just adding some pic highlights...
this is my little organizer. it was $5 at Lowes and i'm going back tomorrow to get 2 more. you should get one too, and write yourself little notes on what everythign is.
this is the 1 1/8" wrench on the hex shaped area of the cam... worked like a charm to hold it in place.
this is what to do if you dont have a 14mm allen key... use a 14mm bolt and two nuts locked down on each other. stick head of bolt into 14mm allen key and put wrench on the inside nut and turn counter clockwise. ta da.
and this is how close i am to having the whole thing torn down. hopefully tomorrow i'll be able to get the wrist pins and pistons out, and split the block once and for all. i do have the water and oil pumps off now, by the way.