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Old 05-21-2011, 01:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guys,

i'm new here, and looking for info and advice. but first a brief history;
I am rebuilding a 66 impala, not a SS originally although now has the spirit and muscle of an SS. The vehicle started as 3 speed 283 car, and is now a 383, 540hp, 580 lbs of torque beast, with a 6 speed manual. Now to my question;

The motor was built and ran on a dyno, approximately 2 years ago. Unfortunately overseas service and life in general has slowed me down from completing the build. I now have the motor installed, and i am dieing to here the motor run. The beast will not start. any suggestions on initial start up would be greatly appreciated.

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Does it have spark, and have you tried to put a table spoon of gas down the carburetor?

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