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  1. bags or springs
  2. 525sc rebuild
  3. sea foam top end cleaner
  4. Who's right : Merc or Dennis Moore?
  5. Jetting
  6. stainless tips that don't rattle
  7. Engine Compartment
  8. aluminum trailer setup?
  9. Buffing done! How to get old pinstriping off!!
  10. cheap ac
  11. power steering leak
  12. Tailpipe transom grommets
  13. rewiring batteries
  14. Bravo One question
  15. how do you take alpha drives take off
  16. How much HP is enough
  17. Two ways to make more power with a CENTRIFUGAL SUPERCHARGER
  18. Bravo1 vs Bravo 3
  19. identifying an alpha gen1 lower
  20. Formula 271 extension box
  21. plugged bypass/ filter bypass ?
  22. engine mount measurements
  23. valve seat pressure
  24. Holley Jetting Problem
  25. Water flow difference - Close-cooled 600's?
  26. Exhaust System Choices
  27. Procharger install ( Update )
  28. Need some Ford help!
  29. 454 water pump?
  30. 99 32'fever502MPI Header info
  31. Transom rot...
  32. fuel pump
  33. Valve Covers & Air Breathers
  34. gimble ring bearings,Adjustment?
  35. Trim pump flushing
  36. Trim Indicator Replacement or Fix???
  37. Starter slave Solenoid
  38. 500HP Carb Specs
  39. Need gen 6 oil bypass info.
  40. rebuilding question
  41. 7.4 MPI serging @ idle and cold
  42. head gasket???
  43. 525SC Intake Manifold????
  44. Metal in Outdrive Oil
  45. who made this boat?
  46. drilling in fiberglass
  47. Fiberglass repair
  48. instaling valve springs
  49. OT- 98 Chev truck transmission question
  50. Hydraulic Steering on Formula 311
  51. ??? on Imco shorties & Drive toe-out
  52. Imco extension boxes for 38 Nor-Tech?
  53. Installing Switchable Mufflers
  54. Make a 496HO louder??
  55. How not to install an engine
  56. buffing wax brand and buffer style?
  57. MPI manifold, on Aluminum head
  58. Compass Correction - Fluxgate?
  59. G.M. 502/502 Mag New Service Longblock (502HP)
  60. GM Head Bolt Question
  61. vhf question
  62. head gasket help
  63. K C baja, about your Mirage +
  64. OT - 3/4Ton Avalanche lifter noise
  65. ????'s for IMCO shortie users
  66. kaama drives
  67. Looking For A 502 Short Block
  68. reversion ???
  69. how much play on gimbal ring?Bravo 1
  70. 8.1 liter with 4:10 or 3:73 ??
  71. Alternators AMP's
  72. Whipple and AZ Speed & Marine
  73. Bravo install HELP!Can't slide it in???
  74. drive reservoir overflowing
  75. Intake valve length? Merlins...
  76. Correct heat range on plugs
  77. merc power steering?
  78. Dominator problem
  79. stern drive-to-bell housing
  80. XS Performance - THANK YOU!!!
  81. lathem steering - too hot
  82. Mirage Plus prop cost? Labbed price?
  83. Help! Motor Mounts Out Of Whack!!!
  84. Merc Trans Drive Plate
  85. Serial # for late model 454 Mag MPI ??
  86. Bravo 1 unit won't go down
  87. Carbon Fiber Panels
  88. Small Block Chevy Cam Selection ??
  89. Powerquest 185xlt want to go faster
  90. 70's Merc Outboard
  91. Checking timing on Carb 500hp
  92. Oil Filter for 500EFI ??
  93. hp 500 cam
  94. Trim Tabs
  95. Pitch/Dia/Ears/RPM Factors
  96. fuel consumption
  97. will not start
  98. Kodiak brakes...
  99. driveline vibration
  100. best gauges boost & pressure ???
  101. Who Did Rigging 45' Texas Thunder / Aronow
  102. 2 speed transmissions??
