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  1. Mercury Racing HP500 C carb jetting
  2. Lesson learned
  3. How Long Will My Bravo 1 Last?
  4. Air Flow Research Heads
  5. Prop Shop Question Damaged prop
  6. Baja 275 What Should It Do? Mph
  7. Trim Pump oil
  8. Outdrive trim pumps
  9. anyone use seastar hydraulic steering
  10. Need top speed
  11. Volvo-Penta and Merc
  12. Rated HP vs. Dyno HP???
  13. Imco's and Corrosion
  14. Whipple
  15. NEED HELP.pro charged hp 500 motor oil in carb box.
  16. hp500 hours?
  17. Anybody Have Gil Exht. Wedges For Sale
  18. Is this prop gonna work?
  19. Low fuel pressure
  20. Easy fix?
  21. Bravo 1 drive alignment
  22. Insta Trim
  23. Poly Planar error code E-07???
  24. Possible debris in fuel tank?
  25. AMSOIL out drive oil,,, which one..
  26. Boat security alarms
  27. Hydraulic Steering
  28. rubrail insert
  29. 12' Extension... What does this do?
  30. One of you worst nightmares
  31. Looking for a Mirage 25P
  32. Blower on a 454 makes a 525?
  33. Merc 330 TRS Lower Crank PS pulley
  34. (To Tell) The Truth about High Performance
  35. 1 side running rich
  36. Is anyone using Mobile 1 75/90 in their bravos?
  37. Bolsters stopped working
  38. Removing exhuast grime from the transom
  39. TRS how many Horseys
  40. Procharger HELP PLEASE
  41. Fastest V Bottom?
  42. P/S leak
  43. K-Plane Hydraulic Question
  44. What Prop?
  45. Procharger or Whipple ?
  46. Trs Drive Rebuild
  47. mercury mech trim indicators
  48. Brushes for trim pump?
  49. Jessel rockers
  50. 502 Efi Just Shuts Down Help!
  51. leaking oil filter - volvo/innovation 600
  52. 2004 merc 525 with
  53. what type of batteries to use
  54. holley 750 marine carb # R84018 Date code 2048
  55. mercury raw water pump bearings/ replaceable?
  56. 454 Mag or 502 Mag
  57. porpuses at midrangecruise
  58. Drive oil reservoir puking!
  59. Exhaust manifold and coolant temp on 496 HO?
  60. What do these mean? (Oil ratings)
  61. Fuel Pump Location
  62. Hull Damage
  63. Bulletproof charging system
  64. 540 Engine build-up.
