I went to a shop supplying parts for big rigs and cats. They did a pressure check for free. Then they told me to take the paint and rust off the bottom of the cylinder before tapping it out. You just tap on the rod and push the bottom plate out. the pin on the bottom holds the bottom seal in. I gave the 20 for the parts and 20 for lunch. I knew I got a deal but had NO idea they charge that much for 20 minutes work. Sounds like these other shops know how to hose the customers.
Those hoses with radiator clamps are not right either.
Edited by pianotuner, April 17, 2014 - 12:54 PM.