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  1. XR + imco OR XR + sportmaster?
  2. Merc Trim Pumps
  3. Quick fuel regulator/delivery system question
  4. Bravo3 Engine Coupler Lubrication
  5. 330 head size and piston
  6. Electronic Ignition Conversion Opinions
  7. Merc starter part#????
  8. Rain -X
  9. Shot Gimbals
  10. 502 Question
  11. Lab Finishing a Hull
  12. cam swap?
  13. Need Some Technical Feedback on These Props
  14. Head gasket?
  15. Alpha Drive non-preload shaft design
  16. Compression #s, are they OK?
  17. remote oil drain
  18. Viscosity?
  19. weight difference
  20. overheating mystery,what gives??
  21. Replacing u-joint assyseal, how hard is it?
  22. Dyno results
  23. Topic beat to death but... need an opinion.
  24. Procharger AW324 vs AW504 cooler?
  25. Now What?
  26. Loose Rub Rail
  27. Drive Oil Resevoir
  28. Xr Drives
  29. Need For Speed
  30. Bravo 1 Transom assy ?
  31. 502 timing chain cover ?
  32. Where to buy Top End Gaskets for 96 502mpi ?
  33. great site
  34. Where is the water coming from??????
  35. small cracks in tailpipe
  36. damage from reversing the polarity on a coil
  37. power corrections
  38. Quick or Quiet???
  39. Bravo 1 dissapointment
  40. raw water pump belt slips ??
  41. How bad is this, Valves and exhaust posts?
  42. zero effort contols tension
  43. lookin for bolt on power !
  44. Shifting only when both engines running?
  45. questions on electric brakes
  46. 1000hp SC engines
  47. omc king corbras -pushrods
  48. 575 sci - cannot reach RPM
  49. Leaking Trans Assembly
  50. 502 Mag Efi Cut Off Switch
  51. Bravo One Repair
  52. Exhaust resonators
  53. Defuser Ring on a prop
  54. Will Flappers in Silent Choice Lower Y-Pipe let water in the motor if broke?
  55. High Pressure Fuel Pump -> Automotive Equivalent?
  56. Help
  57. Sick 2000 502 Magnum EFI Baja 25 Outlaw
  58. TRS lower gimbal pin/bearing-how hard?
  59. I feel the need for a infrared thermometer
  60. How much"milk shake"if any, acceptable???
  61. External Steering ram / Need seals & ?'s
  62. Internal rubber exhaust flappers
  63. help me to identify this transmission
  64. injectors
  65. How much HP will this make???
  66. Please Help???????????????
  67. Lost all 12v on the port side. GM 350/ OMC260. Ideas?
  68. Whats up with this?
  69. what size blower to make 650hp?
  70. Merc Exhaust Riser Question
  71. Prop help needed
  72. alpha one brake
  73. You Hp Guess
  74. TRS Drive Resevoir -- How to Install
  75. not getting rpms
  76. What does "Pitot ckt lo" fault mean on Mercruiser scan tool on a 496 HO?
  77. what prop should I use ?
  78. TRS parts ?
  79. Outdrive Oil Comming Out Vent
  80. What's an average decent price for a pair of used but good counter rotating Alphas?
  81. Schubeck Roller "X" lifters and Rockers??
  82. slack in steering
  83. prop help
  84. Would these blocks make good marine engines?
  85. Water Pouring into boat through Transom Assembly
  86. MST guardin engine flush system??????????
  87. Need Oil Filter info....
  88. Synthetic Oil and Oil Temps
  89. Rev limiter 350 mag mpi 1998
  90. tranny noise
  91. Engine assembly costs??
  92. 1990 7.4L compression test results
  93. Lost power- HP500 carb motor
  94. prop adapter?
  95. Trans service
  96. Promax Outboard Question
  97. Oil Temp gauge sender placement
  98. Bravo 1 Lab Finished Prop Needed
  99. 1997 HP500 Reversion Problems?
