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  1. Approximate cost to rebuild BBC shortblock
  2. pro charger
  3. torque requirements for intake, innercooler , blower
  4. Replacement parts from Sierra
  5. Hey all you SBC guys...
  6. Engine hasn't been run in 1.5 years what to do?
  7. Help - Imco Upper to Bravo HP Bell Question
  8. What to do 5.7L 260 HP or 5.7L 300HP????
  9. Battery guage after alternator/isolator install
  10. Chrome lowers??
  11. Exhaust Riser gasket change
  12. eddie marine manifolds
  13. oil pumps and pan capacity
  14. Is $7,000 to much for a 502 Gen 6 Long Block
  15. back fire blow the head gasket ?
  16. Do HP500's Need Thermostats???
  17. hp 500 timing
  18. Friction fit question?
  19. what's involved in removing a Procharger?
  20. What GIL Risers are these?
  21. Crane HI-6M Ignition
  22. fuel filters
  23. 540
  24. HP500 rebuild...what next?
  25. Milk in valve covers!
  26. trim pump relief pressure
  27. Leaking Intake Gasket?
  28. Power steer pump
  29. Help. Another 496 not drawing water
  30. oil cooler
  31. What is in there (OMC 235 Charging System)
  32. 496 HO Riser
  33. What is the preferred RPM for Power vs. Reliability?
  34. What Thrust washer to use on this prop?
  35. oil and water temps
  36. Marine engine flywheel
  37. Hrs On 525sc
  38. Update on a problem I had with a new well.
  39. xr drive reservor empties
  40. Trim pump motor
  41. Prop shaft Depth below keel....Step HUll VS Non Step
  42. Hot Riser
  43. Pro charged 496 HO
  44. Pressure test exhaust manifolds?
  45. Radio Guru's.....
  46. 97 , 502 mag mpi alternator
  47. need help bravo 1 or xr sportsman
  48. Still stalls when shifting - why?
  49. TRS Hydromotive Nose Cone Pic?
  50. Paging Traviss
  51. 502 problems.......
  52. TRS Tranny question
  53. Trailer Jack Stuck.............
  54. Brazilian or Saginaw steering valve
  55. bmax lowers
  56. Engine temperature fluctuates
  57. KPM Pump?
  58. Gen 4 cooling
  59. small block hp?? Dart sportsmanII
  60. Bravo Transom assembly ...
  61. Merc Manuals
  62. Flat Top Pistons
  63. 502 mpi parts
  64. CRANE CAM 168731 (8620 Copper Dipped Steel)
  65. merc 525SC's
  66. incorrect timing cause water reversion
  67. Oil pressure gremlin
  68. Solid hub
  69. 500 EFI ECU Alarm
  70. New alternator and Isolator... no starter cranking
  71. help polishing f16 canopy.
  72. How to disconnect an trim pump from an outdirve under pressure
  73. Help with valve spring parts Please!
  74. Differences between mark 4 and gen V orVI
  75. trim tab pump
  76. Dumb Carb question!
  77. engine mounting points Big Block
  78. what should i buy 1st
  79. Anyone know a reputable place in S.E. MI for Hi-Perf. work/ marine repair?
  80. Does Carrillo make
  81. Shower for Bravo finned cap.
  82. 330HP 454 not warm enough!
  83. leaking intake gasket, alum heads
  84. 454 in my truck acting up ...need help
  85. I need a heat exchanger
  86. Trim Pump problem?
  87. Stainless Steel hardware on a Cast Iron Block
  88. Changing Jets on a Demon Carb??
  89. 502 electrical problem (HELP)
  90. who has dyno in the upstate n.y. area?
