V8buick.com

  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
      Discussions:
      25
      Messages:
      233
      Latest: changed title to "COMPLETED"!!! DasRottweiler, Aug 12, 2018 at 2:31 PM
      RSS
    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
      Discussions:
      54
      Messages:
      1,368
      Latest: 2018 Contributors List GearDown767, May 6, 2018
      RSS
    3. Suggestions and On-Line Voting.

      Your opinion counts here. Let it be known. We will vote on board changes here. The majority rules!
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      15
      RSS
    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!
      Discussions:
      469
      Messages:
      2,364
      Latest: Pic resizing options STAGE2PAT, Aug 2, 2018
      RSS
    5. Forum Operation Technical Support

      THIS SECTION IS FOR POST PROBLEMS USING THIS FORUM. PLEASE, NO AUTO RELATED QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION!!!
      Discussions:
      67
      Messages:
      388
      Latest: Auto photo resizer no worky Chi-Town67, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:50 AM
      RSS
  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!
      Discussions:
      6,863
      Messages:
      53,036
      Latest: Hello from Wisconsin with a 1965 Riviera 1972Mach1, Aug 13, 2018 at 9:26 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      69,758
      Messages:
      834,337
      Latest: Olds 350 and 455 vs Buick 350 and 455 BUICKRAT, Aug 15, 2018 at 1:23 PM
      RSS
    3. Wrenchin' Secrets

      Share your tips and tricks with us! If you have found a better way to do something, clue us in here!
      Discussions:
      1,673
      Messages:
      14,562
      RSS
    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: St. Johns Mint Fest car show. alleyyooper, Aug 15, 2018 at 5:39 AM
      RSS
    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
      Discussions:
      1,941
      Messages:
      13,353
      Latest: Power Timing your Buick V8 LARRY70GS, Aug 5, 2018
      RSS
    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"
      Discussions:
      729
      Messages:
      9,317
      Latest: Poor little goat Dwayne B, Aug 12, 2018 at 8:44 PM
      RSS
    7. Classic Buicks

      For the early Buick lovers out there. Any and all questions concerning the pre-64 Buicks.
      Discussions:
      2,338
      Messages:
      17,549
      Latest: 55/6/7 differences/ terminology Nailhead Ronnie, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:57 PM
      RSS
    8. Junkyard Jewels

      How to find those "secret" or rare parts to fit your Buick. What fits what and easy conversions
      Discussions:
      1,180
      Messages:
      8,583
      RSS
    9. Buick "Widows" support group

      For all you ladies: even the "better looking racers amoung us". A forum just for you! Enjoy!
      Discussions:
      41
      Messages:
      842
      Latest: Where my girls at? Smokey15, Jun 18, 2018
      RSS
    10. Members Rides

      Our "Hall of Fame", for our members to post a picture and buildup on their cars.
      Discussions:
      1,509
      Messages:
      29,196
      Latest: Other Cars we Own 1972Mach1, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:48 AM
      RSS
    11. The Hobby Lobby

      Get the latest information and how to's on Buick Model and Die Cast Cars.
      Discussions:
      561
      Messages:
      4,125
      Latest: Showing off my 1:18 recreation TWO72"s, Aug 12, 2018 at 9:37 AM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      735
      Messages:
      9,136
      Latest: Prayer For My Daughter Prairie Piston, Jul 26, 2018
      RSS
  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.
      Discussions:
      14,940
      Messages:
      158,544
      Latest: How fast is still safe, how fast did you go? pbr400, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:16 AM
      RSS
    2. Race 400/430/455

      The who, what, where, and how of screamin' race big blocks.
      Discussions:
      2,757
      Messages:
      34,791
      Latest: 10 second combinations BrunoD, Aug 11, 2018 at 5:18 PM
      RSS
    3. Small Block Tech

      Curioius about the little brother? Ask here how to get your 215/300/340/350 some respect!
      Discussions:
      9,736
      Messages:
      115,322
      Latest: 1979 buick electra limited? MrSony, Aug 15, 2018 at 1:22 AM
      RSS
    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?
      Discussions:
      4,553
      Messages:
      47,321
      Latest: Is this a true LX 425 ? John Codman, Aug 15, 2018 at 8:39 AM
      RSS
    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?"..
      Discussions:
      2,349
      Messages:
      17,972
      Latest: Oddball Quadrajet? carmantx, Aug 15, 2018 at 8:05 AM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      495
      Messages:
      8,991
      RSS
  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.
      Discussions:
      3,567
      Messages:
      26,174
      Latest: Odd problem...... hopefully someone knows.... cobravii, Aug 15, 2018 at 3:05 AM
      RSS
    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
      Discussions:
      141
      Messages:
      1,824
      Latest: UMI handling kits TrunkMonkey, Aug 9, 2018 at 11:21 PM
      RSS
    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
      Discussions:
      1,223
      Messages:
      10,267
      RSS
    4. Got gears?

