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Old 12-16-2012, 08:05 PM   #9
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Yes, Beisan lists procedures for all types of vanos.

You don't just loosen them, you have to remove them.
Oh, and by the way they are threaded as a left hand thread. It will loosen when turned to the right.

Follow their procedure and it will come off.
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