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Best place to get Air Filters - Engine and Cabin?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by TL697, Sep 18, 2010.

  1. TL697

    TL697 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Where's the best place to get air filters for my '09?

    Thanks,

    ~Troy
     
  2. JTDTacoma

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    if you search around here, you will find OEM cabin filters for like $4/each...
     
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    still more expensive than here...
     
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    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

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  8. TL697

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    Thanks guys...

    Think I'll order a couple of the $4 ones...

    Still can't decide on engine air filter, though... I've always run a CAI on my other trucks, but can't afford one right now... What about just a fram or similar?
     
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    Instead of a Fram, why not a Toyota? Denso Toyota filters are supposed to be pretty good, and the last one I bought was made in USA.
     
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    They were ~$25 at the dealership...

    At that price, I would rather spend $50 on an AFE Pro dry reusable...
     
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    Just get a K&N drop in or AFE. Its cheaper than having to buy air filters over and over again
     
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    They are expensive, but people seem to think they are worth the premium. They do seem very nice, but I have not compared them to Fram or the other aftermarket makers.

    I certainly understand that thought.
     
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    Does anybody have the part number for the AFE Pro Dry S for the 4.0L?
     
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    This site sells them dirt cheap! I bought a couple of them. lol
     
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    TRDparts4u.com typically has the best prices on genuine Toyota parts. I order oil filters bulk from them. I'd say stay with genuine Toyota filters. They don't look as sexy as some of the aftermarket stuff, but Toyota knows what the fuck they're doing in the engineering department. If you compare the OEM stuff to aftermarket stuff, you'll notice how much more filter element there is in the Denso items.

    For air, I have the re-usable TRD CAI, which is just washed/re-oiled as needed. You hear a lot of griping about "over oiling", but you have to be clueless to do it. I just gave it its first clean a couple weeks ago and it's a cinch if you use some common sense.
     
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    i know its late, but for people that are searching...its 31-10114
     
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    +1 just ordered mine from here. Used coupon SAVE and saved extra 10%, total was $54 shipped. Autoanything is almost $70 shipped.
     
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