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  1. Real cheep and easy Mag air intake
  2. Found 400rpm in the 454Mag
  3. Hull blueprinting in Southern California
  4. help 261 liberator
  5. what do you do to kill time
  6. Need a Whipple recipe
  7. Stellings Box--Steering Questions
  8. 502 MAG MPI's to 525's
  9. outdrive lube?
  10. Removing gimble housing studs..
  11. OUTDRIVE "B"ring "O"ut "A"nother "T"housand
  12. HP500 overspeed module??
  13. 496 exhaust needed
  14. sea strainer...
  15. Shock between boat and dock!!
  16. 700 sci
  17. Steering Problems
  18. Help w/577 Carb Motor
  19. Procharge the 454?
  20. Too much torque - Not enough RPMs
  21. Anyone Deal with Titanium Scrap ?
  22. 2 Piece Valvecovers
  23. 454 Mag MPI Oil Capacity?
  24. Help with tunnel tab
  25. Help! 502 motor, low oil pressure, Any ideas?
  26. carbs on 525sc's
  27. Upgrades to 502 MPI's
  28. Is this cam too much for a marine 502?
  29. Pcm ??? for you efi guys
  30. Hand pump for Amsoil Outdrive Oil
  31. MEFI4A ECU Problem- Fuel Pump
  32. Trailer lug torque
  33. Anyone ever try?
  34. Noise in motor/ black oil/water
  35. EFI Losing Prime
  36. Procharger with Eickert Headers
  37. Fountain EXECUTIONER vs LIGHTNING
  38. different winterizing question
  39. Imco Extreme Advantage Sc Drive Questions
  40. Has anyone ordered from 'Stem to Stern' lately?
  41. Cold air intake system for 496 engines can add 8-12% HP.
  42. Exhaust Drain Plugs
  43. Freezing 496 Mag
  44. Auto bilge pump switch
  45. Can slightl worn bravo gimbal assemblies be re-bushed?
  46. 496 mercruiser
  47. Highest compression on 93 octane
  48. who sells old Cusader parts?
  49. Wireless Kill Switch
  50. 575 headache
  51. Rotted Exhaust Bolts ?
  52. EFI Fuel pump dead. Why?
  53. Help Design My Next Motor
  54. Plastic washers and (help me find)...
  55. foot rests
  56. Trying to recover from an engine scam
  57. Quick answer needed: trailer bearing
  58. ECU Reprograming
  59. Bravo propshaft question....Help !!!!!
  60. Which prop
  61. water reversion and muffler tips
  62. 502 ram jet cam
  63. Ext. box question and leaks...
  64. 598 - which heads and cam for 750hp
  65. Gimble bearing came out with drive. Why?
  66. Prop
  67. Anyone need....
  68. Raylar's 496 Exhaust mods??
  69. Looking for Thermostat housing
  70. 500efi rebuilds
  71. stock rods and crank, what HP can they handle
  72. 177 Vs 250 blower, any gaing in HP
  73. M.S.D. starter /savers
  74. Which roller cam for a 575sci rebuild?
  75. Interesting observation
  76. calling Al from Addictive water sports in Tampa, FL
  77. what exactly is resizing rods???
  78. Prop Rotation!?
  79. Steel Crank Turned .040 ?
  80. switching from a mefi3 to mefi4
  81. need some motor input
  82. Riser Gaskets for 496??
  83. How to change thermostat on 496HO?
  84. Noise violations????
  85. blower belt slipping
  86. merc 377 up grades
  87. 525SC Mercs Upgrade - Any packages available?
  88. wide band o2
  89. Question about Small Block Exhaust systems. (350/300hp Magnum)
  90. OMC Ignition 90 350 King Cobra
  91. 454 Mag MPI ran great ..... but only to 4000rpm
  92. dirve oil pump
  93. Stabil what's really in it ?
  94. Anodising
  95. Power upgrade
  96. Can someone tell me what this is???
  97. XR drive
  98. Engine upgrade
  99. Reversion Question- Again
  100. char-lynn helm
  101. Marine alternator
  102. Battery Boxes
  103. Bravo 1 X leak - thoughts?
  104. VHF radio with intercon HELP
  105. 525 question
  106. Cooling Questions
  107. KE Roller Rocker Arms - Anybody?
  108. Oil leaking Bravo One
  109. Need spaekers, Help
  110. quick winterizing question
  111. reversion and intake manifolds
  112. throttle/gear shift removal ?
