new battery! head lights work ! rest of car is dead! rpm needle pegged! any solutions?

Asked by Sep 27, 2012 at 05:04 PM about the 1978 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

had to jump my 78 corvette yesterday, car ran good then would not start found out battery was dead, replaced it and
car is still dead.. not sure why??

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IF YOU HAVE NO ELECTRICAL AT ALL WITH A NEW BATTERY, THEN SOME WHERE SOME THING IS NOT CONNECTED. WHICH COULD ALSO BE CREATING A LIVE SHORT. L.IGHTS ARE A DIRECT CONNECT, THE REST IS ALL RELAYS & SWITCHES. TRY YOUR LOCAL SPEED SHOP, IF POSSIBLE THEY WILL HELP YOU WITH THIS.

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