WE TEST: Was $9500 Worth of Car Mods Worth It?

19 ago 2020
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It’s time for our first track day in the Money Pit Miata! We’re taking it to Willow Springs for a track day hosted by our friends at EAD Exotics. We’ll see if all the money we’ve dumped in the pit has been worth it or just wasted!
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  • Red lined my z3 burning rubber. Is now on limp mode. . i might have killed it .

    PARADOXX AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTIONSPARADOXX AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTIONS22 ore fa
  • Is this the track from le mans 66 movie??

    AlbertfebiAlbertfebiGiorno fa
  • F

    Matteo RuggeriMatteo Ruggeri4 giorni fa
  • Pretty sure a stock c5 vette for 10,000 could beat that record lol

    Andres FernandezAndres Fernandez5 giorni fa
  • The fart noises get me everytime

    Adam MizrahyAdam Mizrahy5 giorni fa
  • Miata the turbo

    p jp j5 giorni fa
  • Why is nobody talking about how this is definitely the track from Ford vs Ferrari

    Ben BrinkmannBen Brinkmann5 giorni fa
  • Qualilility

    cheezkake_911 911?cheezkake_911 911?6 giorni fa
  • Enough with Miatas ...Please, we all get it you guys think they’re great. But they are little joy boy cars that lack any excitement whatsoever.

    Mmizen2296Mmizen22967 giorni fa
  • next time fasten your helmet ;)

    Przemek MrozekPrzemek Mrozek7 giorni fa
  • voltage regulator?

    Major DisasterMajor Disaster8 giorni fa
  • This car wants to die 😭🤣

    Craig RobairCraig Robair8 giorni fa
  • Almost all of the power from the miata is put to the gorund stock, adding more mods to put the power to the ground wont increase your time, let's say they added a turbo and a engine swap for that 9k, they wouldnt be much faster too, since most of the power doesnt get to the ground, its the fine balance that matters

    EctosEctos9 giorni fa
  • Should have engine swapped it

    BravoAlphaBravoAlpha11 giorni fa
  • As much as I want the miata to perfectly work, I am glad to see Zach struggle like the rest of us with our babies.

    Paul MolinaPaul Molina11 giorni fa
  • "And on that bombshell" Best. Show. Ever.

    Nathan GomesNathan Gomes11 giorni fa
  • You could have spent that money on straight up engine and tranny work to make that thing a beast. Instead you put racing seats and a short shifter. Ricers pshh. Lol jk love you guys but really you could have spend 9k on some serious performance mods and accually made that shit a beast. Like better pistons, crank, valves and cam, put a turbo of charger, better cooling and air, etc.

    broma toastbroma toast11 giorni fa
  • I am sure heat killed your lap times , if your 1:46 was at around 70F air temperature compare to 103F that is it . Otherwise you truly justified name of the show Money Pit 💰

    DRIVER46DRIVER4612 giorni fa
  • I wanna buy that miata

    Evo Guy 603Evo Guy 60313 giorni fa
  • Who pays 2500 on seats and harness! Facebook market place is there for a reason :/

    Yas YilmazYas Yilmaz15 giorni fa
  • I mean my friend did 100 in his stock 1991 Miata. Then one of his axles broke.

    RICKS DRAGONRICKS DRAGON16 giorni fa
  • nice hunting hat

    The Butcher BSGThe Butcher BSG16 giorni fa
  • Aren't track days fun ??? Don't you just love how there's zero incentive at all to speed elsewhere in a place you really shouldn't ?

    Steven HinkleSteven Hinkle16 giorni fa
  • For that much money ? Should've had a 302 V8 in it 5,000 bucks ago..

    Steven HinkleSteven Hinkle16 giorni fa
  • The record was set by a REALLY top notch driver. No amount of $ can compensate for that.

    heydonrayheydonray16 giorni fa
  • Throwing 9500 at a $2500 car and testing the outcome is a new dream of mine.

    Ryan SheltonRyan Shelton17 giorni fa
  • 9500$ later.. still no turbo

    Gabriel Branger DuranGabriel Branger Duran17 giorni fa
  • Dude could have easily finished that last lap without the gauges wtf

    Zachary ClownphobicZachary Clownphobic19 giorni fa
  • Is your hat blurred

    Stelio KontosStelio Kontos21 giorno fa
  • Push some aluminum foil to bridge ti fuse gap...

