Roadkill Garage

Roadkill Garage

  • 2016
  • 5 Seasons
  • 8.4  (15)

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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Burnouts for Distance: Crop Duster wins! 
63. Burnouts for Distance: Crop Duster wins! 
November 11, 2020
The masterpiece that is the Crop Duster is finally done-if you don't count the interior, that is. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich finish the '70 Plymouth that has languished away on the farm for so long. See how it has transformed from junk into one of the nicest piles in the Roadkill fleet, and undoubtedly one of the best at brutal burnouts for distance!
Return of the Crop Duster!
62. Return of the Crop Duster!
November 4, 2020
The saga continues! After years of paint and body work it's finally time to piece the Crop Duster back to life. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, part 1 of 2 of finally finishing the Crop Duster, Freiburger and Dulcich get the engine and trans back in the freshly painted beauty after adding some extra cubic inches. That's right, the 383 has been stroked to 440ci and finally fires up!
The Supercharged Jeep Is Back!
61. The Supercharged Jeep Is Back!
October 28, 2020
Last time you saw the BJ-5, a 1975 CJ-5 affixed with a Chevy 383 short-block and topped with a Weiand 671 blower, it left a yard sale of parts on the track after racing against the Off-Road Challenger. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich fix the Jeep and thrash it in the sand, leaving only one question: Will the supercharged powerplant be too much for the axles?
Fixing the '56 Chevy!
60. Fixing the '56 Chevy!
October 21, 2020
The body-swapped '56 Chevy is back, and it is all WIN! On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich ditch the 265ci V-8 for the homebuilt Covid-350. With the addition of a six-speed manual trans, and the wheel hop issue fixed, the question is: Will the added power of the 500-hp Covid-350 lift the front end, or cause the stock rear end to depart itself of gears? Watch and find out!
Pontiac T-37 Handling Upgrade Frustration!
59. Pontiac T-37 Handling Upgrade Frustration!
October 14, 2020
We can all agree, the springs of 2020 was a debacle of unprecedented proportions. No you read that right, springs not spring. In this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich tackle the easy task of upgrading the handling of the T-37 only to have their most infuriating build to date. Will they bounce back to improve in the six-clod test, or will the springs of 2020 keep them homebound?
Back from the Dead: Tire Lifting Crusher Impala!
58. Back from the Dead: Tire Lifting Crusher Impala!
October 7, 2020
The blown 498ci big-block is back from the dead! On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich revive the previously rained in and ruined engine with a full top to bottom rebuild.  Will the '69 Crusher Impala get back to its amazing burnout distance glory? Yes, of course-but will it lift the tires even higher and run its quickest pass at the track? Watch now and find out!
Wreck Runner Racing!
57. Wreck Runner Racing!
September 30, 2020
On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich bring back the Wreck Runner, their '68 Satellite Road Runner clone. The guys fix a handful of issues-breaks, torsion bars, shifter, seats, overall tune, and more-before thrashing it out on the dirt. Then watch Dulcich bang-shift the budget four-speed 383 down the street before Freiburger takes it on its first passes down the dragstrip!
Project Car Blowout!
56. Project Car Blowout!
June 24, 2020
On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich check in on, and get to work on multiple projects. First the Clevo Commando gets some rear axle attention. Next the Crusher Impala's engine is removed and diagnosed, and finally the Caddy Gremmie's engine issues are solved! Will one of these projects be doing massive burnouts by the end of the episode? Yes! Watch now to see which one.
Cheap vs Muscle: Ford Truck Fun!
55. Cheap vs Muscle: Ford Truck Fun!
June 17, 2020
On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger challenges Dulcich to a showdown between a newly acquired cheap truck and the almighty Ford Muscle Truck.  The challenge is this: Can a '74 Ford F100 long bed with a 360 FE engine be just as much fun as the FMT with just a few hop-ups?  Will Freiburger convince Dulcich that the cheaper option has merit against the cool guy truck? Find out now!
Fresh 500ci for the Caddy Gremmie!
54. Fresh 500ci for the Caddy Gremmie!
June 10, 2020
On this episode of Roadkill Garage, Freiburger and Dulcich bring back the Cadillac-powered AMC Gremlin known as the Caddy Gremmie. Out with the old and in with the new, the guys put in a fresh 500ci powerplant with the hopes of taking the car all the way to the Roadkill Zip-Tie Drags Powered by Panduit in Tucson, AZ. Will they make it, or will the new 500 suffer a similar fate as the last? 
The 650hp Clevo Commando Returns!
53. The 650hp Clevo Commando Returns!
June 3, 2020
Remember back in Episode 32 of Roadkill Garage when Freiburger and Dulcich introduced the Jeep Commando and their dreams of dropping a 650hp 406ci Cleveland engine into it? Well, as promised, progress is finally being made with a marriage of the Clevo and the Commando! 
Conquering the water with the Mopar Muscle Boat!
52. Conquering the water with the Mopar Muscle Boat!
May 27, 2020
Ever heard of a Chrysler Conqueror? It's OK if you haven't, because this isn't just any vehicle-it's a vessel. That's right, on this episode of Roadkill Garage, Steve Dulcich finally convinces David Freiburger to work on his 1975 Chrysler Conqueror boat and test it out on the lake. 
Body Swap, Street Dragging '56 Chevy!
51. Body Swap, Street Dragging '56 Chevy!
May 20, 2020
Why can't you leave something lying around in the shop? Someone will take it, of course! On this episode of Roadkill Garage, David Freiburger and Steve Dulcich have nabbed the '56 Chevy 210 that Tony and Lucky revived on episode 69 of Hot Rod Garage. Now the guys have decided to body swap it with some better sheetmetal that Freiburger has been hoarding for far too long.
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 5 seasons (63 episodes). The series first aired on July 8, 2016.

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
    8.4  (15)