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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 Announcments

      Catch the latest news about V8Buick.com
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      Latest: Raceway park New Jersey closed for drag racing Houmark, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:23 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 sean Buick 76, Jan 15, 2018 at 8:50 PM
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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: Pics are up side down stall1970, Jan 15, 2018 at 8:31 AM
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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: First ever Skylark in Georgia(the country:) 2001ws6, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:04 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: BRRRRR--Too Cold sean Buick 76, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:47 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: Chrome Rear View Mirror Mounts meet Evaporust 2001ws6, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:59 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: All Buick Car Show in Puyallup WA in June! Skippy597, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:32 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: 1970 GS Hood Numbers rtv72, Jan 14, 2018 at 4:47 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: buick vs cobra vs ls1 BrunoD, Jan 15, 2018 at 3:32 PM
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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: First time engine pull on 63 cat buick64203, Jan 17, 2018 at 7:41 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: 69 Riviera Floor Pan ellwanger, Jan 14, 2018 at 9:11 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: 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: Lord Vader - An Unknown Buick Returns Brett Slater, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:14 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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  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: oil windage tray sean Buick 76, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:46 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: Water routing Philip66, Jan 15, 2018 at 10:30 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: 68 GS350 intake manifold sean Buick 76, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:45 PM
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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: Next Nailhead Build 2018 SpecialWagon65, Jan 17, 2018 at 9:45 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: 7040240 Q-jet? Cliff R, Jan 17, 2018 at 6:17 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: A new EFI in town sriley531, Jan 12, 2018 at 1:37 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: 2200-2400 converter for stockish 350? techg8, Jan 16, 2018 at 5:08 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 fit a 275-315 on the front? pro tour gsx, Jan 12, 2018 at 10:35 PM
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: What Clutch should I order? alain, Jan 15, 2018 at 9:32 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: U-joint/drive shaft question Weekender, Jan 11, 2018 at 9:36 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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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: 15 x 10 Buick Rallys Curt McKim, Jan 16, 2018 at 8:46 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: Moog 5401 springs. Gary Bohannon, Nov 28, 2017
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: LED Lights bostoncat68, Jan 17, 2018 at 8:11 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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      Latest: Pulling '71 GS 350 Radiator Question alain, Jan 15, 2018 at 9:35 AM
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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: 70 Red/Black GS hugger, Jan 2, 2018
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: Interior Paint BrianTrick, Jan 17, 2018 at 8:18 AM
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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: Bad day for our '72 Skylark tsgp51, Jan 16, 2018 at 3:45 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Need help deciphering 77 Skyhawk cowl tag Brad Conley, Jan 15, 2018 at 7:08 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: '70 GS Conv 455 Value wovenweb, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:36 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: Help with what I bought? VIN, Codes and etc. Dan Healey, Jan 17, 2018 at 10:01 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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  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: 231 to 350 swap (Help!) sean Buick 76, Jan 11, 2018 at 3:38 PM
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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: Back up and running Short_Crank, Jan 11, 2018 at 5:50 PM
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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: I just found out I have an ultra rare Buick!! Bigpig455, Jan 15, 2018 at 5:29 AM
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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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      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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    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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      Latest: 1970 350 3 spd. techg8, Dec 3, 2017
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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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    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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    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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    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: Buick Skylark GS"X" 1969 Buicksky, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:38 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: Thanks Craig Lacour Todd Borland, Jan 17, 2018 at 1:32 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: Buick 350 air cleaner matt68gs400, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:43 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: 72 nose 1971GSFAN, Jan 17, 2018 at 3:54 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: 1966 Wildcat on Denver Craigslist GSX10/10, Jan 17, 2018 at 12:23 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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      Latest: Skylark Convertible Ryans-GSX, Jan 16, 2018 at 9:30 AM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 68 GS Hood Spears RPGators68GS400, Jan 17, 2018 at 2:58 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: 1969 Skylark 2 dr Hardtop, Very Solid bostongsx, Jan 17, 2018 at 5:50 AM
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