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I replaced my intake manifold gasket on my 1990 chevy s10 pick up with a 4.3L the other day and when i was driving it this morning there was like no pickup it took a bit for it to actually go and get up to speed. I thought the timing might be off but now it won't start at all. i dont think its getting fuel. it started up with ether but then shuts off of course. i didn't know you were supposed to mark the distributer before you took it out. any suggestions if this might be from the intake that i changed? i dont know what to do

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If it starts with ether its not getting fuel check fuel pressur and see if fuel pump is runing you might have not got the wireing harnes for the inj pluged all the way in check that to

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If you did not put distributor back to where it should be then timming may be retarded or advanced. I would start there. Put distributor back to base timming. Put #1 cyl. at top dead center (TDC) remove dist. cap and take notice of were the rotor is pointing. Make sure that it is pointing at #1 on the cap. Further adjustments can be made later with a timming light. You may need to check the rimming specs and procceedure once you get to this point but base timming first. Good luck

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