1949 Ford COE Car Hauler

1949 Ford COE F6 Custom Car Hauler

(No Longer For Sale, page is here for information only)

This is a 49 Ford COE custom built from ground up by the folks at Devious Custom of Southern California also known for their TV show on Amazon Prime. Great work truck or promotional piece. Front clip, dually axle, 454 big block, Automatic tranny and rear end is all from a late model low milage chevy dually. Gear Vendor Overdrive. Low Mileage Tires. Working Air Conditioner and Heater. Registered as 1949 Ford COE.

The chassis is made of all heavy steel construction with airbags front and rear. It would drop chassis to ground but safety stops have been welded into place to give a couple inches of clearance. It uses AccuAir E-Level air controller and twin Viair pumps and 3 tanks. Engine is mid mounted behind the cab with easy access via a steel door. Brand new aluminum radiator and electric fan keeps it cool on parade routes. Huge custom aluminum gas tank behind the engine with working original fuel access still behind passenger door. New twin deep cycle batteries mounted between engine and fuel tank.

This is a true hauler, built specifically to haul cars and look cool doing it. There are 4 tie downs installed with diamond plate on the sides and access panels down the middle. Removable side guards/signs are included and come in and out easily. Bed length on the flat part is 13' but then it angles down for another  3' 4" for a total length of 16' 4". It's 8 ' wide and if you leave the signs on the side it's 87" between them. Under the back hatch is access to the air tanks and pumps as well as storage for the two ramps, which have not been made to this date. This truck has never hauled a car. There are two steel tool boxes on the sides of the bed with flush mounted doors.

Rear fenders are steel, original 49 F4 truck fenders highly modified to fit and dual brake lights are sunk in for a flush vintage look. Behind the license plate is a concealed trailer hitch receiver. Lights run the length of the bed near the ground for a cool look at night.

Firewall has been pushed forward for plenty of extra foot room and the billet tilt steering column makes this truck easy to drive. The seat has been widened to give maximum space for driver and passenger and has new upholstery. 3 lap seat belts are installed to keep passengers safe.  All new glass has been installed. No carpet or headliner has been installed yet. The truck cab itself is VERY straight, free of rust and all original chrome molding is in tact. I am told I am only the 3rd owner, it was originally used as personal water truck in Grand Canyon for the owner who did not have a well or water access due to his location in the desert.

This COE is fun and it runs great. We have used it for several years to promote our local hobby shop and raceway, it just goes to car shows and parades and that's it.






Get Help with your Drone



Drone Help From Professionals


Get the help you need to fly your drone today and most importantly fly safe and within the law. Prices and info below are for all DJI Phantom models and Inspire drones, call for details if you own another brand of drone.

All education is done in person by the owner of Exeter Hobbies, Mark Hull. Mark Hull also owns and operates All Drone Solutions, the valley's premier drone service provider who offers agriculture mapping, survey operations, environmental mapping, inspection services and is responsible for the drone sales and training of the Tulare County Sheriff and Exeter Police Departments.

Call Today to learn more and make a reservation. Fly Safe....Educate Yourself First...Enjoy longer...Save Money...


Update and Set-Up ($50): Let us update your drone, batteries, remote and phone/tablet to the very latest firmware. Includes 15 minute introduction to the app and confirmation the drone flies properly with all your equipment. A brief explanation of the current laws laid out by FAA. 10% off all DJI accessories including cases, batteries and more.

Update, Ap Introduction and Test Flight ($80): All of the services mentioned above but with a 15 minute introduction to the DJI Go app and a single battery flight outside our shop. Flight will cover the basic safety tips and we will go over features and suggestions that may fit your specific needs or use.

Personal Flight Instructions ($150): All of the services mentioned above but we dive deeper into the DJI Go app and cover current drone laws, more safety tips and we fly two batteries (if customer owns 2) at a private field near our shop. We cover all basic and some complex features of the app and drone functionality. Customer will also have the opportunity to fly their drone with our instruction. We will answer specific questions you may have about your drone, flying or anything else.

Drone 101 Class ($100 per person) : All of the services mentioned above but expanded even further over a 4 hours class both in our shop and outside at a private flying field. We will cover the laws in more depth, we will cover commercial use of drones and how you can make money flying your drone. We will cover the basics of aerial photography and video production. Individual flying will be available so you leave knowing how to fly and operate your drone in a safe manner and be comfortable in all the abilities of your machine. Dates and more info coming soon, spaces limited so please call NOW if your interested to SAVE YOUR SPOT - 559-592-4883


Custom options available, call and lets talk...





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Enter to WIN a free Ultimate Race Party Package for simply clicking LIKE and SHARE of our post on facebook. A $300+ value all for free. Get 6 Race Trucks, Use of Party Room, 4 Single Topping VIP Pizzas, Drinks, Decorated Room, Cake, Rock Crawler, Streamer Challenge and more! What's the catch? The party will be on a weekend, sometime in early July and we will ask that all participants sign a photo release that will allow us to use your photos and video in online and print marketing.That's it! Winner will be chose on July 1st. If the winner is not available within two weeks of requested date then we reserve the right to offer the prize to another random winner. As a constellation we will offer you 6 rental passes worth $60 for you and your friends to enjoy our track at any time.

