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  1. carb recommendation
  2. Adding Transmission fluid?
  3. Need a Clarion Remote
  4. Help with Eickert tail pipes
  5. Oil Lbs question
  6. Merc 7,4L MPI -99, more horsepower needed
  7. CRT trim blows breakers.. help!
  8. hydraulic steering = chinewalk?!
  9. How to put a new impeller in Raw Water Pump??
  10. Mercruiser Magnum 350 Project
  11. sea water pumps ?
  12. Milkshake oil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  13. 496HO PCM Reprgramming???
  14. Blower motor dry sump belt gaurd
  15. 502MPI rev limit??
  16. Down Again
  17. Solid Powerboats
  18. power steering fluid:what to use?
  19. Oil In Bilge
  20. Amp & Speaker wiring question
  21. best price on a 502?
  22. Fountain Lightning
  23. Mufflers!
  24. Ok, Build me a bullet proof Bravo XR upper
  25. ePaint White Bottom Paint--www.ePaint.net
  26. cam for 454 mag
  27. Alpha Conversion
  28. Piston oilers
  29. FREE!! Valvoline SYNPOWER Oil treatment
  30. I am stroked, 6.135 or 6.385 ROD ???
  31. Procharger Head needed
  32. External Belt Driven Fuel Pumps, why is it...................????
  33. How to grease Bravo drive?
  34. Desktop Dyno
  35. fiberglass windshield for scarab 26
  36. want to buy: 1:1 BW 72c or case/planetary
  37. What Is The Best Bravo Drive Coller?
  38. fiberglass windshield for scarab 26
  39. cam shafts for a HP 500 EFI, need help fast
  40. excessive exhuast steam
  41. a-z prop
  42. paging wags (AFR head info wanted)
  43. Sea strainer gasket
  44. Chevy V-8 casting numbers
  45. Help! I am geting water up the tail pipes
  46. Hard shifting
  47. Boost Cooler?
  48. Capping Y pipe
  49. 454mag to 496 volvo
  50. LS 1 BATBOAT PROJECT by Mesa
  51. ITS plumbing question
  52. Back firing thru plemium on 500 efi??
  53. Do I have a problem??
  54. Can I use a 454 H.O. crate engine with out any changes?
  55. Serial # again...
  56. Crane Rockers
  57. Amsoil Marine gear lube
  58. Blower troubles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  59. additional anode install
  60. "To Change Or Not To Change....."
  61. Leaky Keith Eickert valve covers
  62. help..quickly please -- merc II cooler
  63. can I remove deck hand rails?
  64. swim platforms
  65. What gaskets, bearings, rings and oil pump to use?
  66. Fuel pressure fluctuations Procharger M-1 7.4 MPI
  67. How about this cam selection ?
  68. How do you change a power valve?
  69. Merc #5 question
  70. Tie bar?
  71. Hooking up trim indicator
  72. violent bow lift and drop after bravo 3 replaced for bravo 1
  73. Tow Pig/K&N filter on a TBI???
  74. strong universals for a Bravo III
  75. 140 deg thermostats
  76. Prop shaft TRS
  77. Fuel Pressure Gauge
  78. XR Drive Maintenance
  79. Who has the best prices on Edelbrock heads and in stock?
  80. Tach recall problem
  81. porpousing with a rocker bottom "how to sand it out?"
  82. Manifold and Riser continuity test?
  83. Help! Need Help!!
  84. Mechanical Oil Gauge Fitting ??
  85. Silent choice/cut offs suggestions for 496magHO
  86. Engine oil drain hose to bilge plug, anyone sell them??
  87. Hydrocruiser....need input please.
  88. 7.4L valve covers
  89. 7.4L max rpm ?
  90. Fuel Pressure on 525's
  91. 7.4MPI with M-1procharger loading up @ 4200RPM & 2PSI
  92. Best twin turbo motor manufacturer?
  93. Dyno results at Crockett Marine
  94. Older EFI Wiring Help Needed
  95. Engine temp is high on new engine
  96. How do you check a marine battery?
  97. Engine Flushing
  98. Fuel gauge problem
  99. 1990 26 Nova St Stepped Version
  100. Will a 454 Mark IV transfer to Gen VI?
  101. One down and one to go
  102. How to decarbon pistons
  103. 496 MAG whine/howl/whistle noise?
