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  1. CMI Unitops and 502s
  2. Bravo rebuilding guru's ????
  3. messy 496HO spin on oil filter change
  4. Will a pair of HP500 GIL Manifolds fit a Merc. 454?
  5. SBC Cam Question
  6. Found why we breaking rockers
  7. Water pickups?
  8. plumbing fuel system
  9. alarm codes for 525 merc ?
  10. Quicknomad, can't reply to your PM!!??
  11. Aluminum Heads on Cast Iron Block
  12. Drawer Liners?
  13. paging nashpda
  14. oil cooler recomendation
  15. ECM Mods
  16. Procharger TekTalk
  17. Iron Eagle Heads Build Recomendations
  18. Gil Exhaust
  19. Help, I need a Gen 6 injector!
  20. Whipple or procharger for 7.4
  21. metal dust in oil
  22. Drive pump solenoid?
  23. Stroking an HP500 to a 540.
  24. #6 Swept back skegs
  25. Alternator problem/dead batteries....
  26. Mark IV fuel pump sprung a leak
  27. engine builder says gear drine
  28. MPI to Carb ??
  29. 525 shut down ?
  30. Filter/Breather?
  31. SBC Serpentine Belt Conversion
  32. GM 502 Piston Replacement
  33. What should piston to wall clearance be
  34. Help, need computer
  35. Pulling Sadle tanks
  36. Breaking Roller Rockers??????
  37. 496 mag-496h.o.------------------------
  38. Module Identification - How to tell?
  39. Ratcheting wrenches?
  40. HP capabilites of the #2 drive.
  41. Fuel tank question
  42. Looking for Vandy021
  43. 496 improvement options- narrowing choices down
  44. Balancing Rotating Assembly Question??
  45. Out Drive experts : What Kind of drive is this? Off 71 Pachanga
  46. Runing prop with caps removed?
  47. Need Some Help With My Shifter Parts...
  48. Need Good Motor Guy in So. MD
  49. engine room lighting
  50. 1" Bravo Drive Spacer Studs
  51. Merc SBC gurus?
  52. Spark plug type for 502 EFI
  53. Cross-over install
  54. Which Nose Cone
  55. Spark Plug Wires for Mercruiser SB
  56. oil capacity
  57. Oil Temp Sender thread size
  58. Torque Ratings for Optimax
  59. Some supercharger ?'s
  60. 1994 Baja Bandit Question
  61. Shifter replacements
  62. Blower experts please advise fuel system requirements for Procharger M-1
  63. Prop Questions Hydromotive-bravo
  64. Shift interrup 6.2MX
  65. My SBC Upgrades I have settled on. What do you think?
  66. 2" shortie on a 04' 29 fountain?
  67. Can you run two oil coolers in series on a Gen 6 502?
  68. Water Pump
  69. Head, valves, springs, retainers, etc.
  70. Fogging the 496
  71. Pulling The Timing Chain Cover
  72. 502 head bolts?
  73. Drive height, Baja 235 Force
  74. Supercharging ???
  75. dana exhaust
  76. Exhaust Discoloration?
  77. BBC heads Fit 396 ?
  78. Trim Tabs for Scarab 22
  79. Mercruiser Recall (496 MAG)
  80. early fountain executioner
  81. 525efi dead in 85 hours!
  82. engine lift????
  83. 502 Mag MPI cam???
  84. Kaama oil pan help
  85. Does anyone make a better than OEM intake manifold for a 350 EFI Motor?
  86. What to do
  87. upgrade 454 mag carb.
  88. bad main bearing
  89. 2 Pc. Valve Covers
  90. Thunderbolt ign Rev Limiter ?
  91. 496 belt
  92. 300hrs 500 EFI's
  93. Bravo drive guru near Chicago/Rockford
  94. problems with 500efi
  95. Winterizing question - good enough??
  96. Real cheep and easy Mag air intake
  97. Found 400rpm in the 454Mag
  98. Hull blueprinting in Southern California
  99. help 261 liberator
  100. what do you do to kill time
  101. Need a Whipple recipe
  102. Stellings Box--Steering Questions
  103. 502 MAG MPI's to 525's
  104. outdrive lube?
