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I have a 1983 Blazer/Jimmy (full size). I just finished swapping out the old 305 and putting in a new 350 GM crate motor. I have everything re-connected, wires,dis,alt,starter,belts,hoses etc. This past weekend (7/1/10) I tried to start it up for the first time since the engine swap and there is nothing, no sound from the starter, no cranking.....nothing. The only response I get from the truck is the battery gauge, which drops when the ignition is turned to the "start" position. I marked everything (wires) and took pictures of most everything before disassembly begun, the truck also has a new battery. Any help would be appreciated.

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Mu guess is you have a bad connection somewhere, try benchtesting the starter, if all is good then somewhere you are loosing contact

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