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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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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2018 Contributors List sriley531, Oct 20, 2018 at 4:12 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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      Latest: Fabrication thread or page Nailhead Ronnie, Oct 19, 2018 at 11:21 PM
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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: Uploading no worky Guy Parquette, Oct 8, 2018
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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: GS Nationals T Shirt Mike B in SC, Oct 23, 2018 at 10:21 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: TIRE SHAAAAAKE!!! HELP!!! LARRY70GS, Oct 23, 2018 at 6:19 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: GM tilt column experts! dynaflow, Oct 22, 2018 at 9:02 AM
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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: 2018 GSR Roll Call hugger, Oct 23, 2018 at 2:49 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Gauges? JStov, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:04 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: Not a kill but embarrassing ricers woodchuck2, Oct 17, 2018 at 9:33 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: 55/6/7 differences/ terminology John Codman, Oct 23, 2018 at 9:12 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: Garage of Gold lrlforfun, Sep 30, 2018
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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: Where my girls at? Smokey15, Jun 18, 2018
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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: 1970 GS350 Survivor Brett Slater, Oct 22, 2018 at 9:00 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 your experiences with like-minded BB members here.
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      Latest: Hurricane Michael sent us packing... Taulbee2277, Oct 21, 2018 at 5:50 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: +60 overheating problems Schurkey, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:01 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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      Latest: My 455 build question head cc MikeytGS, Oct 21, 2018 at 9:19 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: Help me design a 350 vonhef, Oct 23, 2018 at 1:25 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: 1966 buick skylark GS Qatar gs66, Oct 18, 2018 at 8:53 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: Holley 850 on a 430 MarkusM, Oct 21, 2018 at 12:30 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: Troubleshooting Atomic EFI - misfire condition gs_jimmy, Oct 23, 2018 at 9:16 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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      Latest: Got jiggy with it. 4L80E behind 455 BBB Troys69GS, Oct 21, 2018 at 9:17 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: Boxing frame on 70 GS 455 sailbrd, Oct 21, 2018 at 1:02 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Tremec conversion kit tiresmoke, Oct 23, 2018 at 12:12 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: 12 bolt posi from my 69 g.s.400 gsgeorge3, Oct 22, 2018 at 5:01 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: T A sway bar darklark, Oct 22, 2018 at 2:02 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: New radial fun.. Taulbee2277, Oct 23, 2018 at 6:56 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: Prepping my frame B-rock, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:26 AM
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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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  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: 70 Lesabre Body work DruRizzo, Oct 22, 2018 at 4:38 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: Inner fender skirt fabrication hugger, Oct 23, 2018 at 5:11 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: 70 Buick Carpet DruRizzo, Oct 23, 2018 at 11:11 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: Weatherstripping part Redmanf1, Oct 20, 2018 at 6:07 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: Valve Cover Tag 1970 GS350 Duane, Oct 22, 2018 at 8:31 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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      Latest: 1970 Trunk rebuild Matt Knutson, Oct 19, 2018 at 6:08 PM
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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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    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: D&S Performance (DAN SMITH) Buick 455! STAGE-2 TORQUE, Oct 23, 2018 at 5:25 PM
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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: Wildcat in "First Man" movie DruRizzo, Oct 20, 2018 at 12:25 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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      Latest: Checking Interest/Opinions 83Stage1, Sep 6, 2018
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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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      Latest: No power in my 430 fadec, Jul 3, 2018
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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: Mr Cobra cobravii, Sep 22, 2018
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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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      Latest: 350 flexplate BrunoD, Oct 20, 2018 at 9:12 AM
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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      Latest: Billet Heads, Intakes & Accessories 87GN_70GS, Oct 23, 2018 at 2:23 PM
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    4. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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      Latest: Carb rebuild Prairie Piston, Oct 12, 2018
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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: 72 GSX Stage1 4 Speed Smartin, Oct 21, 2018 at 6:11 PM
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    6. 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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      Latest: 3D Printed Sport Mirror Gasket Project knucklebusted, Oct 17, 2018 at 6:32 PM
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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: 455 buick , water pump cruzn57, Oct 9, 2018
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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: Magical mirror??? Electra man, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:12 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: Color Me Disappointed..... Brett Slater, Oct 22, 2018 at 8:37 AM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: Nice 65 GS , Big Price brucer, Oct 23, 2018 at 10:13 AM
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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: 70-72 Hood w/Harwood scoop Short_Crank, Oct 23, 2018 at 6:20 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: 1968 Buick GS 400 Lance Hudnell, Oct 23, 2018 at 1:59 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: Power steering brackets late 60's -> '70s hugger, Oct 23, 2018 at 6:12 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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