Originally Posted by Goat Herder
Don't run it if you have not found that clip. IT WILL MAKE IT TO THE PISTON AND CYLINDER. Will not be pretty !!
Nah. A bit of jb weld dumped in the crankcase will glue it to the side. HA!
I was able to dig it out. I spotted it down between the counterweights. I snagged it with a dental pick.
The motor is all back together and ready to rock!
*EDIT* Sure nuff, it runs! Pretty good too.