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  1. Low water pick up with a nose cone... How about a screen?
  2. Bravo from TRS conversion, What is needed?
  3. Water pressure increased... Help.
  4. #4 cylinder failed 3 times in 3 rebuilds on 502zz
  5. MerCruiser Rev Limiter?
  6. 496 block, What head will fit.
  7. good luck to our friends in Florida
  8. HP500 carbs on a 450HP/454vortec JETS??
  9. zz 502
  10. Houstonprop help, I just smoked my prop
  11. The advantage and disantvantage of mounting engines close
  12. Bending water supply hose
  13. Idle step down kits
  14. Mercruiser 7.4L Harmonic Balancer ??
  15. can I run without flappers in y pipe with crane cam?
  16. TRS Drive Fluid
  17. Bravo XR stuck in FWD??
  18. Has anybody flat spotted roller lifters w/synthetic oil?
  19. How wide is the old style 2.5 cowling
  20. Murphey's Law,oil rings don't fit!!!!!!!!!!!
  21. Status of Shoreline Trailers
  22. Pfaff or Teague or ?
  23. where are flappers located in y pipe?
  24. HELP...One motor burning alot more fuel???
  25. What is oil pan capacity on Mercury Bulldog?
  26. how to tell top ring with NO instructions??
  27. what would a starter tooth sound like?
  28. High HP engines stalling when placed in gear.
  29. speedmaster 3
  30. Popping through the exhaust
  31. This winter's project
  32. 600 lbs less, almost same speed.
  33. stumped on rattle?
  34. Reversion (again)
  35. 502 EFI dying after reaching warmup temps
  36. converting from a bravo1 to a xz
  37. HP500 (carb) Exhaust
  38. supercooler
  39. Who has the BEST dyno?
  40. Transom Mounted 1 1/4 Pickup (pipe)
  41. What Drive 850 HP?
  42. Looking for Upholstery in Houston, Tx
  43. Can anyone help me find a Merc part # f/ 575SCI part?
  44. Dual water pickup with high x demension?
  45. Sending Units
  46. Oil by pass valve GenVI
  47. fair price for m3 prochargers???
  48. Yet another trailer brake thread....
  49. Mpi 502
  50. superchiller for 525sc
  51. Bravo hesitation when shifting into gear????
  52. Clean-up Special
  53. KILL (barnicle)BILL?
  54. Bent Crank ??
  55. Can't get the friggin ink of my sunpad!!!
  56. F/S Bravo 1 24P Prop
  57. Engine remove and replace
  58. Help Crane Cam.what Is It?
  59. Went 96.2 and blew the outdrive
  60. What actually happend when I reversed oil hoses??
  61. Tach Problem
  62. Gimbal Bell Housing Repair....Opinions !
  63. hot off the Mill iol cooler mtg brkts
  64. What props work best on TRS's?
  65. #6 prop loosens
  66. WOT Speed and RPM Loss
  67. Custom Electronic Panels
  68. Drives - Paint or Powder Coat?
  69. Still up in the air about heads
  70. Remote Oil Filter HELP
  71. 500efi spare parts??
  72. Pro's vs Con's...Conventional vs Synthetic
  73. EFI Gueru's
  74. Bravo 1 drive oil change procedure
  75. Top Gun transome angle
  76. Prop advice/5 blade
  77. Rebuilt Engine Help Needed
  78. Mounting of power steering cooler
  79. Anyone ever shorten a flame arrester?
  80. cam choice?
  81. amazing salt vs fresh
  82. speedmaster prop diameter?
