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  1. Drew Marine Sidewinder
  2. Thermostat's or not?
  3. quick Gen VI block question
  4. Any thoughts here on how to clean the clear plastic on todays vehicle headlights
  5. 28' Cigarette Propeller Recomendations
  6. What do you all think of the M1 procharger for the 500 efi
  7. What is it Worth ??
  8. 86 272 formula prop help?
  9. Bravo 1 has slop in p/s
  10. 502 mpi- keep blowing map sensors
  11. ValvTect Products
  12. Bravo X question....
  13. Mercruiser K Planes 110s
  14. 502 randomly cutting in and out
  15. Thermostat
  16. plug wire ruined?
  17. Fuel tanks, replacement need advice 33' Egg Harbor
  18. Drains in a 454ci carb'd Merc?
  19. racing fuel
  20. Salvage value on a wrecked boat?
  21. HELP! can't find freeze plug on 05 25hp Merc OB
  22. ECM reprogaming
  23. Seawater pump pulley wobbles
  24. Seawater pump pulley wobbles
  25. Fuel pressure drops off idle
  26. HELP HOW TO GET MORE POWER FROM 350 mag
  27. bravo 1 speedo question
  28. Wellcraft Nova II question
  29. Failure Issues with 525's and CMI headers
  30. alignment tool
  31. Fuel Pump
  32. Valve springs (&lifters) for moderate tune-up
  33. GM - 858049 Oval port heads
  34. Freshen motors -- what "really" needs to be done?
  35. Hydro Lock
  36. 496 engine winterizing question ?
  37. Peanut port options
  38. Which headers fit a side mount Whipple?
  39. Oil dilemma -- Need advice please.
  40. Drive fill bottle
  41. Dumb question here!
  42. 575 Idle Question
  43. What will be the result of changing twin to single
  44. Equalizer Anti Sway Weight Distribution Hitch???
  45. OSS Races
  46. 502 EFI top end
  47. 38ZX, 500EFI W/WHIPPLES, Real Speed
  48. 575s
  49. Rear Crossover on intake manifold
  50. Oil and filters
  51. Lovorsi GPS Speedo Stuck???
  52. TRS Flywheel
  53. Cast aluminum BBC gen V r VI oil pan?
  54. BBC PFM EFI supercharger manifold
  55. 575sci vacuum routing to aeromotive f/p regulator
  56. new engine
  57. single gaffrig controls white FS
  58. 496 exhaust how much HP
  59. Exhaust Manifolds already rusting, Warranty?
  60. Need a pictures-Returning engines to stock.....
  61. Flow testing Barry Grant Carb Video
  62. Valve float video
  63. haronic balancers
  64. New Fountain owner
  65. bravo 3 gimball needed
  66. air filters
  67. Livorsi Datatach Prop Slip - Is it worth it?
  68. Bellows question
  69. Rebuilding A Tired VP Engine
  70. Crossover Go-Fast
  71. Can I keep my 496HO from starting?
  72. Hardin Marine cyclone shorty headers/ Gill manifold replacement
  73. RAYLAR, anybody have there kits/motors
  74. Mark IV vs Gen VI Flywheel mounting..
  75. 502 Mag --water in #3 cylinder
  76. Winterizing
  77. Who makes the best cordless impact?
  78. Whipples on 6.2 MPIs & Bravo One
  79. 502 efi upgrade
  80. 496ho procharger
  81. oil filters
  82. 525 CMI , Hose from header to tail pipe ?
  83. how can you marinize an aluminum block
  84. retorque heads
  85. head studs sealers
  86. HP4 Remote filter mounts
  87. Drain plugs...
  88. Oil TSTAT Actuation Temp??
  89. Advice on fuel pump
  90. 4.5" stainless exhaust tips or just stainless pipe
  91. Water Pump 500 EFI
  92. Special thanks to some great supporters....
  93. Brava 1 to Bravo XR
  94. 420 HP cam specs??
