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Roadkill talks up 1969 Chevy C50 dump truck & its odd big block
Tom Quimby | June 19, 2017
Roadkill Extra host David Freiburger stands nexts to a 1969 Chevy C50 dump truck.
Roadkill host David Freiburger stands nexts to a 1969 Chevy C50 dump truck.

A Chevy 366 big block?!

Yes, Chevy produced that engine for its medium and heavy-duty trucks as well as school buses from the 1960s to the mid-1990s.

Roadkill host David Freiburger takes a closer look at a 366 that’s mounted in a 1969 Chevy C50 dump truck.

Roadkill, which has built a big fan base by seeking out rat rods and hot rods across the country, has now “developed a fetish for medium and heavy-duty trucks,” according to its latest YouTube video shown below.

Freiburger in his normal fired-up and encyclopedic style (his frame of reference alone is pretty captivating) does a great job talking up the C50 and pitching it as an ideal 4×4 build. Once the hood comes up, Freiburger gives a detailed lesson on the 366 and its ties to the 396 and 427.

The free Roadkill Extra episode was shot in Colorado. Fans can subscribe for more episodes through Motor Trend OnDemand.

 

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