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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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    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: What's your opinion? TrunkMonkey, Apr 10, 2022
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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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      Latest: How to post a picture LARRY70GS, Nov 5, 2022
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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: One leak then another… Max Damage, Nov 27, 2022 at 4:00 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: Deer hunters TORQUED455, Nov 27, 2022 at 7:24 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: Buick Oil Filters 73 Stage-1, Nov 27, 2022 at 3:46 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.
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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 FLGS400, Nov 27, 2022 at 2:48 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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    7. Classic Buicks

      For the early Buick lovers out there. Any and all questions concerning the pre-64 Buicks.
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      Latest: Well, I bought it rmstg2, Nov 26, 2022 at 7:06 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: AZ yard loaded with Buicks newmexguy, Oct 16, 2022
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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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    10. Members Rides

      Our "Hall of Fame", for our members to post a picture and buildup on their cars.
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      Latest: Where is the legendary Street Sleeper now? TORQUED455, Nov 27, 2022 at 7:21 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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      Latest: Returning modeller wildcat4, Nov 8, 2022
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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: The desire of your heart...... bhambulldog, Nov 26, 2022 at 10:08 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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    2. Race 400/430/455

      The who, what, where, and how of screamin' race big blocks.
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      Latest: Setting valve stem height D-Con, Nov 27, 2022 at 12:20 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: 340 engine tear down specs philbquick, Nov 27, 2022 at 6:38 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: 1961 364 Nailhead Valve Float gsgtx, Nov 27, 2022 at 11:14 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: Everyday Performance Electric Choke Chuck George, Nov 25, 2022 at 8:09 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: Help Designing BBB Turbo Exhaust Manifolds Sebambam, Nov 24, 2022 at 1:15 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: transmission linkage needed mineseats9, Nov 23, 2022 at 12:56 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: Is this a BBB Clutch fork? Brett Slater, Nov 27, 2022 at 4:51 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: Column shift tilt rebuild- help…. CJay, Nov 27, 2022 at 5:35 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: Bf Goodrich brown letters Smartin, Nov 26, 2022 at 9:13 AM
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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: Gasser Build hugger, Jul 9, 2022
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    8. Sparky's corner

      How to fix that wiring mess! And put in cool tunes!
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      Latest: How to remove needle from speedometer Cutlass, Nov 27, 2022 at 1:19 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: 1939 Buick Special convertible philbquick, Nov 26, 2022 at 9:31 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: Where the rain gets in… 12lives, Nov 25, 2022 at 12:00 PM
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    4. Interior City

      Dash, seat, carpets, and everything else inside. Ask here.
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      Latest: Front/Rear Shoulder belts Upgrade Redmanf1, Nov 23, 2022 at 1:02 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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    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: Documenting my car 12lives, Nov 23, 2022 at 9:09 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: 67 Skylark Tail light housings/bezel. dickie, Nov 26, 2022 at 12:48 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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    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: '71 heater blower resistor and pigtail N360LL, Nov 26, 2022 at 11:25 PM
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    4. Drag'n Wagons

      Mom should have had it so good!
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      Latest: Bredbox 81 Century wagon Max Damage, Oct 30, 2022
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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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  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 components
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    2. TA Performance

      Your Leader In Buick Automotive Engine Parts
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      Latest: New Buick 350 SP3 Intake testing sean Buick 76, Nov 25, 2022 at 11:09 PM
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    3. Kenny Betts Racing

      Buick V-8 Performance parts
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      Latest: WE'VE CONSOLIDATED LOCATIONS OHC JOE, Sep 4, 2022
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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 GS Stage1 Burnished Saddle Smartin, Nov 15, 2022
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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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      Latest: 1965-1973 GS Posters Mike Trom, Nov 25, 2022 at 8:42 AM
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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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      Latest: 70-72 Skylark Dash Restoration IDOXLR8, Aug 30, 2022
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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: 69 parts, will fit other years. James P, Nov 26, 2022 at 11:45 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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    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: Another positive for Steve Reynolds Steve Reynolds, Nov 21, 2022 at 9:32 PM
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    4. Ebay Parts and Cars

      Talk about parts and Cars on Ebay here.
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      Latest: Blue 4 spd console half/ mikethegoon, Nov 25, 2022 at 4:42 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: 71-72 Skylark Orig Full Trunk Pan, Can fit 70 donny1973, Nov 27, 2022 at 5:58 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: 1965 Wildcat Convertible needs resto Junkman, Nov 26, 2022 at 11:15 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: 77 z28 Redmanf1, Nov 26, 2022 at 1:48 AM
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    8. Parts wanted

      "Parts is Parts"
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      Latest: 1970 Skylark GS - Ram Air elbow wileyz28, Nov 27, 2022 at 7:25 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: Buick Riviera 72 boat tail Tom Hoenig, Nov 27, 2022 at 3:00 PM
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