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90 F250 wont start. Truck has 460 motor,

It will start once in a great while, Once I heard a click and it fired right up. Not more than 5 min later it died when I tried to move it and wouldn't start back up. I have tried replacing the coil, the module for spark/air/fuel  the one on the drivers fender. Changed wires, it has new plugs, cap, rotor, air filter. I can smell gas, the fuel pump kicks on when key is on. It sucks air in when trying to start. I replaced positive batt. cable to the starter soleniod. I have to jump it now because it killed the batt from trying so many times. It turns over at different speeds, sometimes fast, and other times it seems like its struggling.  The negative terminal was loose and I saw sparks so I tightened it down and it seems fine but I have no idea on where to go from here. Any Ideas would be greatly appreciated.

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