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  1. Oval port or rectangular port intake???
  2. Anyone else blow apart a drive saver for a Stellings box
  3. Engine Flush on tear down????
  4. Cabin Heater usinf FW cooling?
  5. Flushing drive pumps
  6. Winterizing the HP525
  7. 140 merc
  8. Houstonprop, update please
  9. K-Plane disassembly
  10. Dry Sump Systems
  11. 241 Liberator Help?
  12. Boating with a Full Moon
  13. Engine Coatings
  14. Carbbed 500HP fyel Pump
  15. 1988 454 Mag Specs ?
  16. Trolley to remove/refit B-1 drive
  17. inner transom plate installation?
  18. Anyone Used Crane Marine Ignition Module?
  19. low water pick ups
  20. Magnesium anode for TRS
  21. Mercury HP 525 Water Pressure
  22. Miniature Unlimited Hydroplane
  23. Winterizing-Alpha Drive Question
  24. When to change Valve Springs
  25. desktop dyno my 400smblocks please/revised
  26. V.D.O gauges
  27. Anodes ???
  28. Speedo Help
  29. blowing drive oil
  30. Anybody Know Where To Look??
  31. 2 Bolt or 4 Bolt mains??
  32. boost & rpm
  33. OK to Boost?
  34. Transom assembly wires??
  35. Trim Pumps and Fluid Viscosity.
  36. Bravo I Trim Issues - Ideas?
  37. ended up limping home DOH!! what the f-?
  38. What's the deal withthe 524 CID...
  39. Bravo one top cap chalked w/ shower...?
  40. ProCharger refresh question...
  41. outboard prop on speedmaster
  42. Bottom Paint Removal
  43. carburetor air screws
  44. What Spark Plugs do you Use?
  45. HP525 EFI Dyno Numbers
  46. Gale Banks Cam
  47. Blown or NA?
  48. will running rich result in smoke
  49. Two Drives/Props off Single Engine
  50. Servicing a 575SCI blower
  51. hp500 valve spring job?
  52. What are your thought's on changing this Triple to a Staggered?
  53. Gear oil out of the water pickup?
  54. Age old 454 hop-up question
  55. B&M Blower Question
  56. Goofy fluid change question....
  57. alpha drives magnet
  58. 502 MPI - Redline on the Volts Gauge... Help.?
  59. Repairing bolt holes in transom
  60. Procedure for removing the engine and trans
  61. hey checkmate454mag,thankyou rmbuilder
  62. 383 Strokers?
  63. Efi - Bank to Bank or Sequential?
  64. Need Help 500efi
  65. Turbine Dilemma
  66. Merc Racing Blue Paint
  67. God hates me, that's what it is!!! Now what do I do???
  68. drive alignment problem
  69. how do i winterize 350 mag
  70. Correct Oil Filter P/N
  71. Transom replacement
  72. hp500 remote oil filter and cooler ?
  73. Convert manual racing steering to power?
  74. RH or LH rotation
  75. rubber treated exhaust flapper
  76. Timming?
  77. home made swimplatform? is it worth doing.
  78. Changing Outdrive Oil
  79. Engine coolant for 496HO
  80. what can i drop in????
  81. desk top dyno my 400sb please
  82. Drive break-in?
  83. Need a Merc Part Number
  84. Feedback on new Bravo X Drives 6:50 ratio
  85. Stellings drive shaft problems
  86. 1978 Cigarette 35' Mistress Project-Engine Rebuild Questions
  87. Merc Or Omc
  88. 575 fuel consumption
  89. How many hours before a rebuild?
  90. Carnage! Tear down of 385ci sbc
  91. on line prop calculater
  92. timing "bounce" with v6 module?Normal?
  93. Hydromotive Guad4X vs Bravo 1
  94. upgrading stock Gen V 502 Mag's ???
  95. 35 Executioner w/ T-496HO's, Props??
