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  1. My 330 on Roids - Final Results
  2. switching drive ratios
  3. Anybody using Pure Power oil filter ?
  4. How much HP to a rack steering system?
  5. IAC response time
  6. SSM#3 drive questions
  7. duo prop?
  8. switching from MEFI-1 to MEFI-3,4a,4b
  9. Mercury smartcraft vs. Livorsi Smartcraft Gauges?
  10. 575's..... 89 Octane?
  11. IMCO to BMAX conversion - question about Steering
  12. It's winter - ur bored - help me out
  13. Bravo compatibility
  14. aftermarket manifolds
  15. How to tell the difference in drives?
  16. 496HO adjustable timing chain/sprocket set
  17. Help!!!! Water in Trim tab Piston
  18. power steering hard at idle
  19. Remote oil cooler install....
  20. gil marine oil cooler
  21. Chad Hill - SS Upper Shaft(Bravo)
  22. Blower on HP 500
  23. 6.2 upgrades
  24. 496 az speed +marine engine upgrade kit?
  25. bbc heads for blowers
  26. EFI525 dyno data anybody?
  27. HP required to beat a cat with a Vee
  28. Baja 23 Outlaw Performance Data
  29. Theory: Blower or SC on heavy boats?
  30. Transom leak, exhaust block off plate?
  31. swap and sell
  32. 420 Mega Blower Rebuild
  33. Finish my 509
  34. Value of Boat??
  35. Odd Dyno results
  36. Auto engin question.
  37. CMI E-tops on a 500 EFI
  38. What Hydraulic Roller Lifters to Run in A Dart Block?
  39. Volvo Penta 496 or not??????
  40. Fuel Pressure Regulator
  41. lab finish Bravo 1 or Mirage plus for top end
  42. Rear Seal Replacement without removing crank?
  43. bmax
  44. I can never win!!
  45. Stellings drive shaft cushion
  46. CMI 496 Sport Tube Install
  47. check my engine builders cam choice
  48. Theory ... water flow
  49. computer help
  50. cam drive water pumps
  51. Bravo 3 Xr
  52. Merc 6
  53. Switchin corsa quick and quiet to captains call
  54. Trim Tab Indicator Install
  55. thoughts and opinions pantera or sunsation
  56. T sat housing
  57. Pre Lubers
  58. used 500efi vs 502/496 & upgrade now
  59. Cam timing
  60. Volvo DPX drives, Yes or no??
  61. Boat sales tax
  62. steering cable
  63. Enough batteries???
  64. SCE Titan Copper headgaskets ?
  65. 500 hp specs
  66. Flame Arrestor Labeling
  67. What cam ?
  68. Which exhaust flange gasket?
  69. Fuel Pump Advice Needed:
  70. Cam specs for 650cid Donovan?
  71. Dash Harness
  72. supercharging 454 mag
  73. Water Reversion
  74. 500hp carb to 525 EFI??
  75. 38 Fever Drive Set-up
  76. salt water and my new trailer
  77. New 731 Roller or get a Custom Grind?
  78. tall decks
  79. 500 Efi Whipple 2.3
  80. Cockpit Flooring?
  81. Muffler removal = H.P. gain??
  82. It's Cam Time!
  83. 454 / Alpha FWC retrofit
  84. T-Stat Housings
  85. Who Makes The Better Cam
  86. Where to run Water pressure line on 496HO
  87. Melting Intercoolers
  88. 454 mains bolt torque
  89. Bravo Alignment Tool
  90. When to Freshen Up 525's
  91. Need powdercoating info
  92. Optimum air / fuel ratio for marine engine
  93. Bravo I to XR
  94. trim come back here !!!
