Originally Posted by mtako
...a bare 6.1 would have been ideal for use with Mobile Shell...
...or Sense, or whatever your favorite Today HomeScreen set up may be. Totally agreed. And I feel your pain with the current lack of available support, though I was fortunate enough to obtain such awhile ago for myself:
But, I am too much of a noob to be of help for you as the files are so huge, plus I have Vogue(s). There is a ray of hope, OS Builder, which is apparently working well and currently being further developed at XDA:
[KITCHEN] OS Builder V1.3.189 FULL (08.11.2011) - pro wm/wp7 kitchen by barin - xda-developers