VINTAGE 1969 FOX 15X GLOW MODEL AIRPLANE ENGINE
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This used VINTAGE 1969 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: "FOX" over "15" is cast onto the bypass, cooling fins ON the bottom of the crankcase, MISSING 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. All steel parts, including the cross point fillister head fasteners, are black oxide treated. A separate die cast aluminum two bolt rear cover includes a pressure tap boss. This engine has been mounted and the two rear holes in the mounting lugs are oval shape with one at minimal edge distance but not broken out. T is a very small piece broken off of one of the head fins near the glow plug. Overall condition and compression are excellent. The engine feels smooth while turned over by hand with a propeller.
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