The End of The Epic Road Trip and a New Project Unveiled! Finnegan's Garage Ep.145 

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We've come to the end of our road trip from California to Georgia. In this video you'll see Newbern and I battle through the worst storm we've ever experienced as we journeyed through Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama. We managed to bring two new project boats home with us. The first boat was loaded inside of Lincoln Hawk for the trip home and if you're a fan of Roadkill then you'll recognize this 1976 Rogers Bonneville TR jet boat. The second boat has been under wraps literally and figuratively speaking, since I ordered it from Eliminator Boats in Mira Loma, California last year. We managed to tow it over 2,100 miles with a custom Kokopelli trailer riding on golf cart tires behind Lincoln Hawk and now it's time to unwrap it. We'll be refurbishing the Rogers and building the 21-foot Eliminator tunnel hull from scratch. Stay tuned for more videos on both boats plus more fun with Game Over, the 711ci twin-turbo jet boat as well.
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B Dahl
B Dahl 2 tuntia sitten
What ever Happened to the LT swapped C-10 pick-up. Was it ever finished completely?
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 34 minuuttia sitten
They have a lot of content of the truck in episodes 127 - 140. (Including a 1 week build series)
Jonathan Dyer
Jonathan Dyer 10 tuntia sitten
Fun fact...if you buy 60 gallons worth the fuel loves will give you a free shower...all you have to do is say you need a team shower and they'll give you two separate showers.
merlinwag 11 tuntia sitten
Wow! Eliminator knocked it out of the park! Now, please listen to your wife "now get it done". Seriously, thank you bringing boats back to the mainstream. Most hot rod guys do not realize how huge the hot rod boat boat culture was back in the 50's, 60's, and 70's. As much as I love "hot rods", I love "hot rod boats" more. Appreciate all you do for the sport!
jim skelton
jim skelton 11 tuntia sitten
Music list
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 33 minuuttia sitten
Here are a few of them: Saint Anyway - Goodbye Carolina Rose Saint Anyway - All the Way to Me Geva Alon - Long Summer Night Cody Martin - Kiss of Daybreak
Fred Lindstrom
Fred Lindstrom 12 tuntia sitten
What's group names music in your video for road trip
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 31 minuutti sitten
There are multiple artists. Here are a few of the songs that were used: Saint Anyway - Goodbye Carolina Rose Saint Anyway - All the Way to Me Geva Alon - Long Summer Night Cody Martin - Kiss of Daybreak
Fugly Feet
Fugly Feet 13 tuntia sitten
*clap clap* hurry up and get it done. Lol ilove it!
FPS_ CHEWY 14 tuntia sitten
There was an old man named Michael Finnegan He had whiskers on his chin-a-gen Along came the wind and blew them in again Poor, old Michael Finnegan, begin again There was an old man named Michael Finnegan He had whiskers on his chin-a-gen Along came the wind and blew them in again Poor, old Michael Finnegan, begin again There was an old man named Michael Finnegan He had whiskers on his chin-a-gen Along came the wind and blew them in again Poor, old Michael Finnegan
William Parker
William Parker 14 tuntia sitten
I have 10” tires for my pontoon trailer that are rated for the road
michael honeychuck
michael honeychuck 16 tuntia sitten
best product for that gel coat is PRO TEC senioa ga, nothing can compete with there system
Erik 16 tuntia sitten
the link to flying sparks garage doesnt work.
Luc Turcotte
Luc Turcotte 16 tuntia sitten
Hey Fin, I have a brand new set of old stock mirrors for that sweet ass truck of yours. Let me know if you need a new set
James Spikes
James Spikes 17 tuntia sitten
Coolest. Wife. Ever.
thudtheace 17 tuntia sitten
Cousin Randy?? My disfunction ears first heard cousin Eddie!... Cheers!
Thomas Ballew
Thomas Ballew 17 tuntia sitten
You in trouble now Mike you better hurry she's gonna want to ride before summers over
stoker20 17 tuntia sitten
Welcome to the modern world of air entrapment. You'll love the ride at speed.
eager400 18 tuntia sitten
Instead of LincolnHawk name it LeakingHawk. Love your videos!
