Don't Buy Dollar Store Oil

5. Sij 2021.
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Ever thought about putting dollar store oil in your engine? Are you the type of person who takes risks, or thinks expensive oil is all marketing hype? Well today we are going to put dollar store oil to the test.
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  • Some of you guys correctly called me out for not giving the additives (i.e. Molybdenum) appropriate credit. They’re a small percentage of the volume but I believe do make a real difference in the performance of the name-brand oil, it’s just really complex and outside the scope of what I could manage to test for a quick video like this. I’m going to see if we can figure out a way to really hone in on and test these in a future video. - Jer

    Donut MediaDonut MediaPrije mjesec
    • Dude, you never COMPARED the dollar store oil to GOOD oil - so why shouldn't we buy it again - as long as it meets the engine's spec??

      DysphoricSmileDysphoricSmilePrije dan
    • James I literally throw 200 dollars into my saving account each week so to hope one day I'll buy my dream car. I'm sorry but big foot soap isnt in the budget. Love Dounut though. Great channel.

      Ash KingAsh KingPrije 14 dana
    • dude, wtf? Around 4:50 you misspell "sulfur" twice, differently. Once as "sulfer", and once as "salfur". Even your captions don't make this mistake. Get a better editor - hell, are you hiring? That's some middle school level mistake. TWICE. I could do a much better spellcheck job than whatever clown you have running it.

      MrKushinator420MrKushinator420Prije 25 dana
    • It also has high fructose corn syrup

      Martin SeidlMartin SeidlPrije mjesec
    • Malaysia's got Petronas' line of engine lubricants.

      Sujendran Nair TheywaharenSujendran Nair TheywaharenPrije mjesec
  • Should have added lunch thief caption too

    Trepidity TrepidityTrepidity TrepidityPrije 5 sati
  • Donut, you guys are awesome but don't push your religion onto me, it didn't take "millions of billions" of years for oil to be made, first off there's no way to tell the age of anything that died before us unless it's birthday is known, next, when animals die, they don't fossilize unless buried, the only way animals get buried in nature is by floods, now having mass amounts of fossils is a good indication of a world wide flood at some point, I could keep going but hopefully you understand my point

    Airsoft Prodigy JakeAirsoft Prodigy JakePrije 12 sati
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    Eunice ReevesEunice ReevesPrije dan
  • Motul 300v ftw!

    Dettlaff InsomniacDettlaff InsomniacPrije dan
  • Bro while watching this I got a penzoil ad

    cool_sniperscool_snipersPrije 2 dana
  • Personally I'm a Mobil 1 kind of guy But that's just me

    Patrick CarrilloPatrick CarrilloPrije 2 dana
  • The origins of oil is a bit of a rabbit hole. Some say no one knows how it appears and some people say the earth is a living being and oil is it's blood. Some say Russian oil wells refill because they don't use detergent and mine sensibly whilst the west uses detergent to get the last dregs which stops the well from refilling... which is why some people think it's made by a microbe. The more you know eh...

    Reuben SternReuben SternPrije 3 dana
  • If I used cheap oil... or even slightly wrong oil my car would swear and me. It's a VTEC.

    Reuben SternReuben SternPrije 3 dana
  • Someone got some ideas from Project Farm😂😂

    Roostertailin'3000Roostertailin'3000Prije 3 dana
  • Pennzoil for life

    arthur marthur mPrije 3 dana
  • Any oil is better than no oil

    Cody KammingaCody KammingaPrije 3 dana
  • That’s like buying a 1$ steak from dollar tree

    IrishhockeyIrishhockeyPrije 4 dana
  • Tbh Dr Squatch is actually pretty great soap

    Mike DierMike DierPrije 7 dana
  • jeremy looks like tom delonge

    Jason AntonucciJason AntonucciPrije 7 dana
  • I do not understand how you could possibly sell engine oil at $1 and still make a profit.

    Danyal A.Danyal A.Prije 8 dana
  • oirl.

    bradenbradenPrije 9 dana
  • also, whats salfur? Sulphur?

  • Cheap oil has it's purposes, all depends on what car/engine/mileage/use.

