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      12-19-2011, 12:57 AM   #256
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Originally Posted by stefan View Post
FI is not possible due to space restrictions. Take a look at that engine bay and consider how low that engine is mounted. You'd have to come up with some room there. There is definitely no room for the traditional TMIC. FMIC is possible but it will be tight.
I read a review (can't find it for the life of me right now) where it said there is actually a decent amount of room between the top of the engine and the hood, approximately 4 inches or so.

If you look at this picture, you can see the engine cover that says "D4-S Boxer" on it doesn't even appear to clear the shock towers. Then when you see how much more space there is above those by looking at the fenders, it seems like they can fit a TMIC if they wanted to: