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I have a SBC 350 with hei ignition. The engine will not fire, and i have intermittent, if any spark. I bought a new cap, rotor, control module, coil, spark plugs, and the wires. I have 13V at the distributor. The rotor turns when the engine is cranking. The engine ran fine before i pulled it out of my olds and stuck it into my s10. I dont know if i need to buy a new distributor or what to do. Any suggestions or help would be appreciated.

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Have you replaced the pickup coil? are you certain you reinstalled the ground strap under the coil in the cap when you replaced the coil? you are positive your connecting the power source to the connector that says "Batt"?
have you checked the wires coming out of the module into the cap and made sure none of them are broken? are you certain the wire is still getting fire when the key is fully forward? I ran into this problem one time while the key was fully forward in start position the engine would fire and try to run, the second you released the key back to the "on" position it would shut off. Have you checked the tabs in the distributor cap where the wires from the module plugs in and made sure all are not bent and getting a connection? Lastly are you certain the distributor is getting a good ground internally?
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