  105. Removing gimble housing studs..
  106. OUTDRIVE "B"ring "O"ut "A"nother "T"housand
  107. HP500 overspeed module??
  108. 496 exhaust needed
  109. sea strainer...
  110. Shock between boat and dock!!
  111. 700 sci
  112. Steering Problems
  113. Help w/577 Carb Motor
  114. Procharge the 454?
  115. Too much torque - Not enough RPMs
  116. Anyone Deal with Titanium Scrap ?
  117. 2 Piece Valvecovers
  118. 454 Mag MPI Oil Capacity?
  119. Help with tunnel tab
  120. Help! 502 motor, low oil pressure, Any ideas?
  121. carbs on 525sc's
  122. Upgrades to 502 MPI's
  123. Is this cam too much for a marine 502?
  124. Pcm ??? for you efi guys
  125. Hand pump for Amsoil Outdrive Oil
  126. MEFI4A ECU Problem- Fuel Pump
  127. Trailer lug torque
  128. Anyone ever try?
  129. Noise in motor/ black oil/water
  130. EFI Losing Prime
  131. Procharger with Eickert Headers
  132. Fountain EXECUTIONER vs LIGHTNING
  133. different winterizing question
  134. Imco Extreme Advantage Sc Drive Questions
  135. Has anyone ordered from 'Stem to Stern' lately?
  136. Cold air intake system for 496 engines can add 8-12% HP.
  137. Exhaust Drain Plugs
  138. Freezing 496 Mag
  139. Auto bilge pump switch
  140. Can slightl worn bravo gimbal assemblies be re-bushed?
  141. 496 mercruiser
  142. Highest compression on 93 octane
  143. who sells old Cusader parts?
  144. Wireless Kill Switch
  145. 575 headache
  146. Rotted Exhaust Bolts ?
  147. EFI Fuel pump dead. Why?
  148. Help Design My Next Motor
  149. Plastic washers and (help me find)...
  150. foot rests
  151. Trying to recover from an engine scam
  152. Quick answer needed: trailer bearing
  153. ECU Reprograming
  154. Bravo propshaft question....Help !!!!!
  155. Which prop
  156. water reversion and muffler tips
  157. 502 ram jet cam
  158. Ext. box question and leaks...
  159. 598 - which heads and cam for 750hp
  160. Gimble bearing came out with drive. Why?
  161. Prop
  162. Anyone need....
  163. Raylar's 496 Exhaust mods??
  164. Looking for Thermostat housing
  165. 500efi rebuilds
  166. stock rods and crank, what HP can they handle
  167. 177 Vs 250 blower, any gaing in HP
  168. M.S.D. starter /savers
  169. Which roller cam for a 575sci rebuild?
  170. Interesting observation
  171. calling Al from Addictive water sports in Tampa, FL
  172. what exactly is resizing rods???
  173. Prop Rotation!?
  174. Steel Crank Turned .040 ?
  175. switching from a mefi3 to mefi4
  176. need some motor input
  177. Riser Gaskets for 496??
  178. How to change thermostat on 496HO?
  179. Noise violations????
  180. blower belt slipping
  181. merc 377 up grades
  182. 525SC Mercs Upgrade - Any packages available?
  183. wide band o2
  184. Question about Small Block Exhaust systems. (350/300hp Magnum)
  185. OMC Ignition 90 350 King Cobra
  186. 454 Mag MPI ran great ..... but only to 4000rpm
  187. dirve oil pump
  188. Stabil what's really in it ?
  189. Anodising
  190. Power upgrade
  191. Can someone tell me what this is???
  192. XR drive
  193. Engine upgrade
  194. Reversion Question- Again
  195. char-lynn helm
  196. Marine alternator
  197. Battery Boxes
  198. Bravo 1 X leak - thoughts?
  199. VHF radio with intercon HELP
  200. 525 question
  201. Cooling Questions
  202. KE Roller Rocker Arms - Anybody?
  203. Oil leaking Bravo One
  204. Need spaekers, Help
  205. quick winterizing question
  206. reversion and intake manifolds
  207. throttle/gear shift removal ?
