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$99 Cabin Air Filter.....deal?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ProtoJ, Mar 3, 2009.

  1. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    ProtoJ

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    The dealership actually tried to sell me a $99 cabin air filter today!!!!!! I just ordered a Toyota factory cabin air filter for $15 on Ebay and you can get an after market one for $3. They also tried to sell me the "Premium" 30,000 mile maintenance package for $1500! I just laughed at the guy. With the way the economy is I'm just lucky to make my truck payments!
     
  2. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:21 PM
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    m_taker1

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    that's f'd up. I got mine at CarQuest for $20
     
  3. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:22 PM
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    ProtoJ

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    They even have it printed on a flyer they gave me. $99, but it includes installation. I felt bad because I saw them charge some old lady $99 for it on in her Camry while I was there. I almost said something, but I wasn't sure if she was internet savvy to go search for one.
     
  4. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:25 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    I need to get a cabin air filter. mind posting the links to ebay?
     
  5. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    Ridingontrd

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  6. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    ProtoJ

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    I got it from this guy on ebay:
    garrickwholesale760

    Double click the flyer and you can see the price from the stealership.

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  7. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    thanks for the link. I'm going to order 3@ $16.85 w/ shipping
    :thumbsup:
     
  8. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:47 PM
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    The last time(and this was the LAST time) I said yes,go ahead & change it,Cost was 49.99.:annoyed:
     
  9. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:51 PM
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    :laugh: yea,Full service.
     
  10. Mar 3, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    surfsupl

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    I,m going to keep paying the .99 for my filter....or should I say filters!
    And .99 is no typo.
     
  11. Mar 3, 2009 at 7:19 PM
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    tacoholic

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    I got an aftermarket filter for $15, thinner and makes a nice whoosh sound...I mean more whoosh than the 3 inch thick cotton stock one did. Stupid Mazda.
     
  12. Mar 3, 2009 at 7:22 PM
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    TacoNut

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    I'm gunna keep paying nothing by cleaning it out! but when I do need one i'll pay .99!!!! :thumbsup:
    Gotta love home depot
     
  13. Mar 25, 2009 at 8:58 PM
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    mitiko

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    EBAY you can find OEM for $20
    eassy installation.
     
  14. Mar 25, 2009 at 9:07 PM
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    anestech*

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    Get a home furnance filter, and cut it up into 6 of them. Spend as much, or as little as you want (depending on filtration level). Even with the best filter, still won't cost you more than $4 each.
     
  15. Mar 25, 2009 at 9:13 PM
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    I've been doing the above for 4 years. Cut a "U" shaped cardboard frame for it. Fits perfect and $4 each would be on the high side!!!!
     
  16. Mar 25, 2009 at 9:27 PM
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    Alright, 70K miles and I have never replaced my cabin air filter. I purchased my truck in Dec of 05'. So yeah it's been a while. Out of sight, out of mind. I saw a thread about where the cabin air filter could be found and sure enough it needed replacing asap. I went to Toyota. The guy at the parts counter said there were no aftermarket filters available. The going price was over $32. So I checked online. I found this and purchased it for less than $13 shipped! Be aware and be advised... check out the filter.

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  17. Mar 25, 2009 at 9:30 PM
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    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    That is one dirty filter!!

    I just ordered the one you got. Cant wait to install it. haha
     
  18. Jun 21, 2009 at 5:16 PM
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    I did that last month and they charged &85! They nail ya on the labor.
     
  19. Jun 21, 2009 at 5:23 PM
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    DanGer

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  20. Jun 21, 2009 at 7:03 PM
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    I just buy an home AC filter and cut it up to the needed demensions. It is a lot cheaper!

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