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  1. Add On Hydraulic Steering?
  2. desperately seeking Gen VI flywheel for cast crank 454/502
  3. oil pres. issue, advise needed
  4. Transporting your boats
  5. stupid question
  6. changing throttle/shifter controls
  7. Oil Thermostat
  8. 500 EFI Modifications ???
  9. Need help in determining if this 377 Cubic inch will work in boat
  10. bravo gimbal bearing removal
  11. How Hard Can It Be?
  12. Raylar Upgrade
  13. Engine Knock ...
  14. Paging Glassdave....
  15. Swimplatform options
  16. Motor running too COLD?!
  17. Sonic Cavitation
  18. Prop Questions and lift
  19. Fuel gauge quit working....
  20. 327 to 355/383 ???
  21. How accurate is this ?
  22. Whats the next step
  23. Drop Down Bolsters
  24. Driver Bolster blows fuse
  25. Pair Of Used 25p Mirage Props For Sale
  26. "Newbie" salt water flush question
  27. #1 Alpha Impeller Installation...And Now No Forward
  28. Prop Advice. ,,,,,,,please
  29. mefi 3
  30. What size prop????
  31. Merc Sterndrive failure - Alpha One
  32. 496 HO compatibility with 1989 454 Mag
  33. Bypass Valve
  34. X dimension?
  35. understanding prop pitch?
  36. How do I get ~450hp out of Merc 454 -95?
  37. 40 seconds to get out the hole
  38. plug wire looms
  39. Extension Boxes with a Pad Bottom, Notch Transom
  40. 1,50 to 1,36 with twin Setup ??
  41. I Need Capts. Call
  42. 42' Tiger with 1,000 HP Motors
  43. Big BLock Chevy water pressure?
  44. 502 mag compression test
  45. alpha cutout microswitch
  46. Port Motor Won't Rev Past 2K RPM?
  47. Mercury Racing Remote Oil Filter
  48. How much oil?
  49. Need Advice On Fuel Pump Install
  50. Need a Gel Coat / Fiberglass Repair Recomendation
  51. Oil temps.
  52. Bravo Rotation
  53. Hydraulic Steering??
  54. New Toll Free Number
  55. Bravo bell housing support bushing
  56. Paging RumRunner! Carb tech
  57. Pre-labor Day Special
  58. Alignment
  59. 454 Won't idle???
  60. Tachometer problems??
  61. Oil Cooler Flow Direction
  62. Oil problems
  63. which prop on 31 warlock cat
  64. Stereo Amp??
  65. adjusting bravo I indicators ...
  66. hard shifting bravo one
  67. Speedmaster ?
  68. Recomended way to remove props on Speedmaster's?
  69. slip factor after labbing
  70. Alarm Sounding
  71. distributors FOR 454 HO'S
  72. Help Merc Oil thermostatic Bypass
  73. Miss/Tapping Noise @ 1100 RPM
  74. Sucked up Sand, now what
  75. holley or quadrojet
  76. Exhaust chirp
  77. help a dummy
  78. 496 h.o.
  79. New 525EFI, no crank - HELP!?!?!
  80. Turning a 502 Mag EFI into a HP EFI
  81. Weld on new skeg or replace lower gearcase?
  82. 500HP Carb Cap and Rotor
  83. Got a little bit of a weird one, at least to me
  84. Engine lifetime
  85. This is not SPAM, just looking for an opinion
  86. trim cylinder
  87. hp425 specs
  88. Best batteries for big systems
  89. SSM V drive
  90. hawk 40
  91. One manifold running warmer than the other
  92. warning beeper
  93. What thermostat housing is this?
  94. 500 hp ,,,prop rotation
  95. Extra Battery
  96. Trim Question?????
  97. What camshaft
  98. trs hp capabilities
  99. cast versus plastic water pump housing??
