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2.5in GM Leveling Lift Kit

GM 2.5-inch Leveling Lift Kit
GM 2.5-inch Leveling Lift Kit Installed
$149.95
SKU: | Brand: Rough Country

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Overview

Off-Road Action has never been more affordable thanks to Rough Country's new 2.5" Suspension lift for '07 & Up GM 1500 Pickups. If you're looking for something more than a simple leveling kit, look no further! This new design utilizes our popular 2" Lower Strut Extensions combined with a set of strut spacers and rear blocks to achieve a total of 2.5" of lift - enough clearance to run up to a 285/70/17 tire - all at a price that won't break the bank! This kit includes a set of Fabricated 2" Rear Blocks to replace the OEM 1" block. Fabricated blocks offer a longer lifespan than cast blocks and are less susceptible to damage and the environment. Not only is this kit affordable, it's also easy to install, featuring a 100% bolt-on installation procedure with no need for a strut compressor to install. Lift your 1500 easily, efficiently, and cost effectively. Read More

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  • Install Time: 3 - 4 hours
    Average estimated install time peformed by a professional shop or mechanic.
  • Tires: 285/70 R17
    Recommended tire size for use with this kit. Please see Instructions for complete notes on this tire size recommendation.
  • Wheel BS: Factory
    Recommended wheel backspacing for use with this kit. Please see Instructions for complete notes on wheel backspacing.
  • Features

  • Maintains factory ride quality
  • Increased ground clearance
  • Levels the front with the rear of the vehicle
  • No need to disassemble your struts to install
  • 100% simple bolt-on installation
  • Fabricated blocks offer a longer lifespan than cast blocks.
  • Notes

  • Does NOT fit 2007 "Classic" models.
  • Does NOT fit Auto Ride or Auto Leveling models.
  • New fabricated blocks replace your factory block.
  • Must know if factory front components (Front Lower Control Arms) are aluminum or steel.
This product features Rough Country's Lifetime Replacement Warranty. All products are warranted to be free from defects in material and craftsmanship for the life of the vehicle if utilized in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions for installation and operation of said products. For complete details and coverage information please click here.
We are proud to offer Same Day Shipping. If you place your order before 4pm (cst) your order will be shipped that day. Parts ordered must be in stock for the order to ship. Approximately 97% of all orders placed leave our warehouses within 24 to 48 hours(not including weekends & holidays). For complete details please click here.

Components

  • Front
  • Lower strut mount extensions
  • Upper strut spacers
  • Hardware
  • Rear
  • 2" fabricated lift blocks
  • U-bolts
  • Hardware

Fitment Table

Years Drive Make Model
2007-20154WD/2WDChevroletSilverado 1500 Pickup
2007-20154WD/2WDGMCSierra 1500 Pickup
Always check the product's overview, for more important fitment information

Reviews

  1. More Lift on Rear. - Posted by: Gene (5/18/15)
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    Over all the Lift is great, was not to bad to install. Truck doe's look a lot better. The only thing is that I would change is, I think the Blocks for the rear should be about 1/2" to 1" taller. So that would give you 1 1/2" to 2" lift in the rear, I think the Truck would look even better with that 1/2" to 1" more lift in the rear....

  2. Awesome - Posted by: Harp (5/16/15)
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    Put this on my 2015 GMC Sierra. Looks much better now. I only put the front on and it still measures a inch higher in the back but looks level. I'm running 285/55/20 Dick Cepek Fun Country's on it with no rub at all. Awesome product and awesome company.

  3. Fast Shipping, Easy Install, & Looks Great! - Posted by: CoastieBMC (5/12/15)
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    Purchased for my 2014 1500 Z-71. Easy to install and makes the truck look so much better. Drove fine after wards but I did get the alignment checked and adjusted slightly. Now it just needs some new tires!

  4. great product. easy to install - Posted by: Kris (5/10/15)
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    Installed in 2 hours on my 13 Silverado. Love the way the truck looks now. Great kit, great price,easy to install.

