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made a "pre-" cabin air filter

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by pudge151, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. Apr 29, 2010 at 11:50 AM
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    pudge151

    pudge151 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    my cabin filter is constantly clogged with acorns, leaves and just big chunks of shit. not must dust or dirt but when i change it out it usually rips so just cleaning it isnt an option, i do plan on making a re-usable one like someone made here.

    i took a extra piece of gutter guard that i had, some tin snips, spare nuta s and bolts and soem weatherstripping. i lifted the cowl over the a/c intake port, cut a piece to fit and used some factory holes to mount it. took 10 minutes and i hope it keeps the bif stuff OUT.

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  2. Apr 29, 2010 at 12:06 PM
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    Toyota Truck

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    Where on the truck is this at?
     
  3. Apr 29, 2010 at 12:10 PM
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    nad

    nad mmmm tacos!

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    its like a lil mini satoshi :D
     
  4. Apr 29, 2010 at 12:10 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    I think its underneath were the wipers are
     
  5. Apr 29, 2010 at 12:11 PM
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    LawP

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    If you open the hood, it is on the passenger side up by the windshield under the plastic black shroud.
     
  6. Apr 29, 2010 at 12:14 PM
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    Under the hood, and windshield cowl, on the passenger side.

    Good idea, looks like it will work well!
     
  7. Apr 29, 2010 at 12:19 PM
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    Crom

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    Yeah it should do the trick nicely.
     
  8. Apr 29, 2010 at 1:22 PM
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    T@co_Pr3runn3r

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    Bueno! Next next-to-free mod on my list. Rep sent.
     
  9. Apr 29, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    SManZ

    SManZ el tráfico más lento se queda derecha

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    Hmm...how does shit get in there in the first place? Is there a gap in the thing that goes over the blower vent? I thought that had a grill on it.
     
  10. Apr 29, 2010 at 1:42 PM
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    MassTaco

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    I like it! Nice work.
     
  11. Apr 29, 2010 at 1:44 PM
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    Excellent idea. Should go in the Cheap/Free mods.
     
  12. Apr 29, 2010 at 1:54 PM
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    thanks guys, yes it was free just extra crap around the garage. im not sure how to move it to the free mods section.
     
  13. Apr 29, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    Good Job!

    Here's the link to my DIY Washable Cabin Air Filter:
    http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/showthread.php?t=308798
     
  14. Apr 29, 2010 at 2:45 PM
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    jonny

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    haha i was thinking the same
    that would match my grill perfectly :thumbsup:
     
  15. May 11, 2010 at 9:43 PM
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    i have seen a few posts about a dirty filter so i figured I'd bump this
     
  16. May 12, 2010 at 4:38 AM
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    great job..!!
     
  17. May 12, 2010 at 5:52 AM
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  18. May 12, 2010 at 7:03 AM
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    Excellent mod +++
    Do you think something like screen door mateiral would be a good idea also for smaller items? This way you could cut a larger piece and then strap something around the edges to hold it down or put a bead of silicone around the lip and gently press the screen material on the edges. You could pull it off easy either way.

    BTW - If anyone cares to respond about any of these being too restrictive, please just hold down the power button on your computer, thanks........:rolleyes:
     
  19. May 12, 2010 at 8:03 AM
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    :laugh:
     
  20. May 12, 2010 at 8:19 AM
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    307prerunner

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    Thats a sweet idea. I always get crap in there too
     
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