Originally Posted by NSFW
Seems to me that changing the shape of the LCA doesn't affect the distance between the knuckle and the the ground (that's controlled by the wheel), and it doesn't afffect the distance between the knuckle and the chassis (that's controlled by the strut/spring). Basically, what sgt said.
So I wonder if the USDM and JDM knuckles are different. In other words, would JDM knuckles lower the front of a USDM car?
The "knuckle", i.e. the cast iron housing that keeps the hub/axle is the
same between USDM SpecB and GT, so I guess it won't be any different in JDM.
On second thought, sgt is right, it's the sturt/spring/top hat plus the knuckle should determine the ride height in front.... so, yeah, what I said doesn't make sense. So it's a mystery then... perhaps the front is correct, it's the rear which is lower? If the hole in the trailing arm where the rear shock was attached was placed at different height in KYB equipped cars, then it would explain it. Although a unscientific look at SpecB alu trailing arms idicates the location is the same...