  65. Discount On All Insurance Surveys
  66. High Performance Marine Surveyor
  67. Bravo/ cable problem
  68. Trailer Axles
  69. Reverse shifting
  70. Been asked a million times.... Stained vinyl, wife's new clothes bled.
  71. Looks so good to be so bad!
  72. need a new prop for a baja 210 ess
  73. Ripped out a battery cable...
  74. WTF, lost fwd in OMC Cobra?
  75. Removing pen ink from vinyl??
  76. Warranty- What Should I Expect?
  77. Merc 575 SCI fast idle (too fast)...
  78. SSM #3 Parts??
  79. Click....Click...wtf?
  80. What the...? Engine Trouble
  81. Lost my lower unit Saturday!
  82. Corsa Muffled Exhaust Tips
  83. What Should I Expect? 28 Daytona cat twin 500's
  84. HP500 carbs on a hot/454vortec condensate on the intake?
  85. Gaffrig Speedo Issue
  86. Will superchargers work on these motors
  87. squirrely TRIM question
  88. Carb / Cam Questions
  89. Bravo One Power
  90. Gil exhaust
  91. What is this?
  92. bravo transom assembly
  93. Merc #1 and Alpha Drives
  94. What Is The Problem????
  95. Who does Number Six wet to dry sump conversion?
  96. dark drive oil
  97. Why, why, why 496 HO overheating?
  98. Exhaust for supercharged motors
  99. Engine allignment help!
  100. tapping threads in stainless steel
  101. Drive seals
  102. Paging fountain27
  103. Outboard Parts and Power heads
  104. B-Max drive "coupler" question
  105. Help me read my oil pressure guage
  106. OMC tie bar
  107. XR + imco OR XR + sportmaster?
  108. Merc Trim Pumps
  109. Quick fuel regulator/delivery system question
  110. Bravo3 Engine Coupler Lubrication
  111. 330 head size and piston
  112. Electronic Ignition Conversion Opinions
  113. Merc starter part#????
  114. Rain -X
  115. Shot Gimbals
  116. 502 Question
  117. Lab Finishing a Hull
  118. cam swap?
  119. Need Some Technical Feedback on These Props
  120. Head gasket?
  121. Alpha Drive non-preload shaft design
  122. Compression #s, are they OK?
  123. remote oil drain
  124. Viscosity?
  125. weight difference
  126. overheating mystery,what gives??
  127. Replacing u-joint assyseal, how hard is it?
  128. Dyno results
  129. Topic beat to death but... need an opinion.
  130. Procharger AW324 vs AW504 cooler?
  131. Now What?
  132. Loose Rub Rail
  133. Drive Oil Resevoir
  134. Xr Drives
  135. Need For Speed
  136. Bravo 1 Transom assy ?
  137. 502 timing chain cover ?
  138. Where to buy Top End Gaskets for 96 502mpi ?
  139. great site
  140. Where is the water coming from??????
  141. small cracks in tailpipe
  142. damage from reversing the polarity on a coil
  143. power corrections
  144. Quick or Quiet???
  145. Bravo 1 dissapointment
  146. raw water pump belt slips ??
  147. How bad is this, Valves and exhaust posts?
  148. zero effort contols tension
  149. lookin for bolt on power !
  150. Shifting only when both engines running?
  151. questions on electric brakes
  152. 1000hp SC engines
  153. omc king corbras -pushrods
  154. 575 sci - cannot reach RPM
  155. Leaking Trans Assembly
  156. 502 Mag Efi Cut Off Switch
  157. Bravo One Repair
  158. Exhaust resonators
  159. Defuser Ring on a prop
  160. Will Flappers in Silent Choice Lower Y-Pipe let water in the motor if broke?
  161. High Pressure Fuel Pump -> Automotive Equivalent?
  162. Help
  163. Sick 2000 502 Magnum EFI Baja 25 Outlaw
  164. TRS lower gimbal pin/bearing-how hard?
  165. I feel the need for a infrared thermometer
  166. How much"milk shake"if any, acceptable???
  167. External Steering ram / Need seals & ?'s
  168. Internal rubber exhaust flappers
  169. help me to identify this transmission
  170. injectors
  171. How much HP will this make???
  172. Please Help???????????????
  173. Lost all 12v on the port side. GM 350/ OMC260. Ideas?
  174. Whats up with this?
  175. what size blower to make 650hp?
  176. Merc Exhaust Riser Question
  177. Prop help needed
  178. alpha one brake
  179. You Hp Guess
  180. TRS Drive Resevoir -- How to Install
  181. not getting rpms
  182. What does "Pitot ckt lo" fault mean on Mercruiser scan tool on a 496 HO?
  183. what prop should I use ?
  184. TRS parts ?
  185. Outdrive Oil Comming Out Vent
  186. What's an average decent price for a pair of used but good counter rotating Alphas?
  187. Schubeck Roller "X" lifters and Rockers??
  188. slack in steering
  189. prop help
  190. Would these blocks make good marine engines?
  191. Water Pouring into boat through Transom Assembly
  192. MST guardin engine flush system??????????
  193. Need Oil Filter info....
  194. Synthetic Oil and Oil Temps
  195. Rev limiter 350 mag mpi 1998
  196. tranny noise
  197. Engine assembly costs??
  198. 1990 7.4L compression test results
  199. Lost power- HP500 carb motor
  200. prop adapter?
