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  1. 59 Exhaust Flange Leak Issues

    My 59 with 352 engine and original exhaust manifolds keeps developing leaks at the exhaust flange. Not at the head mating surface but at the surface...

    Started by 1959retractable, 06-28-2017 10:32 PM
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  2. Overheating...

    I have a 58 Skyliner that overheat's..It has a 352 that I have rebuilt. I have had the block boiled, A new 4 core radiator, 2 new water pump's &...

    Started by skylinerman58, 07-03-2011 08:20 PM
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    1 Week Ago 08:51 AM Go to last post
  3. repairing 59 power steering control valve

    I had a friend install a rebuild kit purchased from CONCOURS PARTS.It leaks.What if anything did he miss!The valve has been sitting outside for 10+...

    Started by BRUCE METCALF, 03-25-2014 09:15 AM
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    1 Week Ago 09:35 PM Go to last post
  4. Idling issues

    Just wrapping up the final details on a full restoration. I'm having a difficult time getting my low end idle to smooth out. Carb has been...

    Started by Scott Torvinen, 07-04-2015 02:51 PM
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    1 Week Ago 09:24 PM Go to last post
  5. '58 352 Solid Lifter Camshaft

    Now that I can finally start putting my engine back together, I need a new camshaft. The old one is not only rust pitted, but in the week it took to...

    Started by Breadbox, 02-27-2017 03:23 PM
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    1 Week Ago 09:11 PM Go to last post
  6. Looking for a water pump or rebuild kit...

    For our 59 Skyliner. Our original is an 8505, dated "8BX." I guess that is Feb 1958, but I don't know what the "X" stands for. I cannot find a...

    Started by jlau, 01-22-2018 02:19 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 01:16 PM Go to last post
  7. Question center port intake manifold 1957 ford retractable 312

    the center port gets so hot it burns the paint off --it reachs 275 degrees is that safe--I wired the buterfly open on the exhaust that help a little...

    Started by jlaner64119, 07-21-2016 12:08 PM
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    01-12-2018 12:03 AM Go to last post
  8. Another engine block color question

    I have a 1958 with a 332 engine. It is my understanding the block was painted a one year only light blue teal color. The block is now Ford dark blue....

    Started by zrone90, 09-16-2016 05:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-11-2018 11:59 PM Go to last post
  9. Looking for information on 2 motors from 1958 Skyliners

    Hello, I have 2 complete motors ( 1 also has a transmission attached) from 2 1958 Skyliners that my Father was resorting before he passed away. I...

    Started by Tami W, 05-09-2017 09:35 AM
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    01-11-2018 11:49 PM Go to last post
  10. Crank case breather tube

    I have a fresh 292 all set up and dialed in. I'm getting a lot of oil dripping out of my crank case breather tube. Oil is fresh, good, filled to the...

    Started by Scott Torvinen, 06-23-2015 12:21 PM
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    01-11-2018 11:40 PM Go to last post
  11. Fuel pump

    Hi, Can someone tell me what companies made fuel pump with glass bowl for 1959 ford with 352. Also is there a general part number or manufacturer...

    Started by Finster, 11-04-2017 01:40 PM
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    11-14-2017 08:39 PM Go to last post
  12. last 59 Fairlane

    I have a 1959 Fairlane 500 Skyliner. The build date is Oct. 1 1958 on a Wednesday. The ser. no. is B9EW103594. In the Feb. issue it said the...

    Started by Herb & Susan B., 02-06-2015 02:52 PM
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    07-24-2017 04:48 PM Go to last post
  13. Water Pump measurements for 352 engine?

    Hi All, I need to replace my Water Pump in 1959 with 352 engine. When ordering they are askign me if I want the "Long Shaft" pump or not? They...

    Started by Finster, 06-26-2014 09:02 AM
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    07-24-2017 01:10 PM Go to last post
  14. Need Correct Belt Diagram for 1959 Skyliner 332CI With P/S and AC

    Recently, I bought a '59 Skyliner 332 CI equipped with AC and PS. I noticed the generator only had one belt attached but the pulley has two channels....

    Started by XCentrick, 02-22-2017 10:26 PM
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    07-23-2017 10:41 PM Go to last post
  15. Inherited a 59

    We bought the car when I was about 3 years old I grew up working on it. Later in life Dad had it fully restored he was a member of the club for...

    Started by hallroger8817, 06-14-2017 08:00 PM
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    06-15-2017 02:42 PM Go to last post
  16. Temperature Gauge

    Where is the needle supposed to be on a 59 temperature gauge at full normal operating temperature? Should it be dead center or around 3/4 towards...

    Started by 1959retractable, 09-26-2016 10:53 PM
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    03-30-2017 01:10 PM Go to last post
  17. voltage regulator

    I want to replace my voltage regulator but the are sold as 30amps 35amps and 40amps. Does anyone know what voltage the original generator output was.

    Started by zrone90, 09-24-2016 04:08 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-30-2016 06:41 PM Go to last post
  18. Engine Block Color

    I am working on a "frame-off restoration of a 59, and just had the engine rebuilt. Can anyone tell me what the correct color is for the block, air...

    Started by Mark Lentz, 09-15-2016 05:12 PM
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    09-16-2016 01:05 PM Go to last post
  19. losing power on hills

    My '58 352 with a cruise-o-matic drives fine on the straight away, but loses power on the hills. I have to down shift to low, but still have reduced...

    Started by 123finboy, 07-04-2016 10:48 AM
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    09-02-2016 10:35 AM Go to last post
  20. Correct Throttle Linkage

    Could someone post some photos of the correct throttle linkage for a 59 with a 352 engine and Cruiseomatic transmission? I would like to see how it...

    Started by 1959retractable, 08-14-2016 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-15-2016 10:01 PM Go to last post

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