    MountainDaughterMountainDaughter22 giorni fa
  • y u have blury hat wen u cn hve cobra hat?

    fkylwfkylw22 giorni fa
  • Vacation? Y’all could’ve just prerecorded a weeks worth of videos? I feel like you’re trying to make us miss you

    M&R TuningM&R Tuning23 giorni fa
  • I feel like the money could be used better in a lot of different departments

    M&R TuningM&R Tuning23 giorni fa
  • Please make this a series on netflix

    SupairoSupairo23 giorni fa
  • God no it's not worth it.. you will never get back 12,000+ dollars for that miata.. why would you do this?..

    douglepongdouglepong23 giorni fa
  • 7:46 "Shut these birds up!" XD idk if it was, but that Australian Accent threw me off so much. That was top quality 😂

    LemxnLimeBitersLemxnLimeBiters24 giorni fa
  • H22 swap the Miata, I dare you.

    Dj MysteryDj Mystery24 giorni fa
  • Nice kitchen mitts bro.

    ICANTBELIEVETHISSHITICANTBELIEVETHISSHIT25 giorni fa
  • Did I just see you spent $400 on a short shifter to improve your track times?

    Kimo KalihiKimo Kalihi26 giorni fa
  • the fuse isnt going cuz of the amps its going couz of overheating the cables. something is using to much watt

    KvernaDabzKvernaDabz26 giorni fa
  • lol Rosamond California, kinda miss it 😅☹️

    Giovanni YepezGiovanni Yepez26 giorni fa
  • wtf, 9500 spent and little to nothing done to the engine???

    ActionjaxActionjax26 giorni fa
  • Honestly Money Pit is the more educational automotive show I've ever watched, I've learned so much about upgrading and working on cars, so thanks for that! And next time, hopefully that record looks better!

    Joseph ReynoldsJoseph Reynolds26 giorni fa
  • What's that say on the hat?) Why blurry?

    Big BoBig Bo27 giorni fa
  • For 12000, you could've bought alot of ready to go cars

    Wayne ScottWayne Scott27 giorni fa
  • 9500$ Somewhat worth it, looks sharp dude

    Ari goldAri gold27 giorni fa
  • if you're just replacing fuses, why not just jump it with a wire for the time being?

    T ST S27 giorni fa
  • "That just gives us more episodes of Money Pit to make" everybody liked that

    Cristian SontayCristian Sontay29 giorni fa
  • I really don’t mean to be rude but for all that money he spent upgrading couldn’t you have spent it on a stock faster car

    Kane GrimleyKane GrimleyMese fa
  • and thats on being

    kazekazeMese fa
    • rice

      kazekazeMese fa
  • No maintenance purchases? I just paid 4k for a 2011 speed3 and I have 5k in upgrades sitting in the garage but about 4k in just oem, replacement, support, and refurbish...then make more power gotta make sure you sound and monitored and maintenanced before you add power just a thought and the way im doing it on a 16k budget and to each his own its your chicken you can fuck it how you want

    Robert BrittRobert BrittMese fa
  • Wouldn’t you upgrade the coolant system first if its a weak point?

    King GrueKing GrueMese fa
  • Why does he have an estonian flag on his computer?

    Roger MeiRoger MeiMese fa
  • It was soo funny to hear the fart noises and him just trying but I truly understand the frustration. Great vid guys!

    Miguel HernandezMiguel HernandezMese fa
  • No video about the body work?

    Michael SaxonsonMichael SaxonsonMese fa
  • could have ls swapped for that much...

    Tj HarmonTj HarmonMese fa
  • So where's the update for the fix on the fuse?? And did you get a better time? With $9,600.00 upgrades, I'd think you s/b at at least 1.2-1.3? And would $10k (rounding up) acceptable for .3 better timing on the track? 😁🙄

    Arthurox GamingArthurox GamingMese fa
  • have fun with ur vacation and ur ITworlds money and shit

    Ricky BRicky BMese fa
  • Yo Add a hard top to the Miata Ghingum did it to his turbo Miata

    Sai Ketan ChallagullaSai Ketan ChallagullaMese fa
  • Should’ve left it stock lol. Could have done better times

    JRODJRODMese fa
  • What's with the welding gloves??

    Ryan HaecherlRyan HaecherlMese fa
  • I feel like that 10k could have gone in a better place 😂 engine wise

    PascalPascalMese fa
  • 6:00Dude you didn't even strap your helmet in!

    villadsvilladsMese fa
  • Great Top Gear reference!

    Josh verrierJosh verrierMese fa
  • I have a question, how do you get a car on a track also are there requirements

    Tyler BauerTyler BauerMese fa
  • almost 10 grand and still no turbo. damn, what a waste. must be new to the car scene. number 1 rule of thumb and first and only mod for all motor is force induction. always.

    master powermaster powerMese fa
  • Hold up, is that Willow Springs Speedway? As in THE WILLOW SPRINGS THAT WAS FORD VS FERRARI?

    WipeoutbeatsWipeoutbeatsMese fa
  • Bypass heater core for max cooling.

    M YesM YesMese fa
  • This guy needs to make an Onlyfans ASAP.