  95. Electricaql Help
  96. Piston Failure Modes 101
  97. do i need to run a drive with reverse rotation
  98. Whats the differance
  99. Vinyl Work
  100. Best place for parts?
  101. Help with Diagnosis needed.
  102. khs powerboats
  103. 502 Fuel pump issues
  104. Somebody must know.....
  105. Tear the mutha down
  106. head studs spec.
  107. crane gold roller rockers
  108. Timing Gears for 454's?
  109. XR Drive oil change w/ WPM steering
  110. Hypereutectic w/ Boost
  111. Camming a 598' for endurance and torque
  112. 496 HO's, Procharger, VS. Whipple. VS. Raylar?
  113. CMI ETOP tailpipe conections
  114. Need Cool Fuel Relocation Kit P/N: 861637A
  115. Blower Cam Choice
  116. Best Book or DVD on Transom rebuilds
  117. Hull crack-HELP
  118. 2 speed Marine transmissions
  119. Trim Control Brushes
  120. Mechanical Fuel Pump 500 EFI?
  121. New Interior
  122. How much space is needed?
  123. Fresh Water Flush Kit
  124. Water reversion
  125. smoke / soot from one side of engine?
  126. New 496 slight oil leak
  127. Batteries, isolators, inverters, etc...
  128. Magneto Distributor
  129. Broken pistonrings! what caused this?
  130. what fuel pumps to use??
  131. 496ho procharger
  132. Vinyl Stickers?
  133. J+r Marine Gimbal Repair Or Merc???
  134. mechanical engineer
  135. drive fliud
  136. plug vs drive line gimle
  137. 2000 500 HP w/whipple question
  138. Outboard question for small CC fish boat.
  139. 1996 502 Efi
  140. belt dust
  141. meltdown
  142. 350's to 454's
  143. Gil Exhaust
  144. Tired 454 Magnum
  145. 2" shorty fitment
  146. retrotek??? anyone know?
  147. fluid damper
  148. what size of blower do I need
  149. Idle Air Control Motors
  150. 350 Marnum cam I.D.
  151. Volvo D3 Diesel
  152. How to tell a 454 Mag from 7.4 liter
  153. When to rebuild 525SC motor ???????
  154. need more speed
  155. fuel problem question
  156. Anybody know a formula for this equation???
  157. distributor
  158. need a pair of hp 500 roller cams
  159. How much more horsepower will I get
  160. Latham Marine reservoir adapter
  161. How long is gas good for ?
  162. compression on 2000 500 HP EFI
  163. MEFI 3 and Auto Xray
  164. HP boat security.....
  165. # on Motor , what is it? 525SC ?
  166. 500efi Heads
  167. GM 6.0L small block marine engine
  168. How to winterize a whipple blown motor?
  169. 1990 Scarab 21 Excel 454 Bravo
  170. 502MPI alarm
  171. exhaust questions...
  172. compression test
  173. Tachometer Gremlins
  174. #6 Drives....need advice
  175. power windlass
  176. Merc 525 gaudian mode question
  177. Fountain Questions
  178. How can I fix this? Shift cable housing stuck inside my Bravo bellhousing
  179. 502 MPI rebuild
  180. Need Hp525 Cam
  181. Which way does oil go through the filter? Center out, or outside into center?
  182. 24 volts for my hatch actuator
  183. prop...good buy?
  184. Extension boxes, TRS???
  185. IMCO Steering question
  186. Fuel Tank Pick up
  187. Outdrives, trim out different speeds.
  188. Depth Sounder location
  189. control box trouble
  190. Oil Synthetic or Stock? Marine or not?
  191. Oil Filter for 454 Magnum 1990 Carb??
  192. TRS Trim Cylinders
  193. Acceleraton from blower and carbed motor?
  194. Rock the Bay 2007.
  195. GM's Engine Oil Supplement
  196. Mechanics in Baltimore area?
  197. outboards?
  198. Starboard power steering pump mount BBC??
  199. Stuck Valve ???
  200. CMI E Tops looking for 2 sets
  201. Formula Silent Thunder Ladder
  202. House water pressure
  203. Raw Water Strainer Leaking
  204. 525SC Serial Numbers ???
