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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: 2018 Contributors List GearDown767, May 6, 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: How to post videos Nailhead Ronnie, Jun 3, 2018
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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: Virgin Experience - 66 Skylark 36racin, Jun 17, 2018 at 11:21 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: Just a cool pic of your car: cobravii, Jun 18, 2018 at 6:27 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: Product review- H&R Parts bushing tool techg8, Jun 18, 2018 at 4:57 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: Puyallp Buick open pics invicta65, Jun 17, 2018 at 9:13 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Power Timing your Buick V8 gusszgs, Jun 17, 2018 at 1:21 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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      Latest: Best police encounter?? faster, May 30, 2018
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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: 1919 Buick convertible H44 66electrafied, Jun 17, 2018 at 10:31 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: 1966 Wildcat lrlforfun, Jun 14, 2018 at 2:38 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: Where my girls at? cobravii, Jun 11, 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: 1970 GS455 Stage 1 "Bimbo" Mike Sobotka, Jun 17, 2018 at 11:19 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: Emblems and decals for my die cast rkammer, Jun 15, 2018 at 9:42 PM
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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: To the Father-less Golden Oldie 65, Jun 17, 2018 at 12:45 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: Front Spoiler vs No front Spoiler. telriv, Jun 18, 2018 at 5:49 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: Serial #0680114 OHC JOE, Jun 17, 2018 at 7:45 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: Rear Lights Issue James66Skylark, Jun 17, 2018 at 7:41 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: Nailhead Carburetor advice telriv, Jun 14, 2018 at 9:47 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: stumble / hesitation shiftbyear, Jun 18, 2018 at 2:30 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: 1957 Buick Special 46R Positraction ? gooch, Jun 13, 2018 at 2:16 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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      Latest: Console Shifter Detent Pattern - 4L60E Swap Kevmurray, Jun 16, 2018 at 8:58 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: Pics Of Your Lowered 70-72 Skylarks Darron72Skylark, Jun 17, 2018 at 11:00 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Manual Trans on the Dyno agetnt9, Jun 16, 2018 at 8:34 AM
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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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    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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    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: What to do???? Briz, May 31, 2018
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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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      Latest: Factory A/C Install musclecarz, Jun 16, 2018 at 11:20 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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    3. Chassis restoration

      Are you sure that is supposed to be painted? All your general chassis resto questions.
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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: Red 67 GS400 Convertible getting painted dukec, Jun 14, 2018 at 9:42 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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    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: AMD Parts Place Repop 70-72 RH Fenderwell Dano, Jun 17, 2018 at 2:39 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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      Latest: How many are left? 436'd Skylark, Jun 13, 2018 at 9:08 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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    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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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: My 1965 Skylark Wagon GotTattooz, Jun 12, 2018 at 8:34 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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      Latest: Tire Chains - Best Type? Dan Gerber, Apr 10, 2018
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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: New 2018 T shirt Roberta, Jun 13, 2018 at 2:41 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: 1967-69 camaro Nailhead, Jun 13, 2018 at 3:38 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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      Latest: Dealing with Jim at Tri Shield Briz, Jun 2, 2018
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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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      Latest: TA stage-1 2" headers sriley531, Jun 11, 2018
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    3. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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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: 72 GSX Stage1 4 Speed Mike Sobotka, Jun 6, 2018
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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. This section also a "catch all" for private services offered, such as tuning and transport.
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      Latest: 3D Printed Mirror Gasket Project knucklebusted, Jun 14, 2018 at 9:56 AM
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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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  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: Old Custom Auto Sound stuff BIG FRANK JOHNSON, Jun 15, 2018 at 6:31 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: 1971 Centurion Conv. 68 Wildcat, Jun 17, 2018 at 9:05 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: Thanks Dano Dwayne B, Jun 14, 2018 at 6:34 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: NOS Buick Tach BYoung, Jun 18, 2018 at 5:29 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: Rear coils for sale Jimbotron, Jun 18, 2018 at 1:15 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: 1971 GS Stage 1 Convertible ddhathaway, Jun 17, 2018 at 1:56 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 my old 72 GS - sold in southern NH newmexguy, Jun 17, 2018 at 10:39 AM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 1969 Dash Bezel & Radio Bezel Duane, Jun 18, 2018 at 6:26 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: Parting out a 1965, 66 and 69 Skylarks Jim B, Jun 15, 2018 at 9:22 PM
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