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  1. Bearing Help. I Have Never Been This Stumped!
  2. Engine mount loose.. need Help
  3. Can you use high temp.....
  4. SeaRay vs. Larson
  5. V-8 Repower in Sea Ray Pachanga
  6. Dry Sump
  7. Chine walk...
  8. Milky oil
  9. changed prop and didnt change RPM???
  10. Custom Interiors
  11. Vinyl Graphics
  12. To all you tech`s out there...
  13. t-stat housing check balls???/
  14. B&M 420 Megablowers
  15. Is there a gasket that goes between....
  16. 7.4L cam
  17. Trim Sending Unit
  18. One new engine(540) won't idle
  19. 31' Sea Ray SS Performance 502 vs 496, Bravo lll Propeller Timing
  20. 502 efi with b&m blowers
  21. TRS Transom seal
  22. 1.8 RATIO & GUIDE PLATES question
  23. 575 SCi hyd lifter
  24. Gil manifold bolts ?? Where to purchase
  25. Another Bravo Drive Trim Question
  26. What stereo setup? cabin/cockpit spkr switch, wired remote...
  27. CMI Header install
  28. Average income for Mercruiser certifed tech
  29. Bilge Pump
  30. Engine Alignment...something don't look right
  31. Differences in TRS drives
  32. Water temperature spiking
  33. 177 Blower Boost
  34. alignment of twin bravo drives
  35. anybody have ph. no. or e mail address for Mel Riggs?
  36. 496 Mag SmartCraft Oil Temp Reading
  37. Ethanol, just not the real thing.
  38. turning my 454 mag into 525sc
  39. 502efi to 500 efi conversion
  40. Engine Swap, Tell Insurance Company?
  41. 1989 Baja 240 runs hot at high RPM's - help diagnos
  42. MSD distributor / Timing question
  43. V200 black max outboard..on leave.. need help
  44. Valves, Springs, Rocker Arms Prices?
  45. motor dimentions ?
  46. baja 240 sport trim tabs not working
  47. Will a 7:1 572" Work?
  48. Captains Call Question?
  49. Sea pump rebuild???
  50. Blower surge...
  51. External trim indicators I Need help
  52. Knock modules on Carb 305's
  53. Sucking sound from 500 EFI ???
  54. Pressure relief valve failure
  55. Trim pump and bypass pressure
  56. what felpro gasket for a hp500 intake?
  57. Gps
  58. What is the Comp ratio of a hp500?
  59. 32' V-Hull BOW LIFT PROBLEM - 598 BBC 600+ HP HELP OUCH
  60. Whats the problem with this MSD?
  61. Bravo I drive question
  62. Wiring info on sending units
  63. 496 HO and drive hiccup ??????
  64. Bravo I Vibration
  65. oil temps??
  66. 454 Mag MPI
  67. Lower unit
  68. 540 help
  69. Volvo Penta 5.0 won't run
  70. 1075 Merc----What Cam?
  71. Tachometer problem
  72. wellcraft excalibur
  73. pick up coil
  74. Electrical Question - what parts do I need?
  75. Help with motor build
  76. Best Place to buy a Gantry Crane
  77. #3 Speedmasters
  78. Spacer kit for Stainless Marine manifolds
  79. oil temp sender part number
  80. Longer Trim Tabs
  81. Dallas Area Mercruiser Mechanic
  82. Anyone need a Gaffrig fuel pressure sender?
  83. question about different drives
  84. Couger Boat Experience?
  85. Stupid trim tab question.
  86. fuel sending unit problem
  87. Vapor Lock Issue
  88. Procharged small block, boom.
  89. ATTN Service writers
  90. liberator boats
  91. Poor Water Flow At Start Up
  92. Teak-Cleaning
  93. Driving Techniques
  94. What length alternator v-belt do I need for a 350.....
  95. Do HP 500's ever........?
  96. Cam Specs on a stock 350 MPI
  97. Ford 460, oil pressure woo's
  98. Goodt
  99. Carb Cleaner
  100. Bravo Oil
  101. Bravo XR drive
  102. how much oil should i use?
