We got sent a super weird clutch and installed it anyway

27. Svi 2020.
2 032 938 Pregleda

Zach was given a clutch and flywheel that look pretty aggressive, but only holds how much torque? This week we’ll install a new clutch and flywheel while we talk about how clutches work, what makes for a more aggressive clutch, and why we want a lightweight flywheel, and then we’ll see if the new clutch is as aggressive as it looks.
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  • Just so everyone doesn't get too worried about me - the jackstands I have aren't one of the recalled part numbers!

    Donut MediaDonut MediaPrije 5 mjeseci
    • Can't recall my thick beam of wood ha!

    • I drive a 2005 mustang gt and the clutch window has always been super tight ever since I got it. You have to do the engagement perfectly to avoid any jerking. My brother had a 2012 mustang gt and that clutch was completely different. The engagement felt like a mile long.

      Kevinb1821Kevinb1821Prije 2 mjeseci
    • “My time has come”

      Don’tMeanTo YankYourBallsButDon’tMeanTo YankYourBallsButPrije 3 mjeseci
    • How about now -- with the new recall?

      Matthew MillerMatthew MillerPrije 3 mjeseci
    • Mine were recalled :/

      Noah MullinsNoah MullinsPrije 3 mjeseci
  • Anyone know the exact name of sunglasses he’s wearing?

    NeWuSeRnAmE00NeWuSeRnAmE00Prije 5 sati
  • Good thing that's a miata trans n not like a dodge rams....youd be alot flatter....

    yo MyButtHurtzzzyo MyButtHurtzzzPrije 7 sati
  • I just realized halfway through the, he has never seen that type of clutch plate because it is a high grade ceramic and is possibly custom made

    FUZ3-NOOB-324485FUZ3-NOOB-324485Prije dan
  • Zach - "We'll put that to the test, once we strap a turbo onto this thing. Which is hopefully gonna happen sooner than later." Narrator - It did not happen sooner than later.

    DeadkingAZDeadkingAZPrije 2 dana
  • Next time use wood under the jack sands to get more height.

    Alex ClarkeAlex ClarkePrije 2 dana
  • 8:29 that should stay in place for a long times eheheh

    Pankaj O AhujaPankaj O AhujaPrije 2 dana
  • “Today I’m gonna install a flex capacitor on my miata”

    Hudson LaboldHudson LaboldPrije 2 dana
  • this was the manliest shit ive seen all month

    D4RealD4RealPrije 3 dana
  • I love the camera with the seat belt on.

    Michael HurwitzMichael HurwitzPrije 3 dana
  • its not so bad because its a sprung 3 puck clutch. a solid 3 puck clutch would have the instant on/off feel. also because it is sprung the power rating will be down compared to an equivalent

    grobballergrobballerPrije 4 dana
  • Videos dope man but I just don’t have the balls to take my ride apart like that 😬😬😬😬

    Clifton SargentClifton SargentPrije 4 dana
  • that cv axle boot is shoot my hawkeye did that on both sides

    Jacob CampbellJacob CampbellPrije 4 dana
  • Did you go out of your way to hide what kind of oil you put in the trans?

    Ben IscheBen IschePrije 5 dana
  • Man install rollbar cage on your miata...

    TheExtraleagueTheExtraleaguePrije 5 dana
  • I replaced the clutch in my truck, it being lifted made it so much easier, except the part where is was heavy asf with the transfer case still attached, put a heavier flywheel on it, don't even need to touch the gas pedal when I put it first or into a higher gear, the centrifugal force of the heavier flywheel makes driving a standard truck so much better.

    Chad BannerChad BannerPrije 6 dana
  • Bench pressing the trans. Try it with an automatic!

    Michael PriceMichael PricePrije 9 dana
  • 16:23 i think i see a MIATA in the background

    mooman6000mooman6000Prije 9 dana
  • Can you tell me if it's bad to install a clutch that can stand a bunch of torque but the engine isn't even making enough torque for the new clutch?

    Emanuel Sanchez GutierrezEmanuel Sanchez GutierrezPrije 9 dana
  • nah that's just the proximity alarm from siege.

    Jordan CottoneJordan CottonePrije 9 dana
  • This makes me feel better about all my car projects running way too late into the night.😆

    Nate VergeNate VergePrije 11 dana
  • 10:47 such a mood

    Hobbes120Hobbes120Prije 12 dana
  • Are bigger wheels worth it? Like a 20" one?

