Originally Posted by WRX-17
The 04 sti axles only have stronger shafts...there is a big difference with 05+ sti axles. Your tranny leaked fluid because u didnt have the correct seals for your wrx axles. And there isnt a length difference. ONLY 04 sti axles will work in the front of a wrx. this has become way too vague and is very misleading.
No, I had the correct seals and I've compared the 04 sti and 06 wrx axles side by side. The stubs that slide into the tranny are a lot different themselves, I should have taken pictures. But I'm just posting my experience, anyone can take it or leave it.