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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: 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: 1971 Skylark --all original, but needs some help N360LL, May 21, 2019 at 12:16 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: Every 17 years. scubasteve455, May 21, 2019 at 8:51 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: Spring help FlashGS, May 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM
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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: Rallly Steering Wheel dynaflow, May 16, 2019 at 11:45 AM
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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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    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: 79 Bonneville with Buick 350 in Tucson U pull RiviRich, May 18, 2019 at 12:41 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? 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" Xporcelli, May 21, 2019 at 8:24 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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  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: MSD Distributor Set Up Question Bens99gtp, May 21, 2019 at 8:44 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: twisted or straight. Bens99gtp, May 6, 2019
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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: 231 performance....going 4-barrel maybe blyons79, May 21, 2019 at 8:24 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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    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: New Carb Install jhems17, May 17, 2019 at 4:39 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: Transmission Governor and physics matt68gs400, May 21, 2019 at 3:13 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: What steering wheel are you using? DeeVeeEight, May 20, 2019 at 7:27 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Ram 10.5 twin disc clutch review 87GN_70GS, May 20, 2019 at 3:38 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: Which wear pattern looks better? monzaz, May 21, 2019 at 7:30 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: Newbie looking for Steering Advice Dr. Roger, May 21, 2019 at 5:25 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 B-rock, May 17, 2019 at 8:13 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: 8 track service and speakers mrolds69, May 21, 2019 at 8:51 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: 70 Skylark 455 radiator shroud alignment copperheadgs1, May 20, 2019 at 6:59 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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      Latest: Gsx 290084 wallypep, May 20, 2019 at 12:16 PM
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: 72 gsx black/gold SkylarkGeorgia, May 21, 2019 at 8:13 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 Radiator Hoses - 1970 GS 455 copperheadgs1, May 21, 2019 at 5:40 AM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Interior climate control sticker for a 69 cjp69, May 21, 2019 at 6:20 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: Convertible top switch gsfred, May 21, 2019 at 8:51 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: Help decode body tag JohnnyGS, May 19, 2019 at 7:46 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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      Latest: Steering column floor shift bowls schwemf, May 15, 2019 at 5:41 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: My Resto Project wormwood, May 7, 2019
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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: Stage 2 heads/headers in a 86 Regal rus, May 17, 2019 at 10:54 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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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: Aussie Gassers OZGS455, Mar 31, 2019
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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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  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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    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 350 higher capacity oil pan Mark Demko, May 18, 2019 at 7:32 AM
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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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      Latest: Another 57 Roadmaster 75 Project Smartin, May 19, 2019 at 9:03 AM
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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: 1967 GS400 tire pressure decal JohnnyGS, May 20, 2019 at 9:05 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: 1967 GS with 455 and original 400 $20,000 DauntlessSB92, May 21, 2019 at 6:50 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: v8regalowner GranSportSedan, May 21, 2019 at 8:32 AM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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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: 1970-72 Buick Radiator Cap scubasteve455, May 21, 2019 at 8:47 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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    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: 1971 Skylark Chrome Headlight Bezels needed efogs400, May 21, 2019 at 3:27 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Posi unit for 68-70 Buick 8.2” 2:73 BrianTrick, May 21, 2019 at 8:47 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: 1969 Electra four-door hardtop JayZee88, May 17, 2019 at 10:59 AM
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