  103. MPI Ignition Timing
  104. need pics of skater with 15" motors
  105. kaama drives on V bottom
  106. 40 foot performer how much hp to plane?
  107. Tranny Leak.....Somewhere?
  108. Hydraulic hose
  109. blower/supercharger may cause addiction...
  110. Cool Fuel Cover???
  111. My Insta-Trim hose is HUGE!!!
  112. Weiand 256 Blowers Help
  113. Formula Silent Thunder exhaust
  114. 502 EFI to Carb Conversion
  115. gen 6 flywheel /reversible gear
  116. Best size for 6x9 speaker box?
  117. Show me your plumbing!Hey Krumbsnatcher!!
  118. Prop experts challenge
  119. whats the rpm on a 502?
  120. Oil temp sender - alarm and gauge
  121. Tow vehicule advice
  122. Horizon vs Merc?
  123. 330 hp 454 lost freeze plug over winter
  124. BB Exhaust Manifold Decision Help~~~
  125. Need Borgwarner shift linkage
  126. Hp500 Intake
  127. Torque SPecs
  128. having idle problem with this cam
  129. Oil To Use? TRIM PUMPS
  130. lifter problem
  131. Trim Actuators
  132. New one to me
  133. Fresh 502 MPI start up issue
  134. Help with outboard water pickup
  135. Water pressure question
  136. XR or XZ Drives ??
  137. ?? Stereo speaker switch OFF/ON
  138. Dual inlet on water/ fuel separetor
  139. power steering???
  140. 1:36 and 3 Blade 25s, Why?
  141. Plumbing a ITS box
  142. Sportmaster or IMCO shorties
  143. Will the AFR 357cc heads work well???
  144. Latham hydralic steering question
  145. 525SC Specs
  146. OT: 5.4L Ford 1715 Micro tuner
  147. silent choice
  148. HP 500 (stock) overheating
  149. Sun Pad Lift
  150. Rtech Supercooler for HP500EFI
  151. bravo pitot block
  152. 2 stroke oil
  153. 1998 baja 24 outlaw se windscreen...
  154. Testing Exaust Man
  155. Head Poll
  156. Can someone delete?
  157. hp 500 cam upgrade ?
  158. Another Oil Question
  159. Engine alignment is off?
  160. Orange Helmets
  161. Dual Cable Steering Attachment
  162. Replacing Motor .....
  163. 540 vs 578 or 598
  164. Best way to seat new rings.
  165. Stereo through bolting
  166. More questions about reversion and exhaust
  167. Bravo Drive oil replacement - What is the factory recommended service interval?
  168. Best place to get exhaust tips w/ internal flappers?
  169. Liquid Filled Speedo
  170. Sparkplug Question
  171. Bravo one Gimbal Bearing
  172. Vapor lock?
  173. internal exhaust flappers...replacement ?
  174. One cool riser, one warm riser...
  175. K-Plane Cylinder
  176. 500EFI Serpentine Belt
  177. BBC Fuel pump clearance...has this happened to you?
  178. AN fittings help
  179. Diagnosing noise in valve train.
  180. PROCHARGER BELT aliegn,how close to perfect?
  181. Rotted Transom
  182. boat runs the stops
  183. Bravo I Question
  184. nose cone install?
  185. Check-ball valve in fuel line?
  186. Boat Floater
  187. K&N Arrestors Make Power or Not?
  188. 351 idling rough, help me OB1
  189. Removing controls???
  190. Shotgun Muffler Noise
  191. maximum valve lift (coil bind question)
  192. Question on the new Bravo lowers
  193. houston prop ???
