Originally Posted by Davezilla
Ithis one wont even fire with a shot of ether down the carb so it looks more and more like the wrong mag rotor making a spark but way off timing so it wont fire.
That sounds about right, In my opinion, if the key was good.
just a quick question on fuel delivery, does that engine have a reed valve as part of the intake system? maybe the reed is stuck- will it fire if you spray a shot of good fuel into the spark plug hole and put the plug back in?