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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 Announcments

      Catch the latest news about V8Buick.com
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      Latest: Raceway park New Jersey closed for drag racing wkillgs, Feb 16, 2018 at 10:13 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: 2018 Contributors List tubecatgs, Feb 9, 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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      Latest: Pictures on PM Dwayne B, Feb 19, 2018 at 5:30 PM
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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 Member, Skylark Owner skylark guy, Feb 21, 2018 at 9:54 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: Electra 225 ? Nailhead Ronnie, Feb 22, 2018 at 1:18 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: Disc brakes Stan1971, Feb 21, 2018 at 3:38 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: TMCCC 2018 Schedule All over Texas this year! Regal1, Feb 19, 2018 at 1:36 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Gas Tank for 70 GS dan zepnick, Feb 21, 2018 at 9:48 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: The Staredown lemmy-67, Jan 29, 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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      Latest: Updating Suspension in a 57 Buick 56buickboy, Feb 21, 2018 at 5:47 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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    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? Roberta, Dec 9, 2016
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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: 72 GS350 buick64203, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:34 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 Big Brother, Don. Smokey15, Feb 11, 2018
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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: 430 stock fluids/filters Nailhead Ronnie, Feb 21, 2018 at 9:16 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: Bearing Clearances race0, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:31 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: What cubic inch can you stroke a 350 to? 8ad-f85, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:20 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: '66 GS Dealer Race car PGSS, Feb 17, 2018 at 9:11 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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      Latest: The Vacuum Line that isn't... on 430 gsx455-4ever, Feb 19, 2018 at 5:03 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: Block/Block Preparation for Procharger sailbrd, Feb 21, 2018 at 7:54 AM
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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: ping noise from transmission area DasRottweiler, Feb 21, 2018 at 4:14 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: 1964 Skylark build thread 64G-lark, Feb 16, 2018 at 1:32 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: 80W-90 GL-5 differential gear oil questions buick64203, Feb 21, 2018 at 6:49 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: Front Spindle Swap 1969RIVI, Feb 19, 2018 at 12:48 PM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: New shoes for betty white (my skylark). BigSmo54, Feb 20, 2018 at 10:19 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: Horn contact repair yachtsmanbill, Feb 20, 2018 at 6:11 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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  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: SR block Clark Porter, Feb 20, 2018 at 2:29 PM
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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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: 68 Skylark front bumper- grille questions Rich Skylark, Feb 17, 2018 at 4:40 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Rearview mirror w/lamp internals BuickV8$Mike, Feb 21, 2018 at 5:22 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: convertible top guru needed BuickV8$Mike, Feb 20, 2018 at 7:55 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: 1970 Reproduction Tri- Shield remote mirror DBS, Feb 22, 2018 at 12:05 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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    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: Front bumper fillers LARRY70GS, Feb 15, 2018
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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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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: My 1965 Skylark Wagon 1989GTA, Feb 14, 2018
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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: Mopar Rectrans Discover upstaged, Dec 3, 2017
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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 dvkramer, Nov 21, 2017
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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: Any appliance technicians for clothes dryer telriv, Feb 17, 2018 at 3:17 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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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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    3. Everyday Performance LLC

      Everyday Performance For Your Cruiser / Muscle Machine.
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    4. Antique Automotive Service

      Stainless Trim Polishing Mechanical Work Detailing Paint Restoration Inspections in the St. Louis area
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      Latest: 67 Electra 225 Convertible Project 66electrafied, Feb 19, 2018 at 2:41 PM
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    5. 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: 1969 Buick Electra fuel sending unit flynbuick, Feb 19, 2018 at 1:23 PM
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    6. 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: Pullies - DasRottweiler, Feb 12, 2018
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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: 71 front bumper racenu, Feb 21, 2018 at 9:50 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: Thumbs up for gobuick angelorayhurst, Feb 16, 2018 at 3:14 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1961 Electra 2 door Buy It Now $16,000 red67wildcat, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:06 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: Dog Dish and 15X 7 Steelies jzuelly1, Feb 21, 2018 at 10:16 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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    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: 71 Buick GS 455 Stage 1 With AC Wanted wovenweb, Feb 21, 2018 at 8:54 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: Stage 1 Emblem StratoBlue72, Feb 21, 2018 at 11:51 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: 1967 GS400 hardtop part out Ken keefe, Feb 20, 2018 at 7:59 AM
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