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  1. 500 Efi Whipple 2.3
  2. Cockpit Flooring?
  3. Muffler removal = H.P. gain??
  4. It's Cam Time!
  5. 454 / Alpha FWC retrofit
  6. T-Stat Housings
  7. Who Makes The Better Cam
  8. Where to run Water pressure line on 496HO
  9. Melting Intercoolers
  10. 454 mains bolt torque
  11. Bravo Alignment Tool
  12. When to Freshen Up 525's
  13. Need powdercoating info
  14. Optimum air / fuel ratio for marine engine
  15. Bravo I to XR
  16. trim come back here !!!
  17. EMI or lightning headers?
  18. EMI or thunder marine headers?
  19. Comments on Scaarb 33 AVS
  20. 500 hp refresh and build up
  21. Help with new boat choice, ?? Scaarb, Top Gun????
  22. Mass Flo efi system
  23. Valve spring install help.
  24. ?? on steppedhull vs non stepper
  25. Motion 30 /Spectre 30
  26. connecting rods
  27. Gaffrig Guages
  28. sEA WATER PUMP DRIVEN FUEL PUMP
  29. Distributor Gear
  30. hydraulic steering too slow
  31. Main Bearing high performance or standard
  32. Rinda Diacom and Innovate LM-1 Survey
  33. Need Vinyl Decal Replacement
  34. 496 base with HO computer
  35. How hard to install a Retro Roller Cam?
  36. Scratched Headers- What can be done?
  37. two stage water pump
  38. Speed Limits on ICW
  39. 540 to 572 How much Boost?
  40. Need SHADOW CAT help (T2X)
  41. What Blower belt for a BBC, 8/71, w/intercooler
  42. check this out, tell me what you think?
  43. engine block I.D help
  44. Ron Potter ?
  45. compairing out drives
  46. need decals for my opti
  47. Hone finish question
  48. #3 speedmaster question
  49. new raw water impeller..now difficulty priming
  50. Sea pump pressure
  51. Timing 454 Mag MPI
  52. steering hub?
  53. Looking for performance exhaust/headers..source?
  54. Cobra 357 Sea Viper
  55. Overboard dumps
  56. Best price for 496 ho
  57. power steering
  58. Blower Cam Advice and Help!
  59. Cam choice help
  60. Dumb question about steering
  61. Where NOT to buy marine parts.
  62. 502 Dimensions
  63. Flame Arrestors???
  64. Shrader valve size?
  65. Washer sequence for Ziegler Hydraulic Steering
  66. Donovan Aluminum block
  67. Water pump question
  68. I Found Out I Am Having A Boy
  69. Coupler ?
  70. Marry Christmas from New Zealand Guys
  71. 496/cmi/coarsa/whipples
  72. Bravo/Blackhawk parts interchangeability
  73. 26' Ex-Race Boat - anyone recoginize
  74. Procharger Rolloff Hesitation and Fuel PSI
  75. Gen 6 guys...roller lifters
  76. BlackHawk, good or bad??
  77. Max timing for 496
  78. Thermal barrier coatings
  79. Trim Tab rams Needed
  80. HP losses from Bravo 1X drive
  81. Engine block temp
  82. Arneson Rocker Plates???
  83. 525 MAP Sensors
  84. 496 H.O. Buildup
  85. Huge problem with 5200
  86. Slip ?
  87. Trailer Plug Wiring Colours-help Please
  88. Got the BMAX's mounted
  89. How Much !!!!
  90. 29 Scarab Question
  91. 500hp to 525's swap
  92. Merc 496 GURU Question
  93. #6 SSM Tool Set
  94. Looking for a used Bravo Gimbal Housing
  95. Fuel rail question
  96. Gimble ring rebuild
  97. Black Thunder
  98. Guess at HP gains from HP500 carb/intake package
  99. good battery location???