  100. Help, loosing HP above 4K RPM intermittently
  101. Serpentine Belt Help
  102. Interesting oil change challenge
  103. Electric over hydraulic brakes???!!!
  104. Trailer Lug Nut Torque?
  105. Header bolts
  106. please help with prop pitch on bL Hawk drive
  107. Rookie Fiberglass Work
  108. Trim pump and bypass pressure
  109. Speed,Speed, and More Speed!!
  110. Cooling System Question--Fresh Water System
  111. Eagle Rotating Assembly
  112. Where is the $/HP Sweet Spot?
  113. I always liked fuel injection
  114. microwaves
  115. 496HO and the Whipple….
  116. 502 Efi Flame Arrestor
  117. MOBIL 1 OIL FILTER for 502 efi?
  118. best method for bleeding trailer brakes?
  119. Drive trim indicator cable
  120. 2003 500 EFI Problem...
  121. cooling system - steam and possible debris?
  122. Austin, TX Mechanic
  123. Rigging
  124. Merc 454 Mag to Volvo 8.1
  125. Twin HP 525 RPM differences
  126. Using trailer switch to trim up?
  127. Delco voyager distrib. connections?tach?
  128. High Pitch Whine in outdrive
  129. how to remove old window tint?
  130. Snufflers
  131. Endplay in an Alpha drive prop shaft
  132. 1994 350 Magnum durability
  133. Trim Cylinder Help
  134. 33 Outlaw Power
  135. 525sc valve job
  136. Priming the raw water pump
  137. Upholstered Dash?
  138. Dash pad? (Formula)
  139. Max RPM for a 300hp Merc 350 Mag Horizon?
  140. Drive temp question?????
  141. Alternator woes...
  142. oil pressure switch/electric choke
  143. XR Prop Shaft Thread Size
  144. Rev Limiter Bypass harness
  145. Power valves for Holley carbs
  146. Kaama Question
  147. Clack, clack, clack...
  148. 540 bulldog will not start
  149. Snapped Timing Chain?
  150. Fuel Pressure 502mpi will not got above 30psi
  151. Bravo 1 Upper gears split? Why? What can be done?
  152. Fix for leaking fender...
  153. ? About Upholstery
  154. Oil Temp Gauge...foggy
  155. Blower ?
  156. Am I going to need new batteries??
  157. Need TRS transom parts
  158. Best price for starter?
  159. Prop ?: Can this be fixed?
  160. Tailer GVWR Question?
  161. supercharged 525s
  162. Oil Temperature going to 240
  163. Spark plugs 502 MAG MPI
  164. Wheres The Parts #'s?
  165. sync gauge not working
  166. salvage parts
  167. Merc 502 MPI Tach bounce
  168. Konrad Vs. Bravo/Imco SC?
  169. Stroking a 454 Mag 360 hp advice
  170. GEN V head used on MarkIV-water in oil
  171. Time for rebuild?
  172. Getting the jetting right -500hp - 454
  173. Push button ignition switches
  174. Starter for a 540
  175. Best product for gel coat
  176. Leaking lower unit?
  177. Raw Water Cooling
  178. Peanut port 454 heads...How much power?
  179. Speedy 3's and 3A's
  180. Stereo / Amp / Battery / Voltage Q?
  181. How much power for a Bravo 1?
  182. 7.4 MPI (need more speed )
  183. propeller questions,,,
  184. Is this way off?
  185. Compression numbers for a 60HP Mercury Bigfoot?
  186. Engine getting hot
  187. louder exhaust
  188. Determining Drive Ratio --- Again
  189. what pistons to buy? 454 mag
  190. how much trim?
  191. i have always wonder'd
  192. Prop slip #'s
  193. pilot bushings for crashboxes?
  194. Same old Prop Question
  195. HEI Distributor mech.advance,How much???
  196. XR drive 1.36 vs 1.50 ratio
  197. What t-bolt module do I have
  198. 7.4 MPI Procharger ?
  199. Cutting 3" from VHF antenna?
  200. Leak Down Test
  201. Anti-siphon Valve, Where Is It?
  202. Water in oil...loss of rpm...HELP!!
  203. loose pivot pin on Bravo 1?
