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Ok here's the latest. My curiosity was killing me so I pulled the timing cover off tonight. I have gears so I would guess that they got the opposite rotation part correct. The part that I saw immediately that didn't look right was the dots on the gears were not lined up properly IF the opposite rotation gear drive is set up the same as normal timing chain gears...the two dots are to be right next to each other (dot on the crank gear straight up and the dot on the cam gear straight down). With my crank gear straight up the dot on the cam gear was straight up as well indicating to me that the cam was timed 180 off.
I changed the position of the cam so that the dots aligned, this coupled with the fact that #1 is at TDC and the flywheel timing dot was on the pointer I believe it is ready to fire again. That will be tomorrow's activity.
If any of this doesn't sound right please let me know so that I can take appropriate measures to correct it.