Originally Posted by Rob///M5
I'm ignorant here. The filter is strictly used for North America EPA regs and serves no other purpose? Is there any risk to the engine or turbos in removing the filter?
No risk, pull them. They're actually in here just to pass California EPA regs. Putting them in all cars makes the M5 "50 state compliant".
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