15 Old 03-07-2007, 10:41 PM
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Yes i have one... it has done the job so far..., I recomend it, its cheap and works...


personally I really enjoy the bumpy ride...
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post #10 of 15 Old 03-08-2007, 08:58 AM
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...and it has room for bigger than 33's if u bump stop it right
Mine easily cleared the 35" MTRs. I added JKS bl just because I like a lot of gap above the tires.



04TJ 4.0 rc 4" susp lift, jks 1.25" bl, 1" front spacers, brown dog mml, aa sye, tw ds, 35" mtrs, rock crawler front bumper, barnes 4x4 rear bumper and tire carrier, ar wheels, 8.8 with lockright, jeeperman sliders, warn m8000, jks quicker discos

95ZJ 4.0 rusty's 3" susp lift, 2" front spacers, 33" mtrs, addcos front and rear, black diamond front track bar, jks rear track bar, jks quicker discos, trimmed fenders


It just goes to show you can't always tell the depth of the well by the length of the handle on the pump.
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for 35's id have to regear correct?? ive got the D35
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post #12 of 15 Old 03-08-2007, 06:48 PM
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I like mine. It rides great with the added weight of a tire carrier and a few other mods.


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I like mine. It rides great with the added weight of a tire carrier and a few other mods.

If that is really an "X" model did you upgrade your D35??

DH

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I have the rough country lift, for around 600 shipped, i love it, i also welded the front trackbar in place(death wobble is scary), the shocks suck, they are hard as a rock, but overall I love the lift, i am going to replace the shocks when it gets warmer out.
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If that is really an "X" model did you upgrade your D35??

DH
Not yet, but I have an 8.8 and a HP 30 in the basement waiting on funds for ARB's

06 TJ / 4ltr / Auto / 4" Rough Country X / 5 33x12.5x15 M/T Baja MTZ / AA SYE / Tom Woods Shaft / Herculined Tub / Hand Throttle / OBA / AntiRock / Rusty's Crossover Steering / Rock Hard Bumper Carrier / Cheap high-lift jack / Fire Ext / CB
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