  83. x dimension on twins
  84. OK! Ok! Ok!
  85. I need the wirring diagram for a gps speedometer
  86. Mariner Optimax 150 to 175 Upgrade.
  87. need a ZZ502 camshaft.Part#12366543
  88. Repairing Gel coat????????????????????
  89. 502/500hp Through Prop exhaust
  90. Installing MSD Ign.
  91. Guage and supplier of Marine grade wire
  92. Correct prop ?
  93. TRS to Bravo Conversion
  94. Seeking Spare Ignition Module
  95. Procharger pullies
  96. 500HP carb clone
  97. Dirty Drive Oil
  98. Overheating problem
  99. engine pre oiling systems
  100. Needs some help here guys.....
  101. 525sc cam specs
  102. Gaffrig starter lockout switch where...
  103. Carrera 24 fuel tank/removal issue.
  104. MSD high vibration coil
  105. 28 Profile Cat
  106. More HP for HP 500
  107. pro charged 502 mpi w/high oil temp
  108. Lots to Learn!
  109. 496 still poppin at idle????
  110. Merc Silent Choice Problem
  111. Oil Temps / Pan or Cooler?
  112. Cams and Desktop Dyno
  113. HP 500 Missfire and Sputturing
  114. Gil Exhaust Air Pump-Circa 1994?
  115. 708-cubic-inch, all-aluminum engine for marine use
  116. Corsa Captains Call
  117. Houston Prop?
  118. Have Twins And Ya Loose One ?
  119. Converting Wet To Dry Headers
  120. 502 Mag cam change?
  121. TRS Parts
  122. Motor Running Hot...Still.. Circulating Pump?
  123. Can I run my CMI tube top headers dry?
  124. Oil Filter Study
  125. Quick and Quiet too Loud
  126. good outdrive shop around CT/LONG ISLAND area?
  127. Trailer won't back up . . .
  128. Charging system??
  129. Motor Overheated, will a loose hose clamp cause this?
  130. Now What?
  131. Water Circulating Pump--How do I Test
  132. Water pressure gauge conversion to elec.
  133. Bravo XR's?
  134. SC600, PFM,Superchiller kit, wanted
  135. Has anyone changed out a race fairing ...
  136. Add On Hydraulic Steering?
  137. desperately seeking Gen VI flywheel for cast crank 454/502
  138. oil pres. issue, advise needed
  139. Transporting your boats
  140. stupid question
  141. changing throttle/shifter controls
  142. Oil Thermostat
  143. 500 EFI Modifications ???
  144. Need help in determining if this 377 Cubic inch will work in boat
  145. bravo gimbal bearing removal
  146. How Hard Can It Be?
  147. Raylar Upgrade
  148. Engine Knock ...
  149. Paging Glassdave....
  150. Swimplatform options
  151. Motor running too COLD?!
  152. Sonic Cavitation
  153. Prop Questions and lift
  154. Fuel gauge quit working....
  155. 327 to 355/383 ???
  156. How accurate is this ?
  157. Whats the next step
  158. Drop Down Bolsters
  159. Driver Bolster blows fuse
  160. Pair Of Used 25p Mirage Props For Sale
  161. "Newbie" salt water flush question
  162. #1 Alpha Impeller Installation...And Now No Forward
  163. Prop Advice. ,,,,,,,please
  164. mefi 3
  165. What size prop????
  166. Merc Sterndrive failure - Alpha One
  167. 496 HO compatibility with 1989 454 Mag
  168. Bypass Valve
  169. X dimension?
  170. understanding prop pitch?
  171. How do I get ~450hp out of Merc 454 -95?
  172. 40 seconds to get out the hole
  173. plug wire looms
  174. Extension Boxes with a Pad Bottom, Notch Transom
  175. 1,50 to 1,36 with twin Setup ??
  176. I Need Capts. Call
  177. 42' Tiger with 1,000 HP Motors
  178. Big BLock Chevy water pressure?
  179. 502 mag compression test
  180. alpha cutout microswitch
  181. Port Motor Won't Rev Past 2K RPM?
  182. Mercury Racing Remote Oil Filter
  183. How much oil?
  184. Need Advice On Fuel Pump Install
  185. Need a Gel Coat / Fiberglass Repair Recomendation
  186. Oil temps.
  187. Bravo Rotation
  188. Hydraulic Steering??
  189. New Toll Free Number
  190. Bravo bell housing support bushing
  191. Paging RumRunner! Carb tech
  192. Pre-labor Day Special
  193. Alignment
  194. 454 Won't idle???
