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      06-10-2009, 06:04 PM   #1
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unscrew catch can

how the heck do I unscrew the RR catch can to get inside it... i tried to take the screws out and twist/pull and I cant get it to open even if my life depended on it. tried the bottom too....

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Are you trying to mess w/the internals or just drain it? I've never 'opened it up' per say but I'm assuming all you have to do is get at those torx screws along the perimeter on the top of the OCC.

If you're just trying to drain it though, the drain bolt is the one at the bottom.
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Are you trying to mess w/the internals or just drain it? I've never 'opened it up' per say but I'm assuming all you have to do is get at those torx screws along the perimeter on the top of the OCC.

If you're just trying to drain it though, the drain bolt is the one at the bottom.
I've already taken all the screws out with no effect, however I only wanted to do this to get more mesh in. I have been told you can just shove it in the little hole on the bottom drain. Thanks for your help though
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If I'm not mistaken the torq screws up top are just for looks.
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If I'm not mistaken the torq screws up top are just for looks.
yep, just for looks.
Once you unscrew the bolts, if you don't seal them up when putting them back in it will leak even more.
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Once you unscrew the bolts, if you don't seal them up when putting them back in it will leak even more.
yes... yes it will...
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yes... yes it will...
Ha ha, so someone other than me has tried messing with those screws!
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