Is an Oil Cooler Worth It?

21 ott 2020
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There are many things that can overheat in a car, BUT trust me when I say that your engine oil should not be one of those things! So what can actually cause your engine oil to overheat, what is a safe range of operating temperatures, and if it is overheating how do you fix it? Today we’re talking oil coolers! They look cool, we all want them, but are they necessary? Just click the play button, what ya doin!
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  • that oil cooler is a sweet kit! but the location of the rad gives me anxiety lol. i feel like 6 months of rocks and pebbles or one good pot hole and that thing is toast!

    Lucas SiLucas Si19 ore fa
  • For real love this dude!! Thank u!

    Jason IrvinJason IrvinGiorno fa
  • Things are hot and I’m not helping (what a way to say “I’m soooooooo hot”)😂😂😂

    Tristan de SadeTristan de SadeGiorno fa
  • Install is a verb. You don’t do an install, you do an installation.

    Spencer WalravenSpencer Walraven3 giorni fa
  • Even on cement I use a drip pan or cardboard. Coolers should be stock. Oil and engines last longer. Leaks, failure due to cheapo parts, impact damage off-road are some negatives. Trick mount and short lines made that very clean and unobtrusive. Sometimes you see stacked transmission cooler,oil cooler, ac all fighting for a little cool air. If you aren't moving they heat each other up.

    Jeff ArcherJeff Archer3 giorni fa
  • What is the intro music?

    M8 GamingM8 Gaming3 giorni fa
  • Fuck, would be a good ass time to work on some shit boxes together 😂

    Nicholas KellyNicholas Kelly4 giorni fa
  • Simple answer- yes. Stop debating

    Thor Odin sonThor Odin son4 giorni fa
  • All police cars have oil coolers too - it's not just for hard use, it helps with heat from excessive idling too.

    ChrisChris4 giorni fa
  • Whats the song in the beginning

    Logan CoradoLogan Corado5 giorni fa
  • So when you do an oil change you just gotta add a little more since you added the oil cooler right? Like what the manual calls for you just add whatever capacity the oil cooler is??

    Logan Shapiro-ShawLogan Shapiro-Shaw6 giorni fa
  • Shouldn‘t the filter have some sort of protection from dirt and stones while driving?

    FlockerLPFlockerLP6 giorni fa
  • Can you make a video about : do you need canards and splitter and a diffuser? These videos are really helpfull!

    KronazKronaz6 giorni fa
  •,Recommend everyone to take a look at this oil cooler, which is very cost-effective

    Keywin autoKeywin auto7 giorni fa
  • Another good video. Flying Miata makes some nice stuff for that car.

    TonioTonio7 giorni fa
  • viscous is the word your looking for... hotter oil is not "thinner" but simply more viscous. Viscosity is a specification that you can control btw. which will tell you if you need a cooler.

    samuel hancocksamuel hancock7 giorni fa
  • The whole reason I was putting turbo build off was because I didnt want to crack my oil pan open with a drill to put a pump. lmao.

    Surms41Surms419 giorni fa
  • So the oil is not being filtered any longer?

    Tony RockTony Rock10 giorni fa
  • 2 things: 1) Why would you want to not want the oil pressure to drop for just a second? The way I see it, just mount it and then add oil after. Why risk the mess? 2) You added German (high zinc) oil into your Mazda (Asian) oil. Naughty naughty!

    一三Gnefitisis一三Gnefitisis10 giorni fa
  • Put a pro-charger on it, bet that would be cool

    The Devil's AdvocateThe Devil's Advocate11 giorni fa
  • He just made curbs 10X scarier.

    Inebriated EngineeringInebriated Engineering11 giorni fa
  • just wondering, wouldn't it be a good idea to make some kind of a guard in front of the cooler since it's under the car, like a breathable skid plate or something

    Oskar HowserOskar Howser12 giorni fa
  • 🧐If your car has an issue with oil getting hot and you plan on keeping the car it’s not a bad idea to get an oil cooler, but certainly not necessary. If your oil doesn’t get too hot now it’s probably not worth putting one on. They are always helpful on a turbocharged application 👨🏾‍🔧

    Winston WolfWinston Wolf12 giorni fa
  • Keep in mind that radiators like that can clog more easily. It will ultimately end up reducing the flow rate.

