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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Lift Install

good job

where did you place the jacks for lifting the car off the ground?
i'm having a hard time finding a good spot for the front to lift it with floor jacks, rear looks good on the 2 squares, but front everything seems so fragile...
manual directions for the lifting point in the front is confusing since they only show you where to put it with the jack from the trunk, nothing about floor jack spot or even when on a 4 point lift ;p
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Lift Install

Looks great, nice writeup
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Lift Install

Great post. Nice job.

I'm wondering if there is something I could do to prevent the axle from falling out. It does sound like a pain in the neck to get it back. I wouldn't like to struggle with that.

Maybe some sort of pillow to support it when everything is unbolted... Or tie it up to some insides with a rope... Dunno...

I guess a spring compressor should work. Something like that: http://www.ardenttools.co.uk/amtech-...-set-p-66.html
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Lift Install

I've got this kit installed too!

But instead of taking the boot of tripod mount apart, we just took the whole axle out of the gearbox. This is much easier!!!
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After all it took only 4.5 hours for whole kit.

Then, 275/65 R18 Cooper Discoverer ST were installed.

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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Lift Install

Those running the Rocky Road 2.5" lift - any feedback now that you have been running it for a couple of months? I am seriously considering it.
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Coil Spacer Lift Install

Looks like front went up 4" and rear 2.5". Is that correct?
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Lift Install

putting all of the ones that did the lift together and comprising a plan of attack with all of your tips
One question for you, If you have a spring compressor would that solve the problem of removing everything ?.
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Coil Spacer Lift Install

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Looks like front went up 4" and rear 2.5". Is that correct?
Has this ever been answered? I have the RR 2.5 kit on order and currently being shipped, and its going to be installed professionally. I telephoned RR and asked them specifically about the heights, they said the front should go up 2" - 2.5 and the rear should go up 1 7/8", can anybody with this kit confirm this.
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Lift Install

Update:

Had the RRO 2.5 lift professionally installed today. Strongly recommend having the lift installed by pros. The professional shop I used installed the entire kit in three hours plus 45 minutes after for realignment. ASE mechanics that properly torque every bolt and have and use the right grease, anti-seize and loc-tite where needed.

The front end went up from 33" to 35". The rear end went up from 35" to 37". The alignment is within factory specs, BUT just at the extreme end of the allowable range.

The GC drives the same as before. No noticeable difference. Overall a good day.
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Update:

Had the RRO 2.5 lift professionally installed today. Strongly recommend having the lift installed by pros. The professional shop I used installed the entire kit in three hours plus 45 minutes after for realignment. ASE mechanics that properly torque every bolt and have and use the right grease, anti-seize and loc-tite where needed.

The front end went up from 33" to 35". The rear end went up from 35" to 37". The alignment is within factory specs, BUT just at the extreme end of the allowable range.

The GC drives the same as before. No noticeable difference. Overall a good day.
Looks good! What size tire is that?

Edit: never mind saw it on your page. Those definitely look bigger than stock. Nice job :thumbup:
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Lift Install

I have the Rockyroad lift getting here in 3 days, and new rims and tires sitting at the tire shop waiting to be installed. Got Nitto terra grapplers in 285 70r 17s and some Crank rims by XD with a 0 offset. Ill post before and after picks when all is done. Im crossing my fingers that everything will fit. the tire guys looked at it and said they should fit with the 2.5 inch lift.
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Re: Rocky Road Outifitters 2.5" Coil Spacer Lift Install

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Looks like front went up 4" and rear 2.5". Is that correct?

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Has this ever been answered? I have the RR 2.5 kit on order and currently being shipped, and its going to be installed professionally. I telephoned RR and asked them specifically about the heights, they said the front should go up 2" - 2.5 and the rear should go up 1 7/8", can anybody with this kit confirm this.

Did you really get the front up to 37"? If you did what did you use? I'd like to get mine to 36" in the front and 37" in the rear. Thanks.
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