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Old 10-11-2017, 03:04 AM
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it overheated and blew head gaskets, changed them still wonít start, pulled the plugs- no watercleand it up and still wonít start??$&am Iím my start am I mmissing something do you have to sync the fuel
 
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Old 10-11-2017, 06:29 AM
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Did you move/remove the distributor ? If so yes you need to set the fuel sync. Are you getting spark and fuel pressure?
 
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:13 PM
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Did you move/remove the distributor ? If so yes you need to set the fuel sync. Are you getting spark and fuel pressure?
yes Iíve got your pressure and spark but the truck just wonít start
 
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Old 10-11-2017, 03:49 PM
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How to manually set sync.
Remove negative battery cable.
Pull the drivers side valve cover. Remove the distributor cap, but not the rotor. Remove all wires from the cap. Determine which terminal on the cap is number 1, and mark it CLEARLY, if it's a black cap with yellow paint, just something bright you can see well. Then, turn the engine so that BOTH valves are closed on number one cylinder, this is why I had you remove the valve cover. Once they both look closed, align the timing marks on the harmonic balancer so that the engine sits at TDC. Oh, remove all spark plugs before attempting to turn the engine around by hand. Use a 1.25" socket on a breaker bar, should turn the engine. Make sure the tranny is in neutral as well. Once the timing marks are lined up, go back now, and loosen the distributor hold down clamp. Turn the distributor so that the ROTOR lines up with the number 1 terminal you just marked on the cap. Don't rush it, you can get it basically perfect, and remember, the cap will fit on ONLY ONE WAY, so make sure it is lined up as if it were to go on. Once the rotor is lined up with no1 terminal, then TIGHTEN the distributor hold down clamp WELL. It uses a 1/2" wrench, you can fit a hand down there after you remove the air cleaner, as well as a box wrench or something like that, rachet won't fit, and if it does won't tighten it good enough. Then replace the cap, and all the spark plugs and spark plug wires. DO NOT HOOK UP THE NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE YET! Next, put the key in the ignition and turn it to the "Run" position for 30 seconds, then the to the "start" position for 30 seconds, then back to run for 30 more seconds. Once that is done turn the key to the "Lock" position. Then hook up the negative battery cable, start it up. If you were careful and did it slowly, the fuel sync will be about 0 now, and should be okay to run now, as long as the catalytic converter is either gone or is not clogged. That is the proper way to set it without a scantool.
 
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Old 10-12-2017, 06:24 AM
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Cylinder # 1 on the compression stroke TDC!
 
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