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  1. Purple carbon fiber?
  2. World heads
  3. Motor idling fast after exhaust & plug change?
  4. 3 qts. of drive oil. Where did it go?
  5. 1 or 2 coats of wax
  6. surface drive propeller ?
  7. Best Merc 2.5's?
  8. Graphics
  9. Engine rebuild or replace ?
  10. 454 Carb
  11. Best way to remove gaskets
  12. Cylinder numbers?
  13. ProCharger Question? on 1999 454/502 MAG engine
  14. #3 to #6 swap
  15. Fuel Pressure Problems
  16. Water in drive oil?
  17. Has anyone used Revolution marine exhaust?
  18. alpha lowers
  19. Twead for covering on cushions in cuddy.
  20. Whipple question???
  21. Setting Valves on SBC
  22. Fuel line headaches. What can I do?
  23. Flame Arrestor Filters- COOL!!
  24. Help, Can't get my dist. rotor off!
  25. prop experts....mich wheel rapture vs mirage
  26. Royal Purple
  27. HoustonPropeller back on board Monday
  28. where can i get a pulley
  29. Xantrex Battery Chargers
  30. Aqua Buff
  31. Llooking for alternative to TRS drives
  32. Re-Painting an Outdrive question
  33. Installing a Merc Remote Oil Filter Kit
  34. I got some water in my oil - what should I do?
  35. Bravo Question
  36. Cd changer/ amp in engine compartment
  37. How much engine damage did I do?
  38. How many quarts of oil in a #6
  39. drives
  40. Need Carb advice
  41. Disc brake conversion
  42. sbc heads
  43. which Pwr steer brkt for Procharger??HELP
  44. Problem with IMCO dual ram steering
  45. SET-UP HELP/ V bottom w/outboards
  46. Tri Sonic
  47. fuel pump relay?
  48. Gaffrig RedLine Temp Guage
  49. where's the best place to mount Regulator
  50. fuel pressure sending unit.
  51. Need Help with exhaust gaskets for SBC Vortec Heads
  52. whats a better block? World or Dart
  53. Anyone Using Psi Blowers
  54. Big Block Chevy Intake decision
  55. Trailer Bunks
  56. 2000 500HP Carb
  57. ID Oil Pan
  58. Pinging under medium to heavy throttle
  59. Need LOTO Area Powdercoater
  60. New cockpit flooring?
  61. Air in Trim Tab Pumps
  62. 25' with 250 Mercury OB
  63. Set-up help w/outboards
  64. wiring sch. for 29 fountain 1990,help,short?
  65. Whose drive reservoir foams and whose doesn't???
  66. Sea Strainers????????
  67. best spot to visit?
  68. Jetting/tuning For Procharger setup
  69. TrimTabs Question
  70. 540 whipple compatability
  71. Holley 3310-S
  72. Flame arrestor on procharger
  73. Finally got it started now it knocks
  74. SBC valve guide/seal leakage?
  75. Need new Dipstick...An Oil one
  76. Bravo XR questions
  77. pulleys
  78. Valve Job
  79. Recessed Holders
  80. rev marine drive resorvoirs
  81. Repower to 350 MAG MPI
  82. 525sc Oil Coolers
  83. Sunstream Floatlift's??
  84. 8mm blower belt change?
