Model Engine Company of America
7-28-2022
The heart of any good running engine is the glow plug.
K&B and FOX glow plugs give your engine a low idle,
smooth throttle transition and peak high end performance.
Alert!!! Rhodium cost has skyrocketing
The majority of the increase was since Dec 2019
From $2000 to $30,000 per ounce. It's come down but it's hard to get.
Click here to see current trend

ALL OUR PLUGS HAVE VERY PRECIOUS METALS IN THE ELEMENT
SOLID PLATINUM/RHODIUM ALLOY WIRE
Welded at both ends so they won't shake loose.

ALL PLUGS INCLUDE COPPER GASKET (except Turbo or as noted)

Just a little tech note... The torque to tighten
Glow Plugs should be only 20 to 24 inch pounds.
Volts to light a glow plug is 1.2 ~ 1.5

CLICK HERE FOR GREAT INFORMATION ON GLOW PLUGS

Sorry no more qty discounts on plugs due to the cost of Rhodium
If you find a cheap plug, they don't have Rhodium in the wire.
We did make a WEBRA Low Rhodium Plug below.

ALL K&B and FOX GLOW PLUGS ARE
MADE IN U.S.A.
We make more Glo Plugs than anybody
Click Here to see a coil being wound in our factory


Thread reach on glow plugs
Most Common used on 96% of engines --- .218" 7/32" thread length for the Long plug
Not Common used mostly on engines under .21 --- .156" 5/32" thread length for the Short plug
Not Common used mostly on car engines under .21 --- .177" 4.5mm thread length for the Medium Plug
CLICK HERE FOR GREAT INFORMATION ON GLOW PLUGS

Low Cost Medium/hot heat range

WEBRA #3 Long Glow Plug  
Low rhodium Low Priced GloPlug hot plug for .049-.61 engines. Great for Control Line Engines.
Made by K&B and is almost the same as K&B 7311 LONG REACH 1L

K&B Medium/hot heat range

1L Standard Long Reach Part Number 7311  
These are an excellent all around plug. It has a medium/hot heat range and works well in all engines. A favorite choice for R/C cars and smaller engines. Good for up to 25% nitro content fuel.

FOX Medium/hot heat range

FOX Standard Long Reach Part Number 4201
Similar to the K&B plugs with a medium/hot heat range.
These also work well in all engines. A favorite choice of control line flyers. Good for up to 25% nitro content fuel.

Cold heat range

 

Medium
heat range

HP high performance
Long Reach (7300)

This is a favorite for both Airplane and boat racers using more than 25% nitro. Works great in ducted fan engine too.

HD heavy duty
Long Reach (7310)

This plug is good for larger engines or engines that tend to burn out glow plugs. A medium heat range good for up to 30% nitro fuel while still working well with as little as 5% nitro.

K&B Medium Heat Range
Idle Bar Plugs

R/C Long Reach - Idle Bar (4520)  
These are an excellent plug for R/C engines that have a unreliable idle with a standard plug. This idle bar plug is a must for older loop scavenged engines.

FOX Medium Heat Range
Idle Bar Plugs (not available at the moment)

R/C Long Reach - Idle Bar (4602)  
More expensive than the K&B plug as the idle bar is machined from part of the body making assembly less automated.

K&B 4C Four Stroke (4444)

The K&B Four Stroke Plug is the plug you can screw in and forget. This plug features a wider wound coil to ensure a low consistent idle, heavier element for increased power and durability, and a 24K gold plated stem.

 

FOX Four Stroke

This plug improves idle in newer engines without the use of an idle bar. Protruding noses keeps incoming fuel charge from cooling element.

 

IMPORTANT Click Here -- Never use a 4 stroke plug in HP four stroke engines.

FOX Miracle Plug
(not available at the moment)

 

K&B Wonder Plug (4420)

These plug improve idle in newer engines without the use of an idle bar.

Long Reach with Protruding Nose keeps incoming fuel charge from cooling element.

K&B DETONATOR
Medium Reach
(7312)

Excellent plug for
R/C nitro cars.
Nickel plated body enhances performance in car engines.

 
K&B TURBO (7383)
Great Performing Turbo Style plug for High Performance
Car Engines.
Medium heat range.
NOTE: This is a special thread and will only fit heads designed for this type of plug.
This is different than the Nelson Plug.

Vintage Style

Part Number vin-001
CAMERON Late Style Glow Plug with Gold Stem used on Cameron Engines and Rodzy Tether Cars
Part Number vin-011
CAMERON Early Style Glow Plug used on Cameron Engines and Rodzy Tether Car
Part Number vin-002
Special Limited Supply
Champion V2 Spark Plug. Original 1948 production. Brand new.

K&B Classic (7305)
This is an excellent all around plug for older control line and free flight engines made in the early fifties.
It has a medium/hot heat range and is Long Reach.

Yes we make this in our factory. See a COX body being machined CLICK HERE
 

K&B GLOW PLUGS
for Tee Dee COX .049/.051


High Compression Glow Plug used on all Tee Dee
and Medallion engines.

 

K&B GLOW PLUGS
for Standard COX .049


Standard Glow Plug used on all Baby Bee and Ready to Fly Airplanes

COMING SOON -- K&B GLOW PLUGS for COX .010 .020 .09 and .015
CLASSIC ½A GLOW PLUGS FROM MECOA K&B
 

HOLLAND HORNET
GLOW PLUG

Original Equipment for the Holland Hornet .049/.051 engines produced 40 years ago

K&B STALLION .049
GLOW PLUG

Original Equipment for the Stallion .049 engine produced by K&B nearly 50 years ago

ATWOOD .049
GLOW PLUG

Original Equipment for the ATWOOD .049 engine produced 50 years ago

K&B Tornado .049 and .060
GLOW PLUGS
.049 .060
Original Equipment for the Tornado .049 & .060 engine produced by K&B 40 years ago

Cox Engine Glow Head Plug Clip

Fits all Cox .010 .020 .049 .051 .09 .015 Original style.

Will also work on Testor and later Wen-Mac .049's

.049 GLOW PLUG CLIP

Original HOLLAND HORNET glow plug clip

Much better than the Cox style, Just solder on your own leads. Be sure to use at least 18 ga wire.

Standard Glow Plug clip

Fits all standard hex type glow plugs above. 5/16" hex

Includes 20" leads with alligator clips.

6 way wrench

8mm, 9mm, 10mm 12mm, 14mm, & 17mm

8mm fits the 5/16 hex on the glow plugs.

Fuji 4 way wrench

7mm, 8mm, 10mm, & 12mm

8mm fits the 5/16 hex on the glow plugs.

 

Fox 4 way wrench

This is the FOX 4 way wrench
5/16" - 3/8" - 7/16" - 1/2"
This is NOT a Chinese knock off.
USA MADE of Heat treated steel.


These are It is used for glow plugs and prop nuts.

Holland Hornet Glow Plug Wrench Fits Cox 049 too

This is the original equipment that came with the Holland Hornet .049 and .051


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