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Torque on spring shackles

I was tired of carrying a step ladder around with me, so I just replaced the spring shackles on my Lincoln Mark LT with ones from Ford that should drop the rear end 2". The instructions told me to torque the spring shackle bolts to Ford specs, which I have no clue what it should be. Any help would be appreciated.
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My son works for Ford and had a sign-on to get into their online service manual and was able to look it up for me. I knew he could do this when I posted, but he wasn't home at the time and I had my truck on a lift. If interested, the torque specs on the spring shackles are 98lb, both at the frame and spring and 66lb for the shock.

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