  5. A Must Buy - Posted by: Speezner (5/7/15)
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    I purchased my 2014 Chevy Silverado 1500 LT Z71 and I love the truck but the one thing that really bothered me was how low the front end of the truck was. I often bring the truck on trails because I am a hunter and outdoor enthusiast and was worried that I would damage the front end of the truck. I did not want to crank the torsion bars, nor did I want an aggressive huge mudder lift because i park my truck in a 7ft parking garage. I wanted the truck to be more utilitarian.

    I finally gave in and ordered it which came promptly and a few days after installed it and threw some Cooper AT3's 275/70/18 on it. I must say I am very impressed by the kit. After the new tires and the kit i did notice that my MPG went from an average of about 18-19 mpg to around 14 but that is to be expected, especially with the more aggressive tires.

    All in all i believe this kit is a "must buy" if you are taking your truck off of the tar-mac. You wont be disappointed.

  6. great buy. - Posted by: eddy02 (5/6/15)
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    bought this kit for my 2008 Sierra, easy to put and looks fantastic. i run 285/60/r20 with no rub or limitations.

  7. JUST LOVE IT - Posted by: GMC (5/5/15)
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    Far most this kit is great this is my 2nd kit had one a 2012 1500 gmc and just put one on my 2015 GMC 1500, Truck looks like a truck now and the kit don't break the bank. I used factory wheels and p275/65/18 Toyo's

  8. Great kit for price - Posted by: redneckharley (4/29/15)
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    I put the 2.5" lift on my 2013 GMC Sierra.The front went on smooth as molasses. When I went to put on rear, the instructions could be better in letting customers know that the big end of piece faces the rear of the vehicle. The lift was just the right height I was looking for. Other than the rear mounting issues it is a good product. Delivery was fast.

  9. Couldn't be happier!!!!! - Posted by: Etass (4/16/15)
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    This kit speaks for itself. It is an inexpensive way to make your truck look great. I love my Chevys but hate the factory rake. This not only eliminates it but lifts the truck a nice noticeable amount. Made my truck look awesome, ride quality is still excellent!! Not to mention the lifetime warranty on their product, and their customer service top notch. I'm running Goodyear wrangler duratracs 265/70/17 on aftermarket rims with a little offset. No rubbing and really does look great. Thank you rough country. Will definitely buy more from them.

  10. Worth every penny of mine.. - Posted by: Shawnmp (4/14/15)
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    Easy install , great price , didnt ruin my factory.Love this companies products and will buy from again...

  11. Great leveling lift at an unbeatable price - Posted by: Daniel (4/2/15)
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    Lifts to exactly 2.5 inches in front and 1 inch in rear. +/- .062". Perfect! No affect to ride quality at all. Simple to install.

  12. not as easy as everyone says - Posted by: red beast (3/17/15)
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    I purchased this kit to go on my 11 Silverado shipping was super fast.I consider myself fairy mechanicly inclined install was harder than expected when I went to put bottom spacer in they were warped it took 4 hands and 3 pry bars to get holes to align once they were in install was per directions.,Moving on to back blocks install was easy except the blocks are tapered nothing in instructions on which way they go in had to do a little research I put taller end to the back.I really wish rough country would put torque values in instructions it would make life easier, all in all nice kit I would buy again

  13. great improvement over stock z71 - Posted by: jason (3/16/15)
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    I put the 2.5 in lift and level on my 2010 z71 Silverado ex cab about a year ago. I did get the lift the truck needed to get the front out the weeds but not level. I'm ok with that. Took me a couple of hours with hand tools to do it in my driveway. I'm runnin 285 70 r 17 hercules terra trac (short 33) with a lil rub on a reverse turn. My next installment is the hidden winch I got awhile back and the 7.5 in lift. Just the 2.5 anit quit big enough yet to do what I want and I want to go anywhere my truck can go. Just runnin out of places.

  14. Good lookin' 2015 Silverado Z71 4WD - Posted by: Abriantb7 (3/14/15)
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    Got the 2.5" kit after talking with CS because the 2015 Chevys have about 3" of rake from factory. The kit worked great. I only installed the front for now and I like the look of it. And for any questions that someone might have, the Nitto Trail Grappler M/T 275/70/18 works perfect on the 2015 Silverado Z71 4WD with aluminum arms and stock 18" wheels. No rub and plenty of clearance. Guys at the tire shop were trying to tell me it was going to rub. Rough country proved them wrong! Ha!

