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  1. Thermostat and Winterizing 494?
  2. hyd steering question
  3. Bravo Shift Cable Push Or Pull?
  4. Trouble with 496 HO!
  5. Oval port or rectangular port intake???
  6. Anyone else blow apart a drive saver for a Stellings box
  7. Engine Flush on tear down????
  8. Cabin Heater usinf FW cooling?
  9. Flushing drive pumps
  10. Winterizing the HP525
  11. 140 merc
  12. Houstonprop, update please
  13. K-Plane disassembly
  14. Dry Sump Systems
  15. 241 Liberator Help?
  16. Boating with a Full Moon
  17. Engine Coatings
  18. Carbbed 500HP fyel Pump
  19. 1988 454 Mag Specs ?
  20. Trolley to remove/refit B-1 drive
  21. inner transom plate installation?
  22. Anyone Used Crane Marine Ignition Module?
  23. low water pick ups
  24. Magnesium anode for TRS
  25. Mercury HP 525 Water Pressure
  26. Miniature Unlimited Hydroplane
  27. Winterizing-Alpha Drive Question
  28. When to change Valve Springs
  29. desktop dyno my 400smblocks please/revised
  30. V.D.O gauges
  31. Anodes ???
  32. Speedo Help
  33. blowing drive oil
  34. Anybody Know Where To Look??
  35. 2 Bolt or 4 Bolt mains??
  36. boost & rpm
  37. OK to Boost?
  38. Transom assembly wires??
  39. Trim Pumps and Fluid Viscosity.
  40. Bravo I Trim Issues - Ideas?
  41. ended up limping home DOH!! what the f-?
  42. What's the deal withthe 524 CID...
  43. Bravo one top cap chalked w/ shower...?
  44. ProCharger refresh question...
  45. outboard prop on speedmaster
  46. Bottom Paint Removal
  47. carburetor air screws
  48. What Spark Plugs do you Use?
  49. HP525 EFI Dyno Numbers
  50. Gale Banks Cam
  51. Blown or NA?
  52. will running rich result in smoke
  53. Two Drives/Props off Single Engine
  54. Servicing a 575SCI blower
  55. hp500 valve spring job?
  56. What are your thought's on changing this Triple to a Staggered?
  57. Gear oil out of the water pickup?
  58. Age old 454 hop-up question
  59. B&M Blower Question
  60. Goofy fluid change question....
  61. alpha drives magnet
  62. 502 MPI - Redline on the Volts Gauge... Help.?
  63. Repairing bolt holes in transom
  64. Procedure for removing the engine and trans
  65. hey checkmate454mag,thankyou rmbuilder
  66. 383 Strokers?
  67. Efi - Bank to Bank or Sequential?
  68. Need Help 500efi
  69. Turbine Dilemma
  70. Merc Racing Blue Paint
  71. God hates me, that's what it is!!! Now what do I do???
  72. drive alignment problem
  73. how do i winterize 350 mag
  74. Correct Oil Filter P/N
  75. Transom replacement
  76. hp500 remote oil filter and cooler ?
  77. Convert manual racing steering to power?
  78. RH or LH rotation
  79. rubber treated exhaust flapper
  80. Timming?
  81. home made swimplatform? is it worth doing.
  82. Changing Outdrive Oil
  83. Engine coolant for 496HO
  84. what can i drop in????
  85. desk top dyno my 400sb please
  86. Drive break-in?
  87. Need a Merc Part Number
  88. Feedback on new Bravo X Drives 6:50 ratio
  89. Stellings drive shaft problems
  90. 1978 Cigarette 35' Mistress Project-Engine Rebuild Questions
  91. Merc Or Omc
  92. 575 fuel consumption
  93. How many hours before a rebuild?
  94. Carnage! Tear down of 385ci sbc
  95. on line prop calculater
  96. timing "bounce" with v6 module?Normal?
  97. Hydromotive Guad4X vs Bravo 1
  98. upgrading stock Gen V 502 Mag's ???
  99. 35 Executioner w/ T-496HO's, Props??