  208. Oil Smell
  209. Parts
  210. Pumping Gas Tanks Dry
  211. zero effort
  212. Need a flywheel for a Mark IV 454 TRS
  213. jetting blower motor
  214. Stock 500 EFI E- tops?
  215. What's it worth?
  216. 496 HO not starting any ideas
  217. Broken Rocker arm adjusting nut-500efi
  218. Do you think this boat on EBAY can do 80MPH?
  219. NEED HOUSTON EFI inboard Volvo MECHANIC
  220. Sema.
  221. What size carb do I need.
  222. Will a 1/2 Ton Chain Fall.....
  223. Merc Outboard Bore Job
  224. 454 Gen IV losing oil pressure
  225. Water proofing cockpit cover
  226. prop wrench
  227. yet another cam/head question..
  228. Help! Rocker Arm Question for 502 Gen 6 (1998)
  229. Over Head Cam ford motor suggestions
  230. Winterizing Question
  231. Mach 1
  232. Sbrt
  233. 502whipple with bravo 1
  234. Bolsters
  235. 496 truck block, What is it worth
  236. Mobil 1 V-Twin
  237. Separating the Bravo lower
  238. Anything specail about SRX MERCRUISER ENGINES
  239. cam choices
  240. Ok, what do I look at next?
  241. Reading Plugs Tech info
  242. msd starter saver
  243. 72 vevet drive
  244. calling Tyler and Raylar ? for you
  245. CMIs - have them fixed or buy new exhaust?
  246. Another winterizing question
  247. Winterization Question
  248. predator marine logo
  249. 496 Exhaust water routing??
  250. Electric vs Mech Fuel Pumps
  251. transom cut out question
  252. Draining EMI thunder exhaust?
  253. 502 efi oil removal?
  254. What do you think about these lower gears..
  255. This just cost me some money!!
  256. 496 engine throttle response ?
  257. Holley Manual Fuel Pump ?
  258. Throttle controls
  259. Sea Water Strainer Question
  260. Winterizing HP525's
  261. Reversion?
  262. Bennett Tabs
  263. B-Max Drive Info?
  264. EFI live
  265. Eldelbrock Air/Fuel Moniter
  266. Mild SBC Upgrades
  267. Holley carb gurus
  268. Looking For Image
  269. 500HP Starting Problems
  270. Merc To Fram Filter Conversion
  271. Can 5psi be reliable on a non-magnum 454?
  272. Lost major power--- Why????
  273. Guesstimates on 502MPI 415HP gain over 330HP
  274. HELP: Engine alignment to Borg Warner Transmission.
  275. 502 Mag
  276. 177 blower on a 502
  277. who knows the differences in a 2006 bravo III vs a 1998
  278. Winterizing ?
  279. 15 Over Bore On Hp 500
  280. Konrad Drives
  281. Trick Access Around Boats on to Boatlifts?
  282. Trick Flushing Techniques While On Lift?
  283. Need a contact # for Mr. Gadgets
  284. How much can stock roler lifters handle
  285. Exhaust Resonators
  286. adding a stand off box
  287. Salt Away ???
  288. Code 81 on scanner - MEFI 4
  289. Suggestions ?
  290. Bravo 1 outdrive with metal shavings on drain plug
  291. CMI headers on 353fastech/496HO's
  292. Starter
  293. 188 heads
  294. GPS Wizards
  295. 190 hrs on H.O. Change to synthetic?