  205. source for clutch plates
  206. GPS Speedo Install ?
  207. 550 hp 454
  208. Merc 500's.....
  209. Fuel and water pressure connections 454 MAG
  210. Everything but the cam
  211. Secure hoists in Slidell....
  212. Rev Limiter/ MEFI 3 computer question
  213. "Wanted " Holley / Canfields aluminum BBC Head
  214. Bling to the dash
  215. Need bottom injector o-ring/seal in a bad way
  216. Trim tab upgrade
  217. need engine measurement
  218. Onan Gen Set??
  219. trim pump mount
  220. Need 16 Rib B&m / Holley 420 Pulleys
  221. Info on a Kazoo jet boat ?
  222. Merc outboard Tech advice needed
  223. Fogging a EFI
  224. 502 Mag MPI (VST) surges and stalls
  225. Exhaust Tips-?
  226. wierd problem / noise
  227. Does anybody have the EVC spec for the ZZ502 cam?
  228. engine differences, 330, 400, and 420 hp
  229. FasTech Differences
  230. Octane required
  231. where to buy: High flow 140 thermostat?
  232. any info on a '83 20' eagle marine inc boat
  233. Sell platform or install on older boat?
  234. Best Oil for 496 HO's
  235. 454 mag carb ignition module????
  236. Crane 731 or 741
  237. Eliminating TB-V rev limiter??
  238. Volvo Y pipe
  239. 500 EFI Cam Questions
  240. 7.4L mag MPI tops out at 3900 - Troubleshooting?
  241. Distributor
  242. 500HP Question
  243. 496HO Break in
  244. is it water?
  245. Jumpy oil pressure - just rebuilt motor???
  246. Merc overheat codes
  247. Questions for Whipple guys!
  248. Questions for the Engine mastermids???
  249. Low oil pressure
  250. 7.4L Mag MPI RPM / MPH - prop slip?
  251. merc 502 mpi vapour lock ?????
  252. Looking for Bob from austin TX
  253. Replace springs How many hrs?
  254. 70's Magnum Marine
  255. stock 400 cam upgrade question.
  256. Need a Gen 6 502 block
  257. Reversion issue using ZZ502 Cam. Anybody shed some light?
  258. 496 Mag to 496HO
  259. Intake issues, air & coolant leaks
  260. 496ho with CMI exhaust
  261. how many hours before rebiuld on 525
  262. Merc 575 TBI question
  263. Internal tie bar.
  264. Water Crossover with or without bypass??
  265. Larger injectors for 502 mpi
  266. 500 EFI question
  267. 383 longevity question
  268. Gen VI 454 to Dart BIG M Comparison
  269. merc 525 efi motor's need a new home
  270. Does Alpha Drive have enough water pressure?
  271. 496ho or 502??please help
  272. Camshaft for 496 gen7
  273. Raw Fuel from exhaust when we stop...?
  274. milkshake oil and holds 15lbs in crankcase
  275. 496HO v. 525
  276. 496HO v. 525
  277. 454 rebuild question
  278. Battery charger and stereo amps
  279. Procharger help needed...
  280. new or re-manufactured???
  281. Whipple reliability????????
  282. Cougar CUB need info for max performance
  283. speedo problem
  284. 2000, 502 mag minor upgrades
  285. Whipple pulley?
  286. 350 MAG MTI vs 383 MAG MPI
  287. 1987 454 mag 330hp??
  288. GenVI oval intake on MkIV rect heads?
  289. front cover / oil pan seal
  290. Which plugs
  291. no water pressure?
  292. Need 502 Ignition Timing Help
  293. Need power steering pump cap + reservoir
  294. looking for bravo trim cap spanner
  295. trim cap spanner wrench wanted
  296. Pre Lubers
  297. Any Volvo experts? 5.7 Gi vs 5.7 Gxi
  298. Mercruiser 502 Gen VI
  299. Merc 525 EFI Merc 575 SCI
  300. Can I go faster?
  301. First Oil Change
  302. Add on hydraulic steering - what is it?
  303. Dry Sump Benefits?
  304. Vesselview available yet?
  305. which oil pump to use?
