Car over heated now wont start. Backfires when attempting to start

Tiny
ICEBOX
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  • 1988 CHEVROLET CAVALIER
  • 175 MILES
I was driving home the other day when my car over heated. I stopped immediately to check it out. Now car wont start. When I turn key seems like sometimes its going to start, then has a small back fire but wont start.
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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 3:11 PM

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Tiny
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Scan for codes, check fuel pressure and check to see if timing chain has jumped.
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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 3:25 PM
Tiny
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Timing prolly jumped, and blown headgaskets, check oil dispstick for any whitish colors.
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Monday, March 26th, 2012 AT 8:30 PM

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