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You may be right. Sometimes a starter test doesn't reveal everything. But before you pull the starter, do this quick test. It should confirm if problem is the starter or the ignition switch. When the car won't crank over, pull the small wire off the starter solenoid (on the starter), and check if it has power when key is held in crank position. You need a helper to hold the key in crank. If the wire has power (use a testlight or meter to check for power), and the starter won't crank, pull the starter off for testing or replacement. But if there is no power on the wire when key is held in crank, then it confirms that power is not being transmitted from the switch to the starter. Not to say for sure it is the switch, could also be another part in the path from switch to solenoid (like the neutral safety switch). But more common for the ignition switch to go out first. Either replace the switch or continue testing your start circuit. Post back with results or for further help. Good luck.
When the design of starters (NipponDenso) in these cars fail to crank the engine over they most often make a clicking noise but don't turn the engine over, what you may have going on here is a poor connection at the starter, disconnect the battery negative cable and go under the truck and loosen and then tighten the starter connections, all of them and see if that cures the problem. If that doesn't remove the starter and replace the starter solenoid assembly, it most likely can be purchased separately.
Are your headlights bright or check voltage ar battery with lights on or with someone cranking engine. Cranking not below 10.5 volts. If it is replace battery.Remove terminals on battery and clean. Now go into fuses and replace starter relay with another one in box it usually says spare or remove the same one from another circuit and try cranking engine if it cranks replace relay if it doesn't have someone try to start it and you hit the starter with a hammer hard a few times while it's being cranked if it cranks all of a sudden the starter has a bad armature and needs to be replaced
Get a shim kit for the starter. Disconnect the ignition so it won't start while cranking in the start mode. Start with the thinnest shim between the starter and block. Crank and listen to the starter operation. Add more shims until the starter drive gear engages and disengages without making any wierd binding or grinding noises while cranking the engine.