Is an Aftermarket Intake System Worth It?

2020 7 اكتبر
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This week on Money Pit, we're going with the flow - Air Flow that is. Getting more air into your engine is the key to making power. We're replacing the whole intake system to see how much more power we can make on the dyno!
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  • Anybody else come back to see when Zach borked up the PCV system?

    KevinKevinپیش 3 روز
  • Nothing better than a man farting in his garage (change my mind)

    Anastasis ParastatidisAnastasis Parastatidisپیش 6 روز
  • Zach: i have to weld a bung and a nipple Me: hehe nice 🐸

    Eli WilliamsonEli Williamsonپیش 10 روز
  • Dudes farting while fixing cars. Awesome.

    Honeydew83Honeydew83پیش 10 روز
  • Seems like an awful amount of work and money to get 10 measely horsepower. Mebbe you' d have better results if you USE A TORQUE WRENCH.

    Chuck HallowellChuck Hallowellپیش 14 روز
  • @zackjobe what do u think about Honda Civic to modify? And which thinks to modify?

    Jack SparrowJack Sparrowپیش 16 روز
  • This is jshlatt with the hat backwards 😎

    Finn DugmoreFinn Dugmoreپیش 20 روز
  • Oooo nipples lol

    Inhuman FilthInhuman Filthپیش 21 روز
  • Did you try using itb to your miata?

    Metztli YTMetztli YTپیش 23 روز
  • is it okay if i change the intake manifold but stock throttle body and stock exhaust???

    ツʝμѦRĘžẕẑツʝμѦRĘžẕẑپیش 27 روز
  • Get rid of the 180 loop on the air intake 90’s and turns on air intakes restrict air flow substantially

    Lil SlattLil Slattپیش 28 روز
  • If you put an aftermarket short ram air intake in, and your engine light comes on for MAF sensor, how do you go about troubleshooting it?

    SteelCityWarriorSteelCityWarriorپیش ماه
  • I used to own a Lenovo Y50-70 too. Keep those body screws tight on that laptop it'll fall apart.

    Aaron HillAaron Hillپیش ماه
  • What's the deal with an ad every minute?

    Justin RizzoJustin Rizzoپیش ماه
  • Dont you need a new tune when you change that much internal cubic inches?

    Royalty_31 VorzRoyalty_31 Vorzپیش ماه
  • If you just install a cold air intake, is that bad for your whip?

    Alec 747Alec 747پیش ماه
  • say gosh not god

    Nathan PitzrickNathan Pitzrickپیش ماه
  • I'm glad I'm not the only one that will start my car with my right foot on the clutch if I'm not in all the way lol

    McKenna HodgsonMcKenna Hodgsonپیش ماه
  • If your ever finish this car and ik it a project car and project cars are never done but can you do a FD rx7 next

    Ethan BrownEthan Brownپیش ماه
  • i enjoy the thinking and effort that goes into these but its sad that my 1984 turbo efi goldwing makes a lot more than 112.75 hp, ps also is a naked goldwing with all aluminum custom nothing is stock lol

    Boosta CoostaBoosta Coostaپیش ماه
  • This week, Zach looks exactly like Taco from The League

    Justin SarvelaJustin Sarvelaپیش ماه
  • The $700+ spent on this intake and throttle body could have gotten a 5.3 and 4l60e to swap in and make more power NA than $11,000 and "eventually getting a turbo" ever will XD.

    ZaradomerixZaradomerixپیش ماه
  • $720 in parts... plus tax... plus shipping... for 7.25 horsepower... That's over $100 per horsepower... Quick physics lesson, an intake will make you ZERO horsepower unless your exhaust system was better than your old intake. You can only pull in as much air as you can push out without forced induction.

    ZaradomerixZaradomerixپیش ماه
  • hi i was wondering from where is to buy some of the Exhaust parts and so since my car is 2003 infiniti i35 and i looked to chenge its Exhaust from start to the end ???

    alexander fainchteinalexander fainchteinپیش ماه
  • All that effort and you didn't port the intake manifold?!? Dude, that is what would have given your numbers.

    buzzcrushtrendkillbuzzcrushtrendkillپیش ماه
  • pause it at exavtly 7:48 trust me its worth it his face looks like a pedaphile.

