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

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3 muaj më parë

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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Matteo Ruggeri
Matteo Ruggeri Ditë më parë
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Andres Fernandez
Andres Fernandez Ditë më parë
Pretty sure a stock c5 vette for 10,000 could beat that record lol
Adam Mizrahy
Adam Mizrahy Ditë më parë
The fart noises get me everytime
p j
p j Ditë më parë
Miata the turbo
Ben Brinkmann
Ben Brinkmann 2 ditë më parë
Why is nobody talking about how this is definitely the track from Ford vs Ferrari
cheezkake_911 911?
cheezkake_911 911? 2 ditë më parë
Qualilility
Mmizen2296
Mmizen2296 3 ditë më parë
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.
Przemek Mrozek
Przemek Mrozek 4 ditë më parë
next time fasten your helmet ;)
Major Disaster
Major Disaster 4 ditë më parë
voltage regulator?
Craig Robair
Craig Robair 4 ditë më parë
This car wants to die 😭🤣
Ectos
Ectos 5 ditë më parë
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
BravoAlpha
BravoAlpha 7 ditë më parë
Should have engine swapped it
Paul Molina
Paul Molina 7 ditë më parë
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.
Nathan Gomes
Nathan Gomes 7 ditë më parë
"And on that bombshell" Best. Show. Ever.
broma toast
broma toast 8 ditë më parë
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.
DRIVER46
DRIVER46 8 ditë më parë
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 💰
Evo Guy 603
Evo Guy 603 9 ditë më parë
I wanna buy that miata
Yas Yilmaz
Yas Yilmaz 12 ditë më parë
Who pays 2500 on seats and harness! Facebook market place is there for a reason :/
RICKS DRAGON
RICKS DRAGON 12 ditë më parë
I mean my friend did 100 in his stock 1991 Miata. Then one of his axles broke.
The Butcher BSG
The Butcher BSG 12 ditë më parë
nice hunting hat
Steven Hinkle
Steven Hinkle 12 ditë më parë
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 Hinkle
Steven Hinkle 12 ditë më parë
For that much money ? Should've had a 302 V8 in it 5,000 bucks ago..
heydonray
heydonray 12 ditë më parë
The record was set by a REALLY top notch driver. No amount of $ can compensate for that.
Ryan Shelton
Ryan Shelton 13 ditë më parë
Throwing 9500 at a $2500 car and testing the outcome is a new dream of mine.
Gabriel Branger Duran
Gabriel Branger Duran 14 ditë më parë
9500$ later.. still no turbo
Zachary Clownphobic
Zachary Clownphobic 15 ditë më parë
Dude could have easily finished that last lap without the gauges wtf
Stelio Kontos
Stelio Kontos 17 ditë më parë
Is your hat blurred
MountainDaughter
MountainDaughter 18 ditë më parë
Push some aluminum foil to bridge ti fuse gap...
fkylw
fkylw 18 ditë më parë
y u have blury hat wen u cn hve cobra hat?
M&R Tuning
M&R Tuning 19 ditë më parë
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 Tuning
M&R Tuning 19 ditë më parë
I feel like the money could be used better in a lot of different departments
Supairo
Supairo 19 ditë më parë
Please make this a series on netflix
douglepong
douglepong 20 ditë më parë
God no it's not worth it.. you will never get back 12,000+ dollars for that miata.. why would you do this?..
LemxnLimeBiters
LemxnLimeBiters 20 ditë më parë
7:46 "Shut these birds up!" XD idk if it was, but that Australian Accent threw me off so much. That was top quality 😂
Dj Mystery
Dj Mystery 21 ditë më parë
H22 swap the Miata, I dare you.
ICANTBELIEVETHISSHIT
ICANTBELIEVETHISSHIT 22 ditë më parë
Nice kitchen mitts bro.
Kimo Kalihi
Kimo Kalihi 22 ditë më parë
Did I just see you spent $400 on a short shifter to improve your track times?
KvernaDabz
KvernaDabz 22 ditë më parë
the fuse isnt going cuz of the amps its going couz of overheating the cables. something is using to much watt
Giovanni Yepez
Giovanni Yepez 22 ditë më parë
lol Rosamond California, kinda miss it 😅☹️
Actionjax
Actionjax 23 ditë më parë
wtf, 9500 spent and little to nothing done to the engine???
Joseph Reynolds
Joseph Reynolds 23 ditë më parë
Honestly Money Pit is the more educational automotive show I've ever watched, I've learned so much about upgrading and working on cars, so thanks for that! And next time, hopefully that record looks better!
Big Bo
Big Bo 23 ditë më parë
What's that say on the hat?) Why blurry?
Wayne Scott
Wayne Scott 23 ditë më parë
For 12000, you could've bought alot of ready to go cars
Ari gold
Ari gold 23 ditë më parë
9500$ Somewhat worth it, looks sharp dude
T S
T S 23 ditë më parë
if you're just replacing fuses, why not just jump it with a wire for the time being?
Cristian Sontay
Cristian Sontay 25 ditë më parë
"That just gives us more episodes of Money Pit to make" everybody liked that
Kane Grimley
Kane Grimley 28 ditë më parë
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
kaze
kaze 28 ditë më parë
and thats on being
kaze
kaze 28 ditë më parë
rice
Robert Britt
Robert Britt 29 ditë më parë
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
King Grue
King Grue 29 ditë më parë
Wouldn’t you upgrade the coolant system first if its a weak point?
