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Not sure if they are different, but I had a east coast f model. Any hydraulic shop should be able to rebuild the cylinders. However the small aluminum cab latch cylinders I was told are tough.  Some have small cracks that show up when they are rebuilt and have pressure. For the shop by me to mill a new body and fill the guts would be around 345 each.  Found a brand new pair on eBay for 40 bucks.

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Do you have a picture of the latch? I’m wondering if another model coe would fit or be made to fit. 

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18 hours ago, Coenut said:

Not sure if they are different, but I had a east coast f model. Any hydraulic shop should be able to rebuild the cylinders. However the small aluminum cab latch cylinders I was told are tough.  Some have small cracks that show up when they are rebuilt and have pressure. For the shop by me to mill a new body and fill the guts would be around 345 each.  Found a brand new pair on eBay for 40 bucks.

I'll take the lift cylinders off in a few weeks when I'm back home and take em apart and see if the shop can get me a kit, I'm out of town for a week. As far as the latch ones go, the driver's side is dry and good but the pass. side has a decent leak from what appears to be the top so hopefully it's just a seal. If not I'll begin the search for a different set that will work. 

 

18 hours ago, Timmyb said:

Do you have a picture of the latch? I’m wondering if another model coe would fit or be made to fit. 

It looks like a pretty similar latch to others I have seen, I don't have a picture but it looks the same as this k100 picture I found.

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