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  • avatar karjunkie 03/19/09 11:43 am PST

    If I remember correctly, you need to pull the distributor to replace the intake manifold gasket. If so, you may have replaced the distributor incorrectly or have a pinched wire somewhere. I'd go back over the steps taken and make sure you put the distributor back in correctly. It certainly could also be a bad spark plug wire that is shorting against the engine block. I would change the wireset anyway as it is always advisable given the age of the truck.

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  • karjunkie 03/19/09 11:43 am PST

    If I remember correctly, you need to pull the distributor to replace the intake manifold gasket. If so, you may have replaced the distributor incorrectly or have a pinched wire somewhere. I'd go back over the steps taken and make sure you put the distributor back in correctly. It certainly could also be a bad spark plug wire that is shorting against the engine block. I would change the wireset anyway as it is always advisable given the age of the truck.

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