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  1. 800 dp jetting
  2. Minumum Oil Temp
  3. MSD question
  4. Leaking drive oil in bilge??
  5. fuel pressure sending unit
  6. Dropped a valve, ruined the weekend
  7. Which oil cooler?
  8. Same drive/ Engine problem
  9. prop adapter?
  10. Whipples On New 525 Efi
  11. Imco Shorties on Scarab 31?
  12. Need Some PROP Help
  13. Need Help!!!!
  14. Lower shift cable replacement
  15. Timing for HP-500 w/ thuder IV ignition???
  16. Seal kit for Merctrans II
  17. Props for twin 454 mags / bravo one
  18. Low Water Pickup Problem
  19. external steering
  20. Loto???????
  21. Bravo 1 waits to go up or down.
  22. Carb Help
  23. prop selection
  24. mm full hyd. steering
  25. how fast
  26. Blower/super Charger
  27. twin blown 350s w/ standard alphas
  28. twin blown 350s w/ standard alphas
  29. Difference between Bravo 1 and Intimidator Quad IV / Intimidator Quad
  30. Best way to install transom hardware ???
  31. Gear Lube Leak on Newly Installed TRS drives
  32. Opinions on fuel system
  33. low rpms and speed
  34. Ran engine w/o valve covers, much to my dismay minimal oil coming from rockers...
  35. Terrible tick on rebuilt engine (intermittant)
  36. All those Darn Wires
  37. Blow-By/PCV valves?
  38. Diamond plate cleaner?
  39. High oil temps, 6.2 MPI's.
  40. 250 B&M blower question
  41. Replacing heads
  42. whoops,don't suppose the oil pump drive will come out the top
  43. M-1 Install, reccomendations?
  44. 4 inch exhaust question
  45. What is it worth???
  46. gimbal rings, best price?
  47. How Much Boost????
  48. 26' scarab Speed With 502
  49. Prime Air Conditioner
  50. How to disable neutral safety switch on OMC Cobra drive?
  51. egt info
  52. 502 upgrades ( mcollinstn, dennis moore? )
  53. Drive Couplers
  54. Play in steering wheel
  55. Orange gook in 1 carb
  56. Gaffrig Shifter adjustment???
  57. 502 mag Soun bearing
  58. warning buzzers....
  59. Bravo exhaust bellows
  60. Doggy Cat
  61. BBC T-stat bypass hose, do I need it???
  62. procharger belts
  63. borg warner tranny stuck in forward???
  64. nose cones
  65. Dyno service
  66. how much gear oil
  67. Spark Plug wire
  68. 525's...one runs normal the other
  69. changing out drums to disc brakes
  70. Prop shop near LOTO?
  71. Nose cone for B1 w/low water p/u
  72. 500 hps,1 low rpm
  73. ? for Merc 575SCi experts
  74. 496 Mag
  75. Quickfuel Carbs
  76. Drive toe-in/toe-out
  77. Boat is Swaying bad at high speed
  78. help parts guys,need to find/buy a gen 4 internal balance fly wheel
  79. Gen 6 502 efi part numbers
  80. Weeds - Big Time... Raw Water Pickup ????'s
  81. 310 H.p 454mpi- Need More Power Cheap-help!
  82. Installed HPI Mufflers today
  83. Drive Coupler/striped the splines
  84. Engine oil pressure too high???
  85. Prop Suggestions
  86. oil pressure bouncing around . . .
  87. engine hatch switch
  88. merc drive oil reservoir bottle
  89. calibrating gaffrig gauges
  90. Help with Timing Light
  91. How much total timing?
  92. Tower of Power!
  93. SAnd in the cooling system
  94. Wanted Inside Exhaust Tip Flaps
  95. Heads for 454 magnum
  96. What Props do I need?
  97. How to get to speedo fitting in gimbal housing
  98. swim platform ladder
  99. Found this part wedged in my drive any idea?
  100. Transom Inner/Outer Assembly Method
  101. v-belt to serpantine -- change over kit ?
