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  1. Setting points BBC
  2. distributor/cam gear
  3. Belt tension
  4. towing a 29 outlaw
  5. 427BB in a boat??
  6. best oil to use
  7. Did this kill my alterntor?
  8. Bolsters need anchored to the floor better, any ideas?
  9. Stainless Marine HI-TORQUE manifolds
  10. SmartCraft install help
  11. 502 EFI Sudden High Oil pressure
  12. Drive Trim & K-Plane Fluid
  13. watercooled turbo's
  14. Bravo 1, gimble/transom pivot point pic?
  15. 454/MCM Trans/TRS - Died and Won't Turn
  16. Merc Thunderbolt 4 Modules And No Advance.
  17. water pressure questions
  18. Standard vs HP Gimbal
  19. winterizing my I/O
  20. Fuel Pickup Problem
  21. Header Leaking / What to do?
  22. Trident steering hose/reusable fitting
  23. Ran over rope! Won't start :(
  24. 575sci Heads On A 502 Mag
  25. Trim plate moving way too fast
  26. Intercoolers and water pick ups
  27. water problem
  28. WTB: HP Bravo Transom Assembly
  29. Pad bottom. What is it?
  30. 496 Oil Question
  31. BBC distributor upgrade
  32. Timing setting 525efi
  33. Mirage Plus 25p Prorps
  34. What should Fuel Pressure be at WOT?
  35. need to kno what camshaft
  36. Faucet washers for Boat sink
  37. 496 HO Guardian Mode
  38. harmonic damper
  39. 96 carb'd 500's
  40. 502 with a few shake down problems
  41. gps speedo problem
  42. Fuel from Exhaust
  43. How much?
  44. Gear Change Question
  45. Odd issue with 454 mag
  46. Need Help & Parts info
  47. 496 HO mufflers
  48. Ethanol and winterization
  49. 502MagMPI Surging at Idle when Hot
  50. 496 EFI upgrades????
  51. Found 44ft. Open Ocean Hi-Performance boat
  52. Reliability 1075's vs 700's
  53. Starter problems (starting to HATE this boat!)
  54. boat died, what happened ?
  55. manuals
  56. 496 Ho Steady Alarm
  57. marine machine sea strainer lid
  58. 454 Bravo 1 engine overheats on first run only then works fine
  59. Port motor hitting 190 and alarm going off!
  60. torque curve
  61. Testing Fuel Pressure (under load?)
  62. Code reader...
  63. Never seen anything like this.
  64. can you run S/M EXHAUST on a blower
  65. New to boating
  66. Interittent issue WOT
  67. Advantages of Race Fairing?
  68. 525EFI manifold??
  69. pinion nut
  70. Labbed 32 bravo 1
  71. Advance timing
  72. How big is the fuel tank on a 26 ft. American offshore?
  73. 454 Mag. Only running on 5 Cyl.
  74. Engine Alignment
  75. New Temp alarm units for Closed Cooling 454 Mags
  76. distributor vibration?
  77. so should i stay away from 460 ford with omc?
  78. Options for boats to fit in 25' garage
  79. Anyone have a Thunderbolt IV V8-24
  80. Kill switch
  81. plaese help guys waht should i put tomy 1994 formula 382 s
  82. Need diagram Imco elec fuel valve.
  83. SSM6 prop vent kit in need
  84. Bulldog / 7.4L TB-V Ignition Experts; Question
  85. Another water in oil question
  86. Does 500HP=?
  87. What size?
  88. 500 efi running hot HELP
  89. Engine Air Intakes
  90. Seperator filter
  91. 300 Tempest: max RPM on stock engine ???
  92. Aftermarket Couplers?
  93. engine backfire
  94. Oil Cooling
  95. TB-IV Rev Limiters??
  96. K-Planes goes down but not up
  97. Flywheel for 502/454 the same?
  98. Need advice; Top end oiling
  99. Fuel Pumps
  100. Holley 80552 problems
  101. 500 EFI Fuel Filter change:
  102. Lost [email protected] and [email protected] (cruise) Please any ideas?
  103. K-plane trim indicator cables.
  104. Will Headers interchange?
  105. When secondaries open engine dies
  106. Need part number for V8-20 TB IV ignition module..
  107. 496 Broke ?
