Originally Posted by SBT
First post was sarcasm directed at Mazda. Subaru engineers typically over-engineer everything which makes me more confident in their solution... but I'm still concerned that they went with a ducted approach with even more of the airstream running over a hot radiator and engine. Seems like heat soak would be even more of an issue than current TMIC setups.
DO really like the idea of the DOHC 2.0DIT, and expect it to be as stout as the 3.0/3.6 engines with the sealed timing chains.
So you're saying that the hood scoop delete was a good idea compared to the 2014 Subaru Forester XT setup?