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  1. Degreeing cam help
  2. timing chain choice
  3. 502 to 540... need 1 pc. crank
  4. Flame Arrestor Size/ secondary rods
  5. Canvas Snap Tools
  6. Fuel pump mounted on seawater pump - leaking solutions???
  7. Comp cams blower cam
  8. Repower Time
  9. Locking out timing for blower on thunderbolt 4 ignition
  10. Leaking headers - Whats the deal?
  11. Upgrade seawater mounted fuel pump help
  12. Gen6 Cranks
  13. Info needed about Cigarette 30.. ! ! !
  14. Question about new bearings
  15. Best bilge pump & switch??
  16. Do your engine breathers smell?
  17. 1997 scarab scs deadrise
  18. Bearing Identification ??
  19. 454 supercharger
  20. Who has a new or used Merc #6 Transom Assy???
  21. Barry Grant Inline 4 barrel
  22. Difference between X and XR Bravo
  23. B&M 250 Blower Smaller Pulley question
  24. blown motors with a 2 speed tranny??
  25. Who needs a boat lift on the westcoast???
  26. bassett jet boat headers
  27. MSD Ignition ....
  28. New dash panel and gauges
  29. 454 & 496 Match?
  30. 454 to a 489
  31. Water Pressure gauge connection
  32. Arizona Speed And Marine EFI conversion Build up
  33. General Questions
  34. Drive Help - Merc #6 Wet Sump vs. Dry Sump??
  35. Billet flywheel ?
  36. What Battery Charger To Buy?
  37. Oil Is Driving Me Nuts-help
  38. Bravo upper & lower questions
  39. Mounting alpha gen 2 on gen 1 transom
  40. 496HO Overheat Alarm on Hose
  41. Dana Flow Torque Exhaust Manifold + Dana Vortex Exhaust Risers
  42. Speedmaster #3's and #2's TRS's?????
  43. Bravo 1 REDESIGN
  44. What's It Worth ??
  45. Drilling hole in transom of Sonic 31ss??
  46. With All These Exhaust Questions, Help Me With Mine...
  47. anyway to get these out?
  48. best place to purchase all my refresh parts
  49. procharger
  50. Best oil and sparkplugs?
  51. Hull Design???
  52. Would you change anything in this combo? 509 SC Carb
  53. Gaffrig Speedo
  54. Losing coolant above 3500 RPM
  55. Exhaust Blocking Plate question
  56. lightning headers
  57. What cam is this?!
  58. crankshaft .0025 from front to rear ?
  59. Do freeze plugs ever just pop out?
  60. 496HO & Water Pressure
  61. Fuel pressure system initial setting Qustion
  62. What heads for a Whipple project?
  63. cmi E tops
  64. 96' 502 E.F.I. L.H. rotation motor
  65. Active thunder or sonic or 28 sunsation, your pick
  66. Weber carb rebuild
  67. Verifying Fuel Preasure at the rail, needle bouncing all over the place!
  68. another trailer axle question
  69. Lifter Adjustment
  70. CMI Headers
  71. EMI thunders
  72. Carb Fitting
  73. Kieth Eckert Manifolds make more power than CMI Headers
  74. Merin 1-043 heads
  75. foot rest
  76. Yet another winterizing question
  77. emerald coast poker run 2006 video
  78. Need advice converting to thru-hull exhaust
  79. Raising Prop on Bravo 1
  80. Whipple stage 1 system for 496 mag!
  81. Pipe thread sealant?
  82. Bravo III Gear? & Merc 250 HP?
  83. Merc standard steering cable connection???
  84. Drilling a Bravo
  85. Alpha transom assy. vs bravo assy.
  86. Replace spindle on axle
  87. Arneson rocker?
  88. Rudder boat
  89. Engine Starts And Stalls After Sitting For 1 Hour
  90. Options other than Livorsi???
  91. 1988 Bravo 1 Drive
  92. Comp cams magnum lifters 887-16
  93. CRANES new shaft rockers
  94. Raylar BCK-103 Kit Installation
  95. Mercathode, Is it required?
  96. Thanks **** Tryce "Mr. Gadgets"
  97. Teague Custom Marine 1080 Quad Rotor
  98. Small block chevy marine performance book
  99. Any one need a Engine Drive package? 7.4/bravo
  100. Fuel Pressure Gauge??
  101. Tyler Crocket
  102. cmi headers
  103. roller rockers on a 330
  104. Best 1991 502Mag Refresh
  105. Best way to drain water out of my tanks
  106. Having some work done-$$ sound fair?
  107. 496 Mag Surge?
  108. where is garys 32
  109. 500 efi heads and cam
  110. Captains call install questions
  111. Reversing rotation B1
  112. best exhaust manifolds
  113. best way to pressure test exhaust
  114. In-Control Equipment Throtles
  115. Please help with flywheel ID
  116. Best brand of exhaust tips?
  117. My 330 on Roids - Final Results
  118. switching drive ratios
  119. Anybody using Pure Power oil filter ?
  120. How much HP to a rack steering system?
  121. IAC response time
  122. SSM#3 drive questions
  123. duo prop?
  124. switching from MEFI-1 to MEFI-3,4a,4b
  125. Mercury smartcraft vs. Livorsi Smartcraft Gauges?
  126. 575's..... 89 Octane?
  127. IMCO to BMAX conversion - question about Steering
  128. It's winter - ur bored - help me out
  129. Bravo compatibility
  130. aftermarket manifolds
  131. How to tell the difference in drives?
  132. 496HO adjustable timing chain/sprocket set
  133. Help!!!! Water in Trim tab Piston
  134. power steering hard at idle
  135. Remote oil cooler install....
  136. gil marine oil cooler
  137. Chad Hill - SS Upper Shaft(Bravo)
  138. Blower on HP 500
  139. 6.2 upgrades
  140. 496 az speed +marine engine upgrade kit?
  141. bbc heads for blowers
  142. EFI525 dyno data anybody?
  143. HP required to beat a cat with a Vee
  144. Baja 23 Outlaw Performance Data
  145. Theory: Blower or SC on heavy boats?
  146. Transom leak, exhaust block off plate?
  147. swap and sell
  148. 420 Mega Blower Rebuild
  149. Finish my 509
  150. Value of Boat??
  151. Odd Dyno results
  152. Auto engin question.
  153. CMI E-tops on a 500 EFI
  154. What Hydraulic Roller Lifters to Run in A Dart Block?
  155. Volvo Penta 496 or not??????
  156. Fuel Pressure Regulator
  157. lab finish Bravo 1 or Mirage plus for top end
  158. Rear Seal Replacement without removing crank?
  159. bmax
  160. I can never win!!
  161. Stellings drive shaft cushion
  162. CMI 496 Sport Tube Install
  163. check my engine builders cam choice
  164. Theory ... water flow
  165. computer help
  166. cam drive water pumps
  167. Bravo 3 Xr
  168. Merc 6
  169. Switchin corsa quick and quiet to captains call
  170. Trim Tab Indicator Install
  171. thoughts and opinions pantera or sunsation
  172. T sat housing
  173. Pre Lubers
  174. used 500efi vs 502/496 & upgrade now
  175. Cam timing
  176. Volvo DPX drives, Yes or no??
  177. Boat sales tax
  178. steering cable
  179. Enough batteries???
  180. SCE Titan Copper headgaskets ?
  181. 500 hp specs
  182. Flame Arrestor Labeling
  183. What cam ?
  184. Which exhaust flange gasket?
  185. Fuel Pump Advice Needed:
  186. Cam specs for 650cid Donovan?
  187. Dash Harness
  188. supercharging 454 mag
  189. Water Reversion
  190. 500hp carb to 525 EFI??
