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    I have just had both front spheres rebuilt and regassed. When I got them back both were loose on the extension piece. I asked the DS guru here if they needed to be really tight and was told just hand tight would be OK. Well it was for one but the other has a significant leak at the joint. Can I assume that there is an o-ring in there and hence it must be faulty?

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    both the extension and the cylinder side need an Oring. It maybe a standard Oring or a square section one. Yes, hand tight is correct. hand tight with no Oring will leak like a sieve

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    They usually are square section, and almost never worn, so they can be used again and again if you don't have new ones.

    Just fit them carefully in place on the cylinders, not the spheres, or they will most likely get pinched, leak, and not be reusable.

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    Thanks guys. I investigated and as suspected there were no seals. I had some on hand so now there are no leaks (well at least form those areas)

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