I would think that if there was sufficient force to bend the jack you would want to replace it. Even if, by some chance, you could get the post perfectly straight, what damage have you done to the motor from the shock of impact or trying to move that bent post? I suspect that you will have to replace it sooner or later anyway, so why fight it now? Also, might it be covered by insurance? The longer after the incident you wait the harder it will be to successfully file a claim.
David Lininger, kb0zke
Heartland mpg 181 (sold)
1993 Foretravel U300 (for sale)