At the time, I was working from what little knowledge I have of VWs and 4-stroke motorcycles. 2-strokes have some major differences as far as fluid dynamics are concerned. I wish I'd seen your guide before I cut my muffler apart (at the very least, I wish I were a better welder!).
I don't know why you're stepping on my toes, Fred. I was only offering my experience on a specific problem, not trying to usurp you as Guru Of The Mopeds.