  96. Got A Pair Of 496 Mags For Sale
  97. Checking electric brake controller
  98. Bravo one questions
  99. Timing?
  100. Part #'s for Merc 500 carb
  101. hoss props
  102. carb jetting
  103. Why did my 496HO blow @4400 RPM
  104. Best head gaskets and bearings for BBC
  105. Removing K Planes
  106. Lab props - Is it better to start with a bigger pitch or smaller pitch?
  107. Extention boxes/X-dimension on 31' Scarab?
  108. Mark IV block & Gen V heads - Who has done this? Please read.
  109. Prop Experts Please Take a look
  110. Cometic head gaskets
  111. Hyd. Steering advice
  112. Powdercoating Ext. boxes and uppers?
  113. water pressure
  114. 22' Baja Hammer, SPEED??
  115. what props are being used on 36 daytonas
  116. Bravo 1 question
  117. TRS/Speedmaster 2, trim cylinder
  118. propeller vs rpm question
  119. 24 Baja SHIFTING with OMC
  120. Merc vs. Volvo??
  121. Help! Developed vibration
  122. Scorpion upgrades
  123. I'ts Official! Rtech Fountain hits 100 MPH GPS
  124. Shorty Gear Box
  125. engine submerged while boat on trailer
  126. Scarab S 30': TRS vs. KAAMA
  127. Selecting a trailer?
  128. Procharger M-1 or M-1sc
  129. 24 Eliminator Daytona
  130. looking for a 3" dia. pulley for Holley 250 blower
  131. Bravo rear anchor pin assy.
  132. Computer whiz?
  133. bravo to arneson surface conv.
  134. Factory fuel tank location
  135. Piston part #
  136. Best Tranny for mercury 6 drives?
  137. trim tabs adj. from throttles ?
  138. procharger aw504 inner cooler pressure drop
  139. Dyno results
  140. Hey, TAZ! Bmax thread..
  141. what would cause?
  142. Bravo 1 shifting hard
  143. Last issue before I can finish up the resto and splash...Trim in handle won't trim up
  144. Anyone know what size blower this is?
  145. Cleaning marine growth from outdrive?
  146. Stern Powr drives?
  147. Crane Hyd. Roller cam breakage
  148. Blower on 24 Eliminator
  149. Stalker cat?
  150. Revolution Marine Exhaust
  151. V-belts
  152. Fuel sender/fuel tank ground?
  153. Rebuilding Alpha drive with aftermarket parts
  154. GPS With speedo attachment
  155. 29' Baja Outlaw Drive/Tab Indicators
  156. TOO LOUD !!!!! possible inexpensive fix
  157. M-3 Prochargers with Intercoolers - How Much $
  158. Drive temps...anyone checking?
  159. What cam for a 500 EFI
  160. Exhaust for a BBC????
  161. Carb recommendation on 454 mag with M-1
  162. Exhaust risers?
  163. 500efi
  164. Need clutch assembly & U Joint for Bravo 1
  165. Bandit 800 SC's???
  166. Electric Brake question
  167. Does suction hose to SW pump need wire??
  168. Anyone rebuild Bravo 1 drives
  169. Anyone rebuild Bravo 1 drives
  170. New ACCLERATORS ON SALE&BRAVO-ONES
  171. Electric Trailer Jack
  172. Merc 600sc?Any Good?
  173. Tuning suggestions
  174. Year of Manufacture of Bravo Thru SN?
  175. Ford Vs Chevy
  176. Darin, did you get my prop?
  177. Closed Cooling
  178. Engine Transportation
  179. startup problem
  180. shifting problem?
  181. inverters
  182. Mercury RS-Drive ??
  183. Stroke, Blower, or Whipple
  184. Procharger M1
  185. serpentine belt
  186. Anyone with Desktop Dyno
  187. Water Jacket Plating?
  188. Anyone with Hydromotive P5X results?
  189. Anyone with 3.5 psi pro-chargers on 496HO?
  190. 468 w/871 blower
  191. Who's blown an outdrive??
  192. Carb 500Hp Maintenance
  193. Grab Rail
  194. How are dry headers set-up and how do they work?
  195. Headers or Manifolds ?
  196. Baja 240 Sport OMC 460 King Cobra Shifting Problem
  197. Exhaust Manifold Question
  198. Prop Manufacture ID
  199. Hot alternator shaft
  200. pressurized sump 454 Horizon
  201. #5 Drive Steering assy. Needed
  202. weeds in lower unit water pick up
  203. prop question
  204. couple of questions
  205. Compass problems ...
  206. Bravo1 How high X with std water intakes?
  207. Supercharging my 365 Mags, What else is needed??
  208. Sporadic overheating/vapor lock?SW pump?
  209. 24 daytona prop tuning
  210. Paint suggestions below the water line!
  211. Last Oil change for the season ....
  212. shuts down when put in gear
  213. 525 sc 1999 any good?
