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Post  FitzFuels Wed Apr 22, 2020 8:57 pm

Going through some of my old engines, I noticed this odd [049] glow head in my stash (was not in an engine). The inside is a nice sounded concave shape and most curiously, the glow element is "W" shaped.
Is this some really old glow head?

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Post  Kim Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:21 pm

It's the famous "W" Element.  Short-lived experiment back in the day!
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Post  Marleysky Wed Apr 22, 2020 9:46 pm

Famous? Or Infamous! We did have a brief discussion a while back. But, I agree with Kims “short lived experiment”

https://www.coxengineforum.com/t7918-cox-w-element-heads?highlight=W+element
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Post  aspeed Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:04 pm

Early to mid 1970s. Had quite a few. Often would slow down when the battery clip was disconnected. Low compression. Never liked them, and always changed to the TD head.
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Post  batjac Thu Apr 23, 2020 12:02 am

Yeah, I was going through some old engines in the rebuild pile a couple of weeks ago and found one in the bunch. I now have two of the buggers. I've never tried to run one, though.

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Post  FitzFuels Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:14 am

Thanks guys for the response. Learned something today.
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