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  1. Bottom Paint Removal
  2. carburetor air screws
  3. What Spark Plugs do you Use?
  4. HP525 EFI Dyno Numbers
  5. Gale Banks Cam
  6. Blown or NA?
  7. will running rich result in smoke
  8. Two Drives/Props off Single Engine
  9. Servicing a 575SCI blower
  10. hp500 valve spring job?
  11. What are your thought's on changing this Triple to a Staggered?
  12. Gear oil out of the water pickup?
  13. Age old 454 hop-up question
  14. B&M Blower Question
  15. Goofy fluid change question....
  16. alpha drives magnet
  17. 502 MPI - Redline on the Volts Gauge... Help.?
  18. Repairing bolt holes in transom
  19. Procedure for removing the engine and trans
  20. hey checkmate454mag,thankyou rmbuilder
  21. 383 Strokers?
  22. Efi - Bank to Bank or Sequential?
  23. Need Help 500efi
  24. Turbine Dilemma
  25. Merc Racing Blue Paint
  26. God hates me, that's what it is!!! Now what do I do???
  27. drive alignment problem
  28. how do i winterize 350 mag
  29. Correct Oil Filter P/N
  30. Transom replacement
  31. hp500 remote oil filter and cooler ?
  32. Convert manual racing steering to power?
  33. RH or LH rotation
  34. rubber treated exhaust flapper
  35. Timming?
  36. home made swimplatform? is it worth doing.
  37. Changing Outdrive Oil
  38. Engine coolant for 496HO
  39. what can i drop in????
  40. desk top dyno my 400sb please
  41. Drive break-in?
  42. Need a Merc Part Number
  43. Feedback on new Bravo X Drives 6:50 ratio
  44. Stellings drive shaft problems
  45. 1978 Cigarette 35' Mistress Project-Engine Rebuild Questions
  46. Merc Or Omc
  47. 575 fuel consumption
  48. How many hours before a rebuild?
  49. Carnage! Tear down of 385ci sbc
  50. on line prop calculater
  51. timing "bounce" with v6 module?Normal?
  52. Hydromotive Guad4X vs Bravo 1
  53. upgrading stock Gen V 502 Mag's ???
  54. 35 Executioner w/ T-496HO's, Props??
  55. Got A Pair Of 496 Mags For Sale
  56. Checking electric brake controller
  57. Bravo one questions
  58. Timing?
  59. Part #'s for Merc 500 carb
  60. hoss props
  61. carb jetting
  62. Why did my 496HO blow @4400 RPM
  63. Best head gaskets and bearings for BBC
  64. Removing K Planes
  65. Lab props - Is it better to start with a bigger pitch or smaller pitch?
  66. Extention boxes/X-dimension on 31' Scarab?
  67. Mark IV block & Gen V heads - Who has done this? Please read.
  68. Prop Experts Please Take a look
  69. Cometic head gaskets
  70. Hyd. Steering advice
  71. Powdercoating Ext. boxes and uppers?
  72. water pressure
  73. 22' Baja Hammer, SPEED??
  74. what props are being used on 36 daytonas
  75. Bravo 1 question
  76. TRS/Speedmaster 2, trim cylinder
  77. propeller vs rpm question
  78. 24 Baja SHIFTING with OMC
  79. Merc vs. Volvo??
  80. Help! Developed vibration
  81. Scorpion upgrades
  82. I'ts Official! Rtech Fountain hits 100 MPH GPS
  83. Shorty Gear Box
  84. engine submerged while boat on trailer
  85. Scarab S 30': TRS vs. KAAMA
  86. Selecting a trailer?
  87. Procharger M-1 or M-1sc
  88. 24 Eliminator Daytona
  89. looking for a 3" dia. pulley for Holley 250 blower
  90. Bravo rear anchor pin assy.
  91. Computer whiz?
  92. bravo to arneson surface conv.
  93. Factory fuel tank location
  94. Piston part #
  95. Best Tranny for mercury 6 drives?
  96. trim tabs adj. from throttles ?
  97. procharger aw504 inner cooler pressure drop
  98. Dyno results
  99. Hey, TAZ! Bmax thread..
  100. what would cause?