  100. 6.2 Horizon upgrades
  101. Shipping cost of a Motor.
  102. Lavey Craft 24 w Ilmore 625
  103. Bravo gear oil- where to buy a case/bulk?
  104. Can you change the rotation of 5.7 Mercruiser?
  105. Excalibur Hull ID Location
  106. # 4 drives ???
  107. Mobil 1 302 oil filter
  108. Spark Plugs
  109. Performance Question
  110. Hydraulic Helm question
  111. Engine Hatch Miror??
  112. Source for an Escape Hatch
  113. Conventional oil for break in
  114. Is there an upgrade from bennett tabs?
  115. Best clamp on mufflers
  116. IMCO Extreme to BMAX conversion question
  117. reporting and resizing heads- how much hp gain?
  118. Corsa Q&Q Exhaugst question
  119. Water mixed with the oil ?
  120. offshore x box games ?
  121. Senders for K planes
  122. Mixing S/S fittings with Bronze
  123. Anyone know of a windshield fabricator near St Louis
  124. Minor out drive dillema
  125. 280 or 380 k plane
  126. What Heads And Cam For Procharged 454
  127. merc 150
  128. engine coatings
  129. How much hp are 496's efi's good for
  130. Anyone got HP 500 intake
  131. Lake of the Ozarks Engine Builder
  132. swim step
  133. Cam Selection Help
  134. MPI mag wont start (#@%*@ing Thing)
  135. What parts to get?
  136. How much HP with this Combo?
  137. Shortened life of a 525 w/ a Whipple?
  138. lower unit shine
  139. Putting an EFI Whipple on an NA HP500
  140. Does anybody know what the name off the
  141. Difference between these two MPI/EFI intakes?
  142. 600SCi Upgrades
  143. Octane Boost.....
  144. Need a oil Pump Pickup Tube for 502
  145. 454/330 Compression Ratio
  146. Best motor package for $30000.
  147. Engine Builder - Greensboro Nc Area.
  148. Gibson Exhaust Turn Downs
  149. Trs Swap
  150. oil temp sender
  151. looking for info on a Monza hx-24
  152. Does anybody use rear plate style motor mounts?
  153. Hp 500 Rebuild
  154. Mesa Needs help with stolen #5s
  155. More SBC questions
  156. Stereo - wiring for 6 speakers?
  157. Headers ?
  158. Flywheel removal
  159. aftermarket marine parts?? fuel injection
  160. shorty on 25 daytona.
  161. Supercharging...Bigger injectors and a 2 bar MAP sensor
  162. Twin blower for wedge heads
  163. Stern Drive Installer
  164. 454 400/330 swap
  165. Drive Showers For TRS
  166. Bravo 1 question
  167. HELP HELP HELP 557CI PISTONS 4.375 stroke
  168. Ouch, need to re-build 400 sbc
  169. Flame Arrestors VS air cleaner????
  170. Injector size in a stock 500 EFI?
  171. Phone # for McGard that mngfr of sterndrive lock nut...
  172. TRS trim cylinder rams
  173. Air conditioning duct material
  174. Want to do trim tabs for Scarab 22
  175. Preparing to build a 502
  176. Who makes the best fuel tanks
  177. 575's w/ intercoolers by whipple
  178. Whipple charger question (525's)
  179. Shop Vacs
  180. 1999 Baja 29 project
  181. Anyone know the part number for ARP...
  182. parts reqd to switch from late to early style sbc's
  183. Any One Know Who Does Media Blasting In Sarasota-tampa?
  184. digital to analog box for 525
  185. MSD Crank Trigger Wheel Thickness?
  186. Sheet metal Intake manifold
  187. Reversion Question
  188. Trim Solenoid Help??
  189. Gas overflowing
  190. Bravo Modification
  191. Drake exhaust headers
  192. Aircraft wiring on a 500 EFI?
  193. Help with SBC identity
  194. Help, i lost the bolts to my hood on my 72 chevelle
  195. X dimension ponderings...
  196. #6 wet sumps, what kind of oil?
