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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
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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: 1969 GS400 pbr400, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:09 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: Buick powered boat yachtsmanbill, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:31 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: Which way is up? yachtsmanbill, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:59 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 winner sriley531, Oct 30, 2018
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: oil pressure Gold GS, Nov 8, 2018
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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: Finally got one dumbgruntss, Nov 18, 2018 at 10:45 AM
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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: 1968 Buick GS-350 California Interior??? Jason I Foca, Nov 18, 2018 at 9:00 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: 1973 Riv GS rear axle ratio?? Smartin, Nov 4, 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: Back from the grave 71 GS hwprouty, Nov 19, 2018 at 12:09 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: '62 Electra WIP Premier 350, Nov 14, 2018 at 5:27 AM
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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: My son is now R.I.P STAGE III, Nov 20, 2018 at 7:18 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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      Latest: No start Romel, Nov 20, 2018 at 12:46 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: Blown head gasket dan zepnick, Nov 13, 2018
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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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    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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    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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    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: Switch Pitch max HP BRUCE ROE, Nov 11, 2018
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: Project Stage2r alvareracing, Oct 31, 2018
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Clutch start safety question- need your opinion moleary, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:24 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: 8.625/30 spline going in a 71' 8.5 monzaz, Nov 15, 2018 at 9:15 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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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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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: Chassis/ Suspension recipes hugger, Nov 14, 2018 at 6:37 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: 68 Riv; Wiper Motor Woes Briz, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:05 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: O-ring for Pressure relief valve Robroy455, Nov 19, 2018 at 10:40 AM
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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: 1970 M21 - #40H212076 Brett Slater, Nov 3, 2018
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: 66 Skylark door part Skezix, Nov 19, 2018 at 12:43 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: Front spring removal - need help gsx455-4ever, Nov 20, 2018 at 4:00 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: 1967 GS 400 door panels jonmil, Nov 16, 2018 at 11:05 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: Weatherstripping part Cutlass, Nov 8, 2018
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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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      Latest: Rally gs wheels dynaflow, Nov 20, 2018 at 8:15 AM
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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: Introduction: Grandma's Apollo BeatersRus, Nov 15, 2018 at 9:16 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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      Latest: 231 to Buick 350 swap/1 year KGB, Nov 19, 2018 at 10:01 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: 71'72'73' Riviera resto parts 73Electra 225, Nov 17, 2018 at 4:40 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: 350 Buick in a Jeep newmexguy, Nov 18, 2018 at 10:43 AM
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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: 65-67 stage 2 headers TABuickMike, Nov 15, 2018 at 9:03 AM
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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      Latest: KBR at the GS Nationals JESUPERCAT, Nov 19, 2018 at 9:48 AM
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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: 72 GSX Stage1 4 Speed Brett Slater, Nov 19, 2018 at 9:11 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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    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: free 455 exhaust manifolds TTNC, Nov 16, 2018 at 12:05 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: 1968 GS400 - $21,500 Eric, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:33 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: GSFred AAA+ Stage 2 iron, Nov 15, 2018 at 10:11 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: Phil Dayen's 69 GS 350 Eric, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:27 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: Hooker Headers Super Comp Headers Buick 350 Chi-Town67, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:29 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: Reduced-69 gs400 very original 69GS&M21, Nov 20, 2018 at 4:47 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: Looking for a Skylark Ken keefe, Nov 20, 2018 at 11:19 AM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 71/72 Skylark steering wheel GS Kubisch, Nov 20, 2018 at 6:27 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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