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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 Announcments

      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 Jim Weise, Mar 26, 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 upload a picture in a conversation dynaflow, Apr 16, 2018 at 9:34 AM
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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: gsx Brad Conley, Apr 19, 2018 at 8:24 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: Rare speedometer on eBay what gives. LARRY70GS, Apr 20, 2018 at 7:09 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: Has anyone seen a spindle like this? Stan1971, Apr 15, 2018 at 9:35 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.
      Latest: Buick Show in Puyallup Wash dukec, Apr 17, 2018 at 9:52 AM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: 1963 Buick Engine Colors PGSS, Apr 15, 2018 at 10:11 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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      Latest: Not a kill but embarrassing ricers afracer, Apr 20, 2018 at 3:36 AM
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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: Tissue dispenser info Richard Elbon, Apr 20, 2018 at 12:44 AM
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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: 65 Skylark 4dr in FL Junkman, Mar 29, 2018
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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: Buick Widows? Roberta, Dec 9, 2016
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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: 1971 GS stage 1 Silver fern alain, Apr 18, 2018 at 7:26 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: 1967 Buick GS in Saphire Blue coming soon! 67 Post GS, Apr 19, 2018 at 2:10 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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  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: Mutha thumpr, thumpr or TA 212 cam 1969RIVI, Apr 20, 2018 at 7:07 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: Oiled down the track,Again. Briz, Apr 18, 2018 at 6:52 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: Long turn over time MrSony, Apr 20, 2018 at 2:13 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: Doc's dual plane mod and port matching stky Daves65gs, Apr 19, 2018 at 10:22 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: Qjet running A little rich BadBrad, Apr 19, 2018 at 7:08 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: 2200-2400 converter for stockish 350? cjeboyle, Apr 20, 2018 at 5:00 AM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: Project Stage2r gs66, Apr 19, 2018 at 7:48 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: TA aluminum flywheel problem Buicksky, Apr 19, 2018 at 10:59 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: Should I pull the trigger on this one? monzaz, Apr 17, 2018 at 2:05 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: Sway bars for a 77 regal questions darren fitzgerald, Apr 19, 2018 at 9:54 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: Need some custom drag wheels ravensbud, Apr 19, 2018 at 7:58 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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      Latest: Fat or skinny Poll! Smokey15, Apr 18, 2018 at 7:58 AM
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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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  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: Didn't turn out well. dynaflow, Apr 12, 2018
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Removing wax before buffing scubasteve455, Apr 17, 2018 at 8:45 PM
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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: 72 skylark front end conversion flynbuick, Apr 20, 2018 at 6:44 AM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Need a couple of bolts gsfred, Apr 17, 2018 at 9:03 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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    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: Why no history info on the 1971 Buicks? Guy Parquette, Apr 18, 2018 at 12:04 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: GlassTec brand front spoiler bamboo72, Apr 17, 2018 at 7:45 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: No Hook! TheSilverBuick, Mar 27, 2018
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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: Turbocharged 350 Buick Regal hugger, Apr 20, 2018 at 5:21 AM
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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: 1976 Buick Electra 4 door body mounts Luxus, Apr 19, 2018 at 1:46 PM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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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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      Latest: 350 Buick in a Jeep dvkramer, Nov 21, 2017
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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: AEM air fuel ratio gauge problems buick64203, Apr 19, 2018 at 10:06 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: Need 18 HP Side Shaft engine flynbuick, Apr 20, 2018 at 7:31 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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      Latest: Stacey David's GearZ TV "Big Bad Buick" elagache, Apr 15, 2018 at 9:34 AM
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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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    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: Repairing flipping chrome mirror STAGE III, Apr 15, 2018 at 6:11 PM
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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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    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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    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: Todd GS - Excellent! PaulGS, Apr 20, 2018 at 6:43 AM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: Edelbrock Performer Intake oldschool85, Apr 19, 2018 at 8:24 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: Grilles, Quadrajet carbs, lots o stuff!! Brett Slater, Apr 20, 2018 at 7:26 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: Mint skylark race or street 37,000 orig miles 72STAGE1, Apr 20, 2018 at 1:12 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: Skylark gs 1970 bumpers wanted Buickcub, Apr 18, 2018 at 7:29 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: clean 350 oil pan buickbob1, Apr 20, 2018 at 6:44 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: 1967 gs400 convertible 4 speed 69GSM21, Apr 19, 2018 at 10:54 AM
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