Well I finally have the bugeye to my house so that I can work on it again. Moving is such a pain in the butt. Having been stuck in a sideyard since June, it had started to sprout some light in the driver's floor well.
-I went ahead and made a nice boric acid bath (Borax and water) and cleaned it all out. Used a garden sprayer to spray down the cloth sections and minimized plastic overspray.
-I wiped/washed down plastic parts.
-I let it hotbox for a day and then air out.
-Vacuumed it all up.
Now back to details of the engine.