  102. Canfield Heads in saltwater
  103. PPG Aquapon 35 epoxy coating for bilge ???
  104. now wonder my boat is a pig.
  105. Where to buy outdrive indicator cables?
  106. Trailer lights
  107. Fresh Water Cooling ?
  108. Low Temp reading / 454 Mag MPI
  109. 1985 50HP Suzuki
  110. Has anyone had a clogged catalytic converter or exhaust system
  111. Silent Choice
  112. Has anyone added air vents to their Baja?
  113. Why chine walk now?
  114. HP 500 carb spring recomendations
  115. Carb backfire (lean condition) theory?
  116. one motor slower out of the hole
  117. engine smells comming into cabin after docked
  118. Switch for Synth to Dino?
  119. loss of shorepower/gen cuts off
  120. Questions on bilgeKote paint
  121. alpha or bravo ?
  122. Can drive cause overheating?
  123. wood
  124. Need GM forged crank (Gen V)
  125. remote filter question for gen 6,setup??
  126. Actual Nose Cone Results
  127. looking for complete 502
  128. Sucked a Valve!
  129. smaller pulley only raised 1 lb of boost?
  130. Engine hydrolocked please help
  131. NEED TO REPOWER!!! 454 MAG Wanted
  132. Cause for early ring failure with 4.625" bore blower motor?
  133. Engine Alignment
  134. 24 ft. starfire boat
  135. 1800 Runsnew 'Attack Dog" 540?
  136. Changing 2 Part Window On 1996 Lighting
  137. AC Delco part # for a 454 Mag EFI
  138. Did I have a bad oil filter or worse?
  139. HELP with Scarab 23 prop
  140. Anyone have Procharger pulleys for sale?
  141. oil flow direction
  142. 92 Bravo I upper driveshaft. New part is different?
  143. stern power outdrive
  144. Swapped cam/manifold over winter and now my 350 won't rev past 4k rpm!
  145. Custom Dash
  146. Thermostat housing for 174 B&M blower
  147. HP500 cam installation
  148. Race Fairing
  149. Race Fairing
  150. HP 525 Oil Filters
  151. how do these plugs look?
  152. gelcoat repair
  153. trailer loading on land
  154. Which t-stat and temp of risers?
  155. help!
  156. need prop advice
  157. 27 fountain questions?
  158. Out Drive Paint that sticks
  159. does anyone make or sell
  160. Motor Rebuild ?????'s
  161. Dyno Needs A Balancer
  162. Seawater Pump leak
  163. engine oil dye leak detection?
  164. Mercury 525
  165. Roller rockers under stock covers
  166. portable generators
  167. oil blowing out of the breater tube
  168. Bravo to Arneson
  169. Carb problems
  170. New Bravo 1 break-in
  171. Cam Help.. (Once again)
  172. Water Temp Guage
  173. Dynos problems persist.....
  174. small high-torque starter/TRS rear mnt.
  175. Outdrive Paint
  176. bravo speedo pick up tube
  177. oil filter flow path
  178. 500EFI Alternator
  179. Hardware to fastening bolster seats to floor
  180. motor siezed while running,,WHY?HELP!!!
  181. Water on the plugs?
  182. Cam shaft help needed
  183. drive showers Paul Kermis
  184. Thunderbolt Help
  185. Added headers and Roller rockers - Lost 4 MPH
  186. water pressure
  187. Help Please....Rotor removal....
  188. BravoI impeller replacement
  189. not enough water dumping from exhaust
  190. losing RPM's after running for a while
  191. Oil and Transmission temps?
  192. Propoer operting temp for Merc 7.4L/Bravo I?
  193. Need Help With VST Fuel System
  194. What prop do I need?
  195. 454 thru-transum (muffler?)
  196. k plane /trim cable seals
  197. Blew out a prop
  198. Holley carb I.D. ?!!
  199. bravo one maintenance?
  200. Sealant around fuel sender?
  201. Can you have too much oil pressure?
  202. Another starter gone bad!!!!
  203. Depthsounder Transducer Problems...
  204. Procharger M1sc - 502efi- 5 vs 7 psi -Help?
  205. Optima Batteries
  206. drive oil?
