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What is the output from the stator? The diode will be in the harness from the stator!
Were the magnets tight on the flywheel?
Stator puts out AC volts and changes to DC volts at the diode.
12 085 08-S is right stator,
What do the two wires from stator show when unplugged from everything?
Meter on AC volts, and one meter lead on each wire.
magnets and coil is all that makes the volts.
Has flywheel ever been replaced?
I think the flywheel magnets are loose! You said lobe was bent on stator.
Let me know.