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  1. Vinyl upholstery cleaner
  2. Hey AWESLH!
  3. 454-310 MPI fuel pressure issues...
  4. drive painting
  5. Phone number for Mercury Racing parts?
  6. XR VS IMCO, and the answer is
  7. engine builders
  8. Looking For S.s. Electrical Fittings
  9. Cable Assist Hydraulic Steering Vs Full Hydraulic
  10. Mercruiser 454 magnum
  11. Serpentine pulleys from 502 Procharger install
  12. New 600 Merc. Hp
  13. TRS Bellows Replacement
  14. Paint Job
  15. Hook on trailing edge of hull....what if.......
  16. how much and where to get hydrolic stearing?
  17. Stud Girdles
  18. Fuel Filter/WaterSeperator
  19. Gas for promax 300
  20. Adding oil temp and water pressure gauges
  21. Looking For A Pair Of Hp-500 Cams
  22. mechanical water pressure & intake manifold pressure/ boost gage
  23. MSD Distributors & Boxes $$$
  24. restoring old formula
  25. Trailer Tires?
  26. Volvo Penta QL Boat Trim system
  27. Timing Advance HP500
  28. Reversion on 502 with Quick and Quiet plus?
  29. HP500 Crane Cam?
  30. When do cats fly?
  31. 540-598 with Chevy Rect port heads?
  32. Removing tab stops,Dangerous????
  33. Recommendations in selecting camshaft
  34. Extreme Mufflers
  35. 96 Scarab 29 windscreen
  36. Dyno results for Rtech supercharged 500EFI - 830 HP
  37. 2000 HP 500 Carb's w/ 150 hrs - Redo valvetrain or just replace springs??
  38. How long will my Alpha last?!?!!!? 450HP
  39. Spiro locks... is there
  40. Head gaskets--Fel-Pro or Cometic
  41. anyone running big brodie heads?
  42. Sound insulation
  43. FloScan Twinscan installation
  44. sea strainers install?
  45. Manifolds and Risers for a Ford 351
  46. Engine sputter/Trim
  47. 1999 500hp
  48. fuel system help
  49. engine weight
  50. Replace head gasket
  51. Paint for engines questions
  52. Stainless steel AN hose fittings
  53. Mefi greif. Help? Who's got the best Source.
  54. WANTED: BlowerTechnician near Charlotte, NC
  55. X dimension on a Baja H2X???
  56. paging tie rod
  57. Who has a great deal on a 496HO Whipple?
  58. Merc block #
  59. 496 MAG ????'s
  60. Captains choice question
  61. A/C and Generator
  62. VHF antenna tuning
  63. Holley Carb tuning questions
  64. Muffler cylinder ???
  65. 5 Blade Prop Question?
  66. Shorepower wiring grounding
  67. Thottle Up!
  68. A Challenge = Free Lunch
  69. 575 SCI Whipple intercooler/intake ?$$?
  70. XR vs ZR
  71. Need Tail Stock Housing For #3 Speedmaster
  72. Prop ? Mirage vs. Laser II vs. Ballistic
  73. 95 powerstroke direct inj performance boost
  74. TCI, ATI, Fluidampr...........
  75. Numbers on outdrive
  76. hp 500 oil therm hose routing
  77. Looking for Jetting suggestions
  78. Pettit VIVD Bottom Paint
  79. The Test Results Are In.
  80. 496 questions
  81. Warranty Mercury 500hp Question!
  82. engine search
  83. Bravo Noise
  84. Reverse rotation mpi
  85. Volvo vs. Merc.
  86. What Brand is This Prop?
  87. 330 rebuild
  88. Bravo movement side-to-side
  89. Prop Question
  90. 353 formula wippled arneon's
  91. Shameless
  92. X Drive ratio question
  93. Transmissions
  94. 540 Dyno Numbers
  95. where to get intake manifold spacer?tall/short stuff
  96. piston problem
  97. `496 Mag Ho Tuning!!!
  98. Heelllppp!!! Bolster Seats....
  99. Help with EMI exhaust
  100. L-29 Vortech - Heads
  101. Merc 525 "Safe Mode"
  102. difference between 5.7 mpi and 350 mag?
