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  1. numbers on the top of the pistons
  2. Thermal heat rejection
  3. HP500 Lifter Valley Tray - What's it for?
  4. Cylinder Pressure?
  5. Dyno sheet from Mesa
  6. 575 sci air cleaner ?
  7. New Here... Break in period Cig-20
  8. Digital Cam question
  9. headers flange
  10. Billet crossovers on 575SCi's
  11. Trim Tab Mounting
  12. HYDROCRUISER on COOLANT
  13. Carb Advice, Please!!
  14. Minneapolis area performance marine service?
  15. big jet drive
  16. are carb spacers worth 200 bucks ?
  17. Cleaning aluminum intake
  18. Budget Boat 330
  19. Neutral Safety Switch
  20. Anyone with any experience with bmax drives?
  21. manley valves??
  22. Synthetic for T R S ??
  23. Air Brushing
  24. silent choice or switchable mufflers
  25. Need suggested exhaust for 650 hp bb 540's
  26. intake manifold choice?
  27. Moroso Distributor Timing Indicator
  28. Engine Cradle
  29. HP 500 EFI Valve Spring Update Question
  30. Drive Swap
  31. 8.1 Knock Sensor
  32. Amsoil's New Gear Lube
  33. Which blower system is the best???
  34. jet ski pump condition? How? Kawasaki1100zxi
  35. oops
  36. Single Plane Intake Manifolds.
  37. 454 manifold suggestions
  38. 1993 502 exhaust manifolds
  39. 500HP's to 575's???
  40. Anybody need a pair of CMI tailpipes, half price?
  41. need trim indicator part.
  42. 454 vs. 496 exhaust angle
  43. Stock 502MagMPI Rebuild
  44. 350 mpi cam question
  45. 496 Engine Harness needed
  46. I need an Alpha lower and 4.3 V6 longblock.
  47. Thunderbolt IV
  48. Low water PU's
  49. New BB water pumps for $80???
  50. Rubber bumpers
  51. wet sanding / polishing ??
  52. Sea Strainers
  53. Methanol Additive
  54. Charger custom install
  55. Volvo Penta's new drive system
  56. Fiberglass Repair
  57. Drive recommendations
  58. gear case.com
  59. Parts Needed
  60. Dyno near Milwaukee WI
  61. reversion???
  62. How do I figure boost?
  63. 1100 Rpm @ Idle/ Bad For Xr Drives?
  64. Who does the gimbal overhauls?
  65. Paint removal
  66. I Can Now Fix Your Lower Gimbal Ring
  67. YAMAHA 200VMax 2002 model tech question
  68. engine covers
  69. Diacom Marine EFI Software
  70. Retrofitting a pad to an existing hull...
  71. expert motor builders w/ blowers advise wanted
  72. MerCruiser Power Steering
  73. upgrade a Bravo
  74. ARIZONA SPEEDA & MARINE UPGRADE?
  75. Opinions on painting / coating aluminum swim platform
  76. ITS slop factor?
  77. Does anyone have the Phone number for Joey Griffin's shop?
  78. Alien Cowling FOR YAMAHA 150VMax TRP 1998
  79. Updating a black helm?
  80. Whipple charger on 525EFI
  81. 496 HO advice
  82. which props
  83. Mfgrs claims on weight?Scarab 33'?2000yr
  84. E-a-g-l-e-s!!!!!!!!!
  85. How much is a blown XR worth?
  86. Metallurgical question
  87. Power steering expansion tank
  88. 9:1 compression and a blower with low boost
  89. 454 MPI stalling
  90. dart intakes
  91. Black Silicon Heater Hose
  92. 28 Daytona speed options... What works best?
