It did sit before i purchased it. The fuel filter has been replaced. There appeared to crud in the old one.
The shop said the charging system was tested and it is no longer charging
Did they test the stator separately? The three wire plug, to the regulator, is notoriously an issue. It's common to cut the plug out and soldered the wires going to the regulator, and that alone solves many issues.
If he's had it since October, he shouldn't be your mechanic. Repossess the machine and fix it yourself. I'll wager that this group could walk you through the issues if you're willing to get your hands dirty - and if you have a reasonable amount of mechanical aptitude.This thing is still being worked on
Do you folks know if all the little tips and tricks are located in one post? Like the named stuff, crimp fix, oring fix, shotgun, etc. If it is I want to share it with my mechanic.