I just changed mine a month or so ago. If you dont have the goofy socket, you can use a crescent wrench as well. I was too cheap to buy a socket I will never use again, so I just improvised, and it went smoothly. Good luck to ya!
-Matt. 1998 F-One-Fiddy XLT 4.6L 4x4, and I actually use it as a truck, aint that somethin...