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 Post subject: now it wont start
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:24 am 
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my 1500 fwd which has been laid up for 25 years wont start. its been started regularly and i've had it out this last week everyday. i bought a new 38ah battery and put it on yesterday and now it wont start. it just keeps turning over but wont fire up. could this be connected to the battery?


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 Post subject: Re: now it wont start
PostPosted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 7:49 am 
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Unlikely if the engine is turning over.
Do dials etc come to life?

Then it is on to std stuff. Start with is there a spark at the plugs.....

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Driving Toledo fitted with slant 4, sprint OD box and axle. Needs fettling!


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