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Rugged Ridge Transfer Case Lowering Kit (87-06 Jeep Wrangler YJ & TJ)

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    Features & Details

    • Transfer Case Lowering Kit
    • Hard Plastic Spacers
    • Black Color
    • Steel Bolts
    • Black Finish
    • Effective Spacer Kit to Lower Transfer Case
    • Improves Driveshaft Angle and Prevents Vibrations
    • Offered in Low-Profile Black
    • Includes Both SAE and Metric Bolts
    • 2.7 Ounces
    • 6 Hard Plastic Spacers, 6 SAE Bolts, 6 Metric Bolts
    • All Hardware Included
    • 5 Year Limited Warranty
    • Fits 1987-2006 Wrangler YJ and TJ Models
    Specs. The Transfer Case Lowering Kit by Rugged Ridge is a quick, effective way to lower your Wrangler's transfer case after a suspension lift without devastating your wallet. The black color helps this modification blend in, while dropping your transfer case a bit avoids a lot of potentially expensive drivetrain damage, while also making your ride much more comfortable by getting rid of the vibration and the shaking steering wheel you might otherwise have to put up with.

    Construction. Rugged Ridge's Transfer Case Lowering Kit includes six hard plastic spacers which are the core of the system. 12 bolts are provided, including 6 made to SAE measurements and 6 made to metric measurements. This kit is bolt-on and very easy to install, requiring no additional drilling in order to fit. Rugged Ridge covers this item with a 5 year limited warranty.

    Application. Fits 1987-2006 Wrangler YJ and TJ models.

    Fitment: 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Details

    MPN# 18305.10

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    What's in the Box
    • (6) Spacers
    • Hardware
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        Questions & Answers (10)

        5 Top Rated Questions

        Will this work on my 2001 tj with automatic transmission?

        • This will work on the 2001 TJ with the automatic transmission. 

        Helpful (3)

        Is this the best fit for 2.5 lift or is there a better idea 2001 jeep TJ

        • The Rugged Ridge Transfer Case Lowering Kit will be a great option for your 2001 TJ with a 2.5" lift. If you off road often you may want to consider an SYE (slip yoke eliminator) to help get more clearance.

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        I installed the transfer lowering kit after I did the 2" lift on my 1990 wrangler. Finally got a chance to take it out and second and fourth gear are hard to get into and they pop out very easily. Any idea what it might be. Thank You

        • We recommend checking anywhere where the shifter may be binding or coming into contact with any parts of the body.

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        Do I need anything else when installing this kit? What about the linkage to the 4 wheel drive lever? Thank you

        • No additional components are required to install the Rugged Ridge Transfer Case Lowering Kit. The linkage for the transfer case shift lever is only required if a body lift was also performed.

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        I put in a simple 1 inch body lift on my '03 Jeep Wrangler TJ with 1 inch motor mounts. I now have driveline vibrations. Will this work for a 1 inch body lift?

        • It is recommended to use this kit with at least a 2 inch suspension lift. You would not have enough clearance with just a 1 inch body lift. 

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        5 More Questions
        How many inches does this drop the transfer case? 1 answer
        Do I need to use this or is it recommended to use this with a 4 inch lift, a short SYE with the longer driveshaft? 1 answer
        all the information is great but what is the actual size of the plastic spacers? 1 answer
        Hello I have a 2.5 inch lift on my yj if I get this transfer case lowering kit, do I increase my chances of bottoming out on trails and hills? 31 in tires 1 answer
        Can i use this for a 4 inch lift kit on a 2001 Jeep Wrangler TJ? 1 answer

          Customer Reviews (24) Write a Review

          Overall Rating 4.5

          out of 5 stars

          • Fit 4.75 4.8
          • Bang For Your Buck 4.625 4.6



          • 4/5

            July 28, 2019

            Drop bracket

            Works great, too the vibration out of Jeep and put the rear driveshaft back to the correct angle after the 2 1/2" lift. Just current the bolts every couple days for first week or so, you'll be able to tighten them up more. I think a steel bracket would eliminate having to do that.

            SamL

            Year: 2004Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 5/5

            June 08, 2019

            IF LIFTING GET THE RIGHT HARDWARE

            My buddy bought the 2.5 Rough Country lift kit and did not want to spend the extra $40.00 for this hardware. Of course, his Jeep was not driving correctly. You have to get transfer case hardware if you want to lift your Jeep properly.

            CQ

            Year: 1992Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            May 02, 2019

            Transfer Case Lowering kit

            Very easy to install took me about half hour. Put a 2" lift on 1990 wrangler and kit took the little vibration out.

            Sparky

            Year: 1990Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 5/5

            April 26, 2019

            Fit great!

