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Take off both the positive and negative terminals on the battery and clean them. 99.0% of the time, symptoms like yours are the result of poor battery or ground connections. You get the click of the starter solenoid, but due to the poor connections there aren't enought amps available to turn the starter over. Plenty of voltage for low-amp things like CDI, etc.

If that doesn't fix it, be sure to crawl under the car and check the ground strap where it connects to the tranny, plus the ground strap from the battery where it connects to the frame.
Mark H. 1987 930, GP White, Wevo shifter, Borla exhaust, stock everything else. The result of a massive Pelicanite good will fire recovery effort. Truely an open book, ready for the slippery slopes to modification.
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