  101. Bravo 1 shifting hard
  102. Last issue before I can finish up the resto and splash...Trim in handle won't trim up
  103. Anyone know what size blower this is?
  104. Cleaning marine growth from outdrive?
  105. Stern Powr drives?
  106. Crane Hyd. Roller cam breakage
  107. Blower on 24 Eliminator
  108. Stalker cat?
  109. Revolution Marine Exhaust
  110. V-belts
  111. Fuel sender/fuel tank ground?
  112. Rebuilding Alpha drive with aftermarket parts
  113. GPS With speedo attachment
  114. 29' Baja Outlaw Drive/Tab Indicators
  115. TOO LOUD !!!!! possible inexpensive fix
  116. M-3 Prochargers with Intercoolers - How Much $
  117. Drive temps...anyone checking?
  118. What cam for a 500 EFI
  119. Exhaust for a BBC????
  120. Carb recommendation on 454 mag with M-1
  121. Exhaust risers?
  122. 500efi
  123. Need clutch assembly & U Joint for Bravo 1
  124. Bandit 800 SC's???
  125. Electric Brake question
  126. Does suction hose to SW pump need wire??
  127. Anyone rebuild Bravo 1 drives
  128. Anyone rebuild Bravo 1 drives
  129. New ACCLERATORS ON SALE&BRAVO-ONES
  130. Electric Trailer Jack
  131. Merc 600sc?Any Good?
  132. Tuning suggestions
  133. Year of Manufacture of Bravo Thru SN?
  134. Ford Vs Chevy
  135. Darin, did you get my prop?
  136. Closed Cooling
  137. Engine Transportation
  138. startup problem
  139. shifting problem?
  140. inverters
  141. Mercury RS-Drive ??
  142. Stroke, Blower, or Whipple
  143. Procharger M1
  144. serpentine belt
  145. Anyone with Desktop Dyno
  146. Water Jacket Plating?
  147. Anyone with Hydromotive P5X results?
  148. Anyone with 3.5 psi pro-chargers on 496HO?
  149. 468 w/871 blower
  150. Who's blown an outdrive??
  151. Carb 500Hp Maintenance
  152. Grab Rail
  153. How are dry headers set-up and how do they work?
  154. Headers or Manifolds ?
  155. Baja 240 Sport OMC 460 King Cobra Shifting Problem
  156. Exhaust Manifold Question
  157. Prop Manufacture ID
  158. Hot alternator shaft
  159. pressurized sump 454 Horizon
  160. #5 Drive Steering assy. Needed
  161. weeds in lower unit water pick up
  162. prop question
  163. couple of questions
  164. Compass problems ...
  165. Bravo1 How high X with std water intakes?
  166. Supercharging my 365 Mags, What else is needed??
  167. Sporadic overheating/vapor lock?SW pump?
  168. 24 daytona prop tuning
  169. Paint suggestions below the water line!
  170. Last Oil change for the season ....
  171. shuts down when put in gear
  172. 525 sc 1999 any good?
  173. How much more power with a tunnel ram type of intake?
  174. 13 fun cat or 12 foot minihawk
  175. 12' mini hawk
  176. Supercharging - Procharging???
  177. Ford Super Duty drivetrain problems
  178. From props to oil??
  179. Best lubricant for sticky shifters?
  180. Hydraulic steering questions
  181. small block whipple chargers
  182. throttle is hard to push
  183. Merc 440's
  184. Resurface Heads or Not?
  185. Resleeve Merc Pro Max outboard
  186. Pressure test EM's
  187. Heat range on Autolite AP605? HELP?
  188. Bravo 1 G-bearing and u-joint inspection
  189. Gm Zz 572
  190. BBC Merlin Head Questions
  191. water feed for a superchiller
  192. Imco Gatlin Mufflers
  193. Help with GM cam timing events?specs,
  194. KAAMA Drive Parts?
  195. Gil Manifolds
  196. Reasons for using a shorty drive
  197. Are Gaeffric Redline Gauges Accurate
  198. How much power with a two bolt main 454
  199. Crane Hydraulic Roller cam failures
  200. TRS Gear Housing
  201. Propshaft for Bravo
  202. why do blower engines surge at idle?