  306. Outboard mounting height...
  307. 500 efi to 540 efi conversion ANYONE TRY THIS???
  308. Fitting on lower maniflod?????
  309. windscreen
  310. Best Gauges/ Indicators
  311. Reversion with mild cam???
  312. Identifing an HP500
  313. Steering Problem ??
  314. 575 SCI fuel filter?
  315. Right X-Dimension for 23' Nordic Viking
  316. differance between oils.
  317. problem with Eldebrock carb
  318. gen 6 454 block-1037 gasket question
  319. Silent Thunder Exaust
  320. Lots Of Food, Fun & Prizes< Come On!!!!
  321. Recipe for 800+ Motor
  322. Why not extended tip plugs on S/charger
  323. E-tec vs Verado 250 ???????????
  324. Flushing Bravo 1 with LWP
  325. 500 efi w/whipple life span?
  326. Flexplate Vs. Flywheel......and a stupid question?
  327. Merc575 Spark Arrestor
  328. Fuel Gauge Problem.
  329. spark plugs
  330. Which on board battery charger?
  331. EGT or AFR Gauge and Bung
  332. 502 Mag camshaft
  333. Twin Step Cat X Dimension Positioning.
  334. Quality
  335. Expert Kaama help needed!
  336. Super charger on 454
  337. " IAC Muffler"
  338. Stuck drive rams
  339. Correct trailer tire psi & torque?
  340. Non working GPS speedo
  341. HP increase between SuperChiller/Whipple
  342. Changing axle bearings w/ disc brakes?
  343. T-Bolt IV Question
  344. Where to find Mechanical trim indicators?
  345. Drive Centerline on Single Engine V
  346. merc module timing
  347. Water temp rising and falling
  348. slop in bravo 1
  349. need info on p&d hulls
  350. Engine Flushing
  351. 496 HO engine sound varies
  352. Shallow Water!!
  353. Blower on 500HP
  354. overheating and water in the bilge
  355. over heating problem
  356. Setting points BBC
  357. distributor/cam gear
  358. Belt tension
  359. towing a 29 outlaw
  360. 427BB in a boat??
  361. best oil to use
  362. Did this kill my alterntor?
  363. Bolsters need anchored to the floor better, any ideas?
  364. Stainless Marine HI-TORQUE manifolds
  365. SmartCraft install help
  366. 502 EFI Sudden High Oil pressure
  367. Drive Trim & K-Plane Fluid
  368. watercooled turbo's
  369. Bravo 1, gimble/transom pivot point pic?
  370. 454/MCM Trans/TRS - Died and Won't Turn
  371. Merc Thunderbolt 4 Modules And No Advance.
  372. water pressure questions
  373. Standard vs HP Gimbal
  374. winterizing my I/O
  375. Fuel Pickup Problem
  376. Header Leaking / What to do?
  377. Trident steering hose/reusable fitting
  378. Ran over rope! Won't start :(
  379. 575sci Heads On A 502 Mag
  380. Trim plate moving way too fast
  381. Intercoolers and water pick ups
  382. water problem
  383. WTB: HP Bravo Transom Assembly
  384. Pad bottom. What is it?
  385. 496 Oil Question
  386. BBC distributor upgrade
  387. Timing setting 525efi
  388. Mirage Plus 25p Prorps
  389. What should Fuel Pressure be at WOT?
  390. need to kno what camshaft
  391. Faucet washers for Boat sink
  392. 496 HO Guardian Mode
  393. harmonic damper
  394. 96 carb'd 500's
  395. 502 with a few shake down problems
  396. gps speedo problem
  397. Fuel from Exhaust
  398. How much?
  399. Gear Change Question
  400. Odd issue with 454 mag
  401. Need Help & Parts info
  402. 496 HO mufflers
  403. Ethanol and winterization
  404. 502MagMPI Surging at Idle when Hot
  405. 496 EFI upgrades????
