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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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      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 Jim Weise, Oct 16, 2017 at 4:17 PM
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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: Log in problem rmstg2, Sep 27, 2017
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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 member in South Africa - 66 Wildcat, with 455 Rui, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:28 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: Distributor LARRY70GS, Oct 18, 2017 at 1:38 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: Cleaning up chrome body molding on 1968 skylark Daryl, Oct 17, 2017 at 9:40 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: GSX on power nation Dadrider, Oct 10, 2017
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Coolant disappearing from radiator Cowboysway, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:52 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: Buick eats Maserati britt'sStage 1, Oct 12, 2017 at 8:04 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: Hoods John Codman, Oct 16, 2017 at 2:19 PM
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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: '67 gs parts car Dreamlark, Oct 7, 2017
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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, Oct 15, 2017 at 6:35 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: 1/25 scale Buick Skylark Hawken, Sep 26, 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: Having some unexplained health issues 64 wildcat conv, Oct 17, 2017 at 7:23 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: Post your 11/12 second 455 combos! oldschool85, Oct 18, 2017 at 11:02 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: Another oiling upgrade option Weekender, Oct 17, 2017 at 7:14 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: 10:1 static what's needed? 300sbb_overkill, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:28 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: QJ major stumble at high RPM ravensbud, Oct 18, 2017 at 11:53 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: How big of cam with EFI TheSilverBuick, Oct 15, 2017 at 6:44 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: Turbo 400 shift stop question BQUICK, Oct 15, 2017 at 9:15 AM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Converting M21 to M20? knucklebusted, Oct 8, 2017
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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: 9 3/8 Posi monzaz, Oct 16, 2017 at 8:00 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: Aluminum front brake drums Premier 350, Oct 18, 2017 at 5:56 AM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: What tire size and rim combo are you running? 87GN_70GS, Oct 16, 2017 at 4:33 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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    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: 72 SunCoupe a/c 36racin, Oct 13, 2017 at 6:32 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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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Sealer, base and clear advice please DasRottweiler, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:12 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: Question about under hood decals BP714SPEEDGSRAG, Oct 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM
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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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      Latest: New cyl o rings? rogbo, Oct 17, 2017 at 3:05 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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    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: Best valve cover gaskets buick64203, Oct 2, 2017
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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: Need help! TheSilverBuick, Oct 9, 2017
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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: Tubular a arms for wildcat? racenu, Oct 13, 2017 at 9:42 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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    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: Who has ran a holley 3bbl? schlepcar, Oct 17, 2017 at 1:21 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: Looking..... Smokey15, Oct 18, 2017 at 11:37 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: Nailhead Pistons? Jim Weise, Oct 1, 2017
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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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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: Moved to a bigger place... 12lives, Oct 17, 2017 at 1:10 PM
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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: 1969 225 some good parts gsx455-4ever, Oct 15, 2017 at 4:31 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: 1971 Buick GSX Tribute LandYacht, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:34 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: Thanks tufbuick! tdacton, Oct 18, 2017 at 7:51 AM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1966 Buick AM/FM Mono Radio mrolds69, Oct 17, 2017 at 8:23 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: TA SP1 455 gobuick, Oct 18, 2017 at 12:47 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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      Latest: 72 Skylark, w/455, GS hood. C.Rob, Oct 16, 2017 at 8:26 PM
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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: 1970 GS Stage 1 four speed, double blue Brett Slater, Oct 18, 2017 at 10:58 AM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 71 grille parts Kenny462, Oct 18, 2017 at 1:32 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: Partiing 73 Century 2door Skyhawk, Oct 17, 2017 at 8:50 PM
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