  85. Mercury 575 problem resolved!
  86. #1 tip to add to your spring checklist
  87. High speed eyewear
  88. Stingray Cuddy 20 ft.
  89. EGT's ,,,why so many diff. #'s??what's hot
  90. Flywheel Housing Question
  91. Exhaust Noise Limit?
  92. amsoil bypass filter
  93. Exhaust Bellows vs Tube
  94. Air-Dock boat lift
  95. new headers
  96. Drive Upgrade on a charged HP500
  97. Rocker Change
  98. Relocating oil filter
  99. Gil / Merc HP500 Manmifold Freeze Plugs
  100. This doesnt seem right
  101. perma cool fuel filter #81794 hi flo
  102. Sticking Exhaust Solenoid
  103. 502 MPI intake
  104. Bad temp Gauge (attn 97BossHammer)
  105. Gaffric controls adjustment??
  106. Cigarette Swim platform
  107. Water temp sender/Oil pressure sender?
  108. Cleaning and Painting drives and boxes
  109. mercruiser inboard engine doesn't want to go foward
  110. Maximum stroke in a 427 tall deck block?
  111. Re-plumbing for center rise manifolds?
  112. high volume water sep/filter??prochargr
  113. Another 540 Cam Thread?
  114. small oil leak?
  115. ARGH!! Rods hitting cam! What canI do?
  116. Need help with SBC Vortec Springs.
  117. S/B rod clearance?
  118. 454 mag
  119. Manifold pressure gauge
  120. raising the riser
  121. Distributer Problem
  122. Boat Audio
  123. Msd Rev Limiter With Tb5
  124. too embarrassed to ask
  125. 1.36 vs 1.50 Bravo One
  126. New Carb
  127. Will 2000 bravo lower fit a 1996-1998 bravo upper?
  128. Pulley hits new water pump.
  129. bell housing hinge pins
  130. Need 1996-1998 Bravo Lower...Help?
  131. 302 to 5.0 engine swap
  132. 350 mag won't start after new plugs
  133. Gen VI block, Mark IV heads....???
  134. spark plugs/high tension leads?
  135. multi viscosity motor oil
  136. Amsoil 75/90 in the drive
  137. Old Fire extinguishers
  138. Marine transmissions which ones?
  139. L-29 Vortec heads
  140. Polyester gel over marine tex
  141. What do you know about #3/3A drives?
  142. Oil Change Question
  143. Need help selecting an on-board battery charger
  144. beaten to death oil topic
  145. Looking for pump to change oil
  146. fuel lines?
  147. cooling/heating ac unit
  148. k plane size on 35 fountain late model
  149. Trim Tab Help Needed
  150. Fuel pump cam lobe excessive ware???
  151. Removing Bravo One
  152. Americn Offshore 2600 ???
  153. IMCO valves - best prices?
  154. Bravo 1 HP Gimbal Question
  155. prop work
  156. Need A Bbc Recirc. Pump Pulley
  157. Water reversion with Crane 741 cams
  158. Upstate NY boaters
  159. rev limiter
  160. BB Chevy heads
  161. where does the rev limiter live?Module?
  162. paper thin bravo
  163. edelbrock performer 2.0
  164. Removing # 6 Drive Spacers
  165. some problems twin 454 wellcraft
  166. 2 Charged 383 instead of 2 x 454 ?
  167. Who Rebuilds Marine Carbs?
  168. Droupy Drives
  169. Best Cam For A Mark 4 Bbc?
  170. Horn Sounding
  171. Merc 454 MPI dead in water
  172. 1990 454Magnum Locked Up?
  173. Whipple Intercooler comparision
  174. Is the cam change worth it?
  175. Lifters Lifters Lifters
  176. 502 Mag Hp
  177. Harmonic Balancer Bolt Torque?
  178. Calcium/scale
  179. Pros/Cons of a cleaver prop?
  180. ss windshield 382 fastech
  181. Billet Shifter Drive?
  182. soft transom!
  183. Roller cams, cons.....pros???
  184. Compression Readings on 454, 330hp
  185. Looking for belt drive pwer transmission parts
  186. water pressure sender, elec or mech?
  187. sealing transom opening
  188. oil temp sender location ?
  189. HP500 EFI owners - clearance measurement
  190. Need Merc PN
  191. Whipple Charged - fourth season
  192. Mercury hydraulic steering
  193. Block Pressure?
  194. TRS Tranny Question
  195. carpet
  196. Alternative engines
  197. bravo ???