  103. 6s and 1000s
  104. Trim sender switch
  105. Troubleshooting bennett trim tabs
  106. Drive help/advise needed
  107. Motor Compression Problems
  108. Trim indicator actuator?
  109. Interrupt switch part number
  110. Holley Fuel Pump Turning inlet Outlets
  111. blew a bravo 1, where can i get one??
  112. Best pulled motor times
  113. Oil Presure Problem
  114. HELP. New RPM AIR-GAP and hoses do not fit
  115. 460 Ford breaks up at high rpm.
  116. What RPM's (max) should I be turning with my 350 Magnums?
  117. 98 Fountain Fever Prop Ques.
  118. looking for some heads
  119. 1st time- sand in the sea strainer, making it sure it's right (now)
  120. Bravo I Drive Won't Trim
  121. Do I need to rebalance?
  122. what's the difference between 1998 500 EFI and 1998 502?
  123. chad hill ?
  124. Did I make a mistake?
  125. ZZ 502 Spark Plugs--- Help
  126. Drive Trim Help??
  127. Opinions on Max Worx Drives and Phaff Motors
  128. Carbed 454 Help Needed
  129. synthetic oil
  130. pulling drive question
  131. Swain Tech Coatings
  132. Seawater routing?
  133. What's the best way to flush out a holding tank?
  134. Marine Liubrication - The SHORT VERSION
  135. Need help with neighbor's boat overheating
  136. Pics of your toolbox!!!
  137. Blower Motors
  138. High Pressure Fuel Lines
  139. Thanks GOODT
  140. 525's oil in coolant
  141. Aftermarket efi for my motor
  142. New 502 is alot slower than my OLD 502??
  143. Right Angle (90 degrees) in exhaust
  144. What does this mean?
  145. How can you tell if a hull (Scorpion) is cored?
  146. real live licensed electrician needed
  147. mefi 3 ecm
  148. 496 Headers with Corsa Diverters
  149. X dimension ?
  150. Bravo 1 Gimbal ring cracks
  151. Revolution Marine - 240lb wieght savings!
  152. Oil cooler question
  153. KPM water pump problems??
  154. Drive Oil in Bilge
  155. weak fuel pump
  156. Push or pull?
  157. rubber exhaust "S" pipes
  158. Code 33
  159. Overheated Friday Night... How hot is too hot
  160. Canton 8 inch oil pan question
  161. still overheating
  162. Weird 330 problem
  163. Alpha Drive Question
  164. Milk on New 540s Oil Stick - Ideas?
  165. HELP!!! Pressure Checking Gil Mainifold???
  166. Motor Problems
  167. Bravo 1 outdrive help!!!
  168. Can't get the boat hot
  169. Who's got heads?
  170. XR stuck in reverse
  171. Low water pressure
  172. Over flowing Drive fluid
  173. intake manifold thremostat housing is cracked, can it be fixed?
  174. Should mechanic fix it?
  175. Motec CDI 8 - Offshore Marine Application
  176. Speed calculation formula
  177. Inter Coolers on a 575 Merc?
  178. Merc 250xs Info Needed
  179. Toe In / Toe Out ?????
  180. 7.4 Mpi
  181. Need Help Identifying Fuel Injector....
  182. Motor Mount Bolt(s)?
  183. Thank You !
  184. trs drive fluid
  185. who's responsible motor blew up
  186. Formula 312 Power Steering Set-up
  187. Hynautic Steering
  188. Need a new intercooler
  189. UH OH, Rubber Smell, Coupler?
  190. Oil pressure sender problems
  191. Adding a Prochager
  192. Black vent hose
  193. hp500 oil filter recommendation
  194. The Future of Marine Engines
  195. Pcm 555 Act Faults And How Gaurdian Reacts
  196. Old Bravo lower W/ new Bravo upper?
  197. fuel filter
  198. Replacing gimal bearing
  199. Phantom 25 rigging twin - soon there
  200. Looking for Merc 350 Magnum EFI.Covers
  201. Hydraulic steering installation question/problem?
  202. Stud Girdle or No Stud Girdle?
  203. The Truth About Your Dyno Test
  204. Trailer brake ??
  205. Help
  206. Oil Temperature
  207. warning light senders
  208. HELP!! Milky Foamy Sludge in Oil Filler???
  209. carb/jetting ? on 454mag
  210. 454 dipstick length?
