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