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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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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2020 Contributors list wallypep, Aug 30, 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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    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: How to Post a Photo on V8 LARRY70GS, Nov 19, 2020
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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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      Latest: Suspicious message Nailhead in a 1967, Nov 24, 2020
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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: Will 73 Riviera Rally rims fit a 68 Electra? Lunchbox37, Nov 29, 2020 at 3:53 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: Shipping a car from Canada to US BuickGSrules, Dec 5, 2020 at 9:10 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: trick to reinstalling fenders hvramesq, Dec 4, 2020 at 12:47 PM
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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: 2020 GSX Reunion gsx455-4ever, Nov 28, 2020
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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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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      Latest: We will see soon enough. BrunoD, Dec 2, 2020 at 12:34 PM
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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: 69 Skylark no heat daveyt, Nov 30, 2020 at 12:50 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: Dash Bezel swap? BuickV8Mike, Nov 2, 2020
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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? Sean H, Sep 21, 2020
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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: New here. Follow my 1970 350 build Reidk, Dec 4, 2020 at 11:15 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: Franlklin Mint Roadmaster Premier 350, Nov 11, 2020
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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: A simple Prayer for Me britt'sStage 1, Nov 27, 2020
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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: TA performance rocker shaft wear Bens99gtp, Dec 5, 2020 at 2:50 AM
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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: Hypothetical Tomahawk 535 Street Build BrianTrick, Dec 3, 2020 at 6:39 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: When to run a stall converter? Reidk, Dec 5, 2020 at 8:24 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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      Latest: Doc's dual plane mod and port matching stky telriv, Nov 30, 2020 at 8:27 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: 1950 Buick Roadmaster Carb Rebuild telriv, Dec 4, 2020 at 1:22 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: Budget LS swap BUQUICK, Nov 29, 2020 at 11:13 AM
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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: Cracked Housing gsgns4me, Dec 4, 2020 at 5:05 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: 1970 Pro-Touring Lark BuickBullet, Nov 29, 2020 at 9:23 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: Early Christmas for me buicksWILD, Dec 4, 2020 at 9:54 AM
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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: Rag Joint Bushings TrunkMonkey, Dec 3, 2020 at 10:11 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: Coilover shocks (rear) 71stagegs, Nov 25, 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: LED Changeover - 1970 to 1972 Skylark & GS LARRY70GS, Dec 4, 2020 at 3:46 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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  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: 68 400 PR code flynbuick, Nov 18, 2020
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Paint Guru's Brian Albrecht, Dec 5, 2020 at 6:54 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: 68 Radiator Core Support Source Chatarina, Dec 5, 2020 at 7:21 AM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Backseat headrest in `71 GS Atbb, Dec 4, 2020 at 5:04 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: Weak for the last six inches telriv, Oct 25, 2020
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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: Date Code on Aug Sep 68 Jack? Sting2, Nov 24, 2020
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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: Door weatherstripping flynbuick, Dec 5, 2020 at 8:13 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: 1974 Buick Apollo Thomas Squires, Oct 1, 2020
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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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    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: 1976 Electra 4 door with no 1/4 window Chi-Town67, Dec 4, 2020 at 11:34 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, Dec 1, 2020 at 10:46 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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      Latest: Mystery Engine Diagnosis Jim Weise, Dec 4, 2020 at 9:58 AM
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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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    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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      Latest: Cam walk FJM568, Aug 30, 2020
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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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      Latest: TA Performance Engine Building Service Dano, Dec 2, 2020 at 12:56 AM
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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      Latest: BBB Billet Cranks BrianTrick, Nov 13, 2020
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    4. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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      Latest: Just a quick shoutout to Ken techg8, Dec 1, 2020 at 1:53 PM
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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: This is my day job, now... gs66, Dec 4, 2020 at 6:17 PM
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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: 72 Bench Seat Upholstery, front, new GS44667, Dec 2, 2020 at 1:38 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: 1999 Riviera Nailhead in a 1967, Dec 5, 2020 at 9:03 AM
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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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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1970 GS 455 Vert in pieces $6K opener bignastyGS, Dec 5, 2020 at 8:43 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: FS: single tri shield centercap- $10 Dano, Dec 5, 2020 at 8:24 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: 2013 ZL1 Nickey Camaro hugger, Dec 5, 2020 at 6:57 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: 1970-1972 Skylark Ryans-GSX, Dec 5, 2020 at 7:30 AM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Procharger Kasprdog1, Dec 5, 2020 at 9:09 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: 73 Olds Delta 88 convertible cole, Nov 30, 2020 at 8:53 PM
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