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Old 10-02-2003, 10:47 AM
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Angry My BABY wont Start !!!

So I decided to swap my cam for an LT-4 upgrade on my '94 Z-28, with that, A new set of Lifters were gonna be included in my Project... I finally got around to taking all the components off the Block needed for this project... Anyway, I've had the car on Jack Stands for almost 2 months now, realizing that I have too many bills and I cant buys the parts at the moment...Not even off EBAY !
Now I need my car to get to work, because Im tired of hitching rides, I put all the parts back together exactly how I took them off, but now my BABY wont start !!! What did I do wrong ?

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Old 10-02-2003, 11:42 AM
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You did not post what all you took off.
If the components are good, and it is in time and your getting fire and fuel it should start.

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From the intake to the lifters, water pump, opti spark, radiator, A/C, Although, I think I didnt put every Lifter in the same slot...Could that be the problem...If it is Why?? Can you tell me the consequences...
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Old 10-02-2003, 12:13 PM
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Not enough specifics,
Are they roller or flat lifters? Rollers wont make any diff. But a flat bottom lifter should go back on the lobe it came off of, or the cam will probably go flat .How ever that will not keep it from starting.

How did you set the lifters? How did you set the timing? Did you use new plugs?

It`s hard enough to diagnose even knowing all that you have done without being there.

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As per your pm, you have to install the timing chain and gear exactly in time with the crankshaft. or it will never start.
if this is the case you can damage the valves.

It must be in time, the lifters must be set right, and the dist. must be in time.

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Distributor, timing chain, lifter adjustment and of course gas in the tank.





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