  103. Verify age of Mercruiser
  104. I'm in need of advice on replacing a cracked 502 MPI 1999.
  105. quick question, crankshaft hp vs propshaft hp
  106. under hatch mirror
  107. Which Battery Charger
  108. Need help on a 28 foot V-Boat!!!
  109. Pre Lube System Question
  110. CG location for 35 Motion
  111. Cam experts: reversion question?
  112. 27 Fever fuel tank
  113. Engine hatch Vinyl
  114. Anybody make clamp-on exhaust tip extensions?
  115. Less speed but better handling
  116. mercruiser prop on a king cobra
  117. 6 hose to 4 hose T stat housing upgrade?
  118. Alpha Drive AN Fitting For Vent Plug
  119. Closed Cooling Question
  120. Bravo top cap removal
  121. Steering fitting / plumbing ??
  122. water pressure
  123. Bravo XZ or Bravo I, How can I tell?
  124. Bravo 111
  125. OOpps.Lean wasn't mean
  126. Power inverter question
  127. Boat Hatch
  128. which muffler to use?
  129. Dennis Moore SBC High PERFORMANCE
  130. Bravo Magnesium/zinc Anodes
  131. marine carb
  132. timing cover
  133. Merc Blues & Their Valve Springs
  134. New I.T.S. top caps
  135. Engine builders: 502 block defect
  136. 350 Mag performance upgrade suggestions
  137. fuel pump question
  138. Jacobs marine ignition ? ?
  139. Need Advice - Used Engines
  140. Trick Marine Billet Cap/Shower
  141. exhaust ?
  142. Imron on gelcoat...what about seems?
  143. Revolution marine exhaust ?
  144. Interlux Perfection ?
  145. Krusin Kool Air Conditioner and genset
  146. 30 vs. 34 pitch bravo one prop
  147. Cam help
  148. Valve Springs - 500 vs 525
  149. What ECM should I Buy?
  150. Back engineer my 454
  151. Mesa Jesel and OSO members
  152. XR Drive Engaging
  153. Stainless Marine exhaust
  154. Camshaft Selection for 454 / 365 magnum
  155. Nose cone talk on "cat" with twins...
  156. Repairing Damaged Skegs
  157. 496 exhaust
  158. compression ratio
  159. 496 HO manifold restrictor plate removal?
  160. Sheet Metal Intake!
  161. building 502 ?
  162. 7.4 L29 to 502 mag mpi swap
  163. bravo one shift interupter
  164. Clay Smith Cams
  165. New heads oval or rectangle
  166. Hp500 Oil Temp
  167. Best Drive Showers??
  168. Mercury 1075 "Constant 1075HP output" How?
  169. Fuel pump recommendations
  170. hp500 efi long block with intake and carb
  171. Cleaning electrical connections.
  172. Wanted 500hp
  173. EMI Thunder Cast Riser VS SS Riser
  174. top end rebuilds for 500efi +496 ho?
  175. short deck&tall deck cylinder heads?
  176. Whats the difference between #6 wet and #6 dry drive
  177. 525sc octane ????
  178. Merc 525sc Motors
  179. pros and cons on new style bravo 1
  180. supercharger? how does it work
  181. Help, need tailpipes for triple engine setup
  182. Merlin X head
  183. small vs larg oval port heads
  184. four winns liberator speed ?
  185. I Have Some Lab Test Reports On Oem Bravo U-bolts For Gimbal Ring
  186. Cheap upgrades - Exhaust mainifold swap?
  187. I need help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  188. 454/502 Whipple Oil Cooler Bracket Info
  189. Rocker Ratio 1.7 vs. 1.8
  190. how to remove J tubes
  191. 500 efi starting problem??
  192. whipple supercharger side or top?
  193. hp 500 cam specs ?
