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