Boatkill! The Muscle Truck-to-Boat Extreme LS Engine Swap! – Roadkill Ep. 36

On this episode of Roadkill, the boys are back to kick off Season 4 with their most epic engine swap to date! This time Finnegan and Freiburger drag an old Rogers Bonneville jet boat to a local Southern California lake behind the Muscle Truck, a lowered 1974 Chevrolet C10 pickup that’s powered by a Chevrolet Performance LS6 crate engine. Once at the lake, they proceed to remove the engine from the truck and install it into the boat, hoping to do a little drag racing during the Tom Papp Memorial boating event. As usual things don’t go as planned but the guys still manage to have fun involving an outhouse, shower curtains, scummy water and a trailer hitch. Oh yeah, did we mention that after going boating Finnegan and Freiburger still had to take the engine back out of the boat and re-install it into the truck to get home?  

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45 thoughts on “Boatkill! The Muscle Truck-to-Boat Extreme LS Engine Swap! – Roadkill Ep. 36

  1. P08 - 1911 says:

    The one time they were remotely close to being on time.

  2. I’m not a big boat fan but I loves this boat

  3. "self clearance" I'm adding this to my vocabulary.

  4. Lakekill

  5. 94bluedime says:

    Window cranks are cheaper than Chinese clamp pliers. A removal tool is even cheaper if you wanna steal them from another window crank vehicle. Most will work regardless of year.

  6. Wait. Are they writing on a paper istead of a plank or directly on the car at 3:22? Or am i just hallucinating?

  7. Kempire says:

    They have some crazy premises for these show but in the end these are some talented guys. The fact that they can bring these forgotten vehicles back from the dead in the timeframes that they do it is nothing short of impressive. I recently discovered this show and have been on a marathon since. Totally inspired to go make something fun. Thanks for putting these online for everyone to enjoy and keep it up.

  8. kaiscott98 says:

    A zip tied shower curtain cape? not sure if thats the best or worst use of a ziptie ever…

  9. bishop2355 says:

    The music at 21:25 anyone have any info on it?

  10. So I have a 79 Tahiti with a 454 big block chevy and it isn't getting water to the headers. Can anyone tell me why that is

  11. Joe Cruze says:

    Great video!! I Remember watching this when you first posted it, still enjoying it!!

  12. Sean Kallas says:

    The doggo is so cuuuute!

  13. fuck ya. i like what you said…ur doing it because ..YOU CAN

  14. i like the window opener

  15. Fuck Me says:

    Wait how did u guys tow the boat when the truck had no engine

  16. Raymond Le says:

    You guys are the best

  17. Aurass Joody says:

    at 6:16 i like it so much the music!!! can i know the name ???????

  18. Aurass Joody says:

    at 6:16 i like it so much the music!!! can i know the name ???????

  19. Raymond Le says:

    Nice work

  20. Why does Dave all ways whare flip flops

  21. Finagins dog looks like rosy fgteevs dog coool

  22. Ron Cook says:

    do a f150 truck in mud

  23. Who else watches all the ads on roadkill so they can keep the show free?

  24. Bill Denton says:


  25. you guys are awesome

  26. So I got my first car a 2003 Chevy cavalier 2.2l ecotec an I need to put battery terminals in it to start it to see what is rong with it even tho there is oil in the intake manifold so Im Shure it needs a new engine to get a new engine I want to make is a dirt track car any tips?

  27. what is the point of the toilet in the water ? do they think that a humans piss or shit is going to contaminate it more than those boats?

  28. Why do they say the truck has no brakes in like every episode

  29. 6:00 is beer time

  30. I live in lake elsinore and I saw these guys there at the lake and again when they were leaving

  31. hey, could you guys do that with a vw and a jet-sky…??? lol

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  33. Andy Brewer says:

    Epic! You guys are awesome!

  34. chris hany says:

    The seagull pooped at 10:06

  35. But Why?

  36. jeeeeeesus that ls6 looks beat. who knew, even an ls6 cant withstand the roadkill guys

  37. Love Dogs says:

    I want one of those boats

  38. Ryan Poulin says:

    its crazy how the police isnt bothering you much, lol driving a car on the hwy thats ready to fall apartt xD love it

  39. I wanna see them do this with an LS9 now

  40. Michael Hopp says:

    Just discovered this show a few days ago, and my god it's the best thing I've come across in a long while. I don't think I've ever been sitting and saying "Oh god…" and chuckling as much as I have the past few nights. Truly great stuff.

  41. meganspecv says:

    This is absolutely absurd- and that's why it's Roadkill :)

  42. Jake Macia says:

    They actually get in the water at 22:23

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