  214. How much more power with a tunnel ram type of intake?
  215. 13 fun cat or 12 foot minihawk
  216. 12' mini hawk
  217. Supercharging - Procharging???
  218. Ford Super Duty drivetrain problems
  219. From props to oil??
  220. Best lubricant for sticky shifters?
  221. Hydraulic steering questions
  222. small block whipple chargers
  223. throttle is hard to push
  224. Merc 440's
  225. Resurface Heads or Not?
  226. Resleeve Merc Pro Max outboard
  227. Pressure test EM's
  228. Heat range on Autolite AP605? HELP?
  229. Bravo 1 G-bearing and u-joint inspection
  230. Gm Zz 572
  231. BBC Merlin Head Questions
  232. water feed for a superchiller
  233. Imco Gatlin Mufflers
  234. Help with GM cam timing events?specs,
  235. KAAMA Drive Parts?
  236. Gil Manifolds
  237. Reasons for using a shorty drive
  238. Are Gaeffric Redline Gauges Accurate
  239. How much power with a two bolt main 454
  240. Crane Hydraulic Roller cam failures
  241. TRS Gear Housing
  242. Propshaft for Bravo
  243. why do blower engines surge at idle?
  244. I need a manifold
  245. Good oil pan for Big Block Chevy's
  246. Help Choose Engine Upgrades
  247. anyone need tall deck parts?
  248. Flywheel expert required
  249. Brand of "87" Gasoline and engine knock issues
  250. Whats The Deal????
  251. high oil temperatures
  252. Help with Gen VI 454 piston rings
  253. 420 Belts, Pulleys, and Idler
  254. old gas
  255. Pyrometers In Gil Exhaust
  256. Home made 525sc for Formula 357
  257. Valves Collide with Pistons ....
  258. Horsepower at crank vs prop
  259. gauge accuracy
  260. What type of plugs are recommended for Merc motors
  261. Gaffrie gauges
  262. Is the coupler pattern same as clutch?
  263. 502EFI missing / sometimes
  264. Trailer Question
  265. More HP for 420Hp
  266. Can Not Figure It Out,,Please Help
  267. 502 overheating! Help!!!
  268. What does it cost to freshen up Merc 575's?
  269. tall deck long blocks
  270. Closed Cooling Leaks
  271. Cam Timing Question
  272. Spindle replacement?
  273. 575SCI TPS issues?
  274. Diference Btwn a 3 and a 3a drive?
  275. how long at what rpm
  276. Odd 575SCI and tachometer problem
  277. horsepower happy: How much?
