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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: 2021 Contributors list Jim Weise, Jun 21, 2021
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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: New user from Poland 12lives, Sep 16, 2021 at 2:56 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: Nos 70-72 fenders 436'd Skylark, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:54 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: Need a tight radius steel line bender Briz, Sep 12, 2021 at 12:17 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: Hemmings article; East coast Buick nationals 68 Wildcat, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:25 PM
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    5. Buick FAQ

      A collection of the more commonly asked questions.
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      Latest: Power Timing your Buick V8 LARRY70GS, Sep 14, 2021 at 5:00 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: Ricer down idahoskylark, Sep 15, 2021 at 8:44 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: 49 roadmaster, help identyfing engine 66electrafied, Sep 12, 2021 at 11:11 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: ‘76-‘77 Regal sean Buick 76, Aug 29, 2021
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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: 1970 Buick skylark jannhall, Jul 27, 2021
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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: My 71 OHC JOE, Sep 15, 2021 at 6:29 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 prayer requests here. No religious based political discussion please.
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      Latest: Prayers appreciated! docgsx, Sep 15, 2021 at 9:19 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: 430 with stage 2 heads opinions 83T-type, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:54 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: 557 BBB 482, Sep 14, 2021 at 8:13 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: ISO: 1964 buick 300 cylinder heads needed philbquick, Sep 13, 2021 at 7:49 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: Loud Top End Noise, '62 LeSabre 401. Chad Nicoletti, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:56 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: New fuel tank boe, Sep 14, 2021 at 9:20 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: SNIPER EFI on my Twin Turbo SBB Sebambam, Sep 11, 2021 at 8:08 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: Switch pitch question ssmock, Sep 15, 2021 at 6:24 PM
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    2. Pro-Touring

      A home for your G-machine Buick A or G body.
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    3. U-shift em

      For gear grinders only, all your manual trans questions.
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      Latest: Converters sean Buick 76, Sep 15, 2021 at 3:38 PM
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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: Posi Differential fluid 65 Rivera LARRY70GS, Sep 15, 2021 at 8:28 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: Lost powerbrakes after WOT? john.schaefer77, Sep 14, 2021 at 10:52 AM
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    6. The Hides

      Wheel and tire info here.
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      Latest: Tire size for rear of 69 gs? Jeff Pulera, Sep 14, 2021 at 11:13 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: ABC Performance mini tub Question B-rock, Sep 15, 2021 at 11:30 AM
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: correct order for headlight buckets 12lives, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:11 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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      Latest: Who's interested in converting to R152a? bw1339, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:47 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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      Latest: wanted. aluminum intake 350 tom moore, Aug 9, 2021
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    2. Color is everything!

      All you need to know about paint and bodywork.
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      Latest: 70-72 outer wheel house drspencer, Sep 8, 2021
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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: Anyone try an Art Morrison Chassis gstewart, Sep 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: 1970 GS pearl white interior questions.. Postsedan, Sep 16, 2021 at 3:52 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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    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: 68-69 wish list 69GS430/TKX, Sep 15, 2021 at 10:43 PM
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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: 72X CAR UP FOR SALE CUSTOMD1, Aug 21, 2021
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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: Ball joint on upper arms tom moore, Sep 14, 2021 at 9:41 AM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: 1968 SportWagon Revival 95CCRMW, Sep 14, 2021 at 7:40 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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      Latest: Intech trailers ss4825, Feb 18, 2021
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    6. Jeeps with the Buick Heartbeat

      Everything you want to know about Buick powered Jeeps.
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      Latest: 1970 Jeep Wagoneer 350/TH400/Dana20 Dano, Sep 16, 2021 at 2:45 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: Pure Stocker passes kidsixpack, Aug 3, 2021
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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: Always runs best just before it blows up. Briz, Sep 10, 2021 at 7:06 AM
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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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      Latest: Thread size choke mounting screw ? Kaule, Sep 15, 2021 at 2:06 PM
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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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: 57 Roadmaster 75 Coupe Smartin, Sep 7, 2021
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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: Ida relief offer Briz, Sep 15, 2021 at 8:27 PM
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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: 1965 Gran Sport - $13,500 PCUB, Sep 16, 2021 at 1:23 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: 197064buickspec 197064buickspec, Sep 7, 2021
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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 Silver Mist coupe Brian Albrecht, Sep 16, 2021 at 1:31 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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    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: Looking to buy near Wisconsin MASH4551, Sep 15, 2021 at 11:23 PM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 1970 - 1972 Cowl Panel Screen . . . . ToddsGS, Sep 16, 2021 at 4:47 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 GS400 4-speed convertible Ken Mild, Sep 14, 2021 at 2:13 PM
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