  91. team marine
  92. How do I check for a misfire?
  93. Turbine boats
  94. dry sump #6 question
  95. Cap on power steering
  96. 454Mag alternator removal
  97. Any one know what this factory switch is for?
  98. Powder coating peeling off??
  99. All insulators white!!!!
  100. Reinstalling Recirculating pump?
  101. Crossover question
  102. Rotor Replacement Help!
  103. Electrical connectors and Tool ...
  104. Gas puking out vent while on trailer?
  105. Stereo Install web site
  106. Anyone know??
  107. Prime a new trim pumpp
  108. Water Temp Alarm???
  109. Exhaust Q's about my newly bought 509" sc
  110. Warped Merc Steel engine couplers
  111. Ext. box installation
  112. Rear Top Mount Starter
  113. Borg Warner C72 Operating Pressure ?
  114. Help with cam timing?
  115. Electric Motor Help
  116. Who makes bolsters that fit these frames?
  117. HP500EFI sea water pump
  118. oil pressure question
  119. transom assembly
  120. How does a 250hp 5.7 spin 5600rpm's??
  121. 1995 7.4l timing question
  122. Starting new engine for the first time, Do I need diagnostic computer?
  123. Water pressure question - erratic readings
  124. can a holley 800 work for me?
  125. Waste of a good turbine
  126. Shift Cables-Where to buy??
  127. How much is a 468 that needs a rebuild worth?
  128. Water in Exhaust Manifold
  129. Hot engine shutdown question?
  130. Outdrive Problem
  131. American flag
  132. Correct way to install gas tank?
  133. 3M 5200 Removal
  134. Please help gear heads !!!!
  135. wow you guy's were not kidding about cast internals!!
  136. Trailering cat's on gunnel
  137. Is Loctite 545 acceptable for..
  138. Holding tank sending units
  139. More water out one side of exhaust?
  140. Different CMI header types
  141. Alternator swap
  142. Strange knocking from #8 area..
  143. Upper vertical (Clutch) shaft Bravo
  144. has anyone delelt with
  145. Imco External Steering
  146. Right Prop for 7.4L?
  147. Dart Heads 15100010
  148. bravo 3 to a bravo 1
  149. MSD Marine ignition problems!!!!!! MSD = total junk?
  150. Compare CMI's to other Mufflers
  151. Water Pump Loosing Suction
  152. 502 mag MPI 415 HP Torque?
  153. How much to rebuild HP500EFI's
  154. Who is a candidate for engine preluber?
  155. 500 EFI oil temp sensor placement
  156. Torque figures for 496HO
  157. My Bravo One.... Is this bad?
  158. Bravo One drive oil
  159. Rusty Intake Ports and Valves
  160. Blocking exhaust passage in drive housing...
  161. 500EFI Sea Water Pump
  162. Thunderbolt 4
  163. Mayfair External Steering
  164. Seebold
  165. Used 2" Imco lowers
  166. Block welded, need someone to grind deck
  167. SBC cam choice?? Help.....
  168. 496 Exhaust Setup
  169. Alpha gear ratios.
  170. Dyno numbers
  171. EARL`s Sandwitch oil thermostat
  172. Ignition and program upgrade
  173. 454's that are bored out?
  174. Ordering from BAM Marine
  175. Help! Burned piston
  176. 525 throttle body Size
  177. Pre-Oiler on a 496 HO
  178. MerCruiser - Transom Drilling Fixture
  179. MerCruiser - Transom Drilling Fixture
  180. Procharger oil change.
  181. Drive Oil Debris
  182. Dart angle plug head question SBC
  183. Not a performance boat but need ideas
  184. Towing auto Jeep Wrangler?
  185. Arizona Speed & Marine Ingenious?????????
  186. Old style CMI
  187. 502 MPI idleing problems
  188. Merc 900sc Questions
  189. Latham steering mounting info
  190. How do you repair broken intake manifold bolt on Merc 496
  191. Oil filter Big Block TRS
  192. Article on cam failures....
  193. 500 EFI losing rpm's
  194. oid pan problems.
  195. who's got the best exhaust for 700 hoarses
  196. Engine would not shut down!
  197. Shorties or Std. Bravo length drive?
  198. 260 hp small block balancing.
