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Front Shock Lower Mount

Was wondering if the front lower shock mounts on a 97 350 were replaceable seperate from the leaf spring or are the mounts part of the leaf spring. Want to replace one of mine and dont want to remove the u bolts and find the mount is part of the spring.

97 F350 XLT CC LB 4x4 7.3psd 5spd White/Tan
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The mount is part of a plate the u bolts hold that to stay secure above the leafs

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It is seperate. U can replace them by droping the u-bolts. I think terryknight may have some if u need some. Not sure if the d-60 ones are the same as the d-50 ones he has

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351 yes thats exactly the part im talking about the plate with the bent up eyelets which the shock bolts to.

And ok great. One more quick thing what is the little thread part that comes up through the middle of the plate?

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351 yes thats exactly the part im talking about the plate with the bent up eyelets which the shock bolts to.

And ok great. One more quick thing what is the little thread part that comes up through the middle of the plate?
That's the bolt that holds the spring leafs together.

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And centers it where it needs to be on the axle as well

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