  93. BBC Heads- worth any $$
  94. HP Gimble?
  95. Fuel Injection
  96. Prop Help
  97. Volvo Marine AntiCorrosion System
  98. Battery Charger Wiring Question
  99. 34 Scarab Repower
  100. Long Term Engine Storage
  101. Grease Fittings On Your Bravo 1 Housing
  102. Best Nose Cone
  103. New Fountain owner, need suggestions on setting up boat lift
  104. Pushrod Help
  105. bravo skeg
  106. O ringed block
  107. What year did Mercruiser go from "v" to serpintine
  108. Prop for TQ or HP for top speed???
  109. what cam with my combo
  110. Wtb 496 Ho Pcm/ecu?
  111. I JUST GOT MY 3" WINCH STRAP UNBELIEVABLE!!
  112. 2001 Ford f-150 super crew,, 4x4 5.4 L front brake rotor removal
  113. Hp500 improvements
  114. Livorsi Controls Conversion
  115. bbc valve cover GM botie
  116. -2" shorties
  117. cutting transom for drive
  118. HP500 Piston to valve clearance
  119. Afr 315cnc - 114cc, Cam?????????
  120. Listen to this blown 383 small block
  121. HP500 Roller Rockers
  122. Mercury 500 Exhaust Help
  123. cam card
  124. Value of 454 Mag Gev V take out
  125. Full Time Mufflers
  126. Vortec Heads
  127. rev limiter on hp500
  128. brodix
  129. Smartcraft for 525EFI
  130. Porting and Polishing heads
  131. exaust mods for 27 datona hp500 ?????
  132. oil temp sender location
  133. Anybody have pics of their hyd. steering rigging?
  134. Carb Advice needed, Please
  135. Need Quiet Exhaust Help
  136. stringer 800 to Merc. adapter plate
  137. bravo xz gimbal bearing
  138. Need Advice on Raw Water System
  139. XRs, XZs, IMCO, ?
  140. Help With Blower Cam.
  141. Big inch small blocks?
  142. How can I get 500 HP out of a 502 EFI?
  143. oil pressure mystery
  144. Thank You Livorsi !!!!
  145. How About Allstate Carburetors???
  146. Difference between Mercruiser 496 Vs. Volvo 496?
  147. 454 mag rev limiter
  148. How Much $ For A 2" Shortie
  149. motor mounts
  150. markIV 454mag dissmantle
  151. pump for filling drive oil?
  152. Air actuated silent choice
  153. Bravo Parts Help
  154. trimtab switch location?
  155. Helping Bravo's Live - Detuning
  156. serial numbers on motors
  157. Volvo Diesel's
  158. you guys w/ bravos & non mercruiser engines
  159. Shop to do a CAM install on my 496MAG in VA?
  160. Reclibrate ECU
  161. Carb jetts and bad dyno
  162. 496ho with wipples
  163. Cajun
  164. cost to replace a transom
  165. procharged hp500efi or whippled 540 carb
  166. The real differences between 496Mag & HO
  167. Asd6 Chain To Gear ?
  168. speed estimate
  169. hp500 shortblock rebuild, done locally?
  170. Aluminum or cast iron manifolds
  171. Hydraulic steering options for twim PM 300
  172. Starters
  173. Starter for 496ho
  174. Oil leaking problem on Bravo 1
  175. Bravo1/XR parts interchange?
  176. 496HO Coupler and water pump price shock
  177. Steering Hub
  178. PC seals and Ferrea valves
  179. IMCO ALT/PS Bracket
  180. mounting tabs
  181. 280s Trim pump leaking
  182. blackhawk drive
  183. Why mechanical fuel pumps on 1000+ hp?
  184. 2'' imco shortie any on a 24 ol baja
  185. Cutting High Pressure steering hose
  186. CHRIS CAT Knowledge ?
  187. carb set up on a 540
  188. desk top dyno
  189. Q-jet Jetting
  190. fuel pump
  191. baja hull question
  192. porting of heads on 496HO
  193. Aftermarket Freshwater Cooling systems ?
  194. Any benifit to blocking off exhaust passage under intake??
  195. Upgrading 454 VolvoPenta DP's
  196. HP500 Valve springs checked ok, engine builder did not replace?
  197. water pressure
  198. imco steering?
