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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 10-19-2007, 05:36 AM Thread Starter
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Turbochargers.com opinions

Anyone dealt with them?

I have my eye on a used turbo of theirs that needs to be rebuild. Any input appreciated.



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I had a horrible experience with horrible customer service. I jumped on the 18g group buy on Nasioc a few months ago. The 18g's never got delievered, I had to call constantly, and they NEVER returned any phone calls. Ended up changing out for a 20g (which I sold before installing) which I didn't get too great of a deal on. Had to argue with them about water lines (which their website explicitly states come with the turbo).

Attitude was always horrible. Just bad bad bad.

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I really appreciate your input.

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i'd look Forced Performance, Blouch or Deadbolt b4 TC.com.
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Thx. I just saw a 16G fro $150 used that was purchased at TC.com but it needs a rebuild I believe. Figured I would give it a shot but it doesnt sound good now.


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Looked up some stuff for you...the old group buy thread...30 odd pages of complaints...

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show...&highlight=18g

I know someone started a vendor review of them from all of that drama but I couldn't find it...

http://forums.nasioc.com/forums/show....php?t=1270989

Another thread about a fast one they tried to pull...
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i'd look Forced Performance, Blouch or Deadbolt b4 TC.com.
x10 for FP. Heard mixed reviews on both Blouch and DB.


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Can DB/FP/Blouch rebuild a TC.com center section? Or, are they all a little different requiring specific seals, etc. I would think that they be realatively the same right?


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I've had excellent luck with tc.com. The individual who set up that group buy was fired. Apparently he didn't pass that along to anyone there at the company from what I hear. I'm local so I just have to drive over there for anything that I need. Rebuilds are done within a couple of days both times I've needed them.

I've had bad luck with FP. The wrong exhaust wheel was in my original Green and we found that out when it was rebuilt. That and the compressor wheel was drilled and cut all over the place (I guess) to balance it. Getting FP to answer the phone is a miracle to start with, and then getting anything done with them is 3 weeks minimum.

tc.com uses standard stuff unless you get the monster oil bearing (or whatever they call it). It looks way better than the usual Mitsu stuff that usually goes in there. I had to bend the water lines a little to get them to fit right.
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