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Cabin Air Filter

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by keitha, Jul 23, 2011.

  1. Jul 23, 2011 at 1:50 PM
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    keitha

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    Anyone have any thoughts on the Fram freshbreeze cabin filter? Also where is the best place for price to get any of the cabin filters?
     
  2. Jul 23, 2011 at 1:58 PM
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  3. Jul 23, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    mine doesn't even have one in right now...not sure if it ever did lmao!
     
  4. Jul 23, 2011 at 8:46 PM
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    05 models have a place for the filter, but were shipped without a filter. Later models have the filter.
     
  5. Aug 1, 2011 at 2:47 PM
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  6. Aug 2, 2011 at 2:28 AM
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    This febreeze filter sounds like a good idea anyone know the part number and where to buy?
    Thanks
     
  7. Aug 2, 2011 at 2:35 AM
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    He said fram freshbreeze not febreeze.
     
  8. Aug 2, 2011 at 3:34 AM
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  9. Aug 2, 2011 at 7:26 AM
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    Ordered 3 yesterday. I'm at 130k miles and still on the stock filter. :anonymous:
     
  10. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:31 PM
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    Ordered 5... at that price, why not keep myself in filters for years to come.
     
  11. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:33 PM
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    A dirty filter will clean the air better than a clean one. Having a dirty cabin filter wouldn't have any adverse affects on the truck, just means you're letting in less fresh air.
     
  12. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:36 PM
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  13. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:40 PM
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    A dirty filter actually filters better than a clean filter, just restricts the flow more (obviously there are limitations to this when taken to the extreme).
     
  14. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:43 PM
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    Wut
     
  15. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:44 PM
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    :facepalm:nvm... must be over your head :D
     
  16. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:45 PM
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    I can't see better , but perhaps you mean it will filter finer particles because the air is being forced through a smaller constriction
     
  17. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:47 PM
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    Correct, the little holes in the filter get clogged and create even smaller holes so even less particulate is allowed to pass through the filter. But, the flip side is flow is greatly restricted but what is allow to pass through will be cleaner with a dirty filter.
     
  18. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:52 PM
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    Not true. When my air filter gets loaded up, I get about 10% flow out of my vents and sometimes the blower motor stops. I have to bang on the glove box area and it comes back on until I clean it out with a shop vac and replace the filter.

    Even when I'm not doing much off-roading and staying on clean streets, it still gets clogged up and makes the blower motor struggle or stop over time.
     
  19. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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    But the filter is designed to filter particles to a certain size and the smaller ones are not worth it , I'll take a clean(er) filter and better airflow
     
  20. Aug 2, 2011 at 12:58 PM
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    Agreed, I swap mine out every 10,000 miles or so, those tiny particles aren't doing any harm or even noticable. I was just saying. Thanks for taking the wind out of my sail... :pout:
     
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