  191. 38 Fever Drive Set-up
  192. salt water and my new trailer
  193. New 731 Roller or get a Custom Grind?
  194. tall decks
  195. 500 Efi Whipple 2.3
  196. Cockpit Flooring?
  197. Muffler removal = H.P. gain??
  198. It's Cam Time!
  199. 454 / Alpha FWC retrofit
  200. T-Stat Housings
  201. Who Makes The Better Cam
  202. Where to run Water pressure line on 496HO
  203. Melting Intercoolers
  204. 454 mains bolt torque
  205. Bravo Alignment Tool
  206. When to Freshen Up 525's
  207. Need powdercoating info
  208. Optimum air / fuel ratio for marine engine
  209. Bravo I to XR
  210. trim come back here !!!
  211. EMI or lightning headers?
  212. EMI or thunder marine headers?
  213. Comments on Scaarb 33 AVS
  214. 500 hp refresh and build up
  215. Help with new boat choice, ?? Scaarb, Top Gun????
  216. Mass Flo efi system
  217. Valve spring install help.
  218. ?? on steppedhull vs non stepper
  219. Motion 30 /Spectre 30
  220. connecting rods
  221. Gaffrig Guages
  222. sEA WATER PUMP DRIVEN FUEL PUMP
  223. Distributor Gear
  224. hydraulic steering too slow
  225. Main Bearing high performance or standard
  226. Rinda Diacom and Innovate LM-1 Survey
  227. Need Vinyl Decal Replacement
  228. 496 base with HO computer
  229. How hard to install a Retro Roller Cam?
  230. Scratched Headers- What can be done?
  231. two stage water pump
  232. Speed Limits on ICW
  233. 540 to 572 How much Boost?
  234. Need SHADOW CAT help (T2X)
  235. What Blower belt for a BBC, 8/71, w/intercooler
  236. check this out, tell me what you think?
  237. engine block I.D help
  238. Ron Potter ?
  239. compairing out drives
  240. need decals for my opti
  241. Hone finish question
  242. #3 speedmaster question
  243. new raw water impeller..now difficulty priming
  244. Sea pump pressure
  245. Timing 454 Mag MPI
  246. steering hub?
  247. Looking for performance exhaust/headers..source?
  248. Cobra 357 Sea Viper
  249. Overboard dumps
  250. Best price for 496 ho
  251. power steering
  252. Blower Cam Advice and Help!
  253. Cam choice help
  254. Dumb question about steering
  255. Where NOT to buy marine parts.
  256. 502 Dimensions
  257. Flame Arrestors???
  258. Shrader valve size?
  259. Washer sequence for Ziegler Hydraulic Steering
  260. Donovan Aluminum block
  261. Water pump question
  262. I Found Out I Am Having A Boy
  263. Coupler ?
  264. Marry Christmas from New Zealand Guys
  265. 496/cmi/coarsa/whipples
  266. Bravo/Blackhawk parts interchangeability
  267. 26' Ex-Race Boat - anyone recoginize
  268. Procharger Rolloff Hesitation and Fuel PSI
  269. Gen 6 guys...roller lifters
  270. BlackHawk, good or bad??
  271. Max timing for 496
  272. Thermal barrier coatings
  273. Trim Tab rams Needed
  274. HP losses from Bravo 1X drive
  275. Engine block temp
  276. Arneson Rocker Plates???
  277. 525 MAP Sensors
  278. 496 H.O. Buildup
  279. Huge problem with 5200
  280. Slip ?
  281. Trailer Plug Wiring Colours-help Please
  282. Got the BMAX's mounted
  283. How Much !!!!
  284. 29 Scarab Question
  285. 500hp to 525's swap
  286. Merc 496 GURU Question
  287. #6 SSM Tool Set
  288. Looking for a used Bravo Gimbal Housing
  289. Fuel rail question
  290. Gimble ring rebuild
  291. Black Thunder
  292. Guess at HP gains from HP500 carb/intake package
  293. good battery location???
  294. 6.2 Horizon upgrades
  295. Shipping cost of a Motor.
  296. Lavey Craft 24 w Ilmore 625
  297. Bravo gear oil- where to buy a case/bulk?
  298. Can you change the rotation of 5.7 Mercruiser?
  299. Excalibur Hull ID Location
  300. # 4 drives ???
