Does a BIGGER Radiator Actually Do Anything?

23. Ruj 2020.
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Last time we took the Miata to the track we ran into so many cooling issues! So we decided it was time to get rid of the old crappy radiator and old cooling bits in order to stop the overheating problems! We went with all the best bits from Flyin’ Miata, BUT upgrading your radiator with the fanciest thing out there might not be the best move for YOUR car. Today we are revamping the entire cooling system on the Miata and talking how to effectively keep your car cool!
Thanks to Flyin’ Miata for sending us all these sick cooling parts!
Fan and Shroud
Coolant Reroute

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  • All the tension in my body released when he said he was gonna straighten all the bent fins in the new radiator.

    megadestroyer454megadestroyer454Prije dan
  • In my place, people think you don't need thermostats since the country is already hot. When your car overheats, the first thing a mechanic would say is to remove the thermostat.

    Hans LidlwagenHans LidlwagenPrije dan
  • Rust residue in your cooling system IS abnormal. It indicates corrosion which is from a lack of maintenance. Did you drain the block as well? You want as much new coolant as possible. Put some water wetter also. That will help the heat transfer. Good luck with your project.

    David CollisDavid CollisPrije 2 dana

    KegstaKegstaPrije 3 dana
  • 13:47 why you... y’all could’ve made the box hit the corner perfectly but noooooo 😡😂

    ChrisChrisPrije 3 dana
  • I'm going to be so sad when the miata is full custom😓

    itsSt0rmyitsSt0rmyPrije 4 dana
  • Do you ever find out what was causing the fuse to blow? What the bigger problem was?

    npbevonpbevoPrije 5 dana
  • You look stupid without your beard 🤔. Kinda look a bit like Hitler 😂

  • Lots can be said about radiator size but one misled is thinking more radiator rows equal greater cooling. In fact fin size is much better way. A two row radiator with 1" tubes is better than a 3/4 row that have 3/8"tubes

    Wesley MannWesley MannPrije 5 dana
  • "only use distilled water" meanwhile your local shop will 100% grab water from the fucking sink, because aint no business wasting money on distilled water when you are using antifreeze to begin with.

    GoblinPhreakGoblinPhreakPrije 5 dana
  • I understand what your theory about using the shroud is but I thoroughly believe they will make absolutely no diference as there won't be enough wind force to push them thoroughly open and when at idle having them open would effect nothing

    Dane ShipwayDane ShipwayPrije 5 dana
  • who the hell put a thermostat on a track car you have to remove that

    jackie chanjackie chanPrije 6 dana
  • New Bodykit nxxt?

    phreakphreakPrije 7 dana
  • Great informative video , today I learned something

    Mr JMr JPrije 8 dana
  • This Zach Jobe guy is pretty legit. I wonder how long these installs actually take him.

    jasrod2012jasrod2012Prije 8 dana
  • I'm actually looking for a BIG radiator. For my liquid cooled computer.

    Erik SchieggErik SchieggPrije 8 dana
  • Wonder if deionized water would be better?

    James RogersJames RogersPrije 8 dana
  • Was this video before or after the Miata overheated on the racetrack?

    bonob0123bonob0123Prije 9 dana
  • Wheres the space for the intercooler

    YAJY `YAJY `Prije 9 dana
  • his hair in the second half reminded me of the old Paul Walker in F&F

    Psyk ZeusPsyk ZeusPrije 9 dana
  • Add some purple ice additive

    philip diasphilip diasPrije 10 dana
  • Did you use a high flow or standard thermostat?

    Brendon LBrendon LPrije 10 dana
  • Actually, good cooling makes more hp.