  95. EMI or lightning headers?
  96. EMI or thunder marine headers?
  97. Comments on Scaarb 33 AVS
  98. 500 hp refresh and build up
  99. Help with new boat choice, ?? Scaarb, Top Gun????
  100. Mass Flo efi system
  101. Valve spring install help.
  102. ?? on steppedhull vs non stepper
  103. Motion 30 /Spectre 30
  104. connecting rods
  105. Gaffrig Guages
  106. sEA WATER PUMP DRIVEN FUEL PUMP
  107. Distributor Gear
  108. hydraulic steering too slow
  109. Main Bearing high performance or standard
  110. Rinda Diacom and Innovate LM-1 Survey
  111. Need Vinyl Decal Replacement
  112. 496 base with HO computer
  113. How hard to install a Retro Roller Cam?
  114. Scratched Headers- What can be done?
  115. two stage water pump
  116. Speed Limits on ICW
  117. 540 to 572 How much Boost?
  118. Need SHADOW CAT help (T2X)
  119. What Blower belt for a BBC, 8/71, w/intercooler
  120. check this out, tell me what you think?
  121. engine block I.D help
  122. Ron Potter ?
  123. compairing out drives
  124. need decals for my opti
  125. Hone finish question
  126. #3 speedmaster question
  127. new raw water impeller..now difficulty priming
  128. Sea pump pressure
  129. Timing 454 Mag MPI
  130. steering hub?
  131. Looking for performance exhaust/headers..source?
  132. Cobra 357 Sea Viper
  133. Overboard dumps
  134. Best price for 496 ho
  135. power steering
  136. Blower Cam Advice and Help!
  137. Cam choice help
  138. Dumb question about steering
  139. Where NOT to buy marine parts.
  140. 502 Dimensions
  141. Flame Arrestors???
  142. Shrader valve size?
  143. Washer sequence for Ziegler Hydraulic Steering
  144. Donovan Aluminum block
  145. Water pump question
  146. I Found Out I Am Having A Boy
  147. Coupler ?
  148. Marry Christmas from New Zealand Guys
  149. 496/cmi/coarsa/whipples
  150. Bravo/Blackhawk parts interchangeability
  151. 26' Ex-Race Boat - anyone recoginize
  152. Procharger Rolloff Hesitation and Fuel PSI
  153. Gen 6 guys...roller lifters
  154. BlackHawk, good or bad??
  155. Max timing for 496
  156. Thermal barrier coatings
  157. Trim Tab rams Needed
  158. HP losses from Bravo 1X drive
  159. Engine block temp
  160. Arneson Rocker Plates???
  161. 525 MAP Sensors
  162. 496 H.O. Buildup
  163. Huge problem with 5200
  164. Slip ?
  165. Trailer Plug Wiring Colours-help Please
  166. Got the BMAX's mounted
  167. How Much !!!!
  168. 29 Scarab Question
  169. 500hp to 525's swap
  170. Merc 496 GURU Question
  171. #6 SSM Tool Set
  172. Looking for a used Bravo Gimbal Housing
  173. Fuel rail question
  174. Gimble ring rebuild
  175. Black Thunder
  176. Guess at HP gains from HP500 carb/intake package
  177. good battery location???
  178. 6.2 Horizon upgrades
  179. Shipping cost of a Motor.
  180. Lavey Craft 24 w Ilmore 625
  181. Bravo gear oil- where to buy a case/bulk?
  182. Can you change the rotation of 5.7 Mercruiser?
  183. Excalibur Hull ID Location
  184. # 4 drives ???
  185. Mobil 1 302 oil filter
  186. Spark Plugs
  187. Performance Question
  188. Hydraulic Helm question
  189. Engine Hatch Miror??
  190. Source for an Escape Hatch
  191. Conventional oil for break in
  192. Is there an upgrade from bennett tabs?
  193. Best clamp on mufflers
  194. IMCO Extreme to BMAX conversion question
  195. reporting and resizing heads- how much hp gain?
  196. Corsa Q&Q Exhaugst question
  197. Water mixed with the oil ?
  198. offshore x box games ?
