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  1. How To Wire
  2. Mesa Just Finished 35 Motion For Alex
  3. Valve sticking, can polishing the shaft fix it...
  4. Mildew stain in headliner
  5. Type of Gil Manifolds??
  6. Baja 32 force prop???
  7. Morse Controls
  8. 1600 HP Pump Gas Procharged motor
  9. Lavorsi hydaulic fitting
  10. Prop Question
  11. Problems W/ Alpha One
  12. dogs for bomar hatch
  13. Replacing gauges - what's involved?
  14. Whats the best 496 stoker kit avaialble?
  15. Cost of repower?
  16. Timing vs Reversion
  17. To divert or not divert
  18. which the stronger drive ssm#3a or ssm#5?
  19. hydro hoist
  20. american flags decals
  21. Drive Oil Capacity?
  22. 454 exhaust systems
  23. Stainless Marine & EGT's
  24. Gen 6 oil bypass valves,,no filter flow???
  25. Anybody have a supercharger for a 525 SC...
  26. F16 canopy
  27. 500 EFI blower motors
  28. 1985 Baja Force 320
  29. Who makes an Oil Drain hose for 525EFI....
  30. Vortec 350 camshaft
  31. 496 air drain system
  32. cheap 454 upgrades?
  33. best carbs for 454's
  34. what causes engine steam
  35. P/N for V6-14 TBIV ignition module
  36. 496 Ho Restrictor Plates
  37. Keikheiffer Controls
  38. Where did you mount your electric fuel pump?
  39. Oil Temp question
  40. Shredded V-belt
  41. 2" Shorty drive on a single engine V. Is it worth it ?
  42. technical help pls.
  43. high rpm stalling
  44. raw water pump
  45. repower from 454/330hpcarb to 6.2l/320hp
  46. 496 bobtails
  47. How the heck do you run motors on hose when it sucks the hose and collapses it??
  48. removing alpha from transom
  49. 454 mag mpi "pinging" under load only.
  50. 7.4l/454 engine problem
  51. belt problem
  52. MX6.2 vs. Opti 225 Pro XS for new 21' Sutphen???
  53. Anyone have an idea on engine swap costs?
  54. petrolum oil vs, synthetic
  55. Insurance for 24 year old?
  56. Help, New Engine Has Vibration
  57. correct RPMs
  58. Corsa elect diverter question
  59. What would you do??
  60. Tullio Abbatte Help
  61. Trick Marine...Unbelievable!!!!! Fathers day story.
  62. alpha to OMC???
  63. Cam Specs?
  64. Switching back drive cables
  65. dominator adjustments
  66. Where to get a Moisture Meter?
  67. fuel lines
  68. Thunderbolt V knock sensor problem
  69. What to do/ Gaffrig GPS Speedometer
  70. Outdrive Problem. PLEASE HELP!!
  71. Have any 1" or 1.5" sanitation hose laying around??
  72. Another Guage Question
  73. Prop Size
  74. Thermostat to riser and manifold plumbing ?
  75. Drive and speed question
  76. Does pully size matter???
  77. Procharger experts needed
  78. blower cam recommendation.
  79. Reduced price on Dragonheart
  80. Reduced price on Dragonheart
  81. jet boat help
  82. Thoughts on new style XR
  83. Electronic Ignition Upgrade
  84. Timing problems on 7,4 MPI
  85. 454 breaking up
  86. bent bravo one prop shaft
  87. 75mph + HP500 Need to go bigger
  88. Header question, just curious
  89. Need info on blue printing the bottom of a boat
  90. Water temp for a 454mag efi
  91. What is the difference betewen the Melling 10777 and 10778 oil pumps
  92. Cab Forward Cat
  93. Motor surging above 3200 rpms
  94. 5000 on 7.4
  95. TCM Merlin 509 Issues
  96. carb jetting
  97. water temp drops coming off plane??
