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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 Jim Weise, May 7, 2019
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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 kid with 70 Skylark Brandon Cocola, Jun 15, 2019 at 7:14 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: 1968 Riviera 430 low vacuum reading on gauge buick64203, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:48 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: 1965 Skylark 2-door V8 301 yachtsmanbill, Jun 15, 2019 at 8:41 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.
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: GS door panel badges gsgnnut, Jun 13, 2019 at 6:53 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: Buddy in Track Hawk gets Embarrassed by my GSX Regal1, Jun 11, 2019 at 3:56 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: Crimping terminals bober0, Jun 3, 2019
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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: 70 Skylark in a junk yard in TX TXGS, Jun 16, 2019 at 8:07 AM
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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, Apr 26, 2019
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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: 64 Skylark......."ALPHA LARK" Steve Reynolds, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:41 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 prayer requests here. No religious based political discussion please.
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      Latest: To the Father-less Nailhead Ronnie, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:44 AM
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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: Feel Pro vs Cometic head gaskets Schurkey, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:52 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: Rollbar Weight? Steve Reynolds, Jun 16, 2019 at 11:58 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: Did my best time at Quaker so far Mark Demko, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:35 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 blower intake ? marxjunk, Jun 15, 2019 at 5:15 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: Tuning Assistance jhems17, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:43 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: Points Alternative DauntlessSB92, Jun 12, 2019 at 8:03 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: 200-4R line pressure too high TexasT, Jun 16, 2019 at 11:13 AM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: Anyone using the Holley EFI Steve73GS, Jun 12, 2019 at 9:28 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Tach comparision Early 70 to later 70/72 TXGS, Jun 14, 2019 at 10:27 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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    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: Brake pedal travel Mark Demko, Jun 16, 2019 at 9:46 AM
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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 StfSocal, May 28, 2019
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: Anyone in MA do Cluster Rebuilds? telriv, Jun 12, 2019 at 8:40 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: APDI radiators Dr. Roger, Jun 16, 2019 at 9:38 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: 67 GS400 Race car "Animal Eater" animaleater, Jun 15, 2019 at 6:33 AM
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Fiberglass GS hood ToddsGS, Jun 16, 2019 at 8:58 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: Steering Box/ tie rod color BrianTrick, Jun 13, 2019 at 9:25 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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    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: 1970 Wildcat buford27, Jun 16, 2019 at 1:45 AM
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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: Part review, auto trans floor shift handle 69 GS 400, Jun 14, 2019 at 7:08 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: TheSilverBuick's 1977 Skylark TheSilverBuick, Jun 10, 2019 at 4:35 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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      Latest: need front speakers for a 75 park avenue Luxus, Jun 12, 2019 at 12:48 PM
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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, Jun 13, 2019 at 3:51 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: 69 Gladiator gets Transplant telriv, Jun 10, 2019 at 12:13 PM
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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: Drag Racing DownUnder 2019 OZGS455, Jun 11, 2019 at 8:10 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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      Latest: 470 short blocks 87GN_70GS, Jun 4, 2019
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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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    4. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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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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    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: 70GS Harrison heater core UticaGeoff, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:40 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: Might be worth it idk 215 stuff hugger, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:09 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: Bill Lagna - Thanks for the Emblems TXGS, Jun 12, 2019 at 9:59 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1969 GS Stage1 Buicksky, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:07 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: 1969 Skylark grill fastest430, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:31 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: 1970 GS350 Documented Colorado Car 1970 STAGE 1, Jun 16, 2019 at 8:32 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: Looking for 1970 Wildcat C.Rob, Jun 14, 2019 at 9:31 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Alternator Adjustment Bolt Brett Slater, Jun 16, 2019 at 10:48 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: Part out 65 Buick special four door neal martin, Jun 16, 2019 at 12:09 PM
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