Yep, I don't think they wanted to work very badly on the little RD. They were trying to talk you out of it.
You did the right thing.
Another good forum for 2 stroke support is USA2strokers.com. That's in addition to HERE of course...
"By the way, you don't have to be sweaty and holding a basketball to enjoy a Gatorade. You could just be...a thirsty dude! Gatorade forgets about this demographic!"