  • AKA, Made in China

    kkPrije 10 dana
  • rip off of project farm

    hawkeye fighterhawkeye fighterPrije 10 dana
  • i love how he says oil like “orial”

    Nolan Howe - DCHS 2024Nolan Howe - DCHS 2024Prije 10 dana
  • Fire this man his videos are useless

    TrumpForPresident 2020TrumpForPresident 2020Prije 10 dana
  • If I get a Ford Tempo I will use Dollar Tree engine oil.

    Edson TorresEdson TorresPrije 10 dana
  • There is a channel called Project Farm on HRworld. The testing process on this video is completely ripped off from that channel. Make something original or give the chanmel some credit.

    Binod DhakalBinod DhakalPrije 11 dana
  • 2:22 did break your collarbone?

    Andreas CostaAndreas CostaPrije 11 dana
  • Hearing Project Farm in my head going "We're gonna test that"

    PotardoPotardoPrije 12 dana
  • Donut, what are you smoking? You didn't even give any good reasons as to why I shouldn't buy Dollar Store Oil. Yes, you did seem to give overall good info on what oil is, how it's processed, and other things, but you didn't do any strong testing about how it actually performs inside of an engine compared to Vavelone oil. As a matter of fact, why did you suddenly go and test the oil qualities on the team's cars? That has nothing to do with determining if Dollar Store Oil is good or not. I'm sorry if I'm being harsh, but these things need to be called out because it's basic common sense.

    Orlando GonzalezOrlando GonzalezPrije 14 dana
  • Are the misspellings in your animations intentional? Sulfer? Aditive?

    Allen ManorAllen ManorPrije 14 dana
  • liqui moly is literally the greatest thing you can do to your car, ive used it in all my cars, and my family's cars over the years, and I've only seen improvement. I used to be a big pennzoil guy, but after moly i cant go back.

    RoadsideRootbeerRoadsideRootbeerPrije 14 dana
  • Can't wait until the crude oil runs out so they can finally stop ruining the planet

    samsung 21126samsung 21126Prije 14 dana
  • Check out Project Farm if you guys want to see oil brand comparisons with a bunch of brands. I notice the tests are pretty similar to the Project Farm tests

    robert paulsenrobert paulsenPrije 16 dana
  • That’s was a hard video to make. Good job!!! Love it!!

    DavidDavidPrije 16 dana
  • Valvoline, yuck

    Jack WattersJack WattersPrije 16 dana
  • Mobil 1 all the way!

    Kyler SimsKyler SimsPrije 17 dana
  • Oil is cheap enough that you shpuld never be forced to go with the dollar brand. Your car need the proper unless you want costly fixes not that far down the road.

    Joseph DavisJoseph DavisPrije 18 dana
  • I never knew you could buy this stuf there

    tyler colotontyler colotonPrije 18 dana
  • he definitely makes engineering lesson more interesting

    Fahri AliFahri AliPrije 18 dana
  • Do I have the dirtiest oil? NOPE!

    Pete DiCapuaPete DiCapuaPrije 20 dana
  • What i want to know is where can you buy fruit stripe gum? I used to love that when I was a littlun.

    Ian HolmquistIan HolmquistPrije 21 dan
  • Man you ain't no "Project Farm"!

    sk8punk318sk8punk318Prije 21 dan
  • I don't know why but his accent is bothering me.

    Rod WallaceRod WallacePrije 22 dana
  • You guys need to learn how to spell sulfur correctly. @04:50 you spell it sulfer, then @05:02 you spell it salfur.

    MB TaberMB TaberPrije 22 dana
  • Sounds like he's adding a R to oil

    209CALI* *209CALI* *Prije 23 dana
  • How can you work at a car media place and drive a Prius wtf

    Caleb RyanCaleb RyanPrije 24 dana
  • The bad thing is that this channel just went like "this oil has the certification logo but we'll disregard the fact that we can ACTUALLY look up the specific oil and see if it is actually certified" what?

    shoopnooopshoopnooopPrije 24 dana
  • Only as a last resort to make it home because you somehow lost a bunch of oil

    JustJulianJustJulianPrije 26 dana
  • So is that Walmart brand synthetic oil any good?

    Remi RamosRemi RamosPrije 26 dana
  • #ProjectFarm anyone?

