Check to make sure grounding strap is still connected between engine anf
frame and that all connections are tight and clean.
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> Hello, I was wondering if anyone might be able to help me diagnose this
> I recently had the distributor replaced in my '54 Chevy pickup. It was
> running just peachy until the other day, when I tried to start it and got
> absolutely nothing. No sounds, no cranking, nothing. Figuring the
> battery just died, I tried jump-starting from my car -- all I got was a
> thunk. Not entirely sure what to do, I tried attaching the jumper cables
> from the car so that the positive cable went to the positive post on the
> starter, and the negative cable went to ground on the truck frame.
> Turning the key then got the starter to crank, but the engine still
> wouldn't fire.
> I'm a little brain-fried now, and would appreciate any suggestions as to
> what to check next.
> Tim Lloyd, firstname.lastname@example.org
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