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  1. 8mm blower belt change?
  2. Mercury 575 problem resolved!
  3. #1 tip to add to your spring checklist
  4. High speed eyewear
  5. Stingray Cuddy 20 ft.
  6. EGT's ,,,why so many diff. #'s??what's hot
  7. Flywheel Housing Question
  8. Exhaust Noise Limit?
  9. amsoil bypass filter
  10. Exhaust Bellows vs Tube
  11. Air-Dock boat lift
  12. new headers
  13. Drive Upgrade on a charged HP500
  14. Rocker Change
  15. Relocating oil filter
  16. Gil / Merc HP500 Manmifold Freeze Plugs
  17. This doesnt seem right
  18. perma cool fuel filter #81794 hi flo
  19. Sticking Exhaust Solenoid
  20. 502 MPI intake
  21. Bad temp Gauge (attn 97BossHammer)
  22. Gaffric controls adjustment??
  23. Cigarette Swim platform
  24. Water temp sender/Oil pressure sender?
  25. Cleaning and Painting drives and boxes
  26. mercruiser inboard engine doesn't want to go foward
  27. Maximum stroke in a 427 tall deck block?
  28. Re-plumbing for center rise manifolds?
  29. high volume water sep/filter??prochargr
  30. Another 540 Cam Thread?
  31. small oil leak?
  32. ARGH!! Rods hitting cam! What canI do?
  33. Need help with SBC Vortec Springs.
  34. S/B rod clearance?
  35. 454 mag
  36. Manifold pressure gauge
  37. raising the riser
  38. Distributer Problem
  39. Boat Audio
  40. Msd Rev Limiter With Tb5
  41. too embarrassed to ask
  42. 1.36 vs 1.50 Bravo One
  43. New Carb
  44. Will 2000 bravo lower fit a 1996-1998 bravo upper?
  45. Pulley hits new water pump.
  46. bell housing hinge pins
  47. Need 1996-1998 Bravo Lower...Help?
  48. 302 to 5.0 engine swap
  49. 350 mag won't start after new plugs
  50. Gen VI block, Mark IV heads....???
  51. spark plugs/high tension leads?
  52. multi viscosity motor oil
  53. Amsoil 75/90 in the drive
  54. Old Fire extinguishers
  55. Marine transmissions which ones?
  56. L-29 Vortec heads
  57. Polyester gel over marine tex
  58. What do you know about #3/3A drives?
  59. Oil Change Question
  60. Need help selecting an on-board battery charger
  61. beaten to death oil topic
  62. Looking for pump to change oil
  63. fuel lines?
  64. cooling/heating ac unit
  65. k plane size on 35 fountain late model
  66. Trim Tab Help Needed
  67. Fuel pump cam lobe excessive ware???
  68. Removing Bravo One
  69. Americn Offshore 2600 ???
  70. IMCO valves - best prices?
  71. Bravo 1 HP Gimbal Question
  72. prop work
  73. Need A Bbc Recirc. Pump Pulley
  74. Water reversion with Crane 741 cams
  75. Upstate NY boaters
  76. rev limiter
  77. BB Chevy heads
  78. where does the rev limiter live?Module?
  79. paper thin bravo
  80. edelbrock performer 2.0
  81. Removing # 6 Drive Spacers
  82. some problems twin 454 wellcraft
  83. 2 Charged 383 instead of 2 x 454 ?
  84. Who Rebuilds Marine Carbs?
  85. Droupy Drives
  86. Best Cam For A Mark 4 Bbc?
  87. Horn Sounding
  88. Merc 454 MPI dead in water
  89. 1990 454Magnum Locked Up?
  90. Whipple Intercooler comparision
  91. Is the cam change worth it?
  92. Lifters Lifters Lifters
  93. 502 Mag Hp
  94. Harmonic Balancer Bolt Torque?
  95. Calcium/scale
  96. Pros/Cons of a cleaver prop?
  97. ss windshield 382 fastech
  98. Billet Shifter Drive?
  99. soft transom!
  100. Roller cams, cons.....pros???
  101. Compression Readings on 454, 330hp
  102. Looking for belt drive pwer transmission parts
  103. water pressure sender, elec or mech?
  104. sealing transom opening
  105. oil temp sender location ?
  106. HP500 EFI owners - clearance measurement
  107. Need Merc PN
  108. Whipple Charged - fourth season
  109. Mercury hydraulic steering
  110. Block Pressure?
  111. TRS Tranny Question
  112. carpet
  113. Alternative engines
  114. bravo ???