  108. Hard To Shift Into Forward
  109. Strong Chemical to flush cooling jackets???
  110. Formula 357 power steering cooler mounting ?
  111. Diesel Day Dream?
  112. HP500 taller than 502 MPI
  113. Panama city fun run OCT. 13th
  114. HP Limit for Stock 496 Cast Aluminum Piston?
  115. hp / torque and trimming for speed
  116. What should I do
  117. turbo charged
  118. Oil squirt in Merc. 350 mag.
  119. Best Engine?
  120. Whipplecharger and t-stat
  121. 97 silverado, electric brake hook-up
  122. uneven rpm readings
  123. BBC louvered valve covers
  124. outlaw windscreen
  125. Aluminum Heads Paint or Not?
  126. Pulling outdrive question
  127. Cabin Fan install in 30 Outlaw -questions
  128. 225 Merc OB overheating
  129. How many powerups does it take for an ECU to re-set itself?
  130. Will this valve spring tester work with headers??
  131. Prop Info
  132. How to diagnose broken/weak valve springs...
  133. SAE J2005 and J1970
  134. Extension box or not?
  135. 312 Fastech
  136. Aero Tek With Cavitation/blowout Problem
  137. 525 SC's oil change
  138. cooling problem
  139. New to boating... questions (90' Sunsation Rocket)
  140. Looking at 87 Scarab Panther
  141. new pole
  142. belts
  143. LSX Motor In A Boat
  144. Higher Octane Gas?
  145. 500 efi upgrades
  146. Max bore for a "production" 502 block
  147. Idle control - Big cams and carbs
  148. Camshaft recommendations
  149. ECM3 to a 4
  150. Knock sensor ?..HP500 carbed
  151. 502 ci / 454 block ???
  152. 525 SC upgrade
  153. GMPP Ram Jet 502 vs Merc HP500/525 EFI
  154. MPI and morepower
  155. 27' Magnum
  156. State of Shock
  157. HP500 carb metering blocks
  158. Old Style Engine Syncronizer Light
  159. posting my avatar
  160. 496 ho/headers to lean?
  161. Turning props in?
  162. I'm Starting To Think I Should Take Up Basket Weaving
  163. I might be onto something
  164. Tach
  165. Engine cuts out when I hit a wave ???
  166. engine from Bravo to Alpha
  167. 502 Mag MPI, Max tq/hp?
  168. Arneson drives
  169. msd or carb
  170. Who has used non marine msd
  171. WTB- HP500 intake and carb
  172. Carb tuning help
  173. ignition help
  174. Ignition advance curve on 454
  175. Old parts
  176. Pics from Kemah this afternoon
  177. Sea Strainer w/ relief valve?
  178. Bravo One Problem
  179. Replacing Hydrolic Lifters
  180. spun prop
  181. Slow Yamaha 250
  182. Swap Cam with out pulling engine
  183. offset sterndrive
  184. 2 Stage Water Pump
  185. TRS alignment tool
  186. Nose cone, good or bad idea.
  187. how many pumps of grease in a bravo transom ass.?
  188. Oil temp too cold now oil pressure too low
  189. 300 X beeps 4 X's
  190. water wich wiring
  191. What is the CPS.. ??
  192. Walmart Drops Price On Mobil 1
  193. merc 377 scorppins
  194. vapor lock
  195. PCM, wiring ??? (Engine shuts down) ???
  196. good marine upholstry shop in Md. ????
  197. Any USED Plug-in #6 Transom assembly's for sale ??
  198. Deal On MR43T Plugs
  199. Anyone have feed back on Hardin Marine Cyclone Shorty Manifold?
  200. Red Zone Lifters
  201. fresh out of ideas
  202. ECM repaire
  203. Flame arrester
  204. 87 or 89 octaine
  205. Performance of a 260SX Powerquest
  206. emgine surgeing
  207. Emergency 93 Octane gas??
  208. Low Oil Pressure Alarm
  209. Proposing 22 Donzi Any suggestions?
  210. LED's under swim platform
  211. Need pro engine builder help
  212. 525 electric fuel pump help
  213. how many run synthetic oil in there 525's ?
