this has been solved
Power plus up on the directional pad and use an SBF to restore to 2.0.1 or the like.. There is a tutorial here somewhere but the point is.. you dont have to see it for it to work only have the USB drivers work.
It is hard to tell if it is working or not, now when it boots the backlight is just on, but it never seems to get into a fully booted mode, where the led lights up or it vibrates, or that adb can notice it.
I am afraid they will be able to tell that it was hacked and say that it was due to that.
With the phone turned off slide out the keyboard and hold up on the direction pad while powering on, this should bring up the bootloader screen. If the bootloader screen comes up follow these directions: