This Paint Costs $2,000 Per Gallon

20 ott 2020
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Take a look at any car and the color is probably the first thing you'll notice. Because of this, automakers know that paint is an essential part to a car's aesthetic. But have you ever wondered how much time and effort goes into creating that shiny finish? Why does paint on a luxury car cost so much more than a normal car? In today's episode, we'll explain the chemical make up of automotive paint including its basic ingredients, the importance of pigments in the paint development process, and what separates a high quality paint from an average one.

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  • Why didnt you paint 2 things with those paints, show the difference :(

    magiklokmagiklok10 ore fa
  • Only way they can make videos is because sponsors not at all cool

    yeet Send ityeet Send it2 giorni fa
  • Titanium is mined

    Tc TcTc Tc8 giorni fa
  • I am going to join in donut media school

    Editor AatheEditor Aathe10 giorni fa
  • Ayo Im learning about the spectroscopy in my AP Chem

    Juan PinzonJuan Pinzon10 giorni fa
  • Maybe paint a hacked bird scooter or E-bike with that expensive paint.

    j Bosawj Bosaw10 giorni fa
  • Would it be enough to maybe Highlight one of your Motorcycles inyour collection? It could also be used for certain accent pieces around the studio that are usually in frame.

    Vertigo1055Vertigo105512 giorni fa
  • Paint a sweet bmx with that color

    Florencio AlvarezFlorencio Alvarez15 giorni fa
  • Screw that noise! I'd rather get paint that I know will fade in five years but is so cheap that I could have the car re-sprayed every five years to make it look brand-new again.

    Avro ArrowAvro Arrow16 giorni fa
  • Painting money pit Miata

    Yumac LYumac L17 giorni fa
  • paint money pit miata

    DongDong19 giorni fa
  • Mix the pant and paint your car

    jeremiah stokesjeremiah stokes20 giorni fa
  • Nissan makes like five versions of silverstone gray. Makes no sense.

    350Z 4life350Z 4life20 giorni fa
  • Smart jeramiah is sexy. New format of B2B is nice.

    Alessandro PruscinoAlessandro Pruscino20 giorni fa
  • red paint makes the car go faster and increases its mpg, its scientific fact in my brain

    BorealBoreal21 giorno fa
  • Paint a valve cover with it.make an ornament of some sort

    Justin HughesJustin Hughes26 giorni fa
  • Paint highcar the most expensive color

    AspearRanchAspearRanch27 giorni fa
  • Really like your videos!

    Make Money NowMake Money Now28 giorni fa
  • The paint for my motorcycle is $80 per ounce.

  • You say red is the most expensive but the fire department chose this color for fire trucks because it’s the cheapest. So I’m confused now

    Adam B-HAdam B-HMese fa
  • Paint a motorcycle helmet with the paint.

    Gurvinder ParmarGurvinder ParmarMese fa
  • Paint a massive smiley face

    Isaiah DeMeireIsaiah DeMeireMese fa
  • ralph wiggum voice: i'm learning

    ilikethingsfromjapanilikethingsfromjapanMese fa
  • I'm starting to think this isn't a confectionary channel...🤔

    Dale StephansonDale StephansonMese fa
  • Why don't you use the paint to color the miata your working on.thats you right? Or give the paint out to a lucky viewer lol

    felicianoabefelicianoabeMese fa
  • Really upset they didn’t actually USE the paint to visually compare if there’s a difference!

    Luis IbarraLuis IbarraMese fa
  • Paint your rims

    Jason HenryJason HenryMese fa
  • this is so cool. so cool.

    Damal ChelayDamal ChelayMese fa
  • Paint low car with the leftovers

    l0seman 789l0seman 789Mese fa
  • Pinstripe low car with that paint. Do it for the memes.

    Matthew GrayMatthew GrayMese fa
  • You should paint nolan with that can my dudes.

