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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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    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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      Latest: "There was a problem uploading your file" wkillgs, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:05 PM
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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: Please move my post Nailhead Ronnie, Dec 2, 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: Hey I am Bob from Wisconsin. 2001ws6, Dec 13, 2018 at 6:32 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: KBR Wildcat Results? Bens99gtp, Dec 13, 2018 at 10:06 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: Product review- H&R Parts bushing tool Seven6Regal, Dec 13, 2018 at 6:30 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.
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Oil Pump clearances and oil pressure hugger, Dec 10, 2018 at 8:02 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: Finally got one dfish1247, Dec 3, 2018
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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: Two rusty 68 skylarks thebuick, Dec 12, 2018 at 3:26 PM
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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: All Wheel Drive AWD 71 Buick Skylark sean Buick 76, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:55 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: My son is now R.I.P BennyK81, Dec 12, 2018 at 5:23 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: 1970 455 versus 1973 Schurkey, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:53 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: Reconditioned Cranks greatscat, Dec 13, 2018 at 8:02 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: ***Buick 350 Alum Heads Update*** Mart, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:19 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: 1955 dynaflow claude brooks, Dec 13, 2018 at 6:19 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: Carb woes johnriv67, Dec 13, 2018 at 4:31 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: Boosted Buicks Here! hugger, Dec 11, 2018 at 3:33 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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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: What steering wheel are you using? Bigpig455, Dec 13, 2018 at 6:21 PM
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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: Yukon Posi monzaz, Dec 13, 2018 at 1:19 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: The Hook Up! 71GS455, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:40 PM
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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: Case of the Missing Bolts Dragdoc, Dec 9, 2018 at 9:57 AM
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: A/C relay wiring jaye, Dec 13, 2018 at 3:39 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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  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: Buick red engine paint StratoBlue72, Dec 9, 2018 at 8:47 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: Stock Ride Height: '67 GS ? sbrmd, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:49 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Legendary 25% off sale OHC JOE, Dec 13, 2018 at 6:38 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: tension cables GSXER, Dec 13, 2018 at 8:35 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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    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 30, 2018
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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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    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 johnnyboy, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:57 AM
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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: Factory Buick tow cars WQ59B, Dec 8, 2018 at 10:25 PM
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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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      Latest: V-6 in a CJ-6 philbquick, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:55 PM
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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: Not Pure Stock, but what I've been doing Tim Clary, Dec 8, 2018 at 10:38 PM
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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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  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: 350 2500 stall converter DasRottweiler, Dec 8, 2018 at 10:32 AM
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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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      Latest: TA rearend cover/girdel racenu, Dec 11, 2018 at 8:19 PM
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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      Latest: KBR at the GS Nationals glen roberts, Dec 7, 2018 at 7:11 PM
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    4. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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      Latest: 1970/1971 GS Ram Air Cleaner, restored for sale gsgnnut, Dec 11, 2018 at 7:10 PM
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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, Dec 13, 2018 at 9:41 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: Reproduction Window Stickers LARRY70GS, Nov 22, 2018
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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: "8 track tapes???" 2manybuicks, Dec 7, 2018 at 5:34 AM
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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: 1970 GS 455 Convertible $10,500 70 gsconvt, Dec 13, 2018 at 8:16 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: Positive for 69ST1BW Donnie, Dec 12, 2018 at 6:03 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: Apollo White 1970 GSX racenu, Dec 13, 2018 at 4:44 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: 70-72 Skylark wiper arms and blades Greg Gessler, Dec 13, 2018 at 8:49 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: 1972 GS 350 for sale BYoung, Dec 13, 2018 at 12:47 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: Wanted 1970 Apollo White GSX Stage 1 Automatic GNSX, Dec 13, 2018 at 7:29 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 340 philbquick, Dec 13, 2018 at 8:29 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: Parting a 71 GS honest03060, Dec 13, 2018 at 5:28 PM
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