The most correct way to mount this is with the antiwrap bar end above the frame side mount, so the shackle is always in tension. I agree 100% with that, it was an oversight on my original install. Not wanting to change the brackets and such, this was an OK solution for now. I would need complete new bar and axle mounts, and cross-member to change it again. Long term goal but for now this is better then what I had. Everything is loosely bolted in mine in that pic, it needs adjusted for a better angle.
EDIT:: To the above point the Duff bar on the 92 bronco is mounted as so the frame side mount is lower. This is a better approach
I have seen the other style of bar you are describing, but none of them looked like they would last long in the mud to me, however all the ones I have seen like that where on street applications too as in I have not yet seen a more offroad oriented one.
... As a side note, you should post your build sometime so we can all pick it apart
( I mean that in the best way possible, its fine your asking these questions on mine) Discussion is good
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Street Queen '92: 400hp/400ft-lb Roller 351W Built by Me, C6 Swap, 9" Swap, Corbeau Seats, Desert Bumpers, 4.10s, 33s
Sleeper Build '78: 2.5" Bypass Shocks, Deaver Springs, Full Roll Cage, Spool, 460, Hydro-Boost Brakes, Modded Duff Arms, Broader C6, Rust