  214. Need advice on this Crane 502 Cam
  215. oil line routing question
  216. Powerquest 320 LSC
  217. New problem
  218. Another fuel pressure problem
  219. 454 efi low oil pressure?
  220. opinions on this boat?
  221. Thanks Tyler Crockett & BBlades
  222. Straight 50w...anybody.
  223. what is trs with berg warrners?,
  224. 496Ho exhaust manifolds/risers F/S
  225. Thunderbolt IV Sensor Wiring
  226. Pulling my hair out, engine misses at 4K...
  227. How Many Feet?
  228. Holley jetting questions
  229. Trim issues
  230. fram hp6A oil filter
  231. ProCharger AW504 intercooler
  232. Chasing water in my oil...
  233. I need scan tool for 496 HO
  234. 502mpi upgrades
  235. Mallory Ignition Boxes
  236. Comp Cams Belt Drive
  237. Anyone have this problem before.......
  238. Carbed 500hp lifter Failure
  239. Dirt in fuel injector?what?
  240. Engine Help w/pics "Valvetrain"
  241. 496 vs 502 upgradeability
  242. Cam break in procedure
  243. What would cause this MELTDOWN in an ALPHA drive??
  244. When to freshen a blower motor
  245. 496 mag problem????
  246. Questions on Motor Oil selection blower motor
  247. Quadrajet Flooding
  248. Holley or Demon carb?
  249. Changing Fuel Filter no gas available to fill
  250. Hp, torque, fuel efficiency, and cruise speed....
  251. Prop Interchangeability
  252. 700SCI Questions
  253. 502 mag mpi serpentine belt layout
  254. 502 intake gasket question - urgent help please!
  255. Gen 6 push rod length
  256. 350 MPI kill switch
  257. circulating pump leaing spitting water
  258. Hull # filled in after repaint of transom. ...
  259. one cylinder no compression?
  260. 496 HO performance/HP upgrade.
  261. Gimble ring
  262. Fuel sender
  263. Check Valve in Fuel tank
  264. Looking for a deal on boat shipping
  265. Supercharged 496 thermostat
  266. WHat would be the effect if the motors were making different horsepower and torque?
  267. kiekhaefer zero effort control diagram
  268. Weird drive issue - I'm stumped!!!
  269. T-stat housing with bypass.
  270. Used Boat ????????????
  271. Borg Warner velvet transmission 72C 1.1 ratio
  272. Used Boat Hours?????????????????????
  273. Leaking water at switchable exhaust - am I the only one?
  274. help 496 ho
  275. OMC King Cobra problem
  276. How does Oil Weight Affect Temperature?
  277. test
  278. Need GGB muffler flappers
  279. Tire dealers???
  280. help again please
  281. Water Pickup>>>>>transom Mount Or Thru Hull...
  282. Depth Finder
  283. Bravo funky growling noise / vibration very minute
  284. help missing
  285. need stereo amp advice for subs
  286. Seeking Used External Hydraulic Steering or External Damper for Alpha
  287. Overheating issue - Flow restriction due to sand?
  288. fuel seperators
  289. High Humidity
  290. Where can I get gear shift link for 300 promax?
  291. Can I use an HEI
  292. Hard starting
  293. Converting windshield to deflector (IMP Eleganza)
  294. Pita
  295. 575SCi fuel return/fuel cooler question
  296. 575's And Flooding..........???
  297. build motor -- or procharge?
  298. Changing Bravo Drive
  299. 1999 502 mag starting and reving issues!!!!
  300. Water in bildge
  301. Any one Know Specs on a Mercury hp 500 Cam
  302. Remove stainless shims with tie-bar?
  303. Stock BBC Oil Oil Pump Cavitation
  304. finally on the water
  305. 502 mpi fuel pump oil change....
