I'd say buy new posts. Those look like plug adapters. That or someone drilled out the poppets.
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Simgo.comReplacement Parts has an exploded view for different models.
You keg does appear to be modified.
Possible parts list here:http://www.chicompany.net/images/Tem...%20Catalog.pdf