  198. gps/color plotter
  199. Procharger Help needed
  200. upper steering shaft seal
  201. Opinions Wanted
  202. Weight of a Bravo vs a #5
  203. 5-Blades
  204. Donzi 22'and Blackhawk out drive
  205. Regular Power Steering Question
  206. fuel pick-up/check-valve?how to tell
  207. Timing problems - Help before I take a sledge to the motor!
  208. Prop Cavatation Problem
  209. Installing Corsa silent Choice
  210. Out Drive Corrosion Volvo Duo Prop
  211. making a boat offer
  212. Gen IV camshaft end play
  213. Fountain Steering reservoir!
  214. Little crush or compression washers?!?
  215. Gen? Roller?
  216. Stereo wire harness??
  217. Prop question
  218. B/W tranny ?'s
  219. Grease 101
  220. TRS drive oil
  221. motor set too high on stern
  222. DPX Steering Helm
  223. 502 operating water temp
  224. 496HO Surging?
  225. Bravo1 oil capacity w/o reservoirs?
  226. Whose running turbos?
  227. Gimble bearing play
  228. 502 MPI Fuel Pressure
  229. closed cooling
  230. Bravo Drive Noise
  231. Eagle trailer brake question
  232. Bravo transom mounting?
  233. K-plane problem
  234. carb jetting
  235. Bravo Drives
  236. What are these heads?
  237. ssm-v & bulldog500
  238. took out the krytonite for the first time.
  239. Impeller Question
  240. Leaking riser?
  241. Carbed HP500 Cam and valve spring specs
  242. Stainless manifold bolts?
  243. Thermostat
  244. Thunderbolt IV Ignition Coil
  245. How do you install freeze plugs?
  246. New High Performance Mercury Urethane Ram Bushings
  247. Billet pulleys - alignment
  248. Marine circuit breakers
  249. water circulating pump vs. crossovers
  250. Propeller qeustions?
  251. Adjusting Holley 750 Marine Carbs
  252. 434!!!
  253. Chris Craft Stinger Operations/Maintenance Manuels
  254. What Fuel Octane
  255. Help Please With My Mecury....
  256. Merc 575sc's & Mobile 1 15W50
  257. 300hp vortech
  258. Merc "Silent Choice", How Much?
  259. Alternator 4 wire to 2
  260. RM Builder. . .did you get that
  261. corsa muffler tips power restriction ?
  262. MSD coils
  263. Marine Generator Help
  264. Prop suggestions for new 271 power
  265. Internal Flappers replacement??
  266. Power Steering pulley puller
  267. Corsa Flappers
  268. Whipple Charger for a Fountain
  269. Yellow hull stains
  270. Possible bad valv job on SB Vortec heads?
  271. Carb Choice
  272. 496 head gaskets????
  273. Hatch Actuators
  274. Gas Tanks
  275. Which head gasket?
  276. Replacement Exhaust Flappers
  277. SB Fuel Injectors
  278. Merc 900 SC info
  279. trim up, no trim down
  280. Best Earmuffs for Alpha SS
  281. New Drives Or Upgrade Bravos
  282. Engine and Tranny cooler plumbing
  283. ok guys, I am a boater/ biker - got a carb question for you guys...
  284. Custom Lab Finished 5 Blade Props
  285. trim tab mounting
  286. Velvet Drive 72C: Huber or BAM
  287. Whipple and Silent Thunder. Dustin?
  288. bildge cleanup
  289. tall deck spacer
  290. Mercruiser BB Thermostat Housing conversion?
  291. MSD or D.U.I.?
  292. Bravo Drives? 1 Or 3?
  293. Batteries
  294. Filter Mags?
  295. Merc Scan tools
  296. Bravo III vs. Alpha I
  297. Ecm Mefi 3
  298. Conversion to Deisel?
  299. Bravo TOOLS?????
  300. 12v relays - who makes good quality ones?
