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  1. The V-8 Buick.com BB

    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: V8Buick Has a New Look !!! IDOXLR8, May 31, 2020 at 7:55 PM
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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2020 Contributors list 2dtrak, May 21, 2020
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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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      Latest: 350 to 455 swap LARRY70GS, Apr 27, 2020
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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 to the Buick Community !!! Tripple7, Jun 6, 2020 at 12:40 PM
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    2. Virus news and updates

      Temporary Forum for the discussion of the current health crisis.
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      Latest: Kill this virus section 455 C-10, Jun 6, 2020 at 10:09 AM
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    3. 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: Bearing clearance documentation yachtsmanbill, Jun 6, 2020 at 4:22 PM
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    4. 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: Engine assembly lube/grease opinions Jim Weise, Jun 4, 2020 at 7:28 AM
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    5. 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: 2nd Annual Buick Bash for 2020 DMoore, Jun 5, 2020 at 7:51 AM
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    6. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Nailhead Sonoma turbojimmie, Jun 5, 2020 at 5:03 PM
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    7. 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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      Latest: Long Island Boys Steve73GS, Jun 5, 2020 at 11:26 AM
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    8. Classic Buicks

      For the early Buick lovers out there. Any and all questions concerning the pre-64 Buicks.
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    9. 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: 1985 LeSabre rear bumper. newmexguy, Jun 6, 2020 at 1:19 PM
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    10. 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: Any single Buick guys? stump puller455, Dec 15, 2019
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    11. Members Rides

      Our "Hall of Fame", for our members to post a picture and buildup on their cars.
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      Latest: 68-69 Cars! pbr400, Jun 6, 2020 at 8:57 AM
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    12. The Hobby Lobby

      Get the latest information and how to's on Buick Model and Die Cast Cars.
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    13. 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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  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: Pro Systems Carb Blues. LARRY70GS, Jun 6, 2020 at 2:38 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: high performance oil pump buick 455 help! BQUICK, Jun 6, 2020 at 8:28 AM
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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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    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: Doc's dual plane mod and port matching stky JayZee88, Jun 5, 2020 at 10:45 AM
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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: Quadrajet Application Questiion 12lives, Jun 5, 2020 at 11:14 AM
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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: Methanol injection LARRY70GS, May 30, 2020
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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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      Latest: ST-300 to 700R4 Behind 300-2? 67SPCL, Jun 6, 2020 at 12:34 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: Project Stage2r BuickBullet, Jun 5, 2020 at 2:03 PM
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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: 3.73 or 3.90 is there a big difference jmos4, Jun 6, 2020 at 12:43 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: Proportion valve knucklebusted, Jun 5, 2020 at 11:32 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: Moog 5401 springs. flh73, May 23, 2020
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: No spark on my Riv LARRY70GS, Jun 6, 2020 at 4:29 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: Expansion valve blues mrolds69, Jun 4, 2020 at 4:57 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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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Paint Run Removal Help Mule, Jun 4, 2020 at 8:54 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: Are these Floor Pan holes factory? BuickV8Mike, Jun 6, 2020 at 12:17 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: 1/4 Glass Vertical Seal Replacement BuickV8Mike, Jun 6, 2020 at 4:09 PM
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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: Top Pump Bleeding? Briz, Jun 5, 2020 at 6:43 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: Body Tag // VIN question LARRY70GS, Jun 1, 2020 at 5:36 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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      Latest: 1967 GS post top window felts 69 GS 400, Jun 6, 2020 at 2:48 PM
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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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    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: interchangeable parts and years newmexguy, Jun 4, 2020 at 9:47 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: 75, 76 lesabre hood for and electra fatboybuick, Jun 5, 2020 at 12:17 AM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: Buinicorn my 1964 wagon superbuickguy, Jun 5, 2020 at 8:57 PM
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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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    2. The "Other" Bench

      A hangout spot for general chat and bench racing for all our non-Buick friends.
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      Latest: All other makes misc pics no1oldsfan, Jun 6, 2020 at 3:59 PM
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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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    5. Antique Automotive Service

      Stainless Trim Polishing Mechanical Work Detailing Paint Restoration Inspections in the St. Louis area
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      Latest: 70 Stage1 Convertible Smartin, May 30, 2020
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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: Set of Rear control Arms Ramair455ho, Jun 5, 2020 at 2:27 PM
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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: 75 ls convertible no1oldsfan, Jun 6, 2020 at 3:42 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: Thank you Bruno : ) STAGE III, Jun 6, 2020 at 12:08 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1971 GSX kingdaddycreel, Jun 4, 2020 at 10:43 AM
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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: Moser C-clip axles, 12 bolt Chevy 30 spline STAGE2PAT, Jun 6, 2020 at 3:55 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: 70 skylark back half race car Aqua color. Cellguy, Jun 6, 2020 at 9:39 AM
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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: 1977-1979 Buick Skylark coupe cjp69, Jun 5, 2020 at 3:36 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Single black floor mat? Stage 2 iron, Jun 6, 2020 at 3:45 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: 1967 gs400 convertible 4 speed 67 Post GS, Jun 6, 2020 at 12:04 AM
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