  197. Bowtie Small block heads
  198. Taylor Wires. Any tips on how to assemble?
  199. Whipple service
  200. WEBER carb?
  201. fountain executioner hinges
  202. 15yrs, 1100hrs, time for carb service?
  203. EFI Technology ECU reprograming
  204. ECU reprogramming
  205. Making lines for Mercury trim pumps
  206. question on early style SBC flywheels
  207. Imco Oil Change
  208. Globe blue impellers for the 496??
  209. Did your early 496 lose power after merc reprogrammed it for you???
  210. paging Big Block Billy
  211. Sterling Heads
  212. Bravo rebuild spec?
  213. 1986 Merc 350 (260HP) to 300-310 HP HELP
  214. Antifreeze 496
  215. After Market Heads?
  216. Autotron software
  217. Any Snap-On Reps
  218. EFI Upgrade Kit
  219. XR coupler ????'s
  220. Any good mobile boat mechanics in the Tampa Bay area?
  221. 2000 34' Powerquest Viper
  222. steering pulley size??
  223. KAAMA, 540's in my future
  224. meaningless rfi and gage fyi
  225. why not buy...............
  226. 454 stroked to a 489
  227. must have for garage
  228. 1" bravo Spacers
  229. Sea Strainer Installation
  230. merlin big block lifters.
  231. Fuel leak at carb inlet
  232. Power Steering Cooler?
  233. Bravo 1 muffs
  234. purging water from the 496 cooling system
  235. CMI Sport Tubes - Down turned vs. straight
  236. 502 Build Up
  237. mercruiser perfect sealant ??
  238. Any1 heard of a Switzer
  239. Drive Lube
  240. Mechanical gauge lines
  241. Boat Trailer Protection
  242. CMI Unitops and 502s
  243. Bravo rebuilding guru's ????
  244. messy 496HO spin on oil filter change
  245. Will a pair of HP500 GIL Manifolds fit a Merc. 454?
  246. SBC Cam Question
  247. Found why we breaking rockers
  248. Water pickups?
  249. plumbing fuel system
  250. alarm codes for 525 merc ?
  251. Quicknomad, can't reply to your PM!!??
  252. Aluminum Heads on Cast Iron Block
  253. Drawer Liners?
  254. paging nashpda
  255. oil cooler recomendation
  256. ECM Mods
  257. Procharger TekTalk
  258. Iron Eagle Heads Build Recomendations
  259. Gil Exhaust
  260. Help, I need a Gen 6 injector!
  261. Whipple or procharger for 7.4
  262. metal dust in oil
  263. Drive pump solenoid?
  264. Stroking an HP500 to a 540.
  265. #6 Swept back skegs
  266. Alternator problem/dead batteries....
  267. Mark IV fuel pump sprung a leak
  268. engine builder says gear drine
  269. MPI to Carb ??
  270. 525 shut down ?
  271. Filter/Breather?
  272. SBC Serpentine Belt Conversion
  273. GM 502 Piston Replacement
  274. What should piston to wall clearance be
  275. Help, need computer
  276. Pulling Sadle tanks
  277. Breaking Roller Rockers??????
  278. 496 mag-496h.o.------------------------
  279. Module Identification - How to tell?
  280. Ratcheting wrenches?
  281. HP capabilites of the #2 drive.
  282. Fuel tank question
  283. Looking for Vandy021
  284. 496 improvement options- narrowing choices down
  285. Balancing Rotating Assembly Question??
  286. Out Drive experts : What Kind of drive is this? Off 71 Pachanga
  287. Runing prop with caps removed?
  288. Need Some Help With My Shifter Parts...
  289. Need Good Motor Guy in So. MD
  290. engine room lighting
  291. 1" Bravo Drive Spacer Studs
  292. Merc SBC gurus?
  293. Spark plug type for 502 EFI
  294. Cross-over install
  295. Which Nose Cone
  296. Spark Plug Wires for Mercruiser SB
  297. oil capacity
  298. Oil Temp Sender thread size
  299. Torque Ratings for Optimax
  300. Some supercharger ?'s
  301. 1994 Baja Bandit Question
  302. Shifter replacements
  303. Blower experts please advise fuel system requirements for Procharger M-1
  304. Prop Questions Hydromotive-bravo
  305. Shift interrup 6.2MX
  306. My SBC Upgrades I have settled on. What do you think?
  307. 2" shortie on a 04' 29 fountain?
