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Shocks mounted properly?

2004 f350 6.0. I installed a Icon lift but looking at pictures of other shocks (fox, king etc..) I was wondering if I mounted my shocks upside down?

The old shocks had the bar where boots would cover connecting to the frame.
I installed my Icon 2.0 8-10.5" shocks, non piggyback the same way in front and rear.

This wrong?
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So in conclusion I mounted my shocks wrong?
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There are shocks out there for the newer trucks that are mounted upside down (shaft upwards). Might want to just call up whoever you got the kit from. But I am kinda leaning towards your shocks being upside down. Post a picture.

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Picture was taken after lift was installed (minus rear shocks) Only picture I have but if you go to the bottom right corner you can see front shock.

**Picture is very big.. reason I just linked it.
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I`m going out on a limb here and say you have them mounted wrong.

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Most likely they are upside down

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