Does a BIGGER Radiator Actually Do Anything?

23 set 2020
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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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  • How did you route the white wire to the fuse box?

    Jon BuelowJon Buelow18 ore fa
  • Wish I knew how to do any of this stuff :/

    MRQZ MediaMRQZ MediaGiorno fa
  • Me be like: Holy sh*t running at 210 degrees?!, oh yeah fahrenheit

    BjörnBjörn3 giorni fa
  • Donut: "Don't ever use a heat gun, use a torch."

    Vinh NguyễnVinh Nguyễn3 giorni fa
  • With the new thermostat location and the temp sensor. Aren't you just measuring the temp of the coolant that is coming from the rad? AM I wrong? I'm probably wrong.

    Juan HernandezJuan Hernandez7 giorni fa
  • This reminds me of when our window AC unit kept freezing over so I spent 4 hours cleaning and straightening the fins on the damn thing.

    Andrew SokolowskiAndrew Sokolowski7 giorni fa
  • Bam! No more overheating for you at the track or while being stuck in traffic on a hot day. Now you'll be able to flog it all u want. That's a sick kit u put in. Great install video too, there's always a hiccup, every time.

    TonioTonio8 giorni fa
  • I love your enthusiasm while starting a coolant reroute lol

    Zach NunZach Nun8 giorni fa
  • You see rust but don't do a flush or new hoses etc? Confucius says...."I'm confiushed!"

    Hanks ValeraHanks Valera9 giorni fa
  • id love to see the modelling on those flaps. I bet its indistinguishable without them as the fan when on will also open them.

    Major DisasterMajor Disaster10 giorni fa
  • 2 part comment. 1) I’m sure someone else has said it in the other 3000 comments but this video doesn’t show up in the money pit playlist. 2) I freakin love donut media

    Bry ThomasBry Thomas12 giorni fa
  • Turbo is a great oil woamer that most likely requires an oil cooler, at least if you track it :)

    Dima YakubovDima Yakubov12 giorni fa
  • That wiring made me cringe. The moment he was running his hot to the alternator, I wanted to cry.

    Samuel BrewerSamuel Brewer13 giorni fa
  • Good advice I live in Florida and we change our fluids every 3 or 4 years just to be sure not to mention the thermostat and the radiator cap. Many overheating problems are caused by bad thermostat and/or radiator cap

    Gg RaeGg Rae14 giorni fa
  • What about rain water dude

    Christopher MillerChristopher Miller17 giorni fa
  • That r6 though

    Sanjay AntonitoSanjay Antonito17 giorni fa
  • How long untill Amazon buys the whole Donut Media thing? This show is embarrassingly better than any other car show out there.

    EshetuEshetu17 giorni fa
  • Yea I'm not into Miatas but this show is hella dope!!

    Joseph WelchJoseph Welch17 giorni fa
  • Is there any way I could get the donut logo bouncing around download so I can use it for my infotainment system

    CodFish StranglerCodFish Strangler17 giorni fa
  • you guys are awesome man! i would say between you and James and Science Garage thats about 80% of what I watch these days! thank you for your awesome content!

    Shane MoutonShane Mouton17 giorni fa

    X Æ A-XiiX Æ A-Xii19 giorni fa
  • Asian vehicle” on the antifreeze bottle 🤦🏻‍♂️

    Josh NichterJosh Nichter20 giorni fa
  • I putted snow into my cooler when i didnt have water with me, worked like a dream.

    MorreRacing TeamMorreRacing Team20 giorni fa
  • I almost missed this episode because it isn't in the Money Pit playlist!

    Zakary MoningerZakary Moninger20 giorni fa
  • Ohhhh thank god! At the beginning I was shocked and sincerely kind a gross out that he was installing that radiator with all those bent fins, then he straighten those out and ohhhhh the relive.

    Moisés BolañosMoisés Bolaños21 giorno fa
  • lol @ Asian vehicles

    Allen WangAllen Wang22 giorni fa
  • Was that a Pentax Spotmatic I spotted on the counter?

    E O NE O N24 giorni fa
  • "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 ^^

    Idella ParkIdella Park24 giorni fa
  • We are waiting for the DiY "is a LS swap worth it" video.

