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  1. Engin Balancing Question?
  2. Cam Help
  3. More Horse Power
  4. Inner tie-bar needed???
  5. 502 vs 454
  6. feedback on cobra blower motors...
  7. Bow Lights
  8. Dumb question: Merc 496 Mag vs. Chevy 3500HD 496 HO truck motor????
  9. Polishing Aluminum diamond plate?
  10. Pro and cons on turning a crank
  11. Drive oil remote reservoir hose
  12. Volvo Penta Ocean Series Drives
  13. Max torque of an XR?
  14. AFR or Canfield Heads
  15. fuel distribution problem
  16. News on Performance Marine Display at Sema
  17. MSD Marine Engine Protector
  18. ITS steering
  19. feed back on dean nickerson's carb work
  20. what the best intercooler for the money?
  21. 496 (375hp) reliability and speed.
  22. B max parts
  23. Which Engine / Drive Coupler?
  24. 496 HO closed cooling questions
  25. which plug wires?????
  26. Corsa Exhaust question
  27. water injection on blower motors?
  28. GenV or Gen VI oil pan
  29. Steering arm Question
  30. Blower Ingnition Questions
  31. What is a reliable primer pump?
  32. Extension Boxes
  33. exhaust silent choice or mufflers
  34. Fuel Economy?
  35. 500 bull dogs motor
  36. Mercathode Wiring
  37. What type of oil for a HP500 (carb)
  38. Outdrives
  39. Hydromotive P5X results are in
  40. Engine Mounts?
  41. Distance between headers
  42. 500 EFI Upgrade
  43. overheating
  44. Raw Water pump Impeller wear?
  45. Rev. Limiter and Thunderbolt Ign.
  46. Mirage propellers
  47. HP 500 bottom end
  48. Bravo 3 Zincs
  49. 1985 35 Apache
  50. Keikhafer Throttle Loose-adjustment
  51. Wedge plates???
  52. bravo 1 clutch question
  53. Imco H.D. Gimbal Ring
  54. Gash in lower unit gear housing
  55. Need More Boost!!!!!
  56. Got the new 540 on the dyno today
  57. Helper Air bags?
  58. Stud girdles???
  59. 496 engine rings
  60. No Oil Pressure after oil change to Synthetic?
  61. SSM #6 Drive Spacers
  62. 1988 350MAG Rebuild
  63. Iron Heads
  64. Polishing the lower unit on Speedmaster IIs
  65. water hose size
  66. Multi-Engine/Single drive setups
  67. K Plane Cable Replacement...
  68. wandering boat,play in steering
  69. Engne Builders - How much HP before you need a better block?
  70. Marinize 496 truck engine
  71. Sealand Vacu flush
  72. rebuilding Merc silent choice
  73. mounting an oil cooler
  74. Hook on a 27 Fountain?
  75. converting a bravo to #6???
  76. Range of pitch for SSM props
  77. Amsoil, what a waste of my money
  78. D*mn Mildew!!!
  79. Fairing fabrication/windshield cut down
  80. Sea Level Jets 500 mags
  81. Carb adjust??
  82. Twin Prop Shaft Rotation
  83. fender covers
  84. should I remove the engines with transmissions or not?
  85. Does a Crane"741" Cam With Silent Choice Cause Water Reversion?
  86. Mercury 1000SC
  87. Help With Helm Pump
  88. Engine swap 454 to 496
  89. What book has wiring diagrams for 496 motor?
  90. Hull stains are a b*tch!!!
  91. 496 closed cooling question ???
  92. 800CFM Quadrajet
  93. Best Prop??
  94. Completed the compression test on my '85 merc 260
  95. Source for replacement "J" Tube
  96. Need help with garage door height
  97. Omc Cooling System
  98. Edelbrock. Marine carbs / Road carbs (#1410 Vs #4111)
  99. Donzi ZF35 trim tab guages not working?
  100. Labbed ? on 34 pitch 502mag efi
  101. Alpha 1 - CR Lower
  102. Low engine temp (130)when running boat in water
  103. Flywheel
  104. 502 mag forged or cast pistons,crank,rods?
