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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: 2019 Contributors list Jim Weise, Aug 19, 2019
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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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  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: Borla Atak on 455 Ryanjbill15, Nov 10, 2019 at 1:51 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: Show me your Cam Lopes! Mart, Nov 12, 2019 at 3:33 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: Tapping into 12v for gauges?? BBBPat, Nov 12, 2019 at 8:05 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.
      Latest: 2019 GSR class info/changes Bens99gtp, Nov 11, 2019 at 3:37 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Sport Steering Wheel applications Hawken, Nov 8, 2019 at 3:02 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: 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: 1955 Buick Special with a Hemi kberjian, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:24 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: 1958 Roadmaster telriv, Oct 28, 2019
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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? BuickV8Mike, Aug 22, 2019
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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: First time she's seen daylight since 1999 Stage 2 iron, Nov 7, 2019 at 10:02 AM
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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: Old plastic model possible issue's?? PGSS, Nov 10, 2019 at 8:41 AM
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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, Nov 10, 2019 at 8:16 AM
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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: Rollmaster Experience Marv Marksberry, Nov 12, 2019 at 10:45 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: 350 Valve Spring Reccomendations? MrSony, Nov 12, 2019 at 10:02 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: Nailhead odds & ends gvinz, Nov 12, 2019 at 3:08 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 number please flynbuick, Nov 12, 2019 at 5:51 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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      Latest: Throttle rod to cable Buick bozo, Nov 11, 2019 at 4:06 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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      Latest: TH400 trans rebuild Bens99gtp, Nov 11, 2019 at 12:53 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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      Latest: How to make the 68 Riviera stiffer and lower? telriv, Nov 7, 2019 at 12:11 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: I'm Back....sort of flynbuick, Nov 10, 2019 at 6:29 AM
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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: Are Stock Buick Rears Really That Oddball? newyork455, Nov 8, 2019 at 9:57 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: Steering Box leak BillA, Nov 11, 2019 at 9:49 AM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: Dog Dish Caps STAGE III, Oct 28, 2019
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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: Need help with drag springs BrianTrick, Oct 30, 2019
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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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 StfSocal, Nov 10, 2019 at 3:23 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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    3. Chassis restoration

      Are you sure that is supposed to be painted? All your general chassis resto questions.
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: how to make a radio 12lives, Nov 12, 2019 at 10:01 AM
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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: 72-Pinchweld molding clips Skylard, Nov 1, 2019
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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: Build sheet corkgs, Oct 31, 2019
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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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  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: Wiper motor wiring BBM66, Oct 28, 2019
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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: 1958 rear end swap WQ59B, Nov 6, 2019 at 6:03 PM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: Buinicorn my 1964 wagon superbuickguy, Nov 11, 2019 at 11:23 PM
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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: Headers or exhaust manifold? Buick 350 Kanad, Nov 8, 2019 at 6:29 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: 70 GS 455 Auto Trans - Which Carb tminihan, Nov 9, 2019 at 4:00 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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      Latest: 1972 Pontiac carb Bigpig455, Oct 31, 2019
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    3. Stock Appearing

      For vehicles of all makes, that "appear" stock.
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      Latest: Building a GSX/Clone? OHC JOE, Oct 23, 2019
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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: 470 CI Stroker Engine SageSenior, Oct 16, 2019
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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 at 3:19 PM
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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      Latest: BBB Billet Cranks BrianTrick, Nov 7, 2019 at 7:13 AM
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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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      Latest: 70 Stage1 Convertible Smartin, Nov 11, 2019 at 6:09 PM
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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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      Latest: free thebuick, Nov 11, 2019 at 7:47 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: Nice ‘72 Sportwagon On Facebook 1972Mach1, Nov 12, 2019 at 3:17 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: Mark Stellar is awesome. stellar, Nov 7, 2019 at 11:30 AM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: 1970 GSX, non-stage with AC BuickGSrules, Nov 12, 2019 at 7:58 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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      Latest: Front and Rear Shocks oldschool85, Nov 12, 2019 at 3:29 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: Wanted:1987 Buick Regal Turbo T or Turbo T Limited cjp69, Nov 10, 2019 at 12:16 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 70-72 Skylark/GS convertible pinch weld trim rp455, Nov 12, 2019 at 3:37 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: I got parts for 75 Lesabre convertibles..... flynbuick, Nov 11, 2019 at 9:42 AM
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