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  1. IMCO Extreme to BMAX conversion question
  2. reporting and resizing heads- how much hp gain?
  3. Corsa Q&Q Exhaugst question
  4. Water mixed with the oil ?
  5. offshore x box games ?
  6. Senders for K planes
  7. Mixing S/S fittings with Bronze
  8. Anyone know of a windshield fabricator near St Louis
  9. Minor out drive dillema
  10. 280 or 380 k plane
  11. What Heads And Cam For Procharged 454
  12. merc 150
  13. engine coatings
  14. How much hp are 496's efi's good for
  15. Anyone got HP 500 intake
  16. Lake of the Ozarks Engine Builder
  17. swim step
  18. Cam Selection Help
  19. MPI mag wont start (#@%*@ing Thing)
  20. What parts to get?
  21. How much HP with this Combo?
  22. Shortened life of a 525 w/ a Whipple?
  23. lower unit shine
  24. Putting an EFI Whipple on an NA HP500
  25. Does anybody know what the name off the
  26. Difference between these two MPI/EFI intakes?
  27. 600SCi Upgrades
  28. Octane Boost.....
  29. Need a oil Pump Pickup Tube for 502
  30. 454/330 Compression Ratio
  31. Best motor package for $30000.
  32. Engine Builder - Greensboro Nc Area.
  33. Gibson Exhaust Turn Downs
  34. Trs Swap
  35. oil temp sender
  36. looking for info on a Monza hx-24
  37. Does anybody use rear plate style motor mounts?
  38. Hp 500 Rebuild
  39. Mesa Needs help with stolen #5s
  40. More SBC questions
  41. Stereo - wiring for 6 speakers?
  42. Headers ?
  43. Flywheel removal
  44. aftermarket marine parts?? fuel injection
  45. shorty on 25 daytona.
  46. Supercharging...Bigger injectors and a 2 bar MAP sensor
  47. Twin blower for wedge heads
  48. Stern Drive Installer
  49. 454 400/330 swap
  50. Drive Showers For TRS
  51. Bravo 1 question
  52. HELP HELP HELP 557CI PISTONS 4.375 stroke
  53. Ouch, need to re-build 400 sbc
  54. Flame Arrestors VS air cleaner????
  55. Injector size in a stock 500 EFI?
  56. Phone # for McGard that mngfr of sterndrive lock nut...
  57. TRS trim cylinder rams
  58. Air conditioning duct material
  59. Want to do trim tabs for Scarab 22
  60. Preparing to build a 502
  61. Who makes the best fuel tanks
  62. 575's w/ intercoolers by whipple
  63. Whipple charger question (525's)
  64. Shop Vacs
  65. 1999 Baja 29 project
  66. Anyone know the part number for ARP...
  67. parts reqd to switch from late to early style sbc's
  68. Any One Know Who Does Media Blasting In Sarasota-tampa?
  69. digital to analog box for 525
  70. MSD Crank Trigger Wheel Thickness?
  71. Sheet metal Intake manifold
  72. Reversion Question
  73. Trim Solenoid Help??
  74. Gas overflowing
  75. Bravo Modification
  76. Drake exhaust headers
  77. Aircraft wiring on a 500 EFI?
  78. Help with SBC identity
  79. Help, i lost the bolts to my hood on my 72 chevelle
  80. X dimension ponderings...
  81. #6 wet sumps, what kind of oil?
  82. Bowtie Small block heads
  83. Taylor Wires. Any tips on how to assemble?
  84. Whipple service
  85. WEBER carb?
  86. fountain executioner hinges
  87. 15yrs, 1100hrs, time for carb service?