  113. Oil Smell
  114. Parts
  115. Pumping Gas Tanks Dry
  116. zero effort
  117. Need a flywheel for a Mark IV 454 TRS
  118. jetting blower motor
  119. Stock 500 EFI E- tops?
  120. What's it worth?
  121. 496 HO not starting any ideas
  122. Broken Rocker arm adjusting nut-500efi
  123. Do you think this boat on EBAY can do 80MPH?
  124. NEED HOUSTON EFI inboard Volvo MECHANIC
  125. Sema.
  126. What size carb do I need.
  127. Will a 1/2 Ton Chain Fall.....
  128. Merc Outboard Bore Job
  129. 454 Gen IV losing oil pressure
  130. Water proofing cockpit cover
  131. prop wrench
  132. yet another cam/head question..
  133. Help! Rocker Arm Question for 502 Gen 6 (1998)
  134. Over Head Cam ford motor suggestions
  135. Winterizing Question
  136. Mach 1
  137. Sbrt
  138. 502whipple with bravo 1
  139. Bolsters
  140. 496 truck block, What is it worth
  141. Mobil 1 V-Twin
  142. Separating the Bravo lower
  143. Anything specail about SRX MERCRUISER ENGINES
  144. cam choices
  145. Ok, what do I look at next?
  146. Reading Plugs Tech info
  147. msd starter saver
  148. 72 vevet drive
  149. calling Tyler and Raylar ? for you
  150. CMIs - have them fixed or buy new exhaust?
  151. Another winterizing question
  152. Winterization Question
  153. predator marine logo
  154. 496 Exhaust water routing??
  155. Electric vs Mech Fuel Pumps
  156. transom cut out question
  157. Draining EMI thunder exhaust?
  158. 502 efi oil removal?
  159. What do you think about these lower gears..
  160. This just cost me some money!!
  161. 496 engine throttle response ?
  162. Holley Manual Fuel Pump ?
  163. Throttle controls
  164. Sea Water Strainer Question
  165. Winterizing HP525's
  166. Reversion?
  167. Bennett Tabs
  168. B-Max Drive Info?
  169. EFI live
  170. Eldelbrock Air/Fuel Moniter
  171. Mild SBC Upgrades
  172. Holley carb gurus
  173. Looking For Image
  174. 500HP Starting Problems
  175. Merc To Fram Filter Conversion
  176. Can 5psi be reliable on a non-magnum 454?
  177. Lost major power--- Why????
  178. Guesstimates on 502MPI 415HP gain over 330HP
  179. HELP: Engine alignment to Borg Warner Transmission.
  180. 502 Mag
  181. 177 blower on a 502
  182. who knows the differences in a 2006 bravo III vs a 1998
  183. Winterizing ?
  184. 15 Over Bore On Hp 500
  185. Konrad Drives
  186. Trick Access Around Boats on to Boatlifts?
  187. Trick Flushing Techniques While On Lift?
  188. Need a contact # for Mr. Gadgets
  189. How much can stock roler lifters handle
  190. Exhaust Resonators
  191. adding a stand off box
  192. Salt Away ???
  193. Code 81 on scanner - MEFI 4
  194. Suggestions ?
  195. Bravo 1 outdrive with metal shavings on drain plug
  196. CMI headers on 353fastech/496HO's
  197. Starter
  198. 188 heads
  199. GPS Wizards
  200. 190 hrs on H.O. Change to synthetic?