    Davyd PikeDavyd Pikeپیش ماه
  • am I the only one that dead ass smealded that fart?

    Davyd PikeDavyd Pikeپیش ماه
  • Probably needs a better amp alternator or the alternator is dying

    fox's howlfox's howlپیش ماه
  • Turbo the miata?

    DingDongWentSadDingDongWentSadپیش ماه
  • probably could have had your 10 hp if you port matched

    Seth GlennSeth Glennپیش ماه
  • when you change throttle body of your ass you can fart bigger and heavier

    v8 all the wayv8 all the wayپیش ماه
  • It’s also a mita.. if you had any other car you’d probably get +25 hp

    Jerry RayJerry Rayپیش ماه
  • How long until the turbo you seem like you have plans for it

    Zach BrackinZach Brackinپیش ماه
  • Take the air filter off. It would of made 122whp.

    Max VangMax Vangپیش 2 ماه
  • No pressure in the lines after rest usually isn’t the regulator, it’s typically the back-check valve in the fuel pump assembly in the fuel tank. These valves wear out as cars age and causes the fuel pressure to bleed back into the tank after shutoff

    Ray FinneganRay Finneganپیش 2 ماه
  • Notice how it's not about the numbers only after they've failed?

    LibertyLibertyپیش 2 ماه
  • I like how the end of the video is always a justification of why it's not about the number but we all know it is.

    MarkMarkپیش 2 ماه
  • Woah hold your horses mate! You thought we wouldn't see that atrocious weld @ 11:23 just 'cus you put it out of focus?

    S1lentS1lentپیش 2 ماه
  • why dont rev it more than 7k?

  • Everybody knows that he sticker is the Powah.. duh!

    I Am Me!I Am Me!پیش 2 ماه
  • You should insulate that intake, running across the engine like that is heating up the air as it runs by that long pipe. I know it's temp but it could effect the data somewhat.

    GitGoodLolGitGoodLolپیش 2 ماه
  • 7:40 bro hahaha

    Jason ScottJason Scottپیش 2 ماه
  • Taco bell morning after swampass rippin them

    mr. Hmr. Hپیش 2 ماه
  • Wash your car man, Zach, it's godawful! LOL.

    Kj TanKj Tanپیش 2 ماه
  • Wow I really like how you guys present these upgrades on the car

    Josh LbJosh Lbپیش 2 ماه
  • 4:20, 10 minutes before november...

    AG62AG62پیش 2 ماه
  • As a shade tree mechanic for decades I could tell you that when you put performance / racing Parts on your car or truck You will be sacrificing the longevity of that part for a part that may perform better but will not last anywhere near as long. What most people don't understand is these people that race these cars usually tear them apart at the end of the race and rebuild them For the next race.

    Drone Dome 2Ω CD5Drone Dome 2Ω CD5پیش 2 ماه
  • Double digits? Good luck!

    Drone Dome 2Ω CD5Drone Dome 2Ω CD5پیش 2 ماه
  • "I'm pretty impressed that these work as long as they do with being so dirty" Me with me 92 F-150 shitbox, injectors covered in oil and grease hehe truck go bwahhhh.

    EshetuEshetuپیش 2 ماه
  • Next weeks video: Is getting a good battery worth it?

    Phil EllisonPhil Ellisonپیش 2 ماه
  • Don't try this, its not going to any benefits rather u will get engine check warning soon

    Kugathasan ShanjeevaKugathasan Shanjeevaپیش 2 ماه
  • When she hits me up for the 4th time today 4:20

    Jeran FoxJeran Foxپیش 2 ماه
  • I was hoping he’d show us how he installed the idle air control valve

    Agustin JuarezAgustin Juarezپیش 2 ماه
  • You simply can't buy honesty. You have to get up close and personal with it.

    msumungomsumungoپیش 2 ماه
  • Dude this video was perfect. I knew NOTHING about cars and now I'm learning about all the engine parts and how-to's with this channel

    Anthony FadedAnthony Fadedپیش 2 ماه
  • More like 6.7% HP improvement //

    Aaron SchwarzAaron Schwarzپیش 2 ماه
  • When it comes to tuning I am quite a novice. That being said does he not have to hook up his mass air flow back to his intake system? I guessed as the mega squirt allow for the deletion of the maf?

