Ford Pick-Ups/Bronco 1976-1986 Repair Guide
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
Raise and support the front end on jackstands.
Disconnect the right and left stabilizer bar ends from the link assembly.
Disconnect the retainer bolts and remove the stabilizer bar.
Disconnect the stabilizer link assemblies by loosening the right and left locknuts from their respective brackets on the I-beams.
Loosely install the entire assembly. The links are marked with an
Tighten the link-to-stabilizer bar and axle bracket fasteners to the specifications given in the Torque Chart at the end of this Section.
Check to make sure that the insulators are properly seated and the stabilizer bar is centered.
Tighten all fasteners to the specifications given in the Torque Chart at the end of this Section.