  301. Mobil 1 302 oil filter
  302. Spark Plugs
  303. Performance Question
  304. Hydraulic Helm question
  305. Engine Hatch Miror??
  306. Source for an Escape Hatch
  307. Conventional oil for break in
  308. Is there an upgrade from bennett tabs?
  309. Best clamp on mufflers
  310. IMCO Extreme to BMAX conversion question
  311. reporting and resizing heads- how much hp gain?
  312. Corsa Q&Q Exhaugst question
  313. Water mixed with the oil ?
  314. offshore x box games ?
  315. Senders for K planes
  316. Mixing S/S fittings with Bronze
  317. Anyone know of a windshield fabricator near St Louis
  318. Minor out drive dillema
  319. 280 or 380 k plane
  320. What Heads And Cam For Procharged 454
  321. merc 150
  322. engine coatings
  323. How much hp are 496's efi's good for
  324. Anyone got HP 500 intake
  325. Lake of the Ozarks Engine Builder
  326. swim step
  327. Cam Selection Help
  328. MPI mag wont start (#@%*@ing Thing)
  329. What parts to get?
  330. How much HP with this Combo?
  331. Shortened life of a 525 w/ a Whipple?
  332. lower unit shine
  333. Putting an EFI Whipple on an NA HP500
  334. Does anybody know what the name off the
  335. Difference between these two MPI/EFI intakes?
  336. 600SCi Upgrades
  337. Octane Boost.....
  338. Need a oil Pump Pickup Tube for 502
  339. 454/330 Compression Ratio
  340. Best motor package for $30000.
  341. Engine Builder - Greensboro Nc Area.
  342. Gibson Exhaust Turn Downs
  343. Trs Swap
  344. oil temp sender
  345. looking for info on a Monza hx-24
  346. Does anybody use rear plate style motor mounts?
  347. Hp 500 Rebuild
  348. Mesa Needs help with stolen #5s
  349. More SBC questions
  350. Stereo - wiring for 6 speakers?
  351. Headers ?
  352. Flywheel removal
  353. aftermarket marine parts?? fuel injection
  354. shorty on 25 daytona.
  355. Supercharging...Bigger injectors and a 2 bar MAP sensor
  356. Twin blower for wedge heads
  357. Stern Drive Installer
  358. 454 400/330 swap
  359. Drive Showers For TRS
  360. Bravo 1 question
  361. HELP HELP HELP 557CI PISTONS 4.375 stroke
  362. Ouch, need to re-build 400 sbc
  363. Flame Arrestors VS air cleaner????
  364. Injector size in a stock 500 EFI?
  365. Phone # for McGard that mngfr of sterndrive lock nut...
  366. TRS trim cylinder rams
  367. Air conditioning duct material
  368. Want to do trim tabs for Scarab 22
  369. Preparing to build a 502
  370. Who makes the best fuel tanks
  371. 575's w/ intercoolers by whipple
  372. Whipple charger question (525's)
  373. Shop Vacs
  374. 1999 Baja 29 project
  375. Anyone know the part number for ARP...
  376. parts reqd to switch from late to early style sbc's
  377. Any One Know Who Does Media Blasting In Sarasota-tampa?
  378. digital to analog box for 525
  379. MSD Crank Trigger Wheel Thickness?
  380. Sheet metal Intake manifold
  381. Reversion Question
  382. Trim Solenoid Help??
  383. Gas overflowing
  384. Bravo Modification
  385. Drake exhaust headers
  386. Aircraft wiring on a 500 EFI?
  387. Help with SBC identity
  388. Help, i lost the bolts to my hood on my 72 chevelle
  389. X dimension ponderings...
  390. #6 wet sumps, what kind of oil?
  391. Bowtie Small block heads
  392. Taylor Wires. Any tips on how to assemble?
  393. Whipple service
  394. WEBER carb?
  395. fountain executioner hinges
  396. 15yrs, 1100hrs, time for carb service?
