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  1. Pick me a set of Heads
  2. Vinyl Repair
  3. Carb Spacers ?
  4. Trailer Axles
  5. Stellings Products--How to Find Specs
  6. Anybody ever get a PFM EFI really dialed in?
  7. Replacing Alpha water pump today....
  8. Tilt/trim correct hose?
  9. Water/Fuel Pump Gas in Cam Area
  10. Paging Drillit
  11. Sea Water pump
  12. just off dyno
  13. stock 454 intake?
  14. Mercruiser Silent Choice
  15. not shifting into reverse
  16. security alarms
  17. Zero Effort Rebuild
  18. Flywheel interchange?
  19. 1/2" drives toe out
  20. trailer axle spindle question
  21. MercTrans II. Oil type?
  22. 540 question
  23. Reinventing the wheel (Prop)
  24. 502 Mag Mpi Oil Pressure At Cruise
  25. 13/14ths (Parts down the Engine) Help
  26. stern drive
  27. no oil pressure
  28. Looking for leaks ...
  29. Teague Custom XR's vs. XR's
  30. Volvo Penta 290 Trim Help
  31. Trailer Tires
  32. Oil Filter for Mercruiser Remote Kit SBC
  33. Procharger
  34. bad power pack?
  35. Weber 4 Barrel Carburetor
  36. How Hot Is To Hot (oil Temp)
  37. Battery Switch? Sumthin' ain't right...
  38. Looking for 540 EFI or CARB?
  39. Interesting OEM 522 Whippled EFI engine build.
  40. Freeze Plugs In Gill Manifolds ?
  41. windshield foam
  42. skaterfast
  43. spark plugs for pro charged hp 500?
  44. Vents
  45. Looking for info from '$500.00 Hyd Steering thread'
  46. dt85 power loss
  47. Paging Cuda
  48. Intake gaskets ??'s Do these really work, or just snake oil.
  49. Cam and carb suggestions
  50. Houston prop
  51. spinning & bouncing tachometer
  52. Filterglove. Has anyone used this?
  53. building 540s
  54. Exhaust Manifold Bolts Question
  55. Add extra clutch plates in Merc trans II?
  56. How do I get the motor in?!
  57. skater 24
  58. Vibration at Speed
  59. Bow Stop for Catamaran Trlr - Where can you get these???
  60. Need Help With Prop Size
  61. 502 mpi/bravo xr OR 496ho with bravo x?
  62. Compression #'s and blowby
  63. Lowered Dulley
  64. ASM computer/ injector package
  65. Scan tool timing set
  66. Difference between bravo 1 drive and bravo 1X drive ??
  67. Standard Mercury Throttle Replacement
  68. Difference between drives
  69. re-torque the heads
  70. Dodge Hemi
  71. Supertech Oil
  72. Sniff...Sniff...Ka-Boom
  73. Question for HOUSTONPROP
  74. Crank Question?
  75. Fuel usage 575's
  76. Water Temp / Oil Pressure warning alarm
  77. Bravo Drive Trouble- need answers
  78. Merc Scan-Tool in Sarasota
  79. CMI Headers
  80. Fuel Pressure Sending Units
  81. Xmd-3????
  82. Sealer Over New Teak Oil?
  83. original carb on SBC 260hp
  84. new throttle& shifter cables
  85. suzuki dt85 power loss
  86. pulley sizes
  87. Bought a raw water pump kit, but....
  88. Purple carbon fiber?
  89. World heads
  90. Motor idling fast after exhaust & plug change?
  91. 3 qts. of drive oil. Where did it go?
  92. 1 or 2 coats of wax
  93. surface drive propeller ?
  94. Best Merc 2.5's?
  95. Graphics
  96. Engine rebuild or replace ?
  97. 454 Carb
  98. Best way to remove gaskets
  99. Cylinder numbers?
  100. ProCharger Question? on 1999 454/502 MAG engine
  101. #3 to #6 swap
  102. Fuel Pressure Problems
  103. Water in drive oil?
  104. Has anyone used Revolution marine exhaust?
  105. alpha lowers
  106. Twead for covering on cushions in cuddy.
  107. Whipple question???
  108. Setting Valves on SBC
  109. Fuel line headaches. What can I do?
  110. Flame Arrestor Filters- COOL!!
  111. Help, Can't get my dist. rotor off!
  112. prop experts....mich wheel rapture vs mirage
  113. Royal Purple
  114. HoustonPropeller back on board Monday
  115. where can i get a pulley
  116. Xantrex Battery Chargers
  117. Aqua Buff
  118. Llooking for alternative to TRS drives
  119. Re-Painting an Outdrive question
  120. Installing a Merc Remote Oil Filter Kit
  121. I got some water in my oil - what should I do?
  122. Bravo Question
  123. Cd changer/ amp in engine compartment
  124. How much engine damage did I do?
  125. How many quarts of oil in a #6
  126. drives
  127. Need Carb advice
  128. Disc brake conversion
  129. sbc heads
  130. which Pwr steer brkt for Procharger??HELP
  131. Problem with IMCO dual ram steering
  132. SET-UP HELP/ V bottom w/outboards
  133. Tri Sonic
  134. fuel pump relay?