    DORIFTODORIFTOPrije 12 dana
  • chill beat 3:58

    Richard CollinsRichard CollinsPrije 13 dana
  • i like my engagement to be as short as possible and as close as possible to the top of the pedal travel

    TheSupatraderTheSupatraderPrije 16 dana
  • Mahn U Installed the clutch alone.....At the service center Where Im working two technicians do the same Job😄

    Rahul UllasRahul UllasPrije 17 dana
  • Anyone else worried around the 12 minute mark when they didn't talk about replacing the wires on top?

    Isaak VedaltIsaak VedaltPrije 17 dana
  • How much would you sell the Miata for

    GarbageMadeLocallyGarbageMadeLocallyPrije 17 dana
  • 14:47 yo um... Your left rear wheel wasn't spinning :s

    Studio VulcanStudio VulcanPrije 17 dana
    • I think it's an open diff

      Adam SpitfireAdam SpitfirePrije 17 dana
  • you forgot one crucial step deburr the spline on the friction disc I always hit it with a small triangle file and break the edge, makes it that much easier to slide the transmission back on with that extra step you could have done it with one try.

    Nathan WestNathan WestPrije 17 dana
  • Wheres the used cardboard on the shop????

    handsome vault boyhandsome vault boyPrije 18 dana
  • When I thought that car channel clickbait didn't exist, this popped up, and I clicked it. Touche.

    Brady PrinceBrady PrincePrije 19 dana
  • i dailied an extreme pressure plate, and then a twin disc.. just takes getting used to. btw, act clutches are garbage

    lapieceslapiecesPrije 19 dana
  • Pro tip for seals: sink a small screw into the seal, then grab the head of the screw with some pliers and pull. Super easy.

    Jameson HardcastleJameson HardcastlePrije 19 dana
  • Thank you for metric units 😍😍😍

    breadbreadPrije 21 dan
  • Finally a show that shows what the rest of us have to go through...we all don’t have huge lifts lol ...also those grunts are real

    Phil BPhil BPrije 22 dana
  • From one Zach to another, your series rocks!

    Zach MZach MPrije 24 dana
  • What you didn't mention is that you're also comparing a broke in clutch to a new one. The new clutch will always bite harder until it sets in. Do an update in a thousand miles or so to do a better comparison.

    Ruben HillabyRuben HillabyPrije 24 dana
  • When you were putting that trans back all I heard was Patches O’ Houlihan “YOU GOTTA HUMP IT INTO SUBMISSION”

    Nicholas AlaiaNicholas AlaiaPrije 25 dana
  • Honestly I bought my miata a couple of weeks ago and Zack makes me feel so welcome in the car community:)

    AleksAleksPrije 25 dana
  • You know someone is crazy enough to buy one of those pieces of card board lmfao

    Dakota JonesDakota JonesPrije 27 dana
  • I thought this weird clutch is ClutchMax but it the Expensive Exedy. Still weird

    Ty NguyenTy NguyenPrije 28 dana
  • this might be a stupid question but why was only one rear wheel spinning when u let the clutch out??

    Joshua WorrallJoshua WorrallPrije mjesec
  • What’s the point of watching this video when there’s Chris Fix

    GarrettAR24GarrettAR24Prije mjesec
  • Do u skate goofy???

    Chris HaynesChris HaynesPrije mjesec
  • Y’all made this look so much less frustrating that it actually is lol

    Neal ArcherNeal ArcherPrije mjesec
  • When he had to bench press the trans back in... I felt that. I had to help my brother replace his clutch and fly wheel and I had to bench it down and back up. Hard as hell

    Drew TranchitellaDrew TranchitellaPrije mjesec
  • My biggest concern in the first 2 minutes is how much you lean on the clutch between gears. I bet you replace the clutch often

    Stuart Ray DrogeStuart Ray DrogePrije mjesec
  • Who is in your window buddy at 0:05 ? I know it is a cutout, still is funny.

    The Slash ManThe Slash ManPrije mjesec
  • I envy you didn't fight your Transmission for 3 days cans of penetration fluid and ropes kicks and pry bars involved. Damn those seized dowels on a Chevy Silverado.

  • 16:23 In the background. :) Miata!

