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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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    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: Editing my signature? Storm1, Dec 5, 2019
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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: New to the group in the Milwaukee area 71Buickguy, Dec 14, 2019 at 10:17 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: Boeing 777 Struck and Ball Lightning Redmanf1, Dec 15, 2019 at 2:12 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: V-Belt Advice Gary Anderson, Dec 14, 2019 at 7:29 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: Buick National Meet 2020 8587GN, Dec 10, 2019 at 9:15 AM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Power Timing your Buick V8 JDempy, Dec 14, 2019 at 4:21 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: Mustang gets tamed dfish1247, Oct 10, 2019
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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: 3 mid 50s buicks F/S Demolition man, Dec 14, 2019 at 11:31 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: 75 Century custom Junkman, Dec 12, 2019 at 7:36 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: Any single Buick guys? milo4510, Dec 14, 2019 at 12:13 AM
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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: My 71 GS evolution Nathan Leonard, Dec 14, 2019 at 8:15 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: Buick motor model Opelsauce, Dec 12, 2019 at 1:39 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: MadcatJr_USMC will always be in our hearts. JESUPERCAT, Dec 10, 2019 at 5:03 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: Broken main cap bolts on a 455 sean Buick 76, Dec 15, 2019 at 12:58 AM
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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: Rod Studs Came Out? sean Buick 76, Dec 15, 2019 at 1:02 AM
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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: 401 Build Continued.. GranSportSedan, Dec 14, 2019 at 9:52 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: Thoughts on converting to Electronic Ignition LARRY70GS, Dec 11, 2019 at 11:41 AM
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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: Turbo 400 transmission question. eagleguy, Dec 12, 2019 at 5:22 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: "Sick Speed" GS project Carcrazy, Dec 13, 2019 at 7:45 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: 8.5” BOP rebuild monzaz, Dec 14, 2019 at 4:05 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: CPP Vs. Right Stuff tubecatgs, Dec 14, 2019 at 11:45 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: 15x8 Fronts Dragdoc, Dec 14, 2019 at 10:45 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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      Latest: ladder bar jamb nut telriv, Nov 18, 2019
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: Headlight and wiring upgrade Redmanf1, Dec 13, 2019 at 12:44 AM
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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: Heater core box help BennyK81, Dec 14, 2019 at 4:02 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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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Headlight bezel self restoration? Dr. Roger, Dec 14, 2019 at 5:16 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: 69 GS400 Stage 1 convertible top question jmbarber, Dec 13, 2019 at 9:30 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: 1964 Skylark turn signal switch BillA, Dec 14, 2019 at 4:14 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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    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: Starwars air cleaner nut. 94IDI, Dec 13, 2019 at 5:22 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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      Latest: Here we go Apollo newmexguy, Dec 9, 2019 at 8:04 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: 1976 Buick Special makeover BUQUICK, Dec 10, 2019 at 6:49 AM
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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: 74 LeSabre heater core replacement 66electrafied, Dec 14, 2019 at 9:06 PM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: My 1965 Skylark Wagon GotTattooz, Dec 15, 2019 at 12:19 AM
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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 69GS400s, Dec 10, 2019 at 9:36 PM
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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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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: A discussion of engine superiority BQUICK, Dec 14, 2019 at 10:33 AM
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    3. Stock Appearing

      For vehicles of all makes, that "appear" stock.
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      Latest: What’s the biggest cam a stock appearing UNDERDOG350, Dec 14, 2019 at 5:52 PM
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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: What happened to the Tri-Shield homepage Cutlass, Dec 9, 2019 at 3:10 PM
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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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      Latest: You dip stick ! mikegs400, Nov 12, 2019
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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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    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: 61 Invicta bubble top 1969RIVI, Dec 14, 2019 at 11:16 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: red67wildcat (Roy) is the best! red67wildcat, Dec 14, 2019 at 1:36 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: SCREW EBAY Jerseysky66, Dec 14, 2019 at 6:12 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: Carhex quick ratio steering box sale CARHEX1, Dec 14, 2019 at 10:26 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: 1974 LeSabre Luxus convertible 13,000 miles Dennis S, Dec 14, 2019 at 11:29 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: Forged 401 pistons GranSportSedan, Dec 14, 2019 at 9:18 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: 68 225 Electra convert BBBPat, Dec 9, 2019 at 3:01 PM
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