V8buick.com

  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
      Discussions:
      45
      Messages:
      524
      Latest: v8buick.com in HotRod.com article TrunkMonkey, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:50 PM
      RSS
    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
      Discussions:
      54
      Messages:
      1,416
      Latest: 2019 Contributors list Jim Weise, Aug 19, 2019 at 9:18 PM
      RSS
    3. Suggestions and On-Line Voting.

      Your opinion counts here. Let it be known. We will vote on board changes here. The majority rules!
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      20
      RSS
    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!
      Discussions:
      483
      Messages:
      2,431
      Latest: 5Alerts by the “garage” 1972Mach1, May 16, 2019
      RSS
    5. Forum Operation Technical Support

      THIS SECTION IS FOR POST PROBLEMS USING THIS FORUM. PLEASE, NO AUTO RELATED QUESTIONS IN THIS SECTION!!!
      Discussions:
      89
      Messages:
      531
      Latest: I screwed up my Avatar - I think Bad Boattail, Aug 22, 2019 at 1:41 PM
      RSS
  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!
      Discussions:
      7,029
      Messages:
      55,159
      Latest: Chuck in Canada - 1966 Buick Wildcat Chuck Bridges, Aug 23, 2019 at 11:54 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      72,266
      Messages:
      878,996
      RSS
    3. Wrenchin' Secrets

      Share your tips and tricks with us! If you have found a better way to do something, clue us in here!
      Discussions:
      1,747
      Messages:
      15,581
      Latest: How to braid wiring. PCUB, Aug 22, 2019 at 9:04 PM
      RSS
    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: INAUGURAL MID-ATLANTIC BUICK REGIONALS quickstage1, Aug 20, 2019 at 8:33 PM
      RSS
    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
      Discussions:
      1,976
      Messages:
      13,838
      Latest: Powerband power on stand and rear wheels LARRY70GS, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:29 PM
      RSS
    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"
      Discussions:
      737
      Messages:
      9,426
      Latest: 70 EL Camino meets 70 Buick BrunoD, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:48 AM
      RSS
    7. Classic Buicks

      For the early Buick lovers out there. Any and all questions concerning the pre-64 Buicks.
      Discussions:
      2,420
      Messages:
      18,224
      Latest: My new Invicta red67wildcat, Aug 22, 2019 at 4:00 PM
      RSS
    8. Junkyard Jewels

      How to find those "secret" or rare parts to fit your Buick. What fits what and easy conversions
      Discussions:
      1,193
      Messages:
      8,665
      Latest: B body spindles 69wildcatgs, Aug 7, 2019
      RSS
    9. Buick "Widows" support group

      For all you ladies: even the "better looking racers amoung us". A forum just for you! Enjoy!
      Discussions:
      41
      Messages:
      848
      Latest: Any single Buick guys? BuickV8Mike, Aug 22, 2019 at 8:39 PM
      RSS
    10. Members Rides

      Our "Hall of Fame", for our members to post a picture and buildup on their cars.
      Discussions:
      1,542
      Messages:
      30,664
      Latest: Lord Vader - An Unknown Buick Returns Mike B in SC, Aug 20, 2019 at 7:59 AM
      RSS
    11. The Hobby Lobby

      Get the latest information and how to's on Buick Model and Die Cast Cars.
      Discussions:
      582
      Messages:
      4,250
      Latest: Buicks on the train set sean Buick 76, Aug 20, 2019 at 10:37 AM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      761
      Messages:
      9,676
      Latest: Help From Above… faster, Aug 4, 2019
      RSS
  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.
      Discussions:
      15,429
      Messages:
      165,890
      Latest: Lazy Lifter Mark Demko, Aug 24, 2019 at 5:18 AM
      RSS
    2. Race 400/430/455

      The who, what, where, and how of screamin' race big blocks.
      Discussions:
      2,807
      Messages:
      35,789
      Latest: Pump gas 750hp,... hugger, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:53 PM
      RSS
    3. Small Block Tech

      Curioius about the little brother? Ask here how to get your 215/300/340/350 some respect!
      Discussions:
      9,966
      Messages:
      120,548
      Latest: Quadrajet adjustment issues on rebuild buick64203, Aug 24, 2019 at 7:07 AM
      RSS
    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?
      Discussions:
      4,635
      Messages:
      48,434
      RSS
    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?"..
      Discussions:
      2,411
      Messages:
      18,644
      Latest: Quick fuel 850 DP hugger, Aug 23, 2019 at 10:28 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      518
      Messages:
      9,328
      Latest: Crane Xr1 conversion Nailhead Ronnie, Aug 11, 2019
      RSS
  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.
      Discussions:
      3,667
      Messages:
      27,276
      Latest: Th350 Was it Painted Mikejg, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:12 PM
      RSS
    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
      Discussions:
      150
      Messages:
      2,095
      RSS
    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
      Discussions:
      1,260
      Messages:
      10,698
      RSS
    4. Got gears?

