The consensus was to start at the front of the car and make our way to the rear. With that in mind, the stock front struts were the first suspension components to go by the wayside. Of interest is the construction of the new struts. The front struts on the Mustang are of the MacPherson type, which means the shock and spring are on the same assembly, unlike the rear in which the shocks and springs are mounted separately. To remove the struts, the wheels had to come off first. Next, the sway bar mounts, brake line mounts, and top spindle nuts were removed. Once all of those items were off, the four bolts on top of the strut (under the hood and on top of the strut tower) were removed and the strut was pulled out from the bottom.