You'll notice that you can see the shock absorber above the tire (white just underneath wheel surround). That's visible only if the fender well liner has been removed. Look at the picture of the Inferno Red Nitro in the ad; the tires are much more modestly sized.
I purchased a 2" lift from Daystar. When I went to install the front I had interference between the ball joint and the lift spacer. Any ideas what went wrong? It also looked really bad for the CV joints. I wasn't able to complete the installation due to the interference.
I don't know if this will be any help at all, since I have yet to find ANYONE with a 2" Daystar kit locally, but George installed a 3" Rocky Road kit in his Liberty, and that required reversing what Chrysler refers to as the clevis (#12 in the picture). That was covered specifically in the instructions - I don't notice any similar mention in the Daystar pdf. You might want to contact Daystar's support group ([email protected]) for info specific to your installation.
Also, the CV's are bent to what would seem a rather severe angle (enough to make me nervous just looking at them) but after three years of use he's had no problem with them.
I had spoke to their tech guy and they said that it looked right and maybe it was hung up un the spring and the upper A arm or something. I am thinking that maybe the cy joints and axles got out of sorts and that was why I could not compress the springs right. thanks for the info I am glad to hear that there is no issues with the cv joints. I am gonna give it a try again. I also bought air bags for the rear. I pull a fishing boat and sometimes have the back loaded down pretty good. I will see how that installation goes.
Yes I got some but will have to wait until this weekend to post them. The computer I am on does not allow me to post pict from it. I absolutely need nicer tires and wheels. I am in the process now of getting some.
No your rim size will be ok. you just have to watch how much taller you go on the tire size. There is a really good write up somewhere else on the forum (or on the other nitro forum google nitro forum lift kit) showing how to make the wheel well larger to prevent tire rub while turning. It also recommends the proper tire size. If you don't have any luck let me know I will locate it for you.