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Torsion Bar Engravings and Markings

I purchased new Torsion Bars - Code 1 and not sure if I receive the correct bars. One of the bars from the dealer is missing a tag and they hand wrote a new one with the same number as the other one...

Can someone please let me know which one is left and right or if I received two of the same side? I think I have two Lefts....

I was under the impression one should be tagged RFA (pass. side) and LFA (driver's side). However, one bar is engraved with the markings FPA 411 and the other FLD 411.



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One bar should be slightly longer than the other. Also, the #1 bars are pretty close to being the same diameter as the hex ends that fit into the control arm and torsion key. Hard to tell from the pictures, but those don't look like #1 bars.
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Those are 1 bars. However drivers side is to be "FA" and passenger side is "FB"
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Those are 1 bars. However drivers side is to be "FA" and passenger side is "FB"
I'm pretty sure one of the bars is correct because it has the original tag with the correct part number from Ford. The other bar is tagged with a hand written tag that has the same part number as the other one. I need to check to see if one is shorter than the other.
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I have my #1 bars at home in the garage. I'll let you know a little later on sizes and stickers.
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I have my #1 bars at home in the garage. I'll let you know a little later on sizes and stickers.
Thanks in advance
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The bars are the exact same length...
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Ok, Left looks shorter than right.
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The part numbers are the same but left says LFA and right says RFA
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The letters say DWS and BVI. There is also an R and an L with directional arrows. I'm assuming for left and right and which way to torque them.
There are also numbers. 088 and it looks like 078.
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Double post. POS.

Lemme kno if you want lengths. I'm assuming LFA and RFA mean left or right front axle.

After looking at your pics again, it looks like you have two left feet.

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Double post. POS.

Lemme kno if you want lengths. I'm assuming LFA and RFA mean left or right front axle.

After looking at your pics again, it looks like you have two left feet.
You are correct. Thanks for letting me know, these bars were tagged incorrectly...
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You're welcome. I measured but probably didn't need to. Driver 42", passenger is 43".
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You're welcome. I measured but probably didn't need to. Driver 42", passenger is 43".
Perfect! Thank you!
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