  105. Closed Cooling System Limitations
  106. Sema Show -Las Vegas Nov. 2-5th
  107. 454 Intake?
  108. 2001 496 parts
  109. How much does a TRS out drive weigh?
  110. advice for exhaust ...
  111. Drive Showers
  112. Where do I get Pirelli Flooring
  113. Alpha One impeller flow.
  114. no thermostats
  115. Stainless exhaust with silent choice
  116. fraudulent procharger ad
  117. OMG!! a ski boat passed me at 70mph
  118. Removal of stock steering cable ?
  119. Dart Iron eagle's- other changes needed??
  120. Idle problem after startup, 350 mag
  121. hp500 spray paint?
  122. Ecu mods on stock engines
  123. Transom Assy Rebuild Tools
  124. Hydraulic steering problems,, help
  125. HELP looking for 502 ?
  126. Top end of a 42 Fountain with triple 525efi?
  127. dominator jetting
  128. Identify This Carb???
  129. Cool fuel regulator location-why???
  130. RM Builder. . .Calll Me. . .I have
  131. What causes fuel pressure to rise to the point of needing a regulator?
  132. TRS Trim Problem
  133. Smartcraft Questions
  134. "Garage Queen" not coming up to RPM
  135. parting out 92 42 apache.
  136. Blue Printing Dominators- WHO??
  137. Fuel pressure questions? scan tools?
  138. Darin hits it again
  139. which eliminator would you buy?
  140. 2xYanmar 6LY2(M)STE
  141. Stereo question
  142. mcloud bolsters
  143. Crap, just when I think I'm good to go
  144. Cleavers on Bravo 1 drives?
  145. B&M vs Procharger for 540??
  146. High Idle Problem?
  147. Red Line Heavy Shockproof Gear Lube
  148. Valve Diameter & Lash Caps
  149. Mufflers
  150. Warrining buzzer quit ??
  151. Does anyone know this Carrera?
  152. Used 502's
  153. Freezing point for Sterile Water & 91% Alcohol??
  154. Help, want to change Fuel/ water sep but can't get the darn thing off
  155. Stainless Bolts ?
  156. Speed problem?????
  157. Wouldn't it be great....
  158. 575SCi fuel pressure specs?
  159. Which Heads for 500 EFI's ?
  160. engine flush kits
  161. Lifter ?
  162. Engine hatch wont open
  163. Voltage spike?
  164. X dimension ?
  165. small block vortech heads.
  166. engine flush
  167. What happened to Timucin??
  168. Reliability Upgrades for HP500EFI?
  169. Stroked 454 Or 502 ?
  170. Steering is stiff at idle
  171. 525SC Blower Pulley
  172. Pro and cons of a PROCHARGER
  173. 502 Mag??
  174. Pistons and cam shafts for HP500
  175. 525 sc's
  176. cam help: 502 with AFR 305cc heads
  177. 502 mag whipple
  178. Any ford techs out there. Wiring problems!!
  179. Whipple Questions
  180. Pyrometers
  181. Metal Flakes in XR Drives
  182. what to change in the offseason
  183. Performance mods for 502
  184. New 500HP for $4500 w/0 hrs???
  185. Mercury mod vp efi engine horsepower?
  186. Where to buy a 454 Mag rebuild kit?
  187. What's the best way to seal block-off plates?
  188. P.S.I. Blowers
  189. 502 stumbles and poofs through carb - Help!
  190. K-Plane tab service
  191. Omc Shifting
  192. metal on oil drain plug
  193. Drive not going down
  194. super coolers
  195. whipple charger on a new hop525efi?
  196. mobile 1 oil filter pn#?
  197. Any disadvantage to Arneson drives?
  198. Merc 320 tpi sbc ??
  199. Winterizing 351 Ford-Help with Parts
  200. Cost of retro to Roller cams?
  201. Helicoil/Stellings extension box
  202. Transom Help
  203. 454 thermostat ?