    RaveRavePrije 11 dana
  • Hey guys this video is not added to the moneypit playlist , just a heads up

    kol257kol257Prije 11 dana
  • Shouldn’t flying Miata sponsor money pit

    Ma RtMa RtPrije 11 dana
  • Hey Zack i know your a very busy guy but i have a question for you and i cant find an option to send you a private message if by the grace of God you see this please respond to me so you can tell me where to send my question, i understand if you dont see this knowing you get probably 100s of questions a day anyway appreciate you either way thnx

    Christopher SikoraChristopher SikoraPrije 11 dana
  • lmao the coolant litterally says "asian vehicle"

    Dan ClifftonDan ClifftonPrije 12 dana
  • Hurts to much to see a new radiator with dents

    N CN CPrije 12 dana
  • this episode is not in the playlist

    Pablo TejedaPablo TejedaPrije 12 dana
  • Someone said the donut dress code is a merch shirt, straight cut slim jeans and vans and no wi can't unsee it

    Traian GRINEATraian GRINEAPrije 14 dana
  • This car is slowly turning into a Lamborgine

    Emin MuradovEmin MuradovPrije 15 dana
  • This guy is really just getting all the parts he wants for his project car paid for AND getting paid for working on it

    bcvbb hyuibcvbb hyuiPrije 16 dana
  • Money Pit always motivates me to work on my money pits

    Ultimate XLR-8Ultimate XLR-8Prije 16 dana
  • Me and my dad are having troubles with our 69 firebird

    WillFulForzaWillFulForzaPrije 16 dana
  • Can’t wait for every Wednesday!

    seeni gztyseeni gztyPrije 17 dana
  • Water dose not work nearly as well at coolant. Who wires a high amp fan to the altenator?? Didn't your father teach you hold the jugs sideways when pouring!

    Chris HChris HPrije 17 dana
    • your car up to the registry list here on any of the rotary forums!

      bcvbb hyuibcvbb hyuiPrije 16 dana
  • 13:34?

    SebastianSebastianPrije 17 dana
  • He farted at 12:35...

    signontheline1signontheline1Prije 17 dana
    • @seeni gzty But he farted though!

      signontheline1signontheline1Prije 16 dana
    • Just FYI this episode isn’t in the money pit folder

      seeni gztyseeni gztyPrije 17 dana
  • This guy is really just getting all the parts he wants for his project car paid for AND getting paid for working on it

    btvbrndnbtvbrndnPrije 18 dana
  • Why is the fluid in the back hose green and he putting blue in it? Can blue mix with green? I was told to try and never mixcolors?

    Cliff PCliff PPrije 18 dana
  • Is that an R33 GTR in the background at the beginning???

    Dylan SlocombeDylan SlocombePrije 19 dana
  • Why was there a wheel chair in the driveway?

    Blue ThumbBlue ThumbPrije 19 dana
  • You have control over the bouncing Donut screen saver and you didn't make it go into the corner!? Why?!

    Adin BriggsAdin BriggsPrije 19 dana
  • Going for that Paul walker look huh

    julio venturajulio venturaPrije 19 dana
  • Holy shit is that James

    JamesJamesPrije 19 dana
  • Can't wait to see the miata wit mo powa baby # turbo time

    Ramiro MartinezRamiro MartinezPrije 19 dana
  • i know a turbo is on the cards buuuuuuuut how about a does ITBS actually do anything

    Rowan ArthurRowan ArthurPrije 20 dana
  • When are you gonna put turbo on this car?

    Frederick Dmax&vlogFrederick Dmax&vlogPrije 20 dana
  • Throw that coolant away and replace it with the pink toyota coolant. Its the best in every aspect. Cooling, longevity and heat transferring. Also a cooler thermostat won't make the engine run cooler. Itll just open earlier. Every engine will, like you said: find its operating temp. The one factor that can affect it is your radiator cooling more than OE spec

    Manuel BouManuel BouPrije 20 dana
  • I have found and saved the rarest Mazda FC RX7 ever made! Now this car is rare. Really rare! Let me break this down really quick... Ever heard of the rare 100 GTUs rx7s? Only 40 have ever been claimed and only 7 are confirmed at the time of this posting! Here are the rarest rx7 FC3S models: 1500 10AE Turbo models 1400 infini 1000 winning limited 150 final edition convertible 100 GTUs... out of that 100: 83 red on black 10 black on black 7 white on blue There was only 100 GTUs models created between 1989 and 1991. If you own one of these rare models sign your car up to the registry list here on any of the rotary forums!

