minor problems in the running gear
the race car's conversion progresses, we find that we need to further
customize parts. Case in point: Our Ground
Control Advanced Design struts. They bolt right in, but when
we set the ride height as low as we can get it, the fronts have
too little room for travel.
call to Ground Control explains the problem. The struts are designed
for the Impreza with it's differential in the normal position. When
you lower the car as far as we have, the half shafts from differential
to wheel would hit the frame of the car. So there was no point for
Ground Control's Impreza strut to be designed to be set so low.
explain that our diffs will be custom mounted. Ground Control cheerfully
offers to swap a shorter set of Advanced Design front struts to
replace ours. We disassemble the front suspension and ship the struts