  199. Senders for K planes
  200. Mixing S/S fittings with Bronze
  201. Anyone know of a windshield fabricator near St Louis
  202. Minor out drive dillema
  203. 280 or 380 k plane
  204. What Heads And Cam For Procharged 454
  205. merc 150
  206. engine coatings
  207. How much hp are 496's efi's good for
  208. Anyone got HP 500 intake
  209. Lake of the Ozarks Engine Builder
  210. swim step
  211. Cam Selection Help
  212. MPI mag wont start (#@%*@ing Thing)
  213. What parts to get?
  214. How much HP with this Combo?
  215. Shortened life of a 525 w/ a Whipple?
  216. lower unit shine
  217. Putting an EFI Whipple on an NA HP500
  218. Does anybody know what the name off the
  219. Difference between these two MPI/EFI intakes?
  220. 600SCi Upgrades
  221. Octane Boost.....
  222. Need a oil Pump Pickup Tube for 502
  223. 454/330 Compression Ratio
  224. Best motor package for $30000.
  225. Engine Builder - Greensboro Nc Area.
  226. Gibson Exhaust Turn Downs
  227. Trs Swap
  228. oil temp sender
  229. looking for info on a Monza hx-24
  230. Does anybody use rear plate style motor mounts?
  231. Hp 500 Rebuild
  232. Mesa Needs help with stolen #5s
  233. More SBC questions
  234. Stereo - wiring for 6 speakers?
  235. Headers ?
  236. Flywheel removal
  237. aftermarket marine parts?? fuel injection
  238. shorty on 25 daytona.
  239. Supercharging...Bigger injectors and a 2 bar MAP sensor
  240. Twin blower for wedge heads
  241. Stern Drive Installer
  242. 454 400/330 swap
  243. Drive Showers For TRS
  244. Bravo 1 question
  245. HELP HELP HELP 557CI PISTONS 4.375 stroke
  246. Ouch, need to re-build 400 sbc
  247. Flame Arrestors VS air cleaner????
  248. Injector size in a stock 500 EFI?
  249. Phone # for McGard that mngfr of sterndrive lock nut...
  250. TRS trim cylinder rams
  251. Air conditioning duct material
  252. Want to do trim tabs for Scarab 22
  253. Preparing to build a 502
  254. Who makes the best fuel tanks
  255. 575's w/ intercoolers by whipple
  256. Whipple charger question (525's)
  257. Shop Vacs
  258. 1999 Baja 29 project
  259. Anyone know the part number for ARP...
  260. parts reqd to switch from late to early style sbc's
  261. Any One Know Who Does Media Blasting In Sarasota-tampa?
  262. digital to analog box for 525
  263. MSD Crank Trigger Wheel Thickness?
  264. Sheet metal Intake manifold
  265. Reversion Question
  266. Trim Solenoid Help??
  267. Gas overflowing
  268. Bravo Modification
  269. Drake exhaust headers
  270. Aircraft wiring on a 500 EFI?
  271. Help with SBC identity
  272. Help, i lost the bolts to my hood on my 72 chevelle
  273. X dimension ponderings...
  274. #6 wet sumps, what kind of oil?
  275. Bowtie Small block heads
  276. Taylor Wires. Any tips on how to assemble?
  277. Whipple service
  278. WEBER carb?
  279. fountain executioner hinges
  280. 15yrs, 1100hrs, time for carb service?
  281. EFI Technology ECU reprograming
  282. ECU reprogramming
  283. Making lines for Mercury trim pumps
  284. question on early style SBC flywheels
  285. Imco Oil Change
  286. Globe blue impellers for the 496??
  287. Did your early 496 lose power after merc reprogrammed it for you???
  288. paging Big Block Billy
  289. Sterling Heads
  290. Bravo rebuild spec?
  291. 1986 Merc 350 (260HP) to 300-310 HP HELP
  292. Antifreeze 496
  293. After Market Heads?
  294. Autotron software
  295. Any Snap-On Reps
  296. EFI Upgrade Kit
  297. XR coupler ????'s
  298. Any good mobile boat mechanics in the Tampa Bay area?
  299. 2000 34' Powerquest Viper
  300. steering pulley size??
