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Old December 17th, 2005, 15:20
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Talking Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

I have 32 x 10.5's with spring extenders and blocks in the rear to keep it from rubbing..
This kit looks like the best for money, please any ideas or comments. I think i will go ahead and get the steering stabilizer with it?
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http://roughcountry.com/Jeep_XJ_4in.htm
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Old December 17th, 2005, 15:21
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

Opinion - there are better kits out there.
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Old December 17th, 2005, 15:23
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

oh i know but for the money..

could you recommend one close to that price?
i cannot do Skyjacker at this time.
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Old December 17th, 2005, 16:25
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

I have been running the RC 4.5" lift for 2 years now, and everything has worked great except for their rear springs. The rear springs only lasted about a year, but i haul about 150lbs in the back, plus a 31" spare on the bumper.
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Old December 17th, 2005, 16:42
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

RE...bare minimum in my opinion.
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Old December 17th, 2005, 16:58
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

It'll work fine for the front...we abused the last 4" RC kit for two years then sold the arms and springs...still worked great in the next xj...maybe sell the AAL on ebay and throw some dakota leaves on the rear.
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Old December 17th, 2005, 17:13
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

You get what you pay for. Get something worth while while you're spending money. I've always been told, and I always tell people to do it right the first time.
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Old December 17th, 2005, 17:23
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

rough country wont get you much respect. i got a 3 inch rough country lift on my truck now and i plan on that being removed asap. im going with RE coils. if you want to run 32s for cheap then get 3 inch RE or Rustys coils, a short aal and extended shackles. and then trim your fenders. x/mjs looks better with trimmed sheetmetal anyways. limit all your shoping to either Ribicon express or rustys. rustys is cheaper and their manufactured parts are said to have shitty welds, but their shocks, coils/springs, spacers ect. are all ok
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Old December 17th, 2005, 18:26
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

I had a RC 4.5" lift on my last XJ. I was trying to lift it on a budget and that fit the budget. The ride was pretty bad, but it didn't flex too bad at all. The parts held up fine too, for the short time I had it. I would just pay for the add a leaf then get a leaf pack from Rusty's if you are still trying to stick with RC. I used an AAL with a shackle and my rear end was sagging bad within a few months. I would just pay a little more and go with Rusty's.
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Old December 18th, 2005, 11:47
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

just installed the 4.5 Rough Country with AAL. rear seems to be sagging. my leaf packs must be weak. Rear springs coming soon.But over all pleased
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Old December 20th, 2005, 07:59
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

I have the 4.5 RC. I like it. But the coils netted 5.5 and the rear 4.5 so its not level. I am either going to add a block or make a pack from a s-10.
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Old December 20th, 2005, 09:02
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

People that have run RC lifts and like them have never had an RE lift.

Go RE, I mean even Rustys is better than RC.

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Old December 20th, 2005, 11:52
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

whats wrong with rustys? IMO they are just as quality as the RE when it comes to the coils and the leaf springs. The RE just comes with a bit more stuff you need to get seperatly with the rustys.

im tired of people bashing rustys. they dont know. they dont run rustys.



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Old December 20th, 2005, 13:41
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

I hear of alot of people on this forum and others that their rusty's springs broke or sag after 4 mo.'s & that they can't get ANYTHING warrantied but then they recommend rusty's to someone else. WHY ?????
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Old December 20th, 2005, 14:03
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Re: Rough Country kit, what's your opinion of the Rough Country kit?

i hear their shipping is insanely expensive
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