    Jason McCallJason McCallPrije mjesec
  • Y’all amazing yo🙌🙌

    K RK RPrije mjesec
  • Get this man a shop for fucks sake.

    fkylwfkylwPrije mjesec
  • Those clutches wear the hell out of pressure plates and flywheels. I wouldn't use one if I was paid to. The next time you need a clutch you're going to need a new flywheel and pressure plate also. It's hard to beat stock parts for functionality and long life. Oh I know, everyone will say you need a new pressure plate at least with a new clutch. And having the flywheel resurfaced is a MUST. But most places that resurface flywheels don't grind the step (if it has one) so the pressure of the pressure plate is reduced. Then some resurface the pressure plate, again reducing clamping forces. Add it up and you end up with a weak clutch that ain't gonna bark the tires in ANY gear. What we need are clutch plates that are a tad thicker than stock, that would solve a bunch of problems.

    505197505197Prije mjesec
  • 0:32 AAAARRRGGGHHH! Torque is measured as distance multiplied by force, e.g ft-lbs or N-m for Euro weirdos, NOT distance divided by force, ft/lbs; that company should employ someone with at least a basic grasp of mechanical engineering

    Silver LegendSilver LegendPrije mjesec
  • Fucking love you dude. Needed this

    Emmanuel RangelEmmanuel RangelPrije mjesec
  • Can you guys please make a video with that r129 SL

    Hayk OganesyanHayk OganesyanPrije mjesec
  • Will there be a video on that gorgeous R6?

    B AlexanderB AlexanderPrije mjesec
  • I ran that same clutch on my Turbo SR20 pushing around 300 HP. It was a great clutch I thought for driveability, street, drag, road racing. Finally burned the clutch out doing 2nd gear clutch kicks with 285's on the rear. I have now switched to the ACT Stage 2, 6 puck style and think I liked the Exedy one more

    Brandon ForrestBrandon ForrestPrije mjesec
  • I ran a stage 2 in my '06 Mazda 3 from about 210k miles to 240k miles. It was a bit aggressive for winter driving, but I grew to love how it felt and the quick grip was very helpful on these ridiculously short on ramps we have in southern PA. Unfortunately, I was driving home from work and got cut off by a guy using traffic like a slalom course and accidentally dropped into 2nd instead of 4th when he braked in front of me. The garage that replaced it ordered a stock kit instead of the stage 2 and wanted to charge me for a whole other job to fix it even though I told them I wanted the exact same clutch as the last time. So, until this one wears I'm back to stepping on a bag of potato salad every time I want to start my car or change gears.

    D HawthorneD HawthornePrije mjesec
  • I replaced a transmission in a 199somthing Ford Expedition and seeing that little transmission pissed me off because my experience was moving a 300 pound transmission and then seeing the Miata I was like dang I could bench that thing easy mode

    SpoonervlogsSpoonervlogsPrije mjesec
  • Isn't that a brass button clutch? Exactly what's said at the start "like an on off switch"

    Hayden PosnanskyHayden PosnanskyPrije mjesec
  • I know this is an older video but I have been watching a lot of car videos lately because im sort of new to learning more about cars. I must say when trying to learn stuff donut media, more specifically money pit has helped me so much when it has come to trying to learn more. Also you guys at donut make it so much more entertaining with your little gags

    Mitchell CurrieMitchell CurriePrije mjesec
  • Ah, this gave me flashbacks!!! To install a transmission without a jack, run a piece of timber from window frame to window frame, then drop a piece of rope from it, through the floor where the shifter sits. Tie it around the gearbox, and you can lift and support without being underneath. You will still needs to get down there at some point, but you'll find it's a lot easier. (I learnt this about the fifth time.......)

    Boneman 1Boneman 1Prije mjesec
  • This was the video that for me hooked on donut media

    A V SrikanthA V SrikanthPrije mjesec
  • The springs on the clutch disk help cushion the engagement. Clutches disks without springs are usually found in race cars...

    Krusty D KlownKrusty D KlownPrije mjesec
  • Having dropped and rebuilt and reinstall a 95 camaro 4l60e by myself and a mazdaspeed 6 clutch install myself i feel this guys pain

    ASMR JamesASMR JamesPrije mjesec
  • did you locktite the flywheel bolts?

    ASMR JamesASMR JamesPrije mjesec
  • How did the clutch feel after being broken in? Before break-in it can feel less aggressive since the flywheel isn't coated in friction material yet

    Michael GarciaMichael GarciaPrije mjesec
  • Your wheels went round with the parking break on!

