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New battery & starter. Have lights horn radio and all other electrical with key in iniction dash lights up with all instrument lights, when key is fully turned to start truck all lights go dead and voltmeter pegs left.

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Assuming the engine has not siezed, there is a short in the starter circuit. Probably the starter/solenoid, but you can verify. Disconnect the negative battery terminal, then the big red wire from the starter solenoid. Wrap the wire terminal tom prevent shorting, reconnect the battery terminal and try again. If nothing happens this time, replace the starter/solenoid. If short is still present with starter unhooked, trace wire back from starter to find short. Let me know if you have more questions.

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