Please post your questions on the facebook post by clicking HERE.




July Racing Schedule



July Racing Schedule

We are racing July 11th and 25th - Saturday Nights at 6:30 PM

Newcomers are welcome, we only charge $10 for newcomers who want to race without transponders.

Please be signed up by 6:15PM or call in advance. Racing starts at 6:30PM

Looking forward to seeing everyone. Our last race was a huge success so we hope to have more great turnouts on our new layout.

June Racing Schedule


Exeter Hobbies & Raceway June Schedule.


We are racing Tuesday Night on June 16th and Saturday Night on June 27th.

Tuesday Night Racing starts at 6PM, 1 HEAT, 1MAIN and $10 First Class $5 second.

Saturday Nights Race starts at 6:30PM, 2 HEATS, 1 MAIN and $15 first class $10 second.

2014 Exeter Hobbies Winter Points Series


2014 Exeter Hobbies Winter Point Series Racing

Here are the details of our Winter Race Series. I am sorry for the late notice but things have been pretty hectic at the shop and home. But we ARE racing so lets have fun and get out of the weather and enjoy our winter!

5 Saturday Race Nights, one throw out. Races start at 6:30pm, track open all day and renters will be out by 5pm.

2014 January 3rd,17th,31st + February 14th and 28th.

Please help us spread the word, call. email and text your friends, share our facebook announcements. Let's make this a success and have fun!

See you all soon!

Exeter Hobbies 2014 Fall Classic Race

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October 25th is Exeter Hobbies Fall Classic Race

More details will be posted here as they become available. If you have been to our larger events here before you will know these events are very fun and filled with friendly people. Oh and LOTS of giveaways is another benefit! ;)

This years race will be directed by the famous Notch Johnson of Southern California.

Sign up EARLY at RCSIGNUP.com Click HERE for the link!

Follow our FACEBOOK EVENT by clicking HERE!

Follow our Official Forum Post on LocalRCracing.com by clicking HERE!


Friday open practice 8am-8pm

Saturday 6am track opens, 9am Race Starts

Costs: $10 Friday Practice - Saturday $25 first Class, $15 second class and $5 third class.

5 Minute Heats, 7 Minute A Mains, 5 Minute Lower Mains, 8 Car Mains

Stock Buggy (17.5 Blinky)
Mod Buggy
4x4 Buggy
Stock Short Course (17.5 Blinky)
Mod Short Course
4x4 Short Course
Open Stadium Truck
2WD Rookie
4WD Rookie
Stock Slash

*Update 9-24-14 - We have just added a R/C Centipede Cash Race, $20 two person Team entry, one stock slash drives, the other (attached by zip ties) will do the steering. These our our rentals you will be driving, you just have to show up. Last man standing, no turn marshals and the winner gets half the entry fees for that class. This will be conducted during the lunch hour and entry can be done on day of. Up to 7 teams available or more for a second race if needed.

For the first time ever, we are going to do a Exeter Concours d'Elegance. One car/truck will be chosen as visual the most outstanding in the crowd by our guests judges. This will be done after our group photo is taken on the track. A special trophy is being designed now for this first time event.


"Additional Practice Times- Friday 8am-8pm $10 for all day use

Pit Spaces: For every driver who attends and pays for practice on Friday is allowed to save their single pit space. All others will be first come first served. Overflow pit space will be outside on our closed street in front of our shop. Please bring a table, preferred canopy/shade (if you bring an EZ-up you may have to share the space underneath of it in order to be efficient with our space), surge protector and extension cord.

Hotel Info:

Within 2 miles of the track:

Best Western Exeter Inn & Suites
805 S Kaweah Ave
Exeter, CA 93221
(559) 592-8118

Kaweah Motel
319 S Kaweah Ave
Exeter, CA 93221
(559) 592-2961

Or Check the city of Visalia which has rooms 15-20 miles away.

GOOGLE MAPS of our location CLICK HERE



Lots of items to giveaway Saturday. Thank you to all our sponsors.

Do not forget to bring an EZ-Up, Table, Chair, Extension Cord, Power Strip etc.



UPDATE: Oct 3rd

We are officially changing our track layout for the 2014 Fall Classic. We are doing a very deep till of our clay, something we have never done with large equipment before. This should ensure a great sticky surface for our upcoming event and a layout that will be challenging for all in attendance. Track is closed Oct. 13th-18th.

Also, we have just started to receive our goodies from our sponsors for this years race. If you attended the last fall classic you know we like to GIVE AWAY a lot of stuff! I will update you as more of this start to come in.

Pics of the Associated and RPM box of goodies!associated-donations RPM-dontations-


Thank you Venom for your sponsorship and giveaway items! Going to be a LOT of stuff given away at this years Fall Classic.


Thank you TLR for sponsoring our event and sending in all these giveaway items! See you all soon!


Thanks to Tekin for your support:



Got the DE RACING parts in today. Thank you for your support!


Here is the new layout for Fall Classic 2014. Check out the Joker Lane!



Starting on the rebuild today! Totally new layout!






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