  199. Huber transmission flange question?
  200. Restricted Water Passage
  201. 502 mag efi rebuild
  202. How much HP can "new" Bravo's
  203. Who made my BBC port FI manifold?
  204. Service Manuals ...
  205. Model heads on 525sc heads
  206. Electropolishing?
  207. Trade Gen V or Gen VI Block
  208. Fuel Injection on my Gen. VI 454 HO's
  209. Too Lean?
  210. pulse drive
  211. Exhaust Dilema
  212. motor builders advice
  213. Wanted- CMI exhaust for BBC's
  214. Fuel pressure ??
  215. Enderle Fuel injection
  216. Outdrive Rigging Question and Who makes the best shortie drives?
  217. Hull problem???
  218. Hot water shower on 496HO???
  219. Steering
  220. Modified Transoms
  221. 1 inch bravo xr extension
  222. How does gear change affect need for new prop pitch?
  223. painting and repair?
  224. Comp. and leak down
  225. 1990 Baja 320
  226. HP 525 Indtake Swap
  227. Drive shower info KIC Engineering MCO5p??
  228. I need a new carb!!!!
  229. 502 Heads, square or oval?
  230. 502 Gen 6 Bare Block needed
  231. exhaust valves
  232. Pressure check Gill exhaust mani's
  233. XR nosecone
  234. 496 Mag HO with 400hrs
  235. Help, Need for more speed - '05 Fountain 29 Fever HP500EFI
  236. Need a hatch ram for a Cigarette (Merc)
  237. Tandem Trailer Brakes
  238. Trim Tabs Stuck To Transome
  239. power curves
  240. Where can I find 1.36:1 gears for Alpha One?
  241. how strong are bravo ones
  242. Gaffrig Fuel Senders
  243. 500efis with XR
  244. TRS preload
  245. arneson drives
  246. Bravo One LH Rotation
  247. Trim Pump Pressure Relief Valve
  248. What props to buy??
  249. Edelbrock Marine Heads
  250. Speedmaster 4
  251. cutting new speaker holes
  252. Bravo Inner Transom Template
  253. Replacement Pistons for an HP500 EFI
  254. What should spark plugs be gapped at?
  255. Long Block Advice
  256. POS Jeep!
  257. TRS - how to tell the difference between Merc and BW trannies?
  258. Stainless Marine & HP
  259. Rapid Hitch
  260. Anyone have a hailer?
  261. question on heads and cam choice
  262. 650 hp Crate engine from World
  263. Suggest a GPS
  264. How do I make this hole bigger?
  265. Need Speed
  266. reverse spam Whipple 3.3 Carb Polished
  267. Oil Pan- What Style???
  268. Oil pressure varies @ idle
  269. Throttles & shifters like new
  270. Intercooler for 525SC
  271. 454 Merc overheating, PLEASE HELP!!!
  272. ported or aluminum heads
  273. Early style head swap for Vortech? Need help please.
  274. Safely raising a boat for bottom work???
  275. who has a molded into hull water intake??
  276. Keith Eickert Oil Pan Kit
  277. what is the service life of KE bellhsg coolers?
  278. internal flappers
  279. Experts: Runner length and volume?
  280. Stainless Marine or Gil Exhaust
  281. Life of a 502efi
  282. dual water pickup
  283. Backfired .....
  284. 496 ho s with Wipples
  285. drive question
  286. 02 35 fountain prop ?
  287. Blower rebuild
  288. looking for sbc valve cover centerbolt adapters
  289. Whats the diff between a #5 and #6
  290. try to stay awake while driving
  291. konrad conversion
  292. props stamped MAZCO?
  293. props fit what drive?
