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  1. Whipple Intercooler comparision
  2. Is the cam change worth it?
  3. Lifters Lifters Lifters
  4. 502 Mag Hp
  5. Harmonic Balancer Bolt Torque?
  6. Calcium/scale
  7. Pros/Cons of a cleaver prop?
  8. ss windshield 382 fastech
  9. Billet Shifter Drive?
  10. soft transom!
  11. Roller cams, cons.....pros???
  12. Compression Readings on 454, 330hp
  13. Looking for belt drive pwer transmission parts
  14. water pressure sender, elec or mech?
  15. sealing transom opening
  16. oil temp sender location ?
  17. HP500 EFI owners - clearance measurement
  18. Need Merc PN
  19. Whipple Charged - fourth season
  20. Mercury hydraulic steering
  21. Block Pressure?
  22. TRS Tranny Question
  23. carpet
  24. Alternative engines
  25. bravo ???
  26. gps/color plotter
  27. Procharger Help needed
  28. upper steering shaft seal
  29. Opinions Wanted
  30. Weight of a Bravo vs a #5
  31. 5-Blades
  32. Donzi 22'and Blackhawk out drive
  33. Regular Power Steering Question
  34. fuel pick-up/check-valve?how to tell
  35. Timing problems - Help before I take a sledge to the motor!
  36. Prop Cavatation Problem
  37. Installing Corsa silent Choice
  38. Out Drive Corrosion Volvo Duo Prop
  39. making a boat offer
  40. Gen IV camshaft end play
  41. Fountain Steering reservoir!
  42. Little crush or compression washers?!?
  43. Gen? Roller?
  44. Stereo wire harness??
  45. Prop question
  46. B/W tranny ?'s
  47. Grease 101
  48. TRS drive oil
  49. motor set too high on stern
  50. DPX Steering Helm
  51. 502 operating water temp
  52. 496HO Surging?
  53. Bravo1 oil capacity w/o reservoirs?
  54. Whose running turbos?
  55. Gimble bearing play
  56. 502 MPI Fuel Pressure
  57. closed cooling
  58. Bravo Drive Noise
  59. Eagle trailer brake question
  60. Bravo transom mounting?
  61. K-plane problem
  62. carb jetting
  63. Bravo Drives
  64. What are these heads?
  65. ssm-v & bulldog500
  66. took out the krytonite for the first time.
  67. Impeller Question
  68. Leaking riser?
  69. Carbed HP500 Cam and valve spring specs
  70. Stainless manifold bolts?
  71. Thermostat
  72. Thunderbolt IV Ignition Coil
  73. How do you install freeze plugs?
  74. New High Performance Mercury Urethane Ram Bushings
  75. Billet pulleys - alignment
  76. Marine circuit breakers
  77. water circulating pump vs. crossovers
  78. Propeller qeustions?
  79. Adjusting Holley 750 Marine Carbs
  80. 434!!!
  81. Chris Craft Stinger Operations/Maintenance Manuels
  82. What Fuel Octane
  83. Help Please With My Mecury....
  84. Merc 575sc's & Mobile 1 15W50
  85. 300hp vortech
  86. Merc "Silent Choice", How Much?
  87. Alternator 4 wire to 2
  88. RM Builder. . .did you get that
  89. corsa muffler tips power restriction ?
  90. MSD coils
  91. Marine Generator Help
  92. Prop suggestions for new 271 power
  93. Internal Flappers replacement??
  94. Power Steering pulley puller
  95. Corsa Flappers
  96. Whipple Charger for a Fountain
  97. Yellow hull stains
  98. Possible bad valv job on SB Vortec heads?
  99. Carb Choice
  100. 496 head gaskets????
  101. Hatch Actuators
  102. Gas Tanks
  103. Which head gasket?
  104. Replacement Exhaust Flappers
  105. SB Fuel Injectors
  106. Merc 900 SC info
  107. trim up, no trim down
  108. Best Earmuffs for Alpha SS
  109. New Drives Or Upgrade Bravos
  110. Engine and Tranny cooler plumbing
  111. ok guys, I am a boater/ biker - got a carb question for you guys...
  112. Custom Lab Finished 5 Blade Props
  113. trim tab mounting
  114. Velvet Drive 72C: Huber or BAM
  115. Whipple and Silent Thunder. Dustin?
  116. bildge cleanup
  117. tall deck spacer
  118. Mercruiser BB Thermostat Housing conversion?
  119. MSD or D.U.I.?
  120. Bravo Drives? 1 Or 3?
  121. Batteries
  122. Filter Mags?
  123. Merc Scan tools
  124. Bravo III vs. Alpha I
  125. Ecm Mefi 3
  126. Conversion to Deisel?
  127. Bravo TOOLS?????
  128. 12v relays - who makes good quality ones?