  98. Fuel too old?
  99. Looks like I am screwed this time (transom)
  100. coolers
  101. Valve covers
  102. Too much boring? Bad heads? Overheating....
  103. Adjusting Gaffrig Mechanical Indicators
  104. Leaving boat in salt water ?
  105. Dyno VS. real world carb
  106. Best Distributor to use
  107. Isky Cams Phone #
  108. Isky Cams Phone #
  109. Time to replace shifter cables. What brand should I go with or are they the same?
  110. Replacing Guages
  111. How screwed am I?
  112. Turned engine off when in gear
  113. Bolster seat problem
  114. 525 question
  115. carb idle tuning: neutral or in gear?
  116. Dock and Gas dock girls tipping?
  117. Speedmaster III or IIIA
  118. formula
  119. Bravo ZX or XR ?
  120. TRS Drive leaking oil in the water...help??
  121. Yahoo - did you get to the TOPPS run?
  122. 496 whipple rebiuld upgrade
  123. Water flow through transom pickups
  124. Engine weight
  125. Rub Rail, can I do it myself?
  126. Bracket to move power steering pump?
  127. Steamy Exhaust
  128. 500hp opperating #
  129. compession?
  130. How Much HP??
  131. Broken hatch need help?
  132. Lake Travis Anchoring
  133. First Look at Dyno's 330's on roids!
  134. Chugging sound coming from harmonic balancer and pulley??
  135. Exhaust riser getting very hot????
  136. Bravo to X
  137. Mufflers for 496 HO!Please Help!
  138. Any news on shiftable Konrad drive?
  139. Oil Pump Pickup length for 454 magnum
  140. noticeable idle
  141. converting alpha to bravo 1
  142. Oil cooler to filter instead of Filter to oil cooler?
  143. Merc Y pipe help
  144. Need Urgent Auto A/C Help
  145. why am i blowing clutches
  146. Why do I keep tearing up props?
  147. TRS shifting question?
  148. Once and for all, WTF?
  149. Mesa Racing Engines Latest Project
  150. Donzi ZXO
  151. Replacing Carpet?
  152. How do you set Bravo gear lash
  153. multiple scum lines on one side of my boat?
  154. 525 sc power curves
  155. Gear ration 1.35 vs 1.50
  156. vent holes
  157. How much hook should I add to a porpoising 28' cruiser?
  158. Depth Gauge Transducer Mounting?
  159. 454 Mag eng HP/Torgue peak Info Needed
  160. Holy Mother of Maintenance....
  161. Anyone using these??
  162. Boat on Ebay... can I link here??
  163. For you - a list of oil filters for Mercruisers
  164. TECH-HELP - Coolant Thermostat on 588 Merlin Big-Block
  165. Can someone calculate my hp?
  166. WANTED - Engine Thermostat on 588 Merlin Big-Block
  167. Flush mount air vent fitting, where to buy??
  168. How much $$ to reskin your seats and new carpet?
  169. high oil pressure at idle
  170. Merc Serial Number ID?
  171. another outing...another challenge
  172. Need more Horses from SBC
  173. Raw water pickup depth
  174. Has anyone juiced up a Mando alternator?
  175. 525 Efi Wipple
  176. electrical wires from the controls?
  177. New Distributor
  178. HP500 Carbs - blown plug and problem in bottom end at 171 hours?
  179. '90 7.4L flame arrestor upgrade
  180. what drive shower for bravo 1
  181. #6 Drive Rebuild Recommendations
  182. Anybody installed Gaffrig billet flame arrestors on a 502 MPI?
  183. bad cam, lifter, and push rod
  184. Hydro-Hoist Hoses
  185. Anyone know a Sea Doo tech site?
  186. Can side exhaust mufflers be replaced with tips?
  187. Finally Need Break In Advice
  188. looking, bravo 24 or labbed 26 or 1.50 gears
  189. bluewater guage cable
  190. decible levels
  191. 500efi w/Vortech SC's...pro's/con's
  192. 496ci .030" over
  193. Why is my boat slowing down??
  194. 454 mag db readings?
  195. Frozen Trailer Brakes
  196. 7.4 MPI overheating....HELP!!!!
  197. When to run a cleaver?
  198. Bravo 1 shifting problems.
  199. Stellings ID info...?
  200. Sterndrive Engineering Alpha drives
  201. overheating problem
  202. Last question, Is 750 Sea Demon to small for 496
  203. Level of effort - adding trim-on-throttle
  204. Bravo Outdrive cases. How much are they worth used.
  205. how to cut a perfect 4 5/8 hole for a gauge?
