Are Big Brakes Worth It?

2. Ruj 2020.
1 133 292 Pregleda

To go fast you've gotta be able to brake fast.
Zach gives you the low down on what matters when picking out a new set of brakes.
Check out the brakes we used from Flyin' Miata here:
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  • my parents wont let me "waste my money on a pos miata" so i gotta wait a couple months till Im 18 so I can finally buy one

    Ryan TavaresRyan TavaresPrije 20 sati
  • Money Pit is such a great show, I've learned so much during this series already and hope that it will continue after the Miata is done!

    -Yukio--Yukio-Prije dan
  • Anyone know if there's any pros or cons to swapping a 99 Dodge ram 2wd drum breaks to pad breaks?

    IProHeadhunterIProHeadhunterPrije 3 dana
  • favorite show on donut by far keep it up boys

    ryan schlegelryan schlegelPrije 4 dana
  • Miata slowly becoming a beast

    Irvin GonzalezIrvin GonzalezPrije 4 dana
  • But the cost, those are like 2500$ kit if not more

    The b4dcompanyThe b4dcompanyPrije 5 dana
  • My family’s motto is “do it right the first fucking time dumb ass”

    NotMr. CleanNotMr. CleanPrije 6 dana
  • Unsprung weight: ur mom! Lol classic

    Torque Racing ProductionTorque Racing ProductionPrije 7 dana
  • You sink money into big brake kit but still has solid rear discs. That seems kinda dumb.

    Mike ChinMike ChinPrije 8 dana
  • Ha! "your mom!"

    Emmanuel-Lewis SneedEmmanuel-Lewis SneedPrije 8 dana
  • Zach is my new Paul Walker

    priit kaldapriit kaldaPrije 8 dana
  • A

    levi reynoldslevi reynoldsPrije 9 dana
  • Sick your mom joke

  • Change your brake fluid once a year??? WTF do you guys do mega miles or summat??? We only top ours and then change after a couple of years.

    Mista BionerdMista BionerdPrije 11 dana
  • Why the front caliper isnt radial too ?

    jim chrisjim chrisPrije 12 dana
  • It would probably be better just to change the front on the Miata?

    S TS TPrije 12 dana
  • Need some videos on old trucks

    travis garciatravis garciaPrije 12 dana
  • big brakes vs dual calipers?

    MEH manMEH manPrije 13 dana
  • I was here for 3 mil but... I’m broke and I still can’t get stickers

    NovaZocket52NovaZocket52Prije 13 dana
  • They really snuck a yo mama joke in there

    Isaac SolorioIsaac SolorioPrije 14 dana
  • Zach Jobe .. I think big brakes are like bigger boobs ... ur car/baby may not need them .. but it’s sure fun to have them ...

    Mohammad SyedMohammad SyedPrije 15 dana
  • can you please add to your description that you use a dead blow hammer on the rotors not a regular like 4lb sledge, before people start putting inch long 3 mm deep dents in the face of the rotors ? any0ne else like slightly concerned about that ?

    Jacob MagnusonJacob MagnusonPrije 15 dana
  • Your mom is on the list for unsprung weight. That made my whole day.

    Dylan BrineyDylan BrineyPrije 15 dana
  • It was all about hub weight and everything. And then there is your mom written in subtitle..... I was here only for this comment :) Then i wrote my own ...peace

    Faraz AhmadFaraz AhmadPrije 15 dana
  • Bro like 2 years ago donut had like 100k subs holy cow. Been here like 4 years lol

    Zachary PreteZachary PretePrije 16 dana
  • But, why is my mom unsprung weight?

    Squatting OtterSquatting OtterPrije 16 dana
  • Where’s my

    daniel montanodaniel montanoPrije 16 dana
  • Bigger brakes are more worth it when you have much wider and very sticky tires. Stock calipers with pads are most likely more than capable for your stock tire size on most modern cars.

    Revn STIRevn STIPrije 16 dana
  • Ceramic are actually the worst if you are looking at performance and dealing with heat. They won’t stop and will warp your rotors from the extra heat due to having to hit them harder but they’ll last longer. I personally don’t like changing my rotors and care about stopping distance more than pad life.