  201. Anyone know the thread size/pitch 4 Bravo?
  202. Anyone have Victory Tabs??
  203. Changing Drive Oil in the Fall
  204. milkshake again
  205. bbc chevy loses voltage
  206. bravo III making noise in forward
  207. New Longblocks, Rebuilt, Remanufactured???
  208. Trs Outdirve Full Of Water
  209. Winter Engine Layup
  210. Inconel valve question ?
  211. 454 mag-450hp with stock cam
  212. fuel/water separator
  213. Toe in n Toe out?????
  214. 454 mag engine miss
  215. TRS Power steering removal
  216. 496 HO's- 425 at the crank or prop???
  217. Rev limiter
  218. Pair of 500 efi's
  219. Looking for opinions on Hydraulic steering set ups.
  220. Trim pump oil
  221. #6 Dry-sump conversion...
  222. 454 4 bolt a mag motor
  223. Merc 454 oil pickup help needed
  224. Adding ITS
  225. Ignition upgrade
  226. speedmaster3 to bravo questions
  227. got my new bravo one and transom today
  228. Bravo engine setup with an Alpha drive?
  229. Another leakdown question
  230. Intake manifold sealant
  231. New 300xs optimax's
  232. Idle question
  233. trim tabs don't go up even
  234. Garboard Brass Drain Fitting?
  235. Should I upgrade?
  236. 496HO hot manifold
  237. 496 Elbow Paint
  238. need a dyno chart 350 mag mpi stock
  239. I Need a trailer
  240. weights of drive oil vs speed of boat
  241. new member new ride
  242. fuse block needed
  243. X dimension
  244. What's my drive?
  245. 241 Libby -Engine Misses - Burnt Valve?
  246. Bad 502 pump gas Piece by Mesa
  247. Oil filter for '96 502 efi
  248. Leakdown test on a cold motor
  249. 509 fuel presure
  250. 29scarab finally getting somewhere.
  251. Edelbrock VS Merlin Intake
  252. Hydraulic Steering Upgrade
  253. Donzi 25 top speed
  254. Wide or narrow band air / fuel meter
  255. Unabashed Gearhead Gnarlyness
  256. To choke or not choke?
  257. CMI Headers/496 HO
  258. Need 16 rib blower belt
  259. poll, how fast will my chevelle be with the new power?
  260. are all bravo couplers the same?
  261. Who does ECU mapping
  262. 496 Oil Filter
  263. Using A/C while on a lift
  264. Marine Vinyl Supplier?
  265. wstsidesrf shoot me a email
  266. How did oil get here?
  267. cool fuel drain plug
  268. I did it to myself and now I need help selecting injectors and fuel mapping
  269. 5.7 GM Marine HP?
  270. Gen V heads on early 454 block
  271. Worth the gain? AFR CNC heads/Crane 731 roller/carb on 454 magnum?
  272. EFI with big cams
  273. Replace Dip Stick?
  274. Steering loose at speed...
  275. 454 Mag Fuel preasure
  276. ECM mefi 1 question
  277. Suggestions on setup
  278. middle floor board rotted
  279. bow lift
  280. Crack in Head
  281. 454 to 496-is it worth it???
  282. 454MagMPI Electrical problem
  283. boost gauge
  284. Anyone have any experience with these Tabs?
  285. 241 liberator
  286. Lightning Damage
  287. gas sender unit
  288. winterizing AC and sinks ?
  289. Anyone have the torque specís for Intake manifold & Head on a 350 Magnum motor?
  290. Why am I too slow?
  291. What limits the amount of boost?
  292. 496 Mag HO Winterization
  293. Beware. Prop Buster.
  294. Anybody have Access or Wisdom on Bosch Fuel pumps ??
  295. Help, lost 800 rpm...
  296. Warning you about Chinese Junk - doing my duty
  297. port side steering
  298. winterize question
  299. Changing to Holley
  300. Marine vs Automotive Head work
  301. Outdrive Lube Pump
  302. motor work by nickerson
  303. Liquid filled compass. What oil?
  304. Need TPS sensor
  305. Are all boat dealers too rich to return phone calls??
  306. what do you guys think of this sbc build for my chevelle?
