Originally Posted by AshJWilliams
I wouldn't be so sure of that Tea cups. Besides we have deemed this thread the 09 WRX engine failure thread; this guy needed a replacement engine at some point so I take it his previous engine failed.
The list should be (and has been) limited to the specific rod knocking symptom and subsequent failure. We don't want to lump in failures due to other causes and it sounds like his failure was due to an oil leak at one of the turbo supply lines which caused oil starvation in the motor.