    OneofManyOneofManyMese fa
  • buy a miata lol

    SockeleySockeleyMese fa
  • 0:56

    RussiaRussiaMese fa
  • you already have a series exactly for this paint, paint a body pannel of each the Hi Lo cars, se how they hold up in the cali sun, etc

    Chock-RJChock-RJMese fa
  • Paint a 1000 dolars car with the 2000 dolars paint

    Igor ToebeIgor ToebeMese fa
  • Interesting, I've worked at Dupont and we made black automotive paint that was $250/pint. Hughes Hues or something like that, idk I just ran it never used it. This was nothing compared to the government contracts though. What we charged department stores like Lowe's for a particular paint was $25/gallon. That same paint was sold to the government for $125/gallon bc they like to overpay with taxpayer money. 🤘

    zacho cracyzacho cracyMese fa
  • Paint a silver pinstripe design on the money pit miata!!!!!!!

    keysto Hamiltonkeysto HamiltonMese fa
  • Paint a canvas of some kind with one and then paint the donut logo over it with the other

    Ian BairdIan BairdMese fa
  • Time to go down to Macco and spray a panel with the cheap and baller paints...duhhh

    ddcraunddcraunMese fa
  • What do do with the paint... Clearly the answer is paint something on high car...

    James Rourke-dunkleyJames Rourke-dunkleyMese fa
  • paint the money pit Miata with both types of silver paint

    Michael AlmeidaMichael AlmeidaMese fa
  • Paint one of LoCar's mirrors with it xD

    MrRoboTubeMrRoboTubeMese fa
  • Paint the mx5

    BordlampenBordlampenMese fa
  • Paint an RC of the the same Porsche

    CojakSilverBackCojakSilverBackMese fa
  • Paint a model Porsche 918 spider and Auction it off for charity

    Dapperman 21Dapperman 21Mese fa
  • Send that paint to me. Ill paint my wife.

    Andy KourafasAndy KourafasMese fa
  • this got me curious as to how much it would cost to restore my factory paint since its a dark pearl red. After some research I found out its about $600 a Gallon and I think I'll be going with Nardo Grey instead.

    Chris LaveryChris LaveryMese fa
  • Literally called finishmasters last week to get a quote on 6 quarts of structural blue Lexus paint and we had to go thru the chain of command, up to PPG corporate and they wouldnt give me a price without a VIN. And they said the factory in Ohio didnt have enough to make more than a pint. AND they priced it out at like $1,800 a pint.

    JulianVR4JulianVR4Mese fa
  • Would make a nice color for a toilet. Seen some toilets painted red, some black, never liquid silver though. But forreal though, there might be enough to paint some wheels, if you wanted to stay in the automotive realm.

    Chris KChris KMese fa
  • Use the paint to paint matching accent pieces on the HI-LOW 350Z'S 🤔🤔🤔🤯🤯🤯then it'll be HI-LOW paint edition🤔🤔🤔🤯🤯🤯

    Canadian Kamote LifeCanadian Kamote LifeMese fa
  • why is chip foose paint so expensive? is it just the name??

    Mitchell AndrewMitchell AndrewMese fa
  • I've painted a lot with both the 22 series and 90 series paints by Glasurit. Another note to remark about the Glasurit lines of paints is that they're also made for ease of use and learning them is alot easier than other paints. A Glasurit 22 line beige and a Glasurit 22 line black color will behave similarly when being sprayed onto a panel. They balance the ratios of ingredients so that all paints feel the same to put down and they also make sure they cover similarly across the board. However in my experiences with other brands such as Spies Heckler Permasolid line I tried two colors, a black one and a beige one. The black color had an ok surface tension flow but they beige one had a very high chance of making runs, the fact that when painting with Spies Heckler I had to learn myself how to thin out the beige color to stop it from making it run was very irritating. Other brand such as Spies Heckler permasolid behave extremely differently even though they work the same as the 22 line from Glasurit. I have a lot experiences with other brands and a confidence to say that if you get to learn glasurit it is by far the best paint option on the market, both for the hobby market and the professional one. And before anyone asks what paintgun I use I have two SATAjet 4000 B RP digital 1.3. One for Clear coats and solvent paints, and another for Water based paints. Just my two cents.