  100. Msd ignition reliability, tack bounce
  101. fuel injector testing question
  102. Pot holes in the cam lobes!!
  103. boat loans
  104. Question About Water Jacketed Headers
  105. Alpha Drives, Preload Pins, Lower Units
  106. Please Help ASAP - Engine only backfires.
  107. sandable filler for gelcoat blisters
  108. Pressure testing outdrive - how much pressure?
  109. 500 EFI'S- Faster?
  110. Losing Oil Pressure?
  111. TRS Speedmaster???
  112. 800 dp jetting
  113. Minumum Oil Temp
  114. MSD question
  115. Leaking drive oil in bilge??
  116. fuel pressure sending unit
  117. Dropped a valve, ruined the weekend
  118. Which oil cooler?
  119. Same drive/ Engine problem
  120. prop adapter?
  121. Whipples On New 525 Efi
  122. Imco Shorties on Scarab 31?
  123. Need Some PROP Help
  124. Need Help!!!!
  125. Lower shift cable replacement
  126. Timing for HP-500 w/ thuder IV ignition???
  127. Seal kit for Merctrans II
  128. Props for twin 454 mags / bravo one
  129. Low Water Pickup Problem
  130. external steering
  131. Loto???????
  132. Bravo 1 waits to go up or down.
  133. Carb Help
  134. prop selection
  135. mm full hyd. steering
  136. how fast
  137. Blower/super Charger
  138. twin blown 350s w/ standard alphas
  139. twin blown 350s w/ standard alphas
  140. Difference between Bravo 1 and Intimidator Quad IV / Intimidator Quad
  141. Best way to install transom hardware ???
  142. Gear Lube Leak on Newly Installed TRS drives
  143. Opinions on fuel system
  144. low rpms and speed
  145. Ran engine w/o valve covers, much to my dismay minimal oil coming from rockers...
  146. Terrible tick on rebuilt engine (intermittant)
  147. All those Darn Wires
  148. Blow-By/PCV valves?
  149. Diamond plate cleaner?
  150. High oil temps, 6.2 MPI's.
  151. 250 B&M blower question
  152. Replacing heads
  153. whoops,don't suppose the oil pump drive will come out the top
  154. M-1 Install, reccomendations?
  155. 4 inch exhaust question
  156. What is it worth???
  157. gimbal rings, best price?
  158. How Much Boost????
  159. 26' scarab Speed With 502
  160. Prime Air Conditioner
  161. How to disable neutral safety switch on OMC Cobra drive?
  162. egt info
  163. 502 upgrades ( mcollinstn, dennis moore? )
  164. Drive Couplers
  165. Play in steering wheel
  166. Orange gook in 1 carb
  167. Gaffrig Shifter adjustment???
  168. 502 mag Soun bearing
  169. warning buzzers....
  170. Bravo exhaust bellows
  171. Doggy Cat
  172. BBC T-stat bypass hose, do I need it???
  173. procharger belts
  174. borg warner tranny stuck in forward???
  175. nose cones
  176. Dyno service
  177. how much gear oil
  178. Spark Plug wire
  179. 525's...one runs normal the other
  180. changing out drums to disc brakes
  181. Prop shop near LOTO?
  182. Nose cone for B1 w/low water p/u
  183. 500 hps,1 low rpm
  184. ? for Merc 575SCi experts
  185. 496 Mag
  186. Quickfuel Carbs
  187. Drive toe-in/toe-out
  188. Boat is Swaying bad at high speed
  189. help parts guys,need to find/buy a gen 4 internal balance fly wheel
  190. Gen 6 502 efi part numbers
  191. Weeds - Big Time... Raw Water Pickup ????'s
  192. 310 H.p 454mpi- Need More Power Cheap-help!
  193. Installed HPI Mufflers today
  194. Drive Coupler/striped the splines
  195. Engine oil pressure too high???
  196. Prop Suggestions
  197. oil pressure bouncing around . . .