    Niterider AllenNiterider Allenپیش 2 ماه
  • Dig it, but those oily carbon baked cylinder ports 👀. So cheap oil catch cans...even on NA! Worth every penny.

    Jonathan CorderJonathan Corderپیش 2 ماه
  • Thanks for sharing this

    Make Money NowMake Money Nowپیش 2 ماه
  • Lmao I don't even like miatas but this is definitely the best part of my week. Laughing when Zack curses because you don't expect it but for whatever reason it makes you smile like when a 5 year old says "shit" lol

    Chris LucasChris Lucasپیش 2 ماه
  • 7:40 Donut media: pauses half way through a sentence **shitting pants face..** 🥴💨 Me: 😐 Subscribing...

    TwisTTwisTپیش 2 ماه
  • "I'm on my last nut" I'm dying laughing I'm so immature

    bilinas minibilinas miniپیش 2 ماه
  • Damn $400 intake gives 7hp hahaha I could see this being worth it if it would give a solid 20hp gain at least

    Frank gonzalezFrank gonzalezپیش 2 ماه
  • "I'm on my last nut" I'm dying laughing I'm so immature

    alida flusalida flusپیش 2 ماه
    • Don't want my hose to chafe.

      Ninety Four MotoNinety Four Motoپیش ماه
  • Dont know if my intake is the problem. But I'm having trouble with my NOS car. Thinking I might change to turbo but that's way more expensive. I spent over 150 bucks on NOS and my car wont even start now. I know it's the NOS cause I checked everything else. Spark plugs, fuel pump and lines ect .. for now I guess I'll drain the tank and go back to pump gas.

    Sn1pEr3o8Sn1pEr3o8پیش 2 ماه
    • 6.12 well Zach thats a taper fit not a parallel style fitting.... hence the thread length 😉

      alida flusalida flusپیش 2 ماه
  • Need turbo broooo

    HDSEWAY ;lHDSEWAY ;lپیش 2 ماه
    • @bilinas miniyes but I need it now 😕

      HDSEWAY ;lHDSEWAY ;lپیش 2 ماه
    • You know he’s always saying “it’ll pay off when we pit a turbo in it” or “we’re going to pit a turbo in it”

      bilinas minibilinas miniپیش 2 ماه
  • I've never seen anyone spend so much money to make so little power before. I feel like this is actually an achievement in a weird way haha.

    Mitchell SmithMitchell Smithپیش 2 ماه
  • "I'm pretty impressed that these work as long as they do with being so dirty" Me with me 92 F-150 shitbox, injectors covered in oil and grease hehe truck go bwahhhh.

    Shauka HodanShauka Hodanپیش 2 ماه
  • At least you're taking off parts from a Cali car. Try taking parts off something that old where I live, it's all rusted together at this point.

    Frank KorfiasFrank Korfiasپیش 2 ماه
  • I use colored zip ties to tag lines and harnesses. Just a quick tip.

    Violent TugboatViolent Tugboatپیش 2 ماه
  • You should install a camshaft high performance

    Monroe YorkMonroe Yorkپیش 2 ماه
    • rich "gibby" your tuner saved me! He is an amazing tuner and saved my wrx from disaster because of a previous owners in experience. Thanks gibby!!!! from utah

      Shauka HodanShauka Hodanپیش 2 ماه
  • Great content, thanks for your time spent on us (viewer's) 👌

    Marcelo OliveiraMarcelo Oliveiraپیش 2 ماه
  • What did that do to the mpg???

    Johnathan DamronJohnathan Damronپیش 2 ماه
  • iam imagining things, did he just fart? lol

    Mohammad AfifiMohammad Afifiپیش 2 ماه
  • Is upgrading your engine even worth it? You did so much to your engine but my stock 2005 VW passat still has more HP

    Dimitri TheWhaleDimitri TheWhaleپیش 2 ماه
  • CAIs do not increase power. You changed the entire intake.

