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  1. What are these heads?
  2. ssm-v & bulldog500
  3. took out the krytonite for the first time.
  4. Impeller Question
  5. Leaking riser?
  6. Carbed HP500 Cam and valve spring specs
  7. Stainless manifold bolts?
  8. Thermostat
  9. Thunderbolt IV Ignition Coil
  10. How do you install freeze plugs?
  11. New High Performance Mercury Urethane Ram Bushings
  12. Billet pulleys - alignment
  13. Marine circuit breakers
  14. water circulating pump vs. crossovers
  15. Propeller qeustions?
  16. Adjusting Holley 750 Marine Carbs
  17. 434!!!
  18. Chris Craft Stinger Operations/Maintenance Manuels
  19. What Fuel Octane
  20. Help Please With My Mecury....
  21. Merc 575sc's & Mobile 1 15W50
  22. 300hp vortech
  23. Merc "Silent Choice", How Much?
  24. Alternator 4 wire to 2
  25. RM Builder. . .did you get that
  26. corsa muffler tips power restriction ?
  27. MSD coils
  28. Marine Generator Help
  29. Prop suggestions for new 271 power
  30. Internal Flappers replacement??
  31. Power Steering pulley puller
  32. Corsa Flappers
  33. Whipple Charger for a Fountain
  34. Yellow hull stains
  35. Possible bad valv job on SB Vortec heads?
  36. Carb Choice
  37. 496 head gaskets????
  38. Hatch Actuators
  39. Gas Tanks
  40. Which head gasket?
  41. Replacement Exhaust Flappers
  42. SB Fuel Injectors
  43. Merc 900 SC info
  44. trim up, no trim down
  45. Best Earmuffs for Alpha SS
  46. New Drives Or Upgrade Bravos
  47. Engine and Tranny cooler plumbing
  48. ok guys, I am a boater/ biker - got a carb question for you guys...
  49. Custom Lab Finished 5 Blade Props
  50. trim tab mounting
  51. Velvet Drive 72C: Huber or BAM
  52. Whipple and Silent Thunder. Dustin?
  53. bildge cleanup
  54. tall deck spacer
  55. Mercruiser BB Thermostat Housing conversion?
  56. MSD or D.U.I.?
  57. Bravo Drives? 1 Or 3?
  58. Batteries
  59. Filter Mags?
  60. Merc Scan tools
  61. Bravo III vs. Alpha I
  62. Ecm Mefi 3
  63. Conversion to Deisel?
  64. Bravo TOOLS?????
  65. 12v relays - who makes good quality ones?
  66. Paint Spraying Basics
  67. Any Intercoolers for sale
  68. Custom Powder Coated Switch Panel
  69. GEN IV 454 Oil pan
  70. adding fluid to Bravo I
  71. Zero Effort Control Install
  72. Power Coating
  73. water/pressure relief
  74. Adding Third Engine (lower HP) for docking / idle / etc.
  75. Carburated 502 Mags
  76. Multipal battery hook up????
  77. 350 sb more power
  78. Merc T-bolt Ign System..what do I need?
  79. Cruise RPM
  80. IMCO Vs. Stellings extension box..
  81. Power Valve Circuit
  82. Whipple 496 HO
  83. What valve cover will fit ?
  84. New oil cooler
  85. Boost reference Demon Carburator
  86. cam shaft Help!
  87. GIL Headers & Pipes- OSO Auction
  88. stress crack
  89. 496 vs. 496 HO What's the difference?
  90. Looking for Procharger dealers
  91. power steering lines needed
  92. 525 sc blower popping
  93. Water Temp/Pressure problem
  94. Exhaust Sounds
  95. 525SC Pulley Shaft
  96. Trailor
  97. Bravo drive measurement needed
  98. Trainig class
  99. Hp500 Carb Rev Limit
  100. Flame Arrs. for Merc. 6.0's
  101. How to boost reference a Holley
  102. Now where to drain trans cooler line?
  103. compression ratio/vortec 5.7
  104. Hydromotive or mercury maximus
  105. What grit to use on bottom of boat?
  106. Need Bravo I Propshaft!!
  107. SSMs & SSM3A's
  108. Hardin Marine / Gill Exhaust
  109. Capilano Hydraulic Helm Hh5250
  110. Canvas
  111. 496 Leaking Antifreeze
  112. Leak Down Questions
  113. 5.0 mpi to 496 mag ho conversion
  114. Rot. Exactly what is it?
  115. Sandblasting tip for indoors with no mess
  116. Cloyes timing crank sprocket
  117. shift problem on Bravo 1,help
  118. Saltwater Flush ....
  119. Where's the Whipple
  120. Another GEn 4,5,6 question.... Valve covers
  121. Dino vs Synthetic
  122. 454 cam suggestions?
