Does a BIGGER Radiator Actually Do Anything?

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Last time we took the Miata to the track we ran into so many cooling issues! So we decided it was time to get rid of the old crappy radiator and old cooling bits in order to stop the overheating problems! We went with all the best bits from Flyin’ Miata, BUT upgrading your radiator with the fanciest thing out there might not be the best move for YOUR car. Today we are revamping the entire cooling system on the Miata and talking how to effectively keep your car cool!
Thanks to Flyin’ Miata for sending us all these sick cooling parts!
Fan and Shroud
Coolant Reroute

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npbevo Hace 36 minutos
Do you ever find out what was causing the fuse to blow? What the bigger problem was?
DG PUNISHER Hace 3 horas
You look stupid without your beard 🤔. Kinda look a bit like Hitler 😂
Wesley Mann
Wesley Mann Hace 10 horas
Lots can be said about radiator size but one misled is thinking more radiator rows equal greater cooling. In fact fin size is much better way. A two row radiator with 1" tubes is better than a 3/4 row that have 3/8"tubes
GoblinPhreak Hace 15 horas
"only use distilled water" meanwhile your local shop will 100% grab water from the fucking sink, because aint no business wasting money on distilled water when you are using antifreeze to begin with.
Dane Shipway
Dane Shipway Hace 15 horas
I understand what your theory about using the shroud is but I thoroughly believe they will make absolutely no diference as there won't be enough wind force to push them thoroughly open and when at idle having them open would effect nothing
jackie chan
jackie chan Hace un día
who the hell put a thermostat on a track car you have to remove that
phreak Hace 2 días
New Bodykit nxxt?
Mr J
Mr J Hace 3 días
Great informative video , today I learned something
jasrod2012 Hace 3 días
This Zach Jobe guy is pretty legit. I wonder how long these installs actually take him.
Erik Schiegg
Erik Schiegg Hace 3 días
I'm actually looking for a BIG radiator. For my liquid cooled computer.
James Rogers
James Rogers Hace 3 días
Wonder if deionized water would be better?
bonob0123 Hace 4 días
Was this video before or after the Miata overheated on the racetrack?
YAJY ` Hace 4 días
Wheres the space for the intercooler
Psyk Zeus
Psyk Zeus Hace 4 días
his hair in the second half reminded me of the old Paul Walker in F&F
philip dias
philip dias Hace 5 días
Add some purple ice additive
Brendon L
Brendon L Hace 5 días
Did you use a high flow or standard thermostat?
Rave Hace 6 días
Actually, good cooling makes more hp.
kol257 Hace 6 días
Hey guys this video is not added to the moneypit playlist , just a heads up
Ma Rt
Ma Rt Hace 6 días
Shouldn’t flying Miata sponsor money pit
Christopher Sikora
Christopher Sikora Hace 6 días
Hey Zack i know your a very busy guy but i have a question for you and i cant find an option to send you a private message if by the grace of God you see this please respond to me so you can tell me where to send my question, i understand if you dont see this knowing you get probably 100s of questions a day anyway appreciate you either way thnx
Dan Cliffton
Dan Cliffton Hace 7 días
lmao the coolant litterally says "asian vehicle"
N C Hace 7 días
Hurts to much to see a new radiator with dents
Pablo Tejeda
Pablo Tejeda Hace 7 días
this episode is not in the playlist
Traian GRINEA Hace 9 días
Someone said the donut dress code is a merch shirt, straight cut slim jeans and vans and no wi can't unsee it
Emin Muradov
Emin Muradov Hace 10 días
This car is slowly turning into a Lamborgine
bcvbb hyui
bcvbb hyui Hace 10 días
This guy is really just getting all the parts he wants for his project car paid for AND getting paid for working on it
Ultimate XLR-8
Ultimate XLR-8 Hace 11 días
Money Pit always motivates me to work on my money pits
WillFulForza Hace 11 días
Me and my dad are having troubles with our 69 firebird
seeni gzty
seeni gzty Hace 11 días
Can’t wait for every Wednesday!
Chris H
Chris H Hace 12 días
Water dose not work nearly as well at coolant. Who wires a high amp fan to the altenator?? Didn't your father teach you hold the jugs sideways when pouring!
bcvbb hyui
bcvbb hyui Hace 10 días
your car up to the registry list here on any of the rotary forums!
Sebastian Hace 12 días
signontheline1 Hace 12 días
He farted at 12:35...
signontheline1 Hace 11 días
@seeni gzty But he farted though!
seeni gzty
seeni gzty Hace 11 días
Just FYI this episode isn’t in the money pit folder
btvbrndn Hace 13 días
This guy is really just getting all the parts he wants for his project car paid for AND getting paid for working on it
Cliff P
Cliff P Hace 13 días
Why is the fluid in the back hose green and he putting blue in it? Can blue mix with green? I was told to try and never mixcolors?
Dylan Slocombe
Dylan Slocombe Hace 14 días
Is that an R33 GTR in the background at the beginning???
Blue Thumb
Blue Thumb Hace 14 días
Why was there a wheel chair in the driveway?
