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Engine will turn over, but won't fire.

I just rebuilt a '78 350. I've got compression, spark, fuel & the timing is set. When I hit the ignition it will turn over nicely, & it will "cough" every now & then, but it just will not start!!! What else can I do?

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Hi did you check that when piston one is top dead center at the distributor the rotor is pointing on # one and also are you using carburetor or fuel injection another thing firing order 1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2 the problem your explaining sounds like timing check this and get back to me good luck

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Are you sure you are not off just a tooth? sounds like it is just maybe off a bit

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