  194. IMCO Dual Ram steering problem
  195. Need prop Diameter help
  196. Re: Hatch leaking
  197. l29 vortec questions
  198. Re: Advice on a cooling system problem
  199. HEI module
  200. Fuel Sending unit replacement issues
  201. hull-deck adhesive
  202. Paint for Engine Bay
  203. New oil congeal - what is it?
  204. Manifold gasket question
  205. Overheating 502 Magnum MPI
  206. oil temperature sending unit
  207. New Shocks
  208. Marine Ply Wood ????
  209. single back fire on start up
  210. TRS Drive installation
  211. Ignition Module??
  212. Fuel line and Prss Fittings needed
  213. 525sc supercharger
  214. Alarm Buzzer
  215. Where is my speed???on my cobra 860
  216. K-Planes battery fuse??
  217. Surface Drive Question
  218. Exhaust Flapper question
  219. rpm/sync question
  220. 1999 502MPI timing question?
  221. Update on engine need more advice
  222. replacing springs in hp500
  223. 1999' 502MPI timing question?
  224. 454 / 330HP What Can Be Done ?
  225. K-Plane hoses?
  226. pumping problem
  227. Pick me a set of Heads
  228. Vinyl Repair
  229. Carb Spacers ?
  230. Trailer Axles
  231. Stellings Products--How to Find Specs
  232. Anybody ever get a PFM EFI really dialed in?
  233. Replacing Alpha water pump today....
  234. Tilt/trim correct hose?
  235. Water/Fuel Pump Gas in Cam Area
  236. Paging Drillit
  237. Sea Water pump
  238. just off dyno
  239. stock 454 intake?
  240. Mercruiser Silent Choice
  241. not shifting into reverse
  242. security alarms
  243. Zero Effort Rebuild
  244. Flywheel interchange?
  245. 1/2" drives toe out
  246. trailer axle spindle question
  247. MercTrans II. Oil type?
  248. 540 question
  249. Reinventing the wheel (Prop)
  250. 502 Mag Mpi Oil Pressure At Cruise
  251. 13/14ths (Parts down the Engine) Help
  252. stern drive
  253. no oil pressure
  254. Looking for leaks ...
  255. Teague Custom XR's vs. XR's
  256. Volvo Penta 290 Trim Help
  257. Trailer Tires
  258. Oil Filter for Mercruiser Remote Kit SBC
  259. Procharger
  260. bad power pack?
  261. Weber 4 Barrel Carburetor
  262. How Hot Is To Hot (oil Temp)
  263. Battery Switch? Sumthin' ain't right...
  264. Looking for 540 EFI or CARB?
  265. Interesting OEM 522 Whippled EFI engine build.
  266. Freeze Plugs In Gill Manifolds ?
  267. windshield foam
  268. skaterfast
  269. spark plugs for pro charged hp 500?
  270. Vents
  271. Looking for info from '$500.00 Hyd Steering thread'
  272. dt85 power loss
  273. Paging Cuda
  274. Intake gaskets ??'s Do these really work, or just snake oil.
  275. Cam and carb suggestions
  276. Houston prop
  277. spinning & bouncing tachometer
  278. Filterglove. Has anyone used this?
  279. building 540s
  280. Exhaust Manifold Bolts Question
  281. Add extra clutch plates in Merc trans II?
  282. How do I get the motor in?!
  283. skater 24
  284. Vibration at Speed
  285. Bow Stop for Catamaran Trlr - Where can you get these???
  286. Need Help With Prop Size
  287. 502 mpi/bravo xr OR 496ho with bravo x?
  288. Compression #'s and blowby
  289. Lowered Dulley
  290. ASM computer/ injector package
  291. Scan tool timing set
  292. Difference between bravo 1 drive and bravo 1X drive ??
  293. Standard Mercury Throttle Replacement
  294. Difference between drives
  295. re-torque the heads
  296. Dodge Hemi
  297. Supertech Oil
  298. Sniff...Sniff...Ka-Boom
  299. Question for HOUSTONPROP
  300. Crank Question?
  301. Fuel usage 575's
  302. Water Temp / Oil Pressure warning alarm
  303. Bravo Drive Trouble- need answers
  304. Merc Scan-Tool in Sarasota
  305. CMI Headers
  306. Fuel Pressure Sending Units
  307. Xmd-3????
  308. Sealer Over New Teak Oil?
  309. original carb on SBC 260hp
  310. new throttle& shifter cables
  311. suzuki dt85 power loss
  312. pulley sizes
  313. Bought a raw water pump kit, but....
  314. Purple carbon fiber?
  315. World heads
  316. Motor idling fast after exhaust & plug change?
  317. 3 qts. of drive oil. Where did it go?
