Soft top hydraulic seals

eggy91sl500

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Hi all, found one of my main roof cylinders leaking, just wondering if I can get these to buy.
I'm going to do the rams myself. (plenty of time to get them done)

Has anyone contact details for a supplier,
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Any hydraulic specialist should be able to help you out. They're standard seals AFAIK.

Kits are also available on eBay (example only - never used this seller)
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/152577412674

Ideally you need nitrile seals as they're oil resistant.
 
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Cheers mate, I have seen them on ebay, but was advised not to use them seals, as they don't last.
Ideally I would like to get the cup type seals.
 
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That's the ones I'm looking, again thank you.
Much appreciated
 

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I bought the top lock seals from these people too. Changed them two years ago and not had a problem.
Quite an easy job to do and a few good videos to help.
Just be careful with the hydraulic clips and connections as I think they are no longer available.
The hardest part was getting the circlip off the piston, quite strong. Someone suggested working inside a big clear freezer bag for this sort of job. Keeps all the bits in one place. I used a pillow case but.


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It's the 2 main seals I need, but can't find any way to order just the ones I need
 

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Which rams? The main lifting ones, headrail latches, tonneau, etc?
 
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Yes, the ones for lifting the roof frame, pretty heavy duty looking things
 
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Just checked the car,
Part no 129 800 0272
It's the ram with the black plastic shroud on it.
 
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Thanks Lost kiwi, your a great help, I have just ordered a set for both sides.
Just hope I can get the cylinders out to do the job,
 
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Back again, what oil do I need for the roof pump.
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I'd suggest only using MB sourced oil. It's ZH-M hydraulic fluid - part number 0009899103. If you must use aftermarket then Febi 02615.
 
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Thanks again.
 

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