  306. TRS Drvie , play in Gimble
  307. Emi 496ho Exhaust Junk
  308. Brass impeller pump - 496ho
  309. Is this a fuel pressure problem?
  310. Running rich
  311. Morse 33C Cable Ends
  312. fuel pressure 500 hp carb
  313. Oil Pressure Question
  314. OMC King Cobra "popping"out of gear
  315. I need 1 set of Stainless Marine Exhaust for a Gen VI 502. Who's got the best price?
  316. 496 Fuel Pressure
  317. Mercruiser MX 6.2 MPI troubles?
  318. Run Time At W.o.t.
  319. How cool should engine run?
  320. gps speedo sending unit mounting
  321. what is this in the reservoir? Milkshake?
  322. Dyno results
  323. Water Impeller questions
  324. PICS...Adding Oil Temp Gauge...A Few Questions
  325. DUAL DOMINATORS ON BLOWER MOTOR-idle too high
  326. Oil Change Question
  327. zz502 rebuild rpm
  328. Steering play on bravo
  329. X Dim
  330. 502 Gen VI Valve Spring Pressure
  331. Motor Guys - Oil Pressure Drop Under High RPM
  332. low fuel pressure on 525 sc's
  333. draft depth
  334. Baltimore Maryland Need a RH 30 Bravo I
  335. 525 Whipple
  336. 2 different #4 drives, and #4 experts ?
  337. World records
  338. Exhaust Mainfold Torque Number?
  339. Prop Help
  340. Motor hours, 700 -1100 too much ????
  341. Lighting Headers
  342. CMI header ?
  343. Challenger Power boats?
  344. Jabsco Brass Sea Pump
  345. Coil circuit or injector circuit on a Mefi-3
  346. Please Help New Boat Owner- Closed Cooling???
  347. Tab replacement?
  348. Filling K-Plane Reservoir
  349. Holley powervalve answers
  350. Valve Adjustment
  351. Rebuilt motor - not hitting high RPM's ..... please help!
  352. Snake Oil For Batteries???
  353. Anyone have a PN exhaust gasket
  354. hard pull to the left
  355. ISO 1991/1992 Merc racing 465 HP 502
  356. 525efi
  357. MSD plug gap
  358. Stringer Repair - 38' Fountain SC
  359. another "thinking about pro-charging" thread
  360. s b c oil pan
  361. Quicksilver Throttles
  362. Need oxygen sensor GURU help interpreting oxygen sensor data
  363. Bravo 1 Pulls Right Coming Off Plane...
  364. Hesitation problem under load 454 Magnum, I need some idea's
  365. Campion Chase
  366. Volvo DPX Outdrive
  367. Motor Guru's..Need help with 496 low oil pressure!!
  368. water pressure
  369. What Are These Things Called?
  370. help- pulleys needed!
  371. How does this setup keep from ingesting water?
  372. 502 fuel injectors
  373. speedometer
  374. erratic oil temp.
  375. Depth finder help please
  376. Which Supercharger is better?
  377. Anybody running wet exhaust on a carbed HP500?
  378. 575 questions
  379. Slippage?? - Help!!!
  380. Oil pressure for 496ho
  381. Wanted - Merc Oil Pan Pickup
  382. Question on Stepped Hulls?
  383. Ignition timing on HP 500 -97 and later?
  384. what is best rpm for top end on 525SC
  385. where to get parts for mechanical trim indicator drive end components
  386. 95 454 Questions
  387. 454 magnum EFI/MP 385 ECU-remapping?
  388. head epecs
  389. New motors Hot on Test stand ...
  390. How can you tell enough oil is getting up top
  391. no power
  392. What causes a serpintine belt to split?
  393. Where did the thread on the Gen V Blue Motor water pump/fuel pump issues go?
  394. Rollback Hour Meter?
  395. 5.7LEfi overheating
  396. trim pump hose through hulls
  397. Places in Md that does boat wraps(grapics)
  398. SCORPIAN 377 POWER?? Boost??
  399. 525EFI Electric Fuel Pump Upgrade?