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 18 tuntia sitten
Leakin' Hawk.
Jon stinnett
Jon stinnett 20 tuntia sitten
Todd Bertram
Todd Bertram 20 tuntia sitten
27:15 boat can be seen, BADASS. Just needs a little trolling motor and she is ready to rock.
Mr Sauce
Mr Sauce 22 tuntia sitten
19:41 they finally quit talking about golf cart tires and get wrenching
Steve Beavers
Steve Beavers 22 tuntia sitten
She purty
tree18is 22 tuntia sitten
like and commented before this episode blows my mind
Mongo's Garage
Mongo's Garage Päivä sitten
Hurry up and get it done! Truer words have never been spoken!
Wikkus Päivä sitten
Got to say, that Eliminator is a lust-making thing, Your missus is bloody right :D
BlackKnight BcKc
BlackKnight BcKc Päivä sitten
Yea a lot of us boaters have dolly trailers with only two tires and we go from Nor cal to Arizona all the time
stkrrauch Päivä sitten
so cool nice job great video
Carl Svedenius
Carl Svedenius Päivä sitten
Stupid Question , why use wood at all and not only grp or divinycell ? It looks like a dream =)
Lukes Workshop
Lukes Workshop Päivä sitten
The start of the episode and watching Mike just glide over bumps with the air ride seat and Newbern being jolted by each bump made me wonder if they fight over who gets to drive Lincoln Hawk
D4 VE Päivä sitten
Arent they same as classic mini wheels/tyres?
American Rambler
American Rambler Päivä sitten
I did not know Eliminator Boats were still around!
Mike Giulivo
Mike Giulivo Päivä sitten
Dang that's a beautiful boat!!
c22narf Päivä sitten
HAHA!! I just came over from Cleetus, I saw you on Airline Drive in Bossier City, LA! I didn't recognize the truck, I just saw the (what looked like) Daytona Eliminator, I have an Eliminator 207. I can't wait to see this one, I'm subscribing for this!
Let's Talk Racecar
Let's Talk Racecar Päivä sitten
15:01 Watch the diesel price, thanks Biden....
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 Päivä sitten
Nothing to do with Biden. It was cycling between cash and credit prices.
Benny T
Benny T Päivä sitten
Loved the road trip music
Michael Morell
Michael Morell Päivä sitten
Wife's opinion was the best.
Randy & Kraig Brother's
I worked at Marlin Boats in 1987- 1988 doing lamination, it is very interesting how they make them
Jeeper Päivä sitten
love your wife.."Hurry up and get it done" lol..KEEPER
Robert Hachten
Robert Hachten Päivä sitten
Finn.... Brother.... You sir, are a lucky man....
That Bearded Veteran
That Bearded Veteran Päivä sitten
I really hope Finnegan brings that Eliminator back out to Lake Havasu for Super Cat Fest West next year!
Brent Grubbs
Brent Grubbs Päivä sitten
Think this one should be named multiplayer since you can take the family with you
MrMAXXXELLL 2 päivää sitten
Here in Germany a lot of trailers come with 10 or 12" wheels, advantages being as you said, you can build the trailer lower to the ground when the wheels are under the bed. The dealership I work at has a tow truck that has dual 10" rear axles on airbags so you can lower the rear end to load up. Nothing to special about it. Does sacrifice some ride comfort though as opposed to regular 14" or 16" trailer wheels.
Matt Sepulveda
Matt Sepulveda 2 päivää sitten
Man that boat is beautiful!!!!! Maybe I should get one and have Mike and the boys build it up for me
Michael Vecchiarelli
Michael Vecchiarelli 2 päivää sitten
Hi,Finnegan. I love the new boat.
FullSpeedNoBrakes J2BO
FullSpeedNoBrakes J2BO 2 päivää sitten
Stunning Daytona. The history behind the eliminator Daytona is awesome. Pretty much any fast cat out there is emulating the Daytona.