  135. Gaffrig RedLine Temp Guage
  136. where's the best place to mount Regulator
  137. fuel pressure sending unit.
  138. Need Help with exhaust gaskets for SBC Vortec Heads
  139. whats a better block? World or Dart
  140. Anyone Using Psi Blowers
  141. Big Block Chevy Intake decision
  142. Trailer Bunks
  143. 2000 500HP Carb
  144. ID Oil Pan
  145. Pinging under medium to heavy throttle
  146. Need LOTO Area Powdercoater
  147. New cockpit flooring?
  148. Air in Trim Tab Pumps
  149. 25' with 250 Mercury OB
  150. Set-up help w/outboards
  151. wiring sch. for 29 fountain 1990,help,short?
  152. Whose drive reservoir foams and whose doesn't???
  153. Sea Strainers????????
  154. best spot to visit?
  155. Jetting/tuning For Procharger setup
  156. TrimTabs Question
  157. 540 whipple compatability
  158. Holley 3310-S
  159. Flame arrestor on procharger
  160. Finally got it started now it knocks
  161. SBC valve guide/seal leakage?
  162. Need new Dipstick...An Oil one
  163. Bravo XR questions
  164. pulleys
  165. Valve Job
  166. Recessed Holders
  167. rev marine drive resorvoirs
  168. Repower to 350 MAG MPI
  169. 525sc Oil Coolers
  170. Sunstream Floatlift's??
  171. 8mm blower belt change?
  172. Mercury 575 problem resolved!
  173. #1 tip to add to your spring checklist
  174. High speed eyewear
  175. Stingray Cuddy 20 ft.
  176. EGT's ,,,why so many diff. #'s??what's hot
  177. Flywheel Housing Question
  178. Exhaust Noise Limit?
  179. amsoil bypass filter
  180. Exhaust Bellows vs Tube
  181. Air-Dock boat lift
  182. new headers
  183. Drive Upgrade on a charged HP500
  184. Rocker Change
  185. Relocating oil filter
  186. Gil / Merc HP500 Manmifold Freeze Plugs
  187. This doesnt seem right
  188. perma cool fuel filter #81794 hi flo
  189. Sticking Exhaust Solenoid
  190. 502 MPI intake
  191. Bad temp Gauge (attn 97BossHammer)
  192. Gaffric controls adjustment??
  193. Cigarette Swim platform
  194. Water temp sender/Oil pressure sender?
  195. Cleaning and Painting drives and boxes
  196. mercruiser inboard engine doesn't want to go foward
  197. Maximum stroke in a 427 tall deck block?
  198. Re-plumbing for center rise manifolds?
  199. high volume water sep/filter??prochargr
  200. Another 540 Cam Thread?
  201. small oil leak?
  202. ARGH!! Rods hitting cam! What canI do?
  203. Need help with SBC Vortec Springs.
  204. S/B rod clearance?
  205. 454 mag
  206. Manifold pressure gauge
  207. raising the riser
  208. Distributer Problem
  209. Boat Audio
  210. Msd Rev Limiter With Tb5
  211. too embarrassed to ask
  212. 1.36 vs 1.50 Bravo One
  213. New Carb
  214. Will 2000 bravo lower fit a 1996-1998 bravo upper?
  215. Pulley hits new water pump.
  216. bell housing hinge pins
  217. Need 1996-1998 Bravo Lower...Help?
  218. 302 to 5.0 engine swap
  219. 350 mag won't start after new plugs
  220. Gen VI block, Mark IV heads....???
  221. spark plugs/high tension leads?
  222. multi viscosity motor oil
  223. Amsoil 75/90 in the drive
  224. Old Fire extinguishers
  225. Marine transmissions which ones?
  226. L-29 Vortec heads
  227. Polyester gel over marine tex
  228. What do you know about #3/3A drives?
  229. Oil Change Question
  230. Need help selecting an on-board battery charger
  231. beaten to death oil topic
  232. Looking for pump to change oil
  233. fuel lines?
  234. cooling/heating ac unit
  235. k plane size on 35 fountain late model
  236. Trim Tab Help Needed
  237. Fuel pump cam lobe excessive ware???
  238. Removing Bravo One
  239. Americn Offshore 2600 ???
  240. IMCO valves - best prices?
  241. Bravo 1 HP Gimbal Question
  242. prop work
  243. Need A Bbc Recirc. Pump Pulley
  244. Water reversion with Crane 741 cams
  245. Upstate NY boaters
  246. rev limiter
  247. BB Chevy heads
  248. where does the rev limiter live?Module?