  100. Got A Pair Of 496 Mags For Sale
  101. Checking electric brake controller
  102. Bravo one questions
  103. Timing?
  104. Part #'s for Merc 500 carb
  105. hoss props
  106. carb jetting
  107. Why did my 496HO blow @4400 RPM
  108. Best head gaskets and bearings for BBC
  109. Removing K Planes
  110. Lab props - Is it better to start with a bigger pitch or smaller pitch?
  111. Extention boxes/X-dimension on 31' Scarab?
  112. Mark IV block & Gen V heads - Who has done this? Please read.
  113. Prop Experts Please Take a look
  114. Cometic head gaskets
  115. Hyd. Steering advice
  116. Powdercoating Ext. boxes and uppers?
  117. water pressure
  118. 22' Baja Hammer, SPEED??
  119. what props are being used on 36 daytonas
  120. Bravo 1 question
  121. TRS/Speedmaster 2, trim cylinder
  122. propeller vs rpm question
  123. 24 Baja SHIFTING with OMC
  124. Merc vs. Volvo??
  125. Help! Developed vibration
  126. Scorpion upgrades
  127. I'ts Official! Rtech Fountain hits 100 MPH GPS
  128. Shorty Gear Box
  129. engine submerged while boat on trailer
  130. Scarab S 30': TRS vs. KAAMA
  131. Selecting a trailer?
  132. Procharger M-1 or M-1sc
  133. 24 Eliminator Daytona
  134. looking for a 3" dia. pulley for Holley 250 blower
  135. Bravo rear anchor pin assy.
  136. Computer whiz?
  137. bravo to arneson surface conv.
  138. Factory fuel tank location
  139. Piston part #
  140. Best Tranny for mercury 6 drives?
  141. trim tabs adj. from throttles ?
  142. procharger aw504 inner cooler pressure drop
  143. Dyno results
  144. Hey, TAZ! Bmax thread..
  145. what would cause?
  146. Bravo 1 shifting hard
  147. Last issue before I can finish up the resto and splash...Trim in handle won't trim up
  148. Anyone know what size blower this is?
  149. Cleaning marine growth from outdrive?
  150. Stern Powr drives?
  151. Crane Hyd. Roller cam breakage
  152. Blower on 24 Eliminator
  153. Stalker cat?
  154. Revolution Marine Exhaust
  155. V-belts
  156. Fuel sender/fuel tank ground?
  157. Rebuilding Alpha drive with aftermarket parts
  158. GPS With speedo attachment
  159. 29' Baja Outlaw Drive/Tab Indicators
  160. TOO LOUD !!!!! possible inexpensive fix
  161. M-3 Prochargers with Intercoolers - How Much $
  162. Drive temps...anyone checking?
  163. What cam for a 500 EFI
  164. Exhaust for a BBC????
  165. Carb recommendation on 454 mag with M-1
  166. Exhaust risers?
  167. 500efi
  168. Need clutch assembly & U Joint for Bravo 1
  169. Bandit 800 SC's???
  170. Electric Brake question
  171. Does suction hose to SW pump need wire??
  172. Anyone rebuild Bravo 1 drives
  173. Anyone rebuild Bravo 1 drives
  174. New ACCLERATORS ON SALE&BRAVO-ONES
  175. Electric Trailer Jack
  176. Merc 600sc?Any Good?
  177. Tuning suggestions
  178. Year of Manufacture of Bravo Thru SN?
  179. Ford Vs Chevy
  180. Darin, did you get my prop?
  181. Closed Cooling
  182. Engine Transportation
  183. startup problem
  184. shifting problem?