  104. Please help an electrical idiot (battery rewire)
  105. 1994 454mag conversion to newer MPI???
  106. prop help
  107. Tach jumps at hi RPMS. HELP!
  108. Need a TRS trans end universal joint yoke
  109. Bravo 3X Stern Drive Help
  110. Sea water pump
  111. Black Carbon Plugs
  112. Smartcraft Code reader?
  113. B&M 174 / WEAIND 177 WITH D.U.I. (HEI).WILL IT FIT?
  114. 454 magnum power loss between 2000-4000rpms
  115. Does anyone still sell a 502 Mercruiser carb engine?
  116. Timing setting with a decent cam..
  117. pro charger
  118. 454 mag rebuild question
  119. EFI over fueling.
  120. Strange noises
  121. Hard to crank over when warm (heat soak?)
  122. Water in oil... Again and again and again and again....
  123. Drive oil disapearing. Need advise
  124. Drive Fluid in Bilge
  125. trim on one drive not staying trimmed
  126. Fast fuel injection
  127. Handling Problem!
  128. Carpet Connections
  129. Upper Cylinder and Injector Lube
  130. Engine alarm problem.
  131. EGT reading weird
  132. Timing setting for a 454???
  133. XR prop
  134. CMI sound choice tailpipe set need help or new wife.
  135. Decisions Decisions
  136. TRS Rebuild Kit?
  137. 4150 adapted to 4500 Intake?
  138. Header bolts
  139. Carb idle adjustment ? DEMON
  140. steering alignment over 40mph
  141. 496 HO engine trouble - calling Ray@raylar
  142. Oil Capacity
  143. Lost shift ability on starboard motor????
  144. first water test. (help)
  145. slow to get on plane
  146. Billet Anodized Sea Water Pumps
  147. Removing risers
  148. Oil Still Too Warm....ideas??
  149. Water Pressure Gauge
  150. Water Pressure Gauge
  151. Particles in Bravo 1 Drive Oil ?
  152. Change Exh. Tips, Yes or No
  153. 496 mag 496 mag ho
  154. Going rate of pay for marine mechanic?
  155. Spun a bearing! How do I check to see if oil line are hooked up correct
  156. Merc Certified mechanic?
  157. trs drives what are they worth???
  158. Torco race fuel concentrate???
  159. crane hi-6s with mercruiser ignition
  160. 496 mag ho sea pump impeller question?
  161. prop work
  162. 502 EFI MPI MPI/EFI-what did they make?
  163. Outdrive leaking down.
  164. No oil to filter or cooler???
  165. who had the 16" Aluminum MYCO wheels on OBAY
  166. Morse helm control question
  167. No oil to Cooler or Filter??
  168. Why higher oil pressure
  169. Deep Cycle Batteries & Mercruiser Engines
  170. What do you guys think of this?
  171. Who can fix my BRAND NEW SEA DEMON
  172. drive saver
  173. Fuel gage problem???
  174. Can Someone Run This Number For Me
  175. hp500 timing (how to set)
  176. 496 Cam Question
  177. turbo charger question
  178. K&N breather tubes
  179. Mesa Racing Engines Latest Project
  180. Audio help!
  181. Gen 5 Short Block
  182. Raylar review - HotBoat Magazine
  183. what type of hose fitting is this?
  184. Bravo I Shifter Cable Part #
  185. Will a double roller timing chain fit under the timing cover on a 454 Gen V?
  186. charging system problems
  187. Best Place to buy Merlin blocks 588CI?
  188. Have wobble in drive, Saginaw to Brazil control valve swap
  189. wanted: drew marine mufflers & stabilizer
  190. Lifting boat with full tank of gas??
  191. Bravo XR Dual Water Pickup ???
  192. Best $18.94 oil and filter change....
  193. 4 x 4.5 Exhaust Adaptor
  194. comparing exhaust -headers vs cast manifolds
  195. Modifying lightning headers to reduce reversion
  196. Fuel Pump???
  197. Trim Pump Problem--Ideas?
  198. 105octane AV gas
  199. 2001 500hp
  200. Recharge Halon?
  201. Turbulator Location?
  202. Another Round for CAM help
  203. To Start on stand?
  204. Anybody having problems with water pickup
  205. $1000 Loan Today without a Credit Check!