Adin Briggs
Adin Briggs Hace 14 días
You have control over the bouncing Donut screen saver and you didn't make it go into the corner!? Why?!
julio ventura
julio ventura Hace 14 días
Going for that Paul walker look huh
James Hace 14 días
Holy shit is that James
Ramiro Martinez
Ramiro Martinez Hace 14 días
Can't wait to see the miata wit mo powa baby # turbo time
Rowan Arthur
Rowan Arthur Hace 15 días
i know a turbo is on the cards buuuuuuuut how about a does ITBS actually do anything
Frederick Dmax&vlog
Frederick Dmax&vlog Hace 15 días
When are you gonna put turbo on this car?
Manuel Bou
Manuel Bou Hace 15 días
Throw that coolant away and replace it with the pink toyota coolant. Its the best in every aspect. Cooling, longevity and heat transferring. Also a cooler thermostat won't make the engine run cooler. Itll just open earlier. Every engine will, like you said: find its operating temp. The one factor that can affect it is your radiator cooling more than OE spec
Joe Maddox
Joe Maddox Hace 15 días I have found and saved the rarest Mazda FC RX7 ever made! Now this car is rare. Really rare! Let me break this down really quick... Ever heard of the rare 100 GTUs rx7s? Only 40 have ever been claimed and only 7 are confirmed at the time of this posting! Here are the rarest rx7 FC3S models: 1500 10AE Turbo models 1400 infini 1000 winning limited 150 final edition convertible 100 GTUs... out of that 100: 83 red on black 10 black on black 7 white on blue There was only 100 GTUs models created between 1989 and 1991. If you own one of these rare models sign your car up to the registry list here on any of the rotary forums!
daniel b
daniel b Hace 15 días
Honestly at this flying Miata should just sponsor donut media
0MindSwept0 Hace 16 días
9:47 what about your hoes? Keepo 18:48 that cooling system is a metaphor for life, the best things aren’t like *that* .. >.> 19:19 that old cooling system description though LUL
Claire Stephenson
Claire Stephenson Hace 16 días
Just FYI this episode isn’t in the money pit folder
Henrik Knudsen
Henrik Knudsen Hace 16 días
Hi I would love to see this on a non Big Tech platform. Please.
vbddfy euuyt
vbddfy euuyt Hace 17 días
"not one of the sexiest mods" well not beeing able to do a single lap is also not very sexy so imo a cooling upgrade is maximum sexy ^^
Ah Leh
Ah Leh Hace 17 días
U should link the science garage video for more reference info about parts..
Trent Franklin
Trent Franklin Hace 17 días
All of that heat is wasted... unless you use a turbo.
Rock girl
Rock girl Hace 17 días
Yes Money Pit is why Wednesday is my second favorite day
peejayncsu Hace 18 días
Be honest- How hard was bolting you the re-route? Busted knuckle scale?
vbddfy euuyt
vbddfy euuyt Hace 17 días
New turbo, old engine. Me no like that
Elliot Ellis
Elliot Ellis Hace 18 días
0:43 Zachs face doe.
deziredtr011 Hace 18 días
should’ve gone to radiator springs instead 😏
ceerw buty
ceerw buty Hace 18 días
Can’t wait for every Wednesday!
Rock girl
Rock girl Hace 17 días
Why was it shipped dented
The Third
The Third Hace 18 días
What’s cooler than intercooler? -Intercoolest
The Third
The Third Hace 18 días
What’s cooler than intercooler? -Intercoolest
Edwin Herrera
Edwin Herrera Hace 19 días
I wonder if he got the parts from Flyin’ Miata. 🤔
Nathan Weese
Nathan Weese Hace 19 días
Miatas are a great sweet 16 present. I bet your proud, (wink)
ceerw buty
ceerw buty Hace 18 días
Who else cant wait for them to change the engine or add a turbo
João Maverick
João Maverick Hace 19 días
Literally a giant GPU cooler.
MKIV Hace 19 días
Bill Woo
Bill Woo Hace 20 días
The crossflow radiator design seems contrary to basic principles of heat and refrigeration. Don't you want maximum heat exposed to radiation for maximum removal? If so, why "delay" heat which otherwise would drop down by gravity, "keeping it in the radiator longer", and thus only radiate so-to-speak "medium heat" water, when you can go back to the cylinders and get "high heat" water? Correct me if I'm wrong but that seems to be the very opposite of logical.
Bill Woo
Bill Woo Hace 20 días
And do those "flaps" really work? The forces to do what it says they do seem directionally counterintuitive. Maybe there's a trick?
ldwarika25 Hace 20 días
Don’t know if it’s just me but this video is not showing up in the moneypit playlist
Michelle Hace 20 días
Shouldn't the after-turbo air cooler add about 10hp? Not sure about a miata but on my golf I make about 15hp more
cowmanmooing Hace 20 días
Might get a 84 c10 money pit
DaSilvaBu11et Hace 20 días
New turbo, old engine. Me no like that
sod16 Hace 20 días
MX5!! IT'S A MX5!!!!!
