Throughout the time that I've owned my $2500 2002 Subaru WRX, I (thankfully) never really experienced any major issues that prevented me from driving the car, for an extended period of time at least. This is the story of the first 'major' break down I experienced with the WRX.
When the snow begins to fall and the temperature begins to drop, most
sensible enthusiasts put their weekend drivers and auto-x cars away. Not I!