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Rough Country 2.50-Inch Suspension Lift Kit (97-06 4.0L Jeep Wrangler TJ)

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      Product Information

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


      • Accommodates Up to 33-Inch Tires
      • 100% Bolt-On Installation
      • Increased Ground Clearance
      • Fits Jeep Wrangler 1997-0206 TJ Models That Have a 6 Cylinder Engine


      Performance.  If you're looking for added ground clearance without killing your wallet, this kit is for your. Its coils springs level the front of the jeep with the rear to offer increased ground clearance, giving you just what you'll need to upgrade into larger tires, up to 33 inches.

      Easy Installation. It comes with necessary hardware and detailed instructions for easy bolt-on installation. No extra modification is required to your vehicle, meaning you'll spend less time in the garage and be back on the road or trail faster.

      Fitment. This Rough Country suspension lift kit is compatible with Jeep Wrangler 1997-2006 TJ 6 Cylinder models.

      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# 653

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (15)

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      Ratings Summary

      4.4 out of 5 overall rating from 15 customers

      Installation Time: Afternoon

      Installation Cost: $250-$500

      • July 17, 2019

        4 1997 Wrangler - Ronc

        Great height

        Great height for adding 31s with plenty of travel. Easy install with a spring compressor. Would be difficult without.

        Helpful (0)
      • April 06, 2019

        4 2003 Wrangler - NickB Installation Time: Afternoon

        2.5 Springs

        Exactly the height I was looking for. Paired with a set of Rancho’s, huge ride quality improvement from stock.

        Helpful (1)
      • May 18, 2018

        5 1998 Wrangler - BruceW Installation Time: Afternoon

        Just Right

        The finish on the springs is perfect. There are no scratches or chips in the finish. I have driven about 150 miles since installing this kit on my truck. The ride is smooth. The stance my Jeep has now is perfect. I did use a Rough Country 3/4 inch spacers on the front.

        Helpful (6)
      • March 07, 2018

        4 2002 Wrangler - Terrance Installation Time: Afternoon

        2.5 inch lift springs

        previous owner put in 2 inch spacers. The jeep was always hitting the bump stops when 4 wheeling. I liked the ride height, so bought the 2.5 inch springs. Lifted the jeep about 1.5 inches more than with the spacers. No more hitting the bump stops. The ride is smother than the stock springs and spacers.

        Helpful (5)
      • November 23, 2017

        5 2002 Wrangler - SteveS Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

        Thumbs up

        Perfect height for me, works great on and off road with a nice ride. Would recommend great bang for your buck. Took about an hour and I was on the trails

        Helpful (7)
      • August 19, 2017

        5 2004 Wrangler Unlimited - TimM Installation Time: Afternoon

        worked fine

        perfect for 33 on a tj. nice ride, really no complants. I would buy them again.

        Helpful (5)
      • August 12, 2017

        5 2006 Wrangler - Hayden Installation Time: Afternoon

        Great Lift!

        Bought this lift to replace some Budget Boost spacers i put on my jeep that rode kinda rough. Shipping was fast and I installed the lift in roughly 4 hours in my garage without any power tools and only a spring compressor (you will need it). Springs ride good and made my Jeep look awesome!

        Helpful (6)
      • July 19, 2017

        5 1997 Wrangler - DaleF Installation Time: Afternoon

        Great product

        I replaces the stock springs and 2" lift spacers on my 97 TJ . The 20 year old springs were a little saggy. These springs are exceptional quality and added a little more than 3" lift over stock. Installation is straight forward BUT , you need to use a good coil spring compressor . I have no complaints about the ride, it is a Jeep after all !

        Helpful (6)
      • June 21, 2017

        1 2002 Wrangler - KellyannS Installation Time: Shop Install Installation Cost: $250-$500

        Check everything twice

        I called and instant message the asking if this was everything I need to do the install. I was told by two people it was. The shocks were wrong and there wasn't a track bar adjustment part with it. I would definitely recommend checking parts. Springs were great and love the way it looks

        Helpful (6)
      • October 06, 2016

        5 2006 Rubicon - Johnstone Installation Time: Afternoon

        Better control and ride

        I used these springs on my 2006 rubicon with 33" tires. I also used bilstine 5100 series shocks. It was a little stiff for the first 100 miles but now it's smoother than oem. Thanks, Nice product.

        Helpful (7)

      Questions & Answers (8 answers)

      5 Top Rated Questions

      I have 4 shocks for a 3-1/2" lift. I would like to but these springs on and also add a leveling puck for the front. What size puck should I use and will the shocks I have work? Thanks!

      Can I use the stock sway bar end links?

      • This Rough Country 2.5 in. Suspension Lift Kit will not require you to change/upgrade your sway bar end links.

      Helpful (0)

      If I want to buy this 2.5" Spring Only Lift for my 2001 TJ but I would like to use Bilstein Shocks, how do I know what size shocks to buy?

      • You will need a shock that is designed to be used on a Vehicle with 2.5" of lift.

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      I have a rough country 4 inch lift on my Jeep now, I wanna lower it down to this 2.5 inch lift can I is my shocks from the 4 inch lift?

      • You would need shocks for a 2.5 inch lift to work with the Rough Country 2.5 in. Suspension Lift Kit.

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      I have newer shocks on my 1998 Jeep Wrangler 4x4 Sport 4.0 L, it lifted it about .5"-1" with just the shocks. Do I absolutely need the shocks that go with this suspension lift? I saw that it made it a lot more inexpensive. I understand that it is recommended, but will it mess up my car/driving without the rough country shocks? I just don't want the shocks that I had previously installed, go to waste.

      • The Rough Country 2.5 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/o Shocks can be used with a different brand shock. As long as the shocks are made for a 2.5 inch lift, you would be able to use it.

      Helpful (0)
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      3 More Questions
      Can i use my stock height shocks with this kit? 1 answer
      Hi, I hava jeep wrangler 97, 2.5 lts ( 4 cilinder ) yhis kit fit my jeep? Thanks 1 answer
      I have a 2004 Jeep Wrangler TJ Sport; is this 2.5 in. lift kit compatible with my stock suspension configuration, or will I need new control arms to keep the geometry correct? 1 answer

      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

        • Front & Rear Coil Springs

      Tech Specs

      Will It Fit My Wrangler

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