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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 08:38 PM
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    04-25-2017 09:16 AM 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 06:12 PM
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    03-26-2017 08:19 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 10:33 PM
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    03-03-2011 08:37 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 08:53 AM
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    02-13-2011 06:26 PM Go to last post
  1. Gas Tank Replacement

    I am pulling the tank tomorrow I have little hop of salvaging it. Any thoughts or suggestions? Maybe where to order a new one from and other parts...

    Started by hallroger8817, 6 Days Ago 05:06 PM
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    1 Day Ago 08:09 AM Go to last post
  2. Buying a 59

    We are in the process of buying a 59 with a rebuilt motor and trans. And new exhaust. It has no rust and has been sanded and is ready for paint and a...

    Started by MadBassham, 05-15-2017 07:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    2 Days Ago 09:26 PM Go to last post
  3. Fuel Line to carb

    My 352 was transplanted from a 65 Galaxie with an edelbrock intake and a Holley carb without a choke. I replaced the edelbrock with a stock 352...

    Started by John R. Thomas, 1 Week Ago 09:14 PM
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    3 Days Ago 11:37 AM Go to last post
  4. Need OEM Sway (Stabilizer) Bolt Dimensions For 1959 Skyliner

    Have you changed out your sway bar bushings? I am wanting to change mine on my '59 Skyliner. I ordered a new kit from a very reputable source but the...

    Started by XCentrick, 1 Week Ago 11:47 AM
    bolt, dimensions, kit, linkage, sway
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    5 Days Ago 04:31 PM Go to last post
  5. 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 08:40 PM
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    1 Week Ago 12:03 PM Go to last post
  6. 59 Instrument Cluster plastic cover

    Does anyone reproduce the plastic instrument cluster cover? Every one I find is cracked or scratched terribly. I am referring to the plastic cover...

    Started by 1959retractable, 1 Week Ago 10:58 PM
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    1 Week Ago 07:40 PM Go to last post
  7. Spotlight circuit

    I have not found a fuse rating for the 59 Spotlight. Does anyone know what amperage fuse should be used for the Spotlight? On a side note, does...

    Started by 1959retractable, 2 Weeks Ago 09:48 AM
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  8. 1959 Neutral Safety Switch

    A friend has jumped the connector on the switch. Nothing has jumped out at me on line. I believe it's a 352 with cruise-o-matic.

    Started by John R. Thomas, 05-07-2017 09:15 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 11:23 PM Go to last post
  9. Painting foam sun visor

    Ref. 59 foam sun visor; What brand of paint and the color needed for off white foam padded sun visor on a 59?

    Started by John R. Thomas, 05-02-2017 03:31 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 02:36 PM Go to last post
  10. A reflection of......

    Today I discovered why my inside mirror vibrates. It is held in place with only the center machine screw. I removed it to find the other two nuts...

    Started by John R. Thomas, 3 Weeks Ago 08:44 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 02:14 PM Go to last post
  11. Master Cylinder

    You may recall my question ref. power brakes. My Galaxie has non-power brakes. Someone stated that they upgraded to power brakes without changing...

    Started by John R. Thomas, 3 Weeks Ago 07:00 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 09:59 PM Go to last post
  12. B8A-19578-A Steering Gear Lubricant alternative

    The 1959 shop manual clearly states, in bold letters, to NOT use a multi-purpose gear lubricant in the steering gearbox. But the part number given...

    Started by 1959retractable, 4 Weeks Ago 11:10 AM
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    3 Weeks Ago 03:24 PM Go to last post
  13. Skyliner Magazine Classifieds

    I just received my Skyliner magazine. While enjoying it on my lunch hour I noticed 1.5 pages of cars for sale ads. I think that is the most I have...

    Started by Finster, 4 Weeks Ago 02:29 PM
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    4 Weeks Ago 02:29 PM Go to last post
  14. 1959 Brake Booster

    I have a 59 Skyliner with the Kelsey Hayes underdash bellows style brake booster - B9AZ2005A. Does anyone know if the 1958-1960 Thunderbird brake...

    Started by Suainie, 05-17-2017 08:06 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    4 Weeks Ago 11:14 AM Go to last post
  15. Master cylinder, power brakes

    Who sells....what manufacture stocks, 1 1/8" master cylinder for 59 Galaxies with power brakes?

    Started by John R. Thomas, 4 Weeks Ago 09:58 PM
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    4 Weeks Ago 11:07 AM Go to last post
  16. Power Steering Bushings

    Ref. my 59; I need the fat heavy rubber bushing that mount the ram to the linkage. My system does not leak. Therefore don't try to fix it. Who...

    Started by John R. Thomas, 05-10-2017 02:51 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-12-2017 08:36 PM Go to last post
  17. 1959 Skyliner Tire Size

    I seem to get conflicting reports from different folks as to the original tire size that came on 59 retractables. I had thought they were 8.00 x 14"...

    Started by 1959retractable, 05-08-2017 11:52 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-09-2017 09:47 PM Go to last post
  18. Interior paint code

    Hi. Can someone help me to find the paint codes for the interior parts of my 1957 Skyliner? I want to redo the steering column and some other...

    Started by wintros, 04-21-2017 06:10 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-03-2017 08:26 AM Go to last post
  19. Power steering control valve

    Is there a clamp on the power steering control valve similar to the type used on the tie rod connecting sleeve? It would appear to be a larger...

    Started by Mark Lentz, 04-30-2017 06:39 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-03-2017 08:05 AM Go to last post
  20. LED Headlights Upgrade

    Someone who is familiar with LED upgrade of headlights on a 59 Retractable...what is the correct size on the headlights? ...

    Started by 59Skyliner_Norway, 04-16-2017 03:17 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-01-2017 11:21 AM Go to last post

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