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O-Ring size of roof hydraulic Cylinder

I got the roof hydraulic cylinder open but what O-ring size does it take

I bought size 9mm and 10mm from home depot but no go still leaks

anyone has an idea what the size is and where i can get it from


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o find two M15x4.5 Buna-N (Nitrile) type o-rings

https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r170-gen...or-repair.html
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Sorry to tell you this but the "0" rings from the hardware store will not work or last long..

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Yea i already ordered from ebay - to make sure 100% the trunk lid doesnt open until this is resolved right?
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Not sure what you mean by open until this is fixed. You can open it manually with out the Hydraulics it's in the hand book, or just do a search on the site there's lots of write-ups about how to do it if you look.
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O-rings came in everything works like new !!! so the trunk lid wont open until the top windshield cylinder unlocks and pushes out

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