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That sounds like a broken flywheel, or a seized engine.
Are you certain that the engine isn't locked up? Can you put a socket on the crank pulley and get the engine to turn over by hand?
When you removed the starter to look at the flywheel teeth, did you try to move it? I have seen the flywheel break loose from the crank and spin without turning the engine, only on the automatic transmission model though.
Was the same thing happening with the old starter?
Is there a possibility that the new starter is the wrong part?
I supposed there could be a possibility that the crankshaft has broken. Was there any indication of engine problems when it last ran, or did it just not start back up one day?
To check for a broken crank shaft you can pull all of the spark plugs and look down each plug hole with a flashlight while turning the engine by hand. If you can see each cylinder reach the top and go back down then the crank is ok. If one or more cylinders never reach the top, then the crank is broken.
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