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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Find Us On Facebook

    The IFRC now has a Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/InternationalFordRetractableClub

    Started by Administrator, 04-06-2014 09:38 PM
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    07-20-2017 09:40 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Website and Forum Problems

    Due to problems transitioning to a new website hosting provider the IFRC website was down for about one week and the forum was not working. We are...

    Started by Administrator, 02-11-2017 07:12 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-26-2017 09:19 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Glad to find this forum

    Glad to find this forum and hope it grows to be an active source of information exchange. I follow other forums and when trying to find info for a...

    Started by Joe Johnston, 12-08-2010 11:33 PM
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    03-03-2011 09:37 AM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome to the IFRC Forum

    Welcome to the International Ford Retractable Club's Forum. If you have questions on the 1957, 1958, or 1959 Ford Skyliner Retractable Hardtop,...

    Started by Harry W, 11-15-2010 09:53 AM
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    02-13-2011 07:26 PM Go to last post
  1. Joel Pear has passed away

    Joel Pear passed away on 12/12/2017 after a long battle with ALS. Joel and Betty were IFRC Convention Coordinators for many years. Joel was a...

    Started by Administrator, 1 Day Ago 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 0
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  2. Shock Absorbers

    I am just curious. Are shock absorbers like Bilstein Shocks compatible with classic vehicles like the Ford Skyliner?

    Started by lighttones, 2 Days Ago 08:03 AM
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  3. Mecum Auctions

    I noticed 8 or 9 Skyliners on the Kansas City Auction. I was told they were Rudy's. Now I see several more on the Kissimmee Auction. Terry of...

    Started by Ddave, 1 Week Ago 02:46 PM
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    1 Week Ago 01:14 PM Go to last post
  4. Is there a Classified section in here

    Looking to buy a Skyliner Let me know if you have a car for sale PM or : panhead@mail.dk Best Tim

    Started by 1939Coachbuilt, 08-29-2017 05:55 AM
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    3 Weeks Ago 05:24 PM Go to last post
  5. Wayne R Rollins Recovering

    Over the years many of us have relied on Wayne R Rollins for parts, advice and to fix our retractable tops on our Skyliners. Infact, there are 15...

    Started by XCentrick, 10-09-2017 07:09 PM
    parts, retractable, rollins
    • Replies: 2
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    3 Weeks Ago 05:09 PM Go to last post
  6. Engine Dyno Testing for 332 & 352

    Hi, Usually it would not apply to these types of cars but I'm curious if anyone has ever had there engine Dyno tested. I'm trying to determine some...

    Started by Finster, 10-23-2017 10:55 AM
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    10-23-2017 10:55 AM Go to last post
  7. lock motor color

    What is the correct paint for lock motors, gloss or flat black? Are the end caps also painted? I also would like to know how many running 58's are...

    Started by tbartel42, 09-11-2017 07:37 PM
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    09-17-2017 02:43 PM Go to last post
  8. 57 Top Won't Go Down

    Hello, my father's '57 has been parked for 8+ years and only been started a few times in the last few years. The top had always worked up until I got...

    Started by victorialynn2, 07-19-2017 06:41 PM
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    09-12-2017 06:37 PM Go to last post
  9. Post Rear Brake Drums

    I know the rear brake shoes are a different part number on the Skyliner and the rear brake shoes are wider on the Skyliner. Does anyone know the...

    Started by Suainie, 09-12-2017 03:25 PM
    brake drums
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    09-12-2017 06:28 PM Go to last post
  10. Where to buy cruise control for 59 Skyliner

    Looking for a modern cruise control for my Skyliner Galaxy. It has 4 speed (overdrive). I should also ask where did you mount your control...

    Started by Ddave, 08-31-2017 12:56 PM
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    09-06-2017 12:26 PM Go to last post
  11. Rear End Grease and Manual Transmission Grease

    I have been considering changing the rear end grease in my 57' Skyliner. I have read over the years how the modern GL-5 80w90 grease can damage...

    Started by SDSkyliner, 09-05-2017 12:25 AM
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    09-05-2017 10:41 AM Go to last post
  12. cruise-o matic transmission needed

    Hi everyone, I'm a new member here and as I wrote in my introductory post I was lucky to find a '58 Skyliner in Germany on my business stay there....

    Started by 58retrac, 08-31-2017 03:06 PM
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    08-31-2017 03:06 PM Go to last post
  13. Smile How many have been made skyliner -59 fairlane badge

    Hello and greeting from Finland. Ford Skyliner -59 is made with Galaxie and Fairlane badges. Does anyone know how many Ford fairlane -59 Skyliner...

    Started by ToniQ, 08-23-2017 01:30 AM
    badge, fairlane, made, skyliner
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    08-23-2017 01:30 AM Go to last post
  14. Tension of "V" Belt on Select Air Compressor for 1959 Skyliner 332CI

    Does anyone know the proper tension (in foot pounds) for the V belt on the 1959 Skyliner 332CI Select Air conditioner compressor? The manual...

    Started by XCentrick, 08-17-2017 08:54 PM
    "v" belt tension, 1959 skyliner, ac compressor, tension gauge
    • Replies: 1
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    08-17-2017 11:20 PM Go to last post
  15. location of Select Aire badge

    Dear Members, Can anyone post a photo showing me the exact location of the Select Aire badge on the '59 Skyliiner? I am reinstalling mine and...

    Started by rex, 08-17-2017 10:14 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    08-17-2017 08:47 PM Go to last post
  16. Retractable owners in NC

    Hello, Everyone, I need a little help with the top adjustments on my '58 and wonder if there are any Skyliner mechanics in NC or surrounding area...

    Started by rex, 08-01-2017 05:30 PM
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    08-17-2017 10:13 AM Go to last post
  17. VIN history

    I am from Austria and about to buy a 1959 Galaxie Skyliner with VIN H9RW102798. The plate of the driver side pillar has obviously been replaced by a...

    Started by wauwau, 07-17-2017 02:27 PM
    history, vin
    • Replies: 2
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    08-15-2017 12:46 PM Go to last post
  18. 59 Power Brakes

    I have almost all of the parts to upgrade to power brakes. A friend has a good diaphragm. Dumb Question: Is is necessary to change the master...

    Started by John R. Thomas, 05-12-2017 09:40 PM
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    07-24-2017 03:01 PM Go to last post
  19. 59 Upper Control Arm Bushings

    I wanted to see if you guys only replace the screw-on bushings for upper control arms or if you actually replace the shaft. It appears that the...

    Started by 1959retractable, 07-20-2017 11:54 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-20-2017 11:54 PM Go to last post
  20. 1957 Skyline Manuals?

    Hello, I recently inherited my father's Skyliner. I have a 1957 Ford manual that includes the Thunderbird and Skyliner as well as others. A friend...

    Started by victorialynn2, 07-18-2017 01:10 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    07-18-2017 01:10 AM Go to last post

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