  199. sbc casting year???
  200. holley fuel pump fitting
  201. XR Drive Help
  202. ITS plumbing question
  203. Outdrive trim switch
  204. Gil Exhaust
  205. Help wiring stock coil to MSD Blaster coil
  206. blower pulley question
  207. Bent Skeg
  208. BBC EFI blower manifold
  209. Need a B&M / Holley 420 manifold!
  210. Neighbors Donzi 4.3...........
  211. 7.4L Carb to EFI question
  212. exhaust manifold temp
  213. msd boost timing master
  214. 525efi and regular headers.
  215. HELP! My drive is leaking!
  216. Carb spacer
  217. Starter problelm
  218. Tripple wall muffler tail pipes
  219. one of my drives wont stay trimmed up, what could cause this?
  220. hp 500 efi
  221. 496 sea water pump
  222. Used Procharger?
  223. Porting 990 heads, how much is it worth?
  224. 540 camshaft selection
  225. Rust on blocks
  226. Engine Block to Bell Housing Dowels
  227. Alpha ?
  228. Ron Hill Propellers??
  229. dyno shop
  230. What hull would you choose
  231. Upgrading Alpha Gen I to Alpha Gen II?
  232. 350 Sbc Go Faster Question
  233. Need to ID a Qjet
  234. Who makes the best 15" trailer tire?
  235. added EMI's, mufflers and new plugs and I'm slower!!
  236. Oil filter plumbing
  237. Swim platform Ladder
  238. 10-71 oil change?
  239. 575 Reliability
  240. 80mm or 85mm Throttle Body for 496HO
  241. drive trim speed
  242. Can anyone do desk top dyno ?
  243. 502 Raw Water Pump Switch?
  244. Rod bearing failure whats wrong?
  245. Need Boat Name ......help
  246. What replacement pistons- HP500 EFI w/Whipple
  247. Time display for posts
  248. Whipple At 7psi
  249. more H2O instead of mufflers
  250. Trs drives Shift cable hook up
  251. extension box
  252. Stripped upper drain plug on Alpha Gen II
  253. Urethane trim cylinder bushing
  254. Anyone changed impellors -496
  255. how do I drain the oil in a xr drive
  256. 377 Scorpion Motor??
  257. spark plug recommendation
  258. What brand crank for Blown 502?
  259. stator smokes when ignition turned on
  260. timing on hp 500
  261. gil parts i need them
  262. Gas War!! How To Beat Them!
  263. Ignition Timing
  264. Bravo noise.
  265. Hooking up Morse Zero Effert Controls
  266. HD gimbals,HP gimbals ???
  267. 502 oiling psi problem
  268. should I use the old piston ring or get new ones
  269. Thunderbolt IV trigger voltage question
  270. anybody rebuild the old prestolite type trim pumps?
  271. Engines Running Different RPMs
  272. Correct riser/manifold temp?
  273. GEN V 502 Heads on 454 MPI
  274. Oil Cooler Mounting
  275. Fountain Drive Trim
  276. New alternator, belt is now too long
  277. Hose and fitting for Gaffrig Mufflers
  278. Gates belt for 500 efi
  279. Bravo Vertical shaft
  280. Idle drops/stalls when shifting - why?
  281. TRS Borg Warner Rattle
  282. bravo drive on 42 fountain
  283. Sanipotti parts?
  284. HP 500 Valve covers what are they worth??
  285. Marine engine builder in VA.
  286. Drive Install Advice
  287. 496HO header plumbing
  288. 502 cam
  289. mufflers
  290. Bravo lower question
  291. Oil coming out of outdrive. . .
  292. HELP- Bravo 1 lower options-
  293. 1988 Formula 206 Prop Selection
  294. Removing Trim Tab Stops
  295. 454 Overheating at higher rpm? Operating temp?
