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My 98 Chevy 1500 Pickup and I need help.

Okay well I have hot rodded it a little first wrong thing. However, now i can't get my truck to start. . I guess you can call it chase, anyway my buddy turned down a dirt road that I didn't know was dirt and I went right behind him. well first mistake when i hit it i started join sideways but when i was trying to stop fishtailing and get straight again my truck ran up a tavern thing and high centered (thank goodness it did roll with me and my friend in it) but it tore my like little under bumper or shield thing off and it was behind my truck well thats the first thing. Then my friend traded trucks to go to her boyfriends and my boyfriend came to mine and they were doing whatever me and my bf left to go drive around so I decided to take back ways around because this town has A LOT of dirt like roads anyway full of water and i went through them and stuff and then my friends boyfriend came and was following us we got to allsup's and traded again we were following then I played a trick on boys and turned around and left them. well on my way back to town I was hearing some sort of a noise and it wasn't really a ticking noise though but I can't fully describe it either. and it never made that noise before it purrs like a kitten. Anyway I found a spot that had light and parked downtown and shut off the truck to look at it. my friend said she smelled something like it was almost burning and then I did I figured one I over heated or two it was just like a muddy kinda smell. But I couldn't figure out what it was and we wound up having to tow it home. my friends boyfriend figured it was the battery got wet at first so we put on some jumper cables. but its starts but it, i don't know almost knocks the engine around i guess? but not like that. then it will finally go over, but when i pressed the gas it shut right back off again. so we knew it wasn't the battery. then someone said something bout my distributor cap. I had dad look at it but he hasn't quite had time... I just hope this is fixable, my stupid mistakes costed my my favorite truck that was once my granddads. and it honey had like 30,000 miles on it when I got it... So its in really good shape kept now. And I really need to know what I need to do Is it fixable. and what not. ideas on what to look at and stuff...

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Okay well I have hot rodded it a little first wrong thing. However, now i can't get my truck to start. . I guess you can call it chase, anyway my buddy turned down a dirt road that I didn't know was dirt and I went right behind him. well first mistake when i hit it i started join sideways but when i was trying to stop fishtailing and get straight again my truck ran up a tavern thing and high centered (thank goodness it did roll with me and my friend in it) but it tore my like little under bumper or shield thing off and it was behind my truck well thats the first thing. Then my friend traded trucks to go to her boyfriends and my boyfriend came to mine and they were doing whatever me and my bf left to go drive around so I decided to take back ways around because this town has A LOT of dirt like roads anyway full of water and i went through them and stuff and then my friends boyfriend came and was following us we got to allsup's and traded again we were following then I played a trick on boys and turned around and left them. well on my way back to town I was hearing some sort of a noise and it wasn't really a ticking noise though but I can't fully describe it either. and it never made that noise before it purrs like a kitten. Anyway I found a spot that had light and parked downtown and shut off the truck to look at it. my friend said she smelled something like it was almost burning and then I did I figured one I over heated or two it was just like a muddy kinda smell. But I couldn't figure out what it was and we wound up having to tow it home. my friends boyfriend figured it was the battery got wet at first so we put on some jumper cables. but its starts but it, i don't know almost knocks the engine around i guess? but not like that. then it will finally go over, but when i pressed the gas it shut right back off again. so we knew it wasn't the battery. then someone said something bout my distributor cap. I had dad look at it but he hasn't quite had time... I just hope this is fixable, my stupid mistakes costed my my favorite truck that was once my granddads. and it honey had like 30,000 miles on it when I got it... So its in really good shape kept now. And I really need to know what I need to do Is it fixable. and what not. ideas on what to look at and stuff...
It sounds to me like the cat is dying, or is dead.

Now go back and read your post and if you can make any sense out of it, let us know.

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Last time I high centered a pickup truck, I crushed the exhaust ( offroading a stock Ranger )... Crushed exhaust will cause the cat to run hot, and the engine to not run well... That was a hard read
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well if you went through a lot of water the engine may just be wet, let it sit overnight and see what happens. ive gone through some water myself and had some problems. but for future reference if your gonna do any type of muddin, avoid the water, especially if its your everyday driver

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Well See I have let it sit for a couple days now but Ill try it again. And sorry bout it not making sense. . I'm not a great writer. but It made sense to me.. hAHA
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It sounds to me like the cat is dying, or is dead.

Now go back and read your post and if you can make any sense out of it, let us know.

OH! Welcome to the site, we love to help when we can understand what we are told.

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Bob, I'll have to admit that my brain hurts after reading that. Have someone read that aloud to you. Sounds like a good dialogue for a comedy show. Big Al
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....yea, I guess...
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I really like it when Gracie sings White Rabbitt!!!!
Good fades dont die,they just truck away!
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