  204. 29 pitch Mirage Plus RH wanted
  205. Need Help with Ford Transmission
  206. Need more rpm from Hydromotives....Pitch change? Lab Finish?
  207. power steering noise
  208. Does Drive ratio/prop pitch affect heel to port side?
  209. Figure This
  210. Need advice on adding a second battery
  211. Fuel filter part number? Merc 575SCI
  212. Battery jumper boxes
  213. vacuum noise-500 EFI's
  214. donzi 500 hp prop selection
  215. Bravo creeps up
  216. Can't Get Power
  217. bravo 1 getting hot?
  218. overheating 502
  219. will this motor work for a supercharger
  220. Guage Problem
  221. Advice needed on Prop selection
  222. 502 efi plugs? Which ones?
  223. Problems arising from restricted exhaust
  224. hp500efi rev limiter
  225. stumped
  226. question
  227. Breslin Header Bolts
  228. Max HP thru prop exhaust
  229. Mirage Plus/Bravo 1 to Hydromotive change
  230. transom shower help
  231. Drive Rumble
  232. What are concerns over low vacuum pressure?
  233. Backpressure on a 502 mag efi
  234. Bravo 1 to Blackhawk?
  235. 420-425 cam?
  236. Bravo 3 Drive Shower
  237. outboard allignment
  238. Bravo 1 wont go up while going high speed
  239. Need top speed
  240. Higher oil temps on starboard engine...thoughts?
  241. How to replace prop seals on 50 Merc. OB.
  242. 215E Merc Transmission Actuator
  243. Nose cone adhesive
  244. 500EFI - Help Please
  245. Excessive steaming
  246. 28 sonic speed
  247. Rev Limiter Retrofit
  248. High volume oil pumps
  249. 28 Daytona and Tunnel Tab
  250. oil pressure problem 502mag mpi 2000
  251. Engine gurus!!!!!!!!!!
  252. Bravo Shift Cable Tools
  253. Ignition timing small block chevy
  254. Will paint stick to teak?
  255. Help - HP500 Backfire - Brand new
  256. federal mogul high volume oil pump bypass spring presssure
  257. Awlgrip Quote?
  258. What octane fuel for the motors?
  259. articfriends
  260. overheats at startup/vent,then OK???
  261. Merc fuel pumps, good?
  262. Manifold Question...
  263. 496 water inversion
  264. TRS mechanic may have made BIG Mistake--can anyone help?
  265. New Gm 454 Ho Motor Advice
  266. Does color sanding really work?
  267. Mercury Racing HP500 C carb jetting
  268. Lesson learned
  269. How Long Will My Bravo 1 Last?
  270. Air Flow Research Heads
  271. Prop Shop Question Damaged prop
  272. Baja 275 What Should It Do? Mph
  273. Trim Pump oil
  274. Outdrive trim pumps
  275. anyone use seastar hydraulic steering
  276. Need top speed
  277. Volvo-Penta and Merc
  278. Rated HP vs. Dyno HP???
  279. Imco's and Corrosion
  280. Whipple
  281. NEED HELP.pro charged hp 500 motor oil in carb box.
  282. hp500 hours?
  283. Anybody Have Gil Exht. Wedges For Sale
  284. Is this prop gonna work?
  285. Low fuel pressure
  286. Easy fix?
  287. Bravo 1 drive alignment
  288. Insta Trim
  289. Poly Planar error code E-07???
  290. Possible debris in fuel tank?
  291. AMSOIL out drive oil,,, which one..
  292. Boat security alarms
  293. Hydraulic Steering
  294. rubrail insert
  295. 12' Extension... What does this do?