  318. 1 or 2 coats of wax
  319. surface drive propeller ?
  320. Best Merc 2.5's?
  321. Graphics
  322. Engine rebuild or replace ?
  323. 454 Carb
  324. Best way to remove gaskets
  325. Cylinder numbers?
  326. ProCharger Question? on 1999 454/502 MAG engine
  327. #3 to #6 swap
  328. Fuel Pressure Problems
  329. Water in drive oil?
  330. Has anyone used Revolution marine exhaust?
  331. alpha lowers
  332. Twead for covering on cushions in cuddy.
  333. Whipple question???
  334. Setting Valves on SBC
  335. Fuel line headaches. What can I do?
  336. Flame Arrestor Filters- COOL!!
  337. Help, Can't get my dist. rotor off!
  338. prop experts....mich wheel rapture vs mirage
  339. Royal Purple
  340. HoustonPropeller back on board Monday
  341. where can i get a pulley
  342. Xantrex Battery Chargers
  343. Aqua Buff
  344. Llooking for alternative to TRS drives
  345. Re-Painting an Outdrive question
  346. Installing a Merc Remote Oil Filter Kit
  347. I got some water in my oil - what should I do?
  348. Bravo Question
  349. Cd changer/ amp in engine compartment
  350. How much engine damage did I do?
  351. How many quarts of oil in a #6
  352. drives
  353. Need Carb advice
  354. Disc brake conversion
  355. sbc heads
  356. which Pwr steer brkt for Procharger??HELP
  357. Problem with IMCO dual ram steering
  358. SET-UP HELP/ V bottom w/outboards
  359. Tri Sonic
  360. fuel pump relay?
  361. Gaffrig RedLine Temp Guage
  362. where's the best place to mount Regulator
  363. fuel pressure sending unit.
  364. Need Help with exhaust gaskets for SBC Vortec Heads
  365. whats a better block? World or Dart
  366. Anyone Using Psi Blowers
  367. Big Block Chevy Intake decision
  368. Trailer Bunks
  369. 2000 500HP Carb
  370. ID Oil Pan
  371. Pinging under medium to heavy throttle
  372. Need LOTO Area Powdercoater
  373. New cockpit flooring?
  374. Air in Trim Tab Pumps
  375. 25' with 250 Mercury OB
  376. Set-up help w/outboards
  377. wiring sch. for 29 fountain 1990,help,short?
  378. Whose drive reservoir foams and whose doesn't???
  379. Sea Strainers????????
  380. best spot to visit?
  381. Jetting/tuning For Procharger setup
  382. TrimTabs Question
  383. 540 whipple compatability
  384. Holley 3310-S
  385. Flame arrestor on procharger
  386. Finally got it started now it knocks
  387. SBC valve guide/seal leakage?
  388. Need new Dipstick...An Oil one
  389. Bravo XR questions
  390. pulleys
  391. Valve Job
  392. Recessed Holders
  393. rev marine drive resorvoirs
  394. Repower to 350 MAG MPI
  395. 525sc Oil Coolers
  396. Sunstream Floatlift's??
  397. 8mm blower belt change?
