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