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What kind of cabin filter do you like? #4511906 09/09/17 10:05 PM
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I noticed that there are 3 basic kinds for most cars:
1. Plain filter
2. Filter with carbon
3. Electrostatic with carbon
Which do you normally get?


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511908 09/09/17 10:06 PM
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I recently bought a #2


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511914 09/09/17 10:14 PM
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I don't put much energy into thinking about cabin filters. Usually just buy Fram.


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511916 09/09/17 10:15 PM
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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511924 09/09/17 10:23 PM
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I've used them all. I personally can't tell a difference. Get whatever's cheap. I've used wix #1, denso #3, fram #2.
I found them at Rock auto less than $10. When u bundle supplies for multiple cars from 1 warehouse it's worth the shipping. Just my opinion. Currently running a denso #1


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511939 09/09/17 10:47 PM
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The cheapest one and it get changed out with every OCI!


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511945 09/09/17 10:55 PM
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the carbon filters

Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511956 09/09/17 11:25 PM
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I buy the plain WIX cabin filters from Rock Auto for about $5.80 each. Never had a problem.


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511970 09/09/17 11:58 PM
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I got one from Napa with carbon, it had a better fit and better gasket than the plain paper one.


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511973 09/10/17 12:03 AM
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#1 with a Wix


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511974 09/10/17 12:05 AM
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Mann, Mahle, or Hengst w/ activated charcoal.


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4511994 09/10/17 01:28 AM
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Plain.

Recently put in a MANN filter into my MINI Cooper and the fit was quite poor, surprisingly. MANN is usually good. Pulled out a Purflux that was much nicer.


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4512024 09/10/17 05:20 AM
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my car doesn't take one. frown


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Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: ZZman] #4512030 09/10/17 06:19 AM
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#1 Which is the same 'type' that came as oem(Honda). However I don't chase oem, aftermarket are less expensive work just as well, ime. Last one I bought was an AAP Carquest, equivalent quality to oem.

As for #2, I've read comments on several forums including here and product reviews, some brand anecdotes report air flow is restricted.

Re: What kind of cabin filter do you like? [Re: earlyre] #4512037 09/10/17 06:45 AM
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Originally Posted By: earlyre
my car doesn't take one. frown

You filtrate with your lungs smile


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