In Reply to: Re: Dearborn 19-8 Hydraulic Cylinder Overhaul posted by Nyquil Junkie on March 12, 2023 at 14:36:00:
I believe that is a lock washer not an o-ring.
According to the videoe there is a snap ring behind the vee packimg. Presumably that is what retains thye stop on the end of the rod. Remove it and the rod should pull right out. Since there is nothing in there not much reason to do that.