Is an Oil Cooler Worth It?

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Muaj më parë

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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Logan Corado
Logan Corado 12 orë më parë
Whats the song in the beginning
Logan Shapiro-Shaw
Logan Shapiro-Shaw 17 orë më parë
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??
FlockerLP Ditë më parë
Shouldn‘t the filter have some sort of protection from dirt and stones while driving?
Kronaz Ditë më parë
Can you make a video about : do you need canards and splitter and a diffuser? These videos are really helpfull!
Keywin auto
Keywin auto Ditë më parë,Recommend everyone to take a look at this oil cooler, which is very cost-effective
Tonio 2 ditë më parë
Another good video. Flying Miata makes some nice stuff for that car.
samuel hancock
samuel hancock 2 ditë më parë
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.
Surms41 3 ditë më parë
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.
Tony Rock
Tony Rock 4 ditë më parë
So the oil is not being filtered any longer?
一三Gnefitisis 5 ditë më parë
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!
The Devil's Advocate
The Devil's Advocate 5 ditë më parë
Put a pro-charger on it, bet that would be cool
Inebriated Engineering
Inebriated Engineering 6 ditë më parë
He just made curbs 10X scarier.
Oskar Howser
Oskar Howser 6 ditë më parë
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
Winston Wolf
Winston Wolf 7 ditë më parë
🧐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 👨🏾‍🔧
Razor2048 7 ditë më parë
Keep in mind that radiators like that can clog more easily. It will ultimately end up reducing the flow rate.
Gage Rasmussen
Gage Rasmussen 8 ditë më parë
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
Roger Keulen
Roger Keulen 8 ditë më parë
*We are double in temprature* Yes, Kelvin !
JoshIsHuman 9 ditë më parë
one rock and those fins are fucked
RON Pilchowski
RON Pilchowski 9 ditë më parë
some days things go the way you'd hope
Tom Paulin
Tom Paulin 9 ditë më parë
What is the song that's playing in the background from 3:10 on? Boostedboiz uses it quite a bit for their timelapses
Mojtaba Monfared
Mojtaba Monfared 10 ditë më parë
is that SAIPA logo on that trash can? Lol
snowz razor
snowz razor 10 ditë më parë
Wait a minute i remeber you got sponsored by mobil 1 nani oh never mind its fine if my guy uses alot kind of
Orozconleche 11 ditë më parë
Dont you just love it when you do a long week project and when you finish theres like 6 nuts left over ......
Recoil Rob
Recoil Rob 11 ditë më parë
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.
John Paul Barrientos
John Paul Barrientos 12 ditë më parë
20-50?! MY GUY? I thought that was way too thick :0
Turn Perfect Racing
Turn Perfect Racing 12 ditë më parë
throw a gallon size plastic bag over the oil filter to catch the car goo
lonetrader1 13 ditë më parë
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!
CyanideGaming! 14 ditë më parë
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?
aidan boyle
aidan boyle 14 ditë më parë
Yeah I’m gonna hold the Dixie cup fumbles the oil filter
Nate Coplan
Nate Coplan 14 ditë më parë
MoneyPit the best series dont @ me
christopher robinson
christopher robinson 14 ditë më parë
‘Things are hot and I’m not helping’ so true 😍
Jeffrey Rollings
Jeffrey Rollings 14 ditë më parë
Bro if you hit train tracks too fast that cooler is gonna die
Amos Pena
Amos Pena 14 ditë më parë
"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.
Mika Misaki
Mika Misaki 15 ditë më parë
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.
hgo_jay 15 ditë më parë
The good year mini blimp took all my attention 😂
Stacy James
Stacy James 15 ditë më parë
So glad you left ECS
Itr 1244
Itr 1244 16 ditë më parë
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
Aaron Schwarz
Aaron Schwarz 16 ditë më parë
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
Angel Andrade
Angel Andrade 16 ditë më parë
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
Killer Ace Gaming & Motovlogs
Killer Ace Gaming & Motovlogs 16 ditë më parë
Do you need pedal master
koolaidmarcus 17 ditë më parë
Brad Leone of the ALnets car world
SSDracer 18 ditë më parë
This actually seemed easy! Nice kit.
BIG TYME CLUTCH 20 ditë më parë
I’m waiting on Flyin Miata for my turbo manifold lol
LeisureSuitSweatshop 20 ditë më parë
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.
ImYY4U 21 ditë më parë
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.
yourboiphantom 21 ditë më parë
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
Scott Hurst
Scott Hurst 21 ditë më parë
Nothing ruins the fun of a streetable track car like cooling issues. Nothing kills longevity like not addressing cooling issues.
Make Money Now
Make Money Now 22 ditë më parë
Amazing! Never thought I'd be finish watching this video!
SloMango 23 ditë më parë
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.
Shane Tyler
Shane Tyler 23 ditë më parë
Won't a intercooler do kind of the same thing ?
PV Anime
PV Anime 24 ditë më parë
5:08 can't relate any more than that. xD
starmanovich 25 ditë më parë
Nice jams in this one.
