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  1. milkshake oil and holds 15lbs in crankcase
  2. 496HO v. 525
  3. 496HO v. 525
  4. 454 rebuild question
  5. Battery charger and stereo amps
  6. Procharger help needed...
  7. new or re-manufactured???
  8. Whipple reliability????????
  9. Cougar CUB need info for max performance
  10. speedo problem
  11. 2000, 502 mag minor upgrades
  12. Whipple pulley?
  13. 350 MAG MTI vs 383 MAG MPI
  14. 1987 454 mag 330hp??
  15. GenVI oval intake on MkIV rect heads?
  16. front cover / oil pan seal
  17. Which plugs
  18. no water pressure?
  19. Need 502 Ignition Timing Help
  20. Need power steering pump cap + reservoir
  21. looking for bravo trim cap spanner
  22. trim cap spanner wrench wanted
  23. Pre Lubers
  24. Any Volvo experts? 5.7 Gi vs 5.7 Gxi
  25. Mercruiser 502 Gen VI
  26. Merc 525 EFI Merc 575 SCI
  27. Can I go faster?
  28. First Oil Change
  29. Add on hydraulic steering - what is it?
  30. Dry Sump Benefits?
  31. Vesselview available yet?
  32. which oil pump to use?
  33. Outboard mounting height...
  34. 500 efi to 540 efi conversion ANYONE TRY THIS???
  35. Fitting on lower maniflod?????
  36. windscreen
  37. Best Gauges/ Indicators
  38. Reversion with mild cam???
  39. Identifing an HP500
  40. Steering Problem ??
  41. 575 SCI fuel filter?
  42. Right X-Dimension for 23' Nordic Viking
  43. differance between oils.
  44. problem with Eldebrock carb
  45. gen 6 454 block-1037 gasket question
  46. Silent Thunder Exaust
  47. Lots Of Food, Fun & Prizes< Come On!!!!
  48. Recipe for 800+ Motor
  49. Why not extended tip plugs on S/charger
  50. E-tec vs Verado 250 ???????????
  51. Flushing Bravo 1 with LWP
  52. 500 efi w/whipple life span?
  53. Flexplate Vs. Flywheel......and a stupid question?
  54. Merc575 Spark Arrestor
  55. Fuel Gauge Problem.
  56. spark plugs
  57. Which on board battery charger?
  58. EGT or AFR Gauge and Bung
  59. 502 Mag camshaft
  60. Twin Step Cat X Dimension Positioning.
  61. Quality
  62. Expert Kaama help needed!
  63. Super charger on 454
  64. " IAC Muffler"
  65. Stuck drive rams
  66. Correct trailer tire psi & torque?
  67. Non working GPS speedo
  68. HP increase between SuperChiller/Whipple
  69. Changing axle bearings w/ disc brakes?
  70. T-Bolt IV Question
  71. Where to find Mechanical trim indicators?
  72. Drive Centerline on Single Engine V
  73. merc module timing
  74. Water temp rising and falling
  75. slop in bravo 1
  76. need info on p&d hulls
  77. Engine Flushing
  78. 496 HO engine sound varies
  79. Shallow Water!!
  80. Blower on 500HP
  81. overheating and water in the bilge
  82. over heating problem
  83. Setting points BBC
  84. distributor/cam gear
  85. Belt tension
  86. towing a 29 outlaw
  87. 427BB in a boat??