  206. Anybody having problems with water pickup
  207. hp 500 valve springs
  208. HP 500 Ignition Module -failure
  209. Volvo mills
  210. manual choke cable
  211. Fuel pressure problems.... Questions....
  212. Cable Replace
  213. Back pressure/baffle? what would you do?
  214. New Eddie Marine Catalog
  215. motor will not start
  216. Modifying a stock 454/502 mpi intake
  217. 500 EFI's coil and wires?
  218. Adjusting Morse 33c cables
  219. MPI motors quit at 2800rpm, HELP!
  220. oil cooler too small?
  221. Slight vibration -Checking Bravo U-joint?
  222. running on the hose - FYI
  223. Prop Guru's
  224. help...blower surge
  225. Cooling problem
  226. Need blower pulley asap
  227. Trashed Engine?
  228. bravo I shifting problem...
  229. Prop question
  230. flushing my pachanga
  231. MSD ignition systems
  232. TRS upper drive gears?
  233. Two stage Eickert sea pump
  234. 731-741 or 502/502 cam?
  235. 2003 merc 300x's w/sport lowers.
  236. Need some help
  237. Outdrive Help Needed
  238. Can You Identify the Year of these Merc OBs?
  239. What Amsoil product is the best??
  240. Who Makes Custom Windshields?
  241. 5 stage dry sump oil system
  242. bravo drive?
  243. Trim Cylinder--Bravo Cyl's on TRS Drives
  244. Silent Choice Installation questions
  245. Dr. Kobrin..... The birth of Mobil-1
  246. T Bolt distributer caps.
  247. TRS reservoir
  248. Rocker Arm Bolt comes loose, ever happen to you
  249. #4 vs #5 Outdrives?
  250. need some opions
  251. bolt torque?
  252. On the Dyno today
  253. Best Polishes
  254. INFO NEEDED: Head "Wedges"
  255. Exhaust spacer/plate??? Is this possible?
  256. Fuel pump loosing prime ??
  257. 575SCi cam question
  258. Vertical Trim Indicators
  259. drilled a hole and some water came out?
  260. Bravo shaft size and spline?
  261. bravo 3 problem
  262. Active Thunder Extension box, Prop, Listing to port?
  263. Tech Tip - ADJUSTING THE VALVE TRAIN
  264. Tech Tip - VALVE TIMING
  265. Setting pinion bearing preload
  266. 7.4mpi (400hrs) Value$$??????
  267. Tech Tip - DEGREEING THE CAMSHAFT
  268. Tech Tip - PUSHROD LENGTH AND ROCKER ARM GEOMETRY
  269. Tech Tip - THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER ROD BOLT STRETCH/TORQUE
  270. exhaust hose
  271. Lathem website
  272. air gap intake hose
  273. What's around your crank?
  274. Drive question
  275. trim help
  276. Prop install / assembly
  277. Resistor spark plugs and afr heads?
  278. Roll Off for boat Vinyl...?
  279. Does anyone know what size bolt...
  280. shop air compressor lines
  281. Bravo upper gear failure?
  282. Another valve spring question....
  283. hp525 efi spark plugs??????????
  284. Power steering ? w/ external ram!
  285. head gaskets
  286. oil temps where is good?
  287. 575SCi oil leak? FOUND!!!!
  288. mercruiser water flow diagram
  289. hour meter install?