  206. thermostat housing
  207. help with piston numbers
  208. Advise, Is This Cam To Big?
  209. Negative battery cable connection ?
  210. Drive/coupler noise
  211. 454 Serpentine belt
  212. Jumpstar a marine battery??
  213. 496 width
  214. Oil pressure sender location
  215. scorpions turn 4,000 instread of 5,200 RPM
  216. HP500carb. and Bravo X
  217. What's your opinion?
  218. Hot water temp
  219. carb recommendation
  220. Adding Transmission fluid?
  221. Need a Clarion Remote
  222. Help with Eickert tail pipes
  223. Oil Lbs question
  224. Merc 7,4L MPI -99, more horsepower needed
  225. CRT trim blows breakers.. help!
  226. hydraulic steering = chinewalk?!
  227. How to put a new impeller in Raw Water Pump??
  228. Mercruiser Magnum 350 Project
  229. sea water pumps ?
  230. Milkshake oil!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  231. 496HO PCM Reprgramming???
  232. Blower motor dry sump belt gaurd
  233. 502MPI rev limit??
  234. Down Again
  235. Solid Powerboats
  236. power steering fluid:what to use?
  237. Oil In Bilge
  238. Amp & Speaker wiring question
  239. best price on a 502?
  240. Fountain Lightning
  241. Mufflers!
  242. Ok, Build me a bullet proof Bravo XR upper
  243. ePaint White Bottom Paint--www.ePaint.net
  244. cam for 454 mag
  245. Alpha Conversion
  246. Piston oilers
  247. FREE!! Valvoline SYNPOWER Oil treatment
  248. I am stroked, 6.135 or 6.385 ROD ???
  249. Procharger Head needed
  250. External Belt Driven Fuel Pumps, why is it...................????
  251. How to grease Bravo drive?
  252. Desktop Dyno
  253. fiberglass windshield for scarab 26
  254. want to buy: 1:1 BW 72c or case/planetary
  255. What Is The Best Bravo Drive Coller?
  256. fiberglass windshield for scarab 26
  257. cam shafts for a HP 500 EFI, need help fast
  258. excessive exhuast steam
  259. a-z prop
  260. paging wags (AFR head info wanted)
  261. Sea strainer gasket
  262. Chevy V-8 casting numbers
  263. Help! I am geting water up the tail pipes
  264. Hard shifting
  265. Boost Cooler?
  266. Capping Y pipe
  267. 454mag to 496 volvo
  268. LS 1 BATBOAT PROJECT by Mesa
  269. ITS plumbing question
  270. Back firing thru plemium on 500 efi??
  271. Do I have a problem??
  272. Can I use a 454 H.O. crate engine with out any changes?
  273. Serial # again...
  274. Crane Rockers
  275. Amsoil Marine gear lube
  276. Blower troubles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  277. additional anode install
  278. "To Change Or Not To Change....."
  279. Leaky Keith Eickert valve covers
  280. help..quickly please -- merc II cooler
  281. can I remove deck hand rails?
  282. swim platforms
  283. What gaskets, bearings, rings and oil pump to use?
  284. Fuel pressure fluctuations Procharger M-1 7.4 MPI
  285. How about this cam selection ?
  286. How do you change a power valve?
  287. Merc #5 question
  288. Tie bar?
  289. Hooking up trim indicator
  290. violent bow lift and drop after bravo 3 replaced for bravo 1
  291. Tow Pig/K&N filter on a TBI???
  292. strong universals for a Bravo III
  293. 140 deg thermostats
  294. Prop shaft TRS
  295. Fuel Pressure Gauge
  296. XR Drive Maintenance
  297. Who has the best prices on Edelbrock heads and in stock?
  298. Tach recall problem
  299. porpousing with a rocker bottom "how to sand it out?"