  185. inverters
  186. Mercury RS-Drive ??
  187. Stroke, Blower, or Whipple
  188. Procharger M1
  189. serpentine belt
  190. Anyone with Desktop Dyno
  191. Water Jacket Plating?
  192. Anyone with Hydromotive P5X results?
  193. Anyone with 3.5 psi pro-chargers on 496HO?
  194. 468 w/871 blower
  195. Who's blown an outdrive??
  196. Carb 500Hp Maintenance
  197. Grab Rail
  198. How are dry headers set-up and how do they work?
  199. Headers or Manifolds ?
  200. Baja 240 Sport OMC 460 King Cobra Shifting Problem
  201. Exhaust Manifold Question
  202. Prop Manufacture ID
  203. Hot alternator shaft
  204. pressurized sump 454 Horizon
  205. #5 Drive Steering assy. Needed
  206. weeds in lower unit water pick up
  207. prop question
  208. couple of questions
  209. Compass problems ...
  210. Bravo1 How high X with std water intakes?
  211. Supercharging my 365 Mags, What else is needed??
  212. Sporadic overheating/vapor lock?SW pump?
  213. 24 daytona prop tuning
  214. Paint suggestions below the water line!
  215. Last Oil change for the season ....
  216. shuts down when put in gear
  217. 525 sc 1999 any good?
  218. How much more power with a tunnel ram type of intake?
  219. 13 fun cat or 12 foot minihawk
  220. 12' mini hawk
  221. Supercharging - Procharging???
  222. Ford Super Duty drivetrain problems
  223. From props to oil??
  224. Best lubricant for sticky shifters?
  225. Hydraulic steering questions
  226. small block whipple chargers
  227. throttle is hard to push
  228. Merc 440's
  229. Resurface Heads or Not?
  230. Resleeve Merc Pro Max outboard
  231. Pressure test EM's
  232. Heat range on Autolite AP605? HELP?
  233. Bravo 1 G-bearing and u-joint inspection
  234. Gm Zz 572
  235. BBC Merlin Head Questions
  236. water feed for a superchiller
  237. Imco Gatlin Mufflers
  238. Help with GM cam timing events?specs,
  239. KAAMA Drive Parts?
  240. Gil Manifolds
  241. Reasons for using a shorty drive
  242. Are Gaeffric Redline Gauges Accurate
  243. How much power with a two bolt main 454
  244. Crane Hydraulic Roller cam failures
  245. TRS Gear Housing
  246. Propshaft for Bravo
  247. why do blower engines surge at idle?
  248. I need a manifold
  249. Good oil pan for Big Block Chevy's
  250. Help Choose Engine Upgrades
  251. anyone need tall deck parts?
  252. Flywheel expert required
  253. Brand of "87" Gasoline and engine knock issues
  254. Whats The Deal????
  255. high oil temperatures
  256. Help with Gen VI 454 piston rings
  257. 420 Belts, Pulleys, and Idler
  258. old gas
  259. Pyrometers In Gil Exhaust
  260. Home made 525sc for Formula 357
  261. Valves Collide with Pistons ....
  262. Horsepower at crank vs prop
  263. gauge accuracy
  264. What type of plugs are recommended for Merc motors
  265. Gaffrie gauges
  266. Is the coupler pattern same as clutch?
  267. 502EFI missing / sometimes
  268. Trailer Question
  269. More HP for 420Hp
  270. Can Not Figure It Out,,Please Help
  271. 502 overheating! Help!!!
  272. What does it cost to freshen up Merc 575's?
  273. tall deck long blocks
  274. Closed Cooling Leaks
  275. Cam Timing Question
  276. Spindle replacement?
  277. 575SCI TPS issues?
  278. Diference Btwn a 3 and a 3a drive?
  279. how long at what rpm
  280. Odd 575SCI and tachometer problem
  281. horsepower happy: How much?
