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Rough Country 2.5 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/ Performance 2.2 Shocks (97-06 4.0L Jeep Wrangler TJ)

ExtremeTerrain no longer carries the Rough Country 2.5 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/ Performance 2.2 Shocks (97-06 4.0L Jeep Wrangler TJ). Please check out 1997-2006 TJ Jeep Wrangler 1-2.5" Lift Kits for an updated selection.
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Features & Details

  • Suspension Lift
  • 2.5 Inch Lift
  • 33 Inch Max Tire Size
  • Coil Springs
  • Performance 2.2 Shocks Included
  • Fits 1997 - 2006 TJ 6 Cylinder Wranglers
Please note: All Rough Country products are subject to a handling fee

Lift Specs. Rough Country's 2.5 inch Lift Kit with Performance 2.2 Shocks improves ground clearance while able to accommodate 33 inch tires. It's exactly what you need for added clearance when traversing the trails as well as towering over those other 4x4s you end up parked adjacent to.

Lift Construction. Not only does this kit look great, but Rough Country's shocks are built as tough of your Jeep. The shocks house a chrome hardened piston rod for improved performance.

Application. This Rough Country 2.5 in. Suspension Lift Kit with Performance 2.2 Shock is designed to bolt on the 1997 - 2006 TJ Wranglers with the 6 cylinder engine.

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

CA Residents: Warning: California's Proposition 65

What's in the Box
  • (2) Front Lifted Coil Springs
  • (2) Rear Lifted Coil Springs
  • (4) Performance 2.2 Series Shocks
Installation Info
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5 Top Rated Questions

Would this lift kit fit a 33x12,5 inch tire?

  • Hello, yes, with a 2.5" Lift you will be able to clear 33" inch tires on a TJ.

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Is there anything else thats suggested to buy with this lift?

  • No, when lifting your TJ 2.5 inches you should be able to just add coil springs and shocks, anything over 2.5 inches may require additional modification to your suspension and driveline.

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What tire size should you ran with this lift for max performance? 31x10.5 or a 33x12.5

  • Extreme Terrain no longer carries the Rough Country 2.5 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/ Performance 2.2 Shocks. To better assist you with your purchase, please give our customer service representatives a call at 1-877-870-8556. Extreme Terrain hours of operation are from 8:30 am until 11 pm Eastern time, 7 days a week.     

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Can this be used on a 97 Tj w/ a 4cyl?

  • Yes, this Rough Country 2.5 in. Suspension Lift Kit w/ Performance 2.2 Shocks can be used with your 4 cylinder, but the springs are weighted for the 6 cylinder engine, so your Jeep may be incorrectly in comparison to springs rated for your engine.

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does any one make an air suspension system that will work with this lift kit? I have an air system already installed on my stock 2000 suspension. I just had one of the air bags develop a leak. before I simply replace it I would like to ad the extra ground clearance that a kit like this would afford me. However I'd hate to discard the air system since it's already installed and otherwise operational. any thoughts?

  • At this time we do not offer any air suspension kits that would be compatible with lifts.

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Customer Reviews (10) Write a Review

Overall Rating 4.9

out of 5 stars

Installation Time:Full Day

Installation Cost:$250-$500

  • Appearance 4.9 4.9
  • Bang For Your Buck 4.9 4.9
  • Onroad Ride Quality 4.7 4.7
  • Offroad Capability 4.7 4.7



  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Weekend

    December 11, 2017

    Stop reading the reviews and buy it

    This lift made my jeep look super aggressive and I love it. Just be prepared to spend some time with your Jeep in order to install this lift. Its a fairly simple install but if your jeep is like mine (2002), you will run into problems with rust and things that do not want to come off, no matter how much you cry. Overall worth my money, time and tears!

    DanielL

    Year: 2002Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (2)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    December 05, 2017

    perfect lift

    This gave my jeep the lift I needed. Install wasn't horrible but definitely takes two people if your just using basic hand tools working on a garage floor.

    SamS

    Year: 1999Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (3)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $250-$500

    August 22, 2017

    Perfect - for our TJ

    The kit pieces all work well together; gives our TJ just the right stance and clearance that we were looking for. The ride quality has improved 100, feels like a new Jeep!

    BrookA

    Year: 2001Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (3)

  • 5/5

    June 07, 2017

    98 TJ RC 2.5

    I went with this lift because my 98 TJ was riding on all stock suspension with 158K on the clock. Shocks wee really shot and it was sitting lower than my buddies stock 97. I also have 3.07 gears and a 4" RC lift with 35's isn't an option until I get gears. My jeep came up 3-3.5 inches and rides really smooth without all the mushy flopping from side to side. I'm very pleased with the RC 2.5 kit., until I get gears and can put 35's on my jeep.

    MarkM

    Year: 1998Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (3)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    May 06, 2017

    Surprise ride.

    Installed this new 2 1/2" lift kit with gas filled shocks on my son's '05 Wrangler with the anticipation of a stiffer ride as a result of the increased lift. Much to my surprise and satisfaction the ride was actually a little smoother and the handling much better! Super product which I highly recommend. Great price point too!

    Tgaleshep

    Year: 2005Submodel: Wrangler

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Shop Install

    Installation Cost: $250-$500

    November 09, 2016

    Black Sahara

    This lift was perfect for my jeep! I had my mechanic install it. Took him 1day due rusty parts from Michigan winters.

    Kitcoon

    Year: 1999Submodel: Wrangler

    Helpful (4)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    August 19, 2015

    Great price and product

    Great product and price. The springs went on with a spring compressor for struts. The one for a jeep won't work. So if you are going to rent one get the right one. Took about four hours with a break for dinner.

    cap304

    Year: 2003Wichita, KS, USA

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  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    August 03, 2015

    Easy installation

    It took me and a friend 3-4 hours to install, mainly to rusted bolts.I would make sure that you have a spring compressor, makes the job go easier. Just the right look and stance I wanted. I would fully recommend this product.

    Chops3309

    Year: 2005Holland, IN, USA

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  • 4/5

    Installation Time: Full Day

    July 18, 2015

    Great looking jeep with my new lift.

    Couldn't be happier with the way my jeep looks after the lift kit was put in.Handles well on and off the road.Looking forward to adding taller tires.

    TIM61

    Year: 2001Colorado, USA

    Helpful (3)

  • 5/5

    Installation Time: Afternoon

    June 29, 2015

    best lift for the money

    Does what it says. Good ride but I'd spend more on shocks.

    Michael24

    Year: 2006ky

    Helpful (5)

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