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911t 1972 front struts

Hi, I'm in Zimbabwe/Africa and i am rebuilding a 911t 69, 70, 71 or 72 model and i have rebuilt the front Macpherson struts now i need to put in oil and do not know how much to fill in the tube before assembly. Please help by telling me where i can find out this piece of info.
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Hi wayne try asking these guys info@exoticars.com.au mark and arther have been putting these old 911 s back together for years hope this helps glenn...

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