Didn't think OEM Corte & Cosso struts were rebuildable by mere mortals. I also thought that once the OEM struts collapsed, it would be possible to braze a lump near the bottom, tap it and attach a schrader valve so they could be aired up from a home (or gas station) compressor. But the reason they collapsed in the first place is a bad seal, so the airing-up would be a regular chore. And you'd need to be sure not to overpressurize or bad things will happen.

BTW, the reason people invert the struts is, the design does not have the boots fitted tightly to the moving rod, and there's a ledge around the top of the body, under the boot. So rainwater runs down the rod, collects on top of the strut and rusts both the strut and the rod.

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