  307. 35 Fountain
  308. Valve size
  309. tank full or empty over winter with reformulated gas??
  310. Schenatic wanted- wiring two batteries, two engines, shutoff
  311. PLEASE HELP! Pop up cleats
  312. Bravo 1 question
  313. Stupid question about putting boat up for the winter
  314. Compression ratio vs Chamber cc
  315. How Are These Heads ???
  316. 502 low compression
  317. Vibration/ bent shaft?
  318. ??? about stand off box
  319. Shift cable through transom assy.?
  320. Outboard surges, warning lights show
  321. Who is doing 4 - 7 firing order swap.
  322. Metrinch??????????
  323. Model # for this K-plane?
  324. Put drive on and now starter grinds
  325. 496 vs 502
  326. weak link on Imco Extreme drives 1st gen??
  327. 140*F Thermostat for Merc 496
  328. buying new drive, what ratio should i get?
  329. cam specs on 525/exhaust. in a Pachanga
  330. Bravo XR / Engine Overheat
  331. Ignition Module V8-HP advance??
  332. Any gains on stock 7.4L from thru-hull exhaust?
  333. Gil Exhaust
  334. bravo one 4 blade 24p
  335. drive engage question
  336. seawater/fuel pump on Gen VI w/ serpentine setup
  337. boat manufactures
  338. Help need performance shop or person southeast
  339. Pics Of Oil Cooler Rigging
  340. Engine Bearring tech sheet
  341. Oil pan drain plug...thread size?
  342. Blower Question Again
  343. gear drive
  344. BBC Bowtie MarkIV 10051107 Block... Where?
  345. 496 Ho ?
  346. Y-pipe for SB or BB ?
  347. Thru transom/thru prop exhaust ??
  348. 7.4L Carburetor Information Needed
  349. Oil and Water Temps
  350. TRS Parts - Price and Info
  351. TRS set up adapter needed for winterizing
  352. Nose cone or no Nose cone?
  353. Checking fuel pressure ?
  354. Intake Manifold 540, HELP!
  355. How can I protect upolstery this winter
  356. cabin door
  357. Water in bow but not in stern
  358. NEED Delco Electrical Book, REMAN etc... !
  359. Bilge Cleaner
  360. Oil pressure question
  361. What Carb should I use for my 540?
  362. Loss of oil pressure ?????????
  363. EFI gurus
  364. Holley model#/cfm
  365. Trailer needs restoring
  366. Cylinder psi vs load
  367. # 6 drive oil question
  368. Easy question?
  369. Stern Jack help.....
  370. 320 EFI with Alpha SS Jump on it or run the other way?
  371. Correct method for bleeding a full hydro system??
  372. no oil psi no knock
  373. 496 Raw Wtr Pressure Switch brass fitting?
  374. 350/300hp Magnum Blown Head Gasket or what?
  375. Blower motor air/fuel ratios
  376. Whats normal water pressure, stock hp500's
  377. TRS and Speedmaster Lowers
  378. How do I get 300+HP from Merc350/260?
  379. 250 Blower oil
  380. Water Pressure Switch
  381. How much Gear LZube for #6SSM Dry Sump
  382. 5.0 LX Merc engine noise
  383. Water pressure guage question for 496HO
  384. Need a crashbox ID
  385. WOT problem
  386. hp 500 carb'd heads
  387. suggestions please
  388. Help from the engine pros
  389. 496 HO Oil Sender Location?
  390. HELP I think I bent it!!
  391. Merc Racing extended warrantee????
  392. Why no vacuum advance???
  393. Shift question and stainless vs aluminum
  394. Another Oil Thread - 2 Cycle this time
  395. Bravo 1 upper vs. Bravo 2 upper
  396. problem turning on right side
  397. Camshaft dilema. Help me decide where to go next.
  398. 496 Owners: Ever check your intake air temps with a scanner?