    Mobile GamesMobile GamesMese fa
  • What’s his hat say

    VoxxxVoxxxMese fa
  • Didn't he add a radiator? And also, the convertible doesn't add to performance

    Rene GomezRene GomezMese fa
  • God this just makes me think miatas are terrible

    Teo MTeo MMese fa
  • Hey guys, your right up there with Honda & Toyota Hybrid lap records..... I think the Rx 7 record is 1:51 and change, there some faster Mazda’s but they are pure race cars... keep up the great work, the vids are great.

    Jeffrey DJeffrey DMese fa
  • Cooling system should have been one of the first upgrades lmao

    Brian RasconBrian RasconMese fa
    • @M Yes interesting I bought 99 miata in the process of fixing a leaking issue

      Brian RasconBrian RasconMese fa
    • Mx5 has design flaw in its cooling system. Solution is to by pass the heater core. Pop up the headlights..it says would increase cooling by 40%

      M YesM YesMese fa
  • Cooling system should have been one of the first upgrades lmao

    Brian RasconBrian RasconMese fa
  • i like estonia sticker on laptop :)

    Maru AllikMaru AllikMese fa
  • Man... I will love ti have a Miata...

    R In-ulR In-ulMese fa
  • Wait what happened to the power steering???

    Danny ReyesDanny ReyesMese fa
  • I was so happy to see him wearing a HANS device, but then so disappointed when he didn’t tie his helmet chin strap or have the belts tight enough to stay on the HANS!!!

    Matthew McMurryMatthew McMurryMese fa
  • no.. it wasnt

    Dan W.Dan W.Mese fa
  • OMG it was worth 2500? Last time I checked on my country the cheapest ones are worth 15K

    Fede GodoyFede GodoyMese fa
  • Moi

    SamuraiRaicingSamuraiRaicingMese fa
  • did you really just put on a neck brace collar to drive a 115 ps miata? XD

    XsidonXsidonMese fa
  • ITS A FRICKIN MIATA.

    MockingdreamMockingdreamMese fa
  • Where did you guys buy all those parts from tho

    27warewhare27warewhareMese fa
  • Can anyone tell me why they blur the logo on the orange hat

    Angus MacfarlaneAngus MacfarlaneMese fa
  • I recently went on ITworlds with any device available and subscribed to Donut , just to get them the support they deserved! Keep going Donut

    Nicolas EisingerNicolas EisingerMese fa
  • Just buy a stock gt mustang used instead.

    Martin MonteithMartin MonteithMese fa
    • That being said,i have a 2001 con mustang 3.8l ive done cai,throttle body,cobra magflow,hpipe ,currently in shop getting bbk short headers and subframe installed,17 low profile,, have a ford hurst shifter,sway bars in the spring. 3.73 in rear with tlock. Never dinod it but i can feel all my mods.I have bama tuner also.

      Martin MonteithMartin MonteithMese fa
  • 39°C 🙀 Holy Crap that’s hot.

    Ryan VollRyan VollMese fa
  • Exhaust and intake mods - was there a tune along with them? Otherwise they may not have been much use... Brake should definitely have also been on the list! I really hope this project gets brought back to life

    Jack ChalmersJack ChalmersMese fa
  • ahh they wont respond on the music i wana kunow

    reseanreseanMese fa
  • I think you forgot to add a turbo in the build because the sotck engine is a straight turd but everything else was a good move. but Willow Springs isnt a very technical track and doesnt really push suspension to its limits. Most of its just flowing sweeping corners that wont benefit as much from the mods you have the ca as much as horsepower mods would have done with your tires. So I highly highly doubt youll shave 15-16 seconds off.

    BlottedBlottedMese fa
  • Bro that fart sound effect has me dying every time.

    Marquis MMarquis MMese fa
  • Just put a packet of ice on your rad before while you drive round, sorted

    FrogeFroge2 mesi fa
  • Next episode, is engine swap worth it (;

    Declan KilpatrickDeclan Kilpatrick2 mesi fa
  • Bruh, you could've gotten better cooling instead of those fancy seats, also you could've picked a cooler day. Video is half arsed. If you put a little more brain into it, it could've been a great video

    Titonik On BlitzTitonik On Blitz2 mesi fa
  • Yo anyone know where I can buy some of those og enkei wheels

    Jeremy Ávila CollazoJeremy Ávila Collazo2 mesi fa
  • Thing is 🔥 def worth the bucks!

    Big W DesignBig W Design2 mesi fa
  • I'm going to miss the misleading titles, and do everything half assed and fail to give any useful information pit. Hurry back!

    mike7357mike73572 mesi fa
  • You knew you had a cooling issue when you first took it to the track and you didn't install a cooling reroute kit unbelievable.

    SSmokerSSmoker2 mesi fa
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