  207. Batteries
  208. Blown Motor
  209. Another question about sea strainers
  210. Running a 5000 BTU airconditioner w/inverter
  211. Help, HP500s won't stay running...
  212. Sea Strainer Mounting
  213. raw water pump failure
  214. Low oil pressure
  215. Power steering fittings?
  216. HELP!! Shield Under Intake on HP500???
  217. Sea Water Pumps and Pulleys
  218. Drum Brakes-Thicker Shoe in Front or Rear?
  219. another quik question
  220. Livorsi/Merc Smartcraft system install...
  221. oil changes?
  222. blower pulley size charts
  223. Boat Weight
  224. New project
  225. differance between props
  226. Fuel Pumps
  227. Spacers for Sportmaster
  228. What Oil Trs Drives, Trans
  229. Patching hole in TRS drive.
  230. prop demo programs
  231. Fuel Pump Housing Oil
  232. Not getting the speed I should!
  233. 502 mpi wiring
  234. Bravo Xr Sportmaster Cav Plates
  235. Anyone know the Mercury Hi Pro engine Color
  236. What is a good trim tab kit for Scarab 23
  237. bolt torque specs for 4 bolt 454 vortec
  238. HP 525 Crank cast or forged?
  239. Help with ride quality
  240. Maintenance Manuals
  241. How to tighten Marine Machine Throttles?
  242. eddie marine Thumper install
  243. twin 29"hydro's X __? HP = 4800rpm?
  244. Alpha 1 Counter Rotating
  245. oil cooler thermostate stuck open
  246. Swim Step Help
  247. Full time muffler results
  248. flywheel difference BBC IV to VI ???HELP!!!
  249. One drive trims faster than the other ???
  250. HELP! drive problem
  251. Leaking steering rams.
  252. Trailer wiring 2003 F-250 Diesel
  253. Greasing the drive coupler
  254. Where To Contact Larry Smith
  255. 502 mpi supercharger headgaskets
  256. Bad Trim Cylinder
  257. 502 efi valve springs ??
  258. Drop down bolsters and Oil
  259. Fly Wheel Bolt Torque Specs
  260. port engine stalling, 350 mag carb question
  261. Alternator charging at only?
  262. Hydromotive Propellers and Racing Recap on Talkoffshore.com Tonight
  263. volvo wont crank Help
  264. Help I'm in starter He!!
  265. What Trailer?
  266. Anyone tried Mercury Maximus 5-blade prop?
  267. Can I power up elec. fuel pumps from coil?
  268. Rip off
  269. mercury
  270. 454 Mark IV Block with 502 Gen VI Heads
  271. Merc 525 Power Steering Bottle Leaks
  272. raw water pump specs
  273. Oil filter temps vers oil temps???
  274. possible exhaust restriction problem?
  275. Oil Consumption
  276. Gauges fine..alarm still sounding?
  277. Looking for Bravo Template.....help..anyone?
  278. Base Timing Mode Woes - Falling Fuel Pressure
  279. Trailer Wiring - 1998 C1500
  280. Blower belt for 174
  281. OIL Temperatures
  282. How do i remove this fitting ?
  283. Kiekhaefer Neutral Safety Switch
  284. Hi rev miss---need help.
  285. Wiring diagram for a 1991 75 hp Merc. OB?
  286. 502 MPI Ign. Timing
  287. 525SC "TRS, SSM"
  288. 525SC blower capacity
  289. crank sensor failure 496 HO?
  290. Fuel pump for a M-1 procharger on a 7.4MPI
  291. trim tabs for my 90 baja 210 ess
  292. altenator 1 wire or 3??