  88. EFI Technology ECU reprograming
  89. ECU reprogramming
  90. Making lines for Mercury trim pumps
  91. question on early style SBC flywheels
  92. Imco Oil Change
  93. Globe blue impellers for the 496??
  94. Did your early 496 lose power after merc reprogrammed it for you???
  95. paging Big Block Billy
  96. Sterling Heads
  97. Bravo rebuild spec?
  98. 1986 Merc 350 (260HP) to 300-310 HP HELP
  99. Antifreeze 496
  100. After Market Heads?
  101. Autotron software
  102. Any Snap-On Reps
  103. EFI Upgrade Kit
  104. XR coupler ????'s
  105. Any good mobile boat mechanics in the Tampa Bay area?
  106. 2000 34' Powerquest Viper
  107. steering pulley size??
  108. KAAMA, 540's in my future
  109. meaningless rfi and gage fyi
  110. why not buy...............
  111. 454 stroked to a 489
  112. must have for garage
  113. 1" bravo Spacers
  114. Sea Strainer Installation
  115. merlin big block lifters.
  116. Fuel leak at carb inlet
  117. Power Steering Cooler?
  118. Bravo 1 muffs
  119. purging water from the 496 cooling system
  120. CMI Sport Tubes - Down turned vs. straight
  121. 502 Build Up
  122. mercruiser perfect sealant ??
  123. Any1 heard of a Switzer
  124. Drive Lube
  125. Mechanical gauge lines
  126. Boat Trailer Protection
  127. CMI Unitops and 502s
  128. Bravo rebuilding guru's ????
  129. messy 496HO spin on oil filter change
  130. Will a pair of HP500 GIL Manifolds fit a Merc. 454?
  131. SBC Cam Question
  132. Found why we breaking rockers
  133. Water pickups?
  134. plumbing fuel system
  135. alarm codes for 525 merc ?
  136. Quicknomad, can't reply to your PM!!??
  137. Aluminum Heads on Cast Iron Block
  138. Drawer Liners?
  139. paging nashpda
  140. oil cooler recomendation
  141. ECM Mods
  142. Procharger TekTalk
  143. Iron Eagle Heads Build Recomendations
  144. Gil Exhaust
  145. Help, I need a Gen 6 injector!
  146. Whipple or procharger for 7.4
  147. metal dust in oil
  148. Drive pump solenoid?
  149. Stroking an HP500 to a 540.
  150. #6 Swept back skegs
  151. Alternator problem/dead batteries....
  152. Mark IV fuel pump sprung a leak
  153. engine builder says gear drine
  154. MPI to Carb ??
  155. 525 shut down ?
  156. Filter/Breather?
  157. SBC Serpentine Belt Conversion
  158. GM 502 Piston Replacement
  159. What should piston to wall clearance be
  160. Help, need computer
  161. Pulling Sadle tanks
  162. Breaking Roller Rockers??????
  163. 496 mag-496h.o.------------------------
  164. Module Identification - How to tell?
  165. Ratcheting wrenches?
  166. HP capabilites of the #2 drive.
  167. Fuel tank question
  168. Looking for Vandy021
  169. 496 improvement options- narrowing choices down
  170. Balancing Rotating Assembly Question??
  171. Out Drive experts : What Kind of drive is this? Off 71 Pachanga
  172. Runing prop with caps removed?
  173. Need Some Help With My Shifter Parts...
  174. Need Good Motor Guy in So. MD
  175. engine room lighting
  176. 1" Bravo Drive Spacer Studs
  177. Merc SBC gurus?
  178. Spark plug type for 502 EFI
  179. Cross-over install
  180. Which Nose Cone
  181. Spark Plug Wires for Mercruiser SB
  182. oil capacity
  183. Oil Temp Sender thread size
  184. Torque Ratings for Optimax
  185. Some supercharger ?'s
  186. 1994 Baja Bandit Question
  187. Shifter replacements
  188. Blower experts please advise fuel system requirements for Procharger M-1
  189. Prop Questions Hydromotive-bravo
  190. Shift interrup 6.2MX
  191. My SBC Upgrades I have settled on. What do you think?
  192. 2" shortie on a 04' 29 fountain?
  193. Can you run two oil coolers in series on a Gen 6 502?
  194. Water Pump
  195. Head, valves, springs, retainers, etc.
  196. Fogging the 496
  197. Pulling The Timing Chain Cover
  198. 502 head bolts?