    Ingihan MamutIngihan MamutPrije 27 dana
  • what does your manufacturer say? if they says semi synthetic A3/C1 oil (that cheap 1 dollar stuff or cheaper) is good, then it's good., whatever valvuline is irrelivant

    nhunjnhnjkhnkjnhnnhunjnhnjkhnkjnhnPrije 28 dana
  • Oof for Nolan

    Alex zoomAlex zoomPrije 28 dana
  • Almost 3x the average moly...which is fantastic. That's not a cheap adatives. This oil looks good for the price and seems to beat the valvoline conventional it most values.

    The ZoneThe ZonePrije 28 dana
  • This is actually showing more of a GOOD REASON to buy dollar store oil. Guys, guys, guys.... Most all oils, even stupid Supertech, is made by the big oil companies, just with less additives and other packages. Why? To hit a certain price point. Can you run dollar store oil for a normal 5,000 mile oil change, fvck yes you can. Do most people do this, NO. Why? They don't trust the oil, so they still spend the cost of say like Mobil One, and run with that for their recommended oil change interval. Do I use dollar store oil, fvck no. Why? An oil change these days only costs around $30 and that is using full synthetic oil, which has been proven to be better than conventional oil which only costs a few dollars less. Thank you drive thru!!! :-) Just make sure the oil has the little API "Donut" and you'll be good. See what I did there, see, see??

    Kris MichalskyKris MichalskyPrije 28 dana
  • I thought his name was Dr. Workaholic lmao

    TrueTruePrije mjesec
  • Does this mean I can use $1 store oil with 3rd party additives (Lucas, Mystery, Purple, etc.) and get similar protection as straight Valvoline, Pennzoil, etc?

    Lisimba Chioke Jahi YazidLisimba Chioke Jahi YazidPrije mjesec
  • Oh hey look at that. They did the sample date on my birthday 😁

    Jokerman1215Jokerman1215Prije mjesec
  • That's the good Thing in Germany. When the package says 5w 40 It is 5w 40 because it's heavily regulated

    Joshuar JöcksJoshuar JöcksPrije mjesec
  • Dude hasn’t had his drugs yet today you can tell hahaha😂

    J WilliamsJ WilliamsPrije mjesec
  • So you basically gave no real reasons to not use dollar oil. In fact, you actually gave reasons to START USING dollar oil!!! It's just as good as valvaline oil, meaning that it actually ISN'T the best oil. You totally destroyed your own reason and video title in this one. Disappointing.

    Martin RamosMartin RamosPrije mjesec
  • Donut Media is starting to make videos strangely similar to @projectfarm (Project Farm did it first).

    Alex GallardoAlex GallardoPrije mjesec
  • Project farm tests XD

    MuranamanMuranamanPrije mjesec
  • We just use dollar store oil as chain lube! 🤠

    Scoot ScootScoot ScootPrije mjesec
  • It’s good stuff to flush tho

  • Base oils: Canola oil Vegetable oil Essential oils Baby oil Motor oil

    rjcass33rjcass33Prije mjesec
  • Why has b2b turned into great value science garage?

    Haile YuenHaile YuenPrije mjesec
  • I am sorry Donut, but the most important in the USA is to FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER instructions and CHANGE your FILTER and OIL (like Scotty said "oil is cheap, engine not). About the quality of the oils, that is a job delegated in API. The best oil for normal daily use is ANY synthetic oil. L love your your shows guys, especially Money Pit. MORE POWER BB!!!!

    Jorge SantosJorge SantosPrije mjesec
  • If you want a fun and easy to understand oil comparison check out Project Farm and his oil testing. He has some great videos and tries to come up with ways that us as consumers can test out product marketing claims or performance and compare brands and so forth.

    bobiseverywherebobiseverywherePrije mjesec
  • 4:48 I’m just convinced that the guys who do the graphics just can’t spell anything, it’s sulfur

    Clay FergusonClay FergusonPrije mjesec
    • 5:11 ok where the fuck did they get salfur from

      Clay FergusonClay FergusonPrije mjesec
  • I think you were severely misinformed about how oil is created under the earth. 1. It doesn't need millions of years, uniformitarians have clearly got you there. You just need lots of pressure over a short amount of time to create oil. It's possible to do in the lab.

