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94 Ranger 2.3L (TIMING???)

Okay guys I have a 94 ranger 2.3L
Recently replaced all 4 pistons and rings, and all top end gaskets.
Put the engine back in and hooked bac up but still having trouble getting it to start.
I was getting some backfire and suction instead of discharge from the exhaust, which lead me to believe the timing was still off. So I have redone the timing multiple times, lined up all factory marks on all pulleys as well as TDC on the crankshaft and also #1 piston. I was able to eliminate the backfiring but still getting suction from the exhaust and still no start. I have been told that I need to TDC the intake side as well as the exhaust side. If this is true how do I go about doing so??? And also, do the wires from each. coil pack have to go to a certain side? Or does it not matter? What are some other things to look for? Is there anything specific that I maybe missing that needs to be done? HELP PLEASE!!
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