When the WRX first came out in 2002 there were several people that broke their transmissions in the first few months of owning the car... since then, people have become more aware of the fact that dropping the clutch at 6k rpm WILL break the transmission. Now more ane more people have learned the art of "slipping the clutch".Originally Posted by onoitsaWRX
so yes, even with minor mods you can break your trans if you drive like an idiot. but that goes with any car. The subaru trans works just fine if you take care of it. It is prone to breaking because people have the misconception that the car can handle that kind of abuse.
take care of the car, and slip the clutch when you launch. The stock trans only becomes really hazardous when you reach near 300whp, which usually calls for a 18g or larger turbo.