  249. paper thin bravo
  250. edelbrock performer 2.0
  251. Removing # 6 Drive Spacers
  252. some problems twin 454 wellcraft
  253. 2 Charged 383 instead of 2 x 454 ?
  254. Who Rebuilds Marine Carbs?
  255. Droupy Drives
  256. Best Cam For A Mark 4 Bbc?
  257. Horn Sounding
  258. Merc 454 MPI dead in water
  259. 1990 454Magnum Locked Up?
  260. Whipple Intercooler comparision
  261. Is the cam change worth it?
  262. Lifters Lifters Lifters
  263. 502 Mag Hp
  264. Harmonic Balancer Bolt Torque?
  265. Calcium/scale
  266. Pros/Cons of a cleaver prop?
  267. ss windshield 382 fastech
  268. Billet Shifter Drive?
  269. soft transom!
  270. Roller cams, cons.....pros???
  271. Compression Readings on 454, 330hp
  272. Looking for belt drive pwer transmission parts
  273. water pressure sender, elec or mech?
  274. sealing transom opening
  275. oil temp sender location ?
  276. HP500 EFI owners - clearance measurement
  277. Need Merc PN
  278. Whipple Charged - fourth season
  279. Mercury hydraulic steering
  280. Block Pressure?
  281. TRS Tranny Question
  282. carpet
  283. Alternative engines
  284. bravo ???
  285. gps/color plotter
  286. Procharger Help needed
  287. upper steering shaft seal
  288. Opinions Wanted
  289. Weight of a Bravo vs a #5
  290. 5-Blades
  291. Donzi 22'and Blackhawk out drive
  292. Regular Power Steering Question
  293. fuel pick-up/check-valve?how to tell
  294. Timing problems - Help before I take a sledge to the motor!
  295. Prop Cavatation Problem
  296. Installing Corsa silent Choice
  297. Out Drive Corrosion Volvo Duo Prop
  298. making a boat offer
  299. Gen IV camshaft end play
  300. Fountain Steering reservoir!
  301. Little crush or compression washers?!?
  302. Gen? Roller?
  303. Stereo wire harness??
  304. Prop question
  305. B/W tranny ?'s
  306. Grease 101
  307. TRS drive oil
  308. motor set too high on stern
  309. DPX Steering Helm
  310. 502 operating water temp
  311. 496HO Surging?
  312. Bravo1 oil capacity w/o reservoirs?
  313. Whose running turbos?
  314. Gimble bearing play
  315. 502 MPI Fuel Pressure
  316. closed cooling
  317. Bravo Drive Noise
  318. Eagle trailer brake question
  319. Bravo transom mounting?
  320. K-plane problem
  321. carb jetting
  322. Bravo Drives
  323. What are these heads?
  324. ssm-v & bulldog500
  325. took out the krytonite for the first time.
  326. Impeller Question
  327. Leaking riser?
  328. Carbed HP500 Cam and valve spring specs
  329. Stainless manifold bolts?
  330. Thermostat
  331. Thunderbolt IV Ignition Coil
  332. How do you install freeze plugs?
  333. New High Performance Mercury Urethane Ram Bushings
  334. Billet pulleys - alignment
  335. Marine circuit breakers
  336. water circulating pump vs. crossovers
  337. Propeller qeustions?
  338. Adjusting Holley 750 Marine Carbs
  339. 434!!!
  340. Chris Craft Stinger Operations/Maintenance Manuels
  341. What Fuel Octane
  342. Help Please With My Mecury....
  343. Merc 575sc's & Mobile 1 15W50
  344. 300hp vortech
  345. Merc "Silent Choice", How Much?
  346. Alternator 4 wire to 2
  347. RM Builder. . .did you get that
  348. corsa muffler tips power restriction ?
  349. MSD coils
  350. Marine Generator Help
  351. Prop suggestions for new 271 power
  352. Internal Flappers replacement??
  353. Power Steering pulley puller
  354. Corsa Flappers
  355. Whipple Charger for a Fountain
  356. Yellow hull stains
  357. Possible bad valv job on SB Vortec heads?
  358. Carb Choice
  359. 496 head gaskets????
  360. Hatch Actuators
  361. Gas Tanks
  362. Which head gasket?
  363. Replacement Exhaust Flappers
  364. SB Fuel Injectors
  365. Merc 900 SC info
  366. trim up, no trim down
  367. Best Earmuffs for Alpha SS
  368. New Drives Or Upgrade Bravos
  369. Engine and Tranny cooler plumbing
  370. ok guys, I am a boater/ biker - got a carb question for you guys...
