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Aug 07, 2012, 11:56 PM
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Help me identify this Cox .049/.051 engine??


Hey guys,

One of my buddies gave me a load of nitro stuff and i was looking through it and found these two .049/.051 engines. One of my other friends told me that they are kinda rare.

I just wanted to see if anyone could identify these? My friend said they could be original or remakes...
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Aug 08, 2012, 12:20 AM
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Alright, so after more research i'm quite sure these are Cox .051 Tee Dee engines. Is this correct?
Aug 08, 2012, 09:41 AM
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The red plastic on the motor and the red pastic tank sure looks like a TD .051 to me.
Aug 08, 2012, 10:29 AM
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To be sure, the .051 has a groove cut into the piston skirt. Visible at or near TDC.

- Norm
Aug 08, 2012, 10:55 AM
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Alright, thanks guys! Turns out these are in fact Cox .051 TD engines! Any idea what these two together would be worth?

Thanks!
Aug 08, 2012, 12:58 PM
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$5 shipped to me
Aug 08, 2012, 12:59 PM
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haha, nice try Mr.


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$5 shipped to me
Aug 08, 2012, 05:46 PM
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Actually. Youd get a decently shined penny for them!!
Aug 08, 2012, 07:03 PM
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Hmmmmm.....how shiny is this penny exactly?



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Actually. Youd get a decently shined penny for them!!
Aug 08, 2012, 08:25 PM
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Depends on the condition of the red carb body. If it is cracked where the venturi screws into then it will have to be replaced. New red plastic ones are available from MECOA and replacement red aluminum ones are available from Cox International. If the glow heads work is a + and they are of the high compression version. They should have knurling on the top of the glow head.

The complete engine with the prop and plastic tank mount is from $35 to $45 depending on the overall condition of the engine and if the glow head works.

The engine missing the glow head is from $20 to $30 depending on the overall condition of the engine.

Also the Cox tank mount is worth about $10 alone if its not cracked or leaking.
Aug 08, 2012, 08:38 PM
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Ok so the complete engine is the high compression version and the red carb body is completely in tact.

The other incomplete engine is cracked where the venturi screws in.

Also, the Cox tank mount is completely fine and not cracked or leaking.

Thanks everyone for your help! Much appreciated!
Aug 15, 2012, 11:25 PM
Pedro Salomón
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check coxengines.ca
Aug 21, 2012, 11:17 PM
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Here you go. Just click on TeeDee on the left panel...

http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/cox_frameset.htm
Aug 22, 2012, 11:05 AM
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I don't think any of the Cox stuff is rare if made from the mid 1960's and up.. There were a lot of them made. There is a demand for them still though. Nostalgia I guess. A lot of fields require a muffler, and they don't really accomodate that well. Electrics have kind of taken over the .15 and under size, so the smaller stuff is readily available at swap meets, and quite cheap sometimes. Some people refuse to give in to the electrics and still use the nitro stuff.(Myself included)
Aug 22, 2012, 12:27 PM
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You guys are going to cause me to find my old COX engine stash! I know I have a bunch of them, all vintage, many nib, and include a few pee wee .010's, lots of .020s and a plethora of .049's and .051s.

Mendo


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