      Too much gear? Not enough? Discuss all your rear end and driveshaft questions here.
      Discussions:
      2,648
      Messages:
      21,597
      Latest: 8.8 Ford in A-body B-rock, Aug 22, 2019 at 2:52 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      3,802
      Messages:
      27,235
      Latest: Rear Lower Control Arm Front Mount Da Torquester., Aug 22, 2019 at 7:45 AM
      RSS
    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
      Discussions:
      2,539
      Messages:
      19,187
      Latest: 15x8 Fronts hugger, Aug 22, 2019 at 9:09 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      463
      Messages:
      4,008
      Latest: ub frame connecters OZGS455, Aug 5, 2019
      RSS
    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
      Discussions:
      3,754
      Messages:
      26,969
      Latest: Anyone in MA do Cluster Rebuilds? telriv, Aug 23, 2019 at 8:47 PM
      RSS
    9. The Big Chill

      Jump in and crank up the A/C. If it dosen't work, ask questions and stay cool!!
      Discussions:
      728
      Messages:
      5,229
      Latest: Waterless Coolant Briz, Aug 23, 2019 at 7:11 AM
      RSS
  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.
      Discussions:
      243
      Messages:
      1,244
      RSS
    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
      Discussions:
      3,470
      Messages:
      27,214
      Latest: Body shops/ paint in new england?? Mach5racing, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:50 PM
      RSS
    3. Chassis restoration

      Are you sure that is supposed to be painted? All your general chassis resto questions.
      Discussions:
      3,048
      Messages:
      23,831
      Latest: Rust above frame Dr. Roger, Aug 22, 2019 at 7:44 PM
      RSS
    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
      Discussions:
      4,570
      Messages:
      26,172
      Latest: sorry dumb question coming..... 2manybuicks, Aug 24, 2019 at 2:18 AM
      RSS
    5. The ragtop shop

      For all you wind in your hair guys! Any convertible related question.
      Discussions:
      896
      Messages:
      6,523
      Latest: A pillar soft seals Convertible Skylard, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:56 AM
      RSS
    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..
      Discussions:
      1,358
      Messages:
      11,803
      RSS
    7. Repro Parts

      What parts do we want to make. And let's talk out how it can get done.
      Discussions:
      1,262
      Messages:
      12,199
      Latest: Windshield moulding Plastic fillers UNDERDOG350, Aug 22, 2019 at 4:49 PM
      RSS
  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
      Discussions:
      207
      Messages:
      2,905
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      993
      Messages:
      13,762
      Latest: Need help Gallagher, Aug 22, 2019 at 10:54 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      2,545
      Messages:
      22,673
      Latest: 235/75's on a 69 Riv 1969briviera, Aug 20, 2019 at 3:25 PM
      RSS
    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
      Discussions:
      412
      Messages:
      3,995
      Latest: Buinicorn my 1964 wagon superbuickguy, Aug 23, 2019 at 6:03 PM
      RSS
    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!
      Discussions:
      209
      Messages:
      1,907
      RSS
    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
      Discussions:
      64
      Messages:
      546
      Latest: 350 Flywheel flynbuick, Aug 24, 2019 at 1:15 AM
      RSS
  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..
      Discussions:
      2,558
      Messages:
      38,255
      RSS
    2. The "Other" Bench

      A hangout spot for general chat and bench racing for all our non-Buick friends.
      Discussions:
      1,442
      Messages:
      13,458
      RSS
    3. Stock Appearing

      For vehicles of all makes, that "appear" stock.
      Discussions:
      123
      Messages:
      1,366
      RSS
  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
      Discussions:
      29
      Messages:
      399
      Latest: My TSP 9.5” Review Tommygoat68, Aug 17, 2019
      RSS
    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
      Discussions:
      173
      Messages:
      1,921
      RSS
    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
      Discussions:
      11
      Messages:
      212
      RSS
    4. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
      Discussions:
      81
      Messages:
      447
      RSS
    5. Antique Automotive Service

      Stainless Trim Polishing Mechanical Work Detailing Paint Restoration Inspections in the St. Louis area
      Discussions:
      34
      Messages:
      1,640
      Latest: 57 Roadmaster 75 Coupe JayZee88, Aug 22, 2019 at 7:09 AM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      19
      Messages:
      481
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      353
      RSS
  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"
      Discussions:
      1,651
      Messages:
      8,785
      Latest: 6 way power seat parts 68 Wildcat 1969RIVI, Aug 23, 2019 at 10:51 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      14,886
      Messages:
      65,366
      Latest: 1968 Wildcat 2 door $3000 wildcatsrule, Aug 23, 2019 at 11:13 PM
      RSS
    3. Buyer/Seller Feedback

      Post your good or bad experiences from doing business in these classified sections here. Please, be courteous and professional
      Discussions:
      4,489
      Messages:
      12,853
      Latest: skylarkpaul Good person agetnt9, Aug 4, 2019
      RSS
    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
      Discussions:
      10,757
      Messages:
      67,186
      Latest: 1972 GS 350 sriley531, Aug 23, 2019 at 3:40 PM
      RSS
    5. Parts for sale

      PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!! Also, try posting ads in our new section V8Classifieds.
      Discussions:
      26,225
      Messages:
      177,877
      RSS
    6. Cars for sale

      PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!! Also, try posting ads in our new section V8Classifieds.
      Discussions:
      4,255
      Messages:
      36,514
      Latest: 72 gs350 body neal martin, Aug 22, 2019 at 6:57 PM
      RSS
    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.
      Discussions:
      1,894
      Messages:
      14,718
      Latest: 70-72 GSX clone 1972 Stage 1, Aug 22, 2019 at 10:03 PM
      RSS
    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
      Discussions:
      30,098
      Messages:
      172,124
      Latest: Stage 2 headers Kurt Kretlow, Aug 23, 2019 at 10:38 PM
      RSS
    9. Car Part-Outs

      NEW!!!! Post ads for cars that you want to part out. PLEASE READ THE POSTING POLICY BEFORE PLACING ADS!!!!!
      Discussions:
      260
      Messages:
      6,429
      Latest: 1969 Skylark 2 dr Hardtop, Very Solid AzChevs, Aug 23, 2019 at 9:33 AM
      RSS