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Nope. It's the piece inbetween the turbo housing the and downpipe. I did a DIY delete on mine.
disconnect the downpipe, air-intake tube, and EBPV wire (front right of turbo). Remove the turbo. Remove the EBPV from the turbo housing (3 screws on side). Cover the turbo (and air intake tube) to ensure no dirt or debris gets in there.
With the EBPV off of turbo, drill out the 2 rivets holding the butterfly valve in place. Once the rivets are off the valve will come out and the hinge will fall out of the bottom. You'll need to hammer in a brass freeze plug to plug the hole left by the hinge. I don't remember off of the top of my head what size the freeze plug was, but just use a measuring tape, get the size, and head off to Autozone (or where ever). Use a brass punch tool and hammer to hammer in the freeze plug. Viola! DIY EBPV removal!
I would recommend also cutting off the arm from the EBPV solenoid on the turbo pedastal so that it doesn't get in the way or break something. Hook the EBPV wiring back up to avoid a CEL.
Reassamble and you're ready to go!