So I'm shopping for an 09+ WRX (non-STI). I've figured that much out. Riddle me this...
You hear a lot of WRX/STI horror stories. People blowing pistons, clutches getting burned within the first 10k miles, transmission issues, etc. I know that the 2008 WRX is one to avoid because of squishy suspension and the older WRX engine (pre-refresh).
Is there validity to these stories? What goes wrong, typically, that spurs these horrific tales? I come from the turbo VW world, so I'm not a stranger to unreliability :facepalm: but for Project WRX, I want to really "get it right" and not buy "the wrong model year" or whatever.
Comments, thoughts, stories, and angry retorts are all welcome.