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Old 09-01-2011, 06:32 PM
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So Im sure all of you know that our 2010/2011 body style rams dont have cabin air filters which makes me wonder why cars worth a 1/3 of the price would have such technology, I've been told its to save overall cost on the vehicle from the dealer. So I did some research and on other forum sites guys have mentioned that the 2009 on Patriot uses a cabin air filter and a lid that will fit perfectly on the exists intake box behind the 2nd glove compartment of our trucks. Dealer wanted over a $100 for this lid and the air filter so I found this site http://www.makeitdodgeparts.com/ifrm...partnum=accept which you can get all MOPAR OEM parts at cost so I order a lid and filter today to try it out. At the site I paid $60 total to Canada with shipping included. The part numbers are

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If anyone wants to keep their truck clean on the inside try it out. I drive a lot of gravel roads and find that Im getting a lot of dust in the cab.

I have also heard that the air restriction through the filter is minimal so thats a bonus.

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Old 09-01-2011, 06:38 PM
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There are a bunch of threads out there like this already....I paid 20 bucks for my filter and lid Thanks for the thought though!
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Okay thanks for letting me know! I havent seen any for the diesels though so I thought I would make one
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Were do you et it for $20? I'd love to add one of these to my truck.
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A great how-to can be found in this thread ---> http://www.ramforumz.com/showthread.php?t=90637

I will be making this mod myself shortly........
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I got the lid at the dealer and got a Purolator C25869 filter at Advance Auto for 8.99!
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I'm going to the dealer in the morning..getting my "kit". Thanks.
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I think its really stupid how a $70,000 truck will not come with one but a stock patriot for $22,000 will.
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Every time I do a mod to my truck, I learn something new about it. With this mod, I learned how great the cabin fan design is. After all, we will all have to replace this item a some time, so was great to discover that it can be removed and replaced in about 60sec with nothing more that a 5/16" nut driver. And not to mention just how easy it is to remove the glove box!

If my truck had come with a cabin filter, I would not have had this great mod experience, with the subsequent newly attended 'inside' information on my Ram.

Thanks you Dodge for depriving me of certain basic items so that I had the opportunity to learn more about how my truck is constructed.....from behind the scenes.
(I just know the sarcasm was noted by all.... LOL)
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