  282. Water in Hydraulic Oil
  283. Did I blow a trans?
  284. Changing gelcoat color?
  285. Who makes this Trim Tab?
  286. Electric Bolster not working
  287. trim cylinder hyd line leaking
  288. alarm going off
  289. Drive Vibration?
  290. 502 Mag EFI vs TBI
  291. 502MPI with low oil pressure
  292. MPI Wire Harness
  293. High Oil Pressure - Help!!!!!!
  294. Will thunderbolt 5 ign. work in a IV??
  295. won't come out of the water
  296. OMC 460 Cobra exhaust risers
  297. Gear change in Bravo??
  298. More Horsepower Please
  299. Whats A Good Rpm Range?
  300. How common are gelcoat cracks in a boat?
  301. Powder Coat Drive ?
  302. question on Merc alarm system
  303. Dart vs Merlin
  304. Oil for 525EFI
  305. I Recommend Teague Marine
  306. Engine modification
  307. Want to swap Bravo III for I or Blackhawk
  308. Check both drives while repairing bad one?
  309. Rebuilding a 28' Apache?!?!?!
  310. Air Pump For 1991 Corsa Mufflers???
  311. Mercruiser EFI
  312. Navigation Equipment Recommendations?
  313. Class Rules for A-Class in mid-1990's?
  314. Mercury 496 Mag HO question
  315. Broken Cavitation Plate
  316. Mild Horsepower
  317. Plumbing a mech fuel presure gage?
  318. Milling heads and notching bores
  319. CMI braided hose question
  320. Engine doesn't start. (454 MAG Stock)
  321. Attention KAAMA drive experts!! Need prop help
  322. Best Drive tow in or out settings
  323. Too small of cam?
  324. bravo1 lower gearcase VS. rock pile...... help
  325. How hard to change low water pickups to regular?
  326. Need 7.4 Long Block
  327. Rebuild or upgrade components 454 HP420???
  328. 502 carb jetting
  329. 502 Long Block $$
  330. Stelling
  331. 502 MPI VST Check
  332. master blaster
  333. LH prop on a RH drive?
  334. Looking for Alpha Inner and Outer Transom assembly and complete Alpha drive
  335. Mirage Vs Mirage Plus.
  336. prop suggestions ?
  337. HP500carb/Max power RPM
  338. Solution for Head Gasket troubles- Blown or N/A
  339. Oildyne pumps
  340. weber carb rebuild?
  341. where do you guys buy parts for a tune up?
  342. Room at Cumberland for Poker Run
  343. Fooling the computer...fuel & water temp?
  344. 04 29 fountain 575 blown xr is it just me
  345. need 2x V6 or HP modules for ThunderB IV
  346. Salvaging My Sunk Boat- What Should I Save?
  347. clever props
  348. need help finding the right prop
  349. AFR heads: Anyone else interested in buying?
  350. Crusader 502?
  351. Propeller Advise 292 Formula
  352. Fed up with Dominator, any ideas on where I can send it ?
  353. Supercharged Engines of LOTO Shootout
  354. Low water pick up with a nose cone... How about a screen?
  355. Bravo from TRS conversion, What is needed?
  356. Water pressure increased... Help.
  357. #4 cylinder failed 3 times in 3 rebuilds on 502zz
  358. MerCruiser Rev Limiter?
  359. 496 block, What head will fit.
  360. good luck to our friends in Florida
  361. HP500 carbs on a 450HP/454vortec JETS??
  362. zz 502
  363. Houstonprop help, I just smoked my prop
  364. The advantage and disantvantage of mounting engines close
  365. Bending water supply hose
  366. Idle step down kits
  367. Mercruiser 7.4L Harmonic Balancer ??
  368. can I run without flappers in y pipe with crane cam?
  369. TRS Drive Fluid
  370. Bravo XR stuck in FWD??
  371. Has anybody flat spotted roller lifters w/synthetic oil?
  372. How wide is the old style 2.5 cowling
  373. Murphey's Law,oil rings don't fit!!!!!!!!!!!
  374. Status of Shoreline Trailers
  375. Pfaff or Teague or ?
  376. where are flappers located in y pipe?
  377. HELP...One motor burning alot more fuel???
  378. What is oil pan capacity on Mercury Bulldog?
  379. how to tell top ring with NO instructions??
  380. what would a starter tooth sound like?
  381. High HP engines stalling when placed in gear.
  382. speedmaster 3
  383. Popping through the exhaust
  384. This winter's project
  385. 600 lbs less, almost same speed.
  386. stumped on rattle?
  387. Reversion (again)
  388. 502 EFI dying after reaching warmup temps
  389. converting from a bravo1 to a xz
  390. HP500 (carb) Exhaust
  391. supercooler
  392. Who has the BEST dyno?
  393. Transom Mounted 1 1/4 Pickup (pipe)
  394. What Drive 850 HP?
  395. Looking for Upholstery in Houston, Tx
  396. Can anyone help me find a Merc part # f/ 575SCI part?
  397. Dual water pickup with high x demension?
  398. Sending Units
  399. Oil by pass valve GenVI
  400. fair price for m3 prochargers???
