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  1. Post Nick Keilenís Operation and Maintenance Videos

    This is going to be a rather long post so please bear with me. Over 20 years ago I purchased a set of 4 VHS tapes dealing with the operation,...

    Started by moreorles2, 01-20-2018 06:29 PM
    top repair, videos
    • Replies: 3
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    4 Weeks Ago 09:24 PM Go to last post
  2. Repair shop in or near New York

    Hi, Glad to one of the few and proud SKYLINER owners. I bought my original one owner 59 a few months ago. Can anyone recommend a shop in or near...

    Started by Mel, 02-06-2018 10:04 PM
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    02-08-2018 10:15 AM Go to last post
  3. 57 deck lid alignment

    I am considering buying a 57. The deck lid appears to have a 1/2 -3/4 inch gap in the back. When the lid raises to lower the top, it bounced up a...

    Started by sslaughter, 01-29-2018 12:17 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    01-30-2018 06:25 AM Go to last post
  4. Skyliner Package tray motor

    Hello, I need one of these. Does anyone have a working extra they can sell? Can trade for cable motor if wanted.

    Started by pto, 10-10-2017 03:39 PM
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    01-13-2018 01:59 AM Go to last post
  5. 59 Retract

    A little history, My Mother in law has owned the car 59, Inca Gold, since new, as it was a gift for graduation and a car heading off to college. The...

    Started by David11690, 10-06-2017 04:41 PM
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    10-06-2017 04:41 PM Go to last post
  6. 1957 seals for top

    Where can I get seals for the top where it folds?

    Started by RenoRon, 08-24-2017 01:09 PM
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    08-25-2017 09:10 AM Go to last post
  7. In a 59' had transmission rebuilt and now top does go down, trunk does open

    Is the safety switch lock out just on the shifter, or is there something that was on the transmission itself that I need to hook back up? Of course...

    Started by Paul59Skyliner, 06-26-2017 09:02 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-10-2017 10:23 AM Go to last post
  8. brushes for electric motors

    I have an extra nonworking motor. I decided to have some "fun" and try to repair it. When I got it open, both brushes were stuck. I was able to...

    Started by wah2oo, 04-10-2017 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-03-2017 06:34 AM Go to last post
  9. Top landing

    I have a 1958 and when I retract the top it seems to land very hard into the trunk. The car rocks and it feels like it is landing too hard. Is...

    Started by zrone90, 05-25-2017 05:05 PM
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    05-28-2017 12:52 PM Go to last post
  10. Anybody have a relay label that goes on the relay lid?

    In the stuff I got with my project, I found a 22 1/2" by 3 5/8" metal piece with a paper label glued to it with a diagram of the relay and their...

    Started by Ddave, 10-07-2016 09:36 AM
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    05-21-2017 04:23 PM Go to last post
  11. '59 top troubleshooting, deck lid & tray

    My 59's roof works well 90% of the time but sometimes when closing the deck lid when the roof is fully erected and locked to it's place the deck lid...

    Started by heikkisky, 08-10-2016 11:59 AM
    deck lid, erect cycle, retract cycle, tray, troubleshooting
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    05-21-2017 03:38 AM Go to last post
  12. Wayne Saunders control box

    Hi Guys, we are from Germany and this is our ī57 Fairlane - called Lola. We found this Box - now my question: is this one of the 215...

    Started by PIXELRAUSCH, 03-19-2017 07:27 AM
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    04-07-2017 05:00 PM Go to last post
  13. Washers for electric motor mounts

    I am restoring an electric motor and the washers on the attaching brackets are smashed flat and some of the edges are missing. Where can new washers...

    Started by wah2oo, 02-27-2017 02:57 PM
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    02-28-2017 08:41 AM Go to last post
  14. Roof unlocks then sticks

    Hi all! I am trying to help out a friend of mine with his 1959 Fairlane retractable. It worked great for years but recently he started having this...

    Started by TFrantz, 06-06-2016 01:00 PM
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    10-19-2016 10:19 PM Go to last post
  15. I would like to have a tool to screw in and out the adjustable female hold downs

    Spent some time and made a tool for the deck screws, but the front one are different. Where do you get a set of these tools? Are there more than two...

    Started by Ddave, 10-15-2016 01:28 PM
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    10-19-2016 10:11 PM Go to last post
  16. Top Adjustment

    Anyone know of a shop or a person that can adjust the top I North East Florida.

    Started by zrone90, 10-15-2016 07:48 PM
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    10-15-2016 07:48 PM Go to last post
  17. Will top retract with just battery?

    Hi guys, my Dad had a 1957 skyliner convertible that he had dropped the transmission out on the ground. He passed away awhile back and now we are...

    Started by Yodykat, 09-15-2016 01:35 AM
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    09-29-2016 08:26 PM Go to last post
  18. 59 front roof locks, won't lock

    Hello, I'm new here & so far have really enjoyed reading all the post. I have a 59, & the front roof locks, won't spin, to lock down to the...

    Started by Jgbell, 08-19-2016 02:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-31-2016 07:58 PM Go to last post
  19. Roof Relay Replacement

    I wish to replace all 10 of the roof relays in my 59 Skyliner. Can anyone advise where the best place to purchase these is? Intent is to puchase...

    Started by Skyliner Downunder, 12-03-2012 07:44 PM
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    08-04-2016 06:32 PM Go to last post
  20. roof will not lock down

    The roof on my 57 Skyliner will not lock down properly above the windscreen and is also out of alighement by about 1 inch. Can I adjust the roof on...

    Started by kiwiskylineer, 07-12-2015 05:01 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-31-2016 12:10 PM Go to last post

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