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  1. Remote oil cooler install....
  2. gil marine oil cooler
  3. Chad Hill - SS Upper Shaft(Bravo)
  4. Blower on HP 500
  5. 6.2 upgrades
  6. 496 az speed +marine engine upgrade kit?
  7. bbc heads for blowers
  8. EFI525 dyno data anybody?
  9. HP required to beat a cat with a Vee
  10. Baja 23 Outlaw Performance Data
  11. Theory: Blower or SC on heavy boats?
  12. Transom leak, exhaust block off plate?
  13. swap and sell
  14. 420 Mega Blower Rebuild
  15. Finish my 509
  16. Value of Boat??
  17. Odd Dyno results
  18. Auto engin question.
  19. CMI E-tops on a 500 EFI
  20. What Hydraulic Roller Lifters to Run in A Dart Block?
  21. Volvo Penta 496 or not??????
  22. Fuel Pressure Regulator
  23. lab finish Bravo 1 or Mirage plus for top end
  24. Rear Seal Replacement without removing crank?
  25. bmax
  26. I can never win!!
  27. Stellings drive shaft cushion
  28. CMI 496 Sport Tube Install
  29. check my engine builders cam choice
  30. Theory ... water flow
  31. computer help
  32. cam drive water pumps
  33. Bravo 3 Xr
  34. Merc 6
  35. Switchin corsa quick and quiet to captains call
  36. Trim Tab Indicator Install
  37. thoughts and opinions pantera or sunsation
  38. T sat housing
  39. Pre Lubers
  40. used 500efi vs 502/496 & upgrade now
  41. Cam timing
  42. Volvo DPX drives, Yes or no??
  43. Boat sales tax
  44. steering cable
  45. Enough batteries???
  46. SCE Titan Copper headgaskets ?
  47. 500 hp specs
  48. Flame Arrestor Labeling
  49. What cam ?
  50. Which exhaust flange gasket?
  51. Fuel Pump Advice Needed:
  52. Cam specs for 650cid Donovan?
  53. Dash Harness
  54. supercharging 454 mag
  55. Water Reversion
  56. 500hp carb to 525 EFI??
  57. 38 Fever Drive Set-up
  58. salt water and my new trailer
  59. New 731 Roller or get a Custom Grind?
  60. tall decks
  61. 500 Efi Whipple 2.3
  62. Cockpit Flooring?
  63. Muffler removal = H.P. gain??
  64. It's Cam Time!
  65. 454 / Alpha FWC retrofit
  66. T-Stat Housings
  67. Who Makes The Better Cam
  68. Where to run Water pressure line on 496HO
  69. Melting Intercoolers
  70. 454 mains bolt torque
  71. Bravo Alignment Tool
  72. When to Freshen Up 525's
  73. Need powdercoating info
  74. Optimum air / fuel ratio for marine engine
  75. Bravo I to XR
  76. trim come back here !!!
  77. EMI or lightning headers?
  78. EMI or thunder marine headers?
  79. Comments on Scaarb 33 AVS
  80. 500 hp refresh and build up
  81. Help with new boat choice, ?? Scaarb, Top Gun????
  82. Mass Flo efi system
  83. Valve spring install help.
  84. ?? on steppedhull vs non stepper
  85. Motion 30 /Spectre 30
  86. connecting rods
  87. Gaffrig Guages
  88. sEA WATER PUMP DRIVEN FUEL PUMP
  89. Distributor Gear
  90. hydraulic steering too slow
  91. Main Bearing high performance or standard
  92. Rinda Diacom and Innovate LM-1 Survey
  93. Need Vinyl Decal Replacement
  94. 496 base with HO computer
  95. How hard to install a Retro Roller Cam?
  96. Scratched Headers- What can be done?
  97. two stage water pump
  98. Speed Limits on ICW
  99. 540 to 572 How much Boost?
  100. Need SHADOW CAT help (T2X)
  101. What Blower belt for a BBC, 8/71, w/intercooler
  102. check this out, tell me what you think?