  401. Yet another trailer brake thread....
  402. Mpi 502
  403. superchiller for 525sc
  404. Bravo hesitation when shifting into gear????
  405. Clean-up Special
  406. KILL (barnicle)BILL?
  407. Bent Crank ??
  408. Can't get the friggin ink of my sunpad!!!
  409. F/S Bravo 1 24P Prop
  410. Engine remove and replace
  411. Help Crane Cam.what Is It?
  412. Went 96.2 and blew the outdrive
  413. What actually happend when I reversed oil hoses??
  414. Tach Problem
  415. Gimbal Bell Housing Repair....Opinions !
  416. hot off the Mill iol cooler mtg brkts
  417. What props work best on TRS's?
  418. #6 prop loosens
  419. WOT Speed and RPM Loss
  420. Custom Electronic Panels
  421. Drives - Paint or Powder Coat?
  422. Still up in the air about heads
  423. Remote Oil Filter HELP
  424. 500efi spare parts??
  425. Pro's vs Con's...Conventional vs Synthetic
  426. EFI Gueru's
  427. Bravo 1 drive oil change procedure
  428. Top Gun transome angle
  429. Prop advice/5 blade
  430. Rebuilt Engine Help Needed
  431. Mounting of power steering cooler
  432. Anyone ever shorten a flame arrester?
  433. cam choice?
  434. amazing salt vs fresh
  435. speedmaster prop diameter?
  436. x dimension on twins
  437. OK! Ok! Ok!
  438. I need the wirring diagram for a gps speedometer
  439. Mariner Optimax 150 to 175 Upgrade.
  440. need a ZZ502 camshaft.Part#12366543
  441. Repairing Gel coat????????????????????
  442. 502/500hp Through Prop exhaust
  443. Installing MSD Ign.
  444. Guage and supplier of Marine grade wire
  445. Correct prop ?
  446. TRS to Bravo Conversion
  447. Seeking Spare Ignition Module
  448. Procharger pullies
  449. 500HP carb clone
  450. Dirty Drive Oil
  451. Overheating problem
  452. engine pre oiling systems
  453. Needs some help here guys.....
  454. 525sc cam specs
  455. Gaffrig starter lockout switch where...
  456. Carrera 24 fuel tank/removal issue.
  457. MSD high vibration coil
  458. 28 Profile Cat
  459. More HP for HP 500
  460. pro charged 502 mpi w/high oil temp
  461. Lots to Learn!
  462. 496 still poppin at idle????
  463. Merc Silent Choice Problem
  464. Oil Temps / Pan or Cooler?
  465. Cams and Desktop Dyno
  466. HP 500 Missfire and Sputturing
  467. Gil Exhaust Air Pump-Circa 1994?
  468. 708-cubic-inch, all-aluminum engine for marine use
  469. Corsa Captains Call
  470. Houston Prop?
  471. Have Twins And Ya Loose One ?
  472. Converting Wet To Dry Headers
  473. 502 Mag cam change?
  474. TRS Parts
  475. Motor Running Hot...Still.. Circulating Pump?
  476. Can I run my CMI tube top headers dry?
  477. Oil Filter Study
  478. Quick and Quiet too Loud
  479. good outdrive shop around CT/LONG ISLAND area?
  480. Trailer won't back up . . .
  481. Charging system??
  482. Motor Overheated, will a loose hose clamp cause this?
  483. Now What?
  484. Water Circulating Pump--How do I Test
  485. Water pressure gauge conversion to elec.
  486. Bravo XR's?
  487. SC600, PFM,Superchiller kit, wanted
  488. Has anyone changed out a race fairing ...
  489. Add On Hydraulic Steering?
  490. desperately seeking Gen VI flywheel for cast crank 454/502
  491. oil pres. issue, advise needed
  492. Transporting your boats
  493. stupid question
  494. changing throttle/shifter controls
  495. Oil Thermostat
  496. 500 EFI Modifications ???
  497. Need help in determining if this 377 Cubic inch will work in boat
  498. bravo gimbal bearing removal
  499. How Hard Can It Be?
  500. Raylar Upgrade