  194. CMI Headers
  195. Rtech Performance to unveil new supercharging system in Miami
  196. Trailer brake supplier online?
  197. Cylinder Flow Specs
  198. Props off kaama drive same as sm. shaft ssm
  199. Bilge switchs
  200. New noise Drive.... Gimble .....???
  201. Transom Water Pickups
  202. Blown 509 head recommendations
  203. how to take out old carpet????
  204. tunnel ram intake
  205. cam
  206. Spring Maint - Outdrive Removal
  207. Need Help Finding Wheels Centers
  208. Head gasket question?
  209. lightning exhaust
  210. Want to hot up std Merc 454 (330hp)
  211. Dyno #'s HP 500
  212. engine builder who to use?
  213. I did a BAD thing!
  214. who makes the best high perf exhaust
  215. Tie Bar Installation
  216. White Wire on Livorsi GPS Speedo
  217. High compression or low compression.
  218. Speedometer Instal.
  219. Gen VI rear main seal ?
  220. Sirius Antenna
  221. BG carb choice
  222. Fame Arrestor USGA
  223. 496 Procharger install
  224. Blower on 600 merlin???
  225. Mercury Marine Manual
  226. Apology in order...
  227. BOOST,VOLUME and BROKEN ENGINES
  228. spline engagement; bravo staggered
  229. Forged or hypereutectic pistons?
  230. How long should it take to remove/re install engines??
  231. What type sealant for gasoline?
  232. brovo gear case
  233. ATTN: Four Winns Liberator Owners
  234. Hyd. Steering Cyl.????
  235. different style power steering pump brackets
  236. Msd Advance Curve
  237. Will a cherry picker (engine hoist) work for pulling an engine
  238. anyone have take out motors available?
  239. Correct Head Torque
  240. 502/415 MPI Gen VI Camshaft / Computer
  241. A New Style Fuel Pump
  242. 4150 Carb Dimensions
  243. Keyless Ignition Merc
  244. Looking for cam and intake suggestions
  245. How to Grease a Coupler
  246. Thru Hull Scoop
  247. Exhaust reversion
  248. Exhaust thru an extension box
  249. Motor serial numbers?
  250. The difference between a gen..
  251. Getting new gel coat... couple of questions
  252. Winter Is Too Long
  253. Mercury Racing Class I Engine
  254. #6 Drive Spacers needed
  255. Flow-Torq II + 502/415 = ?
  256. SSM#3 install on my Donzi Z-33 Help?
  257. 2.5 HP per cubic inch, How hard is it?
  258. Calling all oldtimers, er, "experienced boaters" - Merc motors over the years
  259. *****cat no more
  260. FORD 351 W Rebuild ... I need advice
  261. Imco 4 x 4 Drives compared to Merc's Bravo Design
  262. special spline grease merc makes?
  263. oil consumption ...
  264. Family & Performance Boating
  265. Throttle Up Propellers on Vacation!
  266. Hi all a newbie question
  267. Pullin 89' 454's installin 99' 502 MPI's
  268. edelbrock victor jr cnc heads
  269. bravo transom assembly
  270. Johnson crank driven pump capability
  271. Spring Break with Throttle Up Propellers and Hydromotive
  272. Jack Plate siezed
  273. Lifting Pirelli flooring
  274. Doing Springs, Lifters too?
  275. Best way to make 600 hp?
  276. Drive shower or not to Drive shower ?
  277. marine carb
  278. who does good gelcoat work in Austin
  279. Installing silent choice exhaust.
  280. 21' cobalt repower 5.7 to 8.1
  281. 496 shift interupt
  282. Marine Carb or Not
  283. ?496 Mag Ho Or Hp 525 Efi?
  284. Run frig off from inverter?
  285. engine rotation ?
  286. Bravo- engaging while in neutral
  287. fountain 42, which power?
  288. Alpha Gimbal Housing
  289. Piston Sprayers
  290. 496 MAG H.O. Torque
  291. what kind of engine wear to expect?
  292. Why Solid Lifters?
  293. 496 Mag HO
  294. Guage panel
  295. Rubber trailer bumpers
  296. Drive Re-finish
  297. Ford 351 Compression Ratio
  298. 4 or 5 blade prop? who has tried both?
