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and you are running a point distributer?
ok..with the distributer cap off if you open and close the points with a screw driver,do you see a spark at the points?
you apparently have the wrong power wire to the coil..it seems that you only have a spark in the run position and not the start.
you need to connect the + wire to your coil that was connected to the + of the coil that was factory to the s10
i also have an opinion to give if you dont mind..
it would be a good idea to replace that old point distributor with a hei distributor,,
you can buy a new hei now for around $100,,
with the hei all you need to do is connect one switched + wire to it and you are done
if you dont have the old harness,,the only other place would be from the ignition switch..
use a test light to test the wires and find one that is hot with the switch in the start position, starter turning and also hot in the run position..
i wouldnt think you need a msd,,just a simple stock hei unit is really hard to beat
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