    Ian LewisIan LewisPrije mjesec
  • I know nothing about cars at all why did I watch all 19 minutes of this on a snapchat story

    Pip0nat3rPip0nat3rPrije mjesec
  • Those pucks clutches are great for performance, but a lot of that torque goes straight through the transmission and prematurely wears it out. Don't care myself as long as i get the performance i want. Got 2 transmission for a quick swap when needed. Well, I got a 1.6 Suzuki samurai, so i need torque when rock crawling and that 1.6 sounds like a weed wacker when it gets going.

    Chad McCChad McCPrije mjesec
  • This will definitely driver worse... continues to install it

    Conor MurrayConor MurrayPrije mjesec
  • Money Pit has turned into my favorite series lol man y'all are Soo good at what y'all do 👏🏼👏🏼

    TH3 VEGETATH3 VEGETAPrije mjesec
  • Been there, done that on my 280z ... good video 👍

    Randy RobinsonRandy RobinsonPrije mjesec
  • Por fovor suptitulos en español, queremos aprender mas, gracias

    German Rios OrozcoGerman Rios OrozcoPrije mjesec
  • 15:25

    Bobby LoverBobby LoverPrije mjesec
  • Hug and stab it! That is exactly the way I would do with my 66 nova back in the day. You brought back memories.

    Rowdy Flyer1903Rowdy Flyer1903Prije mjesec
  • Nice tips.

    Rowdy Flyer1903Rowdy Flyer1903Prije mjesec

    nowr2runnowr2runPrije mjesec
  • MOOOM! Zach is humping the transmission again!

    eN eMeN eMPrije mjesec
  • I need to learn to be confident like this gentleman. Speaking confidently on things he may be confused about

    CrimsonSlayer7CrimsonSlayer7Prije mjesec
  • 7:41 do you hear the cops

    Antonio KristoffersenAntonio KristoffersenPrije mjesec
  • he only tells the positive points of switching to a lighter flywheel but doesn´t mention that the job of it is to smoothen the rotation of the crankshaft. Therefore the engine might not run as smooth as with the heavy flywheel.

    #Browniedeluxe#BrowniedeluxePrije mjesec
  • Day 4 of asking for donut media to make a up to speed video on the Ram Power Wagon.

    Conner • 5 years agoConner • 5 years agoPrije mjesec
  • 11:08

    Jacob ForsheeJacob ForsheePrije mjesec
  • I love the pop up about how if your filming for the internet dont help your friend lol 😆

    swapp308swapp308Prije mjesec
  • I run a similar clutch in my car (thick pad 3 puck for an sr20), and I push about 100 ft-lbs more torque than it is "rated" for and run it really hard with zero issues. Exedy rates their clutches to the kind of torque the clutch can continuously handle while absolutely beating the crap out of it. Where as other companies rate their clutches at their max single pull capacity. It's kind of like if Exedy sold cars they'd rate their hp by wheel hp while everyone else rates by crank horsepower. It doesn't sound near as impressive, but its the more realistic number.

    Jeff SwansonJeff SwansonPrije mjesec
  • Hey! Order Batts!

    DePyroDePyroPrije mjesec
  • Electromagnetic Clutches is it worth it ?

    Nouri HamidaniNouri HamidaniPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Your clutch that you installed is still a “sprung” clutch, and that’s why it still feels similar to how it did stock. If you had gotten an unsprung clutch with the same puck pattern it literally would be a light switch as you described.

    Ryan SahlRyan SahlPrije 2 mjeseci
  • I too wish the tuning gods would drop a free part for my build. Lucky you!

    Romi ArkanRomi ArkanPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Anyone else see the r35 at 16:30

    Nihal TahirNihal TahirPrije 2 mjeseci
  • what' about flywhell ?

    Gustavo DGustavo DPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Did he spray water in his transmission?

    Kalan MorneauKalan MorneauPrije 2 mjeseci
  • Female Human: Doing makeup for eight hours. Female Transmission: She's out and it only took eight minutes.

    Ultimate Xlr-8Ultimate Xlr-8Prije 2 mjeseci
  • If Mr Beast started a mechanic channel

    D HD HPrije 2 mjeseci
  • :)

    S8n RxnS8n RxnPrije 2 mjeseci
  • This is a great video. Love this series

    Captain514Captain514Prije 2 mjeseci
  • I think it's extremely important to point out that you should NOT try to remove your transmission unless you at least have someone with you that's a ASE certified mechanic.

    Byron ArachnicusByron ArachnicusPrije 2 mjeseci