Originally Posted by Bo185
The main problem is there should be a cross member right were the middle equalizer bracket it is. That's probable why it bent were it did right at that cross member. You could just weld in another cross member right at the suspension attach points front, middle, and rear. That would help alot too then just plate the bottom and out side area that was bent, if you have to cut the frame to get it straight, and it should be fine. Since its bent it basically will not stay anywhere now if bent back so will have to plate it. Its doesn't look to bad really.
Most light call haulers are 5/16'' angle. What thickness is the main frame angle?
Right on, I was thinking about adding some cross members into the frame to help strengthen it. Sounds like itís definitely a good thing to do now though.
Iím not sure the thickness of the main frame (I didnít measure). But knowing that it is fixable with some time and welding is a huge relief.
Appreciate your help!