Are Chassis Braces Worth It? --We Tested It!

22. Srp 2020.
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This week on Money Pit, the miata’s floppy body will be stiffened up with a barrage of chassis bracing components. We’ll take a few LASER measurements before and after to see if we’ve stiffened the car up or just lightened our wallet.
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  • You were sitting in the car that’s why. The first test you weren’t but the second one you were. You should’ve sat in the car for all the tests tho to be more accurate

    Isaac DakujakuIsaac DakujakuPrije dan
  • Didnt have the safety pins in your jack stands

    Nik SugdenNik SugdenPrije 4 dana
  • Wow Warthunder for the sponsor??? Coming up: Moneypit Project tank. M18 Hellcat.

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  • 11:07 OUUU SAAB ❤❤❤❤❤

    RaMoRaMoPrije 6 dana
  • Peep the TLR lol what you carry my dood?

    Kenan BeltranKenan BeltranPrije 7 dana
  • Wonder what that laser's original use is. 🤔🤔🤔

    William TaylorWilliam TaylorPrije 13 dana
  • man, you can't test chassis rigidity after installing that fat ass roll bar. cmon breh

    ViruxViruxPrije 17 dana
  • Bro science at its best

    Randy CandelarioRandy CandelarioPrije 18 dana
  • comment awards

    marie-claude correamarie-claude correaPrije 18 dana
  • I got a HRworld ad during the sponsored ad read. Ironic.

    Highlord Fox's GarageHighlord Fox's GaragePrije 27 dana

    Franklyn SandeFranklyn SandePrije 28 dana
  • You should have checked flex with you in the driver seat

    Edward SpaccarelliEdward SpaccarelliPrije mjesec
  • I just put the Flying Miata door blocks in mine and the first thing I noticed was the door sounded more solid when I shut it and the second thing was less rattling driving around. Roll bar is next!

    Paul HughesPaul HughesPrije mjesec
  • Now I'm thinking of getting a miata

    Jai*MicahJai*MicahPrije mjesec
  • I think it'll depend on the areas you drive on, and safety. If that improves for this vehicle. I'd definitely do this, or at least a portion of it.

    Jai*MicahJai*MicahPrije mjesec
  • The test was flawed because of the suspension movement

    Nicky ChopperDogNicky ChopperDogPrije mjesec
  • Would a strut stabilizer help too? I figured while you're at it.

    Joey DangerousJoey DangerousPrije mjesec
  • Who's SAAB 9-3????

    Ashton CovingtonAshton CovingtonPrije mjesec
  • 6:45 tho if the chassis become a suspension then you could reduce the overall weight therefor increase MPG

    xt hydraxt hydraPrije mjesec
  • dam tell me what is the song

    reseanreseanPrije mjesec
  • The McDonald’s commercial really just got me out of bed to go get some... also, I’m buying a 2001 Miata soon, just gotta put together a few hundred more dollars :))

    Davis DeckerDavis DeckerPrije mjesec
  • Hey I’m trying to get more into cars and potentially get the the point where I can tune them my self, where would I start to learn about cars at the current age I’m at? I’m 16 yrs old and really wanna get into cars

    LIL-SlavicLIL-SlavicPrije mjesec
  • will the miata ever get a engine swap?

    Fuc alatFuc alatPrije mjesec
  • War thunder is so underrated it needs to be played more

    Callsign WhiskeyCallsign WhiskeyPrije mjesec
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    Brad ൠBrad ൠPrije mjesec
  • This channel is the best get through the Quarantine. I've been interested in Car Modifications because of this Channel! Thank you Donut Media!!!! I love the videos.

    Kendrick ParkKendrick ParkPrije mjesec
  • I think your videos are rad. However, it's "whole other" not "whole nuther"

    felt washersfelt washersPrije mjesec
  • my Miata literally feels like its just wiggling in the front and later at the back just 2 different wiggle zones with the hardtop on its basically gone. one wiggly boi

    DgischDgischPrije mjesec
  • What's the bg music at 10:25?

    John Francis LaraJohn Francis LaraPrije mjesec
  • The door thingys were probably worth it. Idk about the rest

    deuteriumjonesdeuteriumjonesPrije mjesec
  • Why no track testing to see the difference?