  308. Can you run two oil coolers in series on a Gen 6 502?
  309. Water Pump
  310. Head, valves, springs, retainers, etc.
  311. Fogging the 496
  312. Pulling The Timing Chain Cover
  313. 502 head bolts?
  314. Drive height, Baja 235 Force
  315. Supercharging ???
  316. dana exhaust
  317. Exhaust Discoloration?
  318. BBC heads Fit 396 ?
  319. Trim Tabs for Scarab 22
  320. Mercruiser Recall (496 MAG)
  321. early fountain executioner
  322. 525efi dead in 85 hours!
  323. engine lift????
  324. 502 Mag MPI cam???
  325. Kaama oil pan help
  326. Does anyone make a better than OEM intake manifold for a 350 EFI Motor?
  327. What to do
  328. upgrade 454 mag carb.
  329. bad main bearing
  330. 2 Pc. Valve Covers
  331. Thunderbolt ign Rev Limiter ?
  332. 496 belt
  333. 300hrs 500 EFI's
  334. Bravo drive guru near Chicago/Rockford
  335. problems with 500efi
  336. Winterizing question - good enough??
  337. Real cheep and easy Mag air intake
  338. Found 400rpm in the 454Mag
  339. Hull blueprinting in Southern California
  340. help 261 liberator
  341. what do you do to kill time
  342. Need a Whipple recipe
  343. Stellings Box--Steering Questions
  344. 502 MAG MPI's to 525's
  345. outdrive lube?
  346. Removing gimble housing studs..
  347. OUTDRIVE "B"ring "O"ut "A"nother "T"housand
  348. HP500 overspeed module??
  349. 496 exhaust needed
  350. sea strainer...
  351. Shock between boat and dock!!
  352. 700 sci
  353. Steering Problems
  354. Help w/577 Carb Motor
  355. Procharge the 454?
  356. Too much torque - Not enough RPMs
  357. Anyone Deal with Titanium Scrap ?
  358. 2 Piece Valvecovers
  359. 454 Mag MPI Oil Capacity?
  360. Help with tunnel tab
  361. Help! 502 motor, low oil pressure, Any ideas?
  362. carbs on 525sc's
  363. Upgrades to 502 MPI's
  364. Is this cam too much for a marine 502?
  365. Pcm ??? for you efi guys
  366. Hand pump for Amsoil Outdrive Oil
  367. MEFI4A ECU Problem- Fuel Pump
  368. Trailer lug torque
  369. Anyone ever try?
  370. Noise in motor/ black oil/water
  371. EFI Losing Prime
  372. Procharger with Eickert Headers
  373. Fountain EXECUTIONER vs LIGHTNING
  374. different winterizing question
  375. Imco Extreme Advantage Sc Drive Questions
  376. Has anyone ordered from 'Stem to Stern' lately?
  377. Cold air intake system for 496 engines can add 8-12% HP.
  378. Exhaust Drain Plugs
  379. Freezing 496 Mag
  380. Auto bilge pump switch
  381. Can slightl worn bravo gimbal assemblies be re-bushed?
  382. 496 mercruiser
  383. Highest compression on 93 octane
  384. who sells old Cusader parts?