Roger Mei
Roger Mei Muaj më parë
Why does he have an estonian flag on his computer?
Miguel Hernandez
Miguel Hernandez Muaj më parë
It was soo funny to hear the fart noises and him just trying but I truly understand the frustration. Great vid guys!
Michael Saxonson
Michael Saxonson Muaj më parë
No video about the body work?
Tj Harmon
Tj Harmon Muaj më parë
could have ls swapped for that much...
Arthurox Gaming
Arthurox Gaming Muaj më parë
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? 😁🙄
Ricky B
Ricky B Muaj më parë
have fun with ur vacation and ur ALnets money and shit
Sai Ketan Challagulla
Sai Ketan Challagulla Muaj më parë
Yo Add a hard top to the Miata Ghingum did it to his turbo Miata
JROD
JROD Muaj më parë
Should’ve left it stock lol. Could have done better times
Ryan Haecherl
Ryan Haecherl Muaj më parë
What's with the welding gloves??
Pascal
Pascal Muaj më parë
I feel like that 10k could have gone in a better place 😂 engine wise
villads
villads Muaj më parë
6:00Dude you didn't even strap your helmet in!
Josh verrier
Josh verrier Muaj më parë
Great Top Gear reference!
Tyler Bauer
Tyler Bauer Muaj më parë
I have a question, how do you get a car on a track also are there requirements
master power
master power Muaj më parë
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.
Wipeoutbeats
Wipeoutbeats Muaj më parë
Hold up, is that Willow Springs Speedway? As in THE WILLOW SPRINGS THAT WAS FORD VS FERRARI?
M Yes
M Yes Muaj më parë
Bypass heater core for max cooling.
Mobile Games
Mobile Games Muaj më parë
This guy needs to make an Onlyfans ASAP.
Voxxx
Voxxx Muaj më parë
What’s his hat say
Rene Gomez
Rene Gomez Muaj më parë
Didn't he add a radiator? And also, the convertible doesn't add to performance
Teo M
Teo M Muaj më parë
God this just makes me think miatas are terrible
Jeffrey D
Jeffrey D Muaj më parë
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.
Brian Rascon
Brian Rascon Muaj më parë
Cooling system should have been one of the first upgrades lmao
Brian Rascon
Brian Rascon Muaj më parë
@M Yes interesting I bought 99 miata in the process of fixing a leaking issue
M Yes
M Yes Muaj më parë
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%
Brian Rascon
Brian Rascon Muaj më parë
Cooling system should have been one of the first upgrades lmao
Maru Allik
Maru Allik Muaj më parë
i like estonia sticker on laptop :)
R In-ul
R In-ul Muaj më parë
Man... I will love ti have a Miata...
Danny Reyes
Danny Reyes Muaj më parë
Wait what happened to the power steering???
Matthew McMurry
Matthew McMurry Muaj më parë
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!!!
Dan W.
Dan W. Muaj më parë
no.. it wasnt
Fede Godoy
Fede Godoy Muaj më parë
OMG it was worth 2500? Last time I checked on my country the cheapest ones are worth 15K
SamuraiRaicing
SamuraiRaicing Muaj më parë
Moi
Xsidon
Xsidon Muaj më parë
did you really just put on a neck brace collar to drive a 115 ps miata? XD
Mockingdream
Mockingdream Muaj më parë
ITS A FRICKIN MIATA.
27warewhare
27warewhare Muaj më parë
Where did you guys buy all those parts from tho
Angus Macfarlane
Angus Macfarlane Muaj më parë
Can anyone tell me why they blur the logo on the orange hat
Nicolas Eisinger
Nicolas Eisinger Muaj më parë
I recently went on ALnets with any device available and subscribed to Donut , just to get them the support they deserved! Keep going Donut
Martin Monteith
Martin Monteith Muaj më parë
Just buy a stock gt mustang used instead.
Martin Monteith
Martin Monteith Muaj më parë
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.
Ryan Voll
Ryan Voll Muaj më parë
39°C 🙀 Holy Crap that’s hot.
Jack Chalmers
Jack Chalmers Muaj më parë
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
resean
resean Muaj më parë
ahh they wont respond on the music i wana kunow
Blotted
Blotted Muaj më parë
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.
Marquis M
Marquis M Muaj më parë
Bro that fart sound effect has me dying every time.
Froge
Froge Muaj më parë
Just put a packet of ice on your rad before while you drive round, sorted
Declan Kilpatrick
Declan Kilpatrick Muaj më parë
Next episode, is engine swap worth it (;
Titonik On Blitz
Titonik On Blitz 2 muaj më parë
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
Jeremy Ávila Collazo
Jeremy Ávila Collazo 2 muaj më parë
Yo anyone know where I can buy some of those og enkei wheels
Big W Design
Big W Design 2 muaj më parë
Thing is 🔥 def worth the bucks!
mike7357
mike7357 2 muaj më parë
I'm going to miss the misleading titles, and do everything half assed and fail to give any useful information pit. Hurry back!
SSmoker
SSmoker 2 muaj më parë
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.
NuuR
NuuR 2 muaj më parë
If you want to do track days get a motorcycle. Track cars is a good way to bankrupt yourself.
It'sDarensbourg
It'sDarensbourg 2 muaj më parë
this is supposed to be mid car but its less than low car, lol
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