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Old 09-30-2012, 10:39 PM   #8
klixtokw
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Location: florida
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My Ride: bmw 325 ci
fluid filling

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Originally Posted by gbakerkingston View Post
Thanks for your help! I will look into this... Looks like I might be looking at my winter project. November 1st she goes into the garage for winter... Lots of time to poke away at the repair... A a step-by-step instruction guide would be a silver bullet! I'll poke around the internet and see what I can come up with. Thanks again.... G.

Further to suggestion to call Klaus, I did. He was super helpful (see http://www.tophydraulicsinc.com/index.html & phone number 541-902-3214). I will be sending cylinders there for service. I'm told that they rebuild and upgrading thousands of convertible cylinders per year, and they replace the original seals with chemically much more stable ones.

Here are some resources for other readers to help in removing roof cylinders.
GBAKER,
great resources . Thanks! On the one for fluid management it says to remove the hydraulic container and place it horizontally and then remove the plug and fill.
How can this be done if the container has been removed? And if its laid horizontally would it not lose the fluid. Any info would be very appreciated.
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