  115. gps/color plotter
  116. Procharger Help needed
  117. upper steering shaft seal
  118. Opinions Wanted
  119. Weight of a Bravo vs a #5
  120. 5-Blades
  121. Donzi 22'and Blackhawk out drive
  122. Regular Power Steering Question
  123. fuel pick-up/check-valve?how to tell
  124. Timing problems - Help before I take a sledge to the motor!
  125. Prop Cavatation Problem
  126. Installing Corsa silent Choice
  127. Out Drive Corrosion Volvo Duo Prop
  128. making a boat offer
  129. Gen IV camshaft end play
  130. Fountain Steering reservoir!
  131. Little crush or compression washers?!?
  132. Gen? Roller?
  133. Stereo wire harness??
  134. Prop question
  135. B/W tranny ?'s
  136. Grease 101
  137. TRS drive oil
  138. motor set too high on stern
  139. DPX Steering Helm
  140. 502 operating water temp
  141. 496HO Surging?
  142. Bravo1 oil capacity w/o reservoirs?
  143. Whose running turbos?
  144. Gimble bearing play
  145. 502 MPI Fuel Pressure
  146. closed cooling
  147. Bravo Drive Noise
  148. Eagle trailer brake question
  149. Bravo transom mounting?
  150. K-plane problem
  151. carb jetting
  152. Bravo Drives
  153. What are these heads?
  154. ssm-v & bulldog500
  155. took out the krytonite for the first time.
  156. Impeller Question
  157. Leaking riser?
  158. Carbed HP500 Cam and valve spring specs
  159. Stainless manifold bolts?
  160. Thermostat
  161. Thunderbolt IV Ignition Coil
  162. How do you install freeze plugs?
  163. New High Performance Mercury Urethane Ram Bushings
  164. Billet pulleys - alignment
  165. Marine circuit breakers
  166. water circulating pump vs. crossovers
  167. Propeller qeustions?
  168. Adjusting Holley 750 Marine Carbs
  169. 434!!!
  170. Chris Craft Stinger Operations/Maintenance Manuels
  171. What Fuel Octane
  172. Help Please With My Mecury....
  173. Merc 575sc's & Mobile 1 15W50
  174. 300hp vortech
  175. Merc "Silent Choice", How Much?
  176. Alternator 4 wire to 2
  177. RM Builder. . .did you get that
  178. corsa muffler tips power restriction ?
  179. MSD coils
  180. Marine Generator Help
  181. Prop suggestions for new 271 power
  182. Internal Flappers replacement??
  183. Power Steering pulley puller
  184. Corsa Flappers
  185. Whipple Charger for a Fountain
  186. Yellow hull stains
  187. Possible bad valv job on SB Vortec heads?
  188. Carb Choice
  189. 496 head gaskets????
  190. Hatch Actuators
  191. Gas Tanks
  192. Which head gasket?
  193. Replacement Exhaust Flappers
  194. SB Fuel Injectors
  195. Merc 900 SC info
  196. trim up, no trim down
  197. Best Earmuffs for Alpha SS
  198. New Drives Or Upgrade Bravos
  199. Engine and Tranny cooler plumbing
  200. ok guys, I am a boater/ biker - got a carb question for you guys...
  201. Custom Lab Finished 5 Blade Props
  202. trim tab mounting
  203. Velvet Drive 72C: Huber or BAM
  204. Whipple and Silent Thunder. Dustin?
  205. bildge cleanup
  206. tall deck spacer
  207. Mercruiser BB Thermostat Housing conversion?
  208. MSD or D.U.I.?
  209. Bravo Drives? 1 Or 3?
  210. Batteries
  211. Filter Mags?
  212. Merc Scan tools
  213. Bravo III vs. Alpha I
  214. Ecm Mefi 3
  215. Conversion to Deisel?
  216. Bravo TOOLS?????
  217. 12v relays - who makes good quality ones?
  218. Paint Spraying Basics
  219. Any Intercoolers for sale
  220. Custom Powder Coated Switch Panel
  221. GEN IV 454 Oil pan
  222. adding fluid to Bravo I
  223. Zero Effort Control Install
  224. Power Coating
  225. water/pressure relief
  226. Adding Third Engine (lower HP) for docking / idle / etc.
  227. Carburated 502 Mags
  228. Multipal battery hook up????
  229. 350 sb more power
  230. Merc T-bolt Ign System..what do I need?
  231. Cruise RPM
  232. IMCO Vs. Stellings extension box..
  233. Power Valve Circuit
  234. Whipple 496 HO
  235. What valve cover will fit ?
  236. New oil cooler
  237. Boost reference Demon Carburator
  238. cam shaft Help!
  239. GIL Headers & Pipes- OSO Auction
  240. stress crack
  241. 496 vs. 496 HO What's the difference?