  300. Manifold and Riser continuity test?
  301. Help! Need Help!!
  302. Mechanical Oil Gauge Fitting ??
  303. Silent choice/cut offs suggestions for 496magHO
  304. Engine oil drain hose to bilge plug, anyone sell them??
  305. Hydrocruiser....need input please.
  306. 7.4L valve covers
  307. 7.4L max rpm ?
  308. Fuel Pressure on 525's
  309. 7.4MPI with M-1procharger loading up @ 4200RPM & 2PSI
  310. Best twin turbo motor manufacturer?
  311. Dyno results at Crockett Marine
  312. Older EFI Wiring Help Needed
  313. Engine temp is high on new engine
  314. How do you check a marine battery?
  315. Engine Flushing
  316. Fuel gauge problem
  317. 1990 26 Nova St Stepped Version
  318. Will a 454 Mark IV transfer to Gen VI?
  319. One down and one to go
  320. How to decarbon pistons
  321. 496 MAG whine/howl/whistle noise?
  322. Please help an electrical idiot (battery rewire)
  323. 1994 454mag conversion to newer MPI???
  324. prop help
  325. Tach jumps at hi RPMS. HELP!
  326. Need a TRS trans end universal joint yoke
  327. Bravo 3X Stern Drive Help
  328. Sea water pump
  329. Black Carbon Plugs
  330. Smartcraft Code reader?
  331. B&M 174 / WEAIND 177 WITH D.U.I. (HEI).WILL IT FIT?
  332. 454 magnum power loss between 2000-4000rpms
  333. Does anyone still sell a 502 Mercruiser carb engine?
  334. Timing setting with a decent cam..
  335. pro charger
  336. 454 mag rebuild question
  337. EFI over fueling.
  338. Strange noises
  339. Hard to crank over when warm (heat soak?)
  340. Water in oil... Again and again and again and again....
  341. Drive oil disapearing. Need advise
  342. Drive Fluid in Bilge
  343. trim on one drive not staying trimmed
  344. Fast fuel injection
  345. Handling Problem!
  346. Carpet Connections
  347. Upper Cylinder and Injector Lube
  348. Engine alarm problem.
  349. EGT reading weird
  350. Timing setting for a 454???
  351. XR prop
  352. CMI sound choice tailpipe set need help or new wife.
  353. Decisions Decisions
  354. TRS Rebuild Kit?
  355. 4150 adapted to 4500 Intake?
  356. Header bolts
  357. Carb idle adjustment ? DEMON
  358. steering alignment over 40mph
  359. 496 HO engine trouble - calling [email protected]
  360. Oil Capacity
  361. Lost shift ability on starboard motor????
  362. first water test. (help)
  363. slow to get on plane
  364. Billet Anodized Sea Water Pumps
  365. Removing risers
  366. Oil Still Too Warm....ideas??
  367. Water Pressure Gauge
  368. Water Pressure Gauge
  369. Particles in Bravo 1 Drive Oil ?
  370. Change Exh. Tips, Yes or No
  371. 496 mag 496 mag ho
  372. Going rate of pay for marine mechanic?
  373. Spun a bearing! How do I check to see if oil line are hooked up correct
  374. Merc Certified mechanic?
  375. trs drives what are they worth???
  376. Torco race fuel concentrate???
  377. crane hi-6s with mercruiser ignition
  378. 496 mag ho sea pump impeller question?
  379. prop work
  380. 502 EFI MPI MPI/EFI-what did they make?
  381. Outdrive leaking down.
  382. No oil to filter or cooler???
  383. who had the 16" Aluminum MYCO wheels on OBAY
  384. Morse helm control question
  385. No oil to Cooler or Filter??
  386. Why higher oil pressure
  387. Deep Cycle Batteries & Mercruiser Engines
  388. What do you guys think of this?
  389. Who can fix my BRAND NEW SEA DEMON
  390. drive saver
  391. Fuel gage problem???
  392. Can Someone Run This Number For Me
  393. hp500 timing (how to set)
  394. 496 Cam Question
  395. turbo charger question
  396. K&N breather tubes
  397. Mesa Racing Engines Latest Project
  398. Audio help!
  399. Gen 5 Short Block
  400. Raylar review - HotBoat Magazine
  401. what type of hose fitting is this?
