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12 lb-ft is the torque spec for the bolts (not much, a little more then wrist tight).
You may want to adjust the cable too, but be carefull with the clip on the transmission.
Cable and Bracket Adjustment-5.4L, 6.8L, 7.3L Diesel With 4R100 Transmission
Unlock the lock tab on the transmission shift cable.
Place the manual control lever in the (D) position.
Connect the transmission shift cable to the manual control lever.
Lock the transmission shift cable lock tab