  88. best oil to use
  89. Did this kill my alterntor?
  90. Bolsters need anchored to the floor better, any ideas?
  91. Stainless Marine HI-TORQUE manifolds
  92. SmartCraft install help
  93. 502 EFI Sudden High Oil pressure
  94. Drive Trim & K-Plane Fluid
  95. watercooled turbo's
  96. Bravo 1, gimble/transom pivot point pic?
  97. 454/MCM Trans/TRS - Died and Won't Turn
  98. Merc Thunderbolt 4 Modules And No Advance.
  99. water pressure questions
  100. Standard vs HP Gimbal
  101. winterizing my I/O
  102. Fuel Pickup Problem
  103. Header Leaking / What to do?
  104. Trident steering hose/reusable fitting
  105. Ran over rope! Won't start :(
  106. 575sci Heads On A 502 Mag
  107. Trim plate moving way too fast
  108. Intercoolers and water pick ups
  109. water problem
  110. WTB: HP Bravo Transom Assembly
  111. Pad bottom. What is it?
  112. 496 Oil Question
  113. BBC distributor upgrade
  114. Timing setting 525efi
  115. Mirage Plus 25p Prorps
  116. What should Fuel Pressure be at WOT?
  117. need to kno what camshaft
  118. Faucet washers for Boat sink
  119. 496 HO Guardian Mode
  120. harmonic damper
  121. 96 carb'd 500's
  122. 502 with a few shake down problems
  123. gps speedo problem
  124. Fuel from Exhaust
  125. How much?
  126. Gear Change Question
  127. Odd issue with 454 mag
  128. Need Help & Parts info
  129. 496 HO mufflers
  130. Ethanol and winterization
  131. 502MagMPI Surging at Idle when Hot
  132. 496 EFI upgrades????
  133. Found 44ft. Open Ocean Hi-Performance boat
  134. Reliability 1075's vs 700's
  135. Starter problems (starting to HATE this boat!)
  136. boat died, what happened ?
  137. manuals
  138. 496 Ho Steady Alarm
  139. marine machine sea strainer lid
  140. 454 Bravo 1 engine overheats on first run only then works fine
  141. Port motor hitting 190 and alarm going off!
  142. torque curve
  143. Testing Fuel Pressure (under load?)
  144. Code reader...
  145. Never seen anything like this.
  146. can you run S/M EXHAUST on a blower
  147. New to boating
  148. Interittent issue WOT
  149. Advantages of Race Fairing?
  150. 525EFI manifold??
  151. pinion nut
  152. Labbed 32 bravo 1
  153. Advance timing
  154. How big is the fuel tank on a 26 ft. American offshore?
  155. 454 Mag. Only running on 5 Cyl.
  156. Engine Alignment
  157. New Temp alarm units for Closed Cooling 454 Mags
  158. distributor vibration?
  159. so should i stay away from 460 ford with omc?
  160. Options for boats to fit in 25' garage
  161. Anyone have a Thunderbolt IV V8-24
  162. Kill switch
  163. plaese help guys waht should i put tomy 1994 formula 382 s
  164. Need diagram Imco elec fuel valve.
  165. SSM6 prop vent kit in need
  166. Bulldog / 7.4L TB-V Ignition Experts; Question
  167. Another water in oil question
  168. Does 500HP=?
  169. What size?
  170. 500 efi running hot HELP
  171. Engine Air Intakes
  172. Seperator filter
  173. 300 Tempest: max RPM on stock engine ???
  174. Aftermarket Couplers?
  175. engine backfire
  176. Oil Cooling
  177. TB-IV Rev Limiters??
  178. K-Planes goes down but not up
  179. Flywheel for 502/454 the same?
  180. Need advice; Top end oiling
  181. Fuel Pumps
  182. Holley 80552 problems
  183. 500 EFI Fuel Filter change:
  184. Lost [email protected] and [email protected] (cruise) Please any ideas?
  185. K-plane trim indicator cables.
  186. Will Headers interchange?
  187. When secondaries open engine dies
  188. Need part number for V8-20 TB IV ignition module..
  189. 496 Broke ?