  294. Engine balancing question
  295. sea strainer install
  296. Running on a hose with an Imco 'SC' lower??
  297. looking for prop advice: 382 FasTech
  298. 525 sc's, yea or nea
  299. Options to quiet exhaust
  300. Which Eagle Crank???
  301. Blue Printing Hull in S W Fla FT Meyers /Cape Coral area
  302. VC Performance Epoxy question
  303. Hydraulic roller cam question
  304. Bravo water Question
  305. BBC oil cooler?
  306. Which gear ratio is better???
  307. New heads?
  308. need help on cam
  309. Are GenV hp500 Crankshafts Nitrided?
  310. Valves
  311. Intercooler wanted
  312. 496 oil pump screen
  313. Water Pressure Gauge ?
  314. Big Block Suggestions Needed
  315. Oil Line routing?
  316. Up the river with no 91 octane
  317. Small Block Help
  318. Best practic for cutting hole in aluminum dash for new gauges
  319. Info on Nickerson carb work
  320. max bore for Gen V???
  321. compression question
  322. Need help reading codes on 1993 Chevy Truck and Diagnosing Problem
  323. Squish and Head Gaskets
  324. Impellar kit, housing and all
  325. speed calculations
  326. What's the best silicone for rub rail?
  327. Cam change with motor still in boat
  328. IMCO shorty on a Fountain
  329. How do you remove odors from foam padding?
  330. Debut of the XR
  331. compression debate
  332. Latham Steering - Imco Rams ?
  333. 302 ford distributer
  334. Low Mount Alt. & P/S Pump Location
  335. Volvo SX Drive U-Joint
  336. Speedmaster III prop options????
  337. XR Top Cap
  338. How to repair? -FOD to the drive skeg
  339. TRS Gimbal Assy..
  340. Removing Sea Water Pump Merc 420 HP
  341. Best way to store a Carb?
  342. Best way to get 600HP--625HP from a HP500 ??
  343. prop shafts
  344. Low Water Pick-up vs Thru The Hull Pick-up
  345. Internal Extension Box
  346. Mercruiser 496HO Mag Risers
  347. Cam Specs 600dpx
  348. 8.1 thermostat and cooling drawing
  349. Many Thanks
  350. Fuel Pump
  351. 29 Fountain
  352. Lifter looks funny
  353. Fast Cats, 25 & 26
  354. Flat tappett?
  355. Anyone using Dana's FLO-Torque manifolds?
  356. touch up paint on swim platform
  357. Gimbals
  358. Alternators
  359. shortie for Christmas
  360. defect in the Merlin III block
  361. some people know how to listen = rmbuilder
  362. drive locks off if no key?
  363. Good Blower Cam?
  364. If you keep your boat on a lift
  365. power for electric fuel pumps ?
  366. Mechanical Fuel Pump For Gen V ???
  367. Dual Battery Switches
  368. how wel does a ford 7.3L non turbo desl pull?
  369. Painting exhaust manifolds
  370. Electric shifter
  371. Dialing in the props...
  372. valve cover gaskets
  373. "Newer" Merc Exchaust?
  374. Electrical and rigging question...
  375. 5 Blade Props.
  376. Transom Pick up ?
  377. Extension Box
  378. Piston rings cracking?
  379. Land & Sea Model 600 Hydro Electric Transon Jack
  380. OMC guys... new question. Shifters.
  381. Basic things about rebuilding an engine?
  382. Wiring Harness help Where can I get one
  383. Closed Cooling Diagram
  384. Counter rotating outdrives
  385. whats a better rod billet olivers or carrillo?
  386. Are the heads the same?
  387. Gil exhaust risers with 6 inch rise
  388. V6 Module on 800SC
  389. Arneson conversion for 388 Slingshot
  390. Kiekhaefer Zero Effort Throttles
  391. Solid vs. Hydraulic Roller (Performance)
  392. OMC guys... I know you're out there. Ignition system question.
  393. Trim/Tilt System Problem(s)
  394. After Winterization
  395. valve covers
  396. eddie marine thunder exhaust
  397. Drive bleeds off
  398. Best Water Impeller Replacement
  399. I sonic checked my block today…
  400. Question about a merc to volvo marine engine swap
  401. 500HP Intakes and Carbs
  402. whats up with 2 power steering pumps and 1 is a dummy?