  296. anybody have a diagram of drive trim connections for ssm #3s
  297. Q for the people adding engine oil lubricated turobs/blowers...
  298. 502 cam what is the best to use??????? help
  299. Fuel Pressure Question (again)
  300. New 250 Supercharges - old problem.
  301. Bearing Tolerances
  302. 525EFI Firing Order
  303. Comp Cam Beehive Valve Spring Question
  304. Bravo lower question
  305. blocked carb
  306. White Faced Clock
  307. can I stagger my engine set up?
  308. need engine alignment help
  309. Oxygen sensor install
  310. Speed Difference Between Painted or Natural Lower Foots
  311. BBC Merc engine harnesses ?
  312. Bell housing Oil coolers
  313. Hydraulic steering
  314. Alternator upgrade Q
  315. Stumble on acceleration.
  316. $2600 gimbal job?
  317. Looking for 26 CHECKMATE
  318. Holley Throttle Bracket?
  319. Need a gear set for a B&M 250 baby blower!
  320. Bravo One Drives Stuck
  321. 496, pro charger flash
  322. On board battery charger
  323. Do-it-yourself flush kit installs?
  324. would this slow my boat down?
  325. which cylinders get the hottest?
  326. Reversion Fears- What exhaust hose can be used?
  327. Iron Eagles on a 305 Tuned Port???
  328. lonseal glue?
  329. Distributor Cap And Rotor ?
  330. oil filters....
  331. boat as second home on taxes
  332. Carb Idle
  333. 454 mag: blower or heads and valvetrain?
  334. Exhaust Hose
  335. 500 hp efi or carbed
  336. Fuel cooler- do I need one?
  337. Bmax Drives
  338. Alternator bolts
  339. trolling motors
  340. Lifting engines
  341. headers on a 500efi
  342. Transom photos with twin bravos.
  343. Best Person to port heads
  344. Engine issues
  345. clean anodized parts?
  346. the best electric fuel pump
  347. Another Bravo Question(again)
  348. Bow lift?
  349. Reversion what is the impact?
  350. Wiring and mercathode
  351. Cant Get TRS off Help !
  352. Energized fuel injection
  353. wont idle?
  354. Running 10% ethanol in a carbed boat motor
  355. Canton Oil T-Stat
  356. HP500 takes too long to heat up
  357. MSD Distributor rust
  358. where to get outdrive stickers
  359. Hatch lift and dead batts?
  360. spark plugs tcm 800
  361. Some more 525 questions
  362. Power steering inoperable...
  363. New Pumps?
  364. what speed does it run??
  365. Closed cooling PSI
  366. Procharger M1sc on 7.4MPI Help !!
  367. CNC work on Dart Pro One heads
  368. Who Knows?
  369. TRS to #3
  370. Sparkplugs
  371. GM 502/502 and 1471 Blowers
  372. what oil for a #3 speedmaster
  373. Flushing Bravo I
  374. Help me build my 454, step by step
  375. Baja swim platform: Broke!
  376. Parts for shop air compressors???
  377. 454 EFI fuel injection whats it worth????
  378. Gear Ratio?
  379. Are all dynos the same?
  380. Saginaw to brazil valve conversion
  381. bmax w/imco neutral stand off box
  382. Shift into Reverse and 350 Mag cuts out!!
  383. kill switch on 496 swap
  384. How much H.P. can a Bravo III take?
  385. exhaust choice for 540
  386. 525 harness 10 pin to 14 pin
  387. #6 transmission options?
  388. Intercooler water supply
  389. pullin motor with trans and speedmasters
  390. 525 efi oil pressure loss?
  391. will a #5 drive bolt to a #3 transum assm?