    Jordan FedirchukJordan FedirchukPrije mjesec
  • that was a good intro, now i want to play that game but first i must eat a dozen TACOS

    Cody MeshigaudCody MeshigaudPrije mjesec
  • Seems like you could just weld some steel to the frame of the car instead of spending money on those parts.

    magnums_ferrarimagnums_ferrariPrije mjesec
  • Sound guy flexing on us all by not only having his hearing intact but also never having had a job where you get over sudden unexpected loud noises.

    Micah BurginMicah BurginPrije mjesec
  • him sitting on that chair in the beginning... looks like the Miata is licking his ass 😯

    rapteakewlrapteakewlPrije mjesec
  • These are more for high power cars so you dont twist you chassis when you launch.

    sid scottsid scottPrije mjesec
  • I love how he goes from leather jacket and shades talking like an army recruiter into a backwards snapback n skinny jeans. I love this man.

    Teldryn SeroTeldryn SeroPrije mjesec
  • Do you guys ship your merchandise to the UK?

    hAiRy HiPpY 24hAiRy HiPpY 24Prije mjesec
  • best ad ever

    Lodhi in ChinaLodhi in ChinaPrije mjesec
  • Frame rails: *bent* Zack: *sees hammer* ah yes, the negotiator

    Jacob ForsheeJacob ForsheePrije mjesec
  • Next on donut media: will this miata hold a v8 engine and can we twin turbo it?

    shadow fallshadow fallPrije mjesec
  • IMO that was a terrible deal. $700 for a few pieces of metal and some bushings? Crazy

    K sweeneyK sweeneyPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I wish that the person who had my truck was as rust councious as him😂

    Owen TimmOwen TimmPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Only problem with the door bars is the fact that everyone in the U.S. will probably hit you with a vehicle that's taller than the Miata 😩😩 #TinyCarProblems I'mma still get them tho.

    ryuman757ryuman757Prije 2 mjeseci
  • Hey, at 2:58 whose Saab is that? Looks sweet.

    Dr. DACDr. DACPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I like that Saabaru

    Feel MigraineFeel MigrainePrije 2 mjeseci
  • Absolutely love how casually ok Zach is with drilling holes in the floor of his Miata

    Wdavis47Wdavis47Prije 2 mjeseci
  • I'd be interested to see which of those components did what. I'd also like to see some work put into the youtube algorithm. A few lines of codes to prevent ads during the creators sponsor ad.

    Aaron KemperAaron KemperPrije 2 mjeseci
  • i'd probbaly do the braces and the door bars only... or maybe only the door bars. the added safety is really nice

    vkmicrovkmicroPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Donut ads are the best

    Eli WilliamsonEli WilliamsonPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Added weight and all the price for a tiny improvment in chasis regidity? Worth it? IMO nope. Worth the content in this video? Yep! Great as usual video guys!

    JamesJamesPrije 2 mjeseci
  • This see how floppy this thing is #letsgetstiff

    krishna Patelkrishna PatelPrije 2 mjeseci
  • “I’m Zach and this is money pit, let’s get stiff” when is that gonna be on a t-shirt?

    Logan DykstraLogan DykstraPrije 2 mjeseci
  • This car has no where near enough power to warrant frame rails. Yer adding weight to an already under-powered car. Eibachs and a good set of tires are all this car needs. MAYBE a set of strut braces as they arent that heavy...

    That's What She SaidThat's What She SaidPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Ha! There’s a James Bond BMW Z3 towards the end of the video. Miata’s frenemy.

    Mac RiveraMac RiveraPrije 2 mjeseci
  • 13:11 - pretty good hardbass dancing. But I believe you can do it better.

    lush beardlush beardPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I can’t get my head around how those frame rails (sheet aluminium that’s been bent into a u) adds any structural rigidity when they are only tacked onto the outside of the chassis by just a few very small fasteners. They are attached onto the chassis... but not part of the chassis. It’s like sticking on a car door sill plate and then saying yeah I’ve stiffened the sill

    Not Me Not MeNot Me Not MePrije 2 mjeseci
  • Next week... Are 2 stripes stuck on your car worth it?

