Jump to content

Picking Up Mountain Dew Xbox Tommorow. Should I Cap It?


Recommended Posts

Im picking up a mint mountain dew xbox with box and paperwork.  It looks perfect no scratches. Im wondering what the opinions are on opening it up to change at least the clock cap. Possibly replacing all of them. I hate to remove the labels on the bottom to get to the screws. Is there a way to do it without damaging them? The console has never been opened and from what I understand rarely played. 

Link to comment
Share on other sites

That's the $1000 question that only you can answer.

My take on it is if the Xbox was new in box and factory sealed so never touched I would leave it as is also if it's just for display then maybe don't bother.

If your planning on using it then you will need to open it at some stage to recap it as the cap's will fail.

If you use warm to hot air on the stickers you can lift them up to open the xbox and then reseal when finished maybe practice on some other Xboxes 1st.



SS Dave

Soft modding is like masturbating, It get's the job done but it's nothing like the real thing.



Link to comment
Share on other sites

On 3/15/2020 at 4:54 AM, Wally12 said:

I’ve seen someone letting isopropyl alcohol sit on the stickers and soak in for a bit to cleanly remove them for putting back on. Haven’t tried that method myself. I’ve only used a hairdryer to partly lift the stickers to get at screws.

Isopropyl alcohol is the key. See 00:57 in the video

  • Like 1
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Unfortunately, your content contains terms that we do not allow. Please edit your content to remove the highlighted words below.
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


Board Life Status

Board startup date: April 23, 2017 12:45:48
  • Create New...

Important Information

By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use.