JeepForum.com - Reply to Topic
Thread: New Rough Country 3.5" JK lift?? Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:

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










  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
03-08-2016 08:21 AM
fiftycal I got the 608S lift kit installed last year on my JK. No problems. Smooth ride. Considering the price, I'm a happy camper.
03-20-2014 07:31 AM
Stag I have had the 3.5" series II lift on for about two years. About a month ago I changed out the shocks. You can’t beat the lift for the price.

03-19-2014 08:25 PM
Will09JK I've had the 3.5" series II almost a year now on my 09' JKU. Wheeled a bunch in PA and after one of the winters in NYC and potholes that feel like I've been wheelin' all winter I have really nothing negative to say, ride is stiff but who really complains about that or just upgrade shocks no big deal. I have changed the steering stabilizer with AEV draglink flip kit, a synergy tie rod and Yukon 5.13 gears. Thinking of getting the rest of the control arms but again looks great. Run 35" now thinking of putting 37's on
03-19-2014 09:38 AM
BaddAndy It still rides great. A little stiffer with the winter temps. Last week it got to 60 degrees and that cadillac ride came back. It has settled a little, but evenly, and maybe due to adding accessories. No rusting occuring, but we don't get much salting of roads either. I have since installed the kit's front track bar bracket that I modified just to be able to relocate the steering stabilizer. My friend is happy with his on his JKU, and my other friends are awaiting funds to get theirs.
03-19-2014 03:46 AM
bonestockracing After more time, has the springs held up? How does it ride?
01-29-2014 02:47 PM
ar325 thanks for the post
01-15-2014 04:50 PM
bonestockracing Glad to hear it! Great for the price!
01-15-2014 03:38 PM
thericker Just set up an appointment to put the Rough Country 3.5 lift kit with 2.0 shocks. Anyone have any new reviews before I bring it in?
12-08-2013 10:11 AM
bonestockracing Was thinking about getting the x series kit but this kit seams to be good for what I need & want.
12-03-2013 09:19 AM
BaddAndy I'm happy with mine after 13,000 miles on and offroad, and all my friends are putting the same kit on their 2013s too. We all use a JKS adj. front trackbar inlieu of the bracket, and a rear Teraflex trackbar bracket.
12-02-2013 11:12 PM
bonestockracing I am interested in this kit, any more updates?
09-17-2013 02:38 PM
ziloh22 Awesome thread guys.
10-27-2012 06:15 PM
Macknjack I have two jeeps. Both have rough country lifts. Both are great. I have a 4.5" kit on my xj and 3" pieced together on the jk. My xj needed adjustable arms to fix the caster/ pinion angle. The only complaints of the jk lift is that it needs longer brake lines. The brackets don't cut it.

I don't have a big baller budget with big price tag parts. RC gets the job done!
09-19-2012 11:58 AM
Jkm57 Since I had mine. Not even a year I replaced
1. RK Coils
2. Front track bar bracket with JKS track bar
3. Control arms back to stock with AEV geometry brackets
About to purchase a high steer kit to get rid of the drop pitman arm.
09-19-2012 11:37 AM
badgerking
Quote:
Originally Posted by Serg5000 View Post
How long was this lift on your jeep before you started replacing parts?
About a year after putting it on. The first components to go were the shocks. I called RC to get replacements shocks from them, not as freebies but to just purchase new ones, and they were not helpful in the slightest; probably thought I was calling to complain.

I went with Bilsteins because no one would call me back and I could not get a straight answer from them.

I did the same with the coils. I now have new Old Man Emu springs sitting in the garage waiting for me to get them installed.

If I add up the original cost of the RC lift, and then the parts I have replaced along the way, I would have been money ahead to save a little longer. I have easily got enough in the suspension as it sits, to have just went with something like Rock Krawler's JK 2.5 Max Travel setup.
This thread has more than 15 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

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

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