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    I started it by bump starting it. It is a 4...

    I started it by bump starting it. It is a 4 speed. The voltmeter does go down. I went to start it before i went to school and it did turn over. it seems like when i let it sit it turns over. I drove...
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    83 K10 Starting Issue

    My truck usually turns over all of the time but ocasionally it wont turn over. Just out of the blue it wont even click but the amp meter goes down. Left me stranded earlier today and have no idea...
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    No shims on my old starter. I got a shim with it...

    No shims on my old starter. I got a shim with it and it seems like the gear is too far away from the flywheel and it is slipping it seems. It a noise that is hard to explain.
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    ok turns out the starter had a bad ground...

    ok turns out the starter had a bad ground connection inside which was causing it to only work sometimes. Anyways ibought a new one and it is grinding very badly and has very poor cranking. Think it...
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    i had the starter out of the truck. I hooked...

    i had the starter out of the truck. I hooked jumper cables to my moms vans battery. Then i took the positive wire wire and hooked it to the smaller post of the starter. Then i took the negative and...
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    It was the starter was bad. Jumped it with jumper...

    It was the starter was bad. Jumped it with jumper wires and all it does is pop the gear out and it does not spin. Is that the starter or the selenoid???
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    Yes the selenoid does click every time.

    Yes the selenoid does click every time.
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    I got it!!! It was my timing i just turned a...

    I got it!!! It was my timing i just turned a little and she fired right up. But i have a new problem my starter only engages when it wants to. I have to click it many times before it engages. I have...
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    would anything with my exhaust have to do with...

    would anything with my exhaust have to do with it.I did put a new muffler on it right before i drove it in there. I have no cats and the y pipe goes into a thrush welded muffler.
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    Now that i think about it stephan is right on the...

    Now that i think about it stephan is right on the money. Its close it starts up barely and chugs for about 5 seconds then dies again. Now im thinking maybe water in the gas??? But im going to try a...
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    Backfire is coming out of exhaust. All ignition...

    Backfire is coming out of exhaust. All ignition is stock. It did kinda spit once out of the carb. There was no flame just fuel.
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    Completely honest all i did was drive it into the...

    Completely honest all i did was drive it into the garage, parked it, let it sit for a couple of days. It is a 4 speed and i kinda coasted into the garage. But now it wont start. It is cold here in...
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    The distributer was in fact loose to where i...

    The distributer was in fact loose to where i could turn it by hand. All im getting is a loud backfire every now and then. It chugs like once thens dies it never fully starts up.
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    ok how do you fix that one. I hate dealing with...

    ok how do you fix that one. I hate dealing with the timing stuff. Tell me the easiest way.
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    Fuel is spraying in to the plenum when the truck...

    Fuel is spraying in to the plenum when the truck was running i set the fuel bowls. I was cranking and pumpin and all i got was loud backfire that sounded like a shotgun. It did act like it wanted to...
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    ok i did remember to take the rag out. I have to...

    ok i did remember to take the rag out. I have to get a new battery that has a little more power to it maybe that will turn it over fast enough. Its only got a 550 cca in it now and might go bigger....
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    Ok then what would cause me not to get any gas in...

    Ok then what would cause me not to get any gas in the cylinders. They are still dry as of now cause i ran my battery dead. I am running a trickle charge on it tonight.
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    ok i checked the timing chain by pulling the...

    ok i checked the timing chain by pulling the valve cover and watched the rocker arms and they moved. While i was at it i made sure both valves were closed while it was sparking and it was good there....
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    the carb was rebuilt before i pulled it into the...

    the carb was rebuilt before i pulled it into the garage. It sat there for about 2 days before i tried to start it. I did not touch anything. it has a blueish white spark. looks like a good spark im...
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    350 Will not star. Has fuel and spark

    My 83 350 will not start but have checked all the plugs for spark and checks good. Has a 650 holley 4 barrel that is freshly rebuilt. I am stumped. The truck turns over fine but doesnt even act like...
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