  198. engine hatch switch
  199. merc drive oil reservoir bottle
  200. calibrating gaffrig gauges
  201. Help with Timing Light
  202. How much total timing?
  203. Tower of Power!
  204. SAnd in the cooling system
  205. Wanted Inside Exhaust Tip Flaps
  206. Heads for 454 magnum
  207. What Props do I need?
  208. How to get to speedo fitting in gimbal housing
  209. swim platform ladder
  210. Found this part wedged in my drive any idea?
  211. Transom Inner/Outer Assembly Method
  212. v-belt to serpantine -- change over kit ?
  213. Canfield Heads in saltwater
  214. PPG Aquapon 35 epoxy coating for bilge ???
  215. now wonder my boat is a pig.
  216. Where to buy outdrive indicator cables?
  217. Trailer lights
  218. Fresh Water Cooling ?
  219. Low Temp reading / 454 Mag MPI
  220. 1985 50HP Suzuki
  221. Has anyone had a clogged catalytic converter or exhaust system
  222. Silent Choice
  223. Has anyone added air vents to their Baja?
  224. Why chine walk now?
  225. HP 500 carb spring recomendations
  226. Carb backfire (lean condition) theory?
  227. one motor slower out of the hole
  228. engine smells comming into cabin after docked
  229. Switch for Synth to Dino?
  230. loss of shorepower/gen cuts off
  231. Questions on bilgeKote paint
  232. alpha or bravo ?
  233. Can drive cause overheating?
  234. wood
  235. Need GM forged crank (Gen V)
  236. remote filter question for gen 6,setup??
  237. Actual Nose Cone Results
  238. looking for complete 502
  239. Sucked a Valve!
  240. smaller pulley only raised 1 lb of boost?
  241. Engine hydrolocked please help
  242. NEED TO REPOWER!!! 454 MAG Wanted
  243. Cause for early ring failure with 4.625" bore blower motor?
  244. Engine Alignment
  245. 24 ft. starfire boat
  246. 1800 Runsnew 'Attack Dog" 540?
  247. Changing 2 Part Window On 1996 Lighting
  248. AC Delco part # for a 454 Mag EFI
  249. Did I have a bad oil filter or worse?
  250. HELP with Scarab 23 prop
  251. Anyone have Procharger pulleys for sale?
  252. oil flow direction
  253. 92 Bravo I upper driveshaft. New part is different?
  254. stern power outdrive
  255. Swapped cam/manifold over winter and now my 350 won't rev past 4k rpm!
  256. Custom Dash
  257. Thermostat housing for 174 B&M blower
  258. HP500 cam installation
  259. Race Fairing
  260. Race Fairing
  261. HP 525 Oil Filters
  262. how do these plugs look?
  263. gelcoat repair
  264. trailer loading on land
  265. Which t-stat and temp of risers?
  266. help!
  267. need prop advice
  268. 27 fountain questions?
  269. Out Drive Paint that sticks
  270. does anyone make or sell
  271. Motor Rebuild ?????'s
  272. Dyno Needs A Balancer
  273. Seawater Pump leak
  274. engine oil dye leak detection?
  275. Mercury 525
  276. Roller rockers under stock covers
  277. portable generators
  278. oil blowing out of the breater tube
  279. Bravo to Arneson
  280. Carb problems
  281. New Bravo 1 break-in
  282. Cam Help.. (Once again)
  283. Water Temp Guage
  284. Dynos problems persist.....
  285. small high-torque starter/TRS rear mnt.
  286. Outdrive Paint
  287. bravo speedo pick up tube
  288. oil filter flow path
  289. 500EFI Alternator
  290. Hardware to fastening bolster seats to floor
  291. motor siezed while running,,WHY?HELP!!!
  292. Water on the plugs?
  293. Cam shaft help needed
  294. drive showers Paul Kermis
  295. Thunderbolt Help
  296. Added headers and Roller rockers - Lost 4 MPH
  297. water pressure
  298. Help Please....Rotor removal....
  299. BravoI impeller replacement
  300. not enough water dumping from exhaust
  301. losing RPM's after running for a while
  302. Oil and Transmission temps?
  303. Propoer operting temp for Merc 7.4L/Bravo I?
  304. Need Help With VST Fuel System
  305. What prop do I need?
  306. 454 thru-transum (muffler?)
