OK, so you already binge-watched all of the latest Roadkill episodes and still want more. Well, between now and the next episode, why don’t you check out our top 10 Roadkill Extra episodes of all time. Roadkill Extra includes short-form behind-the-scenes clips, outtakes, tips, deep project car dives, and enough extra bits to fill the trunk of the Blasphemi ’55 Chevy.
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Aside from some choice junkyard finds and answers to all of your questions by hosts David Freiburger, Mike Finnegan, and the rest of the gang, we’re compiled the best Roadkill Extra episodes to fire up your ignitions—from the inside scoop on the best road-trip snacks to what passes for a muscle car these days.
Return of the Rotsun?
On episode 735 of Roadkill Extra, Finnegan discusses the crew and equipment from the early days of Roadkill, his favorite racing events, and when audiences should be expecting to see a return of the Rotsun—a resurrected 1971 Datsun 240Z! Spoiler alert: It shows up on the latest season of Roadkill…
Roadkill Hosts Hobbies and More!
On episode 644 of Roadkill Extra, learn Finnegan’s opinion on knives, the story behind the infamous 1955 Chevy gasser, aka Blasphemi’s engine, Steve Dulcich’s arm-wrestling prowess, and what the Roadkill hosts do when not messing around with cars or trucks or anything with wheels.
What Exactly Is a Muscle Car These Days?
While filming an upcoming episode of Roadkill, Freiburger makes an interesting discovery in a junkyard. This leads him to some philosophical questions about his history with muscle cars and how their definition has evolved and changed over the years. Take a look at episode 762 of Roadkill Extra to hear the master’s thoughts on what makes a muscle car in the 21st century. Does the Hellcat Redeye make the list?
Goodbye Ugly Truckling
On episode 789 of Roadkill Extra, prepare to say goodbye to the Ugly Truckling. Some fans have really fallen for this strange, ugly contraption, but Freiburger and Finnegan can’t stand it. First appearing on Roadkill (episode 76), the guys have never really known what to do with the vehicle after it was done. Now, they make the decision to get rid of it in exchange for their new project car. What car did they trade it for? Who in their right minds would take this claptrap?
Could Roadkill Make It to Nürburgring?
While on set for a new episode of Roadkill, Freiburger and Finnegan sit down by a warm fire, kick up their feet on a tire-ottoman, and answer important questions like—how does Finnegan keep his beard so trim? Will the Roadkill boys ever get a Hellephant engine? And of course, will Roadkill ever make it to Europe for the Nürburgring? Check out episode 639 of Roadkill Extra to find out. Photo by Bongarts/Getty Images.
What’s the Best Road Trip Snack?
On episode 764 of Roadkill Extra, Freiburger returns to answer more fan questions and shares his opinion on dual overhead cams, motorcycles, and tasty road trip snacks. Oh, and Freiburger thinks Stubby Bob—a 1950 Ford F6 wheelstanding dump truck—should make a return.
The True History of Power Tour
Have you ever participated in the HOT ROD Power Tour? Well, Freiburger highly recommends it in this episode of Roadkill Extra. In fact, he’s been around since HOT ROD Power Tour started and has joined nearly every year of the event. How did Power Tour start? What plans are there for the future of this kick-ass event?
Freiburger’s Thoughts on Electric Cars
Please note these views are Freiburger’s alone and do not represent the views of MotorTrend. That said, we bet you want to listen up as Freiburger takes a moment at Colorado Auto and Parts to share his thoughts on electric and self-driving cars on episode 637 of Roadkill Extra. Seriously, you will not believe what all the buzz is about.
Fate of the OG Roadkill Ramp Truck!
The OG Roadkill Ramp Truck first appeared back in 2013, and the Roadkill crew has used it to haul any number of their cars over the years. Eventually, Finnegan bought it, took it back to Georgia, and modified it—then proceeded to buy a new ramp truck. What’s a man going to do with two ramp trucks?
How to Run Big Rig Tires on a Light Truck
Want to learn how to run big rig tires on a light truck? Luckily, Finnegan is here to help. While exploring a junkyard on Roadkill, Finnegan breaks down how to adapt the 10-bolt big rig wheel pattern to an 8-bolt standard truck wheel pattern.
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