  195. Tachometer problems??
  196. Oil Cooler Flow Direction
  197. Oil problems
  198. which prop on 31 warlock cat
  199. Stereo Amp??
  200. adjusting bravo I indicators ...
  201. hard shifting bravo one
  202. Speedmaster ?
  203. Recomended way to remove props on Speedmaster's?
  204. slip factor after labbing
  205. Alarm Sounding
  206. distributors FOR 454 HO'S
  207. Help Merc Oil thermostatic Bypass
  208. Miss/Tapping Noise @ 1100 RPM
  209. Sucked up Sand, now what
  210. holley or quadrojet
  211. Exhaust chirp
  212. help a dummy
  213. 496 h.o.
  214. New 525EFI, no crank - HELP!?!?!
  215. Turning a 502 Mag EFI into a HP EFI
  216. Weld on new skeg or replace lower gearcase?
  217. 500HP Carb Cap and Rotor
  218. Got a little bit of a weird one, at least to me
  219. Engine lifetime
  220. This is not SPAM, just looking for an opinion
  221. trim cylinder
  222. hp425 specs
  223. Best batteries for big systems
  224. SSM V drive
  225. hawk 40
  226. One manifold running warmer than the other
  227. warning beeper
  228. What thermostat housing is this?
  229. 500 hp ,,,prop rotation
  230. Extra Battery
  231. Trim Question?????
  232. What camshaft
  233. trs hp capabilities
  234. cast versus plastic water pump housing??
  235. Help, loosing HP above 4K RPM intermittently
  236. Serpentine Belt Help
  237. Interesting oil change challenge
  238. Electric over hydraulic brakes???!!!
  239. Trailer Lug Nut Torque?
  240. Header bolts
  241. please help with prop pitch on bL Hawk drive
  242. Rookie Fiberglass Work
  243. Trim pump and bypass pressure
  244. Speed,Speed, and More Speed!!
  245. Cooling System Question--Fresh Water System
  246. Eagle Rotating Assembly
  247. Where is the $/HP Sweet Spot?
  248. I always liked fuel injection
  249. microwaves
  250. 496HO and the Whipple….
  251. 502 Efi Flame Arrestor
  252. MOBIL 1 OIL FILTER for 502 efi?
  253. best method for bleeding trailer brakes?
  254. Drive trim indicator cable
  255. 2003 500 EFI Problem...
  256. cooling system - steam and possible debris?
  257. Austin, TX Mechanic
  258. Rigging
  259. Merc 454 Mag to Volvo 8.1
  260. Twin HP 525 RPM differences
  261. Using trailer switch to trim up?
  262. Delco voyager distrib. connections?tach?
  263. High Pitch Whine in outdrive
  264. how to remove old window tint?
