Originally Posted by tph
Is it corroded?
I was about to suggest the same thing. Should just pull up. Try twisting slightly or tapping gently with a rubber hammer.
2005 X2, Viper Red, MCX, OJ TZ-X5 prop, PPass, rear 750 sacs, KBS, IBS, Bennett Wake Plate, custom wake shaper
(previous) 2001 X5, 1991 TriStar 190