  392. Best Bravo Top Cap
  393. Laws on alcohol on boats
  394. ATL fuel cell, anyone tried one?
  395. Corrosion help - Mercathode system
  396. Thermostat/Crossover Kits
  397. HP500 PCV Valve?
  398. Intake gasket part numbers
  399. Mercruiser HP 500 Fuel and Oil Filter
  400. Can this bravo drive be modified?
  401. alumn. heads and header bolts
  402. Locking Out Timing
  403. X-Dimension?? What????
  404. Imco Brazil Valve
  405. Need custom carpet maker in Miami
  406. Stereo Experts, need bass tube advice
  407. Single Speedmaster III prop height
  408. #6 maintenance and rebuilds
  409. Torque specs
  410. Mercathod wiring
  411. bravo 1 cooling
  412. 496HO Piston to Valve Clearance
  413. Promised piston oiler set up by Mesa
  414. hose came loose on bravo drive. what is it?
  415. 500hp into 525efi
  416. HP500EFI fuel pressure
  417. gen V
  418. For the outdrive Guru's(bravo 1)
  419. head gasket recommendation for 540
  420. Who has the best shorties?
  421. hydraulic lines for pumps/drives/tabs etc
  422. 502 serpentine - when?
  423. Volvo SX - external steering??
  424. B-max drives
  425. Mercruiser Oil cooler
  426. Gear or not to gear
  427. Nose Cone Install ?
  428. Hex head vent/drain plug
  429. Neurtal Saftey
  430. Resiweld Sealer
  431. 454 distributor
  432. Any tips on Kiekhaefer shifters & throttles
  433. Sterling is testing the Rtech Twin Blower now!
  434. prop question
  435. vibration under load
  436. Performance Question on a 35
  437. EMI Thunder For 496
  438. Rex Marine drive shower ?????
  439. trs drives blowing out props
  440. SBC Cam Questions
  441. Cleaning lowers on 6's
  442. cam break in ?
  443. Oil temp 300 degrees
  444. K-Plane Actuator Rebuild Kit?
  445. Trim Tab Mounting Angle, Parrallel to Hull or Horizontal ??
  446. Muff
  447. Fuel flow sensor, will it work with my setup?
  448. Invisible Touch Steering
  449. Bravo I Question???????
  450. Help 98 25 Outlaw dash wiring diagram needed
  451. hydro locked ?
  452. 900 HP and an IMCO SC
  453. techs/ mechanics what is your most used tool
  454. Bravo Dimension needed input to propshaft
  455. need a lowrance gps
  456. powder coating ontop of powder coating ?
  457. outdrive for 900 h.p.
  458. Oil Temperature on a 500EFI
  459. 5 mph gain after Whipple install, something wrong??
  460. Merc I/O harness question?
  461. Stronger engine mounts????
  462. Vintage manifolds
  463. Removal of exhaust gasket material
  464. GPS SPEEDO help
  465. Gimbal ring rebuild JR Marine
  466. 3A Drive Review's
  467. Help , hatch is stuck !!
  468. closed cooling vs fresh water cooling
  469. Steering add on or full sytem?
  470. Hydraulic Trim Line Fittings
  471. 420 cyclone cam replacement
  472. Guess the correct jetting and win a prize!!!
  473. Jesel Keyed Lifters
  474. 525 EFI Oil
  475. bravo 1 ram kits...
  476. 502 w/ 25 pitch 3 blade, What RPM?
  477. Where to get good new or used surface drives???? Also, opinion on #4 drives?
  478. #3 speedmaster question
  479. imco extreme sc ?
  480. hp 500 rebuild to hp 620
  481. Triples-my buddies warned me!
  482. Engine Prelubers....
  483. I just love this tool
  484. What is your favorite drive shower?
  485. cp performance?
  486. spun flo torq hub??
  487. any ideas for mat'l to cover engine hatch?
  488. opinions of Jesels VS. T/D shaft rockers
  489. Bravo X
  490. Air Hoses
  491. Stereo Help
  492. trim pump testting question
  493. GM Cam specs??? 1.8 Rockers????
  494. Question for Ray @ Raylar
  495. Ray @ Raylar
  496. Alternator Wiring
  497. Cut off switch ..help
  498. Solid Motor mounts
  499. 425-470hp Small Block??
  500. Fire Extinguisher