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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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    3 Days Ago 08:40 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 06:12 PM
    • Replies: 2
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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. 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 Day Ago 10:51 AM Go to last post
  2. 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, 3 Days Ago 10:54 PM
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  3. 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, 4 Days Ago 05:41 PM
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    3 Days Ago 08:05 AM Go to last post
  4. 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, 6 Days Ago 12:10 AM
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  5. 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, 6 Days Ago 01:27 PM
    history, vin
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  6. 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: 3
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    1 Week Ago 10:15 AM Go to last post
  7. Voltage Regulator......Not Cheap

    Today I ordered a new one from my local Bumper to Bumper auto parts store. Once again...OUCH !! My price was more then $100. No exchange either.

    Started by John R. Thomas, 1 Week Ago 09:24 PM
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  8. 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, 06-13-2017 09:14 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    1 Week Ago 09:20 PM Go to last post
  9. Does anyone know approximately how many Skyliners are left? Epesially 1959's?

    I can find production numbers for all 3, but no estimates on survivors This question always comes up at car shows! 1959 Skyliner weight =...

    Started by Paul59Skyliner, 3 Weeks Ago 09:58 AM
    general questions
    • Replies: 1
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    2 Weeks Ago 05:42 PM Go to last post
  10. 57 brake booster

    I've got a 57 that the brakes have never worked. When I got it, the brakes had a vacuum leak. Pulled the booster off and there was a hole in the...

    Started by Scott Torvinen, 3 Weeks Ago 07:33 PM
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    3 Weeks Ago 07:43 AM Go to last post
  11. Car cover

    Can anyone suggest a vendor who supplies car covers for 59 skyliner WITH CONTINTENTAL KIT😎?

    Started by Alan, 3 Weeks Ago 05:23 PM
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  12. 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, 06-15-2017 05:06 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    4 Weeks Ago 08:09 AM Go to last post
  13. 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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    4 Weeks Ago 09:26 PM Go to last post
  14. 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, 06-13-2017 11:47 AM
    bolt, dimensions, kit, linkage, sway
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    06-16-2017 04:31 PM Go to last post
  15. 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, 06-08-2017 10:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-10-2017 07:40 PM Go to last post
  16. 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, 06-08-2017 09:48 AM
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    06-08-2017 09:48 AM Go to last post
  17. 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
    • Replies: 7
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    06-06-2017 11:23 PM Go to last post
  18. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    06-05-2017 02:36 PM Go to last post
  19. 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, 05-25-2017 08:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-05-2017 02:14 PM Go to last post
  20. 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, 05-31-2017 07:00 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-02-2017 09:59 PM Go to last post

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