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    Welcome to the #1 Buick V-8 Message board on the web! Brought to you by Tri-Shield Performance.
    1. News and Announcements

      Catch the latest news about V8Buick.com
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      Latest: LI Fire Department Cruise Night & Concert LARRY70GS, Jul 21, 2019 at 8:50 AM
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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2019 Contributors list Jim Weise, May 7, 2019
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    3. Suggestions and On-Line Voting.

      Your opinion counts here. Let it be known. We will vote on board changes here. The majority rules!
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    4. Tips On Using The Board

      It is not as complicated as it looks. Ask questions about the site or leave tips here, I got the manual with it!
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    5. Forum Operation Technical Support

      THIS SECTION IS FOR POST PROBLEMS USING THIS FORUM. PLEASE, NO AUTO RELATED QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION!!!
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  2. Our Community

    General chat and bench racing.
    1. Wet behind the ears??

      This is an introduction forum, for those of you who are new to the board, the Buick V8, or the cars in general. Introduce yourself here, so we can get to know 'ya!
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      Latest: Hi from UK - 1972 Buick Riviera LARRY70GS, Jul 21, 2019 at 5:27 PM
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    2. The Bench

      Pull up some pine, and let's talk it out. Anything goes here, as long as it "jives" with the tone of this board, which is family oriented, and is Buick related.
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      Latest: Pictures of Gus the Wildcat Nailhead Ronnie, Jul 21, 2019 at 9:28 PM
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    3. Wrenchin' Secrets

      Share your tips and tricks with us! If you have found a better way to do something, clue us in here!
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      Latest: Fabrication/welding thread BennyK81, Jul 20, 2019 at 5:05 AM
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    4. Buick Events and Clubs

      Under this main heading, you will find all the specific info about buick club events, and other events and racing series.
      Latest: 2019 GSR class info/changes hugger, Jul 19, 2019 at 9:08 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: 72 GS 455 - electric fans/smog pump bracket/HEI Paul A, Jul 21, 2019 at 7:08 PM
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    6. Kill Stories (Where Hemis Never Win)

      You get to hear excuses like "my engine got filled with rainwater" and "his tires were 0.001" too big"
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    7. Classic Buicks

      For the early Buick lovers out there. Any and all questions concerning the pre-64 Buicks.
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      Latest: 1955 Buick Century Conv. $69,000. bhambulldog, Jul 21, 2019 at 7:02 PM
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    8. Junkyard Jewels

      How to find those "secret" or rare parts to fit your Buick. What fits what and easy conversions
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      Latest: 70 Skylark in a junk yard in TX TXGS, Jun 16, 2019
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    9. Buick "Widows" support group

      For all you ladies: even the "better looking racers amoung us". A forum just for you! Enjoy!
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      Latest: Where my girls at? Smokey15, Apr 26, 2019
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    10. Members Rides

      Our "Hall of Fame", for our members to post a picture and buildup on their cars.
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      Latest: Other Cars we Own 73 Stage-1, Jul 21, 2019 at 6:56 PM
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    11. The Hobby Lobby

      Get the latest information and how to's on Buick Model and Die Cast Cars.
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      Latest: More pictures of Buick models For Sale 86TexasT, Jul 21, 2019 at 11:43 AM
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    12. Help From Above

      Some issues need divine intervention, some things can't be fixed with a hammer.. Share prayer requests here. No religious based political discussion please.
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      Latest: Can you pray for my family cobravii, Jul 19, 2019 at 11:35 PM
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  3. Engine Tech

    Discussion of various V-8 Buick engines
    1. Street/strip 400/430/455

      Building your GS motor? Ask all questions relating to the late big block here.
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      Latest: Downshift question BYoung, Jul 21, 2019 at 6:43 PM
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    2. Race 400/430/455

      The who, what, where, and how of screamin' race big blocks.
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      Latest: Buick Race Engines GS Kubisch, Jul 21, 2019 at 8:59 PM
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    3. Small Block Tech

      Curioius about the little brother? Ask here how to get your 215/300/340/350 some respect!
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      Latest: Who is going to Norwalk Sunday? Bens99gtp, Jul 21, 2019 at 8:54 PM
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    4. 'Da Nailhead

      Pop Kennedy and TV-Tommy could make 'em run. You can too! Get the lowdown on the most underrated Buick motor here...who needs wedge heads?
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      Latest: 401 Cam 300sbb_overkill, Jul 20, 2019 at 1:32 PM
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    5. The Mixing shop.

