I was flipping through the channels and came across Drive It! (program on DW TV). They were covering the pollen filter (cabin air filter here in the states) when I switched to their channel. It was a pretty cool segment and it got me thinking I could replace my filter — wouldn’t hurt and I’ll save a couple of bucks.
I googled cabin air filter and 06 Scion tC (my ride). A video posted by filterheads.com on YouTube and a forum post on clubsciontc.com were extremely helpful in getting the task done. After researching the price of an OEM filter (around $15/filter), I opted to make my own, by using a 3M Ultra Allergen furnace filter. The cost of the filter is around $17, but this can yield 4 cabin air filters. Scored big on this DIY: Continue reading