  399. IAC bouncing 0 to 1 at idle...
  400. Need info changing from Carbed to Injected?
  401. Scarab P-29 w/ Blackhawk drives and 377 power
  402. Which intake manifold do I need? Vortex?
  403. Outdrive question
  404. outdrive anode
  405. what prop
  406. Prop shaft splines are jacked!
  407. Update - drive trim - goes down, not up
  408. 454 mag timimg question
  409. Electric fuel pump tip
  410. Checking for Hydrolock
  411. Why bother cleaning bottom of boat?
  412. Whipples on 38 scarab with 500 EFI
  413. Procharger Question
  414. Replacing the friggin' steering wheel!
  415. Modify early Intake to fit newer SBC ?
  416. bmax upper and bravo lower ?
  417. Making the switch from 454 to 496 ho
  418. Engine Adventures
  419. Pachanga-27 Stock How fast??
  420. Found Copper & Silver metal in oil filter...
  421. 502 cam specs please
  422. 502 MPI - ASM lower intake versus stock
  423. HP500EFI Mechanical Fuel Pump?
  424. aftermarket rims on trailer?
  425. Electrical gremlin!!
  426. Most HP with stock gen 6 crank
  427. Need some tech advice from engine techs
  428. calling brian, with the raylar boat?
  429. Cracked block...New engine ideas
  430. outboard height
  431. Westerbeke Service
  432. Worn valve springs 502 MPI?
  433. Need a valve cover hose fitting p/n for 502 efi
  434. how hard is to replace the starter
  435. Low speed miss
  436. How much oil is ok for a 502mag
  437. HP500EFI runns cold
  438. What is the torque value for a std Bravo top cap??
  439. No start condition
  440. put on the 1050 today
  441. Problem with fuel system
  442. First time changing 502 impeller
  443. Prop and speed calculator
  444. Crankshaft Cutting
  445. How do you pull engine with TRS drive / BW tranny ?
  446. 7.4 MPI overheating
  447. 496 mag oil consumption??
  448. Starter internal difference 10 MT LH vs RH
  449. mercury 850sci
  450. Always friggin' something!
  451. BROKEN VALVE SPRING ??? Help !
  452. Diacom Guru needed Dave_n?????
  453. Head problems
  454. Mirage 25 pitch/ RH on ebay....
  455. Paging 496HO and Diacom Gurus...Again
  456. nosecones or Imco lowers?
  457. Fogging???
  458. Rich overnight
  459. English lesson....
  460. need new windshield
  461. Engine noise
  462. High Volume Oil Pump
  463. cobra engines quality and dependability?
  464. Transom thickness
  465. winnterizing/ethanol
  466. Can a Chevy 383 / 425hp Street Engine be used in a Marine Application?
  467. 96 502 efi vapor lock?
  468. Winterizing question?
  469. carb jetting and pressure?
  470. Heavy Duty Alpha?
  471. Dynamic Compression Ratio versus Octane
  472. Bravo 1 trim angle?
  473. Bilge Blower Direction for best Efficiency & Safety
  474. Latest Powerboat mag - "Power Brokers" article...
  475. Drives tow in or tow out performance settings
  476. Fuel Tank Clean Out
  477. intercoolers of choice
  478. more hp from 496 ho
  479. FYI, I found a great cross-reference for filters (fuel, oil, air)
  480. Realistic Hp 500 Hp
  481. ROLLA Props on EBay (Right Now) What Do You Think? (With EBay LINK)
  482. TPS trouble shooting w/o scan tool
  483. Upgraded engine lost speed any help?
  484. 496HO getting crappy at 3k RPM?
  485. Engine building guru ?'s
  486. 496 connecting rods
  487. Rotella synthetic vs. Mobile one gold cap?
  488. 383 build up
  489. ROLLA Props on Ebay (right now) What do you think?
  490. 82 ish Mercruiser wiring info wanted.
  491. Engine Backfire
  492. alarms/496 ho's going crazy
  493. 502 fuel system questions
  494. 496 Cowl Bolts
  495. Who's using SS Competition Gauges??
  496. Milky Oil, Raised Level
  497. Been Gone For 10 Days
  498. Gimble bearing removal
  499. water pump puley locked up
  500. Cutting open a oil Filter