As a general rule, the taller a vehicle is, the easier it will roll. Offset, as much as possible, what is lost in rollover resistance by increasing tire track width. In other words, go "wide" as you go "tall". Many sportsmen remove their mud tires after hunting season and install ones more appropriate for street driving; always use as wide a tire and wheel combination as possible to enhance vehicle stability.
Seat belts and shoulder harnesses should be worn at all times. Avoid situations where a side rollover may occur. Generally, braking performance and capability are decreased when significantly larger/heavier tires and wheels are used. Take this into consideration while driving.
Do not add, alter, or fabricate any factory or after-market parts to increase vehicle height over the intended height of the Rough Country product purchased. Mixing component brands is not recommended. Rough Country makes no claims regarding lifting devices and excludes any and all implied claims. We will not be responsible for any product that is altered.
This suspension system was developed using a 31x10.5 tire on a 15” x 8” wheel with 3.75” of backspacing. If you have any questions concerning the design, function, and/or correct use of our products please contact one of our customer service representatives us at 800-222-7023.
NOTICE TO DEALER AND VEHICLE OWNER
Any vehicle equipped with any Rough Country product should have a “Warning to Driver” decal installed on the inside of the windshield or on the vehicle’s dash. The decal should act as a constant reminder for whoever is operating the vehicle of its unique handling characteristics.
INSTALLING DEALER - it is your responsibility to install the warning decal and forward these installation instructions on to the vehicle owner for review. These instructions should be kept in the vehicle for its service life.
Prior to beginning this installation it is always good to use a penetrating oil and spray all fasteners that will be removed. Typically the spring eye bolts and the pitman arm are difficult to remove without having done this step.
1. Raise the front of the vehicle and support with safety stands under the frame rails. Take care not to over extend the stock brake lines.
2. Remove the front wheels and tires. Remove stock shocks using a 3/4” wench. Retain the lower shock hardware for reuse.
3. Support the front axle housing with a floor jack (you must have stands under frame supporting vehicle weight).
4. Remove the stock sway bar links from the sway bar and the spring pads using a 3/4” wrench. It may be necessary to tap the upper link on the sway bar with a hammer to release the tapered pin. See Photo 1.
5. Unbolt track bar from the housing on the passenger side of the front axle as shown in Photo 2 and then tie the bar up and out of the way.