  199. Drive height, Baja 235 Force
  200. Supercharging ???
  201. dana exhaust
  202. Exhaust Discoloration?
  203. BBC heads Fit 396 ?
  204. Trim Tabs for Scarab 22
  205. Mercruiser Recall (496 MAG)
  206. early fountain executioner
  207. 525efi dead in 85 hours!
  208. engine lift????
  209. 502 Mag MPI cam???
  210. Kaama oil pan help
  211. Does anyone make a better than OEM intake manifold for a 350 EFI Motor?
  212. What to do
  213. upgrade 454 mag carb.
  214. bad main bearing
  215. 2 Pc. Valve Covers
  216. Thunderbolt ign Rev Limiter ?
  217. 496 belt
  218. 300hrs 500 EFI's
  219. Bravo drive guru near Chicago/Rockford
  220. problems with 500efi
  221. Winterizing question - good enough??
  222. Real cheep and easy Mag air intake
  223. Found 400rpm in the 454Mag
  224. Hull blueprinting in Southern California
  225. help 261 liberator
  226. what do you do to kill time
  227. Need a Whipple recipe
  228. Stellings Box--Steering Questions
  229. 502 MAG MPI's to 525's
  230. outdrive lube?
  231. Removing gimble housing studs..
  232. OUTDRIVE "B"ring "O"ut "A"nother "T"housand
  233. HP500 overspeed module??
  234. 496 exhaust needed
  235. sea strainer...
  236. Shock between boat and dock!!
  237. 700 sci
  238. Steering Problems
  239. Help w/577 Carb Motor
  240. Procharge the 454?
  241. Too much torque - Not enough RPMs
  242. Anyone Deal with Titanium Scrap ?
  243. 2 Piece Valvecovers
  244. 454 Mag MPI Oil Capacity?
  245. Help with tunnel tab
  246. Help! 502 motor, low oil pressure, Any ideas?
  247. carbs on 525sc's
  248. Upgrades to 502 MPI's
  249. Is this cam too much for a marine 502?
  250. Pcm ??? for you efi guys
  251. Hand pump for Amsoil Outdrive Oil
  252. MEFI4A ECU Problem- Fuel Pump
  253. Trailer lug torque
  254. Anyone ever try?
  255. Noise in motor/ black oil/water
  256. EFI Losing Prime
  257. Procharger with Eickert Headers
  258. Fountain EXECUTIONER vs LIGHTNING
  259. different winterizing question
  260. Imco Extreme Advantage Sc Drive Questions
  261. Has anyone ordered from 'Stem to Stern' lately?
  262. Cold air intake system for 496 engines can add 8-12% HP.
  263. Exhaust Drain Plugs
  264. Freezing 496 Mag
  265. Auto bilge pump switch
  266. Can slightl worn bravo gimbal assemblies be re-bushed?
  267. 496 mercruiser
  268. Highest compression on 93 octane
  269. who sells old Cusader parts?
  270. Wireless Kill Switch
  271. 575 headache
  272. Rotted Exhaust Bolts ?
  273. EFI Fuel pump dead. Why?
  274. Help Design My Next Motor
  275. Plastic washers and (help me find)...
  276. foot rests
  277. Trying to recover from an engine scam
  278. Quick answer needed: trailer bearing
  279. ECU Reprograming
  280. Bravo propshaft question....Help !!!!!
  281. Which prop
  282. water reversion and muffler tips
  283. 502 ram jet cam
  284. Ext. box question and leaks...
  285. 598 - which heads and cam for 750hp
  286. Gimble bearing came out with drive. Why?
  287. Prop
  288. Anyone need....
  289. Raylar's 496 Exhaust mods??
  290. Looking for Thermostat housing
  291. 500efi rebuilds
  292. stock rods and crank, what HP can they handle
  293. 177 Vs 250 blower, any gaing in HP
  294. M.S.D. starter /savers
  295. Which roller cam for a 575sci rebuild?
  296. Interesting observation
  297. calling Al from Addictive water sports in Tampa, FL
  298. what exactly is resizing rods???