  398. Mercury 575 problem resolved!
  399. #1 tip to add to your spring checklist
  400. High speed eyewear
  401. Stingray Cuddy 20 ft.
  402. EGT's ,,,why so many diff. #'s??what's hot
  403. Flywheel Housing Question
  404. Exhaust Noise Limit?
  405. amsoil bypass filter
  406. Exhaust Bellows vs Tube
  407. Air-Dock boat lift
  408. new headers
  409. Drive Upgrade on a charged HP500
  410. Rocker Change
  411. Relocating oil filter
  412. Gil / Merc HP500 Manmifold Freeze Plugs
  413. This doesnt seem right
  414. perma cool fuel filter #81794 hi flo
  415. Sticking Exhaust Solenoid
  416. 502 MPI intake
  417. Bad temp Gauge (attn 97BossHammer)
  418. Gaffric controls adjustment??
  419. Cigarette Swim platform
  420. Water temp sender/Oil pressure sender?
  421. Cleaning and Painting drives and boxes
  422. mercruiser inboard engine doesn't want to go foward
  423. Maximum stroke in a 427 tall deck block?
  424. Re-plumbing for center rise manifolds?
  425. high volume water sep/filter??prochargr
  426. Another 540 Cam Thread?
  427. small oil leak?
  428. ARGH!! Rods hitting cam! What canI do?
  429. Need help with SBC Vortec Springs.
  430. S/B rod clearance?
  431. 454 mag
  432. Manifold pressure gauge
  433. raising the riser
  434. Distributer Problem
  435. Boat Audio
  436. Msd Rev Limiter With Tb5
  437. too embarrassed to ask
  438. 1.36 vs 1.50 Bravo One
  439. New Carb
  440. Will 2000 bravo lower fit a 1996-1998 bravo upper?
  441. Pulley hits new water pump.
  442. bell housing hinge pins
  443. Need 1996-1998 Bravo Lower...Help?
  444. 302 to 5.0 engine swap
  445. 350 mag won't start after new plugs
  446. Gen VI block, Mark IV heads....???
  447. spark plugs/high tension leads?
  448. multi viscosity motor oil
  449. Amsoil 75/90 in the drive
  450. Old Fire extinguishers
  451. Marine transmissions which ones?
  452. L-29 Vortec heads
  453. Polyester gel over marine tex
  454. What do you know about #3/3A drives?
  455. Oil Change Question
  456. Need help selecting an on-board battery charger
  457. beaten to death oil topic
  458. Looking for pump to change oil
  459. fuel lines?
  460. cooling/heating ac unit
  461. k plane size on 35 fountain late model
  462. Trim Tab Help Needed
  463. Fuel pump cam lobe excessive ware???
  464. Removing Bravo One
  465. Americn Offshore 2600 ???
  466. IMCO valves - best prices?
  467. Bravo 1 HP Gimbal Question
  468. prop work
  469. Need A Bbc Recirc. Pump Pulley
  470. Water reversion with Crane 741 cams
  471. Upstate NY boaters
  472. rev limiter
  473. BB Chevy heads
  474. where does the rev limiter live?Module?
  475. paper thin bravo
  476. edelbrock performer 2.0
  477. Removing # 6 Drive Spacers
  478. some problems twin 454 wellcraft
  479. 2 Charged 383 instead of 2 x 454 ?
  480. Who Rebuilds Marine Carbs?
  481. Droupy Drives
  482. Best Cam For A Mark 4 Bbc?
  483. Horn Sounding
  484. Merc 454 MPI dead in water
  485. 1990 454Magnum Locked Up?
  486. Whipple Intercooler comparision
  487. Is the cam change worth it?
  488. Lifters Lifters Lifters
  489. 502 Mag Hp
  490. Harmonic Balancer Bolt Torque?
  491. Calcium/scale
  492. Pros/Cons of a cleaver prop?
  493. ss windshield 382 fastech
  494. Billet Shifter Drive?
  495. soft transom!
  496. Roller cams, cons.....pros???
  497. Compression Readings on 454, 330hp
  498. Looking for belt drive pwer transmission parts
  499. water pressure sender, elec or mech?
  500. sealing transom opening