Are Big Brakes Worth It?

2 Sht 2020
1 129 973 Shikime

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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  • 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-3 orë më parë
  • Anyone know if there's any pros or cons to swapping a 99 Dodge ram 2wd drum breaks to pad breaks?

    IProHeadhunterIProHeadhunter2 ditë më parë
  • favorite show on donut by far keep it up boys

    ryan schlegelryan schlegel3 ditë më parë
  • Miata slowly becoming a beast

    Irvin GonzalezIrvin Gonzalez3 ditë më parë
  • But the cost, those are like 2500$ kit if not more

    The b4dcompanyThe b4dcompany4 ditë më parë
  • My family’s motto is “do it right the first fucking time dumb ass”

    NotMr. CleanNotMr. Clean5 ditë më parë
  • Unsprung weight: ur mom! Lol classic

    Torque Racing ProductionTorque Racing Production6 ditë më parë
  • You sink money into big brake kit but still has solid rear discs. That seems kinda dumb.

    Mike ChinMike Chin7 ditë më parë
  • Ha! "your mom!"

    Emmanuel-Lewis SneedEmmanuel-Lewis Sneed7 ditë më parë
  • Zach is my new Paul Walker

    priit kaldapriit kalda7 ditë më parë
  • A

    levi reynoldslevi reynolds8 ditë më parë
  • 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 Bionerd10 ditë më parë
  • Why the front caliper isnt radial too ?

    jim chrisjim chris11 ditë më parë
  • It would probably be better just to change the front on the Miata?

    S TS T11 ditë më parë
  • Need some videos on old trucks

    travis garciatravis garcia11 ditë më parë
  • big brakes vs dual calipers?

    MEH manMEH man12 ditë më parë
  • I was here for 3 mil but... I’m broke and I still can’t get stickers

    NovaZocket52NovaZocket5212 ditë më parë
  • They really snuck a yo mama joke in there

    Isaac SolorioIsaac Solorio13 ditë më parë
  • 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 Syed14 ditë më parë
  • 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 Magnuson14 ditë më parë
  • Your mom is on the list for unsprung weight. That made my whole day.

    Dylan BrineyDylan Briney14 ditë më parë
  • 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 Ahmad14 ditë më parë
  • Bro like 2 years ago donut had like 100k subs holy cow. Been here like 4 years lol

    Zachary PreteZachary Prete15 ditë më parë
  • But, why is my mom unsprung weight?

    Squatting OtterSquatting Otter15 ditë më parë
  • Where’s my

    daniel montanodaniel montano15 ditë më parë
  • 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 STI15 ditë më parë
  • 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 STI15 ditë më parë
  • 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.

    actionjksnactionjksn16 ditë më parë
  • Your mom. Is unsprung weight. I love mom jokes!

    Lightning McKurtLightning McKurt16 ditë më parë
  • Whats the background music at 10:45?

    Jesus GarciaJesus Garcia16 ditë më parë
  • 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 Taylor16 ditë më parë
  • 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 56116 ditë më parë
  • At least I have unsprung weight.

    Daniel EspinosaDaniel Espinosa17 ditë më parë
  • On my g35 i had like a napkin of clearance between the rim and caliper

    Barlos2xBarlos2x19 ditë më parë
  • How you manufacture the wood rampas?

    Jorge SantosJorge Santos20 ditë më parë
  • I like big brakes and I cannot lie.

    BOYGENIUS538 _BOYGENIUS538 _22 ditë më parë
  • Is that nos behind the seats?

    Joseph CoupalJoseph Coupal22 ditë më parë
  • Hydro e brake install?? Ehh?

    Jordan WhitcherJordan Whitcher22 ditë më parë
  • Just a man shopping for pads

    kacper rskikacper rski22 ditë më parë
  • I didn’t order one in time ;~; I’m upset

    Ethan MarxEthan Marx23 ditë më parë
  • Would i be able to upgrade with stock rims on an 02 accord?

    christopher kingchristopher king23 ditë më parë
  • Your mom 🤣🤣

    Nicholas FieldNicholas Field23 ditë më parë
  • 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 Voll23 ditë më parë
  • 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 dream23 ditë më parë
    • @GNranger Or, I was thinking, why not just get better and more expensive brake pads and put them on OEM brake rotors?

      meme dreammeme dream22 ditë më parë
    • @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 dream22 ditë më parë
    • 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.

