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@  Marchi1 : (13 January 2021 - 12:20 AM)

I think we can do that

@  ejguillot : (01 January 2021 - 07:29 PM)

Happy New Year all! Let's keep this board alive for 2021.

@  dezldave961 : (26 November 2020 - 07:26 PM)

Same. While having my GTP from 02-14, I built it for a buddy in 09 and bought it from him in 16. Going all out now while we're still on partial shutdown. Great way to pass the time.

@  ejguillot : (19 November 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Welcome back earth1. I'm still sticking by my project regal, even if it has been a garage queen for the last couple of years.

@  earth1 : (18 November 2020 - 03:27 PM)

I want to thank those who run this site for their dedication and for keeping this site going through the years. To have a really good Regal GS, one has to have an extraordinary level of dedication to the car that includes a long-term commitment to it, and not just a passing fancy. Similarly, to the people that keep this site going through the years had to have a similar level of dedication and commitment to keeping it going. I just want to tip my hat, pay my sincere respect to this level of commitment, and say thank you. I will try to contribute what I can. I know that these cars are 20+ years old now and a lot of people have moved on from them, but I want to be counted as one of the ones that stuck with them for the long-term. I hope to see others that love their Regals be active here in this site, and for the Regal community to support each other. Count me in.

@  earth1 : (16 November 2020 - 07:49 PM)

I finally remembered my password and can get logged in. I have missed posting to this forum. Lots of things to add here from my own Regal GSE project.

@  ejguillot : (20 October 2020 - 03:32 PM)

Well, welcome back!

@  Marchi1 : (13 October 2020 - 11:58 PM)

Holy Crap I got in...finally remembered my login

@  dezldave961 : (08 October 2020 - 02:13 PM)

:peeks around the corner:

@  ejguillot : (06 October 2020 - 01:41 PM)

Glad to hear there are still lurkers around.

@  buck531 : (05 October 2020 - 12:15 AM)

sup turd buckets?

@  de.regal : (04 October 2020 - 10:50 PM)

Still lurk every day

@  tpivette : (03 October 2020 - 02:32 AM)

Sucks these forums are as vacant as they are... oh well, there's still the faithful like us!

@  kevandkaye : (27 September 2020 - 02:40 AM)

Yet still, we lurk. :o

@  ejguillot : (27 September 2020 - 01:08 AM)

Yeah, Facebook took over and killed forums.

@  dezldave961 : (26 September 2020 - 03:24 AM)

Ya, most of the original wave of active members have changed vehicles to something (probably) less mod-friendly, with the occasional person in an LS or Hemi that they do some bolt-ons to. Kinda sad that forums faded.

@  ejguillot : (23 September 2020 - 09:02 PM)

Finally updated my signature to match my current Buick.

@  ejguillot : (10 September 2020 - 03:20 AM)

Things are terminally quiet around here...

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@  dezldave961 : (29 July 2020 - 04:06 AM)

Just became a moderator on 3800Pro, so that's fun. I know it's gone thru a couple hands since Intense got sold, then that guy sold the forum. Not sure what that'll help, but it's something.

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Under belly pan cover?

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#1 jason.arthur.taylor


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Posted 29 November 2019 - 08:03 PM

Happy thanksgiving Buick Regal old timers and granddaddies.


My Audi A6 has a plastic underbelly "pan" which goes underneath the entire engine bay. The name of this thing itself is part of the reason I'm posting since I don't really know the best words.  Help me out.  Some ideas: belly pan, splash guard, underbelly panel, underbelly plate, belly plate, belly pan, undercarriage pan?  What's the best word?  


It is a pain to remove just to do an oil change.  Also, if you are doing a job and loose a bolt, it will go there instead of the concrete.  But, even so I need this on my cars and was curious if there's such a thing on my buick regal.  I got my regal used and the first thing to loose would be this thing, so I was just asking if this is available on this car.  I checked ebay to see if there's a part, but didn't see anything.  I want it for a few reasons and would be happy to get an aftermarket one if anyone knows of one.

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Posted 29 November 2019 - 10:43 PM

Nope. Not on this car.
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Posted 05 December 2019 - 11:19 PM

Nope. Not on this car.


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Posted 08 December 2019 - 10:49 PM

Thanks for the replies Fast86GN and Ohmygs.

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Posted 30 December 2019 - 03:52 AM

They're correct, but also be sure the air dam is in place.  It's usually a ~3-4" plastic flap hanging down just ahead of the front cross beam of the engine cradle/crossmember directing air to the radiator to not bypass it.  These have more structure on some newer W-bodies, extending to the bottom of the bumper cover (my GXP's does that).


Sidenote:  ~12yrs ago a friend (JohnC from ClubGP) made a panel for under the rear of his GTP to cut-down the "parachute" effect from the rear bumper cover, since it's hollow from the gas tank to the back.  Covering that area where only the spare tire well occupies seemed to be a cool idea.  He ran some high 11.4's at ~119mph like this with some great launches, granted the XPZ setup with his custom head porting probably did 99% of the job, but every bit helps.

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