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SR Performance Front Strut (94-04 All)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Increases Handling Performance
    • Twin-Tube Gas Pressure Design
    • Ideal Upgrade Replacement
    • Non-Adjustable Damper
    • Black Finish
    • Sold Individually
    • Fits All 1994 to 2004 Mustangs

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    Hey, guys, Stephanie with here with the SR Performance Front Strut for 1994 to 2004 Mustangs. The SR Performance front strut's gonna be for the budget-minded driver that's looking for an upgrade or a replacement front strut. These are gonna be a good option for someone that doesn't need a heavy-duty or an adjustable upgrade. But if you need a new front strut for regular maintenance or to go along with a new set of lowering springs and you have a budget, then you should be checking these out.Even though these are a non-adjustable strut, which means you cannot adjust the dampening, it's preset for you, they're still gonna be considered an upgrade over the factory struts. The big difference between these struts and the factory struts is that these have a larger diameter piston in them. The larger piston will give better dampening and rebound when you compare it to the stock strut. These still have the standard twin-tube gas pressure design and the dampening is set to still give a comfortable ride quality during normal driving conditions but also still be capable enough to work with a lowering spring and in more spirited driving situations. So these will work on both the daily driver and the weekend warrior. You're gonna notice a big improvement in ride quality if you've got a lot of miles on your current struts, especially if they're towards the end of their life or they're already blown. You're also gonna notice an improvement if you've lowered your car and are still running the factory struts, since these are a little bit more capable of working better with the lowering springs. And I say this because the internals are not set up to take the abuse of the lowered ride height on the factory struts.Another thing about these struts is that they are considered upgrades, and they will work with lowering springs, but the dampening is set to still give a smooth ride, so no harsh and bumpy ride quality that you can't adjust. And like I said before, I'm not saying that these are the best performing struts, but considering the construction and the product details, these are comparable to other non-adjustables at a less expensive price. So, can you find a better performance strut? Yes. But can you find a better one at this price point? Good luck. And seeing that these offer many of the same features that other non-adjustable struts offer, I still think that these are worth checking out. So speaking of price, these are sold individually, but you can expect to spend in between $50 and $100 per strut, which is much lower than the competition.So the install here is not a difficult install, it's all straightforward, and you won't need any tools out of the ordinary. You will need an assortment of different sockets and wrenches. And if you decide to tackle this yourself, you can expect to spend about a half-hour per each side. And this is a one out of three wrenches on the difficulty meter. Having a lift is gonna make things a lot easier here, but you can complete the install with a jack and stands. You're gonna need to get down to the spring and strut assembly. So everything like the wheels, the brakes, the ABS lines will need to be moved out of the way so you can pull the factory struts out of the car.There are only a few nuts for each strut. There's one on top and two below holding the strut to the spindle. Once all of the bolts are loosened, you'll need to have a way to hold the spindle in place, so you can remove the two nuts and pull the strut down and out of the car. You need to swap the dust boot and bump stops over to the new SR strut and then the new struts ready to be installed the same way the factory one came out. You will need to line up the mounting flange with the spindle and get the bolts back through to hold everything into place. The nuts can be tightened down to spec, and the top nut can be tightened as well. And then you can put your wheels back on, lower your car, and take it for a test drive.Wrapping things up here, the SR Performance Strut is a non-adjustable factory replacement upgrade. It's very budget-friendly, but without sacrificing any features of the ride quality. As always, I suggest you check this out more online for yourself. And for all things Mustang, keep it right here at

    Increases Handling Performance. Just because your Mustang is your year round daily driver, that doesn't mean you don't like to go on a spirited drive every once and a while. It is just for this reason, that SR Performance engineered their non-adjustable replacement Front Struts with pre-set damping. Pre-set damping will provide capable handling during normal and performance driving situations. SR Performance offers their Struts at a friendly price for the budget minded driver.

    Quality Construction. SR Performance Struts were designed as an affordable upgrade replacement for the factory strut. Manufactured using a gas pressurized twin-tube design, this Strut has a larger diameter piston to provide better dampening and rebound, when compared to stock. SR Performance Struts feature an outer steel housing that is completed in durable black finish for impressive good looks.

    Application. This SR Performance Front Strut is designed for use on all 1994 to 2004 Ford Mustangs, including the V6, GT, Bullitt, Mach 1 and SVT Cobra models. Sold individually.

    SR Performance

    Fitment: 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Details

    MPN# 390044

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    What's in the Box
    • (1) Front Strut
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Year:1994-2004Model:V6, GT, Bullitt, Mach 1 and SVT Cobra
    Manufacture:SR PerformanceMaterial:Steel
    Will it fit my Mustang?
    • Bullitt - 01
    • Cobra - 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 01, 03, 04
    • Cobra R - 95, 00
    • GT - 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04
    • Mach 1 - 03, 04
    • V6 - 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04

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        Questions & Answers (9)

        5 Top Rated Questions

        Do u need to get a alignment done after u take the old strut out and put new one in?

        • We recommend having your alignment checked after installing any suspension parts.

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        Am i able to mix brands when replacing shocks struts? For example, if i use SR Performance front struts and KONI STR.T rear shocks. Will it affect anything?

        • You may mix brands such as using these SR Performance Front Strut and a different brand for the rear, or vice versa. This will however, cause the vehicle to ride differently, especially if one particular brand is valved differently than the other.

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        Does this strut come with the nut shown in the picture?

        • The SR Performance Front Strut comes with the pictured top nut.

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        Hi Will these struts work with the Maximum Motorsports Caster Camber Plates on my 2002 Mustang GT. Thanks

        • Yes, these are compatible with Maximum Motorsports Caster Camber Plates.

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        Bought the SR lowering springs and currently have the blue Monroe shock/struts installed. Ride is bad, no other way to explain it. Will these soften up the ride at or are they comparable to Monroes?

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        When installing these struts along with sr camber caster plates, Do you need to swap over strut cover and bottom bump stop rubber? I have installed without either and don’t see how or why it would be needed 1 answer
        Hello, i have a mustang v6 1997 and i need 2 front suspensions are there any differences between the sides, and If ill order 2 units will i get one for the right wheel and one for the left? thank you 1 answer
        Can I put a coil-over sleeve and spring on this strut??? Because I bought a used set but the sturts are bad so I Tryed putting them on my bilstein strut but they don’t sit to well because of the weld marks vs the old strut being a flat surface so the sleeve set flat... 1 answer
        My dad ordered me a set of these for the front of my car I just put a set of the SR strut plates on it Now it bottoms out So I told him about these struts My car sits about 2-2 1/2 inches lower then factory So are these going to work on my car Thanks for your help and time 1 answer

          Customer Reviews (60) Write a Review

          Ratings Summary

          4.4 out of 5 overall rating from 60 customers

          Installation Time: Afternoon

          Installation Cost: $100-$250

          • December 21, 2019

            5 1995 GT - Nick Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Good product

            Very good quality and good price I install them with no problems car rides very good now believe it or not it still had the original stock struts from 95..

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          • December 07, 2019

            5 2000 V6 - T Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Front sr struts

            Real easy to install never had to take brakes or rotors off .smooth ride feels alot better.if you have the original top mount still installed not bad at all.but like almost everyone said drop the three bolts on top then you can work on it anywhere just hold the old rod with visegrips then you can get the top nut off.when you cut the metal tie to the dust cover you can use a zip tie to reinstall the boot .you wont regret buying these SR struts. Prise was great and i got them pretty quick thanks AM.

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          • October 05, 2019

            3 1998 GT - irritating Installation Time: Afternoon

            Missing a nut

            Shocks feel great. Only came with one of the two nylon lock nuts that are required. Picked up another at the hardware store. Rides really nice.

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          • September 18, 2019

            1 2001 GT - Wack

            Not in pairs

            You would think they would come in pairs because you don’t just replace one strut at a time. I ordered front and rear struts thinking their would be 2 for each side of the car but I just got one of each. Sounds kind of dumb on my part for buying just one but it makes sense for them to come in pairs.

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          • August 24, 2019

            5 2003 GT - DANIELC Installation Time: Afternoon


            my front struts were completely shot, so I bought the SR Performance ones and there is a night and day difference and it didn't hurt my wallet. 100 recommend these.

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          • August 09, 2019

            3 2003 GT - jesse187

            Missing lock nut M.16 1.50

            I ordered 2 front struts. I was about to install them until i realized one of them was missing a locking nut. This set me back like a week which sucks because my mustang is my daily. I went to several hardware stores and none of them had it. One hardware found out the size is an M.16 1.50 lock nut.

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          • August 02, 2019

            5 2004 GT - merica Installation Time: Afternoon


            Better than stock for sure good for being lowered a inch and a half

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          • April 19, 2019

            3 2002 GT - Ryan3077 Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Sr struts

            Good quality easy install rides great would recommend for Someone that wants a slight drop spring or factory replacement.

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          • April 04, 2019

            5 1998 GT - KarGFT Installation Time: Afternoon

            Front struts

            Rides good handles better than the old struts unit that were worn out .

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          • March 18, 2019

            5 2002 GT - BryanS Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            02 GT

            Quick delivery and easy install. Seems like a good solid product , improved ride quality greatly.

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          • February 21, 2019

            5 2002 V6 - PrestonW Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            Very clean and easy install

            Very clean and easy install only to keep about 15 mind to install each shock

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          • January 02, 2019

            5 1994 V6 - CaseyT Installation Time: Afternoon

            Performance For Cheap

            Cheap Performance Part good for driving around the city with. Feels Great.

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          • November 04, 2018

            5 1996 Cobra - Cecilio

            Good product

            Is a very good product to much quality fit perfect and you car easy to install

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          • November 03, 2018

            5 1998 V6 - RogerE Installation Time: Afternoon

            New life

            Performs as stated, 320,000 miles on the ole horse, working towards 500,000

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          • October 02, 2018

            1 2002 GT - GrantS

            Cheap junk

            Bought a set and within a couple weeks they bent right abouve the mounting bracket, bought a single one to replace thinking I just got a bad one and ended up with the same issue. Do yourself a favor and spend the extra money to get quality struts.

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          • September 09, 2018

            4 1995 GT - GuillermoL Installation Time: Afternoon

            Easy to Install

            Great product for your money.Easy to install .Got all Parts needed included.Made car more stable and safer to drive.

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          • July 07, 2018

            2 1999 Cobra - DavidB

            Ok for stock replacement

            Ok as stock replacement for base models. Wouldn’t recommend with lowering springs or for Cobra.

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          • June 30, 2018

            5 2000 V6 - IanS Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            New front struts

            Buying through AM is awesome. The product is perfect and the car rides better. Ian S 2000 V-6 Mustang. Phila Pa.

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          • June 12, 2018

            5 2000 V6 - RigobertoS Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            great deal for the price!!!

            Easy install took about 40 mins. Had them for about a week now and they ride farley well !!! Can't wait to get more suspension parts on here

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          • May 21, 2018

            5 2003 V6 - RobR Installation Time: Afternoon

            good shock for the money does the job

            ride quality is very good on this strut firm but not harsh

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