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1989 Ford Mustang Ignition Problem

I am checking on a possible diagnosis for my neighbor who has replaced his ignition components and has fire coming in but not coming out. He is about to pull his hair out.
He has a 5.0l engine.

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I have a 1989 mustang gt with no spark from the coil, but the coil is brand new. My car has the MSD ignition box that runs not the coil and the car will crank, and you can smell gas but when I turn the key to start it there is no spark. Please help I'm going crazy!

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So does he have spark at the distributor but not at the plugs? I'm not sure what you mean by fire coming in but not coming out. I build alot of these cars.

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