  201. Trans service
  202. Promax Outboard Question
  203. Oil Temp gauge sender placement
  204. Bravo 1 Lab Finished Prop Needed
  205. 1997 HP500 Reversion Problems?
  206. Msd ignition reliability, tack bounce
  207. fuel injector testing question
  208. Pot holes in the cam lobes!!
  209. boat loans
  210. Question About Water Jacketed Headers
  211. Alpha Drives, Preload Pins, Lower Units
  212. Please Help ASAP - Engine only backfires.
  213. sandable filler for gelcoat blisters
  214. Pressure testing outdrive - how much pressure?
  215. 500 EFI'S- Faster?
  216. Losing Oil Pressure?
  217. TRS Speedmaster???
  218. 800 dp jetting
  219. Minumum Oil Temp
  220. MSD question
  221. Leaking drive oil in bilge??
  222. fuel pressure sending unit
  223. Dropped a valve, ruined the weekend
  224. Which oil cooler?
  225. Same drive/ Engine problem
  226. prop adapter?
  227. Whipples On New 525 Efi
  228. Imco Shorties on Scarab 31?
  229. Need Some PROP Help
  230. Need Help!!!!
  231. Lower shift cable replacement
  232. Timing for HP-500 w/ thuder IV ignition???
  233. Seal kit for Merctrans II
  234. Props for twin 454 mags / bravo one
  235. Low Water Pickup Problem
  236. external steering
  237. Loto???????
  238. Bravo 1 waits to go up or down.
  239. Carb Help
  240. prop selection
  241. mm full hyd. steering
  242. how fast
  243. Blower/super Charger
  244. twin blown 350s w/ standard alphas
  245. twin blown 350s w/ standard alphas
  246. Difference between Bravo 1 and Intimidator Quad IV / Intimidator Quad
  247. Best way to install transom hardware ???
  248. Gear Lube Leak on Newly Installed TRS drives
  249. Opinions on fuel system
  250. low rpms and speed
  251. Ran engine w/o valve covers, much to my dismay minimal oil coming from rockers...
  252. Terrible tick on rebuilt engine (intermittant)
  253. All those Darn Wires
  254. Blow-By/PCV valves?
  255. Diamond plate cleaner?
  256. High oil temps, 6.2 MPI's.
  257. 250 B&M blower question
  258. Replacing heads
  259. whoops,don't suppose the oil pump drive will come out the top
  260. M-1 Install, reccomendations?
  261. 4 inch exhaust question
  262. What is it worth???
  263. gimbal rings, best price?
  264. How Much Boost????
  265. 26' scarab Speed With 502
  266. Prime Air Conditioner
  267. How to disable neutral safety switch on OMC Cobra drive?
  268. egt info
  269. 502 upgrades ( mcollinstn, dennis moore? )
  270. Drive Couplers
  271. Play in steering wheel
  272. Orange gook in 1 carb
  273. Gaffrig Shifter adjustment???
  274. 502 mag Soun bearing
  275. warning buzzers....
  276. Bravo exhaust bellows
  277. Doggy Cat
  278. BBC T-stat bypass hose, do I need it???
  279. procharger belts
  280. borg warner tranny stuck in forward???
  281. nose cones
  282. Dyno service
  283. how much gear oil
  284. Spark Plug wire
  285. 525's...one runs normal the other
  286. changing out drums to disc brakes
  287. Prop shop near LOTO?
  288. Nose cone for B1 w/low water p/u
  289. 500 hps,1 low rpm
  290. ? for Merc 575SCi experts
  291. 496 Mag
  292. Quickfuel Carbs
  293. Drive toe-in/toe-out
  294. Boat is Swaying bad at high speed
  295. help parts guys,need to find/buy a gen 4 internal balance fly wheel
  296. Gen 6 502 efi part numbers
  297. Weeds - Big Time... Raw Water Pickup ????'s
  298. 310 H.p 454mpi- Need More Power Cheap-help!
  299. Installed HPI Mufflers today
  300. Drive Coupler/striped the splines
  301. Engine oil pressure too high???
  302. Prop Suggestions
  303. oil pressure bouncing around . . .