  203. I need a manifold
  204. Good oil pan for Big Block Chevy's
  205. Help Choose Engine Upgrades
  206. anyone need tall deck parts?
  207. Flywheel expert required
  208. Brand of "87" Gasoline and engine knock issues
  209. Whats The Deal????
  210. high oil temperatures
  211. Help with Gen VI 454 piston rings
  212. 420 Belts, Pulleys, and Idler
  213. old gas
  214. Pyrometers In Gil Exhaust
  215. Home made 525sc for Formula 357
  216. Valves Collide with Pistons ....
  217. Horsepower at crank vs prop
  218. gauge accuracy
  219. What type of plugs are recommended for Merc motors
  220. Gaffrie gauges
  221. Is the coupler pattern same as clutch?
  222. 502EFI missing / sometimes
  223. Trailer Question
  224. More HP for 420Hp
  225. Can Not Figure It Out,,Please Help
  226. 502 overheating! Help!!!
  227. What does it cost to freshen up Merc 575's?
  228. tall deck long blocks
  229. Closed Cooling Leaks
  230. Cam Timing Question
  231. Spindle replacement?
  232. 575SCI TPS issues?
  233. Diference Btwn a 3 and a 3a drive?
  234. how long at what rpm
  235. Odd 575SCI and tachometer problem
  236. horsepower happy: How much?
  237. Water in Hydraulic Oil
  238. Did I blow a trans?
  239. Changing gelcoat color?
  240. Who makes this Trim Tab?
  241. Electric Bolster not working
  242. trim cylinder hyd line leaking
  243. alarm going off
  244. Drive Vibration?
  245. 502 Mag EFI vs TBI
  246. 502MPI with low oil pressure
  247. MPI Wire Harness
  248. High Oil Pressure - Help!!!!!!
  249. Will thunderbolt 5 ign. work in a IV??
  250. won't come out of the water
  251. OMC 460 Cobra exhaust risers
  252. Gear change in Bravo??
  253. More Horsepower Please
  254. Whats A Good Rpm Range?
  255. How common are gelcoat cracks in a boat?
  256. Powder Coat Drive ?
  257. question on Merc alarm system
  258. Dart vs Merlin
  259. Oil for 525EFI
  260. I Recommend Teague Marine
  261. Engine modification
  262. Want to swap Bravo III for I or Blackhawk
  263. Check both drives while repairing bad one?
  264. Rebuilding a 28' Apache?!?!?!
  265. Air Pump For 1991 Corsa Mufflers???
  266. Mercruiser EFI
  267. Navigation Equipment Recommendations?
  268. Class Rules for A-Class in mid-1990's?
  269. Mercury 496 Mag HO question
  270. Broken Cavitation Plate
  271. Mild Horsepower
  272. Plumbing a mech fuel presure gage?
  273. Milling heads and notching bores
  274. CMI braided hose question
  275. Engine doesn't start. (454 MAG Stock)
  276. Attention KAAMA drive experts!! Need prop help
  277. Best Drive tow in or out settings
  278. Too small of cam?
  279. bravo1 lower gearcase VS. rock pile...... help
  280. How hard to change low water pickups to regular?
  281. Need 7.4 Long Block
  282. Rebuild or upgrade components 454 HP420???
  283. 502 carb jetting
  284. 502 Long Block $$
  285. Stelling
  286. 502 MPI VST Check
  287. master blaster
  288. LH prop on a RH drive?
  289. Looking for Alpha Inner and Outer Transom assembly and complete Alpha drive
  290. Mirage Vs Mirage Plus.
  291. prop suggestions ?
  292. HP500carb/Max power RPM
  293. Solution for Head Gasket troubles- Blown or N/A
  294. Oildyne pumps
  295. weber carb rebuild?
  296. where do you guys buy parts for a tune up?
