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Jul 16, 6:17pm - #224862 
Cabin Air Filter installed

The cheapest mod ever cheers. I used a 3M furnace Air Filter to make a cabin Air Filter, since many of you know, there isn't one. So i'm posting pictures to show off my victory.

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Jul 16, 6:18pm - #224863 
heres the second one. I know, it don't come out like isaacs. I used pruners instead of shears. cry

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Jul 16, 6:33pm - #224864 
Nice, i rememeber i wanted Toyota to put in a cabin Air Filter, the filter was like 20 bucks, and i saw the labor was like 30!!! was like Fuck that, i installed it myself. very easy mod to do. thumbsup

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Jul 16, 6:37pm - #224865 
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Jul 16, 6:49pm - #224866 
Good job. Jot down somewhere the date you put it in. Then look at it now & then and it will remind you to make another one. Really keeps the dust down.

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Jul 16, 6:52pm - #224867 
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Jul 16, 7:05pm - #224868 
I need to do this ASAP.


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Jul 16, 9:07pm - #224869 
Originally Posted by Virgilson
Nice, i rememeber i wanted Toyota to put in a cabin Air Filter, the filter was like 20 bucks, and i saw the labor was like 30!!! was like Fuck that, i installed it myself. very easy mod to do. thumbsup


Yeah. I thought $20 wouldn't be so bad, but I forgot about labor costs. $9.97 at Home Depot. grin I was horrible trying to cut the chicken wire. Thats why the filter is all lopsided. I had to rip some of it off and stuff it in the holes. rofl Haven't seen any dust yet and my car smells better. I think I might coin the phrase, new filter smell...Or not thumbsup


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Jul 16, 9:09pm - #224870 
Originally Posted by robare99
Good job. Jot down somewhere the date you put it in. Then look at it now & then and it will remind you to make another one. Really keeps the dust down.


Thanks. I saw how dirty they get after about a month, especially in LA.


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Jul 16, 9:32pm - #224871 
I bought a 2 layer filter. It has the normal white layer and then this black meshy charcol (I think) layer.

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Jul 16, 9:37pm - #224872 
Awesome! thumbsup

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Jul 16, 9:38pm - #224873 
were can i get the filter from?

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Jul 17, 12:36am - #224874 
meh... i always have the windows open anyways...

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Jul 17, 1:10am - #224875 
Originally Posted by Clos
were can i get the filter from?


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Jul 17, 1:55am - #224876 
so what advantages does it have ? I mean it's not gonna filter out exaust gasses or something so what is it filtering ?

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Jul 17, 12:32pm - #224877 
Originally Posted by SaddY
so what advantages does it have ? I mean it's not gonna filter out exaust gasses or something so what is it filtering ?


I'd tell you you'd get hp gains you wouldn't believe! But i'd be lying. grin

It filters anything like dirt, dust, debri, and dander you'd find on the road (I need an extra d). It really just keeps your car interior from collecting too much dust like on the steering wheel column and dash. It lets clean air in, which is especially good if you have allergies. thumbsup

Robare99, if you have pics of your filter, i'd love to see them. Dual layer sounds overkill.

Spaz, I ride open window too sometimes, but somedays I keep the windows up because it takes away the tight sound from my stock sound system. These days I use AC, but the filter still gets use.

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Jul 17, 1:37pm - #224878 
I just did that last week, its working great.

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