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