  242. Looking for Procharger dealers
  243. power steering lines needed
  244. 525 sc blower popping
  245. Water Temp/Pressure problem
  246. Exhaust Sounds
  247. 525SC Pulley Shaft
  248. Trailor
  249. Bravo drive measurement needed
  250. Trainig class
  251. Hp500 Carb Rev Limit
  252. Flame Arrs. for Merc. 6.0's
  253. How to boost reference a Holley
  254. Now where to drain trans cooler line?
  255. compression ratio/vortec 5.7
  256. Hydromotive or mercury maximus
  257. What grit to use on bottom of boat?
  258. Need Bravo I Propshaft!!
  259. SSMs & SSM3A's
  260. Hardin Marine / Gill Exhaust
  261. Capilano Hydraulic Helm Hh5250
  262. Canvas
  263. 496 Leaking Antifreeze
  264. Leak Down Questions
  265. 5.0 mpi to 496 mag ho conversion
  266. Rot. Exactly what is it?
  267. Sandblasting tip for indoors with no mess
  268. Cloyes timing crank sprocket
  269. shift problem on Bravo 1,help
  270. Saltwater Flush ....
  271. Where's the Whipple
  272. Another GEn 4,5,6 question.... Valve covers
  273. Dino vs Synthetic
  274. 454 cam suggestions?
  275. Oil thermostat..can they go bad?
  276. Steering Wanders
  277. Set Idle on Supercharged motor?
  278. Norcross Depth Finder
  279. dumb question -- what is the pad of a boat?
  280. a little help
  281. oso help
  282. Installing angled bezels
  283. Bravo 3 transom assembly differences
  284. wet sanding???
  285. Scarab specs. and general info.
  286. Trim cylinder interchange.
  287. water in fuel
  288. Trim Tab System
  289. Removing silent choice block off plate #?
  290. How do you get Paint to Stick to Aluminum?
  291. Friend bought a boat...questions
  292. What oil do you use for your initial start up on a new motor?
  293. Bottom Paint removal
  294. Mark 4 ,Gen5 and Gen 6 Flywheels for 454
  295. Need a Prop!! Need suggestions!
  296. side vs low water pickup speed diff?
  297. Gen 4,5,6 Flywheel housings same?
  298. Shore Power and A/C installation Cost
  299. Windshield
  300. Where to check oil level
  301. High RPM's On 500 EFI???
  302. Mercury Prop WARNING!!
  303. good lexan for wind screen
  304. Who needs 1600 HP?
  305. 496HO exhaust
  306. Gen 4,5,6 bb dist.... are they the same?
  307. Masterlube Installation ???
  308. Proper Proping for 35 Lightning
  309. $%&#@ Compression fitting..
  310. Low Engine RPM with New Motor
  311. Engine guys- how much room in front of bbc to change cam??
  312. Documenting
  313. XR vs. XZ
  314. engine alignment?
  315. oil filter question
  316. Hynautic steering by Teleflex???
  317. Bazooka Tubes
  318. water pressure
  319. prop selection 2550 sx
  320. intake manifolds?
  321. Optima Battery & Battery Box
  322. quick dash upgrade
  323. drive showers
  324. procharger temps
  325. What number drive is this?
  326. Repair time from mechanic?
  327. Rich at startup
  328. Trailer Repair
  329. K&N filters and the Coast Guard..
  330. Bravo 1 top cap oil leak
  331. My new AFR heads
  332. Gas Tank Installation??????
  333. More Bravo I help!
  334. Antisiphon Checkball - is it nessessary?
  335. Keelguard For 24 Baja Outlaw
  336. 1997 7.4 300hp?
  337. Need help choosing a motor....
  338. Cutting Aluminum- some tricks!!
  339. Cam and speed question: Merc 370 HP-454 in Scarab III 34'
  340. Powdercoating throttles
  341. motor cuts out or dies at high rpm's
  342. Could be hydrolocked ?
  343. water pressure fix?
  344. TRS Rear Mount Seized
  345. starter problems
  346. Guessitimate This HP
  347. Lower Y Exhaust Pipes (Bull Horns)
  348. Oil And Filter
  349. Prefered Spark Plugs?
  350. engine alignment
  351. 502 efi's rebuild longblocks repower ??
  352. bravo/alpha props
  353. Harmonic Balancer won't "pop off"
  354. Lift Extensions
  355. Merc 5.0L Carbon Fouling
  356. Cabin Door alignment
  357. Which drive?
  358. Temporarily patching holes under waterline?
  359. Superchaeger?
  360. Best way to cut gel coat?
  361. Schubeck roller lifters
  362. 95 502 efi vapor lock??
