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importcarbabe
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importcarbabe Aug 18, 2:31am - #252174 

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GB: CABIN AiR FILTER

Just wondering if there would be enough people interseted in buying cabin air filters, they would be cut out of the finest 3m material. I dont have a set price yet but am considering $8 shipped for first filter and 6 thereafter.
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cycocelica Aug 18, 2:36am - #252175 

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pictures would probably help
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importcarbabe Aug 18, 3:00am - #252176 

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"If you dont like Hair blowers why would you like Turbo's"

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importcarbabe Aug 18, 3:02am - #252177 

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Larry_GTS Aug 18, 3:17am - #252178 
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yea um... you can cut those out yourself and you can get the filter for like 5.00
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importcarbabe Aug 18, 3:37am - #252179 

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yeah but some people are lazy.

"If you dont like Hair blowers why would you like Turbo's"

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docsmiley Aug 18, 3:55am - #252180 

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Originally Posted by importcarbabe
yeah but some people are lazy.
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If they are THAT lazy, they ain't gonna bother putting the fucker in in the first place! lollol Thanks for humor - now I think I can face the world tomorrow!
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Live42day Aug 18, 4:19am - #252181 

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Yeah, Not trying to rain on your parade, but you can buy a filter(3ms best) for about $15-20 and make like 3 or 4 of them from that one sheet. That would be like a 6-8 month supply. grin

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i wanted to get the vac gauge because it constantly moves. more of a race feel i think
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GTStick Aug 18, 4:28am - #252182 

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isaac Aug 18, 5:17am - #252183 
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Custom made cabin air filter
Want cleaner air inside your Celica?

This simple mod will get you cleaner air for you to inhale inside your Celica. It will also reduce the dust and grim build up inside your car.

As you may not already know, the Celica comes with an Air Filter holder behind the glove box but does NOT have a filter installed to it.

From Toyota Parts Department, you can go buy a filter to put in the holder but they will charge you $24 or more. It's the same one that is used in the Toyota Solara.

Things you need to make your own Air Filter:
*3M furnace Air Filter (buy the best you can find) $7 - $11
*Good pair of scissors - garden clippers work best

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Filters can be found at an home improvement center (HomeDepot, OSH...etc) for about $9. Buy the largest size since it is about the same price as the smaller sizes... And you will have enough material for about 4 filter changes (This works out to about only $4 per filter!)

The filter manufacturers claim it takes out 99.9% of all airborne particles including smoke particles.
That sounds good
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Procedure:

Open your glove box...

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Remove all the stuff from it...

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3. Drop the glove compartment down by twisting the plastic knobs off inside the box - A half turn will get them into the correct position and then they just pull out. They are located near the top and sides of the glove compartment...

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Remove the filter holder behind the opening...

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Mine has the old filter from last time I did this - but yours will most likely be empty if this is your first time...

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Without the filter...

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Brand new filter...

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Now prep you filter for cutting by taking it apart...

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Since I bought a large filter, I cut mine into four parts so I could have another one ready when the old one needs to be replaced...

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Cut the furnace filter so it will fit inside the holder. If you need to, clip the ends and clean up your filter's edges - just be sure not to cut your filter smaller than the actual tray. Try to make a good fit without any space on the sides where air can sneak past...

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When installing to the try, make sure the metal mesh is on the bottom. The air flows from the TOP to BOTTOM on the Celica...

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This picture shows the filter upside down from the bottom...

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The airflow direction should flow as directed by the filter manufacturer. Remember the air flows from the top to the bottom in the Celica.

Open side UP...

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Grilled side on the BOTTOM...

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Install filter hold back inside the Celica and put the glove box together. You are done thumbsup

The air flow will be slightly less than before because of the added filter. But On the plus side, the blower noise is greatly reduced! If you have allergies, You will probably have no more runny noses and itchy eyes due to pollen when driving your Celica now. A worthy mod to do indeed!



Toyota recommends that the cabin Air Filter be changed every 30,000 miles if installed - but I would suggest changing when its no longer white and is now gray (in SoCal, thats about every 4 to 6 months)

Here is a pic of the filter after a couple months

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Side by side...

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Originally summarized by Victor GTS 6 Speed, 09/99
Additional text and photos by isaac, 02/04

More photos can be found at...
https://www.celicahobby.com/gal3/inst_cabinfilter

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hi ho silver Aug 18, 6:25am - #252184 

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oh i work at napa and was checking out the napa cabin Air Filter part numbers and we sell one for the celica now.. has anyone bought it?

Team Shoganai...
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XBoxLive Aug 18, 3:28pm - #252185 
2001 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica GT
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Originally Posted by importcarbabe
Just wondering if there would be enough people interseted in buying cabin air filters, they would be cut out of the finest 3m material. I dont have a set price yet but am considering $8 shipped for first filter and 6 thereafter.


lemme guess, you need at least 4 ppl for group buy. ha ha, good plan, try this on ebay. i've seen piles of dog sh!t on ebay sell.
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GT2111 Aug 18, 5:15pm - #252186 
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Im still rofl rofl rofl rofl

Whats next, A GB on Air Fresheners?
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isaac Aug 18, 9:51pm - #252187 
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Originally Posted by hi ho silver
oh i work at napa and was checking out the napa cabin air filter part numbers and we sell one for the celica now.. has anyone bought it?


I was looking at those a few months ago... $11 thumbsup
(NapaAutoparts.com has all the details)

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slidr Sep 16, 6:43pm - #252188 

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Shit, I was under the impression that these came with our cars.

I'm gonna add one then.

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RookieGTS Sep 16, 10:38pm - #252189 

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damn importcarbabe, your getting really flamed on... spineyes
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