Oh stop !!!
equeen.........you write......."and tried pouring bit of gas in each cyl".......might as well whipped out the ol'whizzer and peeeeee into the engine. Liquid gasoline does NOT ignite!!! Must be a vapor. That is what yer carby does, create a burnable vapor for the sparkies to sparkl
EVERYONE at one time or another has fired a engine by "Priming" the engine by putting "A little" gas in the cylinders !
Put your books away!