they're not as shinny as the picture, but
These are much better than my 26 year old struts in my 1990 ford probe. They were, dare I say, a pleasure to install, aside from the rear ones had the nut for the front ones and vise-versa, and my car no longer thinks it's practicing the five D's of dodgeball.
Allows Height Adjustments
Bottom mounting sleeve was only as wide as the shock mounting point. The one on the shocks I was replacing had about 1/4 inch on either side sticking out, acting as a spacer. I had to cut the extra sleeve off each side of the old shocks and use them. I like the quality and functionality of them once I got the installed.