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    Hey there, had my Avenger EFI installed for a long while when last week out of the blue, it died while driving & wouldn't restart. Cranks but won't fire up. Wore my battery down troubleshooting, so I charged it up and even with a vehicle jumping it it wouldn't start, specifically it won't spark the plugs. Got a new coil, no fix. Checked fuel pressure, all good.

    Let it sit for a week and went to start it today with a jump, and it fired right up. Idled a bit roughly to about 130° coolant temp and shut down and won't restart again. Battery voltage is low, but my alternator is good, when running I'm at 14.4V. With jump, it cranks at +13V. What could I be looking at here?

    '59 Chevy 1/2 ton Pickup 3" lift (1" body all around, 2" rear suspension) & dual sway bars
    357ci SBC, Vortec heads, 214°/224° @ 0.050 cam/under .050" lift/112° LSA & roller rockers
    2.5" ram horn manifolds, dual 2.25" pipes, H-pipe behind trans, 14" Flowmaster mufflers
    Power steering, tilt column, power disc brakes up front, A/C (Vintage Air kit pending)
    700R4 transmission, 2200 stall, 3.42 limited-slip rear end & 31.5" tires

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    http://forums.holley.com/showthread....5760#post45760 (Scroll down to "Typical No-Start Checks".)
    May God's grace bless you in the Lord Jesus Christ.

    '78 BRONCO: 508" stroker, TFS heads, 11:1 comp ratio, Dominator MPFI & DIS, cold air induction, Spal dual 12" fans/aluminum radiator, dual 3" exhaust/Magnaflow mufflers, Moroso vacuum pump, Accusump, engine oil & trans fluid coolers, 100HP progressive dry direct-port NOS, A/C, LenTech Strip Terminator wide-ratio AOD/2500 RPM converter, 3:1 Atlas II, modified Dana 44/60-lockers-4.10s, hydroboost/4-disc brakes, ram-assist/heim joint steering, Cage long radius arms, traction bars, 4" Skyjacker lift, 35" mud tires

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    I'd look for a loose ground. Andrew

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