Ok now I am going to show off how truly brilliant I am. I have attached a picture of the fuel pump which I had in my small brain the idea that it was the carburetor. LOL. Ok so since the tractor started up today with basically no issue and purred like a kitten for about 20 minutes idling and just giving me a big old smile, and I am pretty sure my Dad was smiling down from up above as well, Given that I am guessing it all went together correctly.
Now that I have actually figured out what the carburetor is and what the fuel pump is the fact remains I cleaned out the fuel pump and DID NOT clean out the carburetor. I did replace the air filter, not that that matters much to the cleanliness of carburetor as it is right now. I presume I should probably clean out the carburetor here just for the sake of having it clean.
NOW ISSUE #2.
Its been like 17 all day, it hasn't started in a year, etc. It is starting kind of hard. Like the battery just isn't enough.
I hooked the car battery onto the battery with cables and she had plenty of power then.
Now and then I go to start it and it just clicks, kind of a static'y click and it won't even turn over. I push in and out the clutch and crank up and down the throttle sometimes it turns over over times dead, other times, it just clicks.
I guess the "spindle" I was referring to is the "fuel pump lever" that rides on the cam?