Unless BMW has left-hand threads on the filter....I wouldnt put such a thing past those Teutonic geniuses. These are the same guys who designed the 3 different fasteners to secure the bash plate!
Looking at the new filter's threads, NO, I was turning (or trying to turn) in the proper direction.
Originally Posted by LaurelPerryOnLand
With all that effort....are you sure:
You're TURNING in the correct direction?
Left to loosey...Right to tightee?