Originally Posted by drewvdw
Essentially the same thing, if I remember correctly, the early 09 cars had weaker pistons, I assume that's what you're talking about? I've got a 2010 WRX hatch as well. My motor is out right now, likely busted ringlands. That's the main problem with any turbo Subaru, especially when you start pushing the power like I am.
woah, woah, woah. who/what/where/why/when on this one? don't think it's the case.
some of the early buld dates (aug, sept '08) had spun rod bearings due to more environmentally friendly silver bearings, but that was quickly resolved. don't know if that's what you're talking about