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Try a jumper wire from toggle to the switch terminal on the solenoid. The wire may not be carrying enough amps to solenoid.
If it works, replace wire with next size larger wire.
Solenoid is at the end of the positive battery cable!
That is starter with solenoid.
Small, single wire post is the switch terminal.
From your engine model number, the starter has a single terminal, which cable to it, should come from relay/solenoid!
!!. need to see if it closes when the small wires are enegized.
best test would have been on it!