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I take it the two plastic tabs on the side of the round part have to be pushed outwards as pushing them inwards makes the fitting more secure.
A 7mm socket slides in perfectly and pushes both tabs out fully, but I can't get it to budge.
I am trying not to force it too much in case it breaks as I would like to re-use them all.
I'm assuming they are just being held in place by rust and body sealer and they would normally just pull off once the tabs were pushed outwards.


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You are going the right way.
Try adding some WD40 or similar and wriggling them a bit. Once the pipes are released they will come off easier.
 

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I just took a few of these off so if anyone else needs to know, they have a small pointed hex head screw which screws into a small metal hole in the body.
The screw head takes a 5.5mm (yes 5.5) or 7/32 socket.
The first two photos at the top of the page are fittings towards the rear and those screw heads have rusted so badly that I initially thought it was a sort of domed head that the fitting clipped onto using the tabs.
The purpose of the tabs seems to be to stop the screw falling out when it is slackened.
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