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1976 Datsun 280z not starting but turning over fine

280z not starting. Turning over fine. Fuel pressure at rail is 38 psi. Spark plugs are firing. Timing is dead on. I hooked up an outside fuel tank and bypassed mine after clearing the lines. Its not a bad gas problem. Took off regulator and tested it - works fine. Cylinder 1 and 2 plugs get black soot (richness problem) after every time turning over. Car started when I took spark plug wire 2 off, and kept taking cylinder 1 wire on and off while turning over engine. Strange. Also, cylinder 2 is filling with gas. Lastly, while turning over the car, 6 liters of fuel passed through the system. This was after I filled the recently flushed lines. Any ideas?

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38 psi is high ??? MMmmm ..regulator... but you need spark check the coil make those plugs arc see them flash ....advance the distributor a lil just a inch ...

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