  103. engine block I.D help
  104. Ron Potter ?
  105. compairing out drives
  106. need decals for my opti
  107. Hone finish question
  108. #3 speedmaster question
  109. new raw water impeller..now difficulty priming
  110. Sea pump pressure
  111. Timing 454 Mag MPI
  112. steering hub?
  113. Looking for performance exhaust/headers..source?
  114. Cobra 357 Sea Viper
  115. Overboard dumps
  116. Best price for 496 ho
  117. power steering
  118. Blower Cam Advice and Help!
  119. Cam choice help
  120. Dumb question about steering
  121. Where NOT to buy marine parts.
  122. 502 Dimensions
  123. Flame Arrestors???
  124. Shrader valve size?
  125. Washer sequence for Ziegler Hydraulic Steering
  126. Donovan Aluminum block
  127. Water pump question
  128. I Found Out I Am Having A Boy
  129. Coupler ?
  130. Marry Christmas from New Zealand Guys
  131. 496/cmi/coarsa/whipples
  132. Bravo/Blackhawk parts interchangeability
  133. 26' Ex-Race Boat - anyone recoginize
  134. Procharger Rolloff Hesitation and Fuel PSI
  135. Gen 6 guys...roller lifters
  136. BlackHawk, good or bad??
  137. Max timing for 496
  138. Thermal barrier coatings
  139. Trim Tab rams Needed
  140. HP losses from Bravo 1X drive
  141. Engine block temp
  142. Arneson Rocker Plates???
  143. 525 MAP Sensors
  144. 496 H.O. Buildup
  145. Huge problem with 5200
  146. Slip ?
  147. Trailer Plug Wiring Colours-help Please
  148. Got the BMAX's mounted
  149. How Much !!!!
  150. 29 Scarab Question
  151. 500hp to 525's swap
  152. Merc 496 GURU Question
  153. #6 SSM Tool Set
  154. Looking for a used Bravo Gimbal Housing
  155. Fuel rail question
  156. Gimble ring rebuild
  157. Black Thunder
  158. Guess at HP gains from HP500 carb/intake package
  159. good battery location???
  160. 6.2 Horizon upgrades
  161. Shipping cost of a Motor.
  162. Lavey Craft 24 w Ilmore 625
  163. Bravo gear oil- where to buy a case/bulk?
  164. Can you change the rotation of 5.7 Mercruiser?
  165. Excalibur Hull ID Location
  166. # 4 drives ???
  167. Mobil 1 302 oil filter
  168. Spark Plugs
  169. Performance Question
  170. Hydraulic Helm question
  171. Engine Hatch Miror??
  172. Source for an Escape Hatch
  173. Conventional oil for break in
  174. Is there an upgrade from bennett tabs?
  175. Best clamp on mufflers
  176. IMCO Extreme to BMAX conversion question
  177. reporting and resizing heads- how much hp gain?
  178. Corsa Q&Q Exhaugst question
  179. Water mixed with the oil ?
  180. offshore x box games ?
