My advice is to get the Factory manual, OR any manual sold by Chilton, Hanes
etc for that transmission. My bet is that you've gotten hung up on the
shifter rods because there is a bolt holding them to the forks and shifter
blades. Not seeing what you have is why my vague reply, since I can't verify
exactly what you've done.
Best advice is to get a manual that will tell yu in detailhow to disassemble
the trans. Its about $10-20, and well worth it at five times the cost.
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