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You may want to try and purchase "Quick Struts" that do not require the removal of the spring and an added benefit is they come complete with new rubber mounting.
WARNING The steering knuckle must be retained after the strut-to-steering knuckle bolts have been removed. Failure to observe this may cause ball joint and/or halfshaft damage.
NOTE: As the shock absorber is positioned, be sure the CCR wiring is routed properly.