  385. Wireless Kill Switch
  386. 575 headache
  387. Rotted Exhaust Bolts ?
  388. EFI Fuel pump dead. Why?
  389. Help Design My Next Motor
  390. Plastic washers and (help me find)...
  391. foot rests
  392. Trying to recover from an engine scam
  393. Quick answer needed: trailer bearing
  394. ECU Reprograming
  395. Bravo propshaft question....Help !!!!!
  396. Which prop
  397. water reversion and muffler tips
  398. 502 ram jet cam
  399. Ext. box question and leaks...
  400. 598 - which heads and cam for 750hp
  401. Gimble bearing came out with drive. Why?
  402. Prop
  403. Anyone need....
  404. Raylar's 496 Exhaust mods??
  405. Looking for Thermostat housing
  406. 500efi rebuilds
  407. stock rods and crank, what HP can they handle
  408. 177 Vs 250 blower, any gaing in HP
  409. M.S.D. starter /savers
  410. Which roller cam for a 575sci rebuild?
  411. Interesting observation
  412. calling Al from Addictive water sports in Tampa, FL
  413. what exactly is resizing rods???
  414. Prop Rotation!?
  415. Steel Crank Turned .040 ?
  416. switching from a mefi3 to mefi4
  417. need some motor input
  418. Riser Gaskets for 496??
  419. How to change thermostat on 496HO?
  420. Noise violations????
  421. blower belt slipping
  422. merc 377 up grades
  423. 525SC Mercs Upgrade - Any packages available?
  424. wide band o2
  425. Question about Small Block Exhaust systems. (350/300hp Magnum)
  426. OMC Ignition 90 350 King Cobra
  427. 454 Mag MPI ran great ..... but only to 4000rpm
  428. dirve oil pump
  429. Stabil what's really in it ?
  430. Anodising
  431. Power upgrade
  432. Can someone tell me what this is???
  433. XR drive
  434. Engine upgrade
  435. Reversion Question- Again
  436. char-lynn helm
  437. Marine alternator
  438. Battery Boxes
  439. Bravo 1 X leak - thoughts?
  440. VHF radio with intercon HELP
  441. 525 question
  442. Cooling Questions
  443. KE Roller Rocker Arms - Anybody?
  444. Oil leaking Bravo One
  445. Need spaekers, Help
  446. quick winterizing question
  447. reversion and intake manifolds
  448. throttle/gear shift removal ?
  449. Oil Smell
  450. Parts
  451. Pumping Gas Tanks Dry
  452. zero effort
  453. Need a flywheel for a Mark IV 454 TRS
  454. jetting blower motor
  455. Stock 500 EFI E- tops?
  456. What's it worth?
  457. 496 HO not starting any ideas
  458. Broken Rocker arm adjusting nut-500efi
  459. Do you think this boat on EBAY can do 80MPH?
  460. NEED HOUSTON EFI inboard Volvo MECHANIC
  461. Sema.
  462. What size carb do I need.
  463. Will a 1/2 Ton Chain Fall.....
  464. Merc Outboard Bore Job
  465. 454 Gen IV losing oil pressure
  466. Water proofing cockpit cover
  467. prop wrench
  468. yet another cam/head question..
  469. Help! Rocker Arm Question for 502 Gen 6 (1998)
  470. Over Head Cam ford motor suggestions
  471. Winterizing Question
  472. Mach 1
  473. Sbrt
  474. 502whipple with bravo 1
  475. Bolsters
  476. 496 truck block, What is it worth
  477. Mobil 1 V-Twin
  478. Separating the Bravo lower
  479. Anything specail about SRX MERCRUISER ENGINES
  480. cam choices
  481. Ok, what do I look at next?
  482. Reading Plugs Tech info
  483. msd starter saver
  484. 72 vevet drive
  485. calling Tyler and Raylar ? for you
  486. CMIs - have them fixed or buy new exhaust?
  487. Another winterizing question
  488. Winterization Question
  489. predator marine logo
  490. 496 Exhaust water routing??
  491. Electric vs Mech Fuel Pumps
  492. transom cut out question
  493. Draining EMI thunder exhaust?
  494. 502 efi oil removal?
  495. What do you think about these lower gears..
  496. This just cost me some money!!
  497. 496 engine throttle response ?
  498. Holley Manual Fuel Pump ?
  499. Throttle controls
  500. Sea Water Strainer Question