  403. Diesel oil change interval and preferred oil?
  404. measuring tongue weight?
  405. Need cam help
  406. Question about exhaust system
  407. ok this may be a stupid question......
  408. Trailer Brakes ?
  409. Prop Torque on Bravo I
  410. Closed Cooling
  411. What model outdrive is this?
  412. ? the best drill bit/easy out for oliver rod bolts
  413. whats d best 1/2 impact wrench for rod bolts
  414. Trailer Backing Into Garage
  415. Performance parts for small blocks?
  416. Antifreeze (Red or Green)
  417. GM 502 Gen VI Sonic Test
  418. gm bowtie block
  419. Considering repainting Bravo I's. What to use???
  420. Dressing Up An Engine
  421. Drain Blocks
  422. 500 EFI Chip?
  423. Left seat throttle..
  424. Dyno, get to work!
  425. So what is the limit of #6 drive?
  426. Caling Party Yacht
  427. Blueprinting hulls?
  428. SSM-5 vs. Arneson #6
  429. what is the diff between a ssmIII and a ssm3A
  430. Do I need external steering? If so what kind?
  431. any info on ssm speed master 3
  432. High Volume sea pump options
  433. 525EFI Winterization
  434. Is this motor winterized safely?
  435. Roller Cam selection
  436. TRS or SSM II Speedmaster drives
  437. Bravo 1 vs 2
  438. Should I get Head from Brodix
  439. Question about a Flame Arrestor!
  440. Rectangle Port Heads
  441. poor dyno score on 540,s
  442. Mercury 525EFI Valve Covers
  443. Freeze - will this work?
  444. its steering
  445. Outboard Gurus
  446. Gen VI Timing Set
  447. HP500 Drain plug thread size?
  448. crane roller rocker's?
  449. Need drive help
  450. raise x dimension????
  451. Prochagrer Reliability???
  452. Best Aluminum heads
  453. smallblock power
  454. Velvet drive (C-72) Transmission conversion
  455. Speaker Wire, What Gauge To Use?
  456. Mercury 300x lower units
  457. Ilmor V10 Who HAs Expierence?
  458. Fuel Flow Meter
  459. Torque Monsters
  460. Crusader Engines
  461. Chevy rectangle port heads
  462. Merc 502 spitting oil
  463. Removing ink (pen) from seat cushions?
  464. Aluminum and Salt Water
  465. carburetor/flame arrestor
  466. 500 hp 1999 rear main failure?
  467. Question for the fiberglass experts.
  468. Biggus? How are your buddies 383 crate motors doing?
  469. bravo one drive resivoirs
  470. Who's the best in Marine NOS
  471. Generator Formula 382
  472. Psi
  473. Fusioncoat?
  474. tach is fluttering
  475. Florida engine builders
  476. Small-block oil pump
  477. Whipple Q's Need Help
  478. 500 efi cylinder heads??
  479. stripping powdercoat?
  480. electric fuel pumps for a 540ci
  481. Tech Help
  482. Fuel and Octane
  483. Stripped out fiberglass screw hole - how to fix?
  484. Antifouling Ssomething like it
  485. ADVISE on 454 STROKER CRANK
  486. chevy 502
  487. Top cylinder lubrication???
  488. Repowering '85 Cig 20, will I have enough space to fit a 377 scorpion?
  489. Backing off rocker for winter
  490. Who makes these external steering brackets?
  491. hydrohoist?
  492. Easy question for winter storage
  493. Painting 500efi's block & heads
  494. Alpha Gen 2
  495. 500 efi alternators??
  496. 575SCi Mercs
  497. AFR Exhaust Ports (Pipe Dreams?)
  498. Who's the best at reprogramming ECU's
  499. 500hp Vs 500efi Heads
  500. Marking bolt heads and nuts to check for movement