  371. Custom Lab Finished 5 Blade Props
  372. trim tab mounting
  373. Velvet Drive 72C: Huber or BAM
  374. Whipple and Silent Thunder. Dustin?
  375. bildge cleanup
  376. tall deck spacer
  377. Mercruiser BB Thermostat Housing conversion?
  378. MSD or D.U.I.?
  379. Bravo Drives? 1 Or 3?
  380. Batteries
  381. Filter Mags?
  382. Merc Scan tools
  383. Bravo III vs. Alpha I
  384. Ecm Mefi 3
  385. Conversion to Deisel?
  386. Bravo TOOLS?????
  387. 12v relays - who makes good quality ones?
  388. Paint Spraying Basics
  389. Any Intercoolers for sale
  390. Custom Powder Coated Switch Panel
  391. GEN IV 454 Oil pan
  392. adding fluid to Bravo I
  393. Zero Effort Control Install
  394. Power Coating
  395. water/pressure relief
  396. Adding Third Engine (lower HP) for docking / idle / etc.
  397. Carburated 502 Mags
  398. Multipal battery hook up????
  399. 350 sb more power
  400. Merc T-bolt Ign System..what do I need?
  401. Cruise RPM
  402. IMCO Vs. Stellings extension box..
  403. Power Valve Circuit
  404. Whipple 496 HO
  405. What valve cover will fit ?
  406. New oil cooler
  407. Boost reference Demon Carburator
  408. cam shaft Help!
  409. GIL Headers & Pipes- OSO Auction
  410. stress crack
  411. 496 vs. 496 HO What's the difference?
  412. Looking for Procharger dealers
  413. power steering lines needed
  414. 525 sc blower popping
  415. Water Temp/Pressure problem
  416. Exhaust Sounds
  417. 525SC Pulley Shaft
  418. Trailor
  419. Bravo drive measurement needed
  420. Trainig class
  421. Hp500 Carb Rev Limit
  422. Flame Arrs. for Merc. 6.0's
  423. How to boost reference a Holley
  424. Now where to drain trans cooler line?
  425. compression ratio/vortec 5.7
  426. Hydromotive or mercury maximus
  427. What grit to use on bottom of boat?
  428. Need Bravo I Propshaft!!
  429. SSMs & SSM3A's
  430. Hardin Marine / Gill Exhaust
  431. Capilano Hydraulic Helm Hh5250
  432. Canvas
  433. 496 Leaking Antifreeze
  434. Leak Down Questions
  435. 5.0 mpi to 496 mag ho conversion
  436. Rot. Exactly what is it?
  437. Sandblasting tip for indoors with no mess
  438. Cloyes timing crank sprocket
  439. shift problem on Bravo 1,help
  440. Saltwater Flush ....
  441. Where's the Whipple
  442. Another GEn 4,5,6 question.... Valve covers
  443. Dino vs Synthetic
  444. 454 cam suggestions?
  445. Oil thermostat..can they go bad?
  446. Steering Wanders
  447. Set Idle on Supercharged motor?
  448. Norcross Depth Finder
  449. dumb question -- what is the pad of a boat?
  450. a little help
  451. oso help
  452. Installing angled bezels
  453. Bravo 3 transom assembly differences
  454. wet sanding???
  455. Scarab specs. and general info.
  456. Trim cylinder interchange.
  457. water in fuel
  458. Trim Tab System
  459. Removing silent choice block off plate #?
  460. How do you get Paint to Stick to Aluminum?
  461. Friend bought a boat...questions
  462. What oil do you use for your initial start up on a new motor?
  463. Bottom Paint removal
  464. Mark 4 ,Gen5 and Gen 6 Flywheels for 454
  465. Need a Prop!! Need suggestions!
  466. side vs low water pickup speed diff?
  467. Gen 4,5,6 Flywheel housings same?
  468. Shore Power and A/C installation Cost
  469. Windshield
  470. Where to check oil level
  471. High RPM's On 500 EFI???
  472. Mercury Prop WARNING!!
  473. good lexan for wind screen
  474. Who needs 1600 HP?
  475. 496HO exhaust
  476. Gen 4,5,6 bb dist.... are they the same?
  477. Masterlube Installation ???
  478. Proper Proping for 35 Lightning
  479. $%&#@ Compression fitting..
  480. Low Engine RPM with New Motor
  481. Engine guys- how much room in front of bbc to change cam??
  482. Documenting
  483. XR vs. XZ
  484. engine alignment?
  485. oil filter question
  486. Hynautic steering by Teleflex???
  487. Bazooka Tubes
  488. water pressure
  489. prop selection 2550 sx
  490. intake manifolds?
  491. Optima Battery & Battery Box
  492. quick dash upgrade
  493. drive showers
  494. procharger temps
  495. What number drive is this?
  496. Repair time from mechanic?
  497. Rich at startup
  498. Trailer Repair
  499. K&N filters and the Coast Guard..
  500. Bravo 1 top cap oil leak