Thank you very much . Here are my answers. thanks again
1) When You are in 2nd gear does it feel like the car wants to creep forward or not? No
2) When shifting into 3rd is it only hard to engage or do You also have a scraping noise? No
3) Do You have any gear jump-out problems when driving? No
4) What gears were usable before You readjusted the linkage?
1,2,3,4 R but i really had to "whack" and jiggle the shifter to get it to cooperate