  293. bravo1 vs hydro on fountains
  294. Bravo I gear broken-need advice!
  295. Alpha shift cable help
  296. Won't engage forward/reverse
  297. Fuel Pressure Drop
  298. Quick question on 525efi
  299. Introducing the Konrad/Fountain of Youth racing team
  300. BW Trans puking out upper vent
  301. Fuel pump problem solved
  302. Fuel pump problem solved
  303. Ever stripped a thread on an Edelbrock intake manifold?
  304. Electronic Ignition Conversion
  305. bravo one drive gear oil
  306. We gained access to the fuel tank today
  307. New (used) boat, gone bad
  308. alernator alignment
  309. carb ?
  310. Mechanical Fuel Pump
  311. How to make a dockside air-conditioner?
  312. diffuser plates in giil/merc exhust? AND CRANK QUESTION
  313. A/F ratio meter
  314. Oil cooler experiment
  315. Engine Upgrade For A 502 Mag 2001 Powerquest
  316. offshore water pickup
  317. IAC Installation
  318. Torque Specs On 525cyclinder Head?
  319. Boat Weights
  320. How much boost?
  321. 3 Blade or 4 blade Prop?
  322. Starter....???
  323. Oil Line Size
  324. Best oil for tranny?
  325. how much power? 540/procharger8psi boost
  326. Are TRS drives shiftable?
  327. Replace Stock Exhaust on 496?
  328. Vortech superchargers on 496's???
  329. Vibration while turning under power
  330. Exhaust question.
  331. Small Block Chevy Setting Timing ??
  332. thermostat install
  333. Best prop for type of boat
  334. High-Torque, Gear Reduction Top Mount CCW Starters
  335. 140 merc points system ignition question
  336. Sealed 500 HP and Nickerson carbs
  337. Steering
  338. Help to ID props
  339. 7.4L versus 454 magnum
  340. heavy seas
  341. Power steering Q's
  342. Standard or high volume oil pump
  343. Starving for fuel (need injector info)
  344. 28" pitch bravo one's
  345. sticky shifter
  346. trim pump question?
  347. Eliminate Power Steering Cooler?
  348. prop for 30' Scarab CC
  349. Changing Supercharger Oil?
  350. quick question
  351. Engine Gurus... 400 SBC
  352. Hydromotive QIV Vs Bravo 1 Q"s
  353. info on bravo xz
  354. 15lbs fuel pressure at idle...502mpi?
  355. 496 HO Audio Alarm System
  356. arneson bravo conversion
  357. HELP! truck tires
  358. water passage from side of block
  359. Possible Bravo 1 damage???
  360. Stereo experts - need advice on a new system
  361. Depth gauge is not reading correctly
  362. Prop selection for a 38 Fountain lightning
  363. electric bolster switch?
  364. New to big boats and would like some suggestions..
  365. lower unit protection
  366. Running Hot ?
  367. 7.4L to 496 Repower/Upgrade
  368. Speedmaster
  369. How is your Coil bracket mounted?
  370. Oil T-stat Install
  371. Bob Teague and OSS Representatives on Talkoffshore.com Tonight
  372. bravo driveline coupler
  373. Power plus alum intake manifolds
  374. 377 scorpion through an alpha ss?
  375. 525 Back Fire Threw Carb
  376. Bmax leaking water
  377. How hard is it?
  378. Need Jetting Advice
  379. acid flush
  380. Has ANYBODY gotten their P5-X yet????
  381. Livorsi Tach Problem
  382. Who makes a Trim Tab indicator system?
  383. Mercury Lab Cleavers
  384. Speedo completely off.. How to fix?
  385. Sea Pump ?
  386. Oil Cooler Install
  387. Fuel sending unit Fountain 27
  388. Anyone installed Merc Smartcraft system?
  389. How can you tell if a O2 sensor is bad
  390. Hydraulic Helm pricing
  391. Bravo 1 Maintanance
  392. Need some help with O2 Sensor placement.
  393. leaking oil line.