  402. Bravo I Shifter Cable Part #
  403. Will a double roller timing chain fit under the timing cover on a 454 Gen V?
  404. charging system problems
  405. Best Place to buy Merlin blocks 588CI?
  406. Have wobble in drive, Saginaw to Brazil control valve swap
  407. wanted: drew marine mufflers & stabilizer
  408. Lifting boat with full tank of gas??
  409. Bravo XR Dual Water Pickup ???
  410. Best $18.94 oil and filter change....
  411. 4 x 4.5 Exhaust Adaptor
  412. comparing exhaust -headers vs cast manifolds
  413. Modifying lightning headers to reduce reversion
  414. Fuel Pump???
  415. Trim Pump Problem--Ideas?
  416. 105octane AV gas
  417. 2001 500hp
  418. Recharge Halon?
  419. Turbulator Location?
  420. Another Round for CAM help
  421. To Start on stand?
  422. Anybody having problems with water pickup
  423. $1000 Loan Today without a Credit Check!
  424. Anybody having problems with water pickup
  425. hp 500 valve springs
  426. HP 500 Ignition Module -failure
  427. Volvo mills
  428. manual choke cable
  429. Fuel pressure problems.... Questions....
  430. Cable Replace
  431. Back pressure/baffle? what would you do?
  432. New Eddie Marine Catalog
  433. motor will not start
  434. Modifying a stock 454/502 mpi intake
  435. 500 EFI's coil and wires?
  436. Adjusting Morse 33c cables
  437. MPI motors quit at 2800rpm, HELP!
  438. oil cooler too small?
  439. Slight vibration -Checking Bravo U-joint?
  440. running on the hose - FYI
  441. Prop Guru's
  442. help...blower surge
  443. Cooling problem
  444. Need blower pulley asap
  445. Trashed Engine?
  446. bravo I shifting problem...
  447. Prop question
  448. flushing my pachanga
  449. MSD ignition systems
  450. TRS upper drive gears?
  451. Two stage Eickert sea pump
  452. 731-741 or 502/502 cam?
  453. 2003 merc 300x's w/sport lowers.
  454. Need some help
  455. Outdrive Help Needed
  456. Can You Identify the Year of these Merc OBs?
  457. What Amsoil product is the best??
  458. Who Makes Custom Windshields?
  459. 5 stage dry sump oil system
  460. bravo drive?
  461. Trim Cylinder--Bravo Cyl's on TRS Drives
  462. Silent Choice Installation questions
  463. Dr. Kobrin..... The birth of Mobil-1
  464. T Bolt distributer caps.
  465. TRS reservoir
  466. Rocker Arm Bolt comes loose, ever happen to you
  467. #4 vs #5 Outdrives?
  468. need some opions
  469. bolt torque?
  470. On the Dyno today
  471. Best Polishes
  472. INFO NEEDED: Head "Wedges"
  473. Exhaust spacer/plate??? Is this possible?
  474. Fuel pump loosing prime ??
  475. 575SCi cam question
  476. Vertical Trim Indicators
  477. drilled a hole and some water came out?
  478. Bravo shaft size and spline?
  479. bravo 3 problem
  480. Active Thunder Extension box, Prop, Listing to port?
  481. Tech Tip - ADJUSTING THE VALVE TRAIN
  482. Tech Tip - VALVE TIMING
  483. Setting pinion bearing preload
  484. 7.4mpi (400hrs) Value$$??????
  485. Tech Tip - DEGREEING THE CAMSHAFT
  486. Tech Tip - PUSHROD LENGTH AND ROCKER ARM GEOMETRY
  487. Tech Tip - THE IMPORTANCE OF PROPER ROD BOLT STRETCH/TORQUE
  488. exhaust hose
  489. Lathem website
  490. air gap intake hose
  491. What's around your crank?
  492. Drive question
  493. trim help
  494. Prop install / assembly
  495. Resistor spark plugs and afr heads?
  496. Roll Off for boat Vinyl...?
  497. Does anyone know what size bolt...
  498. shop air compressor lines
  499. Bravo upper gear failure?
  500. Another valve spring question....