Not twidling my thumbs yet
The parts are rolling in, including the remanufactured crankshaft (looks good), but the cylinder hone tool is the critical item now.
So just installed the new hood release cable and handle. Royal pain, but is done. Now starting work on the shifter cables; console is being resistant -- might have to loosen the parking brake cable to get its handle to point up more.
Fixed Up a white 2001 P-code SE Sedan
including rebuilding the SPI (see my threads)