VINTAGE 1962 FOX 15X GLOW MODEL AIRPLANE ENGINE
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This used 1962 VINTAGE FOX 15X GLOW MODEL AIRPLANE ENGINE was manufactured by the Fox Manufacturing Company, Inc. in Fort Smith, AR. The engine has the following features: 0.1476 cubic inch displacement, die cast full length crankcase includes venturi, cylinder sleeve, exhaust and sleeve cooling fins above and below exhaust, all in a single casting. Additional features include: NO cooling fins on the bottom of the crankcase, coil spring on needle valve assembly, bronze bushing supported crankshaft, die cast aluminum propeller drive washer, Meehanite piston, die cast aluminum connecting rod, pressed-in needle valve assembly and four bolt die cast cylinder head with slanted plug. All castings are matte finish. A separate die cast aluminum two bolt rear cover includes a pressure tap boss. T is some slight damage to two of the head fins near the glow plug. This engine has been mounted, however the mounting lug holes are perfect. "FOX" over "15" is cast onto the bypass. Overall condition and compression are excellent. The engine feels smooth while turned over by hand with a propeller. All steel parts, including the cross point fillister head fasteners, are black oxide treated.
For published reference material on this engine please see the "American Model Engine Encyclopedia",... read more