  290. Low Water Temp?
  291. last question before assembly
  292. Is It Safe?
  293. Installing Merc #3 Drives - HELP
  294. Billet Drive Caps
  295. bravo question
  296. Oil filter for 1996 merc 450 hp question
  297. Bravo gimbal bearing and MPH loss
  298. Procedure for setting timing on 502 MPI?
  299. Help with Cam Choice PLEASE!!!!
  300. Engine mounting
  301. Torque dropping off?
  302. Gen V & VI chevy rear main seal
  303. outdrive original stickers Merc
  304. Hp 500
  305. Corsa Muffler Tips Are They To Quiet.
  306. What are best Bilge Pump/Swich Combos?
  307. Hyd. roller set up.
  308. how to switch from trs to bravo
  309. Chicago area engine builders?
  310. 454 mag rebuild options
  311. nose cone repair
  312. Throttle-up's Prop Testing Program
  313. What carb came on 420 HP Engine?
  314. Foot lbs torque 525sc
  315. No drain plug on bravo 1?
  316. Outdrive clanking??
  317. STARTER HELP, look at this!
  318. 1999 502 mpi low fuel pressure help needed.
  319. Blown upper gear set.....Friday the 13th
  320. Truck engine to marine
  321. Engine help needed
  322. American Offshore 26' NSX help.
  323. MSD Ignition 6M-2 Box
  324. Pilot error?
  325. 100 Octane?
  326. Trim Tab won't come up
  327. Spark Plug Gap.... SBC
  328. 97 Formula SS 33'
  329. 575SCi oil leak? Are they common? Anyone ever have one?
  330. Help with Trim Indicator bracket
  331. What's this thing in my bilge?
  332. Bennet tabs switch wiring diagram
  333. Optima red top won't charge
  334. silent choice question ?
  335. Oildyne Trim Pump Help
  336. Who has the best price
  337. Need help buying a 4L80E GM Transmission
  338. electrical problems
  339. 502 problems! please help!!
  340. Mercruiser 500hp initial timing
  341. prop shaft
  342. What oil should I use for my 454
  343. Installing distributor
  344. I did it.
  345. New engines and power output
  346. Engine breaking up
  347. Outdrive dropping overnight
  348. Buying a SEA DEMON this weekend, what one?
  349. Raw Water Pump Impeller Swap
  350. 8.1 Engine dropped and head bolts snapped???
  351. Mark IV Block Question: How big can I go???
  352. engine burned down
  353. I need a holding reservoir for closed cooling
  354. 1990 Hp 465
  355. trs alignment help,
  356. adjustable collar distributor for 900sc
  357. Removing ECM from computer...back to Whipple
  358. Tab Mounting
  359. which carb adaptor
  360. wingplate stud supplier
  361. Gen VI IGNITION CONTROL MODULE
  362. Hot water shower where to hook up after procharger install??
  363. Mechanical Midget - carbs
  364. Port Matching 502 MPI Intake
  365. Bravo Props Interchangeable With Trs Props?
  366. Limit and Trim Switch Install
  367. Compression? Does this sound right?
  368. Tuning on a procharged 502
  369. what oil
  370. whippled 525's
  371. Sealiing/tightening HYD steering fittings
  372. 7.4mpi rebuild to 454MAG
  373. Determining crankshaft centre-line
  374. Oil Temp
  375. drive identification
  376. How much for 502 long blocks
  377. Rebuild of 502MAG's........how much?
  378. 502 mpi temp?
  379. Vinly repair north jersey
  380. Tail pipe gaskets
  381. Holley 250 POWERCHARGER EFI 502 MPI Blower
  382. Spark Plugs
  383. Vacuum Leak?Or what?
  384. BravoIII XR vs Bravo I XR
  385. ext. transducer
  386. EFI Gurus wanted
  387. Carb Question
  388. Potential issues???
  389. Any good books/guides on electrical wiring?
  390. Bravo trim cylinder anodes
  391. Help, what carb would you pick?
  392. plug gapping
  393. Help with Head Gasket water passages
  394. does a 7.4mpi rev-limiter?
  395. 7.4mpi oil temp?
  396. What should it cost ?
  397. 575sc Questions
  398. Mercruiser diagrams
  399. fuel leaking out my breathers.
