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Skinner valve 6V92 Detroit

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Bus Model: 1990 Eagle entertainer coach.

Skinner valve 6V92 Detroit

Post by NWEagle »

Looking for a Parker "Skinner valve" for my 1990 Eagle bus. Does anyone have a source? Bus located N of Seattle. Thanks.
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Bus Model: 1988 Eagle 15 12 bunk Entertainer Coach

Re: Skinner valve 6V92 Detroit

Post by Paul B »

I am looking for one as well for my 1988 Bus with a 6V92TA, please hit me up if someone comes through with a source for a skinner valve.
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Bus Model: 1985 Eagle 10 with Series 60 and Eaton AutoShift 10 speed transmission (SOLD)
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Re: Skinner valve 6V92 Detroit

Post by beltguy »

I am told that the skinner valve can be rebuilt.  If there is a kit, Luke at US Coach 856-794-3104 will know.  He may also have new ones.

Many folks also mention wiring problems as being the culprit rather than the valve itself.

The skinner valves on DD two stroke engines are unique in that the also have a push/pull action (as compared to a standard electrical air valve that many refer to as a skinner valve).  Since they are not unique to Eagles, they should be a bit easier to find. 

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'85 Eagle 10 with Series 60 & Eaton AutoShift 10 speed transmission SOLD
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