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This is a dumb question... but I honestly don’t know so 🤷🏻‍♂️... Does rain blow in the engine when you’re driving with the air scoop? I’ve never had one before. Kind of an afterthought as I’ve been thinking about my car that I pick up today. (I wonder if it thinks about me...lol)

Anyway, sorry for the dumb question. 😏
 

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Well, it all comes in through the grill too, so the same way?
That’s different though. It just hits the radiator and dribbles down... the air scoop would disperse it all over the engine? I probably should be thinking in public when I’ve been up for 28 hours.
 

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The engine isn't behind the scoop the intercooler is. The heat exchanger for the turbo is there, and the engine is in front of that for the most part.
 

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Yes, the water washes through the intercooler, which is a radiator for the air going into the engine. Because water has a higher heat transfer capability than air, it actually cools the intercooler more when it rains, but you probably don't notice a boost increase because of limits on the engine and you don't really do much full-throttle acceleration in the rain.
 
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