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Changed timing belt and water pump because water pump went out also changed the spark plugs and now after getting everything back together the car is only firing on two plugs.

Timing marks are lined up

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Did you line up the timing marks before removing old belt because if you just took belt off then rolled motor around to line them up there is a good chance you bent some valves

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If you checked all that "sixpack" asked, then it must be timing.
Are you sure it's ok and did the belt get off a tooth, did you re-check the engine timing.

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I hate to assume anything, so allow me to just suggest a couple of things I would check...
1. Are the plug wires in the correct order? Do you know what the firing order is for your vehicle? Do you know the order is on the block as well? You should consult a chilton's manual for your vehicle.

2. Did you make sure to look inside the boot and be sure the contacts are actually contacting the plug cap? If you used the old wires, you might want to check them carefully for breaks or other damage.

3. Did you think to gap your plugs before you put them in? "Pre-gapped" isn't always right, sometimes they get bounced around a bit in handling.

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