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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: 1973 Riviera VIN data WQ59B, Feb 13, 2024
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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2024 Contributors List Briz, Feb 26, 2024 at 6:50 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

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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: 430 Engine Emanuel Bader, Feb 22, 2024 at 1:10 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: SR-71 VET, Feb 26, 2024 at 1:53 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: My $35 Hood grille restoration Kirk600, Feb 24, 2024 at 12:49 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: 2024 GS Nationals schedule 71GSX, Feb 12, 2024
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Air Cleaner Identification Buicksky, Feb 25, 2024 at 1:08 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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    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: 63 Riv at Pick and Pull newmexguy, Feb 25, 2024 at 10:24 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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    10. Members Rides

      Our "Hall of Fame", for our members to post a picture and buildup on their cars.
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      Latest: 1965 Skylark GS body repairs and frame build gssizzler, Feb 26, 2024 at 12:40 AM
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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: 1970 Wildcat model at Walmart gsgns4me, Feb 23, 2024 at 9:21 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: Mike Nussell needs our prayers 72gs4spd, Feb 26, 2024 at 9:55 AM
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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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      Latest: Show em off! Canadian GS 350, Feb 22, 2024 at 8:21 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: Oil filter alternatives MASH, Feb 26, 2024 at 1:34 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: Mike Lewis head porter Stevem, Feb 26, 2024 at 10:50 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: Scored a nice one! techg8, Feb 21, 2024 at 5:33 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: Crank trigger EFI help Mason P, Feb 25, 2024 at 7:06 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: Speedometer cable Dr. Roger, Feb 24, 2024 at 7:56 AM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: Modify GS Air Cleaner for LS3? 12lives, Feb 26, 2024 at 11:57 AM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: 64 skylark 300 3 speed jmos4, Feb 25, 2024 at 10:27 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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      Latest: 1971 GS Stage1 with O-type axle BrianTrick, Feb 26, 2024 at 11:29 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: 68-72 vs 67 12lives, Feb 25, 2024 at 11:44 AM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: New rims nekkidhillbilly, Feb 16, 2024
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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: Battery tender/maintainer 72STAGE1, Feb 22, 2024 at 8:00 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: OEM POA Valve rebuild Q8 GS, Feb 12, 2024
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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: Satin Clear and Self Etching Primer mromaus, Feb 26, 2024 at 11:36 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: 67 skylark, core support bushings. 12lives, Feb 25, 2024 at 12:24 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Questions around the steering column 69WILD, Feb 26, 2024 at 1:17 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: Stapling Well Liner to Trim Stick dynaflow, Feb 24, 2024 at 8:54 AM
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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: Kenne Bell Stage 3 heads George D., Feb 18, 2024
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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: Ok, I got an Apollo XmeUP, Feb 16, 2024
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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: Column Shifter linkage ? papa roger, Dec 29, 2023
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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: Big block swap on a fullsize Buick? 350cid, Feb 24, 2024 at 12:03 PM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: 72 Estate Wagon Limited Sport Coupe Nailhead in a 1967, Feb 22, 2024 at 12:37 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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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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      Latest: Jeep Glad Gladiator Mark Demko, Aug 31, 2023
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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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    3. Stock Appearing

      For vehicles of all makes, that "appear" stock.
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      Latest: 72 Sun Coupe Deathwish, Feb 8, 2024
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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 components
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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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    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: 1967 GS400 tire pressure decal Buickman1967, Feb 20, 2024 at 3:00 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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    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: Cole Is Awesome 1968_GS400, Feb 25, 2024 at 10:19 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1969 Buick Skylark Hood Hinges Genuine Gm FLGS400, Feb 26, 2024 at 12:13 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: jack pcs, sport mirrors, interior rv mirrors cole, Feb 26, 2024 at 1:43 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: 1957 Chevy 3600 Pickup (3/4), Original Paint upstaged, Feb 23, 2024 at 9:28 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: 70 GS455 BrianTrick, Feb 14, 2024
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Plastikote Red Engine Paint STAGE III, Feb 26, 2024 at 9:04 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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