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  1. 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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    1 Week Ago 04:39 PM Go to last post
  2. 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
    • Replies: 9
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    07-20-2017 08:40 PM Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. 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
  1. Handling problem

    Iíve had my 58 for 16 years and havenít been able to correct a handling problem. When I turn the car either direction, It feels like the rear axle is...

    Started by Art, 10-20-2015 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    2 Hours Ago 09:17 PM Go to last post
  2. Proud NEW owner of a '59 Skyliner "project" car....

    Can't wait to restore!

    Started by Mrussett, 3 Weeks Ago 11:15 AM
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    3 Days Ago 10:12 AM Go to last post
  3. Skyliners used in Movies

    40 years ago movie titled French Connection . Movie had a 1959 black retractable chase . If I remember correct the car got smashed . Any members know...

    Started by hercules, 12-18-2011 01:33 PM
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    6 Days Ago 03:48 PM Go to last post
  4. CD conversion for T&C radio

    Hi guys, I'd like to add a CD player to my '59 Skyliner and keep the speaker in the original dash location. I saw an add somewhere for some sort...

    Started by Ron Clement, 12-30-2011 07:53 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    6 Days Ago 02:47 PM Go to last post
  5. President Eisenhower's Skyliner

    I've been trying to find out information about President Eisenhower's black 1957 Skyliner that he either bought or was presented to him by Ford. It...

    Started by mike3mra, 02-08-2012 02:58 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    6 Days Ago 02:43 PM Go to last post
  6. Mechanical woes

    Just joined the forum. Is there a technical site? I just bought my '58 Retractable a couple weeks ago. Got a manual online, started working on the...

    Started by John Heisley, 11-07-2016 03:17 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    6 Days Ago 02:32 PM Go to last post
  7. 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: 5
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    6 Days Ago 02:29 PM Go to last post
  8. New proud Skyliner Owner

    Hello! I just bought the car I dreamed of for years, a 59 Skyliner! No perfect condition but a good basis for further improvements I hope. ...

    Started by JSTUEBER, 3 Weeks Ago 05:33 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    6 Days Ago 02:20 PM Go to last post
  9. Introductiopn - restoring a '57 Skyliner

    Hi folks. My father-in-law died a few years back and gave my son his 57 skyliner! This car has sat undriven for at least 12 years that I know of. ...

    Started by desertskyliner, 02-03-2018 10:55 PM
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    1 Week Ago 04:49 PM Go to last post
  10. 58 Skyliner padded sun visors

    Anyone have a good pair for sale? new repos are expensive. Thanks

    Started by wdstanley, 02-21-2012 04:41 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    1 Week Ago 08:59 PM Go to last post
  11. Power Steering Dead Spot

    I'm posting this question for an IFRC member who isn't comfortable with using a forum. Here is the problem as described to me: The member...

    Started by Administrator, 04-03-2012 09:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    1 Week Ago 08:57 PM Go to last post
  12. From sunny Sweden

    This Saturday in a sunny and warm Sweden, sadly I got a crack in the right exhaust manifold. I can’t stand the noise; I think I will try to fix it...

    Started by Lars-57, 05-28-2012 11:55 AM
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  13. Power steering problem / question

    My '58 is almost ready, after a year long restoration. The power steering is spewing fluid out of the reservoir cap vent hole. Nothing was done to...

    Started by goob, 05-16-2013 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    1 Week Ago 08:45 PM Go to last post
  14. thanks tech support!

    Just wanted to give a big thank you to Dave Dudt for helping us out with our top problems last Friday. What a great relief to be able to call someone...

    Started by John Cole, 06-25-2013 06:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    1 Week Ago 08:41 PM Go to last post
  15. Do all 57' Fords Use the Same Brake and Fuel Line Kits?

    I have a question about the metal brake and metal gas lines on my 1957 Skyliner. I am strongly considering replacing all the metal brake and gas...

    Started by SDSkyliner, 05-13-2014 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    1 Week Ago 08:35 PM Go to last post
  16. power steering uprade

    Does anybody have information on upgrading the power steering cylinder with a power steering box. Is there an newer old ford that will work to...

    Started by lcraig63, 12-11-2014 10:20 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    1 Week Ago 08:33 PM Go to last post
  17. '59 Skyliner Power Steering Valve

    My local mechanic installed a "rebuild kit" in my steering control valve, now it seems to have a "hitch" & will suddenly oversteer in sharper...

    Started by DAnders H9KW, 12-29-2015 11:26 PM
    1959, control valve, oversteer, power steering, steering valve
    • Replies: 5
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    1 Week Ago 08:25 PM Go to last post
  18. Unhappy Power Steering ?

    My '58 has normal power assist on right turns but no assist on left turns. Any thoughts?

    Started by wagonman56, 01-28-2016 12:24 PM
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    1 Week Ago 08:19 PM Go to last post
  19. Moving front seat back for more legroom

    Just bought my first skyliner. I had always wanted one of these since I saw them as a kid. It is a 1958 silverstone blue and colonial white. I have...

    Started by zrone90, 01-30-2016 04:41 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    1 Week Ago 08:17 PM Go to last post
  20. Power Steering

    Lost all power assist in both directions. Belt is properly adjusted and reservoir is full. I drained it down and the pump seems to be doing its job...

    Started by wagonman56, 07-26-2016 06:34 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    1 Week Ago 08:14 PM Go to last post

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