  211. RPM Air-Gap compared to Performer RPM
  212. Bash Do You Have Info?
  213. Compression and pump gas
  214. Inconsistant Dyno readings
  215. Mercury 300 pro maX
  216. whipplecharged 500EFI looses RPM
  217. Any 300hp Yamaha Superboats 24
  218. outdrive u-joints
  219. 525SC jetting
  220. were to buy 3/8" stainless steel studs
  221. Garmin GPS chart for New Hampshire?
  222. To: Dave M or Dave N re PCM555 fault codes vs Rinda #94050m Mercruiser Scan Tool
  223. bravo 1
  224. Super chiller
  225. Procharger M3
  226. What price should I ask for 502 mpi parts?
  227. Questions, motor on Dyno
  228. trannie fluid capitacy
  229. Goodt
  230. Whay no Donzi on boattest.com???
  231. Installing Flush Cleats
  232. Livorsi E series mufflers
  233. Engine timing Help ?????
  234. 500 Efi Head
  235. poor idle hp carb 500
  236. cmi 5 inch sound elimination muffler
  237. 1999 454 MPI water temp too high
  238. Friction Control on MERC KIEKAFFER Throttles?
  239. Stainless marine exhaust gaskets ?????
  240. Dry Sump 6 gear oil question
  241. Would this be enough lift?
  242. another hard shifting bravo
  243. Moorse Controls
  244. 496 heat exchanger flush?
  245. 454 mag Serpentine belt part #
  246. battery banks
  247. Dyno - results with 540s
  248. 1.36 bravo 1
  249. 94 502 running problem?????? help!!! pos vapor lock???
  250. has anyone thought of...
  251. water pressure hose
  252. Valet Service or leave in the water?.
  253. procharger question
  254. Bravo one siezed????
  255. Battery Wiring Single Bank
  256. Can a MercII trans be replaced with a velvet drive trans???
  257. HP500 stalls when getting on a plain
  258. What's it worth?
  259. THe difference between 2 ingnition modules
  260. 525 efi water/fuel filter part #
  261. Best Trim Pump Caps?
  262. one engine-4500 other 5000 ?
  263. What size hose for thermostat bypass
  264. 330hp 59MPH @ 4600RPM?
  265. Getting engine back SAGA continues
  266. Silent Choice Exhaust question??
  267. Leaking Gear Lube
  268. High Oil Pressure
  269. alternator/charging question
  270. could someone please do me a favor
  271. 50# of water pressure
  272. What can cuase no oil pressure?
  273. Max rpm on a 525
  274. Oil Pump Question
  275. removing center engine
  276. Scorpion 377 Headders Power Gain?
  277. anyone have a thunderbolt IV laying around
  278. cracked or vapor
  279. Vapor Lock????
  280. Who Makes The Best Oil. Cooler I Need One
  281. Prop puller and steering questions...
  282. insta-trim plates for sale
  283. vapor lock??? HELP
  284. EFI wiring diagram 5.7 1996
  285. Prop pitch reduction for Lake Tahoe
  286. Water Pumps
  287. Plug Choice
  288. Mocal Oil Thermostat
  289. Double Piloted Check Valve help
  290. No OPA Pt Pleasant?
  291. New 38ZR What Power/Drive Should I Get?
  292. steering trouble ?
  293. Help Portland Or.
  294. 496 Ho Pvc?
  295. Looking for Turbulators
  296. anybody have a spare imco drive shower cap??
  297. HP500 EFI Water line size questions
  298. fuel tank pickups
  299. how big
  300. How fast should I be going?
  301. need part by tommorrow
  302. Totally Stumped, Engine Overheat Alarm
  303. Pivot Bushing Threads Stripped
  304. wiring diagrams for Keikafer trim pumps
  305. volt gauge reads......
