Thanks for the advice Craig.
I upped the FSB to 250 x 4 = 1000 HT link, with a multi of 11 brings my chip up to 2750 mHz which is an OC of 500 mHz! And now my DDR400 is running at 394. ohh I also upped the CPU voltage to just under 1.5v and turned the fan up a bit before I went to 2.75. It feels like a good place to stop.
I'll run Prime95 or OCCT tomorrow.....more race testing tonight
UPDATE: well the race testing went ok, but then I ran prime95 for 3 minutes and had 1 fatal error, hardware failure detected. I also noticed after looking at Motherboard Monitor that most of my voltages(NB core, CPU core,DDR, DDR-VVT, and AGP-VDDQ) suffered a major low spike of .63v, but also I noticed that all of my temperatures show a low of -84c, so I don't really know how much that can be trusted. I basically know what I need to do...lots of testing, but in any case I'm still all ears.