Look into racerx. It's cheap practically no hacking and you keep your stock crash beam, fog lights and coolant overflowbottle. http://racerxengineering.com/
How does one diagnose if the TMIC is not performing adequately, short of replacing it?It sounds like you need a new coupler, not a front mount.
Unless you are pushing over 400+hp, a front mount is a waste of money. Being in WVA where you get snow like we do, then it might not be the most practical mod for you.
Measure inlet and outlet temperatures.How does one diagnose if the TMIC is not performing adequately, short of replacing it?