  306. Kaama drive question.
  307. CMI's or keith ekert headers ???
  308. Putting an engine back in a boat....
  309. bravo 1 lower 2 bolts on transom
  310. Silicone on exhaust tips?
  311. Quick response needed, bias or radial?
  312. Hyd. helm
  313. Cracked block...NEED HELP!
  314. Filling a keikhaffer trim pump through dipstick???
  315. TP sensor, Resistance, Voltage
  316. Gaffrig Control Help?
  317. Prop Tourque Lbs????? Bravo One drive.
  318. HP500 Oil Pressure
  319. How to replace Flappers inside Exhaust Tips?
  320. Need help!!!! What do you think about this engine problem ???
  321. dana flow torque vs. imco power flow plus
  322. control part numbers?
  323. Mercruiser exhaust elbows
  324. Vacuum Leak
  325. GGB Muffler Failure
  326. Looking for Cloyes 9-3149A-5 or -10
  327. Rebuilding old black mercruiser hydraulic steering rams?
  328. n g k plugs
  329. Small Block Cam question
  330. hull coatings for speed
  331. All Tickie... no turnie
  332. Motor breaks up at WOT
  333. Photo shoot
  334. Anyone with BMax Drives?
  335. Need help with oil temp sensors
  336. Change to 1.8 rocker arms, what’s the increase in lift?
  337. Marine Stereo Expert in Jersey?
  338. Trs merc trans problems
  339. What Intake for a 502ci Carburated?
  340. pressure relief valve
  341. Sub Box Fabrication Question.........
  342. Anyone Run Vacuum Pump?
  343. Oil psi
  344. Belt Noise
  345. found - good source for marine wire, etc
  346. Warning Light Stays On
  347. installing new 496 sea water pumps
  348. Dry sump 6 question pleeease
  349. HiVolume-or- Hi pressure oil pump
  350. 496 ecm recalls ?
  351. Cam or Thru-Hulls--Did the site let me down?
  352. 502mpi / 502efi
  353. drive rebuild
  354. Sea Pump Disaster - Opinions Needed
  355. 2 Water Temp. senders?
  356. Mercruiser 502 Mag MPI Compression
  357. side mount control
  358. 496 ho oil leak
  359. 2-4-c versus special lub 101
  360. Anyone Know Who Can Work On A #5 In Nj
  361. Small amount of condensation on my oil filler cap? On 350 Mag engine
  362. Fabricated/Sheet Metal Valve Covers - Where to get some?
  363. BBC Intake: Performer vs. Torker II???
  364. Bleeding the hydraulic circuits for drives and tabs & steering?
  365. thermostat or no thermostat
  366. Marine Audio - Need some input
  367. electric fuel pump automatic shutoff?
  368. timing on a blower motor
  369. bravo issue
  370. 525SC mkIV?
  371. What temp thermostat for a 502?
  372. ventilated piston aka huge freekin hole!
  373. Changed Impellers, now temp gauge problem?
  374. Coast Guard Approved
  375. Mercruiser Drive reservoir overflow
  376. Whats the best marine radio. AM / FM Receiver.
  377. 502 Mpi Coil Failure?
  378. air out of steeringram
  379. Blower Heads World Merlin Oval Vs Rectangle
  380. Staggered engines?
  381. Drive problems
  382. Engine cranks but won't start, Safety Lanyard ?
  383. Drive ratios
  384. Oil Cap
  385. ALPHA vs BRAVO OUTDRIVE TRIM RAMS Q&A
  386. merc 165 water flows???
  387. Wtf
  388. Rev limiter needed for Merc wiring harness
  389. Dyno - what engine adjustments can be made?
  390. overheating
  391. IAC Valve 496 ho same as truck?
  392. Rev Limiter Change?
  393. Tachometer Gremlins !
  394. Thermostat change??
  395. Gaffrig GPS
  396. What is the correct water pressure
  397. Measuring For Tail Pipe Question
  398. 496HO Squeal
  399. how much total timing are you running on your na motors?