  123. Oil thermostat..can they go bad?
  124. Steering Wanders
  125. Set Idle on Supercharged motor?
  126. Norcross Depth Finder
  127. dumb question -- what is the pad of a boat?
  128. a little help
  129. oso help
  130. Installing angled bezels
  131. Bravo 3 transom assembly differences
  132. wet sanding???
  133. Scarab specs. and general info.
  134. Trim cylinder interchange.
  135. water in fuel
  136. Trim Tab System
  137. Removing silent choice block off plate #?
  138. How do you get Paint to Stick to Aluminum?
  139. Friend bought a boat...questions
  140. What oil do you use for your initial start up on a new motor?
  141. Bottom Paint removal
  142. Mark 4 ,Gen5 and Gen 6 Flywheels for 454
  143. Need a Prop!! Need suggestions!
  144. side vs low water pickup speed diff?
  145. Gen 4,5,6 Flywheel housings same?
  146. Shore Power and A/C installation Cost
  147. Windshield
  148. Where to check oil level
  149. High RPM's On 500 EFI???
  150. Mercury Prop WARNING!!
  151. good lexan for wind screen
  152. Who needs 1600 HP?
  153. 496HO exhaust
  154. Gen 4,5,6 bb dist.... are they the same?
  155. Masterlube Installation ???
  156. Proper Proping for 35 Lightning
  157. $%&#@ Compression fitting..
  158. Low Engine RPM with New Motor
  159. Engine guys- how much room in front of bbc to change cam??
  160. Documenting
  161. XR vs. XZ
  162. engine alignment?
  163. oil filter question
  164. Hynautic steering by Teleflex???
  165. Bazooka Tubes
  166. water pressure
  167. prop selection 2550 sx
  168. intake manifolds?
  169. Optima Battery & Battery Box
  170. quick dash upgrade
  171. drive showers
  172. procharger temps
  173. What number drive is this?
  174. Repair time from mechanic?
  175. Rich at startup
  176. Trailer Repair
  177. K&N filters and the Coast Guard..
  178. Bravo 1 top cap oil leak
  179. My new AFR heads
  180. Gas Tank Installation??????
  181. More Bravo I help!
  182. Antisiphon Checkball - is it nessessary?
  183. Keelguard For 24 Baja Outlaw
  184. 1997 7.4 300hp?
  185. Need help choosing a motor....
  186. Cutting Aluminum- some tricks!!
  187. Cam and speed question: Merc 370 HP-454 in Scarab III 34'
  188. Powdercoating throttles
  189. motor cuts out or dies at high rpm's
  190. Could be hydrolocked ?
  191. water pressure fix?
  192. TRS Rear Mount Seized
  193. starter problems
  194. Guessitimate This HP
  195. Lower Y Exhaust Pipes (Bull Horns)
  196. Oil And Filter
  197. Prefered Spark Plugs?
  198. engine alignment
  199. 502 efi's rebuild longblocks repower ??
  200. bravo/alpha props
  201. Harmonic Balancer won't "pop off"
  202. Lift Extensions
  203. Merc 5.0L Carbon Fouling
  204. Cabin Door alignment
  205. Which drive?
  206. Temporarily patching holes under waterline?
  207. Superchaeger?
  208. Best way to cut gel coat?
  209. Schubeck roller lifters
  210. 95 502 efi vapor lock??
  211. Main cap bolt with windage tray extension
  212. imco hyd steering
  213. Engine Oil Cooler Size
  214. Trim Tab Indicator Lights Not Working????????
  215. Transom assy. gasket/o-ring
  216. Alpha hinge pins
  217. Help - need set of Ferrea F2121P Valves
  218. Trim Ram Bushings
  219. Trailer Questions (2 part)
  220. Shift Cable Bellow
  221. Removing Bottom Paint
  222. Tank selector switch
  223. Pressure gauge off the raw water pump?
  224. Tbolt ignition module
  225. Alpha 1 gen 1 Gimbal
  226. Prop Size, Pitch & # of blades!!!
  227. Outboard(s) tuneup....need help!!!!
  228. info on n/a engines what cam
  229. Interco trailer axel trouble
  230. AZ Speed & Marine
  231. IMCO SC upper vs. XR upper
  232. 4BBL Carburetor Choke
  233. VDO Gauges Contact?
  234. Adequate oil pressure?
  235. Baja thoughts
  236. Dyno 200 questions HP500
  237. Calling.....z.zuperboat
  238. 454 fuel system compatable?
