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Old 12-30-2017, 12:18 AM
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My seals are shot on my stock K26/8, oil seems to be everywhere. I have read good things about Evergreen but nothing that recent. I also saw that Lindsey sends it out to someone. Is there a consensus on who's the most reliable and cost effective?

Also, does anyone have experience with Evergreen's Billet wheel?
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:30 AM
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I highly recommend Charlie Brown from Evergreen!
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Old 12-30-2017, 01:36 AM
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What are his prices like?
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Old 12-30-2017, 10:32 AM
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I like Evergreens work. I was having a similar issue with my stock turbo ( low boost, oil blow by) and picked up an allegedly Charlie rebuilt 26-8 to drop in my 86 and have been impressed.. so that is what boost should feel like!

If you are interested in a performance bump, there are some guys in Atlanta that are machining the case interiors and fitting new profile impellers and turbines. Stock exterior, stock bolt up, but more modern behavior. Look up Emanuel Galason on facebook, if interested.
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I just had Charlie Brown at Evergreen Turbo build me a K27-8. Although I don't have it on the car yet, I can say he was awesome to work with.
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Old 12-30-2017, 11:06 PM
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I concur about Charlie and his work. He rebuilt my k27-6. Great work and keeps you informed from start to finish. Pleasure to do business with.
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Old 12-31-2017, 12:46 AM
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I have been asking him questions via FB and I have decided to go with Evergreen. I'm doing the full rebuild and the Billet wheel upgrade. I'll report back once I get it installed in a couple of weeks from now.

Thanks for the information everyone
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Good choice. Charlie at Evergreen is so great to deal with. He just built me a beautiful K26/6 with lots of trick mods. I haven't run it yet but I am sure it will be great.

Big Thumbs up for Charlie!!
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MAjestic turbo in Texas I have had them do a k26/6 hybrid with a milled out hot side and bigger impeller also had them rebuild with a new turbine old one was chipped up k26/8

very good prices quick turnaround
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Charlie Brown - Evergreen
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Old 01-02-2018, 11:33 PM
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I had a good conversation with him today and shipped it out to him. I'll report back once it's re-installed.
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I had a good conversation with him today and shipped it out to him. I'll report back once it's re-installed.
isnt it nice to call a business and speak to the owner? Too often the ôspecialistsö become too important to speak with customers. Charlie and I spoke about my turbo at length. It was a pleasure to do business with him.
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The poor guy had to answer my questions for years before he finally got a job out of it, the guy is a saint! LOL
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Charlie at Evergreen is the best and probably the only guy I would suggest for anything in the 944 world. Always available, knows everything about turbos, and does excellent work.
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Old 01-16-2018, 07:00 PM
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So my wheel looks like the attached picture and he says that I should check my ports and crossover for missing ceramic bits.

I have searched but haven't seen anything about how to check these areas out and what to look for. What's the best way to do those check?
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