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You'd be best off asking this question to a service dept. rep at the Ford dealership, they will give you the exact order and torque specs that you nned.

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In the sequence shown in the illustration, first to 50-60 ft. lbs. (68-81 Nm), then to 80-90 ft. lbs. (108-122 Nm).

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