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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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      Latest: 2021 MCACN Show - 4 Buick unveilings ajesh35, Oct 17, 2021 at 12:26 AM
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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2021 Contributors list Jim Weise, Jun 21, 2021
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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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      Latest: LOCATION gsx455-4ever, Aug 20, 2021
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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: Hello everyone. Dano, Oct 18, 2021 at 12:28 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: Throttle cable conversion mikethegoon, Oct 18, 2021 at 7:12 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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    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: BSA 2022 David Hemker, Oct 17, 2021 at 8:34 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Hood Release Bracket mbryson, Oct 17, 2021 at 3:29 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: Best police encounter?? Nearing, Oct 17, 2021 at 1:35 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: 1938 Buick Special conv. $39,500. dynaflow, Oct 17, 2021 at 9:18 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: ‘76-‘77 Regal sean Buick 76, Aug 29, 2021
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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: 1970 Buick skylark jannhall, Jul 27, 2021
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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: Lord Vader - An Unknown Buick Returns Brett Slater, Oct 17, 2021 at 2:08 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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      Latest: MadcatJr_USMC will always be in our hearts. Taulbee2277, Oct 16, 2021 at 9:27 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: Dipstick with eddy heads knucklebusted, Oct 18, 2021 at 7:34 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: Flexplate balance slimfromnz, Oct 6, 2021
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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: Why is this on dimly? Mark Demko, Oct 18, 2021 at 6:14 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: Loud Top End Noise, '62 LeSabre 401. Smartin, Oct 18, 2021 at 7:27 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: Edelbrock choke gasket broke... Electra-fied, Oct 17, 2021 at 9:23 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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      Latest: Holley Sniper Question boe, Sep 29, 2021
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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: ST400 switch pitch pump gears BRUCE ROE, Oct 17, 2021 at 12:12 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: 1970 Pro-Touring Lark Sebambam, Oct 9, 2021
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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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: Strange noises from rear? Mark Demko, Oct 12, 2021 at 6:32 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: Anyone Wrapped a Sport Wheel? jannhall, Oct 17, 2021 at 10:06 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: 15x10 wheel on a 69 Skylark sean Buick 76, Oct 17, 2021 at 6:32 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: Moog 5401 springs. Skylark-72, Oct 16, 2021 at 8:42 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: driver side power window out - 1972 Electra Smartin, Oct 18, 2021 at 7:26 AM
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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: Codenser mounting buickri, Oct 13, 2021 at 6:55 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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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Vinyl Tops copperheadgs1, Oct 17, 2021 at 4:39 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: 70 Stage 1 carb and distributor date codes Stage 2 iron, Oct 17, 2021 at 6:13 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Correct lower door panel screws? Duane, Oct 17, 2021 at 8:36 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: 70 A Body top frame...am I missing anything? TimR, Oct 15, 2021 at 3:31 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: Engine VIN number 12lives, Oct 13, 2021 at 10:30 AM
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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: my newest buickbill, Sep 22, 2021
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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: 76 Lesabre upgrade questions... garyd, Oct 15, 2021 at 8:49 PM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: 1968 SportWagon Revival 95CCRMW, Sep 14, 2021
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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: Intech trailers ss4825, Feb 18, 2021
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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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      Latest: The '60 Deville build thread. STAGE III, Oct 15, 2021 at 8:17 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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      Latest: Updated Torque converter program!! Opa, Oct 17, 2021 at 11:40 AM
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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: 57 Roadmaster 75 Coupe Smartin, Oct 15, 2021 at 6:35 PM
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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: 5 stock '72 Electra wheels - no tires nekkidhillbilly, Oct 13, 2021 at 6:04 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: 1972 GS 455 convertible Dano, Oct 18, 2021 at 12:00 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: WILLLLLLLLLDBILL!!! IS DEE MAN! pbr400, Oct 15, 2021 at 10:14 PM
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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: 1970-1972 plastic cowl inserts- 3 pieces- $15 Duane, Oct 18, 2021 at 7:47 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: 455 Regal 1981 - SOLD :-( Thumper (aka greatscat), Oct 17, 2021 at 6:56 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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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 1967 Buick Gran Sport / Skylark Radio 12lives, Oct 18, 2021 at 7:17 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: 71 Electra 225 part out 8587GN, Oct 17, 2021 at 5:44 PM
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