  400. Pumps for 280 KPlanes
  401. Weak trim pump
  402. Bravo Gimbal Tricks
  403. Set Timing?
  404. vintage outdrive question
  405. Procharger head and intake gasket up grades
  406. Is there a good solution for getting rid of my milkshake oil
  407. Dual Carbs vs MPI on Blown motor?????
  408. Merc Mechanic Lake Hartwell Sc
  409. Wiring a battery switch
  410. Changed circ pump - Scaling in water passages?
  411. Best distributor that fits Dart tunnel ram?
  412. Water Temp To Low ???????
  413. Fuel gauge
  414. Is This The Right Cam For Me?
  415. brake calipers and pads wearing into the hubs
  416. Timing chain and gears
  417. X-Dimension?? High or low what is faster
  418. Need intake manaifold
  419. Need TRS trim cylinders
  420. Did anyone ever have this happen to them?
  421. MDG Performance feedback.
  422. 7.4mpi octane required?
  423. Max HP/RPM for stock cool fuel??
  424. Imco 2 Inch Shorties
  425. Replacing K-plane indicator cable ?
  426. Prop Shaft Protector
  427. Twin, fuel pump, regulator, return line ?
  428. 600SCi upgrades
  429. What's flow got to do with it. . . . . . .
  430. Outdrive GURU's ????
  431. Bravo One oil leak- Help!
  432. Spare Prop Holder
  433. Trim pump problems / Slow To No UP
  434. compression ratio
  435. After Market Oil Coolers
  436. Need Advice: 3.3 Whipple or Quad Rotor for 557CI
  437. paging houston prop
  438. Holley 4 corner idle
  439. Changing Merc Si Choice Diverters
  440. B&M 250 Pulley
  441. I've had some request to post the Camaro so here you go
  442. We Got ON The Dyno Saturday
  443. 7.4mpi STALL?
  444. Replace Merc 5.7 L with GM crate
  445. Adjusting throttle cables
  446. blown head gasket
  447. blown head gasket
  448. Which Oil Pump ~ Hi Volume or STD.?
  449. Gen IV LS6 Heads
  450. Edelbrock Heads
  451. 525 SC motors
  452. Alpha leaking oil
  453. Push rod length checkers??
  454. Roller Rocker tips on 502 GVI
  455. GPS vs. Compass
  456. Gil Manifold
  457. Which First - Full Hyd or Tabs???
  458. Piston ring end gap
  459. I need to add a couple ounces of gear lube, can I do it from the top vent?
  460. OK to switch to synthetic lube in old bravo??
  461. Changing Exhaust Riser Gasket
  462. F350
  463. KAMMA Parts
  464. 1998 454 Mag Engine Scanning
  465. Engine Break In
  466. Max Battery Cable Length?
  467. Hose water pressure when flushing
  468. Truck question
  469. What Oil Filter on 500hp carb?
  470. Anyone know where i can find this???
  471. Deep cycle batteries vs. Marine Batteries
  472. gaffrig tach accuracy
  473. A friend of mine's boat...
  474. How accurate are GAFFRIG SPEEDO'S
  475. Carnage.... #1 u joint and outer belhousing
  476. Shake Down Run, Motor Backfireing at 3200rpms (Whats Wrong??)
  477. Throttle-Up Does It Again....
  478. Bravo rating
  479. Houston, I think we have a problem...
  480. SSM III Transom assemblies are interchangeable
  481. Throttle Cables - who makes the best?
  482. Piston Choice- hypereutectic vs. forged
  483. DUI distributor and rev limiters?
  484. Hp 525 And A Whipple
  485. Full hydraulic install - removal of old system
  486. Best place for 502 short block
  487. 7.4 mpi SMALL HP INCREASE?
  488. Livorsi drive or tab guage
  489. Setting the Base Timing on a 502MPI
  490. Just popped a cylinder - go for stroker?
  491. carb setup opinions wanted
  492. Pros/Cons/Details - full vs add-on hydraulic steering
  493. jaws 24
  494. Cleaning neglected aluminum wheels??
  495. Bravo 1 shift cable is bound up
  496. 22' / 23' Boat and tabs
  497. What's the difference between the Xr and Xz
  498. 454mpi vs 6.2??????
  499. cc of small oval part heads
  500. 575SCI blower oil change.