bought a 1990 T-Bird SC and wont start at all on 1990 Ford Thunderbird SC

was told that it was the inter cooler that needs to be sealed correctly or it wont start is this true ive had the car for 2 years fixing it a bit at a time on my own but stuck on this last bit please help

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first check for spark and fuel pressure