They(Merc) only made that motor 8 years and most hard parts you will find are used. Carb kits, electrical,fuel pumps,seal kits,impeller are easy finds,new
According to CDI specs the stator has two tests for the brown and brown/yellow resistance when they are disconnected from the powerpack it should be
It the starter lock lever part# 853761......
The VST filter was changed along with the filter at the bottom on the hi-pressure fuel pump and the small white inline filter.
Thank you Sir!!! I agree 100% and will look for the bullet connectors at the bottom of the oil tank.. I will also keep a close eye on the oil level to