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2.5in GM Suspension Lift Kit

GM 2.5" Suspension Lift Kit [242N2]
GM 2.5" Suspension Lift Kit [242N2] Installed
GM 2.5" Suspension Lift Kit [242N2] Control Arm
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SKU: 242N2 | Brand: Rough Country
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Rough Country Suspension Systems is pleased to announce our REDESIGNED 2.5" Suspension Lift for '82 - '04 Chevy S-10/Blazer models. This all inclusive lift kit features everything you need to hit the ground running, with some exciting upgrades to our previous design. Now featuring our new Nitrogen charged N2.0 shocks with custom 10 stage variable valving, you'll be paired up with the most versatile shocks on the market - balanced for performance on and off-road. Also new to this kit are a set front differential brackets to maintain optimum CV angles after lifting. The 2.5" S-10/Blazer kit ships with a set of durable upper control arms featuring Clevite bushings and rebuildable pressed-in ball joints for prolonged life and easy installation. A set of rear lifted shackles and Forged torsion keys afford enough clearance to run up to 31" tires, while giving your vehicle a jaw-droppingly great look. Read More

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  • Install Time: 4 - 6 hours
    Average estimated install time peformed by a professional shop or mechanic.
  • Tires: 31x10.50 R15
    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

  • Front differential brackets maintain optimum CV angles
  • Increased ground clearance
  • Applicable on ZR2/Highrider models
  • Levels the front with the rear of the vehicle
  • Control arms include Clevite brand OEM style rubber bushings
  • Control arms include rebuildable ball joints.
  • Ball joints are already pressed-in to ease installation
  • Includes application valved N2.0 series shock absorbers which offer the best in balanced performance for on and off-road use.
  • Notes

  • ZR2/Highrider models will only gain approximately 1.5in of lift due to coming installed with a factory lift.
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.
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  • Front
  • Upper control arms
  • Upper ball joints
  • Differential drop brackets
  • Torsion bar keys
  • Hardware
  • Rear
  • Lifted shackles
  • Sway-bar relocation brackets
  • Hardware
  • Shocks
  • (4) Premium N2.0 series

Fitment Table

Years Drive Make Model
1982-20044WDChevroletS-10 Pickup
1983-20054WDChevroletS-10 Blazer
1982-20044WDGMCS-15 Pickup
1983-20014WDGMCS-15 Jimmy
Always check the product's overview, for more important fitment information


  1. Did it myself - Posted by: The Outforce (2/16/15)

    Great and easy todo with help from a mechanically inclinded friend or two. The rear shackles are a bit tricky because the bolts will be seazed in, an oxy acet torch is really helpfull just use a bearing race driver to install new bushing there ~$10 a piece it wont hurt the wallet to much, i had to melt mine out, but other than that everything went rather smoothly, DONT RUSH!

    Pro Tip- make sure to tighten/torque down everything then get an alignment and a inspection done to make sure everythings good to go, FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY!

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