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Thinking about a 2.5 in rough country lift. Need some feedback pros and cons about this lift. thanks

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Thinking about a 2.5 in rough country lift. Need some feedback pros and cons about this lift. thanks
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I want to run 33s. a more level stance. And try to maintain ride quality on road bc this is my daily driver. And also stay in my budget range

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Here's a couple pics of my jeep on 33" cooper stt's with the RC 2.5 lift(coils and shocks).Rides just slightly stiffer but definitely worth it.

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I have an '07 unlimited with the same lift and 33's, ditto for ride and fit.
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I want to run 33s. a more level stance. And try to maintain ride quality on road bc this is my daily driver. And also stay in my budget range
You might look at Teraflex's 2.5-inch budget boost. We have actually used them with 35's with good results. My only complaint is the crappy stock upper front shock bushings really don't like the kit's shock spacers, for some reason. When you get the $, go for longer shocks instead of the spacers. But they will work in the meantime if you don't do what we do to them every day. And, know what you are doing installing a basic lift, because Teraflex is not known for expedient customer service.

My only experience with Rough Country is on TJ's, but the name said it all--the ride was much rougher, and had less of a progressive spring rate feel than the Rubicon Express and ProComp lifts we had on other Jeeps.

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I run the RC 2.5 Spacer lift with shock extensions with 17 MT and 33 x 12.5 Baja's. I love the lift. However you may want to also invest in a track bar because it pushed my front over almost a full inch. My 2 cents.
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You might want to check with your dealer and see what they say,in terms of your warranty.Some dealerships have been known to be total dickweedz.

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