            Sturdy and easily screwed in. I just wish I knew where to get the rivnuts for these

            Conor

            Year: 1995Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 4/5

            March 12, 2019

            U-bolts too big

            I love the lift and ride this kit provides. But this is the second one I’ve done and again the front smaller u-bolts were the wrong size. Put the right parts in this kit and easily be a 5-star kit.

            Rj

            Year: 1989Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            March 08, 2019

            Got rid of vibes

            This helped to get rid of some slight driveline vibrations after lifting the Jeep a bit. It's only a temporary fix until I get the SYE installed.

            Chris

            Year: 2005Submodel: Wrangler Unlimited

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            January 05, 2019

            No more vibration

            This is a 1” drop kit and it got rid of the drive line vibration that I had. Well worth the money.

            KirkK

            Year: 1997Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 5/5

            November 06, 2018

            Driveline vibration fix!

            Installed a 2.5 inch rough country lift kit and went for a test drive. The Jeep had major vibration in the driveline. And was told this was the answer to my problem! Very simple installation. Unbolt the old and bolt in the new. Did it by myself in a hour but would be easier with 2

            ZacharyD

            Year: 1995Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 5/5

            October 27, 2018

            Good product

            I like how 2 sets of bolts are included to accommodate 2 thread patterns. The black spacers and bolts were my preference to blend in. Well made. I installed a 2” lift on a 2005 wrangler and had driveline vibrations, this resolved my issue.

            Wood

            Year: 2005Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            April 24, 2018

            2004 TJ T Case Drop

            I had installed the 3.25" suspension lift and had some driveline vibes at 45 to 50 mph. I put this drop on and it helped a lot. It is driveable now without as much vibration. I will upgrade to a SYE and a CV shaft when I get time. For 2003-2006 use the metric bolts. The kit contains SAE and metric bolts. No installation issues at all.

            Joshua

            Year: 2004Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (8)

          • 5/5

            March 06, 2018

            It worked

            Did the job its suppose to do. Easy install. I'll say work experience to install is a 1

            Teodoro

            Year: 1992Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (7)

          • 5/5

            February 12, 2018

            Simple Effective

            Not a complicated install, just one to take your time on. Removing more bolts than you have to will make the skid plate hard to realign. Other than that, took me less than 30 minutes from start to finish. The appearance isn't perfect, but for just a 2.5" lift, it's a cheap stop-gap to eliminate driveline vibration until a slip yoke eliminator and CV driveshaft can be installed.

            TimR

            Year: 2005Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (9)

          • 5/5

            October 17, 2017

            Simple cost effective solution

            Simple product, was more worried about removing all hardware, takes about 15 minutes to install and easily solves what can be a major problem for small lifts.

            JosephM

            Year: 1994Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (7)

          • 4/5

            August 22, 2017

            Helped my vibration issue after 2.5" lift

            Purchased this after installing 2.5" RC suspension lift. The lift caused a major vibration between 35-50 MPH. Initial result is that the vibration is almost completely gone. Quick and easy install especially if you have access to a car lift. Without the lift it would still be an extremely easy install with minimal experience needed.

            Will

            Year: 1991Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 2/5

            July 05, 2017

            not installed yet

            too early to ask for a review when the product is not installed.

            keith

            Year: 1995Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (7)

          • 5/5

            June 09, 2017

            The simplest install

            Literally replace 6 screws and you're done, my jeep had a rusted out nut so I used longer and larger bolts but thats not this kits fault and the kit was excellent.

            TravisR

            Year: 1992Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 2/5

            May 07, 2017

            trans case lowering kit

            Bought this to eliminate vibration after lift kit, this is a universal kit. did not like the shifting after install feels really restrictive. I wish the spacers were spot faced to accommodate the nutsert on the frame. didn't like the Allen screws. other than that it does what it is meant to do

            knight4x4

            Year: 2002Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (7)

          • 5/5

            November 13, 2015

            Perfect Drop

            I added this to the 2.5" Rough Country springs and there is no wobble, steering issues or shifting issues. Underneath you can't even tell the jeep has a lift on it. Very good value and easy to install. Great product quality and did exactly what I expected and needed it to do.

            EL2002TJ

            Year: 2002Arkansas

            Helpful (8)

          • 5/5

            July 13, 2015

            Transfer case kit

            Great product. Had no trouble installing and was really simple.

            Keuningjo

            Year: 1995Pagosa, Pagosa Springs, CO, USA

            Helpful (8)

          • 5/5

            May 19, 2015

            Well made product

            Arrived quickly and fit perfect all the hardware i could need was included i would definitely recommend this product

            Jeepjeep1972

            Year: 1994Binghamton, NY, USA

            Helpful (8)

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