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Old 01-12-2010, 04:46 PM
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Hi All,

My '09 has been rear ended, and both longitudinal frame rails are bent, (among other damage of course), and I'd really like to know if this frame is hydroformed.

My understanding is if the frame is hydroformed, it cannot be pulled, it needs to be replaced.

Is anyone this deep into the '09 Ram on here?

Thank you in advance.

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They are hydroformed, at least according to specs. When I discussed this with a bodyshop friend(rolled my 1st 09 off a cliff) he said they could pull it. I would try to have them replace it if possible though. You have a PM, call me and we can discuss and I can get you in touch with him.
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The Ram has used hydroformed frames since the introduction of the DR body in 2002.
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Hydroformed frames are extremely hard to pull straight again. The vehicle needs to be replaced to have it perfect again.
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