Originally Posted by RazorsEDGE
Budget and SAS don't go together, especially when the subject is a Ranger newer than '97. Here's what I'd do, take it to an alignment shop and have it checked to see if it's still aligned. If it is then don't worry about it, if it's not then see if they can get it into spec. If so then great and forget about it. If not then consider other options.
This is where you should start, if that does not work I would remove the lower a arms and steering rack then heat the area and try and form it back into shape.
You won't be able to reliably bolt anything in there that crossmember is essential to the frame stiffness and drivability of the truck