I finished the TRX500FE about 1 week after last last post (above) that's when the back ordered gear came in .. Here are a few pics of the replacement parts ..
New gears etc.
Chipped gears ..
Worn shift fork..
New gears (6) ,shift forks (2) ,shift fork guide (1) & shift drum (1) .. The old transmission on the pink rag and the new replacement parts on the gray rag ..
Engine cases cleaned ,new parts in and ready to re-assemble..