  239. Leaky Hatch fix?
  240. Velvet Drive oil cooler fittings
  241. Trs gimbal ringswivel pin?
  242. Prop thoughts
  243. Upgrades for 415HP Merc.
  244. Motor Break In
  245. Reducing carb from 750cfm to 650cfm?
  246. 496 for sale
  247. carb to efi conversion
  248. bravo 1
  249. Alpha 1 Gimbal Ring Replacement
  250. can i determine cam with out teardown?
  251. fuel injection conversion, what's bets for the $
  252. Does anyone know this engine?
  253. Looking for St. Louis area properly handeling Super Duty for temporary tire swap.
  254. Plumbing, Stainless Marine
  255. 496 Mag Ho Oil?
  256. What are the1995 500HP cam specs
  257. Bottom
  258. Preparing for spring
  259. Outboards and STP, Carbuerator cleaner & octane booster.
  260. Size & pitch questions???
  261. 500 HP Lifters
  262. aluminum heads
  263. Anyone reccomend a book on how to weld
  264. Fuel / HP curve for 454 mag
  265. Gil exhaust question
  266. Osmosis - hull blisters?
  267. Procharged engine temp
  268. Arizona Speed & Marine 625 HP engine
  269. Fiberglass Air Scoop
  270. Blue Lighting Boats of Fort Myers?
  271. Engine submerged in water?
  272. What drive ratio & prop??
  273. Need a GAS TANK built
  274. Corsa Exhaust
  275. Intake/carb swap
  276. HELP, yanked distributor...timing timing timing
  277. whipple stage 2
  278. 496 HO Exhaust Plate
  279. MSD problems
  280. x-dim
  281. Fuel Tank?????????
  282. Bravo Question
  283. Arneson rocker plates/tabs
  284. who makes custom lenth trim hoses
  285. How does this 502 look for a marine application?
  286. merlin heads
  287. module
  288. Ignition Module
  289. mercruiser wiring schmatic for guages
  290. 496 ho manifold
  291. 502 MAG. piston cc specs.
  292. Matching powder coated paint ??
  293. TRS Tranny woes
  294. rod/stroke ratio
  295. carb reliable?
  296. whats the trick?
  297. Will XR Drives fit on a ?
  298. exhaust flappers
  299. (truck) noisy rear end
  300. MSD Ignition
  301. Bravo Gear Drive Ratio
  302. 502 Gen VI and Water Reversion
  303. head stud sealer.
  304. ECM Recalibration
  305. procharged HP500 fuel pressure not coming up with boost.long post
  306. EFI fuel pumps??????
  307. best gear lube.
  308. Alpha u-joints
  309. 525 efi pricing question
  310. Fel pro gaskets
  311. fuel injector ?
  312. Ignition questions
  313. Bravo vs. Mirage
  314. Need Trim Tab Parts?
  315. Question on Arneson Drives
  316. Alpha Drive Lube Capacity?
  317. Throttle Update
  318. Alternator current output
  319. Adding lower external tie bar - Tips?
  320. Merlins and new valves.
  321. Re-Painting Sidevents
  322. DONE! What a relief.
  323. Engine Break-In
  324. Float Coat?
  325. Audio question...
  326. Need help with bottom paint!
  327. Mirage conversion to ACCLERATOR
  328. Eddie marine switchable exhaust for 496 h.o.
  329. drive lock key lost
  330. Replacing Valve Springs
  331. Trs Limits?
  332. "plastic" prop hubs
  333. Short vs Tall risers on gil
  334. Stat Housing ???
  335. 31 SCARAB twin step
  336. HP500EFI rebuild questions
  337. Leaking dipstick tube.
  338. Stringer check and hull
  339. Top-end rebuild. What else?
  340. bravo Question
  341. Alpha Drive Question
  342. Seacast Questions
  343. Bravo 1 education needed
  344. Need Help With Merc O/b Trim Assmbly
  345. Drives drives drives, all about drives....
  346. what are the best full time mufflers .......
  347. Sale on Innovative Marine showers
  348. A list of oil filters that fit 502MAG & 496HO
  349. Spring Check
  350. layup
  351. dart 308 haeds anyone use them
  352. Bravo Gimbal Ring Repair
  353. L-18 intake conversion from Arizona Speed
  354. Need Help..lower unit carrier nut????????
  355. excuseee me!!!
  356. need a new valve spring manufacture...
  357. whipple intercooler
  358. Aluminum fuel tanks: paint them?
  359. Mercury "Vengeance" Prop
  360. OK, now what???
  361. OT: 98 F250 charging problem
  362. best oil and grade for pro charged carborated hp500?