      All your carburetor questions, for race and street motors. AKA.. "Sonny, that one of those there "Domination" carbs you got there?"..
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      Latest: Power valve Romel, Jul 20, 2019 at 11:30 PM
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    6. High Tech for Old Iron

      This forum is for those brave souls who have ventured into the Turbos, FI, , blowers, Nitrous, and other non-conventional tech.
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      Latest: New tech on old iron TheSilverBuick, Jun 29, 2019
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  4. Driveline and Chassis Tech

    How to get the power to the ground, and hook that monster!
    1. The "Juice Box"

      Ask all your auto trans and torque converter questions here.
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: The Triathlete X alvareracing, Jul 18, 2019 at 10:09 AM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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    4. Got gears?

      Too much gear? Not enough? Discuss all your rear end and driveshaft questions here.
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      Latest: 68 Riviera diff fried monzaz, Jul 21, 2019 at 3:40 PM
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    5. The whoa and the sway.

      Stop that heavy beast! Get the brake info you need here. Need to work the twisties, or figure out how to transfer some weight? -- talk over your suspension and steering setups here.
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      Latest: Hydroboost conversion? cluxford, Jul 21, 2019 at 5:45 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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    7. Race car chassis tech

      Talk chassis setup, gears, trans/converter, or any other aspect of a 10 inch tire, back halved or full tube wonder.
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      Latest: Boxing a frame Dragdoc, Jul 20, 2019 at 3:41 PM
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: Halogen sealed beam My3Buicks, Jul 20, 2019 at 3:39 PM
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    9. The Big Chill

      Jump in and crank up the A/C. If it dosen't work, ask questions and stay cool!!
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      Latest: Is this a correct 69 400 A/C Compressor? telriv, Jul 21, 2019 at 8:57 PM
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  5. The Resto Shop

    Make her like new again!
    1. Lost and Found

      Found a STG motor, or BB trans?.. paperwork that does not belong to your car. This forum is for listing those parts/items, to attempt to locate someone with the car they belong to.
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      Latest: Who has last 6 vin #’s 261691 STAGE III, Jul 20, 2019 at 12:03 AM
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Source for "U" nuts Richie, Jul 21, 2019 at 6:16 AM
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    3. Chassis restoration

      Are you sure that is supposed to be painted? All your general chassis resto questions.
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      Latest: 1969 Buick GS400 Stage 1 (1 of 83) rlsscarroll, Jul 21, 2019 at 9:27 AM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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    5. The ragtop shop

      For all you wind in your hair guys! Any convertible related question.
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      Latest: 68-72 A-Body Top Install dynaflow, Jul 18, 2019 at 10:47 AM
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    6. The "Paper Trail"

      Documentation Info ..If the line workers had any idea how important those sheets of paper that they just tossed anywhere would be..
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      Latest: 1970 GS production numbers by color code 442w30, Jul 21, 2019 at 5:18 PM
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    7. Repro Parts

      What parts do we want to make. And let's talk out how it can get done.
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  6. Our "other" cars.