  296. Anyone know the thread size/pitch 4 Bravo?
  297. Anyone have Victory Tabs??
  298. Changing Drive Oil in the Fall
  299. milkshake again
  300. bbc chevy loses voltage
  301. bravo III making noise in forward
  302. New Longblocks, Rebuilt, Remanufactured???
  303. Trs Outdirve Full Of Water
  304. Winter Engine Layup
  305. Inconel valve question ?
  306. 454 mag-450hp with stock cam
  307. fuel/water separator
  308. Toe in n Toe out?????
  309. 454 mag engine miss
  310. TRS Power steering removal
  311. 496 HO's- 425 at the crank or prop???
  312. Rev limiter
  313. Pair of 500 efi's
  314. Looking for opinions on Hydraulic steering set ups.
  315. Trim pump oil
  316. #6 Dry-sump conversion...
  317. 454 4 bolt a mag motor
  318. Merc 454 oil pickup help needed
  319. Adding ITS
  320. Ignition upgrade
  321. speedmaster3 to bravo questions
  322. got my new bravo one and transom today
  323. Bravo engine setup with an Alpha drive?
  324. Another leakdown question
  325. Intake manifold sealant
  326. New 300xs optimax's
  327. Idle question
  328. trim tabs don't go up even
  329. Garboard Brass Drain Fitting?
  330. Should I upgrade?
  331. 496HO hot manifold
  332. 496 Elbow Paint
  333. need a dyno chart 350 mag mpi stock
  334. I Need a trailer
  335. weights of drive oil vs speed of boat
  336. new member new ride
  337. fuse block needed
  338. X dimension
  339. What's my drive?
  340. 241 Libby -Engine Misses - Burnt Valve?
  341. Bad 502 pump gas Piece by Mesa
  342. Oil filter for '96 502 efi
  343. Leakdown test on a cold motor
  344. 509 fuel presure
  345. 29scarab finally getting somewhere.
  346. Edelbrock VS Merlin Intake
  347. Hydraulic Steering Upgrade
  348. Donzi 25 top speed
  349. Wide or narrow band air / fuel meter
  350. Unabashed Gearhead Gnarlyness
  351. To choke or not choke?
  352. CMI Headers/496 HO
  353. Need 16 rib blower belt
  354. poll, how fast will my chevelle be with the new power?
  355. are all bravo couplers the same?
  356. Who does ECU mapping
  357. 496 Oil Filter
  358. Using A/C while on a lift
  359. Marine Vinyl Supplier?
  360. wstsidesrf shoot me a email
  361. How did oil get here?
  362. cool fuel drain plug
  363. I did it to myself and now I need help selecting injectors and fuel mapping
  364. 5.7 GM Marine HP?
  365. Gen V heads on early 454 block
  366. Worth the gain? AFR CNC heads/Crane 731 roller/carb on 454 magnum?
  367. EFI with big cams
  368. Replace Dip Stick?
  369. Steering loose at speed...
  370. 454 Mag Fuel preasure
  371. ECM mefi 1 question
  372. Suggestions on setup
  373. middle floor board rotted
  374. bow lift
  375. Crack in Head
  376. 454 to 496-is it worth it???
  377. 454MagMPI Electrical problem
  378. boost gauge
  379. Anyone have any experience with these Tabs?
  380. 241 liberator
  381. Lightning Damage
  382. gas sender unit
  383. winterizing AC and sinks ?
  384. Anyone have the torque specís for Intake manifold & Head on a 350 Magnum motor?
  385. Why am I too slow?
  386. What limits the amount of boost?
  387. 496 Mag HO Winterization
  388. Beware. Prop Buster.
  389. Anybody have Access or Wisdom on Bosch Fuel pumps ??
  390. Help, lost 800 rpm...
  391. Warning you about Chinese Junk - doing my duty
  392. port side steering
  393. winterize question
  394. Changing to Holley
  395. Marine vs Automotive Head work
  396. Outdrive Lube Pump
  397. motor work by nickerson
  398. Liquid filled compass. What oil?
  399. Need TPS sensor
  400. Are all boat dealers too rich to return phone calls??
  401. what do you guys think of this sbc build for my chevelle?
  402. 35 Fountain
  403. Valve size
  404. tank full or empty over winter with reformulated gas??
