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  1. 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 04:39 PM
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  2. 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 05:41 PM
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    10-06-2017 05:41 PM Go to last post
  3. 1957 seals for top

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

    Started by RenoRon, 08-24-2017 02:09 PM
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    08-25-2017 10:10 AM Go to last post
  4. 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 10:02 AM
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    07-10-2017 11:23 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 04:25 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-03-2017 07:34 AM Go to last post
  6. 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 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-28-2017 01:52 PM Go to last post
  7. 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 10:36 AM
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    05-21-2017 05:23 PM Go to last post
  8. '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 12:59 PM
    deck lid, erect cycle, retract cycle, tray, troubleshooting
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    05-21-2017 04:38 AM Go to last post
  9. Wayne Saunders control box

    Hi Guys, we are from Germany and this is our 57 Fairlane - called Lola. We found this Box - now my question: is this one of the 215...

    Started by PIXELRAUSCH, 03-19-2017 08:27 AM
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    04-07-2017 06:00 PM Go to last post
  10. 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 03:57 PM
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    02-28-2017 09:41 AM Go to last post
  11. 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 02:00 PM
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    10-19-2016 11:19 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 02:28 PM
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    10-19-2016 11:11 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 08:48 PM
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    10-15-2016 08:48 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 02:35 AM
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    09-29-2016 09:26 PM Go to last post
  15. 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 03:53 PM
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    08-31-2016 08:58 PM Go to last post
  16. 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 08:44 PM
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    08-04-2016 07:32 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 06:01 AM
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    07-31-2016 01:10 PM Go to last post
  18. Just started new project - 1959 Skyliner rebuild

    A couple of days ago I bought a 1959 Skyliner. I've been looking for several months and think I have a project I can handle (with some helpful advice...

    Started by Ddave, 07-22-2016 05:12 PM
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    07-27-2016 08:05 AM Go to last post
  19. Roof front locks not pulling home

    Hi guys , replaced the front lock above windscreen they Iine up fine and start to lock down but do not go all the way home only about half the screw...

    Started by Tony v, 07-26-2016 07:43 PM
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    07-26-2016 07:43 PM Go to last post
  20. 1959 top issues

    Hi guys I'm be to the club and just recently purchased my first retractable. It's a 59 and it came with the roof retracted into the trunk. It's a...

    Started by Gyides24, 07-15-2016 07:45 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-21-2016 11:26 AM Go to last post

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