  296. One of you worst nightmares
  297. Looking for a Mirage 25P
  298. Blower on a 454 makes a 525?
  299. Merc 330 TRS Lower Crank PS pulley
  300. (To Tell) The Truth about High Performance
  301. 1 side running rich
  302. Is anyone using Mobile 1 75/90 in their bravos?
  303. Bolsters stopped working
  304. Removing exhuast grime from the transom
  305. TRS how many Horseys
  306. Procharger HELP PLEASE
  307. Fastest V Bottom?
  308. P/S leak
  309. K-Plane Hydraulic Question
  310. What Prop?
  311. Procharger or Whipple ?
  312. Trs Drive Rebuild
  313. mercury mech trim indicators
  314. Brushes for trim pump?
  315. Jessel rockers
  316. 502 Efi Just Shuts Down Help!
  317. leaking oil filter - volvo/innovation 600
  318. 2004 merc 525 with
  319. what type of batteries to use
  320. holley 750 marine carb # R84018 Date code 2048
  321. mercury raw water pump bearings/ replaceable?
  322. 454 Mag or 502 Mag
  323. porpuses at midrangecruise
  324. Drive oil reservoir puking!
  325. Exhaust manifold and coolant temp on 496 HO?
  326. What do these mean? (Oil ratings)
  327. Fuel Pump Location
  328. Hull Damage
  329. Bulletproof charging system
  330. 540 Engine build-up.
  331. Discount On All Insurance Surveys
  332. High Performance Marine Surveyor
  333. Bravo/ cable problem
  334. Trailer Axles
  335. Reverse shifting
  336. Been asked a million times.... Stained vinyl, wife's new clothes bled.
  337. Looks so good to be so bad!
  338. need a new prop for a baja 210 ess
  339. Ripped out a battery cable...
  340. WTF, lost fwd in OMC Cobra?
  341. Removing pen ink from vinyl??
  342. Warranty- What Should I Expect?
  343. Merc 575 SCI fast idle (too fast)...
  344. SSM #3 Parts??
  345. Click....Click...wtf?
  346. What the...? Engine Trouble
  347. Lost my lower unit Saturday!
  348. Corsa Muffled Exhaust Tips
  349. What Should I Expect? 28 Daytona cat twin 500's
  350. HP500 carbs on a hot/454vortec condensate on the intake?
  351. Gaffrig Speedo Issue
  352. Will superchargers work on these motors
  353. squirrely TRIM question
  354. Carb / Cam Questions
  355. Bravo One Power
  356. Gil exhaust
  357. What is this?
  358. bravo transom assembly
  359. Merc #1 and Alpha Drives
  360. What Is The Problem????
  361. Who does Number Six wet to dry sump conversion?
  362. dark drive oil
  363. Why, why, why 496 HO overheating?
  364. Exhaust for supercharged motors
  365. Engine allignment help!
  366. tapping threads in stainless steel
  367. Drive seals
  368. Paging fountain27
  369. Outboard Parts and Power heads
  370. B-Max drive "coupler" question
  371. Help me read my oil pressure guage
  372. OMC tie bar
  373. XR + imco OR XR + sportmaster?
  374. Merc Trim Pumps
  375. Quick fuel regulator/delivery system question
  376. Bravo3 Engine Coupler Lubrication
  377. 330 head size and piston
  378. Electronic Ignition Conversion Opinions
  379. Merc starter part#????
  380. Rain -X
  381. Shot Gimbals
  382. 502 Question
  383. Lab Finishing a Hull
  384. cam swap?
  385. Need Some Technical Feedback on These Props
  386. Head gasket?
  387. Alpha Drive non-preload shaft design
  388. Compression #s, are they OK?
  389. remote oil drain
  390. Viscosity?
  391. weight difference
  392. overheating mystery,what gives??
  393. Replacing u-joint assyseal, how hard is it?
  394. Dyno results
  395. Topic beat to death but... need an opinion.
  396. Procharger AW324 vs AW504 cooler?
  397. Now What?
  398. Loose Rub Rail
  399. Drive Oil Resevoir
  400. Xr Drives
  401. Need For Speed
  402. Bravo 1 Transom assy ?
  403. 502 timing chain cover ?