Kevin Aldana
Kevin Aldana Hace 20 días
You have just been reading my mind. All my question answered on Money Pit. Let's gooooo
Sniperking469 Hace 20 días
Why was it shipped dented
Mike Leyva
Mike Leyva Hace 20 días
Hey what was the song at 11:10, my late fiance and I used to listen to it when going on road trips and I lost the song once my spotify reset.
Vxision Hace 20 días
You could just get stickers and it would add 10hp wach sticker
Robert Gardner
Robert Gardner Hace 20 días
An upgraded cooling system, intercoolers, or bigger radiators aftermarket fan shrouds always look better than OEM. Unless you have some kind of hyper car lol.
Anthwaine JR
Anthwaine JR Hace 20 días
Who else cant wait for them to change the engine or add a turbo
cropro viktor
cropro viktor Hace 20 días
People in russia: antifreez 90% vater : 5% vodka 5%
Makzym 010
Makzym 010 Hace 20 días
again, thanks for the motivation.
Red’s Volkswagen Repair
Red’s Volkswagen Repair Hace 20 días
By moving the thermostat to the rear of the engine, isn't that just moving the "hot zone" in the engine from the back to the front?
Thanks buddy, even though I don’t have a Miata (or an MX5 in Australia 🇦🇺), I see that the process is pretty much the same in virtually any Piston Rear Wheel Drive 🚙... BTW. I have a 2002 6cyl Barra powered BA Ford Falcon Wagon
Athula D
Athula D Hace 21 un día
2 Fans , better than 1
Martin Salgado
Martin Salgado Hace 21 un día
He’s James and Nolan’s love child
Reiner Abad
Reiner Abad Hace 21 un día
Everyone: Zerex: "Asian Vehicles"
Andrew H
Andrew H Hace 20 días
For a long time the Asian car companies all specified a different coolant chemistry than other auto makers. Coolant bottles have been differentiating for decades.
Scarecrow Hunter
Scarecrow Hunter Hace 21 un día
This makes me feel a lot better about the money pit that is my patrol
mazz's maker space
mazz's maker space Hace 21 un día
you didn't mention how a thermostat works..
aqua_bro Hace 21 un día
0:17 his hair is perfect
Ricky Manuel
Ricky Manuel Hace 21 un día
How do your cars pass smog in Cali dude 😂
Sean Mcpike
Sean Mcpike Hace 21 un día
Glycol - raises the boiling point - increases the heat transfer ability. -along with anti corrosive properties.etcwtc Only reason to not use Glycol or a lesser amount is your at a track or event that doesn't allow it.
Michael Frog-Man Bourne
Michael Frog-Man Bourne Hace 21 un día
It can add (unrestrict) horse power if you are going from a mechanical setup to dual electric fans. Which I’m doing on my Dodge Ram diesel 6 speed. Not this channel but 803 garage =] channel. Loved this install and I like the idea of mount you fan on the inside of the shroud. I’m making my own setup. Not as fancy as yours obviously 🙄 LoL =]
Robert Hamilton
Robert Hamilton Hace 21 un día
Did you increase coolant capacity with the radiator?
Alexander Burton
Alexander Burton Hace 21 un día
donut medie should have a masterclass 😂 where they can teach us everythinggggg
Fifencjusz Hace 21 un día
Its fun how long they wait for installing a turbo to this miata
Andys Racing Adventure
Andys Racing Adventure Hace 21 un día
Once you go Turbo, definitely need to look into sealing the radiator between the mouth of the bumper. That right there will likely help 20% of your heat management on track. The other thing is getting an oil cooler as well as thats the life blood of the engine and with F/I things tend to get really hot.
Mad Miata
Mad Miata Hace 21 un día
Great info here, well done. I like how you explained the fan shroud situation. I run a single spal slim mount with no shroud on my built turbo track/street car. It pulls plenty of air to keep things cool at idle, and there isn't a shroud at all, so plenty of flow at high speeds. I like how you explained the crossflow rad design too. Good stuff my guy!
Tomas Cage
Tomas Cage Hace 21 un día
Speaking of heat = BMW M62s..
Charlie 23
Charlie 23 Hace 21 un día
Can you do an episode where you re-seat your valves to prove how much of a power improvement you can see for something so cheap?
Nicolas Torres
Nicolas Torres Hace 22 días
Any know more channels like Donut ?
Nicolas Torres
Nicolas Torres Hace 21 un día
Kevin Skaggs okay thanks
Kevin Skaggs
Kevin Skaggs Hace 21 un día
Ethan Hill
Ethan Hill Hace 22 días
Are we gonna get a turbo video?
Julien flores
Julien flores Hace 22 días
money pit is on what day again?
MrMeoow91 Hace 22 días
I am finally getting an RX7 FC again. This time is a NA Series 4 and I am looking to upgrade the Rad for reliability and longevity. Everything is stock mint and not a single leak. It still got the front underbody cover 😎😎😎. It was owned by a lady from 1985 all the way till Sept 2019. It only driven 10,000km between 2000 and 2019. Here is the car
Lodeon Hace 22 días
Kenichi Amurao
Kenichi Amurao Hace 22 días
I don't know know if the fans are from Low 350z 😂
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