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Help cabin air filter ?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by colton1219, Jun 28, 2011.

  1. Jun 28, 2011 at 6:35 AM
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    colton1219

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    I drive alot on really dusty roads, I cant seem to keep the dirt out of my cab,even if I clean it every day. I think that I need a better cabin air filter. . Is there a better brand than oem , any ideas ? Thanks
     
  2. Jun 28, 2011 at 6:40 AM
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    medic2230

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    Why don't you get a larger hepa filter and cut it down to fit?
     
  3. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:03 AM
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    Pugga

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  4. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:06 AM
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    I cant imagine that your problem is the cabin filter. Its hard to believe that if you or dont clean it every day, that dirt is passing through like that. I'd say its more from opening/closing doors/windows than it is your cabin filter.
     
  5. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:08 AM
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    Pugga

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    x2, a dirty filter actually filters air better than a clean filter, just doesn't allow as much air flow. There are enough other ways for dirt and dust to make it's way into your cab.
     
  6. Jun 28, 2011 at 7:21 AM
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    I think you need some of this fancy filter media I had in mine.:eek: That'll solve it fo sho! My cabin stayed dust free. I can probably get you some for cheap. PM me if interested:D
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  7. Jun 28, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    I agree. Also like Pugga said, a dirty filter filters dirt better. Any heating and A/C guy will tell you that. You replace filters because the airflow is restricted and because it starts to "grow" mold and yucky stuff.
     
  8. Jun 28, 2011 at 8:34 AM
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    If you ride with slider and side windows open then the rear opening sucks air/dust into the cab bigtime.
     
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