  190. Hard To Shift Into Forward
  191. Strong Chemical to flush cooling jackets???
  192. Formula 357 power steering cooler mounting ?
  193. Diesel Day Dream?
  194. HP500 taller than 502 MPI
  195. Panama city fun run OCT. 13th
  196. HP Limit for Stock 496 Cast Aluminum Piston?
  197. hp / torque and trimming for speed
  198. What should I do
  199. turbo charged
  200. Oil squirt in Merc. 350 mag.
  201. Best Engine?
  202. Whipplecharger and t-stat
  203. 97 silverado, electric brake hook-up
  204. uneven rpm readings
  205. BBC louvered valve covers
  206. outlaw windscreen
  207. Aluminum Heads Paint or Not?
  208. Pulling outdrive question
  209. Cabin Fan install in 30 Outlaw -questions
  210. 225 Merc OB overheating
  211. How many powerups does it take for an ECU to re-set itself?
  212. Will this valve spring tester work with headers??
  213. Prop Info
  214. How to diagnose broken/weak valve springs...
  215. SAE J2005 and J1970
  216. Extension box or not?
  217. 312 Fastech
  218. Aero Tek With Cavitation/blowout Problem
  219. 525 SC's oil change
  220. cooling problem
  221. New to boating... questions (90' Sunsation Rocket)
  222. Looking at 87 Scarab Panther
  223. new pole
  224. belts
  225. LSX Motor In A Boat
  226. Higher Octane Gas?
  227. 500 efi upgrades
  228. Max bore for a "production" 502 block
  229. Idle control - Big cams and carbs
  230. Camshaft recommendations
  231. ECM3 to a 4
  232. Knock sensor ?..HP500 carbed
  233. 502 ci / 454 block ???
  234. 525 SC upgrade
  235. GMPP Ram Jet 502 vs Merc HP500/525 EFI
  236. MPI and morepower
  237. 27' Magnum
  238. State of Shock
  239. HP500 carb metering blocks
  240. Old Style Engine Syncronizer Light
  241. posting my avatar
  242. 496 ho/headers to lean?
  243. Turning props in?
  244. I'm Starting To Think I Should Take Up Basket Weaving
  245. I might be onto something
  246. Tach
  247. Engine cuts out when I hit a wave ???
  248. engine from Bravo to Alpha
  249. 502 Mag MPI, Max tq/hp?
  250. Arneson drives
  251. msd or carb
  252. Who has used non marine msd
  253. WTB- HP500 intake and carb
  254. Carb tuning help
  255. ignition help
  256. Ignition advance curve on 454
  257. Old parts
  258. Pics from Kemah this afternoon
  259. Sea Strainer w/ relief valve?
  260. Bravo One Problem
  261. Replacing Hydrolic Lifters
  262. spun prop
  263. Slow Yamaha 250
  264. Swap Cam with out pulling engine
  265. offset sterndrive
  266. 2 Stage Water Pump
  267. TRS alignment tool
  268. Nose cone, good or bad idea.
  269. how many pumps of grease in a bravo transom ass.?
  270. Oil temp too cold now oil pressure too low
  271. 300 X beeps 4 X's
  272. water wich wiring
  273. What is the CPS.. ??
  274. Walmart Drops Price On Mobil 1
  275. merc 377 scorppins
  276. vapor lock
  277. PCM, wiring ??? (Engine shuts down) ???
  278. good marine upholstry shop in Md. ????
  279. Any USED Plug-in #6 Transom assembly's for sale ??
  280. Deal On MR43T Plugs
  281. Anyone have feed back on Hardin Marine Cyclone Shorty Manifold?
  282. Red Zone Lifters
  283. fresh out of ideas
  284. ECM repaire
  285. Flame arrester
  286. 87 or 89 octaine
  287. Performance of a 260SX Powerquest
  288. emgine surgeing
  289. Emergency 93 Octane gas??
  290. Low Oil Pressure Alarm
  291. Proposing 22 Donzi Any suggestions?
  292. LED's under swim platform
  293. Need pro engine builder help
  294. 525 electric fuel pump help
  295. how many run synthetic oil in there 525's ?
  296. Need advice on this Crane 502 Cam
  297. oil line routing question
  298. Powerquest 320 LSC
  299. New problem
  300. Another fuel pressure problem
  301. 454 efi low oil pressure?
  302. opinions on this boat?
