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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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      Latest: Buick discontinues the Regal Max Damage, Oct 27, 2020 at 1:09 PM
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    2. Board Supporters

      A listing of all usernames of those who help support this board.
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      Latest: 2020 Contributors list wallypep, Aug 30, 2020
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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: 'Emojis' - where did they go? 6769RIV, Oct 16, 2020
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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: Robots? AC Larry, Oct 2, 2020
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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: 455 education: help wanted Dalton69Skylark, Oct 27, 2020 at 11:51 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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    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: 66 Special Dashpad removal?? wkillgs, Oct 25, 2020 at 9:39 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.
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: 1967 GS 400 front wheel well trim no1oldsfan, Oct 26, 2020 at 11:40 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: Best police encounter?? Matt69olds, Oct 14, 2020
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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: 1955 Buick Special with a Hemi kberjian, Oct 25, 2020 at 7:00 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: Dash Bezel swap? Dalton69Skylark, Oct 6, 2020
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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: Buick Widows? Sean H, Sep 21, 2020
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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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    11. The Hobby Lobby

      Get the latest information and how to's on Buick Model and Die Cast Cars.
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      Latest: Who is this?? Anyone?? Bueler?? Nailhead in a 1967, Oct 21, 2020 at 3:21 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: Continuing prayer for our nation! kidsixpack, Oct 26, 2020 at 9:00 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: Heater Core Failure - Nasty 436'd Skylark, Oct 27, 2020 at 4:52 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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      Latest: Hayes 455 flex plate. Billy, Oct 19, 2020
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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: Rebuilt 350 leaks oil Mark Demko, Oct 27, 2020 at 5:11 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: Idle RPM misfire theroundbug, Oct 26, 2020 at 8:36 AM
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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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      Latest: LS swap made easy STREETFIGHTER50, Oct 11, 2020
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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: Powerglide is all power and no glide. Max Damage, Oct 27, 2020 at 1:10 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: 72' ProLark build Sebambam, Oct 26, 2020 at 7:38 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: 3.08 vs 3.23 with Muncie m20 Dano, Oct 27, 2020 at 9:24 AM
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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: Front sway bar bushings help needed. Lucy Fair, Oct 24, 2020 at 7:50 AM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: Motor Wheel Corp Rally wheels DeeVeeEight, Oct 24, 2020 at 9:36 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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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: Die Hard Battery is back! gs66, Oct 22, 2020 at 7:07 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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      Latest: Lost 70' SS Block AC Larry, Oct 25, 2020 at 5:22 PM
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Proper Paint Finish for a Few Items 6455spd, Oct 26, 2020 at 7:40 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: 1970-72 Skylark Front Clip alignment schwemf, Oct 26, 2020 at 6:52 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: 67 GS400 auto rubber shift boot BuickV8Mike, Oct 23, 2020 at 8:30 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: Weak for the last six inches telriv, Oct 25, 2020 at 11:05 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: 70 GS 455 body tag decode breezy 455, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:27 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: Floor shifter and console Ken keefe, Oct 20, 2020
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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: 1974 Buick Apollo Thomas Squires, Oct 1, 2020
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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: 9 3/8" rear differences Electra GSX, Oct 20, 2020
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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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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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      Latest: 1998 Cherokee Sport rmstg2, Oct 26, 2020 at 10:31 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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      Latest: 65 right side mirror Blue Wagon, Sep 22, 2020
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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: All other makes misc pics no1oldsfan, Oct 26, 2020 at 10:34 PM
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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: Cam walk FJM568, Aug 30, 2020
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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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      Latest: Hemi Killer? mikegs400, Oct 16, 2020
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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      Latest: BBB Billet Cranks staged2ny, Oct 13, 2020
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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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    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: My dealings with John Massoud..Not Good Max Damage, Oct 24, 2020 at 2:35 AM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1970 GS 455 Vert in pieces $6K opener 6769RIV, Oct 26, 2020 at 9:18 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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    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: 1969 sportwagon 400 for sale Duane, Oct 27, 2020 at 10:10 AM
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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: 1966 SKYLARK gs66, Oct 23, 2020 at 2:52 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: WTB Buick 350 Oil pan and valve covers. 197064buickspec, Oct 27, 2020 at 12:51 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: Destroying 1973 GS stage1 4-speed for parts AC Larry, Oct 27, 2020 at 7:22 AM
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