EUREKA! IM A NEWB! lol I tried pulling up on the old tranny lever it goes up easely then stops..so i give it a real hard tug and THEN I feel it release teh p.plate! i go to teh b18a lever... its VERY hard but there it goes! jeez sorry for wasting anyones time, I hooked up teh cable like it should and the clutch setup feels GREAT nice and stiff!!!