  304. engine hatch switch
  305. merc drive oil reservoir bottle
  306. calibrating gaffrig gauges
  307. Help with Timing Light
  308. How much total timing?
  309. Tower of Power!
  310. SAnd in the cooling system
  311. Wanted Inside Exhaust Tip Flaps
  312. Heads for 454 magnum
  313. What Props do I need?
  314. How to get to speedo fitting in gimbal housing
  315. swim platform ladder
  316. Found this part wedged in my drive any idea?
  317. Transom Inner/Outer Assembly Method
  318. v-belt to serpantine -- change over kit ?
  319. Canfield Heads in saltwater
  320. PPG Aquapon 35 epoxy coating for bilge ???
  321. now wonder my boat is a pig.
  322. Where to buy outdrive indicator cables?
  323. Trailer lights
  324. Fresh Water Cooling ?
  325. Low Temp reading / 454 Mag MPI
  326. 1985 50HP Suzuki
  327. Has anyone had a clogged catalytic converter or exhaust system
  328. Silent Choice
  329. Has anyone added air vents to their Baja?
  330. Why chine walk now?
  331. HP 500 carb spring recomendations
  332. Carb backfire (lean condition) theory?
  333. one motor slower out of the hole
  334. engine smells comming into cabin after docked
  335. Switch for Synth to Dino?
  336. loss of shorepower/gen cuts off
  337. Questions on bilgeKote paint
  338. alpha or bravo ?
  339. Can drive cause overheating?
  340. wood
  341. Need GM forged crank (Gen V)
  342. remote filter question for gen 6,setup??
  343. Actual Nose Cone Results
  344. looking for complete 502
  345. Sucked a Valve!
  346. smaller pulley only raised 1 lb of boost?
  347. Engine hydrolocked please help
  348. NEED TO REPOWER!!! 454 MAG Wanted
  349. Cause for early ring failure with 4.625" bore blower motor?
  350. Engine Alignment
  351. 24 ft. starfire boat
  352. 1800 Runsnew 'Attack Dog" 540?
  353. Changing 2 Part Window On 1996 Lighting
  354. AC Delco part # for a 454 Mag EFI
  355. Did I have a bad oil filter or worse?
  356. HELP with Scarab 23 prop
  357. Anyone have Procharger pulleys for sale?
  358. oil flow direction
  359. 92 Bravo I upper driveshaft. New part is different?
  360. stern power outdrive
  361. Swapped cam/manifold over winter and now my 350 won't rev past 4k rpm!
  362. Custom Dash
  363. Thermostat housing for 174 B&M blower
  364. HP500 cam installation
  365. Race Fairing
  366. Race Fairing
  367. HP 525 Oil Filters
  368. how do these plugs look?
  369. gelcoat repair
  370. trailer loading on land
  371. Which t-stat and temp of risers?
  372. help!
  373. need prop advice
  374. 27 fountain questions?
  375. Out Drive Paint that sticks
  376. does anyone make or sell
  377. Motor Rebuild ?????'s
  378. Dyno Needs A Balancer
  379. Seawater Pump leak
  380. engine oil dye leak detection?
  381. Mercury 525
  382. Roller rockers under stock covers
  383. portable generators
  384. oil blowing out of the breater tube
  385. Bravo to Arneson
  386. Carb problems
  387. New Bravo 1 break-in
  388. Cam Help.. (Once again)
  389. Water Temp Guage
  390. Dynos problems persist.....
  391. small high-torque starter/TRS rear mnt.
  392. Outdrive Paint
  393. bravo speedo pick up tube
  394. oil filter flow path
  395. 500EFI Alternator
  396. Hardware to fastening bolster seats to floor
  397. motor siezed while running,,WHY?HELP!!!