    Joe MaddoxJoe MaddoxPrije 20 dana
  • Honestly at this flying Miata should just sponsor donut media

    daniel bdaniel bPrije 20 dana
  • 9:47 what about your hoes? Keepo 18:48 that cooling system is a metaphor for life, the best things aren’t like *that* .. >.> 19:19 that old cooling system description though LUL

    0MindSwept00MindSwept0Prije 21 dan
  • Just FYI this episode isn’t in the money pit folder

    Claire StephensonClaire StephensonPrije 21 dan
  • Hi I would love to see this on a non Big Tech platform. Please.

    Henrik KnudsenHenrik KnudsenPrije 21 dan
  • "not one of the sexiest mods" well not beeing able to do a single lap is also not very sexy so imo a cooling upgrade is maximum sexy ^^

    vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuytPrije 22 dana
  • U should link the science garage video for more reference info about parts..

    Ah LehAh LehPrije 22 dana
  • All of that heat is wasted... unless you use a turbo.

    Trent FranklinTrent FranklinPrije 22 dana
  • Yes Money Pit is why Wednesday is my second favorite day

    Rock girlRock girlPrije 22 dana
  • Be honest- How hard was bolting you the re-route? Busted knuckle scale?

    peejayncsupeejayncsuPrije 23 dana
    • New turbo, old engine. Me no like that

      vbddfy euuytvbddfy euuytPrije 22 dana
  • 0:43 Zachs face doe.

    Elliot EllisElliot EllisPrije 23 dana
  • should’ve gone to radiator springs instead 😏

    deziredtr011deziredtr011Prije 23 dana
  • Can’t wait for every Wednesday!

    ceerw butyceerw butyPrije 23 dana
    • Why was it shipped dented

      Rock girlRock girlPrije 22 dana
  • What’s cooler than intercooler? -Intercoolest

    The ThirdThe ThirdPrije 24 dana
  • What’s cooler than intercooler? -Intercoolest

    The ThirdThe ThirdPrije 24 dana
  • I wonder if he got the parts from Flyin’ Miata. 🤔

    Edwin HerreraEdwin HerreraPrije 24 dana
  • Miatas are a great sweet 16 present. I bet your proud, (wink)

    Nathan WeeseNathan WeesePrije 24 dana
    • Who else cant wait for them to change the engine or add a turbo

      ceerw butyceerw butyPrije 23 dana
  • Literally a giant GPU cooler.

    João MaverickJoão MaverickPrije 24 dana

    MKIVMKIVPrije 24 dana
  • The crossflow radiator design seems contrary to basic principles of heat and refrigeration. Don't you want maximum heat exposed to radiation for maximum removal? If so, why "delay" heat which otherwise would drop down by gravity, "keeping it in the radiator longer", and thus only radiate so-to-speak "medium heat" water, when you can go back to the cylinders and get "high heat" water? Correct me if I'm wrong but that seems to be the very opposite of logical.

    Bill WooBill WooPrije 25 dana
    • And do those "flaps" really work? The forces to do what it says they do seem directionally counterintuitive. Maybe there's a trick?

      Bill WooBill WooPrije 25 dana
  • Don’t know if it’s just me but this video is not showing up in the moneypit playlist

    ldwarika25ldwarika25Prije 25 dana
  • Shouldn't the after-turbo air cooler add about 10hp? Not sure about a miata but on my golf I make about 15hp more

    MichelleMichellePrije 25 dana
  • Might get a 84 c10 money pit

    cowmanmooingcowmanmooingPrije 25 dana
  • New turbo, old engine. Me no like that

    DaSilvaBu11etDaSilvaBu11etPrije 25 dana
  • MX5!! IT'S A MX5!!!!!

    sod16sod16Prije 25 dana
  • You have just been reading my mind. All my question answered on Money Pit. Let's gooooo

    Kevin AldanaKevin AldanaPrije 25 dana
  • Why was it shipped dented

    Sniperking469Sniperking469Prije 25 dana
  • Hey what was the song at 11:10, my late fiance and I used to listen to it when going on road trips and I lost the song once my spotify reset.