  15. Thanks for making my truck look GREAT! - Posted by: RJZJR (3/11/15)
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    Just like to say thanks for making my truck look great. used kit 1305-10 w/Hankook 265/70/17 on stock wheels. Everything went together great..easy kit to install..will download pics as soon as i can. follow instructions they include them for a reason...lol. looking foward to getting my next kit from ROUGH COUNTY. THANKS EVERYONE keep up the great work!

  16. Great Product - Posted by: Fred Z (3/11/15)
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    I am extremely impressed with this leveling kit. Was shipped extremely fast. Installing it was very simple and did not take that long. Looks great on my truck. Overall a great product.

  17. Good kit for the price - Posted by: Lyrette (3/4/15)
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    Can't complain for what you get for the kit. Thought the lower strut spacers were made of metal, but they weren't. Some sort of plastic, hope they hold up. Still though, fairly easy to install in a garage with only using a set of jack stand and floor jack. Needed a couple prybars to help with installation. Installed the 2.5" kit including the rear blocks, I now run 285/60r20's without rubbing or modifications.

  18. Awesome kit. - Posted by: Chevy Thunder (3/3/15)
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    Put this kit on my 2014 Silverado 1500 Z-71 and it exceeded all my expectations. Required no cutting to run a size 305/65/18 (33x10) tire with no rubbing at all (positive 18mm offset wheel). Truck is leveled, plus about an inch of total lift all the way around on top of that. Great kit, great value.

  19. Nice look - Posted by: 23 (2/18/15)
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    Truck looks awesome with this leveling kit. Took a couple of hours to put on. Well worth the money. If you have a 14 silverado 4x4 no need to spend the extra 90 bucks on this set. Only put the front spacers of the kit on and my truck measured the same on all 4 wheel wells.

  20. Great Kit - Posted by: CowboyMike (2/17/15)
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    I'm a "do it yourselfer" and found this kit very easy to install on my 2012 GMC Sierra 1500. I'm proud of how it made my truck look. It actually looks like a truck now and don't have to worry about rubbing the spoiler on anything when I go offroad. My favorite part of this kit is that it is made in the USA!

  21. Good kit - Posted by: Jman3280 (2/2/15)
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    I just installed the front part of the kit because it was completely level with out adding the rear blocks. The kit was very easy to install, the only issue I have is the strut extensions that are placed on the bottom of the strut are some type of plastic, I hope they hold up comparable to traditional metal spacers. Other than that the kit seems pretty good. I definitely got the stance I was looking for.

  22. Great kit! - Posted by: nacline93 (1/26/15)
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    I put this kit on my 2014 Silverado over the weekend, and I could immediately tell a difference in the ride quality. Never would I have thought that leveling my truck would make it ride this much better. I'm currently running 285/65r18 Trail Grapplers on my truck and I'm beyond pleased with the performance of this leveling kit. It's also an added bonus that the truck looks great.

  23. Otustanding leveling kit - Posted by: Patel (1/26/15)
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    Very impressed with this level kit. Was easy to install, can be done in a regular home garage like I did. Come out as perfect as I expected. Parts fit perfect no need of modification. Great price, good quality and outstanding service. I'll be doing a lot of business with this company. Thank you again

  24. Great bargain!! - Posted by: 2nd time around (1/24/15)
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    This is the second vehicle that I have installed this kit on. I purchased my '14 Silverado 1500 brand new and of course it came with the hot rod stance where the butt is high and the front valance touches parking blocks. This kit makes for a nice straight visual line and doesn't affect the handling of the truck. It also makes it easier for my truck to stay level when I pull my 5500lb camper whil eallowing me to run a 275/70-18 without any cutting. Easy to install yourself in about 3 hrs with hand tools (no air tools) then all you need is an alignment at your local shop and you are ready to roll.

  25. Awesome kit! - Posted by: doc_chowell (1/24/15)
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    called rough country to order this leveling kit, staff was great helped answer all my questions. Shipping was super fast had the kit in 2 days. Kit was easy to install, instructions were easy to understand. I would recommended this kit to anyone.

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