  278. Water in Hydraulic Oil
  279. Did I blow a trans?
  280. Changing gelcoat color?
  281. Who makes this Trim Tab?
  282. Electric Bolster not working
  283. trim cylinder hyd line leaking
  284. alarm going off
  285. Drive Vibration?
  286. 502 Mag EFI vs TBI
  287. 502MPI with low oil pressure
  288. MPI Wire Harness
  289. High Oil Pressure - Help!!!!!!
  290. Will thunderbolt 5 ign. work in a IV??
  291. won't come out of the water
  292. OMC 460 Cobra exhaust risers
  293. Gear change in Bravo??
  294. More Horsepower Please
  295. Whats A Good Rpm Range?
  296. How common are gelcoat cracks in a boat?
  297. Powder Coat Drive ?
  298. question on Merc alarm system
  299. Dart vs Merlin
  300. Oil for 525EFI
  301. I Recommend Teague Marine
  302. Engine modification
  303. Want to swap Bravo III for I or Blackhawk
  304. Check both drives while repairing bad one?
  305. Rebuilding a 28' Apache?!?!?!
  306. Air Pump For 1991 Corsa Mufflers???
  307. Mercruiser EFI
  308. Navigation Equipment Recommendations?
  309. Class Rules for A-Class in mid-1990's?
  310. Mercury 496 Mag HO question
  311. Broken Cavitation Plate
  312. Mild Horsepower
  313. Plumbing a mech fuel presure gage?
  314. Milling heads and notching bores
  315. CMI braided hose question
  316. Engine doesn't start. (454 MAG Stock)
  317. Attention KAAMA drive experts!! Need prop help
  318. Best Drive tow in or out settings
  319. Too small of cam?
  320. bravo1 lower gearcase VS. rock pile...... help
  321. How hard to change low water pickups to regular?
  322. Need 7.4 Long Block
  323. Rebuild or upgrade components 454 HP420???
  324. 502 carb jetting
  325. 502 Long Block $$
  326. Stelling
  327. 502 MPI VST Check
  328. master blaster
  329. LH prop on a RH drive?
  330. Looking for Alpha Inner and Outer Transom assembly and complete Alpha drive
  331. Mirage Vs Mirage Plus.
  332. prop suggestions ?
  333. HP500carb/Max power RPM
  334. Solution for Head Gasket troubles- Blown or N/A
  335. Oildyne pumps
  336. weber carb rebuild?
  337. where do you guys buy parts for a tune up?
  338. Room at Cumberland for Poker Run
  339. Fooling the computer...fuel & water temp?
  340. 04 29 fountain 575 blown xr is it just me
  341. need 2x V6 or HP modules for ThunderB IV
  342. Salvaging My Sunk Boat- What Should I Save?
  343. clever props
  344. need help finding the right prop
  345. AFR heads: Anyone else interested in buying?
  346. Crusader 502?
  347. Propeller Advise 292 Formula
  348. Fed up with Dominator, any ideas on where I can send it ?
  349. Supercharged Engines of LOTO Shootout
  350. Low water pick up with a nose cone... How about a screen?
  351. Bravo from TRS conversion, What is needed?
  352. Water pressure increased... Help.
  353. #4 cylinder failed 3 times in 3 rebuilds on 502zz
  354. MerCruiser Rev Limiter?
  355. 496 block, What head will fit.
  356. good luck to our friends in Florida
  357. HP500 carbs on a 450HP/454vortec JETS??
  358. zz 502
  359. Houstonprop help, I just smoked my prop
  360. The advantage and disantvantage of mounting engines close
  361. Bending water supply hose
  362. Idle step down kits
  363. Mercruiser 7.4L Harmonic Balancer ??
  364. can I run without flappers in y pipe with crane cam?
  365. TRS Drive Fluid
  366. Bravo XR stuck in FWD??
  367. Has anybody flat spotted roller lifters w/synthetic oil?
  368. How wide is the old style 2.5 cowling
  369. Murphey's Law,oil rings don't fit!!!!!!!!!!!
  370. Status of Shoreline Trailers
  371. Pfaff or Teague or ?
  372. where are flappers located in y pipe?
  373. HELP...One motor burning alot more fuel???
  374. What is oil pan capacity on Mercury Bulldog?
  375. how to tell top ring with NO instructions??
  376. what would a starter tooth sound like?
  377. High HP engines stalling when placed in gear.
  378. speedmaster 3
  379. Popping through the exhaust
  380. This winter's project
  381. 600 lbs less, almost same speed.
  382. stumped on rattle?
  383. Reversion (again)
  384. 502 EFI dying after reaching warmup temps
  385. converting from a bravo1 to a xz
  386. HP500 (carb) Exhaust
  387. supercooler
  388. Who has the BEST dyno?
  389. Transom Mounted 1 1/4 Pickup (pipe)
  390. What Drive 850 HP?
  391. Looking for Upholstery in Houston, Tx
  392. Can anyone help me find a Merc part # f/ 575SCI part?
  393. Dual water pickup with high x demension?
  394. Sending Units
  395. Oil by pass valve GenVI
  396. fair price for m3 prochargers???
