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« on: September 05, 2013, 11:37:37 AM »

   Looking for part number for Vernatherm for city transit with air line connection port.
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« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2013, 07:06:10 AM »

   Nobody has an RTS or parts book?
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« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2013, 10:57:30 AM »

I have the RTS 04 series parts manual and I have no idea where to look, if such a device was even used back then.

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« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2013, 04:41:41 PM »

   Mounted (threads) into radiator to engine coolant pipe; usually on back side of engine near fan area. It controls oil flow to torus fan. Has two oil lines (3/4 to 1 inch dia) attached to it; should have an air line connection on end of it  from a skinner valve. In my service manual, in the cooling section it it called a Fluid Fan Control Valve (vernatherm). May have also been used on the later New Looks.
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« Reply #4 on: September 08, 2013, 07:44:58 PM »

As far as I know, RTS buses never used the hydraulic fan like the Fishbowl's did.  Mine is a direct drive fan, although I have seen some RTS with a themostatically controlled air fan (i.e. Horton).
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« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2013, 05:24:25 AM »

   That makes sense, since RTS was later than 4905's. I'll repost question to New Look owners. Thanks for your input.
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« Reply #6 on: September 09, 2013, 06:39:22 AM »

That valve should be in the 4106 book also I seen both types on the 4106
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« Reply #7 on: September 09, 2013, 03:45:37 PM »

   The 4905 uses it, but doesn't use the extra air line fitting to command full fan. I figure if I can obtain the correct part number for this one, I'll have a much better chance to find one. You ask a bus parts supplier and if you don't have the part number, they look clueless.
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« Reply #8 on: September 10, 2013, 05:44:19 AM »

Try checking with MCI, the late 1990 were built by TMC which is MCI.
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