    Mike LeyvaMike LeyvaPrije 25 dana
  • You could just get stickers and it would add 10hp wach sticker

    VxisionVxisionPrije 25 dana
  • An upgraded cooling system, intercoolers, or bigger radiators aftermarket fan shrouds always look better than OEM. Unless you have some kind of hyper car lol.

    Robert GardnerRobert GardnerPrije 25 dana
  • Who else cant wait for them to change the engine or add a turbo

    Anthwaine JRAnthwaine JRPrije 25 dana
  • People in russia: antifreez 90% vater : 5% vodka 5%

    cropro viktorcropro viktorPrije 25 dana
  • again, thanks for the motivation.

    Makzym 010Makzym 010Prije 25 dana
  • By moving the thermostat to the rear of the engine, isn't that just moving the "hot zone" in the engine from the back to the front?

    Red’s Volkswagen RepairRed’s Volkswagen RepairPrije 26 dana
  • Thanks buddy, even though I don’t have a Miata (or an MX5 in Australia 🇦🇺), I see that the process is pretty much the same in virtually any Piston Rear Wheel Drive 🚙... BTW. I have a 2002 6cyl Barra powered BA Ford Falcon Wagon

  • 2 Fans , better than 1

    Athula DAthula DPrije 26 dana
  • He’s James and Nolan’s love child

    Martin SalgadoMartin SalgadoPrije 26 dana
  • Everyone: Zerex: "Asian Vehicles"

    Reiner AbadReiner AbadPrije 26 dana
    • For a long time the Asian car companies all specified a different coolant chemistry than other auto makers. Coolant bottles have been differentiating for decades.

      Andrew HAndrew HPrije 25 dana
  • This makes me feel a lot better about the money pit that is my patrol

    Scarecrow HunterScarecrow HunterPrije 26 dana
  • you didn't mention how a thermostat works..

    mazz's maker spacemazz's maker spacePrije 26 dana
  • 0:17 his hair is perfect

    aqua_broaqua_broPrije 26 dana
  • How do your cars pass smog in Cali dude 😂

    Ricky ManuelRicky ManuelPrije 26 dana
  • Glycol - raises the boiling point - increases the heat transfer ability. -along with anti corrosive properties.etcwtc Only reason to not use Glycol or a lesser amount is your at a track or event that doesn't allow it.

    Sean McpikeSean McpikePrije 26 dana
  • It can add (unrestrict) horse power if you are going from a mechanical setup to dual electric fans. Which I’m doing on my Dodge Ram diesel 6 speed. Not this channel but 803 garage =] channel. Loved this install and I like the idea of mount you fan on the inside of the shroud. I’m making my own setup. Not as fancy as yours obviously 🙄 LoL =]

    Michael Frog-Man BourneMichael Frog-Man BournePrije 26 dana
  • Did you increase coolant capacity with the radiator?

    Robert HamiltonRobert HamiltonPrije 26 dana
  • donut medie should have a masterclass 😂 where they can teach us everythinggggg

    Alexander BurtonAlexander BurtonPrije 26 dana
  • Its fun how long they wait for installing a turbo to this miata

    FifencjuszFifencjuszPrije 26 dana
  • Once you go Turbo, definitely need to look into sealing the radiator between the mouth of the bumper. That right there will likely help 20% of your heat management on track. The other thing is getting an oil cooler as well as thats the life blood of the engine and with F/I things tend to get really hot.

    Andys Racing AdventureAndys Racing AdventurePrije 26 dana
  • Great info here, well done. I like how you explained the fan shroud situation. I run a single spal slim mount with no shroud on my built turbo track/street car. It pulls plenty of air to keep things cool at idle, and there isn't a shroud at all, so plenty of flow at high speeds. I like how you explained the crossflow rad design too. Good stuff my guy!

    Mad MiataMad MiataPrije 26 dana
  • Speaking of heat = BMW M62s..

    Tomas CageTomas CagePrije 26 dana
  • Can you do an episode where you re-seat your valves to prove how much of a power improvement you can see for something so cheap?

    Charlie 23Charlie 23Prije 27 dana