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86 jeep commanche wont start after wrong hookup of jumper cables

The guy i got this truck from put jumper cables on it wrong and smoked the starter solenoid and maybe some wires.installed new solenoid and all wires,have checked to be sure that i am getting fire on both sides of all fusible links.replaced module in distributor as well as the cap and rotor,also replaced the coil.i am getting fire to the coil from ignition switch but getting nothing out of the coil.there is another relay of some sort beside the start solenoid and it looks like it had a ground wire going to it that needs replaced,didnt think it was relevant to the problem but really dont know what it does.Is ther anything else that may have been affected,is there an ecm?Help,i dont have any manuals to work with.thanks,Steve

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