  129. Paint Spraying Basics
  130. Any Intercoolers for sale
  131. Custom Powder Coated Switch Panel
  132. GEN IV 454 Oil pan
  133. adding fluid to Bravo I
  134. Zero Effort Control Install
  135. Power Coating
  136. water/pressure relief
  137. Adding Third Engine (lower HP) for docking / idle / etc.
  138. Carburated 502 Mags
  139. Multipal battery hook up????
  140. 350 sb more power
  141. Merc T-bolt Ign System..what do I need?
  142. Cruise RPM
  143. IMCO Vs. Stellings extension box..
  144. Power Valve Circuit
  145. Whipple 496 HO
  146. What valve cover will fit ?
  147. New oil cooler
  148. Boost reference Demon Carburator
  149. cam shaft Help!
  150. GIL Headers & Pipes- OSO Auction
  151. stress crack
  152. 496 vs. 496 HO What's the difference?
  153. Looking for Procharger dealers
  154. power steering lines needed
  155. 525 sc blower popping
  156. Water Temp/Pressure problem
  157. Exhaust Sounds
  158. 525SC Pulley Shaft
  159. Trailor
  160. Bravo drive measurement needed
  161. Trainig class
  162. Hp500 Carb Rev Limit
  163. Flame Arrs. for Merc. 6.0's
  164. How to boost reference a Holley
  165. Now where to drain trans cooler line?
  166. compression ratio/vortec 5.7
  167. Hydromotive or mercury maximus
  168. What grit to use on bottom of boat?
  169. Need Bravo I Propshaft!!
  170. SSMs & SSM3A's
  171. Hardin Marine / Gill Exhaust
  172. Capilano Hydraulic Helm Hh5250
  173. Canvas
  174. 496 Leaking Antifreeze
  175. Leak Down Questions
  176. 5.0 mpi to 496 mag ho conversion
  177. Rot. Exactly what is it?
  178. Sandblasting tip for indoors with no mess
  179. Cloyes timing crank sprocket
  180. shift problem on Bravo 1,help
  181. Saltwater Flush ....
  182. Where's the Whipple
  183. Another GEn 4,5,6 question.... Valve covers
  184. Dino vs Synthetic
  185. 454 cam suggestions?
  186. Oil thermostat..can they go bad?
  187. Steering Wanders
  188. Set Idle on Supercharged motor?
  189. Norcross Depth Finder
  190. dumb question -- what is the pad of a boat?
  191. a little help
  192. oso help
  193. Installing angled bezels
  194. Bravo 3 transom assembly differences
  195. wet sanding???
  196. Scarab specs. and general info.
  197. Trim cylinder interchange.
  198. water in fuel
  199. Trim Tab System
  200. Removing silent choice block off plate #?
  201. How do you get Paint to Stick to Aluminum?
  202. Friend bought a boat...questions
  203. What oil do you use for your initial start up on a new motor?
  204. Bottom Paint removal
  205. Mark 4 ,Gen5 and Gen 6 Flywheels for 454
  206. Need a Prop!! Need suggestions!
  207. side vs low water pickup speed diff?
  208. Gen 4,5,6 Flywheel housings same?
  209. Shore Power and A/C installation Cost
  210. Windshield
  211. Where to check oil level
  212. High RPM's On 500 EFI???
  213. Mercury Prop WARNING!!
  214. good lexan for wind screen
  215. Who needs 1600 HP?
  216. 496HO exhaust
  217. Gen 4,5,6 bb dist.... are they the same?
  218. Masterlube Installation ???
  219. Proper Proping for 35 Lightning
  220. $%&#@ Compression fitting..
  221. Low Engine RPM with New Motor
  222. Engine guys- how much room in front of bbc to change cam??
  223. Documenting
  224. XR vs. XZ
  225. engine alignment?
  226. oil filter question
  227. Hynautic steering by Teleflex???
  228. Bazooka Tubes
  229. water pressure
  230. prop selection 2550 sx
  231. intake manifolds?
  232. Optima Battery & Battery Box
  233. quick dash upgrade
  234. drive showers
  235. procharger temps
  236. What number drive is this?
  237. Repair time from mechanic?
  238. Rich at startup
  239. Trailer Repair
  240. K&N filters and the Coast Guard..
  241. Bravo 1 top cap oil leak
  242. My new AFR heads
  243. Gas Tank Installation??????
  244. More Bravo I help!
  245. Antisiphon Checkball - is it nessessary?
  246. Keelguard For 24 Baja Outlaw
  247. 1997 7.4 300hp?
  248. Need help choosing a motor....
  249. Cutting Aluminum- some tricks!!
  250. Cam and speed question: Merc 370 HP-454 in Scarab III 34'
  251. Powdercoating throttles
  252. motor cuts out or dies at high rpm's
  253. Could be hydrolocked ?
  254. water pressure fix?