  299. Prop Rotation!?
  300. Steel Crank Turned .040 ?
  301. switching from a mefi3 to mefi4
  302. need some motor input
  303. Riser Gaskets for 496??
  304. How to change thermostat on 496HO?
  305. Noise violations????
  306. blower belt slipping
  307. merc 377 up grades
  308. 525SC Mercs Upgrade - Any packages available?
  309. wide band o2
  310. Question about Small Block Exhaust systems. (350/300hp Magnum)
  311. OMC Ignition 90 350 King Cobra
  312. 454 Mag MPI ran great ..... but only to 4000rpm
  313. dirve oil pump
  314. Stabil what's really in it ?
  315. Anodising
  316. Power upgrade
  317. Can someone tell me what this is???
  318. XR drive
  319. Engine upgrade
  320. Reversion Question- Again
  321. char-lynn helm
  322. Marine alternator
  323. Battery Boxes
  324. Bravo 1 X leak - thoughts?
  325. VHF radio with intercon HELP
  326. 525 question
  327. Cooling Questions
  328. KE Roller Rocker Arms - Anybody?
  329. Oil leaking Bravo One
  330. Need spaekers, Help
  331. quick winterizing question
  332. reversion and intake manifolds
  333. throttle/gear shift removal ?
  334. Oil Smell
  335. Parts
  336. Pumping Gas Tanks Dry
  337. zero effort
  338. Need a flywheel for a Mark IV 454 TRS
  339. jetting blower motor
  340. Stock 500 EFI E- tops?
  341. What's it worth?
  342. 496 HO not starting any ideas
  343. Broken Rocker arm adjusting nut-500efi
  344. Do you think this boat on EBAY can do 80MPH?
  345. NEED HOUSTON EFI inboard Volvo MECHANIC
  346. Sema.
  347. What size carb do I need.
  348. Will a 1/2 Ton Chain Fall.....
  349. Merc Outboard Bore Job
  350. 454 Gen IV losing oil pressure
  351. Water proofing cockpit cover
  352. prop wrench
  353. yet another cam/head question..
  354. Help! Rocker Arm Question for 502 Gen 6 (1998)
  355. Over Head Cam ford motor suggestions
  356. Winterizing Question
  357. Mach 1
  358. Sbrt
  359. 502whipple with bravo 1
  360. Bolsters
  361. 496 truck block, What is it worth
  362. Mobil 1 V-Twin
  363. Separating the Bravo lower
  364. Anything specail about SRX MERCRUISER ENGINES
  365. cam choices
  366. Ok, what do I look at next?
  367. Reading Plugs Tech info
  368. msd starter saver
  369. 72 vevet drive
  370. calling Tyler and Raylar ? for you
  371. CMIs - have them fixed or buy new exhaust?
  372. Another winterizing question
  373. Winterization Question
  374. predator marine logo
  375. 496 Exhaust water routing??
  376. Electric vs Mech Fuel Pumps
  377. transom cut out question
  378. Draining EMI thunder exhaust?
  379. 502 efi oil removal?
  380. What do you think about these lower gears..
  381. This just cost me some money!!
  382. 496 engine throttle response ?
