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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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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2018 Contributors List sriley531, Oct 20, 2018
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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: Changing the "My Buicks" on my personal page. GSJim, Nov 7, 2018 at 9:50 AM
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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: New guy with a '74 LeSabre ragtop Bad Boattail, Nov 12, 2018 at 5:27 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: Brandon Smith passing TrunkMonkey, Nov 12, 2018 at 9:25 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: 430 in 1966 special Dragnknights, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:59 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: 2018 GSR winner sriley531, Oct 30, 2018
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: oil pressure Gold GS, Nov 8, 2018 at 1:50 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: Not a Buick, 1950 Cadillac 75 limo nineteenfifty5, Nov 12, 2018 at 7:48 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: 1973 Riv GS rear axle ratio?? Smartin, Nov 4, 2018
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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, Jun 18, 2018
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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: Lord Vader - An Unknown Buick Returns Brett Slater, Nov 12, 2018 at 4:40 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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    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: Prayers for Brandon Smith Storm1, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:49 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: Buick Specific Engine Rebuilders Nationwide ? LARRY70GS, Nov 12, 2018 at 5:12 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: Blown head gasket Briz, Nov 10, 2018 at 6:55 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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      Latest: Choke butterfly won't close 'sometimes' buick64203, Nov 12, 2018 at 3:21 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: Engine swapping. John Codman, Nov 8, 2018 at 8:09 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: Carburetor start-up. TrunkMonkey, Nov 12, 2018 at 9:14 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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  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: Switch Pitch max HP BRUCE ROE, Nov 11, 2018 at 6:18 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 alvareracing, Oct 31, 2018
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Question on 4speed assembly for 69 GS buick64203, Nov 12, 2018 at 7:35 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: 1970 8.2” Buick Street/strip 3:42 posi BrianTrick, Nov 12, 2018 at 6:17 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: Uneven Shoe Wear on Drum Brakes TrunkMonkey, Nov 10, 2018 at 9:56 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 sailbrd, Nov 9, 2018 at 9:26 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: 70 Power Window Wiring Harness Location Smartin, Nov 10, 2018 at 10:21 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: Best Blower for HVAC? 12lives, Nov 9, 2018 at 11:03 AM
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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: 1970 M21 - #40H212076 Brett Slater, Nov 3, 2018
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Buick red engine paint dan zepnick, Nov 12, 2018 at 9:13 PM
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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: Front spring removal - need help TrunkMonkey, Nov 12, 2018 at 9:28 PM
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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: Weatherstripping part Cutlass, Nov 8, 2018 at 2:01 PM
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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: Original Paint Scheme for 68 Motors Duane, Nov 11, 2018 at 3:25 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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    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 LARRY70GS, Nov 9, 2018 at 12:57 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: 69 Canuck cat racenu, Nov 11, 2018 at 10:40 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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      Latest: Checking Interest/Opinions 83Stage1, Sep 6, 2018
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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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      Latest: No power in my 430 fadec, Jul 3, 2018
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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: Mr Cobra cobravii, Sep 22, 2018
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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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      Latest: New Product Update nicks65riv, Nov 8, 2018 at 11:17 PM
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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      Latest: KBR at the GS Nationals BrunoD, Nov 6, 2018 at 7:07 PM
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    4. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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      Latest: Carb rebuild Brett Slater, Oct 27, 2018
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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: 72 GSX Stage1 4 Speed Smartin, Nov 12, 2018 at 6:20 PM
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    6. 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. This section also a "catch all" for private services offered, such as tuning and transport.
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      Latest: 3D Printed Chrome Mirror Gasket Project knucklebusted, Nov 9, 2018 at 2:33 PM
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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: 1965 wagon 300/motor trans , Front suspension Bigpig455, Nov 12, 2018 at 7:32 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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    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: mrskylark71 PaulGS, Nov 2, 2018
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1965 Buick Skylark Convertible 1972Mach1, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:29 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: NOS GM 1968-69 3 section antenna mast BuickV8Mike, Nov 12, 2018 at 9:22 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: 1972 Stage 1, 4-speed Convertible upstaged, Nov 12, 2018 at 8:33 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: looking for Jarvis Allen flynbuick, Nov 12, 2018 at 2:17 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Wanted 71/72 Rochester 800cfm carb 1972 Stage 1, Nov 12, 2018 at 9:26 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: Parting 1965 sport wagon Demolition man, Nov 12, 2018 at 12:03 PM
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