LS1 GOAT 2 päivää sitten
Hope your dumbasses dont get get run over pullin over on side of an interstate so your silly boat dont get wet . What tools !
dingus153 2 päivää sitten
Is it some kind of law that you have to have a "not for hire" sign on the truck?
dingus153 2 päivää sitten
@Flat4Buggy 2 oh sweet, I had a google about it and couldn't really find anything. Kinda surprising you don't need to get licence to drive something this big though
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 2 päivää sitten
It allows the truck to be driven without a CDL, (And it doesn't have to stop at weigh stations) since it's registered as an RV.
Big Jay
Big Jay 2 päivää sitten
There's really no sense pushing yourself too hard or fast on a road trip. I know most people just want to get it over with but that's the dangerous way of doing it. Take your time it'll be over before you know it and you'll be home safe and sound.
Anna Acosta
Anna Acosta 2 päivää sitten
Anna Acosta
Anna Acosta 2 päivää sitten
Gary Nelson
Gary Nelson 2 päivää sitten
Whats going on with road kill ? I have been watching it since 2016 but u and fry burger have not done a video
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 2 päivää sitten
Motor Trend's parent company went bankrupt, and sold to Discovery back in 2018. Roadkill is no longer on FIplace. You now have to subscribe to either the Motor Trend app, or the Motor Trend channel through Amazon Prime for $5 a month, to watch Roadkill.
carter hibberson
carter hibberson 2 päivää sitten
Did he say V16 twin chargers
Joey Hilliard
Joey Hilliard 2 päivää sitten
As a California jet boat guy... I am SO PUMPED you're building a Daytona.
TheDirtcrew3 2 päivää sitten
As a person that grew up hanging out the Colorado/Parker river as a kid and had parents and all their friends with jet boats, maybe in your next vid you can touch on why you chose the TR hull. If memory serves me right, in the motor swap vid you stated that the TR hull is one the boats that wont throw you out if things go bad. Good info to throw out there.
Amy 2 päivää sitten
Car trailers on triple 10” wheels are common in the uk and good up to 2600kg. I can’t imagine your jet boat weighs that much? www.brianjamestrailers.co.uk/main-categories/open-car-transporter/t-transporter/
zak martin
zak martin 2 päivää sitten
Why plywood and not coosa?
Fred Fiocchi
Fred Fiocchi 2 päivää sitten
Rebeldryver's Garage
Rebeldryver's Garage 2 päivää sitten
My neighbor's 18 ft Searay has those tires, but it appears to be the normal Shorelandr trailer. His tires are rated at 950 lbs each. Is this boat considered a pickle fork?
UserCid 2 päivää sitten
I didn't even know I liked boats until I saw your speedboats
Jacob Lapoint
Jacob Lapoint 2 päivää sitten
I don't think that's the reaction most wives would have if we came home with that thing. Divorce papers would show up at my house.
Brad Woodward
Brad Woodward 2 päivää sitten
Love your wife’s comment! She’s a keeper for sure!
Craig Smith
Craig Smith 2 päivää sitten
I have no desire to ever own a boat, but I do love a good road trip.
ROBERT GAGNON 2 päivää sitten
Holy crap it’s a work of art
Jamison Timberfalling
Jamison Timberfalling 2 päivää sitten
Alright, hurry up and get it done.
Russell Smith
Russell Smith 2 päivää sitten
Nice boat, now lets see the Cadillac
jpsxpress111 2 päivää sitten
You are one lucky man in many ways. 😎
Kurtis Stevens
Kurtis Stevens 2 päivää sitten
what brand of hand tools do you have in your box ?
scott gardner
scott gardner 2 päivää sitten
I like your wife hurry up and get it done does that mean you've got an open cheque book
BEN AUSMAN 2 päivää sitten
She’s like hurry up and get it done ! Nice 👍
VIB3Z Clips
VIB3Z Clips 2 päivää sitten
Congrats on the new hovercraft
TUFFLUCK! 2 päivää sitten
Spencer Bostock
Spencer Bostock 2 päivää sitten
That is a beautiful boat, red is my favorite boat colour personally. What's the plan for the power plant?
allen bold
allen bold 2 päivää sitten
As always entertaining videos
Kris Peterson
Kris Peterson 2 päivää sitten
15:00 Diesel prices jump 6 cents.