  301. KAAMA, 540's in my future
  302. meaningless rfi and gage fyi
  303. why not buy...............
  304. 454 stroked to a 489
  305. must have for garage
  306. 1" bravo Spacers
  307. Sea Strainer Installation
  308. merlin big block lifters.
  309. Fuel leak at carb inlet
  310. Power Steering Cooler?
  311. Bravo 1 muffs
  312. purging water from the 496 cooling system
  313. CMI Sport Tubes - Down turned vs. straight
  314. 502 Build Up
  315. mercruiser perfect sealant ??
  316. Any1 heard of a Switzer
  317. Drive Lube
  318. Mechanical gauge lines
  319. Boat Trailer Protection
  320. CMI Unitops and 502s
  321. Bravo rebuilding guru's ????
  322. messy 496HO spin on oil filter change
  323. Will a pair of HP500 GIL Manifolds fit a Merc. 454?
  324. SBC Cam Question
  325. Found why we breaking rockers
  326. Water pickups?
  327. plumbing fuel system
  328. alarm codes for 525 merc ?
  329. Quicknomad, can't reply to your PM!!??
  330. Aluminum Heads on Cast Iron Block
  331. Drawer Liners?
  332. paging nashpda
  333. oil cooler recomendation
  334. ECM Mods
  335. Procharger TekTalk
  336. Iron Eagle Heads Build Recomendations
  337. Gil Exhaust
  338. Help, I need a Gen 6 injector!
  339. Whipple or procharger for 7.4
  340. metal dust in oil
  341. Drive pump solenoid?
  342. Stroking an HP500 to a 540.
  343. #6 Swept back skegs
  344. Alternator problem/dead batteries....
  345. Mark IV fuel pump sprung a leak
  346. engine builder says gear drine
  347. MPI to Carb ??
  348. 525 shut down ?
  349. Filter/Breather?
  350. SBC Serpentine Belt Conversion
  351. GM 502 Piston Replacement
  352. What should piston to wall clearance be
  353. Help, need computer
  354. Pulling Sadle tanks
  355. Breaking Roller Rockers??????
  356. 496 mag-496h.o.------------------------
  357. Module Identification - How to tell?
  358. Ratcheting wrenches?
  359. HP capabilites of the #2 drive.
  360. Fuel tank question
  361. Looking for Vandy021
  362. 496 improvement options- narrowing choices down
  363. Balancing Rotating Assembly Question??
  364. Out Drive experts : What Kind of drive is this? Off 71 Pachanga
  365. Runing prop with caps removed?
  366. Need Some Help With My Shifter Parts...
  367. Need Good Motor Guy in So. MD
  368. engine room lighting
  369. 1" Bravo Drive Spacer Studs
  370. Merc SBC gurus?
  371. Spark plug type for 502 EFI
  372. Cross-over install
  373. Which Nose Cone
  374. Spark Plug Wires for Mercruiser SB
  375. oil capacity
  376. Oil Temp Sender thread size
  377. Torque Ratings for Optimax
  378. Some supercharger ?'s
  379. 1994 Baja Bandit Question
  380. Shifter replacements
  381. Blower experts please advise fuel system requirements for Procharger M-1
  382. Prop Questions Hydromotive-bravo
  383. Shift interrup 6.2MX
  384. My SBC Upgrades I have settled on. What do you think?
  385. 2" shortie on a 04' 29 fountain?
  386. Can you run two oil coolers in series on a Gen 6 502?
  387. Water Pump
  388. Head, valves, springs, retainers, etc.
  389. Fogging the 496
  390. Pulling The Timing Chain Cover
  391. 502 head bolts?
  392. Drive height, Baja 235 Force
  393. Supercharging ???
  394. dana exhaust
  395. Exhaust Discoloration?
  396. BBC heads Fit 396 ?
  397. Trim Tabs for Scarab 22
  398. Mercruiser Recall (496 MAG)
  399. early fountain executioner
  400. 525efi dead in 85 hours!
  401. engine lift????