    Idella ParkIdella Park24 giorni fa
  • your neighbors got a prius 🤮

    Mark CrewsMark Crews25 giorni fa
  • I'm still laughing this dude paid money for that joke oil cooler he put in his car , my rx-7 has a stock oil cooler four times the size.. and its not exactly amazing either

    ThreeDaysOfDanThreeDaysOfDan25 giorni fa
  • As a computer nerd, cooling systems are sexy as hell, cooling means overclocking, overclocking means more powah

    StormCloudStormCloud26 giorni fa
  • You should actually put a turbo in it

    Tyler RockefellerTyler Rockefeller26 giorni fa
  • Months. And still no turbo. When Zach, When? We need that boost

    mooglemoogle28 giorni fa
  • Jesus, you got a video between your ads

    XtremeV2XtremeV228 giorni fa
  • Does your harnas do anything if you don't have a helmet tensioning cable to your head?

    heyouheyou29 giorni fa
  • Just say fuck it and drop a 2JZ/RB26 on it

    Pedro MoreiraPedro MoreiraMese fa
  • Wheres your merch?!

    Alex SmithAlex SmithMese fa
  • I was replacing my battery today on my nd1 launch edition just after watching this, and I noticed it had flaps in the rad shroud!

    Anton MarantoAnton MarantoMese fa
  • Do a garage tour

    Jyotkanwal BhambraJyotkanwal BhambraMese fa
  • forgot to cycle the heater core

    Dee10Dee10Mese fa
  • “Don’t use tap water, just use distilled” gets flashbacks of filling my S10 up with a garden hose

    Will WagnerWill WagnerMese fa
    • Why did you copy the older comment above and give yourself a like?

      MonstertruckMonstertruck27 giorni fa
  • What if it was super chargered and turbo at the same time ‘ is that even done before

    Civic FanboysCivic FanboysMese fa
  • We are tired of the miata don't you have another ( more powerful ) car? you are like Scotty Kilmer Claiming the Toyota Celica is Far Superior in Engineering than any other car. Also you can not conclude things for all cars if the test is only done in one.

    Luis HernandezLuis HernandezMese fa
  • I wouldn't trust mixing that old GREEN coolant that was clearly still in the engine block, with that blue asian coolant you put in it. In my experience, bad things happen over time (like very pre-mature water pump failures). Those two coolants use different chemicals for corrosion protection, and a lot of times they create an acidic by product when you mix them, that can destroy parts of your cooling system (water pump, or even worst case cause a head gasket failure). IMO you should always FLUSH out your entire cooling system with water if you are changing the base coolant to a different product. You NEVER know how the different additives will react with one another, despite manufacturer claims of compatibility. There, now that's something you know too.

    KC H18KC H18Mese fa
  • Are you like The Deep? You have so many fins.

    Thinker101Thinker101Mese fa
  • " new heater core hoses " -40c canadian winters 35 year hoses would like to know your location mr California Texas

    Nathaniel FeldmanNathaniel FeldmanMese fa
  • Sure antifreeze helps with lubrication and corrosion but that isn't the main purpose. When mixed with water it changes freezing and boiling point. Water freezes at 32°F and boils around 212°F and you never want either boiling or frozen coolant. The higher the antifreeze ratio then it freezes at a lower temp and boils at a higher temp.

    James MancusoJames MancusoMese fa
  • All the tension in my body released when he said he was gonna straighten all the bent fins in the new radiator.

    megadestroyer454megadestroyer454Mese fa
  • In my place, people think you don't need thermostats since the country is already hot. When your car overheats, the first thing a mechanic would say is to remove the thermostat.

    Hans LidlwagenHans LidlwagenMese fa
  • Rust residue in your cooling system IS abnormal. It indicates corrosion which is from a lack of maintenance. Did you drain the block as well? You want as much new coolant as possible. Put some water wetter also. That will help the heat transfer. Good luck with your project.

    David CollisDavid CollisMese fa

    KegstaKegstaMese fa
  • 13:47 why you... y’all could’ve made the box hit the corner perfectly but noooooo 😡😂

    ChrisChrisMese fa
  • I'm going to be so sad when the miata is full custom😓

    itsSt0rmyitsSt0rmyMese fa
  • Do you ever find out what was causing the fuse to blow? What the bigger problem was?

    npbevonpbevoMese fa
  • You look stupid without your beard 🤔. Kinda look a bit like Hitler 😂

  • 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

    Wesley MannWesley MannMese fa
  • "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.