  307. k plane /trim cable seals
  308. Blew out a prop
  309. Holley carb I.D. ?!!
  310. bravo one maintenance?
  311. Sealant around fuel sender?
  312. Can you have too much oil pressure?
  313. Another starter gone bad!!!!
  314. Depthsounder Transducer Problems...
  315. Procharger M1sc - 502efi- 5 vs 7 psi -Help?
  316. Optima Batteries
  317. drive oil?
  318. Batteries
  319. Blown Motor
  320. Another question about sea strainers
  321. Running a 5000 BTU airconditioner w/inverter
  322. Help, HP500s won't stay running...
  323. Sea Strainer Mounting
  324. raw water pump failure
  325. Low oil pressure
  326. Power steering fittings?
  327. HELP!! Shield Under Intake on HP500???
  328. Sea Water Pumps and Pulleys
  329. Drum Brakes-Thicker Shoe in Front or Rear?
  330. another quik question
  331. Livorsi/Merc Smartcraft system install...
  332. oil changes?
  333. blower pulley size charts
  334. Boat Weight
  335. New project
  336. differance between props
  337. Fuel Pumps
  338. Spacers for Sportmaster
  339. What Oil Trs Drives, Trans
  340. Patching hole in TRS drive.
  341. prop demo programs
  342. Fuel Pump Housing Oil
  343. Not getting the speed I should!
  344. 502 mpi wiring
  345. Bravo Xr Sportmaster Cav Plates
  346. Anyone know the Mercury Hi Pro engine Color
  347. What is a good trim tab kit for Scarab 23
  348. bolt torque specs for 4 bolt 454 vortec
  349. HP 525 Crank cast or forged?
  350. Help with ride quality
  351. Maintenance Manuals
  352. How to tighten Marine Machine Throttles?
  353. eddie marine Thumper install
  354. twin 29"hydro's X __? HP = 4800rpm?
  355. Alpha 1 Counter Rotating
  356. oil cooler thermostate stuck open
  357. Swim Step Help
  358. Full time muffler results
  359. flywheel difference BBC IV to VI ???HELP!!!
  360. One drive trims faster than the other ???
  361. HELP! drive problem
  362. Leaking steering rams.
  363. Trailer wiring 2003 F-250 Diesel
  364. Greasing the drive coupler
  365. Where To Contact Larry Smith
  366. 502 mpi supercharger headgaskets
  367. Bad Trim Cylinder
  368. 502 efi valve springs ??
  369. Drop down bolsters and Oil
  370. Fly Wheel Bolt Torque Specs
  371. port engine stalling, 350 mag carb question
  372. Alternator charging at only?
  373. Hydromotive Propellers and Racing Recap on Talkoffshore.com Tonight
  374. volvo wont crank Help
  375. Help I'm in starter He!!
  376. What Trailer?
  377. Anyone tried Mercury Maximus 5-blade prop?
  378. Can I power up elec. fuel pumps from coil?
  379. Rip off
  380. mercury
  381. 454 Mark IV Block with 502 Gen VI Heads
  382. Merc 525 Power Steering Bottle Leaks
  383. raw water pump specs
  384. Oil filter temps vers oil temps???
  385. possible exhaust restriction problem?
  386. Oil Consumption
  387. Gauges fine..alarm still sounding?
  388. Looking for Bravo Template.....help..anyone?
  389. Base Timing Mode Woes - Falling Fuel Pressure
  390. Trailer Wiring - 1998 C1500
  391. Blower belt for 174
  392. OIL Temperatures
  393. How do i remove this fitting ?
  394. Kiekhaefer Neutral Safety Switch
  395. Hi rev miss---need help.
  396. Wiring diagram for a 1991 75 hp Merc. OB?
  397. 502 MPI Ign. Timing
  398. 525SC "TRS, SSM"
  399. 525SC blower capacity
  400. crank sensor failure 496 HO?