    Razor2048Razor204813 giorni fa
  • should help with getting the oil filter off for future oil changes as the filter is in the hardest to reach place without removing the front passenger side wheel

    Gage RasmussenGage Rasmussen13 giorni fa
  • *We are double in temprature* Yes, Kelvin !

    Roger KeulenRoger Keulen14 giorni fa
  • one rock and those fins are fucked

    JoshIsHumanJoshIsHuman14 giorni fa
  • some days things go the way you'd hope

    RON PilchowskiRON Pilchowski14 giorni fa
  • What is the song that's playing in the background from 3:10 on? Boostedboiz uses it quite a bit for their timelapses

    Tom PaulinTom Paulin14 giorni fa
  • is that SAIPA logo on that trash can? Lol

    Mojtaba MonfaredMojtaba Monfared15 giorni fa
  • Wait a minute i remeber you got sponsored by mobil 1 nani oh never mind its fine if my guy uses alot kind of

    snowz razorsnowz razor16 giorni fa
  • Dont you just love it when you do a long week project and when you finish theres like 6 nuts left over ......

    OrozconlecheOrozconleche16 giorni fa
  • Most cars/trucks come with oil coolers now a days but 99% of the time they're actually HEATING the oil rather than cooling it. Using engine coolant rather than air for oil cooling lets the thermostatically controlled fluid warm up quickly which in turn then heats the engine oil and automatic transmission fluid to operating temperature much faster. This thins the oils which lets them flow better and consume less power through drag which increases fuel economy while also decreasing emissions. If you really flog it and the oil temps try to get hotter than the coolant temps then and only then does a 'cooler' actually do any cooling.

    Recoil RobRecoil Rob17 giorni fa
  • 20-50?! MY GUY? I thought that was way too thick :0

    John Paul BarrientosJohn Paul Barrientos17 giorni fa
  • throw a gallon size plastic bag over the oil filter to catch the car goo

    Turn Perfect RacingTurn Perfect Racing17 giorni fa
  • Hell me just drivin the Damn thing made the oil cooler! Made the gas a bit cooler, the windows got cooler, hell the paint and allllll that rust Super cool 😎 I'd say we ain't got no problem in that department! 🛢 😎er!

    lonetrader1lonetrader119 giorni fa
  • I've heard it's not good to have 2 steel braided lines held together as they can rub against one another and cause a split. Apparently its better to have them separated. Can you confirm or deny this?

    CyanideGaming!CyanideGaming!19 giorni fa
  • Yeah I’m gonna hold the Dixie cup fumbles the oil filter

    aidan boyleaidan boyle19 giorni fa
  • MoneyPit the best series dont @ me

    Nate CoplanNate Coplan19 giorni fa
  • ‘Things are hot and I’m not helping’ so true 😍

    christopher robinsonchristopher robinson19 giorni fa
  • Bro if you hit train tracks too fast that cooler is gonna die

    Jeffrey RollingsJeffrey Rollings19 giorni fa
  • "Is an Oil Cooler Worth it?" I dont really feel they answered this question. More like they are saying it "should" be worth it. There wasn't testing of the results of before and after to any level that makes us understand if it is truly worth it. But okay, I get it.

    Amos PenaAmos Pena19 giorni fa
  • Um... Just curious where the test results are and if they really make that much of a difference. Especially considering there's no fan on this radiator.

    Mika MisakiMika Misaki20 giorni fa
  • The good year mini blimp took all my attention 😂

    hgo_jayhgo_jay20 giorni fa
  • So glad you left ECS

    Stacy JamesStacy James20 giorni fa
  • Don't even get me started with oil cooler... One of the most well known online car part store sold me wrong oil line for my oil cooler. the hose failed and lost most of my oil. i shut off the engine as soon as i noticed low oil pressure light but it was too late i called and complained to them and all i got was 50 dollar gift card.. which i never used

    Itr 1244Itr 124421 giorno fa
  • Oil cooler for an automatic transmission in a hot climate or vehicle used to two stuff regularly a great idea Oil cooler for an air cooled motorcycle like my Honda Grom also a good idea

    Aaron SchwarzAaron Schwarz21 giorno fa
  • Ay Zach when you pour in any liquid for your car like oil pour it sideways so it won’t pour out wavy. Edit:oh and love the show keep and that s14

    Angel AndradeAngel Andrade21 giorno fa
  • Do you need pedal master

    Killer Ace Gaming & MotovlogsKiller Ace Gaming & Motovlogs22 giorni fa
  • Brad Leone of the ITworlds car world

    koolaidmarcuskoolaidmarcus22 giorni fa
  • This actually seemed easy! Nice kit.

