Originally Posted by glostersa
The down stem unscrews from the actual stem it screws into the stem. The actual stem is not super glued to the heart normaly it just screws into the heart and the purge valve and hose port should unscrew as well (Normaly there is a bit of locktite or other thread locking compound on it)
yes, i have seen the locktite but I couldn't unscrew it.
would it be smarter to leave the whole thing in once piece and to just clean it with lemon juice and baking soda?