  301. Paint Spraying Basics
  302. Any Intercoolers for sale
  303. Custom Powder Coated Switch Panel
  304. GEN IV 454 Oil pan
  305. adding fluid to Bravo I
  306. Zero Effort Control Install
  307. Power Coating
  308. water/pressure relief
  309. Adding Third Engine (lower HP) for docking / idle / etc.
  310. Carburated 502 Mags
  311. Multipal battery hook up????
  312. 350 sb more power
  313. Merc T-bolt Ign System..what do I need?
  314. Cruise RPM
  315. IMCO Vs. Stellings extension box..
  316. Power Valve Circuit
  317. Whipple 496 HO
  318. What valve cover will fit ?
  319. New oil cooler
  320. Boost reference Demon Carburator
  321. cam shaft Help!
  322. GIL Headers & Pipes- OSO Auction
  323. stress crack
  324. 496 vs. 496 HO What's the difference?
  325. Looking for Procharger dealers
  326. power steering lines needed
  327. 525 sc blower popping
  328. Water Temp/Pressure problem
  329. Exhaust Sounds
  330. 525SC Pulley Shaft
  331. Trailor
  332. Bravo drive measurement needed
  333. Trainig class
  334. Hp500 Carb Rev Limit
  335. Flame Arrs. for Merc. 6.0's
  336. How to boost reference a Holley
  337. Now where to drain trans cooler line?
  338. compression ratio/vortec 5.7
  339. Hydromotive or mercury maximus
  340. What grit to use on bottom of boat?
  341. Need Bravo I Propshaft!!
  342. SSMs & SSM3A's
  343. Hardin Marine / Gill Exhaust
  344. Capilano Hydraulic Helm Hh5250
  345. Canvas
  346. 496 Leaking Antifreeze
  347. Leak Down Questions
  348. 5.0 mpi to 496 mag ho conversion
  349. Rot. Exactly what is it?
  350. Sandblasting tip for indoors with no mess
  351. Cloyes timing crank sprocket
  352. shift problem on Bravo 1,help
  353. Saltwater Flush ....
  354. Where's the Whipple
  355. Another GEn 4,5,6 question.... Valve covers
  356. Dino vs Synthetic
  357. 454 cam suggestions?
  358. Oil thermostat..can they go bad?
  359. Steering Wanders
  360. Set Idle on Supercharged motor?
  361. Norcross Depth Finder
  362. dumb question -- what is the pad of a boat?
  363. a little help
  364. oso help
  365. Installing angled bezels
  366. Bravo 3 transom assembly differences
  367. wet sanding???
  368. Scarab specs. and general info.
  369. Trim cylinder interchange.
  370. water in fuel
  371. Trim Tab System
  372. Removing silent choice block off plate #?
  373. How do you get Paint to Stick to Aluminum?
  374. Friend bought a boat...questions
  375. What oil do you use for your initial start up on a new motor?
  376. Bottom Paint removal
  377. Mark 4 ,Gen5 and Gen 6 Flywheels for 454
  378. Need a Prop!! Need suggestions!
  379. side vs low water pickup speed diff?
  380. Gen 4,5,6 Flywheel housings same?
  381. Shore Power and A/C installation Cost
  382. Windshield
  383. Where to check oil level
  384. High RPM's On 500 EFI???
  385. Mercury Prop WARNING!!
  386. good lexan for wind screen
  387. Who needs 1600 HP?
  388. 496HO exhaust
  389. Gen 4,5,6 bb dist.... are they the same?
  390. Masterlube Installation ???
  391. Proper Proping for 35 Lightning
  392. $%&#@ Compression fitting..
  393. Low Engine RPM with New Motor
  394. Engine guys- how much room in front of bbc to change cam??
  395. Documenting
  396. XR vs. XZ
  397. engine alignment?
  398. oil filter question
  399. Hynautic steering by Teleflex???
  400. Bazooka Tubes
  401. water pressure
  402. prop selection 2550 sx
  403. intake manifolds?