    Revn STIRevn STIPrije 16 dana
  • It looks like he's installed some sort of subframe connectors, I think that's what those truss like metal rails are. They don't look like factory parts, I'm sure those help stiffen things up. I've never seen rear disk brakes with an emergency brake system that works like that but the only vehicle I've ever had with rear disk brakes was my old 2001 Silverado. The way they implemented it was very different. What they did on it was the back of the rotors were hollowed out to form a miniature brake drum with these little bitty brake shoes with the emergency brake cable attached to them. I'm not sure which system is better. Also I suspect that a small car like this would not have enough mass on the rotors to hollow enough out to mount the little brake shoes. I had always wondered how my trucks emergency brake worked with disk brakes until I pulled the rotors to replace them, I thought it was a pretty clever design. My 2008 Silverado has rear drum brakes and my new complete brake system was just delivered yesterday from Amazon so I am changing everything. Including drums and all hardware plus front rotors and calipers. I am seriously dreading doing the rear drum brakes. They are so much worse to work on than disk brakes. The rear brakes are totally shot and the wheel cylinders are blown out. I think bleeding then is going to be a total pain in the ass. ABS brakes seem to be harder to get the air out of.

    actionjksnactionjksnPrije 17 dana
  • Your mom. Is unsprung weight. I love mom jokes!

    Lightning McKurtLightning McKurtPrije 17 dana
  • Whats the background music at 10:45?

    Jesus GarciaJesus GarciaPrije 17 dana
  • I’ve been having trouble with my brakes, and have had parts changed out to still have the same issue, and I kept saying that I think the brake fluid absorbed water and needed to be changed, but people kept telling me that you don’t have to change it out unless it’s been in there for years. But hearing him recommend changing it once a year makes me think that it is indeed the brake fluid

    Cameron TaylorCameron TaylorPrije 17 dana
  • The purple brackets are sweet. I had a chrome BMX back in the day with the same purple accents,seat clamp,goose neck,rim hubs all that anodized purple and it looked so good.

    FloridaBoi 561FloridaBoi 561Prije 17 dana
  • At least I have unsprung weight.

    Daniel EspinosaDaniel EspinosaPrije 18 dana
  • On my g35 i had like a napkin of clearance between the rim and caliper

    Barlos2xBarlos2xPrije 20 dana
  • How you manufacture the wood rampas?

    Jorge SantosJorge SantosPrije 21 dan
  • I like big brakes and I cannot lie.

    BOYGENIUS538 _BOYGENIUS538 _Prije 23 dana
  • Is that nos behind the seats?

    Joseph CoupalJoseph CoupalPrije 23 dana
  • Hydro e brake install?? Ehh?

    Jordan WhitcherJordan WhitcherPrije 23 dana
  • Just a man shopping for pads

    kacper rskikacper rskiPrije 23 dana
  • I didn’t order one in time ;~; I’m upset

    Ethan MarxEthan MarxPrije 24 dana
  • Would i be able to upgrade with stock rims on an 02 accord?

    christopher kingchristopher kingPrije 24 dana
  • Your mom 🤣🤣

    Nicholas FieldNicholas FieldPrije 24 dana
  • You’re lucky that you don’t have to worry about the winter wheels not fitting. I would have to buy bigger rims for winter tires to get aftermarket big brakes.

    Ryan VollRyan VollPrije 24 dana
  • What you said about drilled and slotted rotors is the polar opposite from what I heard from Everyone else, including websites such as r1concepts. They all basically state the drilled are the best rotors for daily use and slotted rotors are the ones that crack most. Is that true?

    meme dreammeme dreamPrije 24 dana
    • @GNranger Or, I was thinking, why not just get better and more expensive brake pads and put them on OEM brake rotors?

      meme dreammeme dreamPrije 23 dana
    • @GNranger Damn, I must have forgotten then. Thanks for that though. So, you would recommend which? OEM, drilled, slotted, or drilled and slotted?

      meme dreammeme dreamPrije 23 dana
    • I just looked at r1concepts and it said that rotors with drilled holes are prone to cracking. While it is true that drilled rotors are best for general use. Slotted rotors tend have a shorter life than most and can shorten the life of the pads, but aren't prone to cracking.