  400. BRAVO & ALPHA MERCRUISER OUTDRIVE TRIM RAMS
  401. Boat Detailer So Cal...
  402. Help, won't rev beyond 2900rpm
  403. Repossesing engine parts from marine mechanic
  404. Torque table HP500efi
  405. Need block
  406. Hole in #6 piston 502 EFI
  407. Flushing Salt water- 5 day trip to FWB
  408. Will 1 Weak Engine Hold Back The Other ??
  409. Anyone Know What The Prop Torque Is On A #5
  410. Dry exhaust water dump fittings and placement help.....
  411. SPARK PLUG suggestions...
  412. 97 502/415 Cam Change
  413. 97 502/415 Cam Change
  414. 525 w/cracked headers
  415. What can you tell me about this small block?
  416. Spinning in or out
  417. Trim tab speed
  418. Having trouble finding a Bravo2 prop..
  419. Where Did I Go Wrong, Cam? Intake? Carb?
  420. Which Flame Arrestor?
  421. Electric hatch lift?
  422. Imco Fuel Tank Pickup Tube
  423. Battery Switch Question??
  424. Mercruiser Bravo Outdrive
  425. Odyssey Batteries
  426. Question on Oil Temps & Coolers
  427. Spark Plug Question(s)
  428. Timing Question
  429. setting timing
  430. silencers
  431. Calling all carb, tuning and cooling gurus...
  432. CMI's and 496HO, worth it?
  433. How do you bond lexan?
  434. Halon question - how does it work?
  435. Running out of water
  436. 500EFI tach bounce
  437. Bravo 3 won't shift
  438. fresh water flush
  439. Question on tubing for an A-frame
  440. 525efis and whipples?
  441. 496HO question
  442. 5200 Rpm 50 Mph??
  443. 575 Blower Question
  444. overheating manifolds
  445. What oil to use?
  446. trim tab problem
  447. how do you increase pump pressure in a bw 72c?
  448. Ugh... need 2" of Lid clearance
  449. What would cause dropped exhaust seats?
  450. Home made low water pickup muffs
  451. Anyone have/know of a good deal on some bravo's??
  452. Warmed 454 Intake Mainifold Choices?
  453. exhaust manifold gasket
  454. Scratches on Deck of Formula
  455. Only getting 4600-4800 RPM's???
  456. can you run one drive in reverse full time?
  457. Is this a good deal
  458. Header Bolt torque
  459. Engine update
  460. motor break in woes...Help!!!
  461. Need Procharger help...
  462. Anyone ever used these heads ?
  463. Best Flame Arrestor Flow ???
  464. Looking for a Accelerator Box for single hatch
  465. Headliner problem/question
  466. 1.7 ratio Jesel pro series rocker arms needed !!
  467. Where to connect water pressure line?
  468. Toilet question-pump out type
  469. Water Pressure (Again) on IMCO
  470. Info on Hawk 600SC's
  471. No Start, Slave solenoid?
  472. water spots
  473. drive fluid dripping from water pickup....
  474. Low water pickup plug size
  475. switched from qjet to holley on modded 330
  476. 502 MPI & 140 thermostat?
  477. Need a Crane HI-6M ignition bax part#6000-6462 for NYC Poker Run
  478. 27 profile
  479. coil question
  480. Merc. Racing Blue Paint
  481. Disc Brake Conversion
  482. 496 or 500 efi
  483. Valve spring??
  484. wiped a cam lobe yeterday
  485. Smoke on the water
  486. Idle RPMs on fresh 5.7?
  487. Alphas Question
  488. Help! Stuck Valve
  489. Cannot see timing mark
  490. Silent Choice or not
  491. Measuring for CMI tailpipes...
  492. Hardin Marine Switchable Silencer
  493. What sparkplugs for a 525 EFI?
  494. New Smyrna Machine shops ?
  495. Gaffrig throttle shifters
  496. Flush Fitting for Merc 502 Mag EFI
  497. Height difference? Stock vs Dart.
  498. Paint or Polish Stock 496 Exhaust Manifolds
  499. 502 MPI problems, help
  500. Trim indicator cable