Originally posted by ColinL
the other thing that was touted by FHI in 1999 when the Phase II SOHC first replaced the 2.5L DOHC in impreza and forester models was that it had significantly more torque at part-throttle. that's a little hard to dyno though.
Yeah, I remember some stat like the SOHC had twice as much torque at 30% throttle at 2500rpm or something like that. Having ridden in a couple of SOHC 2.5RSs, and more recently a '00+ SOHC 2.5GT, it's definitely a noticeable difference.