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Old 09-25-2012, 07:47 PM
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Originally Posted by 6-Speed View Post
I seen that write up, and I already took apart my car again (3 times lol) but now the arrow is facing the interior should be all good now.

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Old 09-25-2012, 07:56 PM
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Cool. Now your car can suck instead of blow! Glad you got it the way you want it!
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Old 09-25-2012, 07:59 PM
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For what it's worth, I don't think the arrow really matters. Unless you were to remove the filter while it is dirty, and then reinstalled it dirty. That way it is a reference to which side should be faced back outward, so as to not "push" all of the dirt out of the filter and into the system.

One other thought, some cabin air filters come coated in carbon for "odor reduction." However, I haven't seen one of these for our Mustangs. Moreso Volkswagons and Toyotas. Either way, it is carbon coated on one side and regular hepa-paper on the reverse. This may make the arrow more important?, but I don't see the difference of if the air hits the carbon side first or the paper side first...

Just my 2 cents
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Originally Posted by Nuke View Post
Cool. Now your car can suck instead of blow! Glad you got it the way you want it!
Lol yeah, I'm happy it's good to go now, my allergies are bad so I wanted to make sure it was in correct, keep all the bad stuff out as much as possible I can take out the filter with my eyes closed now haha
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:48 AM
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This thread got me to change mine. 25k miles and it wasn't that dirty, just kinda dusty. $16.57 fron Napa, not cheap.
I really can't believe there is a difference in which way you flip it when installing when new.
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:15 PM
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^^^^ lol. Nice dude, it prolly really depends on where you live, where you travel, work area conditions. Mine was pretty dirty

Is fuel filter next?? I have 25k right now, anyone?
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I order my filters and windshield wipers from Rock Auto. Hella cheaper and the only thing you need to do is plan ahead by a few days.
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Originally Posted by wayne613
Fresh air gets pulled in through the filter in that compartment, air flow arrow when secured...Faces the direction the air is going. Tain't a hard concept.
LOL, that's what I was thinking...
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Old 09-27-2012, 08:44 AM
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Originally Posted by wayne613 View Post
Wat? It's facing toward you when you put it into the housing, when you put the housing back with the new filter the arrow should be facing the rear of the car. This has not changed, or is different in the models, or other cars for that matter.

Fresh air gets pulled in through the filter in that compartment, air flow arrow when secured...Faces the direction the air is going. Tain't a hard concept.
Easy there Wayne. I know how to replace a filter.
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Mine's arriving today from Rock Auto. 31K miles and it's pretty cruddy looking. Also my windshield seems to have more "film" crap on it when I run the A/C a little bit. Dirty filter isn't helping that.
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