  394. Greasing throttle and shift cables
  395. Carb choice
  396. Bravo 1 won't go into reverse
  397. cleaning corroded terminals
  398. Steam from exhaust
  399. Oil Filters
  400. 35' Cigarette Mistress Props
  401. Can't keep Fuel 500efi
  402. Engine Parts?
  403. Bravo Prop Fit on a TRS Drive?
  404. Props/rubber hubs and $$
  405. Cleaning Stainless Exhaust Tips
  406. Prop out of balance - help
  407. 1995 29' Scarab Rotted bulkhead
  408. Changing shifter from single to dual
  409. Sticky Trim Indicators
  410. K-Planes not lifting fully up?
  411. Camshaft identification
  412. Bravo Replacement Skeg
  413. 350HO dyno results
  414. Extension Boxes & Shorties Big project??
  415. Hydromotive P5X vs. Mercury Maximus
  416. trim pump slowdown mean dying????
  417. New Gages???Gaffrig Livorsi Pro comp Marine
  418. Drive antifouling paint for SoFLA?
  419. determining cause of drive coupler wear
  420. Water Pressure gauge hookup on closed cooling engines
  421. Good Head
  422. Merc Throttle cable (disassembly)
  423. 502 EFI/MPI question
  424. Best price on Zero Effort controls?
  425. Can Whipple's #2 kit really ad 40 hp to a 496 HO?
  426. Whipple w/502mag
  427. Hydraulic Steering
  428. Should I bypass the oil cooler???
  429. Oil Pressure Going Whacko!!
  430. Trim Cylinder Rebuild
  431. In or Out
  432. Mobile 1 gear oil in blower?
  433. stand-off boxes and silent choice
  434. Bravo Gear oil leak at Gimble
  435. Found this guy today
  436. motorized stern light
  437. merlin oval port heads question
  438. Looking for Twin-Carb box for Banks System
  439. fiberglass repair?
  440. Need a Kill switch diagram please
  441. supercharger oil?
  442. Part number??
  443. Rebuild or new marine long block for more power?
  444. Prop tests done now what
  445. Connecting Kill Switches
  446. Shift/Throttle cable compatibility
  447. Drive Coupler
  448. Anybody replaced an engine cover?
  449. ROBY1 4 blade>heavy load
  450. New boat need power/high altitude prop
  451. Water In Engine Oil
  452. 500 EFI Serpentine Belt
  453. Merc trim problem
  454. Stupid Switch is driving me Crazy! --HELP!
  455. Compression on Merc. 1988 330hp 454??
  456. Powder-coating Bravo Ones
  457. Noisy 7.4 MPI fuel pump and/or regulator
  458. Prop calculation?
  459. Mercruiser Bearing Cross Reference
  460. Installed new sea water pump & lost water pressure
  461. Holley/HP500/Idle
  462. My engine Water Pump is weeping...should I be?
  463. 502 Mpi
  464. 1999 500 HP carb lost rpms???
  465. XZ Drive problem
  466. Mercruiser serial number lookup
  467. cam for 350 mag recommendations??
  468. 1999 Challenger Offshore SV-24 for sale
  469. water pump problems
  470. Are the 3.0L Fleetmaster gearcases the same for all 3.0L's ?
  471. engine flush system
  472. Reading Spark plugs.
  473. ? Bad gas
  474. octane booster do they work
  475. Broke ANOTHER TRS drive
  476. I need some fountain advice please
  477. Engine Oil in Bilge
  478. can I straighten a curved skeg??
  479. Help With Buddies New Power Quest Prop Size
  480. Anodizing, anyone do it?
  481. Loss of coolant 496mag
  482. Marine a/c
  483. 26' Scarab
  484. Weight 502 MPI
  485. wheres the anti freeze goin???
  486. What do you think of this?
  487. Fiberglass expert advice needed!!
  488. 496 HO's heating up in 28 Daytona
  489. tuning / hull pad
  490. VHF Radio help
  491. Ilmor V-10's
  492. I want to upgrade to a merc mx 6.2
  493. which thrust washer to use?
  494. paging houston prop
  495. question for efi engine experts
  496. High Speed Steering Question
  497. what engine oil to use?
  498. Want to add whipples on 33' Donzi w/502s
  499. potential HP for '96 vortec 454???
  500. 5.7 L max RPM?