  363. Bottom Paint??
  364. Aeromotive fuel pump A1000 same as paxton?
  365. Revolution Marine exhaust OK?
  366. malstrom 32
  367. Cable Covers for rigging a new Merc OB
  368. Which pan gasket for GEN V 502?
  369. Bronze/Brass impeller housing for Gen V/VI water/fuel pump assembly??
  370. Plywood (Seat) Question???
  371. desktop dyno Einsteins
  372. Memphis "Belle" audio amplifier
  373. Houston Prop store hours
  374. 7.4mpi wiring ecm plug
  375. Procharger pully rubs on housing(Snout)
  376. minor gel coat repair? small chips etc...
  377. air filter for procharger
  378. calling on Traviss
  379. 500hp valve springs
  380. Blistering facts
  381. prop hubs
  382. Trim pump won't hold up
  383. Bottom Paint Or Wax
  384. Hey Blower Motor Guys!:How Many Hours Are You Getting Out of Your Heads??
  385. Question anyone have a used 10k lift?
  386. Stellings Tailpipes
  387. Bravo One stress test
  388. New Motor Wiring, need photos
  389. Drive grea lube
  390. WHat brands of boats have blisters?
  391. Hull Blisters = Use of cheap resins
  392. Alternator pully question.... did I hurt it??
  393. windscreen
  394. wax or finish question
  395. EGT for prochargers
  396. Props
  397. 1.8 Rockers on BBC ?
  398. Fountain boat tests
  399. What are we getting these days?
  400. Maximum Idle RPM
  401. 525sc
  402. horsepower?
  403. Engine coupler balancing
  404. prop for 24 outlaw 540
  405. 900 hours on 454's ?
  406. Counter rotate ?
  407. Call me stupid, but how do you read these paint mixing cups?
  408. Prop Rotation
  409. Bravo XR problems - need feedback
  410. How much steam is too much?
  411. Timing Chain Tightness
  412. Mufflers
  413. help me choose a prop??
  414. How much outdrive oil will I need?
  415. Water leak thru drive?
  416. Removing cockpit carpet glue?
  417. Gear Ratio???
  418. Corsa Muffler Tips???
  419. Rebuilt 502 Mag/EFI with prochargers
  420. 496 HO exhaust
  421. Gaffrig Knock Sensor
  422. CMI Headers
  423. Mercruiser valve spings and head gaskets
  424. Whipple
  425. merc style or headers for 850 hp engine?
  426. Powdercoating in the Chicago Area
  427. Characteristics between single and twin step
  428. Remote oil filter not a good idea?
  429. Best switchable tips...
  430. Hydromotive Propeller Sale
  431. #6 drive question
  432. what prop
  433. Chriscraft STINGER????
  434. merc lifters $$$$$$$
  435. trim tab....top end loss???
  436. Would i be ok with water pressure with this setup?
  437. 330 rebiuld???
  438. best header gasket?
  439. Virgin painter painting questions
  440. 29' fever engine mods
  441. Prop slop
  442. edelbrock alum. heads
  443. Prop Hub
  444. CMI Tailpipes
  445. superchillers
  446. 575 Sc
  447. How do I recess screw heads in metal??
  448. Prochargers for 496 HO's
  449. Crack in bulkhead
  450. HELP!! BAD VIBRATION when turning or trimming
  451. 1994 Stryker Equalizer
  452. Mechanical Fuel Presure gages ??
  453. Condensation at the valve covers
  454. I need a new AM/FM/CD Receiver
  455. TRS-Engine Alignment Procedure
  456. Marine flooring options
  457. Subliminal advertising
  458. bolster seats
  459. First pre-ownded purchase
  460. Hey VOODOO, where are you at now??
  461. small supercharger question????
  462. 100 octane
  463. High Water Pressure
  464. Solenoid
  465. power trim problem
  466. XR Drive Gear Ratios
  467. Consuming oil
  468. Reversion
  469. How difficult and/or expensive is it to disasemble a 86 Alpha One
  470. Steering Slack
  471. Drew Sidewinder Stab.
  472. Who makes the best impeller?
  473. 5 blade GP
  474. merc HP paint
  475. 500EFI fuel presure problems
  476. Alignment tool dimensions??
  477. windshield parts
  478. Help! Sky high fuel pressure
  479. 502 mpi fuel injectors
  480. Shotgun Mufflers Illegal ??
  481. exhaust valves
  482. Baja Sport 280
  483. Best place for a Whipple?
  484. 3" slack in belt?
  485. Difference in prop pitch?
  486. Water in oil
  487. impeller replacement
  488. #6 drive oil change
  489. best prop for 1995 Baja 32 Caliber
  490. Alpha to Bravo help
  491. 5 in. lbs. dial torque wrenches
  492. whipple 575sci upgrade 650hp kit
  493. Jets
  494. Steering pulling suddenly?
  495. is a spring a spring?
  496. Bravo One Won't Trim Up
  497. scarab38
  498. Good deal?
  499. How to Prep/Paint an Outdrive
  500. New 496 aluminum heads