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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: 2019 Contributors list ToddsGS, Mar 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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    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: New guy.... BigKnife, Mar 31, 2020 at 9:42 PM
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    2. Virus news and updates

      Temporary Forum for the discussion of the current health crisis.
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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: Rather than getting me into trouble Mike B in SC, Apr 1, 2020 at 9:34 AM
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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: Raising a car with 3” exhaust and an x pipe greatscat, Mar 31, 2020 at 4:38 PM
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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: Michigan shows cancled to date. alleyyooper, Apr 1, 2020 at 8:27 AM
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    6. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: GS Air Cleaners Lars GS, Mar 20, 2020
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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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    8. Classic Buicks

      For the early Buick lovers out there. Any and all questions concerning the pre-64 Buicks.
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      Latest: 1970 buick skylark custom pete g, Mar 28, 2020 at 7:48 PM
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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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    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: 70-72 Cars 72 skylark custom, Mar 31, 2020 at 9:06 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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      Latest: Misc model kits 1972Mach1, Mar 20, 2020
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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: Camshaft Choice..... LARRY70GS, Apr 1, 2020 at 9:41 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: Keeping The Iron BBB alive 2.0 sean Buick 76, Mar 27, 2020 at 3:09 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: 215/300 Build Recipes Alssb, Apr 1, 2020 at 8:49 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: Day 3 of 28 days lockdown LARRY70GS, Mar 30, 2020 at 4:36 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: 1970, 71 and 72 Stage 1, 242 Carb Batch dates tdacton, Mar 31, 2020 at 1:41 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: Copper Gaskets Bens99gtp, Mar 27, 2020 at 7:35 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: Turbo 400 governor modification scubasteve455, Mar 31, 2020 at 9:29 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: boxing Skylark frame Redmanf1, Apr 1, 2020 at 2:45 AM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Clutch Installation challenges Darron72Skylark, Mar 30, 2020 at 6:24 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: Rearend identification BrianTrick, Apr 1, 2020 at 9:18 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: Questions on Parking Brake Pedal 12lives, Mar 27, 2020 at 1:33 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: 18''s or 20's anyone? OHC JOE, Mar 31, 2020 at 7:14 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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      Latest: Pressure Test Briz, Mar 31, 2020 at 11:31 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: Help locate 69 skylark flynbuick, Mar 18, 2020
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Bucket headrest color change? copperheadgs1, Apr 1, 2020 at 5:20 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: Correct Steering Shaft Color copperheadgs1, Apr 1, 2020 at 5:22 AM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Carpet install at rear seat and windlace tubecatgs, Mar 31, 2020 at 4:03 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: 1965 Skylark convertible top question jonmil, Mar 26, 2020 at 7:00 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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    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: Custom Autosound USA-630 Stereo jaye, Mar 19, 2020
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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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    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 cat vinyl top supplier Aus91R, Mar 13, 2020
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: 72 Estate Wagon Limited Sport Coupe mineseats9, Mar 28, 2020 at 7:12 AM
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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: My Buick 340 needs a carb mpc, Mar 29, 2020 at 11:00 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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      Latest: The '60 Deville build thread. telriv, Mar 30, 2020 at 7:39 AM
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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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      Latest: BBB Billet Cranks ken betts, Mar 4, 2020
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    4. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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      Latest: 350 Qjet greatscat, Mar 16, 2020
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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: New Building! Smartin, Mar 30, 2020 at 3:36 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: MA free 69 skylark radiator Mach5racing, Mar 31, 2020 at 4:51 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: Decent looking GN for 12k $CAD Redmanf1, Apr 1, 2020 at 12:45 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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      Latest: The Parts Place steve covington, Mar 31, 2020 at 8:09 AM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 68 Buick GS 400 matt68gs400, Mar 31, 2020 at 12:08 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: Hood Hinges gs400, Apr 1, 2020 at 9:21 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 buick gs455 you-wish, Apr 1, 2020 at 9:06 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 gs 350 regalracer1987, Mar 30, 2020 at 10:07 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Good guy to do business with Gulfgears, Apr 1, 2020 at 8:54 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: 1969 special deluxe 2 door brute65, Mar 30, 2020 at 9:53 PM
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