  402. 502 Mag MPI cam???
  403. Kaama oil pan help
  404. Does anyone make a better than OEM intake manifold for a 350 EFI Motor?
  405. What to do
  406. upgrade 454 mag carb.
  407. bad main bearing
  408. 2 Pc. Valve Covers
  409. Thunderbolt ign Rev Limiter ?
  410. 496 belt
  411. 300hrs 500 EFI's
  412. Bravo drive guru near Chicago/Rockford
  413. problems with 500efi
  414. Winterizing question - good enough??
  415. Real cheep and easy Mag air intake
  416. Found 400rpm in the 454Mag
  417. Hull blueprinting in Southern California
  418. help 261 liberator
  419. what do you do to kill time
  420. Need a Whipple recipe
  421. Stellings Box--Steering Questions
  422. 502 MAG MPI's to 525's
  423. outdrive lube?
  424. Removing gimble housing studs..
  425. OUTDRIVE "B"ring "O"ut "A"nother "T"housand
  426. HP500 overspeed module??
  427. 496 exhaust needed
  428. sea strainer...
  429. Shock between boat and dock!!
  430. 700 sci
  431. Steering Problems
  432. Help w/577 Carb Motor
  433. Procharge the 454?
  434. Too much torque - Not enough RPMs
  435. Anyone Deal with Titanium Scrap ?
  436. 2 Piece Valvecovers
  437. 454 Mag MPI Oil Capacity?
  438. Help with tunnel tab
  439. Help! 502 motor, low oil pressure, Any ideas?
  440. carbs on 525sc's
  441. Upgrades to 502 MPI's
  442. Is this cam too much for a marine 502?
  443. Pcm ??? for you efi guys
  444. Hand pump for Amsoil Outdrive Oil
  445. MEFI4A ECU Problem- Fuel Pump
  446. Trailer lug torque
  447. Anyone ever try?
  448. Noise in motor/ black oil/water
  449. EFI Losing Prime
  450. Procharger with Eickert Headers
  451. Fountain EXECUTIONER vs LIGHTNING
  452. different winterizing question
  453. Imco Extreme Advantage Sc Drive Questions
  454. Has anyone ordered from 'Stem to Stern' lately?
  455. Cold air intake system for 496 engines can add 8-12% HP.
  456. Exhaust Drain Plugs
  457. Freezing 496 Mag
  458. Auto bilge pump switch
  459. Can slightl worn bravo gimbal assemblies be re-bushed?
  460. 496 mercruiser
  461. Highest compression on 93 octane
  462. who sells old Cusader parts?
  463. Wireless Kill Switch
  464. 575 headache
  465. Rotted Exhaust Bolts ?
  466. EFI Fuel pump dead. Why?
  467. Help Design My Next Motor
  468. Plastic washers and (help me find)...
  469. foot rests
  470. Trying to recover from an engine scam
  471. Quick answer needed: trailer bearing
  472. ECU Reprograming
  473. Bravo propshaft question....Help !!!!!
  474. Which prop
  475. water reversion and muffler tips
  476. 502 ram jet cam
  477. Ext. box question and leaks...
  478. 598 - which heads and cam for 750hp
  479. Gimble bearing came out with drive. Why?
  480. Prop
  481. Anyone need....
  482. Raylar's 496 Exhaust mods??
  483. Looking for Thermostat housing
  484. 500efi rebuilds
  485. stock rods and crank, what HP can they handle
  486. 177 Vs 250 blower, any gaing in HP
  487. M.S.D. starter /savers
  488. Which roller cam for a 575sci rebuild?
  489. Interesting observation
  490. calling Al from Addictive water sports in Tampa, FL
  491. what exactly is resizing rods???
  492. Prop Rotation!?
  493. Steel Crank Turned .040 ?
  494. switching from a mefi3 to mefi4
  495. need some motor input
  496. Riser Gaskets for 496??
  497. How to change thermostat on 496HO?
  498. Noise violations????
  499. blower belt slipping
  500. merc 377 up grades