  204. How do I find out my cams profile? Part #
  205. motor swap
  206. Cougar US1 38
  207. Average Shop hours to swap motor ...
  208. Right props for 32 caliber baja 525sc?
  209. Best prop for Top Gun T/S
  210. The real poop on 500hp's
  211. Need 2 Breathe......
  212. crate motor options
  213. JimV... I need flow # on stk GM heads
  214. valve job time, parts question
  215. Water in Bildge ?
  216. Injector,oxygen Sensor Help
  217. Merc Transom mounted Water Pick-ups & hose boots??
  218. Please explain the advantage of a "Water Crossover"
  219. Port side motor hitting rev limiter
  220. Valve or Rings Bad
  221. #5 drive prop shaft change and tools
  222. Stainless Prop Cleaning
  223. steamy 502 exhaust
  224. How do I winterize my 496 MAG
  225. Urgent! Engine stand ??
  226. Carbs, mechanical or vaccum secondaries...
  227. Thermostat And 502 Mpi
  228. 454 magnum vs 420 engine
  229. 525 Electrical Problem
  230. Looking for #6 props for friend
  231. engine not getting ot temp on the hose
  232. Annual HP525EFI Maintenance
  233. 7.4-310 MPI mods
  234. Run it cold???
  235. Thermostat and Winterizing 494?
  236. hyd steering question
  237. Bravo Shift Cable Push Or Pull?
  238. Trouble with 496 HO!
  239. Oval port or rectangular port intake???
  240. Anyone else blow apart a drive saver for a Stellings box
  241. Engine Flush on tear down????
  242. Cabin Heater usinf FW cooling?
  243. Flushing drive pumps
  244. Winterizing the HP525
  245. 140 merc
  246. Houstonprop, update please
  247. K-Plane disassembly
  248. Dry Sump Systems
  249. 241 Liberator Help?
  250. Boating with a Full Moon
  251. Engine Coatings
  252. Carbbed 500HP fyel Pump
  253. 1988 454 Mag Specs ?
  254. Trolley to remove/refit B-1 drive
  255. inner transom plate installation?
  256. Anyone Used Crane Marine Ignition Module?
  257. low water pick ups
  258. Magnesium anode for TRS
  259. Mercury HP 525 Water Pressure
  260. Miniature Unlimited Hydroplane
  261. Winterizing-Alpha Drive Question
  262. When to change Valve Springs
  263. desktop dyno my 400smblocks please/revised
  264. V.D.O gauges
  265. Anodes ???
  266. Speedo Help
  267. blowing drive oil
  268. Anybody Know Where To Look??
  269. 2 Bolt or 4 Bolt mains??
  270. boost & rpm
  271. OK to Boost?
  272. Transom assembly wires??
  273. Trim Pumps and Fluid Viscosity.
  274. Bravo I Trim Issues - Ideas?
  275. ended up limping home DOH!! what the f-?
  276. What's the deal withthe 524 CID...
  277. Bravo one top cap chalked w/ shower...?
  278. ProCharger refresh question...
  279. outboard prop on speedmaster
  280. Bottom Paint Removal
  281. carburetor air screws
  282. What Spark Plugs do you Use?
  283. HP525 EFI Dyno Numbers
  284. Gale Banks Cam
  285. Blown or NA?
  286. will running rich result in smoke
  287. Two Drives/Props off Single Engine
  288. Servicing a 575SCI blower
  289. hp500 valve spring job?
  290. What are your thought's on changing this Triple to a Staggered?
  291. Gear oil out of the water pickup?
  292. Age old 454 hop-up question
  293. B&M Blower Question
  294. Goofy fluid change question....
  295. alpha drives magnet
  296. 502 MPI - Redline on the Volts Gauge... Help.?
  297. Repairing bolt holes in transom
  298. Procedure for removing the engine and trans
  299. hey checkmate454mag,thankyou rmbuilder
  300. 383 Strokers?