    SSDracerSSDracer23 giorni fa
  • I’m waiting on Flyin Miata for my turbo manifold lol

  • If you put the lines on the oil cooler with oil in it before mounting it, you will keep from spilling oil while mounting. Also, you should use some blue thread locker on the sandwich plate pass-through bolt to make sure that it stays on when you remove the oil filter during oil changes.

    LeisureSuitSweatshopLeisureSuitSweatshop25 giorni fa
  • Zach must be heavily into camping...if you look at the background @6:00 into the video, he has a huge backpack with sleeping bag, etc. Those bags are for heavy duty hiking/camping where you carry everything you need on your back.

    ImYY4UImYY4U26 giorni fa
  • After the Miata is at peak performance I’d love to see jobe work on something like a s3/a3, but I’d have to be jobe it wouldn’t be the same show without him

    yourboiphantomyourboiphantom26 giorni fa
  • Nothing ruins the fun of a streetable track car like cooling issues. Nothing kills longevity like not addressing cooling issues.

    Scott HurstScott Hurst27 giorni fa
  • Amazing! Never thought I'd be finish watching this video!

    Make Money NowMake Money Now28 giorni fa
  • Anybody wanting real oil education needs to be on . Contrary to popular belief dropping to a thinner grade oil has shown cooler oil temps being that it flows easier pulling more heat away while reducing pumping friction which therefore heats the oil back up. Running molasses thick oil is very old school mentality.

    SloMangoSloMango28 giorni fa
  • Won't a intercooler do kind of the same thing ?

    Shane TylerShane Tyler29 giorni fa
  • 5:08 can't relate any more than that. xD

    PV AnimePV AnimeMese fa
  • Nice jams in this one.

    starmanovichstarmanovichMese fa
  • So on a Duramax I should bite the bullet and spend 3-8 thousand dollars on a transmission before it’s got over 500 hp

    Cars NestCars NestMese fa
  • Days we can't wait for: Hearing The Stutututu of the Miata

    XD McElicXD McElicMese fa
  • why dont some of the videos of money pit pop up on the playlist?

    crazypo0d0gcrazypo0d0gMese fa
  • That must be the worst place to mount an Oil Cooler.

    Flanker84Flanker84Mese fa
  • Ya sure not a bit of oil went down to the carpet!😂

    Speed is gainSpeed is gainMese fa
  • Pretty soon they're going to run out of stuff to do to this car. Are titanium lugnuts worth it? Are Hand-crank windows worth it?

    Alex JacobsonAlex JacobsonMese fa
  • Goodyear blimp!

    ch_chonech_choneMese fa
  • Would this help with longevity on am older vehicle?

    Paco PeralesPaco PeralesMese fa
  • That’s a really bad place to mount it. So susceptible to impact even as silly as pulling up to a curb too closely. However remote that may be, it should still be up higher or in front of the rad....

    Ian MarshallIan MarshallMese fa
  • Can I have permission to use a portion of this video to explain engine oil flow? Exact portion: 1:00 - 3:11

    Mubasher RehmanMubasher RehmanMese fa
  • Kinda a long term thing

    Np PNp PMese fa
  • Money pit is the best. Looking forward to more videos. What car are you going to work on after the Miata? Please do a 1970's Caprice Classic

    aquadog1aquadog1Mese fa
  • Put a similar * but NOT* FM oil cooler on my track car. Lost a full 15 psi (auto meter gauge) of oil pressure. HOT it Was 50 psi before, went to 35 psi after ( which is below minimum, per factory service manual). Ended up having to remove it to get my oil pressure back. Mine is a dedicated normally aspirated NB track car. So I didn’t want to blow it up to have lower oil temperatures. Do yourself a favor and measure post cooler install oil pressure. With good gauge. Should be about 50 psi *HOT*.

