Okay, the clutch is a very easy install. Everything I've used to rebuild my motor several times,among all the other things I;ve done, have been with the tools I bought myself or borrowed from friends. sixsick, does kragen have a free loan-a-tool service? I wouldnt have been able to do all the work myself without that service, but we have autozone here. I dunno if thats the same or not.
Anyways, last time I pulled the trans I did it in 2 hrs by myself. I've done it about 5 or 6 times now though. Once you get in there it's pretty straightforeward. Leave the passenger side axle, joint shaft and everything over there intact. My first time I took off WAY too much stuff, including the whole crossmember on the passenger side, downpipe, everything.
DO NOT BUY A CHEAP CLUTCH. you will regret it later and it will wind up costing more. You can drive with the clutch slipping, just don't slip it excessively. I drove with my clutch when it started to slip in 5th until it progressed all the way down the gears, until I was actually slipping in 1st gear. I tried a cheap autozone clutch, it burnt up in 4k miles.