    GoblinPhreakGoblinPhreakMese fa
  • 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

    Dane ShipwayDane ShipwayMese fa
  • who the hell put a thermostat on a track car you have to remove that

    jackie chanjackie chanMese fa
  • New Bodykit nxxt?

    phreakphreakMese fa
  • Great informative video , today I learned something

    Mr JMr JMese fa
  • This Zach Jobe guy is pretty legit. I wonder how long these installs actually take him.

    jasrod2012jasrod2012Mese fa
  • I'm actually looking for a BIG radiator. For my liquid cooled computer.

    Erik SchieggErik SchieggMese fa
  • Wonder if deionized water would be better?

    James RogersJames RogersMese fa
  • Was this video before or after the Miata overheated on the racetrack?

    bonob0123bonob0123Mese fa
  • Wheres the space for the intercooler

    YAJY `YAJY `Mese fa
  • his hair in the second half reminded me of the old Paul Walker in F&F

    Psyk ZeusPsyk ZeusMese fa
  • Add some purple ice additive

    philip diasphilip diasMese fa
  • Did you use a high flow or standard thermostat?

    Brendon LBrendon LMese fa
  • Actually, good cooling makes more hp.

    RaveRaveMese fa
  • Hey guys this video is not added to the moneypit playlist , just a heads up

    kol257kol257Mese fa
  • Shouldn’t flying Miata sponsor money pit

    Ma RtMa RtMese fa
  • 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

    Christopher SikoraChristopher SikoraMese fa
  • lmao the coolant litterally says "asian vehicle"

    Dan ClifftonDan ClifftonMese fa
  • Hurts to much to see a new radiator with dents

    N CN CMese fa
  • this episode is not in the playlist

    Pablo TejedaPablo TejedaMese fa
  • Someone said the donut dress code is a merch shirt, straight cut slim jeans and vans and no wi can't unsee it

    Traian GRINEATraian GRINEAMese fa
  • This car is slowly turning into a Lamborgine

    Emin MuradovEmin MuradovMese fa
  • This guy is really just getting all the parts he wants for his project car paid for AND getting paid for working on it

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    WillFulForzaWillFulForzaMese fa
  • Can’t wait for every Wednesday!

    seeni gztyseeni gztyMese fa
  • 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!

    Chris HChris HMese fa
    • your car up to the registry list here on any of the rotary forums!

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  • 13:34?

    SebastianSebastianMese fa
  • He farted at 12:35...

    signontheline1signontheline1Mese fa
    • @seeni gzty But he farted though!

      signontheline1signontheline1Mese fa
    • Just FYI this episode isn’t in the money pit folder

      seeni gztyseeni gztyMese fa
  • This guy is really just getting all the parts he wants for his project car paid for AND getting paid for working on it

    btvbrndnbtvbrndnMese fa
  • 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?

    Cliff PCliff PMese fa
  • Is that an R33 GTR in the background at the beginning???

    Dylan SlocombeDylan SlocombeMese fa
  • Why was there a wheel chair in the driveway?

    Blue ThumbBlue ThumbMese fa
  • You have control over the bouncing Donut screen saver and you didn't make it go into the corner!? Why?!

    Adin BriggsAdin BriggsMese fa
  • Going for that Paul walker look huh

    julio venturajulio venturaMese fa
  • Holy shit is that James

    JamesJamesMese fa
  • Can't wait to see the miata wit mo powa baby # turbo time

    Ramiro MartinezRamiro MartinezMese fa
  • i know a turbo is on the cards buuuuuuuut how about a does ITBS actually do anything

    Rowan ArthurRowan ArthurMese fa
  • When are you gonna put turbo on this car?

    Frederick Dmax&vlogFrederick Dmax&vlogMese fa
  • 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

    Manuel BouManuel BouMese fa
  • 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!

    Joe MaddoxJoe MaddoxMese fa
  • Honestly at this flying Miata should just sponsor donut media

    daniel bdaniel bMese fa
  • 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

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