  297. Room at Cumberland for Poker Run
  298. Fooling the computer...fuel & water temp?
  299. 04 29 fountain 575 blown xr is it just me
  300. need 2x V6 or HP modules for ThunderB IV
  301. Salvaging My Sunk Boat- What Should I Save?
  302. clever props
  303. need help finding the right prop
  304. AFR heads: Anyone else interested in buying?
  305. Crusader 502?
  306. Propeller Advise 292 Formula
  307. Fed up with Dominator, any ideas on where I can send it ?
  308. Supercharged Engines of LOTO Shootout
  309. Low water pick up with a nose cone... How about a screen?
  310. Bravo from TRS conversion, What is needed?
  311. Water pressure increased... Help.
  312. #4 cylinder failed 3 times in 3 rebuilds on 502zz
  313. MerCruiser Rev Limiter?
  314. 496 block, What head will fit.
  315. good luck to our friends in Florida
  316. HP500 carbs on a 450HP/454vortec JETS??
  317. zz 502
  318. Houstonprop help, I just smoked my prop
  319. The advantage and disantvantage of mounting engines close
  320. Bending water supply hose
  321. Idle step down kits
  322. Mercruiser 7.4L Harmonic Balancer ??
  323. can I run without flappers in y pipe with crane cam?
  324. TRS Drive Fluid
  325. Bravo XR stuck in FWD??
  326. Has anybody flat spotted roller lifters w/synthetic oil?
  327. How wide is the old style 2.5 cowling
  328. Murphey's Law,oil rings don't fit!!!!!!!!!!!
  329. Status of Shoreline Trailers
  330. Pfaff or Teague or ?
  331. where are flappers located in y pipe?
  332. HELP...One motor burning alot more fuel???
  333. What is oil pan capacity on Mercury Bulldog?
  334. how to tell top ring with NO instructions??
  335. what would a starter tooth sound like?
  336. High HP engines stalling when placed in gear.
  337. speedmaster 3
  338. Popping through the exhaust
  339. This winter's project
  340. 600 lbs less, almost same speed.
  341. stumped on rattle?
  342. Reversion (again)
  343. 502 EFI dying after reaching warmup temps
  344. converting from a bravo1 to a xz
  345. HP500 (carb) Exhaust
  346. supercooler
  347. Who has the BEST dyno?
  348. Transom Mounted 1 1/4 Pickup (pipe)
  349. What Drive 850 HP?
  350. Looking for Upholstery in Houston, Tx
  351. Can anyone help me find a Merc part # f/ 575SCI part?
  352. Dual water pickup with high x demension?
  353. Sending Units
  354. Oil by pass valve GenVI
  355. fair price for m3 prochargers???
  356. Yet another trailer brake thread....
  357. Mpi 502
  358. superchiller for 525sc
  359. Bravo hesitation when shifting into gear????
  360. Clean-up Special
  361. KILL (barnicle)BILL?
  362. Bent Crank ??
  363. Can't get the friggin ink of my sunpad!!!
  364. F/S Bravo 1 24P Prop
  365. Engine remove and replace
  366. Help Crane Cam.what Is It?
  367. Went 96.2 and blew the outdrive
  368. What actually happend when I reversed oil hoses??
  369. Tach Problem
  370. Gimbal Bell Housing Repair....Opinions !
  371. hot off the Mill iol cooler mtg brkts
  372. What props work best on TRS's?
  373. #6 prop loosens
  374. WOT Speed and RPM Loss
  375. Custom Electronic Panels
  376. Drives - Paint or Powder Coat?
  377. Still up in the air about heads
  378. Remote Oil Filter HELP
  379. 500efi spare parts??
  380. Pro's vs Con's...Conventional vs Synthetic
  381. EFI Gueru's
  382. Bravo 1 drive oil change procedure
  383. Top Gun transome angle
  384. Prop advice/5 blade
  385. Rebuilt Engine Help Needed
  386. Mounting of power steering cooler
  387. Anyone ever shorten a flame arrester?
  388. cam choice?
  389. amazing salt vs fresh
  390. speedmaster prop diameter?