  383. Holley Manual Fuel Pump ?
  384. Throttle controls
  385. Sea Water Strainer Question
  386. Winterizing HP525's
  387. Reversion?
  388. Bennett Tabs
  389. B-Max Drive Info?
  390. EFI live
  391. Eldelbrock Air/Fuel Moniter
  392. Mild SBC Upgrades
  393. Holley carb gurus
  394. Looking For Image
  395. 500HP Starting Problems
  396. Merc To Fram Filter Conversion
  397. Can 5psi be reliable on a non-magnum 454?
  398. Lost major power--- Why????
  399. Guesstimates on 502MPI 415HP gain over 330HP
  400. HELP: Engine alignment to Borg Warner Transmission.
  401. 502 Mag
  402. 177 blower on a 502
  403. who knows the differences in a 2006 bravo III vs a 1998
  404. Winterizing ?
  405. 15 Over Bore On Hp 500
  406. Konrad Drives
  407. Trick Access Around Boats on to Boatlifts?
  408. Trick Flushing Techniques While On Lift?
  409. Need a contact # for Mr. Gadgets
  410. How much can stock roler lifters handle
  411. Exhaust Resonators
  412. adding a stand off box
  413. Salt Away ???
  414. Code 81 on scanner - MEFI 4
  415. Suggestions ?
  416. Bravo 1 outdrive with metal shavings on drain plug
  417. CMI headers on 353fastech/496HO's
  418. Starter
  419. 188 heads
  420. GPS Wizards
  421. 190 hrs on H.O. Change to synthetic?
  422. Anyone know the thread size/pitch 4 Bravo?
  423. Anyone have Victory Tabs??
  424. Changing Drive Oil in the Fall
  425. milkshake again
  426. bbc chevy loses voltage
  427. bravo III making noise in forward
  428. New Longblocks, Rebuilt, Remanufactured???
  429. Trs Outdirve Full Of Water
  430. Winter Engine Layup
  431. Inconel valve question ?
  432. 454 mag-450hp with stock cam
  433. fuel/water separator
  434. Toe in n Toe out?????
  435. 454 mag engine miss
  436. TRS Power steering removal
  437. 496 HO's- 425 at the crank or prop???
  438. Rev limiter
  439. Pair of 500 efi's
  440. Looking for opinions on Hydraulic steering set ups.
  441. Trim pump oil
  442. #6 Dry-sump conversion...
  443. 454 4 bolt a mag motor
  444. Merc 454 oil pickup help needed
  445. Adding ITS
  446. Ignition upgrade
  447. speedmaster3 to bravo questions
  448. got my new bravo one and transom today
  449. Bravo engine setup with an Alpha drive?
  450. Another leakdown question
  451. Intake manifold sealant
  452. New 300xs optimax's
  453. Idle question
  454. trim tabs don't go up even
  455. Garboard Brass Drain Fitting?
  456. Should I upgrade?
  457. 496HO hot manifold
  458. 496 Elbow Paint
  459. need a dyno chart 350 mag mpi stock
  460. I Need a trailer
  461. weights of drive oil vs speed of boat
  462. new member new ride
  463. fuse block needed
  464. X dimension
  465. What's my drive?
  466. 241 Libby -Engine Misses - Burnt Valve?
  467. Bad 502 pump gas Piece by Mesa
  468. Oil filter for '96 502 efi
  469. Leakdown test on a cold motor
  470. 509 fuel presure
  471. 29scarab finally getting somewhere.
  472. Edelbrock VS Merlin Intake
  473. Hydraulic Steering Upgrade
  474. Donzi 25 top speed
  475. Wide or narrow band air / fuel meter
  476. Unabashed Gearhead Gnarlyness
  477. To choke or not choke?
  478. CMI Headers/496 HO
  479. Need 16 rib blower belt
  480. poll, how fast will my chevelle be with the new power?
  481. are all bravo couplers the same?
  482. Who does ECU mapping
  483. 496 Oil Filter
  484. Using A/C while on a lift
  485. Marine Vinyl Supplier?
  486. wstsidesrf shoot me a email
  487. How did oil get here?
  488. cool fuel drain plug
  489. I did it to myself and now I need help selecting injectors and fuel mapping
  490. 5.7 GM Marine HP?
  491. Gen V heads on early 454 block
  492. Worth the gain? AFR CNC heads/Crane 731 roller/carb on 454 magnum?
  493. EFI with big cams
  494. Replace Dip Stick?
  495. Steering loose at speed...
  496. 454 Mag Fuel preasure
  497. ECM mefi 1 question
  498. Suggestions on setup
  499. middle floor board rotted
  500. bow lift