  299. Merc model number
  300. Marinizing an HEI
  301. What's a good cam upgrade for a 575SCI??
  302. Go Ahead--RIP MY HEART OUT on this 565cid cam...
  303. Scrap $ Value of Stainless Steel
  304. Crossover info
  305. Carpet/floor/Bolster help
  306. Intake Part#
  307. AN Stainless braided hose ends
  308. Trim pump solenoid
  309. Need Mistress Hatches, Fairing, Helm
  310. adding K planes
  311. " Dennis Moore" type book for 4.3???
  312. GPS survey
  313. Gauge Removal and Updating
  314. Lobe separation
  315. 502 MPI System, whats it worth?
  316. painting boat
  317. Cam timing adjustment
  318. HP for insurance
  319. Looking for Fuel injection.
  320. TRS gimbal ring help needed...
  321. Bravo Shop ?
  322. throttle levers a little off....
  323. What is difference 502EFI / 500HP?
  324. Any way to save rusty block/heads???
  325. Why would pink coolant drain out of 496 mag?
  326. 7.4L & 454 Magnum.
  327. Bravo Top Cap
  328. What is the process of hard anodizing?
  329. Can you guess what this photo is?
  330. Baja 38 special model 2000
  331. experience with UNI-Top CMI??
  332. Double Tie-Bars?
  333. Wet/Dry exhaust
  334. Piston to wall clearance
  335. Picture of IMCO Lowered Alt & P/S Bracket?
  336. anyone running .010 piston to cyl clearance?
  337. speedmaster gimbles
  338. loose hydraulic steering
  339. Theoretical Motor Build Up!
  340. HP 500 Heads
  341. Anybody using the XM to GPS weather radar interface?
  342. Stringer Core Removal Question?
  343. difference's in engine blocks
  344. 454mag rebuild in progress
  345. Ford 5.0 Bigger Cam, Shaving Heads, Roller Rockers... Extra Speed vs Reliability
  346. alt not charging till you rev it
  347. Desktop Dyno 2000 work with WIN XP ?
  348. 496 Draining raw water
  349. What to spray on engine for corrosion?
  350. Tail Pipes For Stellings
  351. blue print hull and dial motors
  352. What do engines weigh??
  353. Newbie: Marine Motor Questions
  354. Need a blower hatch for a 42 Fountain
  355. Doe's boost affect valve spring requirements?
  356. Going from a 502 mag to a 500efi
  357. engine builders
  358. Backfiring Issues
  359. Speed loss thru Bottom paint
  360. p/s pump and engine rotation
  361. Valve seat question
  362. Removing Imron graphics from a Fountain
  363. 502 with low oil pressure.
  364. Blower question
  365. numbers on the top of the pistons
  366. Thermal heat rejection
  367. HP500 Lifter Valley Tray - What's it for?
  368. Cylinder Pressure?
  369. Dyno sheet from Mesa
  370. 575 sci air cleaner ?
  371. New Here... Break in period Cig-20
  372. Digital Cam question
  373. headers flange
  374. Billet crossovers on 575SCi's
  375. Trim Tab Mounting
  376. HYDROCRUISER on COOLANT
  377. Carb Advice, Please!!
  378. Minneapolis area performance marine service?
  379. big jet drive
  380. are carb spacers worth 200 bucks ?
  381. Cleaning aluminum intake
  382. Budget Boat 330
  383. Neutral Safety Switch
  384. Anyone with any experience with bmax drives?
  385. manley valves??
  386. Synthetic for T R S ??
  387. Air Brushing
  388. silent choice or switchable mufflers
  389. Need suggested exhaust for 650 hp bb 540's
  390. intake manifold choice?
  391. Moroso Distributor Timing Indicator
  392. Engine Cradle
  393. HP 500 EFI Valve Spring Update Question
  394. Drive Swap
  395. 8.1 Knock Sensor
  396. Amsoil's New Gear Lube
  397. Which blower system is the best???
  398. jet ski pump condition? How? Kawasaki1100zxi
  399. oops
  400. Single Plane Intake Manifolds.
  401. 454 manifold suggestions
  402. 1993 502 exhaust manifolds
  403. 500HP's to 575's???
