With the bowls off, we moved on to the base plate, which is held on with Phillips head screws. Once you have them out, separate the main body from the base plate and inspect the base around the mounting ears. It's pretty common for these to crack from being over-tightened; luckily, ours was in perfect shape. The basic rebuild kit comes with a few different base gaskets so before you destroy the old one removing it, find the right one and set the others out of the way. This will cut down on confusion and prevent you from inadvertently installing the wrong one.