  265. Snufflers
  266. Endplay in an Alpha drive prop shaft
  267. 1994 350 Magnum durability
  268. Trim Cylinder Help
  269. 33 Outlaw Power
  270. 525sc valve job
  271. Priming the raw water pump
  272. Upholstered Dash?
  273. Dash pad? (Formula)
  274. Max RPM for a 300hp Merc 350 Mag Horizon?
  275. Drive temp question?????
  276. Alternator woes...
  277. oil pressure switch/electric choke
  278. XR Prop Shaft Thread Size
  279. Rev Limiter Bypass harness
  280. Power valves for Holley carbs
  281. Kaama Question
  282. Clack, clack, clack...
  283. 540 bulldog will not start
  284. Snapped Timing Chain?
  285. Fuel Pressure 502mpi will not got above 30psi
  286. Bravo 1 Upper gears split? Why? What can be done?
  287. Fix for leaking fender...
  288. ? About Upholstery
  289. Oil Temp Gauge...foggy
  290. Blower ?
  291. Am I going to need new batteries??
  292. Need TRS transom parts
  293. Best price for starter?
  294. Prop ?: Can this be fixed?
  295. Tailer GVWR Question?
  296. supercharged 525s
  297. Oil Temperature going to 240
  298. Spark plugs 502 MAG MPI
  299. Wheres The Parts #'s?
  300. sync gauge not working
  301. salvage parts
  302. Merc 502 MPI Tach bounce
  303. Konrad Vs. Bravo/Imco SC?
  304. Stroking a 454 Mag 360 hp advice
  305. GEN V head used on MarkIV-water in oil
  306. Time for rebuild?
  307. Getting the jetting right -500hp - 454
  308. Push button ignition switches
  309. Starter for a 540
  310. Best product for gel coat
  311. Leaking lower unit?
  312. Raw Water Cooling
  313. Peanut port 454 heads...How much power?
  314. Speedy 3's and 3A's
  315. Stereo / Amp / Battery / Voltage Q?
  316. How much power for a Bravo 1?
  317. 7.4 MPI (need more speed )
  318. propeller questions,,,
  319. Is this way off?
  320. Compression numbers for a 60HP Mercury Bigfoot?
  321. Engine getting hot
  322. louder exhaust
  323. Determining Drive Ratio --- Again
  324. what pistons to buy? 454 mag
  325. how much trim?
  326. i have always wonder'd
  327. Prop slip #'s
  328. pilot bushings for crashboxes?
  329. Same old Prop Question
  330. HEI Distributor mech.advance,How much???
  331. XR drive 1.36 vs 1.50 ratio
  332. What t-bolt module do I have
  333. 7.4 MPI Procharger ?
  334. Cutting 3" from VHF antenna?
  335. Leak Down Test
  336. Anti-siphon Valve, Where Is It?
  337. Water in oil...loss of rpm...HELP!!
  338. loose pivot pin on Bravo 1?
  339. 29 pitch Mirage Plus RH wanted
  340. Need Help with Ford Transmission
  341. Need more rpm from Hydromotives....Pitch change? Lab Finish?
  342. power steering noise
  343. Does Drive ratio/prop pitch affect heel to port side?
  344. Figure This
  345. Need advice on adding a second battery
  346. Fuel filter part number? Merc 575SCI
  347. Battery jumper boxes
  348. vacuum noise-500 EFI's
  349. donzi 500 hp prop selection
  350. Bravo creeps up
  351. Can't Get Power
  352. bravo 1 getting hot?
  353. overheating 502
  354. will this motor work for a supercharger
  355. Guage Problem
  356. Advice needed on Prop selection
  357. 502 efi plugs? Which ones?
  358. Problems arising from restricted exhaust
  359. hp500efi rev limiter
  360. stumped
  361. question
  362. Breslin Header Bolts
  363. Max HP thru prop exhaust
  364. Mirage Plus/Bravo 1 to Hydromotive change
  365. transom shower help
  366. Drive Rumble
  367. What are concerns over low vacuum pressure?
  368. Backpressure on a 502 mag efi
  369. Bravo 1 to Blackhawk?
  370. 420-425 cam?
  371. Bravo 3 Drive Shower
  372. outboard allignment
  373. Bravo 1 wont go up while going high speed
  374. Need top speed
  375. Higher oil temps on starboard engine...thoughts?
  376. How to replace prop seals on 50 Merc. OB.
  377. 215E Merc Transmission Actuator
  378. Nose cone adhesive
  379. 500EFI - Help Please
  380. Excessive steaming
  381. 28 sonic speed
  382. Rev Limiter Retrofit
  383. High volume oil pumps
  384. 28 Daytona and Tunnel Tab
  385. oil pressure problem 502mag mpi 2000
  386. Engine gurus!!!!!!!!!!
  387. Bravo Shift Cable Tools
  388. Ignition timing small block chevy
  389. Will paint stick to teak?
  390. Help - HP500 Backfire - Brand new
  391. federal mogul high volume oil pump bypass spring presssure
  392. Awlgrip Quote?
  393. What octane fuel for the motors?
  394. articfriends
  395. overheats at startup/vent,then OK???