  404. Anybody need a pair of CMI tailpipes, half price?
  405. need trim indicator part.
  406. 454 vs. 496 exhaust angle
  407. Stock 502MagMPI Rebuild
  408. 350 mpi cam question
  409. 496 Engine Harness needed
  410. I need an Alpha lower and 4.3 V6 longblock.
  411. Thunderbolt IV
  412. Low water PU's
  413. New BB water pumps for $80???
  414. Rubber bumpers
  415. wet sanding / polishing ??
  416. Sea Strainers
  417. Methanol Additive
  418. Charger custom install
  419. Volvo Penta's new drive system
  420. Fiberglass Repair
  421. Drive recommendations
  422. gear case.com
  423. Parts Needed
  424. Dyno near Milwaukee WI
  425. reversion???
  426. How do I figure boost?
  427. 1100 Rpm @ Idle/ Bad For Xr Drives?
  428. Who does the gimbal overhauls?
  429. Paint removal
  430. I Can Now Fix Your Lower Gimbal Ring
  431. YAMAHA 200VMax 2002 model tech question
  432. engine covers
  433. Diacom Marine EFI Software
  434. Retrofitting a pad to an existing hull...
  435. expert motor builders w/ blowers advise wanted
  436. MerCruiser Power Steering
  437. upgrade a Bravo
  438. ARIZONA SPEEDA & MARINE UPGRADE?
  439. Opinions on painting / coating aluminum swim platform
  440. ITS slop factor?
  441. Does anyone have the Phone number for Joey Griffin's shop?
  442. Alien Cowling FOR YAMAHA 150VMax TRP 1998
  443. Updating a black helm?
  444. Whipple charger on 525EFI
  445. 496 HO advice
  446. which props
  447. Mfgrs claims on weight?Scarab 33'?2000yr
  448. E-a-g-l-e-s!!!!!!!!!
  449. How much is a blown XR worth?
  450. Metallurgical question
  451. Power steering expansion tank
  452. 9:1 compression and a blower with low boost
  453. 454 MPI stalling
  454. dart intakes
  455. Black Silicon Heater Hose
  456. 28 Daytona speed options... What works best?
  457. BBC Heads- worth any $$
  458. HP Gimble?
  459. Fuel Injection
  460. Prop Help
  461. Volvo Marine AntiCorrosion System
  462. Battery Charger Wiring Question
  463. 34 Scarab Repower
  464. Long Term Engine Storage
  465. Grease Fittings On Your Bravo 1 Housing
  466. Best Nose Cone
  467. New Fountain owner, need suggestions on setting up boat lift
  468. Pushrod Help
  469. bravo skeg
  470. O ringed block
  471. What year did Mercruiser go from "v" to serpintine
  472. Prop for TQ or HP for top speed???
  473. what cam with my combo
  474. Wtb 496 Ho Pcm/ecu?
  475. I JUST GOT MY 3" WINCH STRAP UNBELIEVABLE!!
  476. 2001 Ford f-150 super crew,, 4x4 5.4 L front brake rotor removal
  477. Hp500 improvements
  478. Livorsi Controls Conversion
  479. bbc valve cover GM botie
  480. -2" shorties
  481. cutting transom for drive
  482. HP500 Piston to valve clearance
  483. Afr 315cnc - 114cc, Cam?????????
  484. Listen to this blown 383 small block
  485. HP500 Roller Rockers
  486. Mercury 500 Exhaust Help
  487. cam card
  488. Value of 454 Mag Gev V take out
  489. Full Time Mufflers
  490. Vortec Heads
  491. rev limiter on hp500
  492. brodix
  493. Smartcraft for 525EFI
  494. Porting and Polishing heads
  495. exaust mods for 27 datona hp500 ?????
  496. oil temp sender location
  497. Anybody have pics of their hyd. steering rigging?
  498. Carb Advice needed, Please
  499. Need Quiet Exhaust Help
  500. stringer 800 to Merc. adapter plate