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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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      Latest: New (old) plate for the GSX IlliniGSX, Mar 5, 2021 at 6:49 PM
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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, Mar 5, 2021 at 6:23 AM
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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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  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: Looking for misc parts gsfred, Mar 5, 2021 at 8:39 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: O2 wideband choices. HeavensDevil, Mar 6, 2021 at 1:10 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: 68 GS Power Steering ... Too Easy? jaye, Mar 3, 2021 at 2:21 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 lostGS, Feb 12, 2021
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Can you ID this Chassis Stamp? Jim Weise, Mar 2, 2021 at 7:53 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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    7. Classic Buicks

      For the early Buick lovers out there. Any and all questions concerning the pre-64 Buicks.
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      Latest: 1937 Buick possibly Century? 66electrafied, Mar 4, 2021 at 5:45 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: Hoarding parts jmos4, Feb 17, 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: 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: Lord Vader - An Unknown Buick Returns Brett Slater, Mar 3, 2021 at 6:21 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: 1:18 muscle cars as police cars sean Buick 76, Mar 3, 2021 at 11:24 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: Haven’t wanted to share this but..... GKMoz, Mar 3, 2021 at 8:36 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: Fuel injection, cam selection ? Donnie, Mar 4, 2021 at 9:33 PM
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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: Cool UTG video on the 350 sean Buick 76, Mar 5, 2021 at 8:54 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: n00b question from a 57 year old gsgtx, Mar 1, 2021 at 7:16 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: Allways empty.. Mike B in SC, Feb 26, 2021
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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: Need some guidance on 200r4 black70buick, Mar 5, 2021 at 12:07 PM
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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 87GN_70GS, Mar 5, 2021 at 10:41 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: Rear axle cover to housing. 1969briviera, Mar 2, 2021 at 9:41 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: 1966 Wildcat parking brake routing Duly, Mar 4, 2021 at 9:00 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: 1966 skylark 17” rims advise needed Chi-Town67, Mar 5, 2021 at 6:30 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: Bench testing a points tachometer 87GN_70GS, Mar 5, 2021 at 10:49 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: Large dis. A/c pulley steve murray, Mar 5, 2021 at 5:27 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: Looking for a specific 1970 GS Stage 1 Dano, Mar 1, 2021 at 2:22 PM
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: What should be cadmium plated under the hood Eric, Mar 5, 2021 at 10:33 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: 1962 Fender well splash guard press in clips Dan Hach, Mar 1, 2021 at 7:01 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Plastic Chrome Plating Recommendations? 12lives, Mar 4, 2021 at 5:49 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: 72 skylark top ken buchanan, Feb 22, 2021
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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: 1967 Special N360LL, Mar 5, 2021 at 10:29 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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  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: Hatchback trap door 73 apollo newmexguy, Mar 1, 2021 at 3:16 PM
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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: 1971 Riviera tire size options. TheTaxMan, Mar 3, 2021 at 4:10 PM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: Buinicorn my 1964 wagon Max Damage, Feb 23, 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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      Latest: Mystery Engine Diagnosis No Lift, Feb 7, 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: TRACTION for A-BODY 67NorCalGS, Feb 6, 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: 1965 Olds F85 “Snowflake” johnriv67, Mar 2, 2021 at 9:22 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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    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 Smartin, Mar 5, 2021 at 7:04 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: What to do with a Chevette? pbr400, Mar 3, 2021 at 12:23 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: 1 of 1 1987 Turbo T $43,000 rkammer, Mar 6, 2021 at 12:38 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: Got stung,.... dr, Mar 5, 2021 at 5:08 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: Buick 350 TA Headers Matteskylark71, Mar 5, 2021 at 10:58 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 Stage 1 4speed 1 of 101 For Sale sean Buick 76, Mar 4, 2021 at 12:49 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: WTB Buick Sedanette 1949-1950 Houmark, Mar 5, 2021 at 11:23 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 67 skylark front wheel well molding wanted NZ GS 400, Mar 5, 2021 at 10:35 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: 71 Riviera Martinleeuwis, Mar 4, 2021 at 1:21 PM
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