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I have replaced the spark plug wires and distributor cap as well as the voltage regulator and ignition coil. The engine will crank but I checked the spark plug and there is no spark. It's a 390 ThunderBird V8.
Does anyone have any idea what I should check next?
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Yep.... the Points gotta open too.... Not too much and not too little... Make sure the points lead is hoked up under the dizzy cap....



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Sure Norcal, but there ain't no spark so it really don't matter as of yet....
 

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For what it's worth, my '63 (with a fairly new 390 crate engine) wouldn't start this past spring. It would kick a bit, but wouldn't start. Checked everything (or so I thought). It was running a bit rough when I parked it in the fall, but didn't think anything of it. Turned out that the pin holding the distributor gear was broken. I got a spark every now and again, but not enought to "run." I was unable to troubleshoot the problem myself, so I had to have it looked at by a "professional." Took him about 5 minutes to find the problem.
 
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