Roadkill Garage

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  • 2016
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.7  (40)

This auto-centric web series is available on the Motor Trend magazine YouTube channels and the Motor Trend On Demand web site. It is hosted by David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan and covers a wide variety of motor-related topics. The series began in 2012 and, as of early 2017, consisted of approximately five dozen episodes.

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440 Powered General Mayhem Is Back!
76. 440 Powered General Mayhem Is Back!
November 24, 2021
The General Mayhem '68 Dodge Charger is back together and better than ever with its 440 big-block powerplant and rust-free sheetmetal! On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich finish piecing the Mayhem together and include what will hopefully be some engine-saving modifications before hitting the road for proper break-in procedures. And by that we mean burnouts, of course!
General Mayhem Restoration!
75. General Mayhem Restoration!
November 17, 2021
Is this the first un-Hellcatting of a car? On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich begin piecing the General Mayhem '68 Dodge Charger back together.  With the body back from Chris Birdsong's unbelievable sheetmetal and structure replacements, the guys take you through every bit of the process of getting the Mayhem back to its 440 big-block powered version.
Crop Duster runs 10s!
74. Crop Duster runs 10s!
November 10, 2021
The 1970 Plymouth known as the Crop Duster has been a project car for over half a decade, and now it's a truly mint 10-second street car.  On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich take the freshly painted and finished Crop Duster with its new 440 V-8 to the track before overcoming myriad issues and setbacks to finally achieve their elusive 10-second time slip.
1967 Cougar Die-Hard Redemption!
73. 1967 Cougar Die-Hard Redemption!
November 3, 2021
While Freiburger is away, Dulcich will play. On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Steve Dulcich enlists the help of crew member and fellow '80s action movie enthusiast Wiley Stevens to get the '67 Bang Shifting Cougar back on the road. The guys install a new trans, suspension, and custom hood, among other upgrades.
Back to the track in the '56 Chevy Field Car!
72. Back to the track in the '56 Chevy Field Car!
October 27, 2021
The '56 Chevy drag car known as the Field Car is back on track! In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich finish up their build with new coilover front suspension, new gears for their 9-inch rearend, a ported intake, and a slew of other modifications in order to get the car down the dragstrip for its best time to date. No rear gears were harmed in the filming of this episode.
Closer to Perfection: The '56 Chevy!
71. Closer to Perfection: The '56 Chevy!
October 20, 2021
The COVID-350-powered, six-speed '56 Chevy Bel Air may sport 500 hp, but it is far from perfection. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich bring it closer to reaching their goals with some weight reduction, suspension modifications, and a new 9-inch rear end (since the last one decided to leave all its inner bits on the dragstrip). Progress is all the perfection you need.
General Mayhem Returns to Its 440 Roots!
70. General Mayhem Returns to Its 440 Roots!
October 13, 2021
The Hellcat drivetrain will always be remembered, but the General Mayhem will never die. On this episode of Roadkill Garage, the legendary '68 Dodge Charger known as General Mayhem gets stripped of its 707-hp Hellcat engine and all the accompanying electronics as Freiburger and Dulcich vow to take it from the dragstrip setup back to its motorhome 440-powered V-8 and gravel-chucking roots.
Fast Times at RKG: The F-Rod rules!
69. Fast Times at RKG: The F-Rod rules!
June 2, 2021
After a long build, the F-Rod finally does what it's made to do: run fast and look awesome doing it! In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich get some extra help from Sam Strube to finish the '31 Model A F-Rod and take it to the track. Watch now to find out if the guys make David's dream of running 8's in the quarter mile with the 572ci naturally aspirated Chevy V-8 come true.
Fail Guy vs. The V-10: Work Truck Battle
68. Fail Guy vs. The V-10: Work Truck Battle
May 26, 2021
You can't beat a good work truck, but you can certainly beat on them. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich do just that through a series of challenges to find out which is better: David's '99 Dodge Ram 2500 V-10 4x4 with a five-speed stick or Steve's '73 K20 Chevy 4x4 with a 350ci V-8 known as the Fail Guy.
It's Alive: The F-Rod Lives!
67. It's Alive: The F-Rod Lives!
May 19, 2021
It finally runs! On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich get the F-Rod 1931 Model A fired up and ready for racing. After finishing up the 572 big-block Chevy V-8, installing the crank trigger ignition system, and sorting through every mechanical gremlin on the car, the hopes of running naturally aspirated 8s in the quarter mile have never been closer to becoming a reality.
Wiring Explained: F-Rod Progress & Gargantuwagon Regress!
66. Wiring Explained: F-Rod Progress & Gargantuwagon Regress!
May 12, 2021
Everyone's been asking for this, and now Freiburger delivers. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich make some significant progress on the F-Rod, and David goes deep into the automotive wiring abyss, teaching all the tips and tricks he knows for correctly wiring a hot rod. The guys also get reacquainted with the reacquired '68 Chrysler Town & Country known as the Gargantuwagon.
F-Rod Begins and Cougar Ends!
65. F-Rod Begins and Cougar Ends!
May 5, 2021
Fix it, break it, wash, rinse, repeat. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich actually get the Bang-Shifting Cougar back on the road only to have trouble once again. As Dulcich sorts out some shifting issues, Freiburger gets started on the F-Rod '31 Model A. With a naturally aspirated 572 big-block Chevy V-8, he hopes his dream drag machine will run 8s in the quarter mile.
Bang-Shifting Cougar and 2 New Projects!
64. Bang-Shifting Cougar and 2 New Projects!
April 28, 2021
The '67 Cougar powered by a Windsor-based 360ci stroker and backed by a four-speed is back! In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich attempt to fix a multitude of issues and get it back on the road for better bang-shifting action. What could go wrong? Well, enough that the guys take a detour in the bang-shifting '69 'Vette to see another new project, the F-Rod '31 Model A!
Description

This auto-centric web series is available on the Motor Trend magazine YouTube channels and the Motor Trend On Demand web site. It is hosted by David Freiburger and Mike Finnegan and covers a wide variety of motor-related topics. The series began in 2012 and, as of early 2017, consisted of approximately five dozen episodes.

Roadkill Garage is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (76 episodes). The series first aired on July 8, 2016.

Where to Watch Roadkill Garage

Roadkill Garage is available for streaming on the Motor Trend OnDemand website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Roadkill Garage on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    July 8, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    7.7  (40)