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I would largely agree with isherwood's answer, but personally I would be tempted to pull the spark plug and put a few mls of oil in the spark plug hole, then crank it over a few times to make sure the rings were well oiled. Then add gas and start it. I've had a couple older engines that had sat dormant - although they were not literally rusted or seized, the ...


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You let it run dry, which was key. This means you don't have smelly, gooey, inflammable fuel dried in and clogging the small carburetor passages. Check the oil level and fire it up. If it's lubricated, it's probably just fine. If there's moisture in the oil it'll evaporate when the engine comes up to normal operating temperature. There's no reason to ...


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