  181. Senders for K planes
  182. Mixing S/S fittings with Bronze
  183. Anyone know of a windshield fabricator near St Louis
  184. Minor out drive dillema
  185. 280 or 380 k plane
  186. What Heads And Cam For Procharged 454
  187. merc 150
  188. engine coatings
  189. How much hp are 496's efi's good for
  190. Anyone got HP 500 intake
  191. Lake of the Ozarks Engine Builder
  192. swim step
  193. Cam Selection Help
  194. MPI mag wont start (#@%*@ing Thing)
  195. What parts to get?
  196. How much HP with this Combo?
  197. Shortened life of a 525 w/ a Whipple?
  198. lower unit shine
  199. Putting an EFI Whipple on an NA HP500
  200. Does anybody know what the name off the
  201. Difference between these two MPI/EFI intakes?
  202. 600SCi Upgrades
  203. Octane Boost.....
  204. Need a oil Pump Pickup Tube for 502
  205. 454/330 Compression Ratio
  206. Best motor package for $30000.
  207. Engine Builder - Greensboro Nc Area.
  208. Gibson Exhaust Turn Downs
  209. Trs Swap
  210. oil temp sender
  211. looking for info on a Monza hx-24
  212. Does anybody use rear plate style motor mounts?
  213. Hp 500 Rebuild
  214. Mesa Needs help with stolen #5s
  215. More SBC questions
  216. Stereo - wiring for 6 speakers?
  217. Headers ?
  218. Flywheel removal
  219. aftermarket marine parts?? fuel injection
  220. shorty on 25 daytona.
  221. Supercharging...Bigger injectors and a 2 bar MAP sensor
  222. Twin blower for wedge heads
  223. Stern Drive Installer
  224. 454 400/330 swap
  225. Drive Showers For TRS
  226. Bravo 1 question
  227. HELP HELP HELP 557CI PISTONS 4.375 stroke
  228. Ouch, need to re-build 400 sbc
  229. Flame Arrestors VS air cleaner????
  230. Injector size in a stock 500 EFI?
  231. Phone # for McGard that mngfr of sterndrive lock nut...
  232. TRS trim cylinder rams
  233. Air conditioning duct material
  234. Want to do trim tabs for Scarab 22
  235. Preparing to build a 502
  236. Who makes the best fuel tanks
  237. 575's w/ intercoolers by whipple
  238. Whipple charger question (525's)
  239. Shop Vacs
  240. 1999 Baja 29 project
  241. Anyone know the part number for ARP...
  242. parts reqd to switch from late to early style sbc's
  243. Any One Know Who Does Media Blasting In Sarasota-tampa?
  244. digital to analog box for 525
  245. MSD Crank Trigger Wheel Thickness?
  246. Sheet metal Intake manifold
  247. Reversion Question
  248. Trim Solenoid Help??
  249. Gas overflowing
  250. Bravo Modification
  251. Drake exhaust headers
  252. Aircraft wiring on a 500 EFI?
  253. Help with SBC identity
  254. Help, i lost the bolts to my hood on my 72 chevelle
  255. X dimension ponderings...
  256. #6 wet sumps, what kind of oil?
  257. Bowtie Small block heads
  258. Taylor Wires. Any tips on how to assemble?
  259. Whipple service
  260. WEBER carb?
  261. fountain executioner hinges
  262. 15yrs, 1100hrs, time for carb service?
  263. EFI Technology ECU reprograming
  264. ECU reprogramming
  265. Making lines for Mercury trim pumps
  266. question on early style SBC flywheels
  267. Imco Oil Change
  268. Globe blue impellers for the 496??
  269. Did your early 496 lose power after merc reprogrammed it for you???
  270. paging Big Block Billy
  271. Sterling Heads
  272. Bravo rebuild spec?
  273. 1986 Merc 350 (260HP) to 300-310 HP HELP
  274. Antifreeze 496
  275. After Market Heads?
  276. Autotron software
  277. Any Snap-On Reps
  278. EFI Upgrade Kit
  279. XR coupler ????'s
  280. Any good mobile boat mechanics in the Tampa Bay area?
  281. 2000 34' Powerquest Viper
  282. steering pulley size??
  283. KAAMA, 540's in my future
  284. meaningless rfi and gage fyi
  285. why not buy...............
  286. 454 stroked to a 489
  287. must have for garage
  288. 1" bravo Spacers
  289. Sea Strainer Installation
  290. merlin big block lifters.
  291. Fuel leak at carb inlet
  292. Power Steering Cooler?
  293. Bravo 1 muffs
  294. purging water from the 496 cooling system
  295. CMI Sport Tubes - Down turned vs. straight
  296. 502 Build Up
  297. mercruiser perfect sealant ??
