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a "ladder bar", with 2 mounting points on axle should have a shackle on the frame mount. also, a ladder or "lift bar" should be shorter as it will be exerting the force upwards which would "lift" the the bed and apply downward force on the rear axle
a "traction bar", single axle mount and no shackle, should be longer. optimum mounting point for proper weight transfer would be at the balance point. the force from a "traction bar" is exerted forward onto the frame mount which "lifts" the front end and helps plant the rear.
you can make a "traction bar" shorter but it wont work as good. the same goes for making a ladder/"lift bar" longer.
BRING BACK THE OLD TDG!
oh well, i have a map to the darkside