  303. Thanks Tyler Crockett & BBlades
  304. Straight 50w...anybody.
  305. what is trs with berg warrners?,
  306. 496Ho exhaust manifolds/risers F/S
  307. Thunderbolt IV Sensor Wiring
  308. Pulling my hair out, engine misses at 4K...
  309. How Many Feet?
  310. Holley jetting questions
  311. Trim issues
  312. fram hp6A oil filter
  313. ProCharger AW504 intercooler
  314. Chasing water in my oil...
  315. I need scan tool for 496 HO
  316. 502mpi upgrades
  317. Mallory Ignition Boxes
  318. Comp Cams Belt Drive
  319. Anyone have this problem before.......
  320. Carbed 500hp lifter Failure
  321. Dirt in fuel injector?what?
  322. Engine Help w/pics "Valvetrain"
  323. 496 vs 502 upgradeability
  324. Cam break in procedure
  325. What would cause this MELTDOWN in an ALPHA drive??
  326. When to freshen a blower motor
  327. 496 mag problem????
  328. Questions on Motor Oil selection blower motor
  329. Quadrajet Flooding
  330. Holley or Demon carb?
  331. Changing Fuel Filter no gas available to fill
  332. Hp, torque, fuel efficiency, and cruise speed....
  333. Prop Interchangeability
  334. 700SCI Questions
  335. 502 mag mpi serpentine belt layout
  336. 502 intake gasket question - urgent help please!
  337. Gen 6 push rod length
  338. 350 MPI kill switch
  339. circulating pump leaing spitting water
  340. Hull # filled in after repaint of transom. ...
  341. one cylinder no compression?
  342. 496 HO performance/HP upgrade.
  343. Gimble ring
  344. Fuel sender
  345. Check Valve in Fuel tank
  346. Looking for a deal on boat shipping
  347. Supercharged 496 thermostat
  348. WHat would be the effect if the motors were making different horsepower and torque?
  349. kiekhaefer zero effort control diagram
  350. Weird drive issue - I'm stumped!!!
  351. T-stat housing with bypass.
  352. Used Boat ????????????
  353. Borg Warner velvet transmission 72C 1.1 ratio
  354. Used Boat Hours?????????????????????
  355. Leaking water at switchable exhaust - am I the only one?
  356. help 496 ho
  357. OMC King Cobra problem
  358. How does Oil Weight Affect Temperature?
  359. test
  360. Need GGB muffler flappers
  361. Tire dealers???
  362. help again please
  363. Water Pickup>>>>>transom Mount Or Thru Hull...
  364. Depth Finder
  365. Bravo funky growling noise / vibration very minute
  366. help missing
  367. need stereo amp advice for subs
  368. Seeking Used External Hydraulic Steering or External Damper for Alpha
  369. Overheating issue - Flow restriction due to sand?
  370. fuel seperators
  371. High Humidity
  372. Where can I get gear shift link for 300 promax?
  373. Can I use an HEI
  374. Hard starting
  375. Converting windshield to deflector (IMP Eleganza)
  376. Pita
  377. 575SCi fuel return/fuel cooler question
  378. 575's And Flooding..........???
  379. build motor -- or procharge?
  380. Changing Bravo Drive
  381. 1999 502 mag starting and reving issues!!!!
  382. Water in bildge
  383. Any one Know Specs on a Mercury hp 500 Cam
  384. Remove stainless shims with tie-bar?
  385. Stock BBC Oil Oil Pump Cavitation
  386. finally on the water
  387. 502 mpi fuel pump oil change....
  388. TRS Drvie , play in Gimble
  389. Emi 496ho Exhaust Junk
  390. Brass impeller pump - 496ho
  391. Is this a fuel pressure problem?
  392. Running rich
  393. Morse 33C Cable Ends
  394. fuel pressure 500 hp carb
  395. Oil Pressure Question
  396. OMC King Cobra "popping"out of gear
  397. I need 1 set of Stainless Marine Exhaust for a Gen VI 502. Who's got the best price?
  398. 496 Fuel Pressure
  399. Mercruiser MX 6.2 MPI troubles?
  400. Run Time At W.o.t.
  401. How cool should engine run?
  402. gps speedo sending unit mounting
  403. what is this in the reservoir? Milkshake?
