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I rebuilt the whole top of my engine in my 74 cadillac coupe deville--472 engine...when i put everything back, i replaces the battery, starter and solenoid, cables are new and clean. and i didnt touch the distributor, new spark plugs and wires, but i go to start the car and the engine turns slowy as if the something is binded...could this be a improperly mounted alternator?

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Remove the spark plugs and turn the engine over.It should spin fast a freely. If not that thrust washer tothe cam may have been installed backwards if you had removed it

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