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What's the factory trackbar torqued to?

What is the torque setting on the upper trackbar bolt on a 2005 F350? I know what the ICON one was torqued to but I need to know what it is on a factory trackbar on a factory trackbar bracket.

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450 ft/lbs
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that particular bolt cannot be tight enough, get a 4foot breaker bar min and get it tight, its the only bolt on the truck i get as tight as possible, if its not, it will start to clunk at some point, maybe not this month or this year, but it will...

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Yeah I didn't torque mine down when I put it in. I don't have a torque wrench that big. I used a 3/4" breaker bar with a 4' pipe on it and gave it everything I had. I took it off the same way so I'm pretty comfortable with it.
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A LOT!!!!

Just use your 3/4 set and a big bar and get it as tight as you can...you are not gonna break the bolt.

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Oh, and when your done...come change the lift out on mine too...lmao

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I have a 3/4" drive Marco torque wrench that's good up to 600 ft/lbs

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What do you mean "when I get done"? I'm done!!


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may i ask why you took the lift and everything off?

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