  404. Dyno results
  405. Water Impeller questions
  406. PICS...Adding Oil Temp Gauge...A Few Questions
  407. DUAL DOMINATORS ON BLOWER MOTOR-idle too high
  408. Oil Change Question
  409. zz502 rebuild rpm
  410. Steering play on bravo
  411. X Dim
  412. 502 Gen VI Valve Spring Pressure
  413. Motor Guys - Oil Pressure Drop Under High RPM
  414. low fuel pressure on 525 sc's
  415. draft depth
  416. Baltimore Maryland Need a RH 30 Bravo I
  417. 525 Whipple
  418. 2 different #4 drives, and #4 experts ?
  419. World records
  420. Exhaust Mainfold Torque Number?
  421. Prop Help
  422. Motor hours, 700 -1100 too much ????
  423. Lighting Headers
  424. CMI header ?
  425. Challenger Power boats?
  426. Jabsco Brass Sea Pump
  427. Coil circuit or injector circuit on a Mefi-3
  428. Please Help New Boat Owner- Closed Cooling???
  429. Tab replacement?
  430. Filling K-Plane Reservoir
  431. Holley powervalve answers
  432. Valve Adjustment
  433. Rebuilt motor - not hitting high RPM's ..... please help!
  434. Snake Oil For Batteries???
  435. Anyone have a PN exhaust gasket
  436. hard pull to the left
  437. ISO 1991/1992 Merc racing 465 HP 502
  438. 525efi
  439. MSD plug gap
  440. Stringer Repair - 38' Fountain SC
  441. another "thinking about pro-charging" thread
  442. s b c oil pan
  443. Quicksilver Throttles
  444. Need oxygen sensor GURU help interpreting oxygen sensor data
  445. Bravo 1 Pulls Right Coming Off Plane...
  446. Hesitation problem under load 454 Magnum, I need some idea's
  447. Campion Chase
  448. Volvo DPX Outdrive
  449. Motor Guru's..Need help with 496 low oil pressure!!
  450. water pressure
  451. What Are These Things Called?
  452. help- pulleys needed!
  453. How does this setup keep from ingesting water?
  454. 502 fuel injectors
  455. speedometer
  456. erratic oil temp.
  457. Depth finder help please
  458. Which Supercharger is better?
  459. Anybody running wet exhaust on a carbed HP500?
  460. 575 questions
  461. Slippage?? - Help!!!
  462. Oil pressure for 496ho
  463. Wanted - Merc Oil Pan Pickup
  464. Question on Stepped Hulls?
  465. Ignition timing on HP 500 -97 and later?
  466. what is best rpm for top end on 525SC
  467. where to get parts for mechanical trim indicator drive end components
  468. 95 454 Questions
  469. 454 magnum EFI/MP 385 ECU-remapping?
  470. head epecs
  471. New motors Hot on Test stand ...
  472. How can you tell enough oil is getting up top
  473. no power
  474. What causes a serpintine belt to split?
  475. Where did the thread on the Gen V Blue Motor water pump/fuel pump issues go?
  476. Rollback Hour Meter?
  477. 5.7LEfi overheating
  478. trim pump hose through hulls
  479. Places in Md that does boat wraps(grapics)
  480. SCORPIAN 377 POWER?? Boost??
  481. 525EFI Electric Fuel Pump Upgrade?
  482. trailer lug nuts
  483. Online High Performance sites
  484. Need 2.5 Merc power heads
  485. Need picture of mercruiser engine
  486. I Need a #4 SSM
  487. Drive questions
  488. Hey guys looking for
  489. Boat leaking
  490. Stewart warner warning system in a cigg bullet
  491. Electric or Mechanical fuel pressure gauge ?
  492. New engine tach not working......
  493. 502 oil pressure
  494. Lectrotab Actuators?
  495. Oil cooler scorpion engines ?
  496. Polyurethane to Seal Exhasut Cutout in Transom?
  497. Cooling System hose routing. Is this bad ?
  498. Oil Pressure???
  499. Detective needed Overheating one side only?
  500. Mercury seawater/fuel pump