Cars Nest
Cars Nest 25 ditë më parë
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
XD McElic
XD McElic 25 ditë më parë
Days we can't wait for: Hearing The Stutututu of the Miata
crazypo0d0g 26 ditë më parë
why dont some of the videos of money pit pop up on the playlist?
Flanker84 26 ditë më parë
That must be the worst place to mount an Oil Cooler.
Speed is gain
Speed is gain 26 ditë më parë
Ya sure not a bit of oil went down to the carpet!😂
Alex Jacobson
Alex Jacobson 26 ditë më parë
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?
ch_chone 26 ditë më parë
Goodyear blimp!
Paco Perales
Paco Perales 26 ditë më parë
Would this help with longevity on am older vehicle?
Ian Marshall
Ian Marshall 27 ditë më parë
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....
Mubasher Rehman
Mubasher Rehman 27 ditë më parë
Can I have permission to use a portion of this video to explain engine oil flow? Exact portion: 1:00 - 3:11
Np P
Np P 27 ditë më parë
Kinda a long term thing
aquadog1 27 ditë më parë
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
AccumbensNucleus 27 ditë më parë
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*.
Gonzo Ayres
Gonzo Ayres 27 ditë më parë
Why did you get rid of Up to Speed?
Rex Holes
Rex Holes 27 ditë më parë
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 Holes
Rex Holes 27 ditë më parë
Yes it is, oil turns into tiny diamonds which wear your engine out fast when it gets too hot.
Me Me
Me Me 27 ditë më parë
I wish the guys at pep boys looked like him.
ThisGuy0071 RIP
ThisGuy0071 RIP 28 ditë më parë
At the beginning of the intro he could’ve said “Let’s get, a little cooler”😎😂
Monroe York
Monroe York 28 ditë më parë
Car oils actually gets thicker in cars
The Fallen Nephilim Ent.
The Fallen Nephilim Ent. 28 ditë më parë
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 😭😭😭
MickMaan 28 ditë më parë
Brave of you to assume the engine oil stays in the engine in my car.
LDN Wholesale
LDN Wholesale 28 ditë më parë
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
Jay Wood
Jay Wood 28 ditë më parë
Pop shov🤭
TheSlayrnumber1 28 ditë më parë
Tilt the bottle the other way!!! It allows air to come into the bottle better and won't "glug".
Wesley Warner
Wesley Warner 28 ditë më parë
You never answered your own question Is an Oil Cooler Worth It?
Arnas Šverčiauskas
Arnas Šverčiauskas 28 ditë më parë
You should review the 1000 km race and Gatebil!
Andy King
Andy King 28 ditë më parë
Things are hot, and I'm not helping.
dimiliano 28 ditë më parë
you should get a little wing , i think it will give it a nice style
James Ashworth
James Ashworth 28 ditë më parë
Love money pit, best thing on Donut by far!
Letty Marshall
Letty Marshall 28 ditë më parë
We're waiting for that "Is an LS swap even worth it?" episode.Anybody agree?😂
Ronald Preece
Ronald Preece 28 ditë më parë
Tyler Butler
Tyler Butler 28 ditë më parë
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 !
James Sims
James Sims 29 ditë më parë
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. :)
1987FX16 29 ditë më parë
So you double stacked oil coolers? Looked like it had a factory oil to coolant heat exchanger.
punkgarn 29 ditë më parë
Be careful with those K&N oil filters, I've had a few leak at the spot welds holding the fake nut on.
Jenn Jarkow
Jenn Jarkow 29 ditë më parë
....can you add hydraulics to this? Please?
P W 29 ditë më parë
If you have a GM car you definitely need a back up cooler. Learn from my mistakes.
MaxG0413 29 ditë më parë
So now you paint the road with oil when you hit a squirrel in the sweet spot 😂
Purpoala Gaming
Purpoala Gaming 29 ditë më parë
Miata = yes
Purpoala Gaming
Purpoala Gaming 29 ditë më parë
hector flores
hector flores 29 ditë më parë
Sweet 4runner back there 👀
MrMeowzaki 29 ditë më parë
Rx7 owners have entered the chat
Jason Holutiak
Jason Holutiak 29 ditë më parë
When are we adding the turbo?
Joshua Nicolai
Joshua Nicolai 29 ditë më parë
Might be a dumb question but why was that oil green that he was pouring from the valvoline bottle
MrBistrochef 29 ditë më parë
Look at using the 1010 filter from that company that puts the nut on the end, I noticed you removed the sticker. It's a smidge longer then the 1008 you have on your car, a touch more capacity never hurts and the larger filter element is more efficient.
jacob haussmann
jacob haussmann 29 ditë më parë
Weird place for an oil cooler lol under the car and facing down
Jabid21 29 ditë më parë
Why do I get a yo dawg feeling from the thumbnail?
Omega 33
Omega 33 29 ditë më parë
For the Miata a Hardtop would be great :D
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