  363. Main cap bolt with windage tray extension
  364. imco hyd steering
  365. Engine Oil Cooler Size
  366. Trim Tab Indicator Lights Not Working????????
  367. Transom assy. gasket/o-ring
  368. Alpha hinge pins
  369. Help - need set of Ferrea F2121P Valves
  370. Trim Ram Bushings
  371. Trailer Questions (2 part)
  372. Shift Cable Bellow
  373. Removing Bottom Paint
  374. Tank selector switch
  375. Pressure gauge off the raw water pump?
  376. Tbolt ignition module
  377. Alpha 1 gen 1 Gimbal
  378. Prop Size, Pitch & # of blades!!!
  379. Outboard(s) tuneup....need help!!!!
  380. info on n/a engines what cam
  381. Interco trailer axel trouble
  382. AZ Speed & Marine
  383. IMCO SC upper vs. XR upper
  384. 4BBL Carburetor Choke
  385. VDO Gauges Contact?
  386. Adequate oil pressure?
  387. Baja thoughts
  388. Dyno 200 questions HP500
  389. Calling.....z.zuperboat
  390. 454 fuel system compatable?
  391. Leaky Hatch fix?
  392. Velvet Drive oil cooler fittings
  393. Trs gimbal ringswivel pin?
  394. Prop thoughts
  395. Upgrades for 415HP Merc.
  396. Motor Break In
  397. Reducing carb from 750cfm to 650cfm?
  398. 496 for sale
  399. carb to efi conversion
  400. bravo 1
  401. Alpha 1 Gimbal Ring Replacement
  402. can i determine cam with out teardown?
  403. fuel injection conversion, what's bets for the $
  404. Does anyone know this engine?
  405. Looking for St. Louis area properly handeling Super Duty for temporary tire swap.
  406. Plumbing, Stainless Marine
  407. 496 Mag Ho Oil?
  408. What are the1995 500HP cam specs
  409. Bottom
  410. Preparing for spring
  411. Outboards and STP, Carbuerator cleaner & octane booster.
  412. Size & pitch questions???
  413. 500 HP Lifters
  414. aluminum heads
  415. Anyone reccomend a book on how to weld
  416. Fuel / HP curve for 454 mag
  417. Gil exhaust question
  418. Osmosis - hull blisters?
  419. Procharged engine temp
  420. Arizona Speed & Marine 625 HP engine
  421. Fiberglass Air Scoop
  422. Blue Lighting Boats of Fort Myers?
  423. Engine submerged in water?
  424. What drive ratio & prop??
  425. Need a GAS TANK built
  426. Corsa Exhaust
  427. Intake/carb swap
  428. HELP, yanked distributor...timing timing timing
  429. whipple stage 2
  430. 496 HO Exhaust Plate
  431. MSD problems
  432. x-dim
  433. Fuel Tank?????????
  434. Bravo Question
  435. Arneson rocker plates/tabs
  436. who makes custom lenth trim hoses
  437. How does this 502 look for a marine application?
  438. merlin heads
  439. module
  440. Ignition Module
  441. mercruiser wiring schmatic for guages
  442. 496 ho manifold
  443. 502 MAG. piston cc specs.
  444. Matching powder coated paint ??
  445. TRS Tranny woes
  446. rod/stroke ratio
  447. carb reliable?
  448. whats the trick?
  449. Will XR Drives fit on a ?
  450. exhaust flappers
  451. (truck) noisy rear end
  452. MSD Ignition
  453. Bravo Gear Drive Ratio
  454. 502 Gen VI and Water Reversion
  455. head stud sealer.
  456. ECM Recalibration
  457. procharged HP500 fuel pressure not coming up with boost.long post
  458. EFI fuel pumps??????
  459. best gear lube.
  460. Alpha u-joints
  461. 525 efi pricing question
  462. Fel pro gaskets
  463. fuel injector ?
  464. Ignition questions
  465. Bravo vs. Mirage
  466. Need Trim Tab Parts?
  467. Question on Arneson Drives
  468. Alpha Drive Lube Capacity?
  469. Throttle Update
  470. Alternator current output
  471. Adding lower external tie bar - Tips?
  472. Merlins and new valves.
  473. Re-Painting Sidevents
  474. DONE! What a relief.
  475. Engine Break-In
  476. Float Coat?
  477. Audio question...
  478. Need help with bottom paint!
  479. Mirage conversion to ACCLERATOR
  480. Eddie marine switchable exhaust for 496 h.o.
  481. drive lock key lost
  482. Replacing Valve Springs
  483. Trs Limits?
  484. "plastic" prop hubs
  485. Short vs Tall risers on gil
  486. Stat Housing ???
  487. 31 SCARAB twin step
  488. HP500EFI rebuild questions
  489. Leaking dipstick tube.
  490. Stringer check and hull
  491. Top-end rebuild. What else?
  492. bravo Question
  493. Alpha Drive Question
  494. Seacast Questions
  495. Bravo 1 education needed
  496. Need Help With Merc O/b Trim Assmbly
  497. Drives drives drives, all about drives....
  498. what are the best full time mufflers .......
  499. Sale on Innovative Marine showers
  500. A list of oil filters that fit 502MAG & 496HO