Model Engine Company of America
Page updated on 02-26-2021
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 is skyrocketing from
$2400.00 per oz a year ago, to $25,300.00 per oz. - Feb 26, 2021
The majority of the increase was since Dec 2019
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)

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 MORE 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.
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

Special Limited Supply

Zinger Glow Plug J3002
Made by K&B and is almost the same as K&B 7311 LONG REACH 1L
Special Limited Supply
Champion V2 Spark Plug

Part Number vin-002
Here's a special Vintage CAMERON Long Reach Glow Plug with Gold Stem used on Cameron Engines and Rodzy Thether Car
Part Number vin-001

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 (4444)

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

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 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.

 

K&B TURBO (7383)
Great Performing Turbo Style plug for High Performance Engines.
Available in medium/hot, Medium, and Cold heat ranges.
NOTE: This is a special thread and will only fit heads designed for this type of plug.

K&B DETONATOR
Medium Reach
(7312)

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

 
K&B GLOW PLUGS
for Standard COX .049


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

 

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

.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

6 way wrench


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