  397. Yet another trailer brake thread....
  398. Mpi 502
  399. superchiller for 525sc
  400. Bravo hesitation when shifting into gear????
  401. Clean-up Special
  402. KILL (barnicle)BILL?
  403. Bent Crank ??
  404. Can't get the friggin ink of my sunpad!!!
  405. F/S Bravo 1 24P Prop
  406. Engine remove and replace
  407. Help Crane Cam.what Is It?
  408. Went 96.2 and blew the outdrive
  409. What actually happend when I reversed oil hoses??
  410. Tach Problem
  411. Gimbal Bell Housing Repair....Opinions !
  412. hot off the Mill iol cooler mtg brkts
  413. What props work best on TRS's?
  414. #6 prop loosens
  415. WOT Speed and RPM Loss
  416. Custom Electronic Panels
  417. Drives - Paint or Powder Coat?
  418. Still up in the air about heads
  419. Remote Oil Filter HELP
  420. 500efi spare parts??
  421. Pro's vs Con's...Conventional vs Synthetic
  422. EFI Gueru's
  423. Bravo 1 drive oil change procedure
  424. Top Gun transome angle
  425. Prop advice/5 blade
  426. Rebuilt Engine Help Needed
  427. Mounting of power steering cooler
  428. Anyone ever shorten a flame arrester?
  429. cam choice?
  430. amazing salt vs fresh
  431. speedmaster prop diameter?
  432. x dimension on twins
  433. OK! Ok! Ok!
  434. I need the wirring diagram for a gps speedometer
  435. Mariner Optimax 150 to 175 Upgrade.
  436. need a ZZ502 camshaft.Part#12366543
  437. Repairing Gel coat????????????????????
  438. 502/500hp Through Prop exhaust
  439. Installing MSD Ign.
  440. Guage and supplier of Marine grade wire
  441. Correct prop ?
  442. TRS to Bravo Conversion
  443. Seeking Spare Ignition Module
  444. Procharger pullies
  445. 500HP carb clone
  446. Dirty Drive Oil
  447. Overheating problem
  448. engine pre oiling systems
  449. Needs some help here guys.....
  450. 525sc cam specs
  451. Gaffrig starter lockout switch where...
  452. Carrera 24 fuel tank/removal issue.
  453. MSD high vibration coil
  454. 28 Profile Cat
  455. More HP for HP 500
  456. pro charged 502 mpi w/high oil temp
  457. Lots to Learn!
  458. 496 still poppin at idle????
  459. Merc Silent Choice Problem
  460. Oil Temps / Pan or Cooler?
  461. Cams and Desktop Dyno
  462. HP 500 Missfire and Sputturing
  463. Gil Exhaust Air Pump-Circa 1994?
  464. 708-cubic-inch, all-aluminum engine for marine use
  465. Corsa Captains Call
  466. Houston Prop?
  467. Have Twins And Ya Loose One ?
  468. Converting Wet To Dry Headers
  469. 502 Mag cam change?
  470. TRS Parts
  471. Motor Running Hot...Still.. Circulating Pump?
  472. Can I run my CMI tube top headers dry?
  473. Oil Filter Study
  474. Quick and Quiet too Loud
  475. good outdrive shop around CT/LONG ISLAND area?
  476. Trailer won't back up . . .
  477. Charging system??
  478. Motor Overheated, will a loose hose clamp cause this?
  479. Now What?
  480. Water Circulating Pump--How do I Test
  481. Water pressure gauge conversion to elec.
  482. Bravo XR's?
  483. SC600, PFM,Superchiller kit, wanted
  484. Has anyone changed out a race fairing ...
  485. Add On Hydraulic Steering?
  486. desperately seeking Gen VI flywheel for cast crank 454/502
  487. oil pres. issue, advise needed
  488. Transporting your boats
  489. stupid question
  490. changing throttle/shifter controls
  491. Oil Thermostat
  492. 500 EFI Modifications ???
  493. Need help in determining if this 377 Cubic inch will work in boat
  494. bravo gimbal bearing removal
  495. How Hard Can It Be?
  496. Raylar Upgrade
  497. Engine Knock ...
  498. Paging Glassdave....
  499. Swimplatform options
  500. Motor running too COLD?!