  406. Found 44ft. Open Ocean Hi-Performance boat
  407. Reliability 1075's vs 700's
  408. Starter problems (starting to HATE this boat!)
  409. boat died, what happened ?
  410. manuals
  411. 496 Ho Steady Alarm
  412. marine machine sea strainer lid
  413. 454 Bravo 1 engine overheats on first run only then works fine
  414. Port motor hitting 190 and alarm going off!
  415. torque curve
  416. Testing Fuel Pressure (under load?)
  417. Code reader...
  418. Never seen anything like this.
  419. can you run S/M EXHAUST on a blower
  420. New to boating
  421. Interittent issue WOT
  422. Advantages of Race Fairing?
  423. 525EFI manifold??
  424. pinion nut
  425. Labbed 32 bravo 1
  426. Advance timing
  427. How big is the fuel tank on a 26 ft. American offshore?
  428. 454 Mag. Only running on 5 Cyl.
  429. Engine Alignment
  430. New Temp alarm units for Closed Cooling 454 Mags
  431. distributor vibration?
  432. so should i stay away from 460 ford with omc?
  433. Options for boats to fit in 25' garage
  434. Anyone have a Thunderbolt IV V8-24
  435. Kill switch
  436. plaese help guys waht should i put tomy 1994 formula 382 s
  437. Need diagram Imco elec fuel valve.
  438. SSM6 prop vent kit in need
  439. Bulldog / 7.4L TB-V Ignition Experts; Question
  440. Another water in oil question
  441. Does 500HP=?
  442. What size?
  443. 500 efi running hot HELP
  444. Engine Air Intakes
  445. Seperator filter
  446. 300 Tempest: max RPM on stock engine ???
  447. Aftermarket Couplers?
  448. engine backfire
  449. Oil Cooling
  450. TB-IV Rev Limiters??
  451. K-Planes goes down but not up
  452. Flywheel for 502/454 the same?
  453. Need advice; Top end oiling
  454. Fuel Pumps
  455. Holley 80552 problems
  456. 500 EFI Fuel Filter change:
  457. Lost [email protected] and [email protected] (cruise) Please any ideas?
  458. K-plane trim indicator cables.
  459. Will Headers interchange?
  460. When secondaries open engine dies
  461. Need part number for V8-20 TB IV ignition module..
  462. 496 Broke ?
  463. Hard To Shift Into Forward
  464. Strong Chemical to flush cooling jackets???
  465. Formula 357 power steering cooler mounting ?
  466. Diesel Day Dream?
  467. HP500 taller than 502 MPI
  468. Panama city fun run OCT. 13th
  469. HP Limit for Stock 496 Cast Aluminum Piston?
  470. hp / torque and trimming for speed
  471. What should I do
  472. turbo charged
  473. Oil squirt in Merc. 350 mag.
  474. Best Engine?
  475. Whipplecharger and t-stat
  476. 97 silverado, electric brake hook-up
  477. uneven rpm readings
  478. BBC louvered valve covers
  479. outlaw windscreen
  480. Aluminum Heads Paint or Not?
  481. Pulling outdrive question
  482. Cabin Fan install in 30 Outlaw -questions
  483. 225 Merc OB overheating
  484. How many powerups does it take for an ECU to re-set itself?
  485. Will this valve spring tester work with headers??
  486. Prop Info
  487. How to diagnose broken/weak valve springs...
  488. SAE J2005 and J1970
  489. Extension box or not?
  490. 312 Fastech
  491. Aero Tek With Cavitation/blowout Problem
  492. 525 SC's oil change
  493. cooling problem
  494. New to boating... questions (90' Sunsation Rocket)
  495. Looking at 87 Scarab Panther
  496. new pole
  497. belts
  498. LSX Motor In A Boat
  499. Higher Octane Gas?
  500. 500 efi upgrades