    General questions, swaps ect.
    1. The "X" bodies

      A forum for our unit body friends.. The Buick Apollo and later model Skylarks
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      Latest: 76 231 Skylark needs more getup wormwood, Jul 20, 2019 at 10:49 PM
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    2. V-8 Buick Powered Regals

      This section dedicated to the memory of Dave Dixon, one of it's first moderators, and friend to all here. He was taken away from us too soon. 12-10-03 -- Rest in Peace Dave.
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      Latest: D&S Performance Buick 455/462 V8 STAGE-2 TORQUE, Jul 17, 2019 at 10:28 AM
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    3. A boatload of fun

      Buick's full size cars rule. Acres of sheet metal, smooooth ride, and fast! Rivs, Invicta's Cats, Centurions, Lesabres and the 225.. Talk the tech here.
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      Latest: 1969/1970 Electra Frames racenu, Jul 17, 2019 at 7:31 PM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: 72 Estate Wagon Limited Sport Coupe miata37377, Jul 20, 2019 at 11:19 AM
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    5. The Choo-Choo shop

      Getting there is half the fun! This forum for all questions and chat pertaining to tow vehicles, trailers, and equipment. Ask away!
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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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  7. Those other guys

    Our racing buddies, in all makes.
    1. The "Pure" Stockers

      "Really, it still has the factory spark plugs in it". Mmnnn..
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      Latest: 70 GS 455 Power Steering Pulley Stops LARRY70GS, Jul 21, 2019 at 3:22 PM
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    2. The "Other" Bench

      A hangout spot for general chat and bench racing for all our non-Buick friends.
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    3. Stock Appearing

      For vehicles of all makes, that "appear" stock.
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  8. Vendor Section

    NEW!!! Check out some of the top shops around the country. Ask questions and receive special V8Buick discounts.
    1. Tri Shield Performance

      Buick Performance Racing Engines and State of the Art Restorations
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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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    4. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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      Latest: ken techg8, Jun 22, 2019
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    5. Antique Automotive Service

      Stainless Trim Polishing Mechanical Work Detailing Paint Restoration Inspections in the St. Louis area
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      Latest: Moved to a bigger place... thebuick, Jul 16, 2019 at 3:16 AM
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    6. Small Garage Products and Services

      Some of the best engineered products were made right in our own back yards. If you supply unique products from your own garage and do not have a business, go ahead and post these for sale items here. This section also a "catch all" for private services offered, such as tuning and transport.
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    7. Group Purchases

      Take advantage of discount pricing when you do business with other members that have group purchasing power. If you have a group purchase that you would like to arrange with other members, please post them here.
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  9. How much for that doggy in the window?

    The V8 Buick Classifeds
    1. "Pay It Forward"

      This forum is for requests and replies for free or substantially below market value parts. Got a rare part, that collecting dust, and you want to offer it to help out one of your buddies? This is the place. "A good deed never goes unpaid"
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      Latest: 70-72 Skylark blue interior parts thebuick, Jul 21, 2019 at 7:47 AM
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    2. Cars and Parts For Sale Leads

      This section is for leads on cars or parts you may see elsewhere on the internet or in local publications. Strickly for cars and parts for sale, that you don't own. To sell your car or parts, post an ad in the proper forum.
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      Latest: Too many people with bad taste 1969RIVI, Jul 21, 2019 at 9:01 PM
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    3. Buyer/Seller Feedback

      Post your good or bad experiences from doing business in these classified sections here. Please, be courteous and professional
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      Latest: mrolds69 BYoung, Jul 21, 2019 at 6:53 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: Nice 65 Skylark on Ebay philbquick, Jul 20, 2019 at 9:51 PM
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    5. Parts for sale

      PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!! Also, try posting ads in our new section V8Classifieds.
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      Latest: Garage clean out Skylark 1970-72 70staged, Jul 21, 2019 at 9:13 PM
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    6. Cars for sale

      PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!! Also, try posting ads in our new section V8Classifieds.
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      Latest: 2002 Mustang conv 5sp rogbo, Jul 21, 2019 at 7:23 PM
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    7. Cars wanted

      That makes 2 of us... I want one of each. But you might find it here, and it never hurts to ask.
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      Latest: WANTED:70-71 Buick GS convertible ginpolejumper, Jul 21, 2019 at 3:49 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Fan gsfred, Jul 21, 2019 at 7:57 PM
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    9. Car Part-Outs

      NEW!!!! Post ads for cars that you want to part out. PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!!
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      Latest: 1969 Electra four-door hardtop 1969RIVI, Jul 19, 2019 at 6:59 PM
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