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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 Announcments

      Catch the latest news about V8Buick.com
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      Latest: GS Nats weather update Short_Crank, Sep 15, 2017
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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2017 Contributors List rallye, Jul 29, 2017
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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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      Latest: My Post on NE Dragway Today DasRottweiler, Sep 23, 2017 at 6:37 PM
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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: This 70 year old fart wet behind the ears? Briz, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:21 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: Mansfield, MA Swap Meet is No More Brett Slater, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:27 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: Brake Booster Removal 1963 Riviera telriv, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:25 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.
      Latest: NE Dragway Buick Bash 436'd Skylark, Sep 25, 2017 at 6:17 AM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: covert top ? robert malek, Sep 24, 2017 at 9:38 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: 72 Buick GS Stage1 (Gary Dutkowsky) scubasteve455, Sep 21, 2017 at 4:37 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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    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: 1973 Lesabre Custom Spotted garyd, Sep 25, 2017 at 9:39 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: 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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    11. The Hobby Lobby

      Get the latest information and how to's on Buick Model and Die Cast Cars.
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      Latest: 1988 Regal Model newmexguy, Sep 13, 2017
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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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      Latest: I miss her some times DeeVeeEight, Sep 24, 2017 at 9:42 PM
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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: PCV valve size? LARRY70GS, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:14 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: Dipstick clearance issue with stage 2 heads HotRodRivi, Sep 24, 2017 at 1:45 PM
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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: Are 340 and 300 heads the Same? Jim Blackwood, Sep 25, 2017 at 9:38 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: T/A roller rocker installation question LARRY70GS, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:48 AM
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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: Q-Jet part throttle lean condition telriv, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:23 AM
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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: A new EFI in town Nev, Sep 25, 2017 at 12:47 AM
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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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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: Car lower on the passenger side James66Skylark, Sep 24, 2017 at 7:02 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Pilot bearing help agetnt9, Sep 24, 2017 at 10:37 AM
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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: Looking for Hector CARHEX1, Sep 24, 2017 at 9:51 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: Coker (New) Firestone wide oval (radial) scubasteve455, Sep 24, 2017 at 7:02 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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      Latest: 67 Power windows question DauntlessSB92, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:24 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: Heater Motor Repair/Replacement bostoncat68, Sep 24, 2017 at 6:41 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: '72 Turbo 400 42H152169 '72 GS 455 Matt Knutson, Sep 20, 2017 at 5:38 PM
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Ugly original or Awesome custom? Vearguat, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:22 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: Image of battery tray area 68 69 Skylark srb, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:01 AM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: How many Tan/Brown 70 to 72 Interior colors ? Jim Jones, Sep 25, 2017 at 2:12 AM
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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: Tracing Heritage 1969RIVI, Sep 14, 2017
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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: Looking for a new hood blanket. alleyyooper, Sep 25, 2017 at 6:11 AM
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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: 455 power Apollo ken betts, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:34 AM
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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: D&S Performance (DAN SMITH) Buick 455! STAGE-2 TORQUE, Sep 21, 2017 at 6:42 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: 1973 electra centurion parts interchange garyd, Sep 25, 2017 at 9:44 AM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: Buinicorn my 1964 wagon elagache, Sep 24, 2017 at 9:35 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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      Latest: Ford F150 EcoBoost Twin Turbo Mike B in SC, Sep 25, 2017 at 6:59 AM
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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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      Latest: BBB for jeep Kenny462, Mar 3, 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: Thank you to the 2017 PSD crew Tom Miller, Sep 22, 2017 at 8:38 AM
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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: Who wants a Hellcat? Brian Albrecht, Sep 23, 2017 at 3:27 PM
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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: TA rearend cover/girdel HotRodRivi, Aug 4, 2017
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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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      Latest: Laurel Mist 58 Roadmaster Smartin, Jul 31, 2017
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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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    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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      Latest: gear vendors overdrive docgsx, Jun 10, 2017
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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: free 73 electra front bench seat 4 door garyd, Sep 25, 2017 at 9:59 AM
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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: 1962 Special - Street / Strip - $12k Short_Crank, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:49 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: Thank you Zach,Jesse,Doug & Kerry! Buickcub, Sep 24, 2017 at 2:35 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1970 Electra 225, 12k miles! My3Buicks, Sep 23, 2017 at 11:03 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: 15 x 7 Rallye wheels ThatBlue72', Sep 25, 2017 at 11:55 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: 1964 skylark 455 auto ginpolejumper, Sep 25, 2017 at 10:35 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: 70-72 Skylark or GS wanted Short_Crank, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:25 AM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Need sport mirror gaskets Brad Conley, Sep 25, 2017 at 11:09 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 hardtop part out priariecanary, Sep 24, 2017 at 7:58 AM
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