    AccumbensNucleusAccumbensNucleusMese fa
  • Why did you get rid of Up to Speed?

    Gonzo AyresGonzo AyresMese fa
  • Engines run dry more than a few seconds when you change the oil no matter if you prime the filters or cooler with oil or not there will be a coating of oil which will protect the parts for more than a few seconds until theres oil pressure.

    Rex HolesRex HolesMese fa
  • Yes it is, oil turns into tiny diamonds which wear your engine out fast when it gets too hot.

    Rex HolesRex HolesMese fa
  • I wish the guys at pep boys looked like him.

    Me MeMe MeMese fa
  • At the beginning of the intro he could’ve said “Let’s get, a little cooler”😎😂

    ThisGuy0071 RIPThisGuy0071 RIPMese fa
  • Car oils actually gets thicker in cars

    Monroe YorkMonroe YorkMese fa
  • I want to do this but weather is cooler where I am so I have to wait for the rest of my turbo to get in 😭😭😭

    The Fallen Nephilim Ent.The Fallen Nephilim Ent.Mese fa
  • Brave of you to assume the engine oil stays in the engine in my car.

    MickMaanMickMaanMese fa
  • Major word of warning. Having used so called adapters to plumb coolers most go out of their way to restrict flow. I have spent hours with the die grinder trying to get most of the flow back.Every 90deg bend loses 10lb of oil psi. And so many fittings etc take a 1/2"[13mm] oil passage and restrict it under 10mm. An oil cooler WHEN fitted correctly is very handy. It stabilises oil temp under hard use as well as deaerates the oil as well. Very handy for track days. A good enough reason to fit one even if you really do not require the cooling. For your drive to work car unrequired. Heavy towing [towing the racecar] very handy. Thermostats generally cause more grief than they fix unless you live in very cool climates. California a waste of time

    LDN WholesaleLDN WholesaleMese fa
  • Pop shov🤭

    Jay WoodJay WoodMese fa
  • Tilt the bottle the other way!!! It allows air to come into the bottle better and won't "glug".

    TheSlayrnumber1TheSlayrnumber1Mese fa
  • You never answered your own question Is an Oil Cooler Worth It?

    Wesley WarnerWesley WarnerMese fa
  • You should review the 1000 km race and Gatebil!

    Arnas ŠverčiauskasArnas ŠverčiauskasMese fa
  • Things are hot, and I'm not helping.

    Andy KingAndy KingMese fa
  • you should get a little wing , i think it will give it a nice style

    dimilianodimilianoMese fa
  • Love money pit, best thing on Donut by far!

    James AshworthJames AshworthMese fa
  • We're waiting for that "Is an LS swap even worth it?" episode.Anybody agree?😂

    Letty MarshallLetty MarshallMese fa

    Ronald PreeceRonald PreeceMese fa
  • Is that friggin zac hitting a sweeeeeeet ass shuv-it at 3:22 ??! He can skate decent and still have time to work on his shit what a BOSSSSS ! This is why i love donutmedia & their employees just super down to earth super cool gearheads who love anything thay they can hurt themselfs on !

    Tyler ButlerTyler ButlerMese fa
  • Could you do something on how to choose what oil weight to run through a miata and why? I've read plenty of forums but I mostly find people's opinions and the common lifter tick issue that has an actual free fix. I'm not sure what other reason you might want to change oil weight. I bet a lot of other people don't know why either. :)

    James SimsJames SimsMese fa
  • So you double stacked oil coolers? Looked like it had a factory oil to coolant heat exchanger.

    1987FX161987FX16Mese fa
  • Be careful with those K&N oil filters, I've had a few leak at the spot welds holding the fake nut on.

    punkgarnpunkgarnMese fa
  • ....can you add hydraulics to this? Please?

    Jenn JarkowJenn JarkowMese fa
  • If you have a GM car you definitely need a back up cooler. Learn from my mistakes.

    P WP WMese fa
  • So now you paint the road with oil when you hit a squirrel in the sweet spot 😂

    MaxG0413MaxG0413Mese fa
  • Miata = yes

    Purpoala GamingPurpoala GamingMese fa