    Not Me Not MeNot Me Not MePrije 2 mjeseci
  • 7:30 the most unsatisfactory peeling of all time

    sukairosukairoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Nice bike I have the same one!

    hopjop99hopjop99Prije 2 mjeseci
  • Well prob here it better at 8:22

    Adamo BoccittoAdamo BoccittoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • 8:45 what song is that? It sounds so cool. I NEEED TOO KNOW!!

    Adamo BoccittoAdamo BoccittoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Best Sponsor Ad Ever.

    Isaih C.Isaih C.Prije 2 mjeseci
  • All the war thunder players knowing damn well that plane crashed on that rocket run

    Just A chickenJust A chickenPrije 2 mjeseci
  • the rollbar magically appears on the miata? will we ever get a video on it?

    concordsstconcordsstPrije 2 mjeseci
  • 12:53 this is the best shirt I have ever seen being sold on youtube but the problem is that it is too expensive

    Omar NaelOmar NaelPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Turbo the miata

    Bow WarBow WarPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I want to get one for me jeep

    No Naym.No Naym.Prije 2 mjeseci
  • should have flex test a normal car

    anthony lesteranthony lesterPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Does anyone else think Zach looks a bit like Paul Walker at 9:08 from the side? He has the same haircut as the first couple movies.

    Thomas van OschThomas van OschPrije 2 mjeseci
  • 11:17 yoga moves

    Ed GravityEd GravityPrije 2 mjeseci
  • installation without cleaning? won't the dirt promote corrosion on some parts?

  • The miata already have a good chasis, the laser wasn't the move

    Jean Michael ArchboldJean Michael ArchboldPrije 2 mjeseci
    • Wote

      Tom Lake CharlesTom Lake CharlesPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Please make more of those tie dye shirts please

    DunDunPrije 2 mjeseci
  • You really need to group your different series videos together...

    Paul O'NealPaul O'NealPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Best donut show

    Brady SchnarrBrady SchnarrPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Personally I think fast and furious should cast you as Brian’s like cousins or smth!!

    Feury KellyFeury KellyPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Is this before or after the harbor freight jackstand recalls?

  • You need an x brace

    K TK TPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Please make more of those shirts with the small logo in the front

    Conor UtterbackConor UtterbackPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Imagine your job funding your project car and you only having to deal with working on it

    Francisco MoranFrancisco MoranPrije 2 mjeseci
  • #Milwaukeegang

    Ryan HillRyan HillPrije 2 mjeseci
  • On a normal car, generally speaking, you have whats called A roof 2:11

    ExtraBingo10ExtraBingo10Prije 2 mjeseci
  • Got 2 HRworld ads in the middle of their ad, why

    Nate AllenNate AllenPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Dude, Love the Saab ;)

    Skånske LegistenSkånske LegistenPrije 2 mjeseci
  • 7:27 smacks frame rail into the door paint

    Lm AoLm AoPrije 2 mjeseci
  • The frame rails should be welded to get the best results.

    The InternetsThe InternetsPrije 2 mjeseci
  • you hair is not as good as you think.

    mike huntmike huntPrije 2 mjeseci

    McTacMcTacPrije 2 mjeseci
  • 11:11 that saab tho🤤

  • who TF owns a Saab

    finn mertensfinn mertensPrije 2 mjeseci
    • Besides my mom

      finn mertensfinn mertensPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I even watch all the way through the ads on money pit because Zach is hilarious

    Kyle BuckKyle BuckPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I want to add a roll bar and a door bar just cuz it looks noice

    Joshua KJoshua KPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Fail for not opting toward a strut tower brace. Best bang for the buck

    Sam SSam SPrije 2 mjeseci
  • You dinged your own car man... 7:28

    SnailedSnailedPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I can tell hes from Ohio the way he painted the bare metal. Every car turns to rust there.

    350Z 4life350Z 4lifePrije 2 mjeseci
  • Next on Money Pit: Are Car Nuts Worth It?

    CTtheGamerr 2.0CTtheGamerr 2.0Prije 2 mjeseci
  • Love your delivery as usual Zach! Really loving your channel buddy, lots of fun watching you do your thing, you’ve really made this channel your own!

    Jose MartinezJose MartinezPrije 2 mjeseci
  • It’s 11:11 I wish for a Mazda Miata

    Tom KaoTom KaoPrije 2 mjeseci