      Too much gear? Not enough? Discuss all your rear end and driveshaft questions here.
      Discussions:
      2,568
      Messages:
      20,495
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      3,676
      Messages:
      25,930
      Latest: 255x50x15 on Skylark GS rims cstanley-gs, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:44 AM
      RSS
    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
      Discussions:
      2,485
      Messages:
      18,546
      Latest: 15x7 wheel with 4" backspacing Kenny462, Aug 10, 2018 at 11:53 AM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      438
      Messages:
      3,726
      RSS
    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
      Discussions:
      3,641
      Messages:
      25,960
      Latest: 67 gs turn signal issues buick64203, Aug 15, 2018 at 7:33 AM
      RSS
    9. The Big Chill

      Jump in and crank up the A/C. If it dosen't work, ask questions and stay cool!!
      Discussions:
      670
      Messages:
      4,649
      Latest: 455 A/C Sanden Compressor bracket mummy68, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:32 AM
      RSS
  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.
      Discussions:
      233
      Messages:
      1,164
      Latest: SS blocks Hawken, Jul 14, 2018
      RSS
    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
      Discussions:
      3,375
      Messages:
      25,932
      Latest: converting a stock hood to GS ? buick64203, Aug 14, 2018 at 8:16 PM
      RSS
    3. Chassis restoration

      Are you sure that is supposed to be painted? All your general chassis resto questions.
      Discussions:
      2,904
      Messages:
      21,942
      Latest: Under trunk lid spoiler braces? Duane, Aug 13, 2018 at 3:13 PM
      RSS
    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
      Discussions:
      4,388
      Messages:
      24,846
      Latest: 65 Skylark Convertible Arm Rest Help markrieb, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:48 PM
      RSS
    5. The ragtop shop

      For all you wind in your hair guys! Any convertible related question.
      Discussions:
      867
      Messages:
      6,323
      Latest: Guide pins? 1965 joejbal, Aug 15, 2018 at 6:22 AM
      RSS
    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..
      Discussions:
      1,323
      Messages:
      11,521
      Latest: '71 GS Order Form Help dynaflow, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:54 AM
      RSS
    7. Repro Parts

      What parts do we want to make. And let's talk out how it can get done.
      Discussions:
      1,220
      Messages:
      11,912
      Latest: GS air cleaner foam seals rkammer, Aug 4, 2018
      RSS
  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
      Discussions:
      204
      Messages:
      2,851
      Latest: Engine Vibration. LARRY70GS, Aug 15, 2018 at 6:37 AM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      987
      Messages:
      13,536
      Latest: 231 to Buick 350 swap/Back from the dead KGB, Aug 14, 2018 at 10:06 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      2,507
      Messages:
      22,355
      Latest: seat in a drop top same as JoeBlog, Aug 13, 2018 at 6:20 PM
      RSS
    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
      Discussions:
      408
      Messages:
      3,890
      RSS
    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!
      Discussions:
      207
      Messages:
      1,880
      Latest: Tire Chains - Best Type? scubasteve455, Jul 31, 2018
      RSS
    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
      Discussions:
      55
      Messages:
      489
      Latest: No power in my 430 fadec, Jul 3, 2018
      RSS
  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..
      Discussions:
      2,549
      Messages:
      38,149
      Latest: I'm going full size kent.gardner, Jul 28, 2018
      RSS
    2. The "Other" Bench

      A hangout spot for general chat and bench racing for all our non-Buick friends.
      Discussions:
      1,427
      Messages:
      13,355
      Latest: Great video on the AH-1 Cobra TexasT, Aug 5, 2018
      RSS
    3. Stock Appearing

      For vehicles of all makes, that "appear" stock.
      Discussions:
      122
      Messages:
      1,359
      RSS
  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
      Discussions:
      25
      Messages:
      365
      Latest: Level 1A-R and 2A-R Specs and Pricing B-rock, Aug 11, 2018 at 9:45 AM
      RSS
    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
      Discussions:
      152
      Messages:
      1,707
      RSS
    3. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
      Discussions:
      68
      Messages:
      381
      RSS
    4. Antique Automotive Service

      Stainless Trim Polishing Mechanical Work Detailing Paint Restoration Inspections in the St. Louis area
      Discussions:
      29
      Messages:
      1,347
      Latest: 72 GSX Stage1 4 Speed Smartin, Aug 12, 2018 at 11:36 AM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      21
      Messages:
      363
      Latest: 3D Printed Chrome Mirror Gasket Project HeavensDevil, Aug 15, 2018 at 1:11 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      352
      RSS
  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"
      Discussions:
      1,603
      Messages:
      8,385
      Latest: 69 gs floor shift speedo. 2manybuicks, Aug 12, 2018 at 12:30 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      13,307
      Messages:
      55,499
      Latest: 1968 Buick GS 350 - $15500 bjporter, Aug 15, 2018 at 9:24 AM
      RSS
    3. Buyer/Seller Feedback

      Post your good or bad experiences from doing business in these classified sections here. Please, be courteous and professional
      Discussions:
      4,372
      Messages:
      12,540
      Latest: V8REGALOWNER v8regalowner, Aug 13, 2018 at 1:17 PM
      RSS
    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
      Discussions:
      10,580
      Messages:
      65,413
      Latest: Who wants to give me 60k for my Riv? telriv, Aug 15, 2018 at 10:51 AM
      RSS
    5. Parts for sale

      PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!! Also, try posting ads in our new section V8Classifieds.
      Discussions:
      24,162
      Messages:
      164,250
      Latest: carter 4055S 4bbl carb - '66 340 automatic DEADMANSCURVE, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:55 AM
      RSS
    6. Cars for sale

      PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!! Also, try posting ads in our new section V8Classifieds.
      Discussions:
      4,125
      Messages:
      34,931
      Latest: 1973 Buick Electra 2 dr. MASH4551, Aug 13, 2018 at 10:52 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      1,846
      Messages:
      14,149
      Latest: 71 GS stocker pbr400, Aug 15, 2018 at 12:29 PM
      RSS
    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
      Discussions:
      28,962
      Messages:
      163,159
      Latest: 71 Electra ext. body parts dhunter82, Aug 15, 2018 at 1:23 PM
      RSS
    9. Car Part-Outs

      NEW!!!! Post ads for cars that you want to part out. PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!!
      Discussions:
      238
      Messages:
      5,891
      Latest: 1965 wildcat 4 door SpecialWagon65, Aug 13, 2018 at 9:42 AM
      RSS