  391. x dimension on twins
  392. OK! Ok! Ok!
  393. I need the wirring diagram for a gps speedometer
  394. Mariner Optimax 150 to 175 Upgrade.
  395. need a ZZ502 camshaft.Part#12366543
  396. Repairing Gel coat????????????????????
  397. 502/500hp Through Prop exhaust
  398. Installing MSD Ign.
  399. Guage and supplier of Marine grade wire
  400. Correct prop ?
  401. TRS to Bravo Conversion
  402. Seeking Spare Ignition Module
  403. Procharger pullies
  404. 500HP carb clone
  405. Dirty Drive Oil
  406. Overheating problem
  407. engine pre oiling systems
  408. Needs some help here guys.....
  409. 525sc cam specs
  410. Gaffrig starter lockout switch where...
  411. Carrera 24 fuel tank/removal issue.
  412. MSD high vibration coil
  413. 28 Profile Cat
  414. More HP for HP 500
  415. pro charged 502 mpi w/high oil temp
  416. Lots to Learn!
  417. 496 still poppin at idle????
  418. Merc Silent Choice Problem
  419. Oil Temps / Pan or Cooler?
  420. Cams and Desktop Dyno
  421. HP 500 Missfire and Sputturing
  422. Gil Exhaust Air Pump-Circa 1994?
  423. 708-cubic-inch, all-aluminum engine for marine use
  424. Corsa Captains Call
  425. Houston Prop?
  426. Have Twins And Ya Loose One ?
  427. Converting Wet To Dry Headers
  428. 502 Mag cam change?
  429. TRS Parts
  430. Motor Running Hot...Still.. Circulating Pump?
  431. Can I run my CMI tube top headers dry?
  432. Oil Filter Study
  433. Quick and Quiet too Loud
  434. good outdrive shop around CT/LONG ISLAND area?
  435. Trailer won't back up . . .
  436. Charging system??
  437. Motor Overheated, will a loose hose clamp cause this?
  438. Now What?
  439. Water Circulating Pump--How do I Test
  440. Water pressure gauge conversion to elec.
  441. Bravo XR's?
  442. SC600, PFM,Superchiller kit, wanted
  443. Has anyone changed out a race fairing ...
  444. Add On Hydraulic Steering?
  445. desperately seeking Gen VI flywheel for cast crank 454/502
  446. oil pres. issue, advise needed
  447. Transporting your boats
  448. stupid question
  449. changing throttle/shifter controls
  450. Oil Thermostat
  451. 500 EFI Modifications ???
  452. Need help in determining if this 377 Cubic inch will work in boat
  453. bravo gimbal bearing removal
  454. How Hard Can It Be?
  455. Raylar Upgrade
  456. Engine Knock ...
  457. Paging Glassdave....
  458. Swimplatform options
  459. Motor running too COLD?!
  460. Sonic Cavitation
  461. Prop Questions and lift
  462. Fuel gauge quit working....
  463. 327 to 355/383 ???
  464. How accurate is this ?
  465. Whats the next step
  466. Drop Down Bolsters
  467. Driver Bolster blows fuse
  468. Pair Of Used 25p Mirage Props For Sale
  469. "Newbie" salt water flush question
  470. #1 Alpha Impeller Installation...And Now No Forward
  471. Prop Advice. ,,,,,,,please
  472. mefi 3
  473. What size prop????
  474. Merc Sterndrive failure - Alpha One
  475. 496 HO compatibility with 1989 454 Mag
  476. Bypass Valve
  477. X dimension?
  478. understanding prop pitch?
  479. How do I get ~450hp out of Merc 454 -95?
  480. 40 seconds to get out the hole
  481. plug wire looms
  482. Extension Boxes with a Pad Bottom, Notch Transom
  483. 1,50 to 1,36 with twin Setup ??
  484. I Need Capts. Call
  485. 42' Tiger with 1,000 HP Motors
  486. Big BLock Chevy water pressure?
  487. 502 mag compression test
  488. alpha cutout microswitch
  489. Port Motor Won't Rev Past 2K RPM?
  490. Mercury Racing Remote Oil Filter
  491. How much oil?
  492. Need Advice On Fuel Pump Install
  493. Need a Gel Coat / Fiberglass Repair Recomendation
  494. Oil temps.
  495. Bravo Rotation
  496. Hydraulic Steering??
  497. New Toll Free Number
  498. Bravo bell housing support bushing
  499. Paging RumRunner! Carb tech
  500. Pre-labor Day Special