  397. EFI Technology ECU reprograming
  398. ECU reprogramming
  399. Making lines for Mercury trim pumps
  400. question on early style SBC flywheels
  401. Imco Oil Change
  402. Globe blue impellers for the 496??
  403. Did your early 496 lose power after merc reprogrammed it for you???
  404. paging Big Block Billy
  405. Sterling Heads
  406. Bravo rebuild spec?
  407. 1986 Merc 350 (260HP) to 300-310 HP HELP
  408. Antifreeze 496
  409. After Market Heads?
  410. Autotron software
  411. Any Snap-On Reps
  412. EFI Upgrade Kit
  413. XR coupler ????'s
  414. Any good mobile boat mechanics in the Tampa Bay area?
  415. 2000 34' Powerquest Viper
  416. steering pulley size??
  417. KAAMA, 540's in my future
  418. meaningless rfi and gage fyi
  419. why not buy...............
  420. 454 stroked to a 489
  421. must have for garage
  422. 1" bravo Spacers
  423. Sea Strainer Installation
  424. merlin big block lifters.
  425. Fuel leak at carb inlet
  426. Power Steering Cooler?
  427. Bravo 1 muffs
  428. purging water from the 496 cooling system
  429. CMI Sport Tubes - Down turned vs. straight
  430. 502 Build Up
  431. mercruiser perfect sealant ??
  432. Any1 heard of a Switzer
  433. Drive Lube
  434. Mechanical gauge lines
  435. Boat Trailer Protection
  436. CMI Unitops and 502s
  437. Bravo rebuilding guru's ????
  438. messy 496HO spin on oil filter change
  439. Will a pair of HP500 GIL Manifolds fit a Merc. 454?
  440. SBC Cam Question
  441. Found why we breaking rockers
  442. Water pickups?
  443. plumbing fuel system
  444. alarm codes for 525 merc ?
  445. Quicknomad, can't reply to your PM!!??
  446. Aluminum Heads on Cast Iron Block
  447. Drawer Liners?
  448. paging nashpda
  449. oil cooler recomendation
  450. ECM Mods
  451. Procharger TekTalk
  452. Iron Eagle Heads Build Recomendations
  453. Gil Exhaust
  454. Help, I need a Gen 6 injector!
  455. Whipple or procharger for 7.4
  456. metal dust in oil
  457. Drive pump solenoid?
  458. Stroking an HP500 to a 540.
  459. #6 Swept back skegs
  460. Alternator problem/dead batteries....
  461. Mark IV fuel pump sprung a leak
  462. engine builder says gear drine
  463. MPI to Carb ??
  464. 525 shut down ?
  465. Filter/Breather?
  466. SBC Serpentine Belt Conversion
  467. GM 502 Piston Replacement
  468. What should piston to wall clearance be
  469. Help, need computer
  470. Pulling Sadle tanks
  471. Breaking Roller Rockers??????
  472. 496 mag-496h.o.------------------------
  473. Module Identification - How to tell?
  474. Ratcheting wrenches?
  475. HP capabilites of the #2 drive.
  476. Fuel tank question
  477. Looking for Vandy021
  478. 496 improvement options- narrowing choices down
  479. Balancing Rotating Assembly Question??
  480. Out Drive experts : What Kind of drive is this? Off 71 Pachanga
  481. Runing prop with caps removed?
  482. Need Some Help With My Shifter Parts...
  483. Need Good Motor Guy in So. MD
  484. engine room lighting
  485. 1" Bravo Drive Spacer Studs
  486. Merc SBC gurus?
  487. Spark plug type for 502 EFI
  488. Cross-over install
  489. Which Nose Cone
  490. Spark Plug Wires for Mercruiser SB
  491. oil capacity
  492. Oil Temp Sender thread size
  493. Torque Ratings for Optimax
  494. Some supercharger ?'s
  495. 1994 Baja Bandit Question
  496. Shifter replacements
  497. Blower experts please advise fuel system requirements for Procharger M-1
  498. Prop Questions Hydromotive-bravo
  499. Shift interrup 6.2MX
  500. My SBC Upgrades I have settled on. What do you think?