  401. Fuel pump for a M-1 procharger on a 7.4MPI
  402. trim tabs for my 90 baja 210 ess
  403. altenator 1 wire or 3??
  404. bravo1 vs hydro on fountains
  405. Bravo I gear broken-need advice!
  406. Alpha shift cable help
  407. Won't engage forward/reverse
  408. Fuel Pressure Drop
  409. Quick question on 525efi
  410. Introducing the Konrad/Fountain of Youth racing team
  411. BW Trans puking out upper vent
  412. Fuel pump problem solved
  413. Fuel pump problem solved
  414. Ever stripped a thread on an Edelbrock intake manifold?
  415. Electronic Ignition Conversion
  416. bravo one drive gear oil
  417. We gained access to the fuel tank today
  418. New (used) boat, gone bad
  419. alernator alignment
  420. carb ?
  421. Mechanical Fuel Pump
  422. How to make a dockside air-conditioner?
  423. diffuser plates in giil/merc exhust? AND CRANK QUESTION
  424. A/F ratio meter
  425. Oil cooler experiment
  426. Engine Upgrade For A 502 Mag 2001 Powerquest
  427. offshore water pickup
  428. IAC Installation
  429. Torque Specs On 525cyclinder Head?
  430. Boat Weights
  431. How much boost?
  432. 3 Blade or 4 blade Prop?
  433. Starter....???
  434. Oil Line Size
  435. Best oil for tranny?
  436. how much power? 540/procharger8psi boost
  437. Are TRS drives shiftable?
  438. Replace Stock Exhaust on 496?
  439. Vortech superchargers on 496's???
  440. Vibration while turning under power
  441. Exhaust question.
  442. Small Block Chevy Setting Timing ??
  443. thermostat install
  444. Best prop for type of boat
  445. High-Torque, Gear Reduction Top Mount CCW Starters
  446. 140 merc points system ignition question
  447. Sealed 500 HP and Nickerson carbs
  448. Steering
  449. Help to ID props
  450. 7.4L versus 454 magnum
  451. heavy seas
  452. Power steering Q's
  453. Standard or high volume oil pump
  454. Starving for fuel (need injector info)
  455. 28" pitch bravo one's
  456. sticky shifter
  457. trim pump question?
  458. Eliminate Power Steering Cooler?
  459. prop for 30' Scarab CC
  460. Changing Supercharger Oil?
  461. quick question
  462. Engine Gurus... 400 SBC
  463. Hydromotive QIV Vs Bravo 1 Q"s
  464. info on bravo xz
  465. 15lbs fuel pressure at idle...502mpi?
  466. 496 HO Audio Alarm System
  467. arneson bravo conversion
  468. HELP! truck tires
  469. water passage from side of block
  470. Possible Bravo 1 damage???
  471. Stereo experts - need advice on a new system
  472. Depth gauge is not reading correctly
  473. Prop selection for a 38 Fountain lightning
  474. electric bolster switch?
  475. New to big boats and would like some suggestions..
  476. lower unit protection
  477. Running Hot ?
  478. 7.4L to 496 Repower/Upgrade
  479. Speedmaster
  480. How is your Coil bracket mounted?
  481. Oil T-stat Install
  482. Bob Teague and OSS Representatives on Talkoffshore.com Tonight
  483. bravo driveline coupler
  484. Power plus alum intake manifolds
  485. 377 scorpion through an alpha ss?
  486. 525 Back Fire Threw Carb
  487. Bmax leaking water
  488. How hard is it?
  489. Need Jetting Advice
  490. acid flush
  491. Has ANYBODY gotten their P5-X yet????
  492. Livorsi Tach Problem
  493. Who makes a Trim Tab indicator system?
  494. Mercury Lab Cleavers
  495. Speedo completely off.. How to fix?
  496. Sea Pump ?
  497. Oil Cooler Install
  498. Fuel sending unit Fountain 27
  499. Anyone installed Merc Smartcraft system?
  500. How can you tell if a O2 sensor is bad