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Rough Country 2.50-Inch X-Series Suspension Lift Kit (97-06 Jeep Wrangler TJ)

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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • 2.5 Inch Suspension Lift
      • Increased Ground Clearance
      • Accommodates Up to a 33 Inch Tire
      • X-Flex Adjustable Control Arms
      • Fully Greaseable & Rebuildable Flex Joints
      • Bolt on Installation
      • Lifetime Replacement Warranty
      • For 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJ & LJ Models


      Superior Flex. Push the limits of performance with the Rough Country 2.5-inch X-Series Suspension Lift System. This lift kit includes fully rebuild-able X-Flex adjustable control arms for extreme stability and premium N2.0 shocks for ideal ride quality and control on or off road. You'll gain ground clearance to take on extreme trails with room for up to 33 inch tires.

      Rugged Construction. This Jeep lift kit features tough control arms with massive 2.5" diameter body Flex Joints and Clevite brand rubber bushings. The included front adjustable track bar is crafted from forged steel for extreme strength and all parts are finished in a tough powder coat to prevent corrosion and wear.

      Kit Contents. This 2.5 inch Wrangler lift kit contains front and rear coil springs, front and rear upper and lower adjustable X-Flex control arms, front sway bar quick disconnects, a forged adjustable front track bar, a rear track bar drop bracket, front and rear premium N2.0 Series Shocks, and installation hardware.

      Installation and Warranty. This lift kit features a bolt on process that requires minimal drilling for installation of the included track bar and bracket. The entire lift kit is backed by Rough Country's Lifetime Replacement Warranty. For complete details, please see manufacturer's warranty.

      Application. The Rough Country 2.5-inch X-Series Suspension Lift System is designed for use on 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJ models. Available for 4 cylinder and 6 cylinder models, please select from the options above.

      Freight Notes. Freight items can only be shipped within the continental 48 states, no expedited methods.

      Fitment: 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Details

      MPN# 61120


      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (6)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.5 out of 5 overall rating from 6 customers

      Installation Time: Weekend

      Installation Cost: $500-$1000

      • July 21, 2019

        5 2004 Wrangler - SamL Installation Time: Weekend

        Rough country lift

        Nice lift, to me was straight forward with the directions for install. Makes the Jeep look way better. Took me a couple days by myself in the garage, but cleaning frame and painting was involved as well.

        Helpful (4)
      • January 19, 2019

        5 2002 Wrangler - Spanky Installation Time: Shop Install Installation Cost: $500-$1000


        I had my mechanic put this on, he was very pleased and excited to do this project. Said it to be the best and most rugged lift he has done! Driving on it is amazing... comfortable ride on road, can’t wait to get it off road.

        Helpful (7)
      • August 14, 2018

        5 2001 Wrangler - TravisM Installation Time: Full Day

        Not too shabby

        Not too bad of an install, looks great and rides smooth, nice overall upgrade.

        Helpful (11)
      • April 26, 2017

        4 2002 Wrangler - knight4x4 Installation Time: Weekend

        rough country 2.5 x-series lift

        like the other reviews the instructions were not so good. be aware you don't get the X adjustable control arms as pictured just a standard swivel bushings. when I received the kit and started the install, the upper flex arms had a 1/2 bushings instead of 3/8 called RC they sent me new threaded ends fed x. pictures are not clear. the rear springs do not identify which way is up and seem symmetrical (their not). after install upon full rear axle extension the lower spring pad hits the shock and puts a dent in the tube, had to buy 2 new shocks, called RC they said the dimensions provided in the instructions were guidelines and you have to adjust the arms to adjust angle of rear axle(wish they would say something on the instructions). consider buying a drop pitman arm, and a t-case drop to eliminate vibration. need an external spring compressor for the front springs. unable to install the rear flexible brake line to control arm, not enough slack I cut the bracket and used the attach plate/nut for the e-brake cable. The kit looks great and feels great after taking care of slight vibrations.

        Helpful (17)
      • April 09, 2017

        4 2004 Wrangler Unlimited - JeffD Installation Time: Weekend

        Great product!

        Great product overall, only thing keeping me From rating it 5 star is the lack of hardware and horrible instructions. I would gladly pay additional charges for the much needed replacement hardware. Any older jeeps with crusty old hardware only extends the install time and frustrates most do it yourself customer's.

        Helpful (14)
      • December 10, 2015

        4 2006 - BigRay Installation Time: Weekend

        Good product, inadequate instructions

        Kit delivered in multiple boxes, instruction sheets were provided in each box for each major suspension component, but a consolidated instruction outlining order of installation was not included. After starting installation I had a number of questions, checking the Rough Country website I found a the full kit instructions! The online instructions do differ somewhat from the individual component installations. I called Rough Country for clarification and they were very helpful answering my questions. This is my first lift kit install. It took me about 4 days to install, working alone in my garage. With experience and some help this installation would probably be about 2 days, less if you have access to a lift.

        Helpful (22)

      Questions & Answers (5 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      What additional tools or parts are required to install this on a stock 2001 TJ

      • The Rough Country 2.5 in. X-Series Suspension Lift System will not require any additional components. A good tool set will be required and you will require a front end alignment will be required after installation.

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      Do you need brake line extensions for this lift kit?

      • The Rough Country 2.5-inch X-Series Suspension Lift System does not require brake line extensions as this kit retains the vehicles "Short Arm" design meaning they will not be stretched or pulled on.

      Helpful (1)

      Will this kit need a transfer case drop and a steering stabilizer?

      • No, a transfer case drop and a steering stabilizer will not be necessary for proper installation.

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      I have a 2000 TJ with the 4 cylinder. Looking to do the 350 small block swap one day in the near future. Is there a difference between the lift system from the 4 cyl the 6 cyl that I need to know?

      • The 4cyl and 6cyl lifts will differ to accommodate for the added weight of the inline 6.

      Helpful (0)

      Will this fit my 2001 Jeep Wrangler Sahara edition? Sorry, not sure whether it's edition changes anything.

      • This lift kit will work with your Sahara edition.

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      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (2) Front coil springs
      • (2) Rear coil springs
      • (2) Front shocks
      • (2) Rear shocks
      • (2) Front upper control arms
      • (2) Front lower control arms
      • (2) Rear upper control arms
      • (2) Rear lower control arms
      • (2) Front quick disconnects
      • (1) Front adjustable track bar
      • (1) Rear track bar drop bracket
      • Hardware

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