    Red RoosterRed RoosterMese fa
  • James do your wheels need painting 😂👍✌️

    Tony CallabyTony CallabyMese fa
  • how about use it on your miata bonnet? or maybe just the wheels?

    Kong Ee LeeKong Ee LeeMese fa
  • I love these videos and these comments!!! 🤣

    Chris EnnisChris EnnisMese fa
  • Dont dew drugs 😄

    Platypus PatPlatypus PatMese fa
  • Put it on the miata, or hi car

    A. ApplewhiteA. ApplewhiteMese fa
  • Pink is the most expensive color.

    7970779707Mese fa
  • That blue Lexus paint scheme is sick and great episode. (: Jeremiah for Mondays, thank you.

    ricky vricky vMese fa
  • Hey Donut, I've been loving the content lately. I'd love for you to start putting Jeremiah's face in the thumbnails so I know which videos not to click on.

    JDM crewJDM crewMese fa
  • From an episode of "head of the class"..."Why are barns red? Because Red's the cheapest color".

    Channel DChannel DMese fa
  • Paint something you can give away to your fans

    Brian FerreiraBrian FerreiraMese fa
    • A bunch of small car out out or log 🤷‍♂️

      Brian FerreiraBrian FerreiraMese fa
  • Use the paint to pinstripe the money pit miata. I wanna learn how to properly pinstripe

    Dominick VanOrmanDominick VanOrmanMese fa
  • This video is absolutely incredible! I knew paint is complicated, that spectrometers were used to generate a paint code, and that paint code was put into a computer which then tells you what ingredients to put and how much. You then go up to a huge rack of ingredients and use a super accurate weighing scale to measure each ingredient and mix. Even a slight deviation messes the paint up. I had no idea that two slightly different shades of the same colour could have a 10x difference in price. I live in India. Over here most non-dealership body shops are tiny independant set-ups that can't really afford spectrometers or paint booths. When they need a particular paint, they usually take the fuel tank lid to a paint distributor who uses a spectrometer and makes the mix. Most paint shops don't put in the effort to carefully mix the paint exactly as specified by the software, so there is almost always at least a minor difference in the new paint and old one. The dealerships usually have all the equipment and ingredients and do try their best to mix the paint properly but in most cases a trained eye can spot what panels on a car have been repainted. The exception is only with the luxury car dealerships, because they usually have super expensive fully automated paint mixers that are 100 percent accurate with the ingredient measurement. Depending on the car type, brand and size, dealerships typically repaint an entire car for between USD 1,000 and 2,000. The independent body shops can do it for USD 250 to 600, but you can be pretty sure the paint will be noticeably different from the original, and quite likely begin to fade in a year. Sometimes they do such a bad job that the paint will begin to crack in the summer and form a kind of mosaic pattern.

    Siddharth KariaSiddharth KariaMese fa
  • You should make a custom donut phone case with that paint and do a give away :)

    SamuelWayneSamuelWayneMese fa
  • Most expensive paint i sprayed was the gtr r34 jade its crazy money so beautiful

    Jon RedmondJon RedmondMese fa
  • I can't tell if Jeremiah actually just knows a ton about a ton of stuff or if he's just an expert googler

    Aaron PageAaron PageMese fa
  • Use it to paint a racing helmet

    Gustavo FlashGustavo FlashMese fa
  • *notifications* Donut uploaded 1 hour ago! *videio uploaded 5 days ago, and watched 5 days ago* getting really sick of youtube.

    LouisVSourDLouisVSourDMese fa
  • Paint parts of the Money Pit Miata with the 2k stuff!