  400. trailer lug nuts
  401. Online High Performance sites
  402. Need 2.5 Merc power heads
  403. Need picture of mercruiser engine
  404. I Need a #4 SSM
  405. Drive questions
  406. Hey guys looking for
  407. Boat leaking
  408. Stewart warner warning system in a cigg bullet
  409. Electric or Mechanical fuel pressure gauge ?
  410. New engine tach not working......
  411. 502 oil pressure
  412. Lectrotab Actuators?
  413. Oil cooler scorpion engines ?
  414. Polyurethane to Seal Exhasut Cutout in Transom?
  415. Cooling System hose routing. Is this bad ?
  416. Oil Pressure???
  417. Detective needed Overheating one side only?
  418. Mercury seawater/fuel pump
  419. Connecting 2 PC's together
  420. batterey wiring diagrams
  421. Video Cam Brand?
  422. b&m 420 megablower
  423. What thread sealant on oil connections ?
  424. Silent Choice won't open up
  425. Loss of RPM and TOP Speed
  426. TV's for boats, 12V or 110?
  427. Early 502 EFI question.
  428. Fuel pump Voltage boosters on a Procharger
  429. Merc Neutral safety switch part #
  430. Verify My Oil Plumbing Please - w/pics!
  431. Wankel or not to Wankel?
  432. AC problem
  433. Fuel Coolers ??? Is this a Bad idea or not?
  434. center console
  435. Looking to buy a maintenance manual......
  436. Faria tach/hour meter.
  437. replacing my oil bypass valve-going to a 30#
  438. Merc and their plastic inserts......
  439. Looking for an ECM 454 mag mpi
  440. installing side exit exhaust
  441. Need help with cam choice
  442. dual ram hydraulic steering
  443. trailer ?
  444. how often or how many hours
  445. In need of an ECM 454 mag mpi
  446. Bravo to alpha shift problem?
  447. 454 teague supercharged..
  448. Mercruiser 383 swap
  449. HP 500 Blown UP?
  450. Help with motor selection!
  451. Bravo 1 - Old vs. New???
  452. HP 500 EFI intake setup on a stock 502 ?
  453. Replacing the cuppler this weekend- can you help?
  454. Tuning experts
  455. Any Mercury Verado techs out there??
  456. 496 Mag Electronic Control Module
  457. Oil temp higher when idling vs. running?
  458. overheating small block
  459. Tune up time for 2000 502 (stock MPI)
  460. Volt/AMP Guage??
  461. Sirus Radio reception is crappy!
  462. Interior Cleaner
  463. question on a 486ho problem
  464. Big race in st.clair
  465. Just rebuilt motor... runs hot, what now?
  466. freeze out plug locations
  467. GM Scan Tool
  468. mobil one
  469. RPMs
  470. Merc 300 Verado vs 300 Optimax vs 2.5 OS
  471. where to buy isky red zones or crower severe duty
  472. RPM's surging +/- 200 rpm's
  473. Ilmor 625 or Merc 600SCI
  474. depth finder
  475. Seeking Thunderbolt V6 Ignition Module
  476. Solid Roller Cam Choice
  477. saftey lanyard
  478. Looking to remove Silent Choice from Boat
  479. Bennett Wont Sell Me Parts
  480. wanted,, 8 bolt vortec 5.7 intake for 2 barrel carb
  481. exhaust is melting
  482. WANTED: XR Input shaft
  483. Corteco Gaskets
  484. 575 sci
  485. How much power loss
  486. 377 #5 Dead hole
  487. VHF radio question
  488. Looking for seats
  489. Clear NoSlip paint?
  490. Are these guys any good???
  491. Dart Pro 1 Vs AFR?
  492. Can someone me an idea what happened
  493. Where to find a Bare Big block??
  494. control adjustment
  495. control adjustment
  496. thanks guys
  497. Fuel cooler
  498. What Aluminum Heads To Buy
  499. Holley jets.....how many ## increase at a time
  500. pcv do they help