  301. Efi - Bank to Bank or Sequential?
  302. Need Help 500efi
  303. Turbine Dilemma
  304. Merc Racing Blue Paint
  305. God hates me, that's what it is!!! Now what do I do???
  306. drive alignment problem
  307. how do i winterize 350 mag
  308. Correct Oil Filter P/N
  309. Transom replacement
  310. hp500 remote oil filter and cooler ?
  311. Convert manual racing steering to power?
  312. RH or LH rotation
  313. rubber treated exhaust flapper
  314. Timming?
  315. home made swimplatform? is it worth doing.
  316. Changing Outdrive Oil
  317. Engine coolant for 496HO
  318. what can i drop in????
  319. desk top dyno my 400sb please
  320. Drive break-in?
  321. Need a Merc Part Number
  322. Feedback on new Bravo X Drives 6:50 ratio
  323. Stellings drive shaft problems
  324. 1978 Cigarette 35' Mistress Project-Engine Rebuild Questions
  325. Merc Or Omc
  326. 575 fuel consumption
  327. How many hours before a rebuild?
  328. Carnage! Tear down of 385ci sbc
  329. on line prop calculater
  330. timing "bounce" with v6 module?Normal?
  331. Hydromotive Guad4X vs Bravo 1
  332. upgrading stock Gen V 502 Mag's ???
  333. 35 Executioner w/ T-496HO's, Props??
  334. Got A Pair Of 496 Mags For Sale
  335. Checking electric brake controller
  336. Bravo one questions
  337. Timing?
  338. Part #'s for Merc 500 carb
  339. hoss props
  340. carb jetting
  341. Why did my 496HO blow @4400 RPM
  342. Best head gaskets and bearings for BBC
  343. Removing K Planes
  344. Lab props - Is it better to start with a bigger pitch or smaller pitch?
  345. Extention boxes/X-dimension on 31' Scarab?
  346. Mark IV block & Gen V heads - Who has done this? Please read.
  347. Prop Experts Please Take a look
  348. Cometic head gaskets
  349. Hyd. Steering advice
  350. Powdercoating Ext. boxes and uppers?
  351. water pressure
  352. 22' Baja Hammer, SPEED??
  353. what props are being used on 36 daytonas
  354. Bravo 1 question
  355. TRS/Speedmaster 2, trim cylinder
  356. propeller vs rpm question
  357. 24 Baja SHIFTING with OMC
  358. Merc vs. Volvo??
  359. Help! Developed vibration
  360. Scorpion upgrades
  361. I'ts Official! Rtech Fountain hits 100 MPH GPS
  362. Shorty Gear Box
  363. engine submerged while boat on trailer
  364. Scarab S 30': TRS vs. KAAMA
  365. Selecting a trailer?
  366. Procharger M-1 or M-1sc
  367. 24 Eliminator Daytona
  368. looking for a 3" dia. pulley for Holley 250 blower
  369. Bravo rear anchor pin assy.
  370. Computer whiz?
  371. bravo to arneson surface conv.
  372. Factory fuel tank location
  373. Piston part #
  374. Best Tranny for mercury 6 drives?
  375. trim tabs adj. from throttles ?
  376. procharger aw504 inner cooler pressure drop
  377. Dyno results
  378. Hey, TAZ! Bmax thread..
  379. what would cause?
