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