    JustJakeJustJakePrije mjesec
  • The title of this video should have been "Don't Buy Conventional Valvoline"

    Andrei ierdnAAndrei ierdnAPrije mjesec
  • Is it donut or project farm? 😂

    Shards of AssShards of AssPrije mjesec
  • "Don't buy dollar stor orl" I heard orl, orial, roral and oil rarely. Dude oil isn't hard to say. There is no r in oil, sorry to be nitpicky but this is an oil episode Pronunciation: Oy•yal but one syllabi I formatted it into 2 to be easier to read.

    Michael GrossmanMichael GrossmanPrije mjesec
  • Pennzoil has good commercials

    Omp Omp CatOmp Omp CatPrije mjesec
  • Screw Donut Media and their long pre-show advertising. Bye

    rayford21rayford21Prije mjesec
  • So basically, Valvoline oil sucks ass.

    SamuelfishSamuelfishPrije mjesec
  • Is this project farm? Lol

    bildoughbildoughPrije mjesec
  • That dr squatch add was better than the ones they produce!!! Loved it!!!

    Jameson HardcastleJameson HardcastlePrije mjesec
  • Amsoil or bust

    Zachary RedmonZachary RedmonPrije mjesec
  • theres only one full synthetic oil and its made by pennzoil

    Jeff LeeJeff LeePrije mjesec
  • *Amsoil bros have entered the chat*

    Tropic NebraskaTropic NebraskaPrije mjesec
  • Of course the Toyota and Lexus would be on top 🤙

    I_Choose_YouI_Choose_YouPrije mjesec
  • Jeremiah is my favorite host on donuts now 🤭

    DarkdracoxDarkdracoxPrije mjesec
  • Penzoil ultra platinum is the best motor oil you can buy in stores. Amsoil is a bit better, but not enough to justify the price increase and difficulty to buy.

    ——-——-——-——-Prije mjesec
  • What IS the reason for not buying the $1 oil? Did I miss it?

    spacegangstaspacegangstaPrije mjesec
  • Lol did he just call me a oil hoe?

    Abdul-Rahman IsAwesomeAbdul-Rahman IsAwesomePrije mjesec
  • Liqui Moly all day everyday.

    vdubn88vdubn88Prije mjesec
  • Video compromised by sponsor

    william statenwilliam statenPrije mjesec
  • A great video. Well done guys.

    Steve WalkerSteve WalkerPrije mjesec
  • Hey why didn’t you test AMSOIL LOL

    Weekend warrior garage? Do it yourselfWeekend warrior garage? Do it yourselfPrije mjesec
  • 5:01 *Sulfur.

    Ricardo PesentiRicardo PesentiPrije mjesec
  • 3:48 that animation is so bad xD Sorry. They are the same! Heavy Hydrocarbons are heavy because they are longer chains, which makes them higher boiling.

    Ricardo PesentiRicardo PesentiPrije mjesec
  • Shot are you kidding me I had to spend $8 a quart on some joe shmo oil

    Ste FloSte FloPrije mjesec
  • If my car has 250 hursepurse disel german power i can run on that 99c oil no problem! Aint nothing wrong with that.

    GauixiuzGauixiuzPrije mjesec
  • SKIP to 2:02 you can thank me later.

    GauixiuzGauixiuzPrije mjesec
  • Whoa whoa whoa whoa whoa... Whose early S197 is that at 15:01 ? I know Nolan used to have one but he sold it, so who owns that Beaut?! Haha #S197Gang EDIT: Oh you show it seconds later hehe. I thought he sold his Mustang a while back? Damn. Stoked that he still has it :)

    Octane StreetOctane StreetPrije mjesec
  • So what's the verdict on dollar oil?

    Sergio MartinezSergio MartinezPrije mjesec
  • someone at donut watches project farm.

    James StotzJames StotzPrije mjesec
  • “Sulfer”

    xxinsufficiencyxxinsufficiencyPrije mjesec
  • There's really only a few manufacturers of base oils. Chances are even this dollar store oil shares a lot in common with whatever oil you believe to be the gold standard is made from. The main difference will be the additives package they add to the base oil. Which does make a big difference but not always for the better. There is a lot of myths about engine oil and not alot of hard science to sift out the BS. however i find this tech article extremely helpful.

    Dalton MichaelsDalton MichaelsPrije mjesec
  • Song around 13:00?

    Pikachulova7Pikachulova7Prije mjesec