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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 Announcments

      Catch the latest news about V8Buick.com
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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2017 Contributors List Briz, May 1, 2017 at 12:38 AM
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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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      Latest: Posting text and pictures to the Garage wildcatsrule, Apr 29, 2017 at 2:57 PM
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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: need a little help buick64203, May 1, 2017 at 12:13 AM
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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: Saw a new Daytona GranSportSedan, May 1, 2017 at 5:06 AM
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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: When To Use Anti Seize on Spark Plugs Dano, Apr 29, 2017 at 6:38 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: NJ Chapter BCA Annual Spring Show ejh, Apr 27, 2017 at 4:06 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: 68 GS400 radiator fan RPGators68GS400, Apr 30, 2017 at 4:16 AM
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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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    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: looking for parts newmexguy, Apr 30, 2017 at 6:23 PM
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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: Buick Widows? Roberta, Dec 9, 2016
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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: 1970 Skylark Garage Find moleary, Apr 30, 2017 at 11:49 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: HO scale slot cars DeeVeeEight, Apr 23, 2017
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    12. Help From Above

      Some issues need divine intervention, some things can't be fixed with a hammer.. Share your experiences with like-minded BB members here.
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      Latest: GSX Garage Hawken, Apr 26, 2017 at 3:29 AM
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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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    2. Race 400/430/455

      The who, what, where, and how of screamin' race big blocks.
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      Latest: Parts Porn inside Short_Crank, Apr 30, 2017 at 6:06 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: Put my name in for Aluminum heads Dano, May 1, 2017 at 4:59 AM
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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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    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: Holley ? non Buick application Briz, Apr 27, 2017 at 11:09 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: FiTech injection - RPM noise issues LandYacht, Apr 26, 2017 at 6:38 PM
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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: 1971 Skylark, low and big tires ?? LARRY70GS, Apr 30, 2017 at 11:48 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: New boot for my 70 GS 4-spd BrianTrick, Apr 30, 2017 at 9:47 PM
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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: 8.2 posi, need one LARRY70GS, Apr 30, 2017 at 9:16 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: Control Arm Bushings - CARS LARRY70GS, May 1, 2017 at 1:33 AM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: New shoes for my GS gusszgs, Apr 28, 2017 at 8:41 PM
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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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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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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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  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: Lost '70 Stage 1 Lon Bauer, Apr 23, 2017
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Rear Sway Bar Color mrolds69, Apr 29, 2017 at 3:13 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: bad news for my father/son project taf44667, Apr 29, 2017 at 10:22 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Slidebar radio 68 Skylark cust, May 1, 2017 at 1:14 AM
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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: New Convertible Top Basics GSXER, Apr 30, 2017 at 5:37 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: Help with my 1971 Skylark decoding Fabinho, Apr 25, 2017 at 6:11 AM
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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: Best Repo Trunk Lid Dano, May 1, 2017 at 5:20 AM
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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: From a Nova to a Skylark.. LSxBody, Apr 29, 2017 at 1:36 AM
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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 (DAN SMITH) Buick 455! STAGE-2 TORQUE, Apr 29, 2017 at 5:21 PM
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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: Boattail plus SP1 theone61636, Apr 29, 2017 at 1:04 AM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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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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      Latest: BBB for jeep Kenny462, Mar 4, 2017
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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: US41 rental?? 83hurstguy, Apr 30, 2017 at 7:19 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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      Latest: Need help from the Mopar gurus Nailhead, Apr 28, 2017 at 12:04 AM
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    3. Stock Appearing

      For vehicles of all makes, that "appear" stock.
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      Latest: Wiring ken betts, Oct 25, 2016
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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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      Latest: Belt Drive for TA Alum raised Cam blocks Todd69GS, May 1, 2017 at 1:21 AM
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    3. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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      Latest: Points Distributor Rebuild/Overhaul kit BOP techg8, Apr 26, 2017 at 1:40 PM
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    4. Antique Automotive Service

      Stainless Trim Polishing Mechanical Work Detailing Paint Restoration Inspections in the St. Louis area
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      Latest: 67 Electra 225 Convertible Project Smartin, Apr 29, 2017 at 5:47 PM
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    5. Shade Tree Mechanics

      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.
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      Latest: Reproduction Window Stickers Brett Slater, Apr 29, 2017 at 11:47 PM
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    6. 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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      Latest: gear vendors overdrive mltdwn12, Oct 21, 2016
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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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    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: buick stage 1 455 engine Brett Slater, Apr 30, 2017 at 11:35 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: NewMex Guy aka Dave newmexguy, Apr 30, 2017 at 6:06 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 72 Stage 1 on eBay 69 GS 400, Apr 30, 2017 at 8:31 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: 70 ac brackets Dano, May 1, 2017 at 5:13 AM
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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: 1970 Skylark Convertible.Mine-For sale. David G, May 1, 2017 at 4:40 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: 1964 or 65 Skylark gs66, Apr 30, 2017 at 10:05 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 67 special/GS grill parts needed Chi-Town67, May 1, 2017 at 4:50 AM
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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: 1970 Buick skylark custom Rich Skylark, May 1, 2017 at 3:49 AM
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