    Highball 734Highball 734پیش 3 ماه
  • Whole video: nice and professional And then: 7:40

    Deafault DependenceDeafault Dependenceپیش 3 ماه
  • You should have opted for individual throttle bodies. They allow for more air intake.

    Stephen PStephen Pپیش 3 ماه
  • You know he’s always saying “it’ll pay off when we pit a turbo in it” or “we’re going to pit a turbo in it”

    sehhi vootysehhi vootyپیش 3 ماه
  • Dang that car got more problems than your relationship

    the awesome Kidthe awesome Kidپیش 3 ماه
  • 1:52 "So the first thing is always first" - Zach Jobe Now these are words to live by

    sehhi vootysehhi vootyپیش 3 ماه
    • :)

      sehhi vootysehhi vootyپیش 3 ماه
  • 6.12 well Zach thats a taper fit not a parallel style fitting.... hence the thread length 😉

    Bimbo BagginsBimbo Bagginsپیش 3 ماه
  • have you clean your intake?

    Peter ParkerPeter Parkerپیش 3 ماه
    • 6:29 every z/honda boy ever

      sehhi vootysehhi vootyپیش 3 ماه
  • When you add the turbo I bet you'll get to that magic 122

    BigSlick40BigSlick40پیش 3 ماه
    • @Atarv Hegde easy 220+, 240 is pushing it but damn i’d love to see that

      Tony CruzTony Cruzپیش 2 ماه
    • Well I feel with 15 psi boost , the Miata can make 240+ hrps

      Atarv HegdeAtarv Hegdeپیش 2 ماه
  • A-10: BRRRRRRRRRRT Z: BRRRRRRRRT Zach is an A-10.

    sehhi vootysehhi vootyپیش 3 ماه
  • rich "gibby" your tuner saved me! He is an amazing tuner and saved my wrx from disaster because of a previous owners in experience. Thanks gibby!!!! from utah

    pbandjwrxpbandjwrxپیش 3 ماه
  • all that money on the car and for only 120hp buy a better car lol

    Deku fistDeku fistپیش 3 ماه
    • That’s a sweet hot air intake

      sehhi vootysehhi vootyپیش 3 ماه
  • Please LS swap the miata

    Lucian KovacLucian Kovacپیش 3 ماه
  • You should do a up to speed on the jeep comanche

    Logan JohnsonLogan Johnsonپیش 3 ماه
  • I wanna see the Miata engine swapped and boosted, that would be cool

    EcliphelionEcliphelionپیش 3 ماه
  • I have a question, is a Honda civic of a mazda rx8 a good beginners car?

    Sem EsveldSem Esveldپیش 3 ماه
  • Should have explain although it doesnt apply to this build since it will be turbo charged, but a bigger intake and bigger throttle body will also slow down acceleration, although it allows for higher speeds

    Ya BoyYa Boyپیش 3 ماه
  • Bruh, i just noticed the BMW M3 GTR RC car on the steps of the garage, nice. Been looking for that body for a while now.

    AnthonyTheMostWantedAnthonyTheMostWantedپیش 3 ماه
  • You'll be better off porting and polishing the old intake.

    V LV Lپیش 3 ماه
  • You know he’s always saying “it’ll pay off when we pit a turbo in it” or “we’re going to pit a turbo in it”

    Rock girlRock girlپیش 3 ماه
  • Please reinforce the diff case when you turbo it, it’ll definitely give out because of that dimple

    DomDomپیش 3 ماه
  • :)

    ZackTheMuffinManZackTheMuffinManپیش 3 ماه
  • I wonder how many people have been killed by 10mm sockets from tailgating project cars on the highway.

    Official Elon Musk YouTube ChannelOfficial Elon Musk YouTube Channelپیش 3 ماه
    • That was about $100 per HP ....not bad considering the standalone ECU was $200 per HP

      Rock girlRock girlپیش 3 ماه
  • 6:29 every z/honda boy ever

    Phill, just PhillPhill, just Phillپیش 3 ماه
  • no supercharger myth

    Lazarus ZithrLazarus Zithrپیش 3 ماه