  298. Any1 heard of a Switzer
  299. Drive Lube
  300. Mechanical gauge lines
  301. Boat Trailer Protection
  302. CMI Unitops and 502s
  303. Bravo rebuilding guru's ????
  304. messy 496HO spin on oil filter change
  305. Will a pair of HP500 GIL Manifolds fit a Merc. 454?
  306. SBC Cam Question
  307. Found why we breaking rockers
  308. Water pickups?
  309. plumbing fuel system
  310. alarm codes for 525 merc ?
  311. Quicknomad, can't reply to your PM!!??
  312. Aluminum Heads on Cast Iron Block
  313. Drawer Liners?
  314. paging nashpda
  315. oil cooler recomendation
  316. ECM Mods
  317. Procharger TekTalk
  318. Iron Eagle Heads Build Recomendations
  319. Gil Exhaust
  320. Help, I need a Gen 6 injector!
  321. Whipple or procharger for 7.4
  322. metal dust in oil
  323. Drive pump solenoid?
  324. Stroking an HP500 to a 540.
  325. #6 Swept back skegs
  326. Alternator problem/dead batteries....
  327. Mark IV fuel pump sprung a leak
  328. engine builder says gear drine
  329. MPI to Carb ??
  330. 525 shut down ?
  331. Filter/Breather?
  332. SBC Serpentine Belt Conversion
  333. GM 502 Piston Replacement
  334. What should piston to wall clearance be
  335. Help, need computer
  336. Pulling Sadle tanks
  337. Breaking Roller Rockers??????
  338. 496 mag-496h.o.------------------------
  339. Module Identification - How to tell?
  340. Ratcheting wrenches?
  341. HP capabilites of the #2 drive.
  342. Fuel tank question
  343. Looking for Vandy021
  344. 496 improvement options- narrowing choices down
  345. Balancing Rotating Assembly Question??
  346. Out Drive experts : What Kind of drive is this? Off 71 Pachanga
  347. Runing prop with caps removed?
  348. Need Some Help With My Shifter Parts...
  349. Need Good Motor Guy in So. MD
  350. engine room lighting
  351. 1" Bravo Drive Spacer Studs
  352. Merc SBC gurus?
  353. Spark plug type for 502 EFI
  354. Cross-over install
  355. Which Nose Cone
  356. Spark Plug Wires for Mercruiser SB
  357. oil capacity
  358. Oil Temp Sender thread size
  359. Torque Ratings for Optimax
  360. Some supercharger ?'s
  361. 1994 Baja Bandit Question
  362. Shifter replacements
  363. Blower experts please advise fuel system requirements for Procharger M-1
  364. Prop Questions Hydromotive-bravo
  365. Shift interrup 6.2MX
  366. My SBC Upgrades I have settled on. What do you think?
  367. 2" shortie on a 04' 29 fountain?
  368. Can you run two oil coolers in series on a Gen 6 502?
  369. Water Pump
  370. Head, valves, springs, retainers, etc.
  371. Fogging the 496
  372. Pulling The Timing Chain Cover
  373. 502 head bolts?
  374. Drive height, Baja 235 Force
  375. Supercharging ???
  376. dana exhaust
  377. Exhaust Discoloration?
  378. BBC heads Fit 396 ?
  379. Trim Tabs for Scarab 22
  380. Mercruiser Recall (496 MAG)
  381. early fountain executioner
  382. 525efi dead in 85 hours!
  383. engine lift????
  384. 502 Mag MPI cam???
  385. Kaama oil pan help
  386. Does anyone make a better than OEM intake manifold for a 350 EFI Motor?
  387. What to do
  388. upgrade 454 mag carb.
  389. bad main bearing
  390. 2 Pc. Valve Covers
  391. Thunderbolt ign Rev Limiter ?
  392. 496 belt
  393. 300hrs 500 EFI's
  394. Bravo drive guru near Chicago/Rockford
  395. problems with 500efi
  396. Winterizing question - good enough??
  397. Real cheep and easy Mag air intake
  398. Found 400rpm in the 454Mag
  399. Hull blueprinting in Southern California
  400. help 261 liberator
  401. what do you do to kill time
  402. Need a Whipple recipe
  403. Stellings Box--Steering Questions
  404. 502 MAG MPI's to 525's
  405. outdrive lube?