  398. Water on the plugs?
  399. Cam shaft help needed
  400. drive showers Paul Kermis
  401. Thunderbolt Help
  402. Added headers and Roller rockers - Lost 4 MPH
  403. water pressure
  404. Help Please....Rotor removal....
  405. BravoI impeller replacement
  406. not enough water dumping from exhaust
  407. losing RPM's after running for a while
  408. Oil and Transmission temps?
  409. Propoer operting temp for Merc 7.4L/Bravo I?
  410. Need Help With VST Fuel System
  411. What prop do I need?
  412. 454 thru-transum (muffler?)
  413. k plane /trim cable seals
  414. Blew out a prop
  415. Holley carb I.D. ?!!
  416. bravo one maintenance?
  417. Sealant around fuel sender?
  418. Can you have too much oil pressure?
  419. Another starter gone bad!!!!
  420. Depthsounder Transducer Problems...
  421. Procharger M1sc - 502efi- 5 vs 7 psi -Help?
  422. Optima Batteries
  423. drive oil?
  424. Batteries
  425. Blown Motor
  426. Another question about sea strainers
  427. Running a 5000 BTU airconditioner w/inverter
  428. Help, HP500s won't stay running...
  429. Sea Strainer Mounting
  430. raw water pump failure
  431. Low oil pressure
  432. Power steering fittings?
  433. HELP!! Shield Under Intake on HP500???
  434. Sea Water Pumps and Pulleys
  435. Drum Brakes-Thicker Shoe in Front or Rear?
  436. another quik question
  437. Livorsi/Merc Smartcraft system install...
  438. oil changes?
  439. blower pulley size charts
  440. Boat Weight
  441. New project
  442. differance between props
  443. Fuel Pumps
  444. Spacers for Sportmaster
  445. What Oil Trs Drives, Trans
  446. Patching hole in TRS drive.
  447. prop demo programs
  448. Fuel Pump Housing Oil
  449. Not getting the speed I should!
  450. 502 mpi wiring
  451. Bravo Xr Sportmaster Cav Plates
  452. Anyone know the Mercury Hi Pro engine Color
  453. What is a good trim tab kit for Scarab 23
  454. bolt torque specs for 4 bolt 454 vortec
  455. HP 525 Crank cast or forged?
  456. Help with ride quality
  457. Maintenance Manuals
  458. How to tighten Marine Machine Throttles?
  459. eddie marine Thumper install
  460. twin 29"hydro's X __? HP = 4800rpm?
  461. Alpha 1 Counter Rotating
  462. oil cooler thermostate stuck open
  463. Swim Step Help
  464. Full time muffler results
  465. flywheel difference BBC IV to VI ???HELP!!!
  466. One drive trims faster than the other ???
  467. HELP! drive problem
  468. Leaking steering rams.
  469. Trailer wiring 2003 F-250 Diesel
  470. Greasing the drive coupler
  471. Where To Contact Larry Smith
  472. 502 mpi supercharger headgaskets
  473. Bad Trim Cylinder
  474. 502 efi valve springs ??
  475. Drop down bolsters and Oil
  476. Fly Wheel Bolt Torque Specs
  477. port engine stalling, 350 mag carb question
  478. Alternator charging at only?
  479. Hydromotive Propellers and Racing Recap on Talkoffshore.com Tonight
  480. volvo wont crank Help
  481. Help I'm in starter He!!
  482. What Trailer?
  483. Anyone tried Mercury Maximus 5-blade prop?
  484. Can I power up elec. fuel pumps from coil?
  485. Rip off
  486. mercury
  487. 454 Mark IV Block with 502 Gen VI Heads
  488. Merc 525 Power Steering Bottle Leaks
  489. raw water pump specs
  490. Oil filter temps vers oil temps???
  491. possible exhaust restriction problem?
  492. Oil Consumption
  493. Gauges fine..alarm still sounding?
  494. Looking for Bravo Template.....help..anyone?
  495. Base Timing Mode Woes - Falling Fuel Pressure
  496. Trailer Wiring - 1998 C1500
  497. Blower belt for 174
  498. OIL Temperatures
  499. How do i remove this fitting ?
  500. Kiekhaefer Neutral Safety Switch