  404. Optima Battery & Battery Box
  405. quick dash upgrade
  406. drive showers
  407. procharger temps
  408. What number drive is this?
  409. Repair time from mechanic?
  410. Rich at startup
  411. Trailer Repair
  412. K&N filters and the Coast Guard..
  413. Bravo 1 top cap oil leak
  414. My new AFR heads
  415. Gas Tank Installation??????
  416. More Bravo I help!
  417. Antisiphon Checkball - is it nessessary?
  418. Keelguard For 24 Baja Outlaw
  419. 1997 7.4 300hp?
  420. Need help choosing a motor....
  421. Cutting Aluminum- some tricks!!
  422. Cam and speed question: Merc 370 HP-454 in Scarab III 34'
  423. Powdercoating throttles
  424. motor cuts out or dies at high rpm's
  425. Could be hydrolocked ?
  426. water pressure fix?
  427. TRS Rear Mount Seized
  428. starter problems
  429. Guessitimate This HP
  430. Lower Y Exhaust Pipes (Bull Horns)
  431. Oil And Filter
  432. Prefered Spark Plugs?
  433. engine alignment
  434. 502 efi's rebuild longblocks repower ??
  435. bravo/alpha props
  436. Harmonic Balancer won't "pop off"
  437. Lift Extensions
  438. Merc 5.0L Carbon Fouling
  439. Cabin Door alignment
  440. Which drive?
  441. Temporarily patching holes under waterline?
  442. Superchaeger?
  443. Best way to cut gel coat?
  444. Schubeck roller lifters
  445. 95 502 efi vapor lock??
  446. Main cap bolt with windage tray extension
  447. imco hyd steering
  448. Engine Oil Cooler Size
  449. Trim Tab Indicator Lights Not Working????????
  450. Transom assy. gasket/o-ring
  451. Alpha hinge pins
  452. Help - need set of Ferrea F2121P Valves
  453. Trim Ram Bushings
  454. Trailer Questions (2 part)
  455. Shift Cable Bellow
  456. Removing Bottom Paint
  457. Tank selector switch
  458. Pressure gauge off the raw water pump?
  459. Tbolt ignition module
  460. Alpha 1 gen 1 Gimbal
  461. Prop Size, Pitch & # of blades!!!
  462. Outboard(s) tuneup....need help!!!!
  463. info on n/a engines what cam
  464. Interco trailer axel trouble
  465. AZ Speed & Marine
  466. IMCO SC upper vs. XR upper
  467. 4BBL Carburetor Choke
  468. VDO Gauges Contact?
  469. Adequate oil pressure?
  470. Baja thoughts
  471. Dyno 200 questions HP500
  472. Calling.....z.zuperboat
  473. 454 fuel system compatable?
  474. Leaky Hatch fix?
  475. Velvet Drive oil cooler fittings
  476. Trs gimbal ringswivel pin?
  477. Prop thoughts
  478. Upgrades for 415HP Merc.
  479. Motor Break In
  480. Reducing carb from 750cfm to 650cfm?
  481. 496 for sale
  482. carb to efi conversion
  483. bravo 1
  484. Alpha 1 Gimbal Ring Replacement
  485. can i determine cam with out teardown?
  486. fuel injection conversion, what's bets for the $
  487. Does anyone know this engine?
  488. Looking for St. Louis area properly handeling Super Duty for temporary tire swap.
  489. Plumbing, Stainless Marine
  490. 496 Mag Ho Oil?
  491. What are the1995 500HP cam specs
  492. Bottom
  493. Preparing for spring
  494. Outboards and STP, Carbuerator cleaner & octane booster.
  495. Size & pitch questions???
  496. 500 HP Lifters
  497. aluminum heads
  498. Anyone reccomend a book on how to weld
  499. Fuel / HP curve for 454 mag
  500. Gil exhaust question