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I saw a brand new M5 that was brought in because it was running like **** with ~ 1.5Kmiles on it yesterday, at my stealer, it needs a new engine - BECAUSE - owner removed both sets of air filters - the carbon filters and the standard air filters. Engine and oil was filled with dirt and sand and metal shavings......
- so sad!!! wonder where he got his advice?

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Post of the year!!!
 

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What a tard! No compassion for stupidity! Is BMWNA going to cover it?
 

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Wow, what a heartache! I doubt BMWNA will cover that.
 

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Too much money and no brains
 

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LOL...

It would be very interestinbg to know how much he gets charged for fixing it.

Just reminds me of this guy I knew in Durham...

He had some little citroen saxo, someone asked him if he had put any oil in his car recently.
He then bought some oil and put it in the petrol tank....

Kept me laughing for weeks. dingbat
 

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the question is why didnt he put it all back before he took it to the dealer... atleast the normal filters...

BTW should us guys with CF removed me worried... :(
 

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the question is why didnt he put it all back before he took it to the dealer... atleast the normal filters...

BTW should us guys with CF removed me worried... :(
Removing your air filter is beyond stupid.. drive through some construction dust and your car is screwed. Removing the charcoal filter is fine.. no harm.

European cars don't even come with them from the factory.

2006 M5 charcoal filters removed after 1200miles and kept out for 2 years. No issues.

Keep em in, gain performance. :M5launch:
 

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It's only January and we have this years Darwin Award winner!!:happybirt

It's a sobering testament to our species! ouich
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Idiot.
 

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Stop making fun of me.
I got the idea from mcvaughan.
 

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Poor sap. Snowball, where did you get this story?
 

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Come to think of it my engine has been a little rough lately...
 
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