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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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    1 Week Ago 04:49 PM Go to last post
  4. 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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    2 Weeks Ago 12:19 AM Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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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    10-09-2016 07:48 AM Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
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    05-24-2016 03:17 PM Go to last post
  16. 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
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    05-19-2016 08:02 AM Go to last post
  17. door lock missing

    I am putting my 58 back together after it's new paint job. I thought I had everything in separate bags but can not find the passenger side outside...

    Started by wah2oo, 05-14-2011 05:19 PM
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    03-11-2016 02:05 PM Go to last post
  18. 1958 lower fender attachment point

    Hi, I removed the front clip from my 58 retractable last month,(with awesome help from this forum). To that end, I found bad rust at the lower door...

    Started by ragtopman70, 03-07-2016 11:38 AM
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    03-08-2016 08:14 AM Go to last post
  19. 57' rear panel paint seperator trim

    I am looking for a 57' rear panel paint seperator trim for my Skyliner. Hope someone can help me :)

    Started by SkylinerNorway, 01-19-2016 08:02 AM
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    01-19-2016 12:20 PM Go to last post
  20. Car Covers

    Looking to purchase an indoor car cover and I am having problems finding one that fits a '59 Retract with a continental kit. Any recommendations?

    Started by 59 Retract, 01-09-2016 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    01-09-2016 02:05 PM Go to last post

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