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  1. Bilstein Shocks on 1959 Skyliner, Anyone?

    Posted 9/25/2017 I am planning to install new front and rear Bilstein shocks on my 1959 Skyliner. Have any of you installed Bilsteins on your 59...

    Started by XCentrick, 3 Weeks Ago 04:44 PM
    bilstein, shocks, suspension
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  2. Cool 1959 Skyliner trunk V Trim

    I am looking for the trunk V trim pc. for my 59 retractable. Any one have one for sale or know where I can find one? Thanks, Lee

    Started by car guy, 06-05-2017 02:44 PM
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    08-26-2017 02:40 PM Go to last post
  3. Luggage Tub Clip - How to install ?

    Can someone post a pic of what the front clip looks like when the luggage tub is properly in place? I can't seem to find one online. Does the tab on...

    Started by 1959retractable, 06-21-2017 06:03 PM
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    06-22-2017 05:01 PM Go to last post
  4. Side mirrors template

    Is it there enough that has a template for side mirrors on fronts fender for a 59

    Started by fogasu, 05-28-2017 01:51 PM
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    06-02-2017 11:36 AM Go to last post
  5. tips for rims repainting

    Hi Folks, do you know what paint to take for changing the colour of my wheel rims. I'd like to refresh colour and mask the scratches. I do not have...

    Started by robstl, 12-24-2015 10:23 AM
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    05-23-2017 07:30 AM Go to last post
  6. 1959 Ford Retractable Body Supports

    Hello Everyone, Is there a source for the body supports (part that is welded from the inner rocker and up to the floor). These are completely...

    Started by jim6346, 10-21-2016 12:20 PM
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    05-23-2017 07:23 AM Go to last post
  7. Door Jamb colors for two-tone

    On a '59 with red/white/red roof paint scheme what is the correct way to paint door jambs. Are they taped off for half white and half red or are...

    Started by 1959retractable, 02-16-2017 08:08 AM
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    05-20-2017 04:49 PM Go to last post
  8. Seat belt mounting location

    So before the carpet goes in I need to know where to drill for the seat belt anchors. There is a factory hole punched on the driver side tunnel...

    Started by 58Skyliner, 03-10-2017 02:32 PM
    seat belts
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    05-10-2017 12:19 AM Go to last post
  9. Another curiosity

    What are these Philips head bolts for ? There's a temporary muffler underneath so I can't take a look now , although if I recall it wasn't...

    Started by 58Skyliner, 03-10-2017 02:46 PM
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    03-10-2017 04:40 PM Go to last post
  10. 1959 "Surf Blue" color code?

    Where I could find the modern day color codes for the 1959 "Surf Blue" and "Colonial White"? Planning to re-paint at the partly sun-burn exterior...

    Started by heikkisky, 02-24-2017 04:08 PM
    1959, colonial white, color code, paint code, surf blue
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    02-26-2017 10:51 AM Go to last post
  11. Question Weatherstripping for 1959

    We should get some new weatherstripping for the roof, windows and trunk. Looks like that stuff is quite well available on different vendors. Can...

    Started by heikkisky, 10-08-2016 11:48 AM
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  12. Replacement roofs?

    Does anyone know of a good solid roof for sale for a 59 retractable? Where the control link attaches to the package tray on mine has turned out to be...

    Started by 1959retractable, 09-18-2016 04:59 PM
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    09-18-2016 04:59 PM Go to last post
  13. Luggage Tub Suppliers

    Where are you guys buying your luggage tubs nowadays? And what price range should I expect to pay? I'm going to need one for my '59.

    Started by 1959retractable, 09-08-2016 08:34 PM
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    09-13-2016 06:40 AM Go to last post
  14. 59 Selectaire door emblem

    Can anyone clarify if every 59 with Selectaire A/C had this emblem on the passenger door? My retractable has factory air but doesn't seem to have...

    Started by 1959retractable, 08-28-2016 01:48 PM
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    09-12-2016 11:09 PM Go to last post
  15. Power Seat Switch Interchange

    My '59 retractable has power seats. However, the seat trim was removed and thrown around carelessly (prior to my owning the car) which broke the...

    Started by 1959retractable, 05-30-2016 09:16 PM
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    07-04-2016 11:52 PM Go to last post
  16. Mystery piece

    These were stored with the brackets that hold the headliner rods at the rear roof, not that that means anything. Anyway I can't figure out or...

    Started by 58Skyliner, 06-26-2016 09:11 PM
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    06-28-2016 11:42 AM Go to last post
  17. Mounting body to frame after frame restoration

    I removed the body from my 57 to do some structural work and am ready to reassemble, and am looking for all the help that I can get. How do I go...

    Started by gdefosse, 04-05-2016 01:22 PM
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    06-20-2016 08:42 PM Go to last post
  18. Sunvisors

    Anyone reproducing the 57 58 Retractable original type sunvisors?

    Started by wkvasnicka, 05-05-2016 08:58 AM
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    05-30-2016 08:55 AM Go to last post
  19. Power Window to gear connector piece

    Can any of you help me with the correct name, part number, or availability of the piece that connects the power window motor to the gear? I would...

    Started by 1959retractable, 05-23-2016 11:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-24-2016 03:17 PM Go to last post
  20. Aire Ride

    I'm new to the forum & need help on how to & where to advertise my 1958 Retractable Aire Ride for sale with in the forum ? Thank you for your time....

    Started by fordman48, 05-18-2016 05:59 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-19-2016 08:02 AM Go to last post

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