  396. Merc fuel pumps, good?
  397. Manifold Question...
  398. 496 water inversion
  399. TRS mechanic may have made BIG Mistake--can anyone help?
  400. New Gm 454 Ho Motor Advice
  401. Does color sanding really work?
  402. Mercury Racing HP500 C carb jetting
  403. Lesson learned
  404. How Long Will My Bravo 1 Last?
  405. Air Flow Research Heads
  406. Prop Shop Question Damaged prop
  407. Baja 275 What Should It Do? Mph
  408. Trim Pump oil
  409. Outdrive trim pumps
  410. anyone use seastar hydraulic steering
  411. Need top speed
  412. Volvo-Penta and Merc
  413. Rated HP vs. Dyno HP???
  414. Imco's and Corrosion
  415. Whipple
  416. NEED HELP.pro charged hp 500 motor oil in carb box.
  417. hp500 hours?
  418. Anybody Have Gil Exht. Wedges For Sale
  419. Is this prop gonna work?
  420. Low fuel pressure
  421. Easy fix?
  422. Bravo 1 drive alignment
  423. Insta Trim
  424. Poly Planar error code E-07???
  425. Possible debris in fuel tank?
  426. AMSOIL out drive oil,,, which one..
  427. Boat security alarms
  428. Hydraulic Steering
  429. rubrail insert
  430. 12' Extension... What does this do?
  431. One of you worst nightmares
  432. Looking for a Mirage 25P
  433. Blower on a 454 makes a 525?
  434. Merc 330 TRS Lower Crank PS pulley
  435. (To Tell) The Truth about High Performance
  436. 1 side running rich
  437. Is anyone using Mobile 1 75/90 in their bravos?
  438. Bolsters stopped working
  439. Removing exhuast grime from the transom
  440. TRS how many Horseys
  441. Procharger HELP PLEASE
  442. Fastest V Bottom?
  443. P/S leak
  444. K-Plane Hydraulic Question
  445. What Prop?
  446. Procharger or Whipple ?
  447. Trs Drive Rebuild
  448. mercury mech trim indicators
  449. Brushes for trim pump?
  450. Jessel rockers
  451. 502 Efi Just Shuts Down Help!
  452. leaking oil filter - volvo/innovation 600
  453. 2004 merc 525 with
  454. what type of batteries to use
  455. holley 750 marine carb # R84018 Date code 2048
  456. mercury raw water pump bearings/ replaceable?
  457. 454 Mag or 502 Mag
  458. porpuses at midrangecruise
  459. Drive oil reservoir puking!
  460. Exhaust manifold and coolant temp on 496 HO?
  461. What do these mean? (Oil ratings)
  462. Fuel Pump Location
  463. Hull Damage
  464. Bulletproof charging system
  465. 540 Engine build-up.
  466. Discount On All Insurance Surveys
  467. High Performance Marine Surveyor
  468. Bravo/ cable problem
  469. Trailer Axles
  470. Reverse shifting
  471. Been asked a million times.... Stained vinyl, wife's new clothes bled.
  472. Looks so good to be so bad!
  473. need a new prop for a baja 210 ess
  474. Ripped out a battery cable...
  475. WTF, lost fwd in OMC Cobra?
  476. Removing pen ink from vinyl??
  477. Warranty- What Should I Expect?
  478. Merc 575 SCI fast idle (too fast)...
  479. SSM #3 Parts??
  480. Click....Click...wtf?
  481. What the...? Engine Trouble
  482. Lost my lower unit Saturday!
  483. Corsa Muffled Exhaust Tips
  484. What Should I Expect? 28 Daytona cat twin 500's
  485. HP500 carbs on a hot/454vortec condensate on the intake?
  486. Gaffrig Speedo Issue
  487. Will superchargers work on these motors
  488. squirrely TRIM question
  489. Carb / Cam Questions
  490. Bravo One Power
  491. Gil exhaust
  492. What is this?
  493. bravo transom assembly
  494. Merc #1 and Alpha Drives
  495. What Is The Problem????
  496. Who does Number Six wet to dry sump conversion?
  497. dark drive oil
  498. Why, why, why 496 HO overheating?
  499. Exhaust for supercharged motors
  500. Engine allignment help!