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1988 300zx tried the battery cables, they are good. i can push start the car no problem. i don't know much about ignition, could be that? i appreciate the input and ideas. i just didn't want to spend a lot of money to fix it, if it was something easy.

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The ignition wouldn't likely cut power as soon as you switch the key to start. Also, does power return when you let the key return to the "Run" position from the "Start" position?
Did you check the connections to the starter itself? They may be grounding out. If so, try tightening them up, and as well, trace the wires to make sure no insulation has scraped or melted off of those wires.

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