  380. Bravo 1 shifting hard
  381. Last issue before I can finish up the resto and splash...Trim in handle won't trim up
  382. Anyone know what size blower this is?
  383. Cleaning marine growth from outdrive?
  384. Stern Powr drives?
  385. Crane Hyd. Roller cam breakage
  386. Blower on 24 Eliminator
  387. Stalker cat?
  388. Revolution Marine Exhaust
  389. V-belts
  390. Fuel sender/fuel tank ground?
  391. Rebuilding Alpha drive with aftermarket parts
  392. GPS With speedo attachment
  393. 29' Baja Outlaw Drive/Tab Indicators
  394. TOO LOUD !!!!! possible inexpensive fix
  395. M-3 Prochargers with Intercoolers - How Much $
  396. Drive temps...anyone checking?
  397. What cam for a 500 EFI
  398. Exhaust for a BBC????
  399. Carb recommendation on 454 mag with M-1
  400. Exhaust risers?
  401. 500efi
  402. Need clutch assembly & U Joint for Bravo 1
  403. Bandit 800 SC's???
  404. Electric Brake question
  405. Does suction hose to SW pump need wire??
  406. Anyone rebuild Bravo 1 drives
  407. Anyone rebuild Bravo 1 drives
  408. New ACCLERATORS ON SALE&BRAVO-ONES
  409. Electric Trailer Jack
  410. Merc 600sc?Any Good?
  411. Tuning suggestions
  412. Year of Manufacture of Bravo Thru SN?
  413. Ford Vs Chevy
  414. Darin, did you get my prop?
  415. Closed Cooling
  416. Engine Transportation
  417. startup problem
  418. shifting problem?
  419. inverters
  420. Mercury RS-Drive ??
  421. Stroke, Blower, or Whipple
  422. Procharger M1
  423. serpentine belt
  424. Anyone with Desktop Dyno
  425. Water Jacket Plating?
  426. Anyone with Hydromotive P5X results?
  427. Anyone with 3.5 psi pro-chargers on 496HO?
  428. 468 w/871 blower
  429. Who's blown an outdrive??
  430. Carb 500Hp Maintenance
  431. Grab Rail
  432. How are dry headers set-up and how do they work?
  433. Headers or Manifolds ?
  434. Baja 240 Sport OMC 460 King Cobra Shifting Problem
  435. Exhaust Manifold Question
  436. Prop Manufacture ID
  437. Hot alternator shaft
  438. pressurized sump 454 Horizon
  439. #5 Drive Steering assy. Needed
  440. weeds in lower unit water pick up
  441. prop question
  442. couple of questions
  443. Compass problems ...
  444. Bravo1 How high X with std water intakes?
  445. Supercharging my 365 Mags, What else is needed??
  446. Sporadic overheating/vapor lock?SW pump?
  447. 24 daytona prop tuning
  448. Paint suggestions below the water line!
  449. Last Oil change for the season ....
  450. shuts down when put in gear
  451. 525 sc 1999 any good?
  452. How much more power with a tunnel ram type of intake?
  453. 13 fun cat or 12 foot minihawk
  454. 12' mini hawk
  455. Supercharging - Procharging???
  456. Ford Super Duty drivetrain problems
  457. From props to oil??
  458. Best lubricant for sticky shifters?
  459. Hydraulic steering questions
  460. small block whipple chargers
  461. throttle is hard to push
  462. Merc 440's
  463. Resurface Heads or Not?
  464. Resleeve Merc Pro Max outboard
  465. Pressure test EM's
  466. Heat range on Autolite AP605? HELP?
  467. Bravo 1 G-bearing and u-joint inspection
  468. Gm Zz 572
  469. BBC Merlin Head Questions
  470. water feed for a superchiller
  471. Imco Gatlin Mufflers
  472. Help with GM cam timing events?specs,
  473. KAAMA Drive Parts?
  474. Gil Manifolds
  475. Reasons for using a shorty drive
  476. Are Gaeffric Redline Gauges Accurate
  477. How much power with a two bolt main 454
  478. Crane Hydraulic Roller cam failures
  479. TRS Gear Housing
  480. Propshaft for Bravo
  481. why do blower engines surge at idle?
  482. I need a manifold
  483. Good oil pan for Big Block Chevy's
  484. Help Choose Engine Upgrades
  485. anyone need tall deck parts?
  486. Flywheel expert required
  487. Brand of "87" Gasoline and engine knock issues
  488. Whats The Deal????
  489. high oil temperatures
  490. Help with Gen VI 454 piston rings
  491. 420 Belts, Pulleys, and Idler
  492. old gas
  493. Pyrometers In Gil Exhaust
  494. Home made 525sc for Formula 357
  495. Valves Collide with Pistons ....
  496. Horsepower at crank vs prop
  497. gauge accuracy
  498. What type of plugs are recommended for Merc motors
  499. Gaffrie gauges
  500. Is the coupler pattern same as clutch?