      GNrangerGNrangerPrije 24 dana
  • I hear those damn Birds all the time in LA, like hundreds of Parrots flying around on there own, they are loud and fly by my house every so often🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜🦜

    Dan HazardDan HazardPrije 24 dana
  • Not gonna lie my 14” 4 pot Brembo BBK always puts a smile on my face

    sk8punk318sk8punk318Prije 25 dana
  • Is the s14 next on money pit

    jarryd grimesjarryd grimesPrije 25 dana
  • I like how he's touching the rotor with his hands, which can contaminant the rotor

    James TrostelJames TrostelPrije 26 dana
  • you only need to chang the breakfulid every 2end year

    sebastian tvetesebastian tvetePrije 26 dana
  • Safety glasses!

    William TAWilliam TAPrije 27 dana
  • 7:49 - "as you can see the new brakes aren't way bigger, and honestly, they feel like they weigh about the same" but technically they ARE larger in diameter, so if we assume for a second they are at least IDENTICAL in weight (hint: you should have weighed them for comparison) then the performance gain here is not so much in outright weight savings, as it is in having potentially INCREASED BRAKING TORQUE. it's important to recognize fitting a larger diameter rotor is same as grabbing a breaker bar to loosen a stuck/rusted bolt (we've all done that one). the longer "lever arm" mathematically increases torque at the hub center even if the force applied at a distance remains the same (but of course you increased that too with the caliper swap).

    Philly PhilPhilly PhilPrije 28 dana
  • is this Zach's personal car that he's working on for content or is it a company car that Zach is just working on for content?

    Adam WalshAdam WalshPrije 28 dana
  • CJ dont need big brake, CJ can respawn !!!

    EVANEVANPrije 28 dana
  • This was great. It’s awesome when someone’s talking and doing the job. Flows perfectly.

    Michael FigueroaMichael FigueroaPrije 29 dana
  • I've been trying to get my head around how to safely attach a mom to a car in a way that makes it unsprung weight. Not been successful at that yet, I'll keep you guys updated.

    StuntcatTVStuntcatTVPrije 29 dana
  • What's the name of the song in the intro?

    NexNexPrije mjesec
  • clever your mon joke in the unsprung weight description :)

    Joshua GeiselJoshua GeiselPrije mjesec
  • drilled rotters are not drilled for cooling, they are drilled to let the gas that builds up between your rotor and the break pad escape. The point is to prevent your pads from floating over your rotor at high temperatures.

    Antonio AmigoAntonio AmigoPrije mjesec
  • A new paint job is next.

    Renato ManiagoRenato ManiagoPrije mjesec
  • That miata needs a paint correction baaaad

    Francisco ArguetaFrancisco ArguetaPrije mjesec
  • Anyone know the song at 10:40 ??

    Robert O'FlahertyRobert O'FlahertyPrije mjesec
  • This guy reminds me of Brad from Bon Appetité

    alexander sarmientoalexander sarmientoPrije mjesec
  • How many chrome tabs do you need open dude? And you gotta cool it with all those browser extensions.

    Eric ClarkEric ClarkPrije mjesec
  • Comparison in braking distance? Before? After? :( but certainly one more nice video of yours 👌

    DILYSIDILYSIPrije mjesec
  • im not a mecanic but i think its not recommended to use the emergency brake when its fresh new

    Rinor HFRinor HFPrije mjesec
  • Is that a nos bottle in the back?

    JDMitch014JDMitch014Prije mjesec
  • Forgive me donut for I have sinned: I have yet to change my brake fluid yearly

    Stuart TrapaniStuart TrapaniPrije mjesec
  • I thought about making my 2.5l Altima my project car, but it would probably be cheaper to buy a 3.5l altima and work on that.

    zzzzzzPrije mjesec
  • This is unfair, you guys can just changing stuff on your Cars like it is nothing. In Germany we have to Worry about any changed part on the car, if something isnt original you get busted by the Cops or TÜV . Germany is bad country for carlovers (Tuners)

    Milky- ThingsMilky- ThingsPrije mjesec
  • Was that a nos bottl?

    cristian garciacristian garciaPrije mjesec
  • ThE BiGGer Is BeTtER....

    Tigran MelconyanTigran MelconyanPrije mjesec
  • Not the miata again

    JTguven -JTguven -Prije mjesec
    • That poor car has gone through so much

      JTguven -JTguven -Prije mjesec
  • Are turbo kits worth it?🤔

    XrS BlessedXrS BlessedPrije mjesec
  • Can I have your Miata please

    Kevin NunezKevin NunezPrije mjesec
  • what`s up with the WAY TO MANY ADS ?!