  406. Removing gimble housing studs..
  407. OUTDRIVE "B"ring "O"ut "A"nother "T"housand
  408. HP500 overspeed module??
  409. 496 exhaust needed
  410. sea strainer...
  411. Shock between boat and dock!!
  412. 700 sci
  413. Steering Problems
  414. Help w/577 Carb Motor
  415. Procharge the 454?
  416. Too much torque - Not enough RPMs
  417. Anyone Deal with Titanium Scrap ?
  418. 2 Piece Valvecovers
  419. 454 Mag MPI Oil Capacity?
  420. Help with tunnel tab
  421. Help! 502 motor, low oil pressure, Any ideas?
  422. carbs on 525sc's
  423. Upgrades to 502 MPI's
  424. Is this cam too much for a marine 502?
  425. Pcm ??? for you efi guys
  426. Hand pump for Amsoil Outdrive Oil
  427. MEFI4A ECU Problem- Fuel Pump
  428. Trailer lug torque
  429. Anyone ever try?
  430. Noise in motor/ black oil/water
  431. EFI Losing Prime
  432. Procharger with Eickert Headers
  433. Fountain EXECUTIONER vs LIGHTNING
  434. different winterizing question
  435. Imco Extreme Advantage Sc Drive Questions
  436. Has anyone ordered from 'Stem to Stern' lately?
  437. Cold air intake system for 496 engines can add 8-12% HP.
  438. Exhaust Drain Plugs
  439. Freezing 496 Mag
  440. Auto bilge pump switch
  441. Can slightl worn bravo gimbal assemblies be re-bushed?
  442. 496 mercruiser
  443. Highest compression on 93 octane
  444. who sells old Cusader parts?
  445. Wireless Kill Switch
  446. 575 headache
  447. Rotted Exhaust Bolts ?
  448. EFI Fuel pump dead. Why?
  449. Help Design My Next Motor
  450. Plastic washers and (help me find)...
  451. foot rests
  452. Trying to recover from an engine scam
  453. Quick answer needed: trailer bearing
  454. ECU Reprograming
  455. Bravo propshaft question....Help !!!!!
  456. Which prop
  457. water reversion and muffler tips
  458. 502 ram jet cam
  459. Ext. box question and leaks...
  460. 598 - which heads and cam for 750hp
  461. Gimble bearing came out with drive. Why?
  462. Prop
  463. Anyone need....
  464. Raylar's 496 Exhaust mods??
  465. Looking for Thermostat housing
  466. 500efi rebuilds
  467. stock rods and crank, what HP can they handle
  468. 177 Vs 250 blower, any gaing in HP
  469. M.S.D. starter /savers
  470. Which roller cam for a 575sci rebuild?
  471. Interesting observation
  472. calling Al from Addictive water sports in Tampa, FL
  473. what exactly is resizing rods???
  474. Prop Rotation!?
  475. Steel Crank Turned .040 ?
  476. switching from a mefi3 to mefi4
  477. need some motor input
  478. Riser Gaskets for 496??
  479. How to change thermostat on 496HO?
  480. Noise violations????
  481. blower belt slipping
  482. merc 377 up grades
  483. 525SC Mercs Upgrade - Any packages available?
  484. wide band o2
  485. Question about Small Block Exhaust systems. (350/300hp Magnum)
  486. OMC Ignition 90 350 King Cobra
  487. 454 Mag MPI ran great ..... but only to 4000rpm
  488. dirve oil pump
  489. Stabil what's really in it ?
  490. Anodising
  491. Power upgrade
  492. Can someone tell me what this is???
  493. XR drive
  494. Engine upgrade
  495. Reversion Question- Again
  496. char-lynn helm
  497. Marine alternator
  498. Battery Boxes
  499. Bravo 1 X leak - thoughts?
  500. VHF radio with intercon HELP