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83 ford ranger carb backfire

I have a frankensteind ford ranger I bought. When I try to accel carb sounds like a ball pin hammer hitting, and won't go anywhere. When I shut the vehicle off it shoots a white puff of smoke out. I am getting fuel to the carb becaue when I pull the filter off it is full. I am no mechanic and I have no help on a minimum budget. I have changed the spark plugs. wires, ignition coil, module, fuel filter, fuel pump,Pcv valve.distributer cap and button. I pulled some of the vacume lines of and feel no suction going on. Carb is from an 87 inline electric carb, motor 83-86. I don't have a timing light to check that any suggestions. Oh when I first try to start it, it will run idle, Then it won't start if after it dies

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