  255. TRS Rear Mount Seized
  256. starter problems
  257. Guessitimate This HP
  258. Lower Y Exhaust Pipes (Bull Horns)
  259. Oil And Filter
  260. Prefered Spark Plugs?
  261. engine alignment
  262. 502 efi's rebuild longblocks repower ??
  263. bravo/alpha props
  264. Harmonic Balancer won't "pop off"
  265. Lift Extensions
  266. Merc 5.0L Carbon Fouling
  267. Cabin Door alignment
  268. Which drive?
  269. Temporarily patching holes under waterline?
  270. Superchaeger?
  271. Best way to cut gel coat?
  272. Schubeck roller lifters
  273. 95 502 efi vapor lock??
  274. Main cap bolt with windage tray extension
  275. imco hyd steering
  276. Engine Oil Cooler Size
  277. Trim Tab Indicator Lights Not Working????????
  278. Transom assy. gasket/o-ring
  279. Alpha hinge pins
  280. Help - need set of Ferrea F2121P Valves
  281. Trim Ram Bushings
  282. Trailer Questions (2 part)
  283. Shift Cable Bellow
  284. Removing Bottom Paint
  285. Tank selector switch
  286. Pressure gauge off the raw water pump?
  287. Tbolt ignition module
  288. Alpha 1 gen 1 Gimbal
  289. Prop Size, Pitch & # of blades!!!
  290. Outboard(s) tuneup....need help!!!!
  291. info on n/a engines what cam
  292. Interco trailer axel trouble
  293. AZ Speed & Marine
  294. IMCO SC upper vs. XR upper
  295. 4BBL Carburetor Choke
  296. VDO Gauges Contact?
  297. Adequate oil pressure?
  298. Baja thoughts
  299. Dyno 200 questions HP500
  300. Calling.....z.zuperboat
  301. 454 fuel system compatable?
  302. Leaky Hatch fix?
  303. Velvet Drive oil cooler fittings
  304. Trs gimbal ringswivel pin?
  305. Prop thoughts
  306. Upgrades for 415HP Merc.
  307. Motor Break In
  308. Reducing carb from 750cfm to 650cfm?
  309. 496 for sale
  310. carb to efi conversion
  311. bravo 1
  312. Alpha 1 Gimbal Ring Replacement
  313. can i determine cam with out teardown?
  314. fuel injection conversion, what's bets for the $
  315. Does anyone know this engine?
  316. Looking for St. Louis area properly handeling Super Duty for temporary tire swap.
  317. Plumbing, Stainless Marine
  318. 496 Mag Ho Oil?
  319. What are the1995 500HP cam specs
  320. Bottom
  321. Preparing for spring
  322. Outboards and STP, Carbuerator cleaner & octane booster.
  323. Size & pitch questions???
  324. 500 HP Lifters
  325. aluminum heads
  326. Anyone reccomend a book on how to weld
  327. Fuel / HP curve for 454 mag
  328. Gil exhaust question
  329. Osmosis - hull blisters?
  330. Procharged engine temp
  331. Arizona Speed & Marine 625 HP engine
  332. Fiberglass Air Scoop
  333. Blue Lighting Boats of Fort Myers?
  334. Engine submerged in water?
  335. What drive ratio & prop??
  336. Need a GAS TANK built
  337. Corsa Exhaust
  338. Intake/carb swap
  339. HELP, yanked distributor...timing timing timing
  340. whipple stage 2
  341. 496 HO Exhaust Plate
  342. MSD problems
  343. x-dim
  344. Fuel Tank?????????
  345. Bravo Question
  346. Arneson rocker plates/tabs
  347. who makes custom lenth trim hoses
  348. How does this 502 look for a marine application?
  349. merlin heads
  350. module
  351. Ignition Module
  352. mercruiser wiring schmatic for guages
  353. 496 ho manifold
  354. 502 MAG. piston cc specs.
  355. Matching powder coated paint ??
  356. TRS Tranny woes
  357. rod/stroke ratio
  358. carb reliable?
  359. whats the trick?
  360. Will XR Drives fit on a ?
  361. exhaust flappers
  362. (truck) noisy rear end
  363. MSD Ignition
  364. Bravo Gear Drive Ratio
  365. 502 Gen VI and Water Reversion
  366. head stud sealer.
  367. ECM Recalibration
  368. procharged HP500 fuel pressure not coming up with boost.long post
  369. EFI fuel pumps??????
  370. best gear lube.
  371. Alpha u-joints
  372. 525 efi pricing question
  373. Fel pro gaskets
  374. fuel injector ?
