The "cutless" bearing is technically more of a bushing than a bearing.
Your strut is likely bronze, brass, or an alloy which is a relatively soft material. I would try to straighten it myself, with nothing to lose. If it breaks, then get a new one.
Vibration will be your telltale if something is out of whack.
My Walter V-drive came with a manual which shows alignment procedures.
If you're somewhat mechanical, tackle it yourself, and if you can't get it right, then take it in to a reputable shop.
If you get it right, you saved $$ and have the satisfaction of doing it yourself.