    LeymarxDLeymarxDPrije mjesec

    Pablo OrtegaPablo OrtegaPrije mjesec
  • Never sure if you mentioned it, but a big brake set is likely worth it if you upgraded HP a lot( Turbo/SC). You will likely be traveling a higher speeds....often sooner, so stopping all that HP(increased speed) is important

    No OneNo OnePrije mjesec
  • Hello everyone. I'm wanting to do more videos and make one or maybe two of my dreams come true. I want to do a HRworld series of my dream car build. In my older videos I had a 2012 Ford Fiesta I'd like the help of my subscribers and new viewers to help me with this dream. every little bit helps. If I am able to reach my goal and start this series I will be regularly uploading and keeping everyone in the loop. Keep in mind that I am doing this on my own (no sponsors) I'd like the people to help me in this journey to success. I'd like to thank each and every one of you for taking the time to read this and even helping. Have an awesome day Cheers

    G-MA's MOD GARAGEG-MA's MOD GARAGEPrije mjesec
  • Who made the beat @11:00 ??

    boombam powbopboombam powbopPrije mjesec
  • I might have missed the bit about 2 seaters but most cars have load portioning valves fitted as standard. I assume when you put stuff in trunk.

    squirty 4010squirty 4010Prije mjesec
  • Aye I gotta 77 Camaro with disc in front and drums in rear, ya'll think wilwoods all the way around is the move???

    hayden nixhayden nixPrije mjesec
  • I know this is random but by any chance can anyone help me out? I just lost my job as a bartender bc of covid. Our bar wasnt gettin enough people/$. I applied for unemployment and its been 4 weeks still havent heard a thing. I have cash app or venmo if anyone would be willing to help. its $Maxxrussia88 cash app. venmo is @Maksim-Grinberg-1 literally anything would help 🙏 like I said I applied for unemployment but still have not heard a thing for a month. Please keep the negative comments to yourself. God bless 🙏

    MaxMaxPrije mjesec
  • I know this is late to mention but 8:03 "Your Mom".

    ChexChexPrije mjesec
  • Personally, depending on the car and what you do, I think upgrading to steel braided lines is good enough. Replaced the rubber lines on my 525i and honestly is the best braking car i've ever driven so far, i've gone from 45 to 0 in just a couple of seconds. Got myself some Brembo ceramic pads up front and Duralast Gold ceramics in the back, course i drive the car as a daily and only on the street rn, but I do have huge plans to take it to track days and car shows eventually. (Hopefully gonna manual swap it and stroke it to 3 liters next year :D)

    BaconX12BaconX12Prije mjesec
  • Hahaha your mom is unsprung weight 8:05

    Jeff HigginsJeff HigginsPrije mjesec
  • I love those damn birds

    Cory EspositoCory EspositoPrije mjesec
  • I want the song at 10:45 so bad

    Simphiwe NgcoboSimphiwe NgcoboPrije mjesec
  • 1 mil views 👍🏼

    SinOnControllerSinOnControllerPrije mjesec
  • so how much did the brakes cost in total?

    vili kuusistovili kuusistoPrije mjesec
  • I wore the brakes on my snowmobile down to metal on metal, discovered i needed new pads when I barely avoided a deer. They also sound like a broken supercharger spinning down.

    Hunter NelsonHunter NelsonPrije mjesec
  • Bro you're colorblind that's orange

    Oscar FosterOscar FosterPrije mjesec
  • Can you turbo the miata

    Sam KanzlerSam KanzlerPrije mjesec
  • Come on y'all let's make 5m subs

    Nick KNick KPrije mjesec
  • Honestly better than the hi low Zs

    R SmithR SmithPrije mjesec
  • Man it's crazy that this channel is so big now

    The Bomb DigityThe Bomb DigityPrije mjesec
  • I was chaching up to high low and I missed the sticker nooooooo!

    Bullzeye DroneBullzeye DronePrije mjesec
  • how does he know where in the brake disk to put the caleper ?

    pablokss366pablokss366Prije mjesec
  • Do a turbo kit

    jesus hernandezjesus hernandezPrije mjesec