Originally Posted by J20 project
Well, unless going for the perfect resto look, I don't believe strength would be a problem if you just welded the dang thing up.
I agree, I've fixed at least a half dozen like that.
Usually need to sort of jack it back into position a little, then just weld it up.
If you don't weld or don't want to mess with it, that's like a 20 min job for anyone with some skills and a mig welder.