  404. Where to buy Top End Gaskets for 96 502mpi ?
  405. great site
  406. Where is the water coming from??????
  407. small cracks in tailpipe
  408. damage from reversing the polarity on a coil
  409. power corrections
  410. Quick or Quiet???
  411. Bravo 1 dissapointment
  412. raw water pump belt slips ??
  413. How bad is this, Valves and exhaust posts?
  414. zero effort contols tension
  415. lookin for bolt on power !
  416. Shifting only when both engines running?
  417. questions on electric brakes
  418. 1000hp SC engines
  419. omc king corbras -pushrods
  420. 575 sci - cannot reach RPM
  421. Leaking Trans Assembly
  422. 502 Mag Efi Cut Off Switch
  423. Bravo One Repair
  424. Exhaust resonators
  425. Defuser Ring on a prop
  426. Will Flappers in Silent Choice Lower Y-Pipe let water in the motor if broke?
  427. High Pressure Fuel Pump -> Automotive Equivalent?
  428. Help
  429. Sick 2000 502 Magnum EFI Baja 25 Outlaw
  430. TRS lower gimbal pin/bearing-how hard?
  431. I feel the need for a infrared thermometer
  432. How much"milk shake"if any, acceptable???
  433. External Steering ram / Need seals & ?'s
  434. Internal rubber exhaust flappers
  435. help me to identify this transmission
  436. injectors
  437. How much HP will this make???
  438. Please Help???????????????
  439. Lost all 12v on the port side. GM 350/ OMC260. Ideas?
  440. Whats up with this?
  441. what size blower to make 650hp?
  442. Merc Exhaust Riser Question
  443. Prop help needed
  444. alpha one brake
  445. You Hp Guess
  446. TRS Drive Resevoir -- How to Install
  447. not getting rpms
  448. What does "Pitot ckt lo" fault mean on Mercruiser scan tool on a 496 HO?
  449. what prop should I use ?
  450. TRS parts ?
  451. Outdrive Oil Comming Out Vent
  452. What's an average decent price for a pair of used but good counter rotating Alphas?
  453. Schubeck Roller "X" lifters and Rockers??
  454. slack in steering
  455. prop help
  456. Would these blocks make good marine engines?
  457. Water Pouring into boat through Transom Assembly
  458. MST guardin engine flush system??????????
  459. Need Oil Filter info....
  460. Synthetic Oil and Oil Temps
  461. Rev limiter 350 mag mpi 1998
  462. tranny noise
  463. Engine assembly costs??
  464. 1990 7.4L compression test results
  465. Lost power- HP500 carb motor
  466. prop adapter?
  467. Trans service
  468. Promax Outboard Question
  469. Oil Temp gauge sender placement
  470. Bravo 1 Lab Finished Prop Needed
  471. 1997 HP500 Reversion Problems?
  472. Msd ignition reliability, tack bounce
  473. fuel injector testing question
  474. Pot holes in the cam lobes!!
  475. boat loans
  476. Question About Water Jacketed Headers
  477. Alpha Drives, Preload Pins, Lower Units
  478. Please Help ASAP - Engine only backfires.
  479. sandable filler for gelcoat blisters
  480. Pressure testing outdrive - how much pressure?
  481. 500 EFI'S- Faster?
  482. Losing Oil Pressure?
  483. TRS Speedmaster???
  484. 800 dp jetting
  485. Minumum Oil Temp
  486. MSD question
  487. Leaking drive oil in bilge??
  488. fuel pressure sending unit
  489. Dropped a valve, ruined the weekend
  490. Which oil cooler?
  491. Same drive/ Engine problem
  492. prop adapter?
  493. Whipples On New 525 Efi
  494. Imco Shorties on Scarab 31?
  495. Need Some PROP Help
  496. Need Help!!!!
  497. Lower shift cable replacement
  498. Timing for HP-500 w/ thuder IV ignition???
  499. Seal kit for Merctrans II
  500. Props for twin 454 mags / bravo one