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 2 päivää sitten
The sign was cycling between cash and credit prices.
Mikey Ray
Mikey Ray 2 päivää sitten
Alright hurry up and get it done!! Spoken like a true wife!! Sounds so familiar I Love it!!🤣 Beautiful boat Mike congrats!! Can't wait to see what's going to be powering her!!
Angelo DeLorio
Angelo DeLorio 2 päivää sitten
Love it !!! She is a keeper !!!
Daniel Martinez
Daniel Martinez 2 päivää sitten
The Boss wife lady she has approved of the boat and she ready to go fast look on her face time and add your wife to supervisors in your FIplaceR including funny stuff thank you for sharing
888johnmac 2 päivää sitten
loving the music guys .. very Seasick Steve .. especially about 27 mins
Martin Powell
Martin Powell 2 päivää sitten
10 Inch tyres? Classic Mini.
Evan Perez
Evan Perez 2 päivää sitten
I cant wait to see the biuld..i didn't know i needed a jet boat until now..🔥 🔥 🔥
J Bevins
J Bevins 2 päivää sitten
david fortin
david fortin 2 päivää sitten
today was the last day I have anything to do with hotrod or motor trend. its time to burn the old hotrod mags i have. you are all just parts advertisers and posers
SJ & OCD The Road Life of a British Biking Couple
get that Kodiac to Extensive in texas they do some amazing work on those rigs (lower might help with loading too)
joel rushin
joel rushin 2 päivää sitten
So whats happening with motortrend
CrankinBass 2 päivää sitten
Rusty Shackleford
Rusty Shackleford 3 päivää sitten
wachishhh. the sound of finn surrendering his balls to his wife to complete the deal with the devil for his new boat
lonnie moore
lonnie moore 3 päivää sitten
You should name GAME ON
Brad Maas
Brad Maas 3 päivää sitten
Your link to Wirecare doesn't seem to be working
Huntimer Photography
Huntimer Photography 3 päivää sitten
Do you guys watch yourselves on You Tube lololololol
Erik J.
Erik J. 3 päivää sitten
I had a '76 Rogers Bonneville myself, and wish I never sold it. I once met up with a guy at a boating forum who worked for Roger Weiman. He said if you told Roger the last four numbers of HIN (month and year built), he'd remember off the top of his head who ordered it, what the original color, and engine was. He was that low volume of production.
myknickers 3 päivää sitten
I dunno who mike is trying to convince more about the dolly trailer, us or himself lol.
Thunder Butt
Thunder Butt 3 päivää sitten
🤔 why not use snowmobile trailer wheels? They are the same size and are rated for 80mph with twice the load rating
Marc T
Marc T 3 päivää sitten
I am fully expecting a Great Outdoors parody when this boat goes out! Days of Thunder in FwF had me dying!
Nigel Fox
Nigel Fox 3 päivää sitten
Mrs Finnegan's seal of approval and orders at the end cracked me up...
Sean McGillicuddy
Sean McGillicuddy 3 päivää sitten
When she said " I like it a lot" worth the trip !!!
Braskus 3 päivää sitten
I think there is a problem with your wife.. She's way to awesome..
craig1010cc 3 päivää sitten
Rather than golf buggy tyres, what about classic mini 165/70/10 tyres?
zion adams
zion adams 3 päivää sitten
Wat happened to the 6 door ford??
Flat4Buggy 2
Flat4Buggy 2 3 päivää sitten
He traded it for a '66 Chevy Suburban in episode 117/118.
samuel bevins
samuel bevins 3 päivää sitten
Wifey approval feels soooo good!
partymstr4 3 päivää sitten
you know its good when you bring home a new project and the wife is happy.
Wrasko 3 päivää sitten
Damn. What a nice wife. You can do what you want, and even get encouraged to it? Holy damn.. Btw: Suddenly my Hurricane 470 with a 70 outboard feel really slow :p
Dave Froman
Dave Froman 3 päivää sitten
Finnegan finally brings a project home that the wife is not mad about....
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