  405. Schenatic wanted- wiring two batteries, two engines, shutoff
  406. PLEASE HELP! Pop up cleats
  407. Bravo 1 question
  408. Stupid question about putting boat up for the winter
  409. Compression ratio vs Chamber cc
  410. How Are These Heads ???
  411. 502 low compression
  412. Vibration/ bent shaft?
  413. ??? about stand off box
  414. Shift cable through transom assy.?
  415. Outboard surges, warning lights show
  416. Who is doing 4 - 7 firing order swap.
  417. Metrinch??????????
  418. Model # for this K-plane?
  419. Put drive on and now starter grinds
  420. 496 vs 502
  421. weak link on Imco Extreme drives 1st gen??
  422. 140*F Thermostat for Merc 496
  423. buying new drive, what ratio should i get?
  424. cam specs on 525/exhaust. in a Pachanga
  425. Bravo XR / Engine Overheat
  426. Ignition Module V8-HP advance??
  427. Any gains on stock 7.4L from thru-hull exhaust?
  428. Gil Exhaust
  429. bravo one 4 blade 24p
  430. drive engage question
  431. seawater/fuel pump on Gen VI w/ serpentine setup
  432. boat manufactures
  433. Help need performance shop or person southeast
  434. Pics Of Oil Cooler Rigging
  435. Engine Bearring tech sheet
  436. Oil pan drain plug...thread size?
  437. Blower Question Again
  438. gear drive
  439. BBC Bowtie MarkIV 10051107 Block... Where?
  440. 496 Ho ?
  441. Y-pipe for SB or BB ?
  442. Thru transom/thru prop exhaust ??
  443. 7.4L Carburetor Information Needed
  444. Oil and Water Temps
  445. TRS Parts - Price and Info
  446. TRS set up adapter needed for winterizing
  447. Nose cone or no Nose cone?
  448. Checking fuel pressure ?
  449. Intake Manifold 540, HELP!
  450. How can I protect upolstery this winter
  451. cabin door
  452. Water in bow but not in stern
  453. NEED Delco Electrical Book, REMAN etc... !
  454. Bilge Cleaner
  455. Oil pressure question
  456. What Carb should I use for my 540?
  457. Loss of oil pressure ?????????
  458. EFI gurus
  459. Holley model#/cfm
  460. Trailer needs restoring
  461. Cylinder psi vs load
  462. # 6 drive oil question
  463. Easy question?
  464. Stern Jack help.....
  465. 320 EFI with Alpha SS Jump on it or run the other way?
  466. Correct method for bleeding a full hydro system??
  467. no oil psi no knock
  468. 496 Raw Wtr Pressure Switch brass fitting?
  469. 350/300hp Magnum Blown Head Gasket or what?
  470. Blower motor air/fuel ratios
  471. Whats normal water pressure, stock hp500's
  472. TRS and Speedmaster Lowers
  473. How do I get 300+HP from Merc350/260?
  474. 250 Blower oil
  475. Water Pressure Switch
  476. How much Gear LZube for #6SSM Dry Sump
  477. 5.0 LX Merc engine noise
  478. Water pressure guage question for 496HO
  479. Need a crashbox ID
  480. WOT problem
  481. hp 500 carb'd heads
  482. suggestions please
  483. Help from the engine pros
  484. 496 HO Oil Sender Location?
  485. HELP I think I bent it!!
  486. Merc Racing extended warrantee????
  487. Why no vacuum advance???
  488. Shift question and stainless vs aluminum
  489. Another Oil Thread - 2 Cycle this time
  490. Bravo 1 upper vs. Bravo 2 upper
  491. problem turning on right side
  492. Camshaft dilema. Help me decide where to go next.
  493. 496 Owners: Ever check your intake air temps with a scanner?
  494. IAC bouncing 0 to 1 at idle...
  495. Need info changing from Carbed to Injected?
  496. Scarab P-29 w/ Blackhawk drives and 377 power
  497. Which intake manifold do I need? Vortex?
  498. Outdrive question
  499. outdrive anode
  500. what prop