  375. Ignition questions
  376. Bravo vs. Mirage
  377. Need Trim Tab Parts?
  378. Question on Arneson Drives
  379. Alpha Drive Lube Capacity?
  380. Throttle Update
  381. Alternator current output
  382. Adding lower external tie bar - Tips?
  383. Merlins and new valves.
  384. Re-Painting Sidevents
  385. DONE! What a relief.
  386. Engine Break-In
  387. Float Coat?
  388. Audio question...
  389. Need help with bottom paint!
  390. Mirage conversion to ACCLERATOR
  391. Eddie marine switchable exhaust for 496 h.o.
  392. drive lock key lost
  393. Replacing Valve Springs
  394. Trs Limits?
  395. "plastic" prop hubs
  396. Short vs Tall risers on gil
  397. Stat Housing ???
  398. 31 SCARAB twin step
  399. HP500EFI rebuild questions
  400. Leaking dipstick tube.
  401. Stringer check and hull
  402. Top-end rebuild. What else?
  403. bravo Question
  404. Alpha Drive Question
  405. Seacast Questions
  406. Bravo 1 education needed
  407. Need Help With Merc O/b Trim Assmbly
  408. Drives drives drives, all about drives....
  409. what are the best full time mufflers .......
  410. Sale on Innovative Marine showers
  411. A list of oil filters that fit 502MAG & 496HO
  412. Spring Check
  413. layup
  414. dart 308 haeds anyone use them
  415. Bravo Gimbal Ring Repair
  416. L-18 intake conversion from Arizona Speed
  417. Need Help..lower unit carrier nut????????
  418. excuseee me!!!
  419. need a new valve spring manufacture...
  420. whipple intercooler
  421. Aluminum fuel tanks: paint them?
  422. Mercury "Vengeance" Prop
  423. OK, now what???
  424. OT: 98 F250 charging problem
  425. best oil and grade for pro charged carborated hp500?
  426. Bottom Paint??
  427. Aeromotive fuel pump A1000 same as paxton?
  428. Revolution Marine exhaust OK?
  429. malstrom 32
  430. Cable Covers for rigging a new Merc OB
  431. Which pan gasket for GEN V 502?
  432. Bronze/Brass impeller housing for Gen V/VI water/fuel pump assembly??
  433. Plywood (Seat) Question???
  434. desktop dyno Einsteins
  435. Memphis "Belle" audio amplifier
  436. Houston Prop store hours
  437. 7.4mpi wiring ecm plug
  438. Procharger pully rubs on housing(Snout)
  439. minor gel coat repair? small chips etc...
  440. air filter for procharger
  441. calling on Traviss
  442. 500hp valve springs
  443. Blistering facts
  444. prop hubs
  445. Trim pump won't hold up
  446. Bottom Paint Or Wax
  447. Hey Blower Motor Guys!:How Many Hours Are You Getting Out of Your Heads??
  448. Question anyone have a used 10k lift?
  449. Stellings Tailpipes
  450. Bravo One stress test
  451. New Motor Wiring, need photos
  452. Drive grea lube
  453. WHat brands of boats have blisters?
  454. Hull Blisters = Use of cheap resins
  455. Alternator pully question.... did I hurt it??
  456. windscreen
  457. wax or finish question
  458. EGT for prochargers
  459. Props
  460. 1.8 Rockers on BBC ?
  461. Fountain boat tests
  462. What are we getting these days?
  463. Maximum Idle RPM
  464. 525sc
  465. horsepower?
  466. Engine coupler balancing
  467. prop for 24 outlaw 540
  468. 900 hours on 454's ?
  469. Counter rotate ?
  470. Call me stupid, but how do you read these paint mixing cups?
  471. Prop Rotation
  472. Bravo XR problems - need feedback
  473. How much steam is too much?
  474. Timing Chain Tightness
  475. Mufflers
  476. help me choose a prop??
  477. How much outdrive oil will I need?
  478. Water leak thru drive?
  479. Removing cockpit carpet glue?
  480. Gear Ratio???
  481. Corsa Muffler Tips???
  482. Rebuilt 502 Mag/EFI with prochargers
  483. 496 HO exhaust
  484. Gaffrig Knock Sensor
  485. CMI Headers
  486. Mercruiser valve spings and head gaskets
  487. Whipple
  488. merc style or headers for 850 hp engine?
  489. Powdercoating in the Chicago Area
  490. Characteristics between single and twin step
  491. Remote oil filter not a good idea?
  492. Best switchable tips...
  493. Hydromotive Propeller Sale
  494. #6 drive question
  495. what prop
  496. Chriscraft STINGER????
  497. merc lifters $$$$$$$
  498. trim tab....top end loss???
  499. Would i be ok with water pressure with this setup?
  500. 330 rebiuld???