    CantiCantiMese fa

    Parris JonesParris JonesMese fa
  • paint a bmx bike

    Chris BenderChris BenderMese fa
  • Paint the interior of the Miata.. and match it to the calipers.

    Cj ColemanCj ColemanMese fa
  • Paint a front fender on James' VW with that.

    Tristan RolfeTristan RolfeMese fa
  • You should use the paint on high car low car. If its not enough for the whole car just do the hoods and wings or something.

    samuie2samuie2Mese fa
  • They’re killin it with these b2b videos lately.

    William GormanWilliam GormanMese fa
  • Make premium metal donut logos with it to make your money back

    Mitch ConnorMitch ConnorMese fa
  • Racing stripes on high car low car

    MKD GamingMKD GamingMese fa
  • I can't stand this dude but the camaro made it make sense

    Buford ManningBuford ManningMese fa
  • Someone: "Whoa, nice color! Which shade of blue is it?" Lexus: "No"

    Enderman 677Enderman 677Mese fa
  • How much is Millennium Jade per gallon?

    Lost CausesLost CausesMese fa

    clayton wordclayton wordMese fa
  • U should do btb on the YZF R1M

    Dank sk8ter noiceDank sk8ter noiceMese fa
  • Paint Nolan and have him robo-dance somewhere busy

    Ea' GerreEa' GerreMese fa
  • Paint the side mirrors on the low 350

    sk8gamersk8gamerMese fa
  • That's enough to paint a helmet

    fatpad00fatpad00Mese fa
  • 1/2 a pint should be enough for the miata right?

    Goop StreetGoop StreetMese fa
  • get zach jobe to just paint the pop up headlights

    Copilot0822Copilot0822Mese fa
  • You guys should use that paint on the money pit Miata! I don't know how much half a pint would cover but you could do like some stripes or something!

    Wyatt ThayneWyatt ThayneMese fa
    • You could compare the expensive paint versus the cheap paint

      Wyatt ThayneWyatt ThayneMese fa
  • I’m in the coating industry and racecar is life so seeing this fairly in depth explanation from one of my fav car channels is super cool. Really good explanation. I just wish more people cared about it cuz the chemistry is actually pretty nuts. Solid vid guys 🤙🏼

    ApolloApolloMese fa
  • Steal a shopping cart then paint it that color

    Bubbajj47Bubbajj47Mese fa
  • Put it on low car lmao

    EenderrEenderrMese fa
  • I can listen to this guy talk all day!!

    saccaballsaccaballMese fa
  • Video about car paint, and you don't mention Valspar? I mean, what exactly goes into researching the data needed to make one of these video's? Because clearly you totally missed the marketleader..

    devjockdevjockMese fa
  • Bit of misinformation in the "red is the most expensive pigment" part there. Red iron-oxide is actually one of the cheaper pigments, and it doesn't make for bright and vibrant colours. It usually looks a bit dull, even with the highest grades you don't manage more than a blood red. The pigments that are used to make vibrant reds are organic pigments that are synthesized, and the ones that are lightfast are kinda hard to make and often don't achieve the hiding power that inorganic pigments do, so you need even more of it if you want an opaque, bright vibrant red tone. costly production + more pigment = more expensive paint

    C4su4LC4su4LMese fa
  • Nah its not proffessor pepper, its Mr. Pibb, dude doesnt even have his degree, get him outta here.

    Jared GartheJared GartheMese fa
  • Paint one of your bikes gas tank, ive always loved silver on motorcycles.

    Jacob RandolphJacob RandolphMese fa
  • What happens when you take a NON science guy; and make him read a science script?? You get “irKADESCENT” 🤦🏾‍♂️😂😂😂

    Khris D.Khris D.Mese fa
  • bring back the real bumper2bumper with nolan and james

    GramerDimGramerDimMese fa
  • Should use both paints on a couple of test pieces to run a series of tests, one to see if people can tell which is thecmore expensive just by looking and some durability tests

    No NameNo NameMese fa