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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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    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 Post a Photo on V8 Nailhead in a 1967, Jan 26, 2021 at 11:15 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: New Guy from Germany Sandro, Jan 26, 2021 at 3:33 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: Fiberglass 70 Headlight Bezels ilikebmx999, Jan 26, 2021 at 3:54 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: Column swap jim, Jan 26, 2021 at 3:28 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: 2020 GSX Reunion BUQUICK, Jan 21, 2021 at 7:33 AM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: 1972 GS Sun Coupe rare? Nailhead in a 1967, Jan 26, 2021 at 12:30 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: Sleeper Light patwhac, Jan 8, 2021
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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: 4-doors that you can fit a 455 in? theroundbug, Jan 25, 2021 at 10:42 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: '69 Skylark Rear End needed Dalton69Skylark, Jan 26, 2021 at 2:50 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: Buick Widows? Sean H, Sep 21, 2020
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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: 62 Special Build dr, Jan 25, 2021 at 4:53 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: Custom Diecast Model Builder Recommendations kilbornr, Jan 25, 2021 at 3:38 PM
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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: Never thought I would have to post here. hwprouty, Jan 23, 2021 at 7:49 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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    2. Race 400/430/455

      The who, what, where, and how of screamin' race big blocks.
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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: When to run a stall converter? Fox's Den, Jan 26, 2021 at 3:53 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: Distributor endplay for a Nailhead LARRY70GS, Jan 26, 2021 at 1:46 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: School me on 550 hp fuel system LARRY70GS, Jan 26, 2021 at 9:39 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: Another Sniper build tread Redmanf1, Jan 26, 2021 at 1:15 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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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: New Tremec TKX 5 speed ilikebmx999, Jan 26, 2021 at 3:53 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: can anyone ID this axle monzaz, Jan 26, 2021 at 12:26 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: Proportioning valve question(s) LARRY70GS, Jan 26, 2021 at 1:12 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: Rim Restoration Questions DaveR, Jan 22, 2021 at 12:50 AM
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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: Moog 5401 springs. Bogus919, Dec 31, 2020
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: LED Changeover - 1970 to 1972 Skylark & GS knucklebusted, Jan 20, 2021 at 12:27 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: 68-72 HVAC Vacuum Lines Matt Knutson, Jan 12, 2021
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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: 71 M21 4spd VIN#H178666 Tom454, Jan 20, 2021 at 10:37 AM
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: 69 GS 400 4speed hugger, Jan 25, 2021 at 2:44 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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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Irving seat belt tags? Reproduced? NZ GS 400, Jan 26, 2021 at 11:12 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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      Latest: Finally installed a top. buickbill, Jan 22, 2021 at 3:09 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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  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: Here we go Apollo Tankinitup, Jan 26, 2021 at 8:51 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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    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: 1968 LeSabre on vicegrip garage Heloman, Jan 25, 2021 at 3:35 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 superbuickguy, Jan 20, 2021 at 11:33 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: Factory Buick tow cars mrolds69, Jan 9, 2021
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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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      Latest: Mystery Engine Diagnosis LARRY70GS, Jan 3, 2021
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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: Door latches worn? Steve Triplett, Jan 13, 2021
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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: 72 442 W30 convertible Resto PGSS, Jan 26, 2021 at 7:07 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: Cam walk FJM568, Aug 30, 2020
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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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      Latest: 1972 GS Stage1 in Flame Orange chiefsb30, Jan 26, 2021 at 9:50 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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      Latest: 1965-1973 GS Posters Mike Trom, Jan 15, 2021
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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: 1957 Buick Wholesale Parts Guide white72gs455, Jan 25, 2021 at 12:34 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: 1961 Coupe Deville $13,500 1972Mach1, Jan 26, 2021 at 1:53 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: TOP FIVE SELLER-Mark Cornea, Dr. Decal!!! mrolds69, Jan 26, 2021 at 11:17 AM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 72 GS 350 four speed 69GS&M21, Jan 26, 2021 at 2:31 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: Later Build 350 P.S. Pump Bracket rus, Jan 26, 2021 at 3:54 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: 1967 Buick Skylark w/ 455 67skylarkGS, Jan 26, 2021 at 9:52 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: A friend looking for GS 4 speed A/C vert 1972 Stage 1, Jan 24, 2021 at 7:24 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 350 4bbl Intake Manifold theroundbug, Jan 26, 2021 at 3:10 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: 73 Olds Delta 88 convertible jim, Jan 26, 2021 at 3:33 PM
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