      GNrangerGNranger23 ditë më parë
  • 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 Hazard23 ditë më parë
  • Not gonna lie my 14” 4 pot Brembo BBK always puts a smile on my face

    sk8punk318sk8punk31824 ditë më parë
  • Is the s14 next on money pit

    jarryd grimesjarryd grimes24 ditë më parë
  • I like how he's touching the rotor with his hands, which can contaminant the rotor

    James TrostelJames Trostel25 ditë më parë
  • you only need to chang the breakfulid every 2end year

    sebastian tvetesebastian tvete25 ditë më parë
  • Safety glasses!

    William TAWilliam TA26 ditë më parë
  • 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 Phil27 ditë më parë
  • 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 Walsh27 ditë më parë
  • CJ dont need big brake, CJ can respawn !!!

    EVANEVAN27 ditë më parë
  • This was great. It’s awesome when someone’s talking and doing the job. Flows perfectly.

    Michael FigueroaMichael Figueroa28 ditë më parë
  • 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.

    StuntcatTVStuntcatTV28 ditë më parë
  • What's the name of the song in the intro?

    NexNex29 ditë më parë
  • clever your mon joke in the unsprung weight description :)

    Joshua GeiselJoshua GeiselMuaj më parë
  • 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 AmigoMuaj më parë
  • A new paint job is next.

    Renato ManiagoRenato ManiagoMuaj më parë
  • That miata needs a paint correction baaaad

    Francisco ArguetaFrancisco ArguetaMuaj më parë
  • Anyone know the song at 10:40 ??

    Robert O'FlahertyRobert O'FlahertyMuaj më parë
  • This guy reminds me of Brad from Bon Appetité

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

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

    DILYSIDILYSIMuaj më parë
  • im not a mecanic but i think its not recommended to use the emergency brake when its fresh new

    Rinor HFRinor HFMuaj më parë
  • Is that a nos bottle in the back?

    JDMitch014JDMitch014Muaj më parë
  • Forgive me donut for I have sinned: I have yet to change my brake fluid yearly

    Stuart TrapaniStuart TrapaniMuaj më parë
  • 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.

    zzzzzzMuaj më parë
  • 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- ThingsMuaj më parë
  • Was that a nos bottl?

    cristian garciacristian garciaMuaj më parë
  • ThE BiGGer Is BeTtER....

    Tigran MelconyanTigran MelconyanMuaj më parë
  • Not the miata again

    JTguven -JTguven -Muaj më parë
    • That poor car has gone through so much

      JTguven -JTguven -Muaj më parë
  • Are turbo kits worth it?🤔

    XrS BlessedXrS BlessedMuaj më parë
  • Can I have your Miata please

    Kevin NunezKevin NunezMuaj më parë
  • what`s up with the WAY TO MANY ADS ?!

    LeymarxDLeymarxDMuaj më parë

    Pablo OrtegaPablo OrtegaMuaj më parë
  • 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 OneMuaj më parë
  • 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 ALgones 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 GARAGEMuaj më parë
  • Who made the beat @11:00 ??

    boombam powbopboombam powbopMuaj më parë
  • 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 4010Muaj më parë
  • 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 nixMuaj më parë
  • 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 🙏

    MaxMaxMuaj më parë
  • I know this is late to mention but 8:03 "Your Mom".

    ChexChexMuaj më parë
  • 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)

    BaconX12BaconX12Muaj më parë
  • Hahaha your mom is unsprung weight 8:05

    Jeff HigginsJeff HigginsMuaj më parë
  • I love those damn birds

    Cory EspositoCory EspositoMuaj më parë
  • I want the song at 10:45 so bad

    Simphiwe NgcoboSimphiwe NgcoboMuaj më parë
  • 1 mil views 👍🏼

    SinOnControllerSinOnControllerMuaj më parë
  • so how much did the brakes cost in total?

    vili kuusistovili kuusistoMuaj më parë
  • 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 NelsonMuaj më parë
  • Bro you're colorblind that's orange

    Oscar FosterOscar FosterMuaj më parë
  • Can you turbo the miata

    Sam KanzlerSam KanzlerMuaj më parë
  • Come on y'all let's make 5m subs

    Nick KNick KMuaj më parë
  • Honestly better than the hi low Zs

    R SmithR SmithMuaj më parë
  • Man it's crazy that this channel is so big now

    The Bomb DigityThe Bomb DigityMuaj më parë
  • I was chaching up to high low and I missed the sticker nooooooo!

    Bullzeye DroneBullzeye DroneMuaj më parë
  • how does he know where in the brake disk to put the caleper ?

    pablokss366pablokss366Muaj më parë
  • Do a turbo kit

    jesus hernandezjesus hernandezMuaj më parë
  • lmaoo 8:05 “your mom”

    Connor McCullyConnor McCullyMuaj më parë