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K26 rebuild

Over the last few days, my turbo whine has increased dramatically -
especially over 1.3 bar. On the way home, it got loud enough on the last
push to get outa the way of a SUV that I got REAL concerned. I expect that
the bearings may be going.
Other symptoms/info:
No noise at idle. Still have boost - power dropping off a bit (hard to tell
- I really wasn't getting on it).
Temps have been 90+ the last few days, and with my AC off, I'm cycling at
the "tick marks".

So - what are my options?:
Cost for a normal rebuild?
I assume this isn't something I should try at home?
I'm months away from a 'hot mod' K26, and still limited by funds. I'm hoping
to remain in the $200-400.00 range for repair/replacement. Is this doable?
********************************AUDI FAN******************************
EMCM(SW) Dave Head (nuclear grade electrician)
87 5KCSTQ 170K miles and not counting (damned VDO odometers)...
1.9 bar boost (charlie spring, no shim) - @ 1.3 the shuttle launches!
Maitland FL