This Civic Needs to go IN THE BIN (EP7)

2021 11 آوریل
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We finish putting the the engine back together so it's finally ready for it to go IN THE BIN... and by bin, we mean the car.
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  • OK OKAY OKAAAY... you asked, we did it... here's the shirt:

    Mighty Car ModsMighty Car Modsپیش ماه
    • But I want the Marty face on the shirt!

      Jesse WJesse Wپیش 24 روز
    • We need some mighty mod ghost shirts now

      vape catvape catپیش ماه
    • I just bought one of your 'International Federation of Automotive Purity' T shirts for my son. He's 26 but has not cottoned on to the joke at all and happily wears it when he's out and I think even when he went to his girlfriend's parent's house yesterday. Absolutely hilarious- thanks gents for the brilliant t-shirt and great vids. 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

      Aunty MaryAunty Maryپیش ماه
    • @JACK BEETS ⁹1.n n

      cameron jonescameron jonesپیش ماه
    • So stoked to see you guys building a honda cant wait to see this thing smoke Moog's minicooper

      Alekzander DelatoldjaAlekzander Delatoldjaپیش ماه
  • I don't know Marty doesn't scratch his watch wearing it whilst working on cars. One touch face on it.

    Jim PropertJim Propertپیش 12 ساعت
  • I'd take electric over a similar petrol engine any day if I can still tinker on it.

    bakagenius1001bakagenius1001پیش 19 ساعت
  • Waiting for Rob's comment on what Marty was talking about at 13:50 P.S only OG mighty car mods fan will understand

    Adam ThomasAdam Thomasپیش 2 روز
  • Electric cars.... it suck..... the sound and more from a gas car is the best!

    jraskin carcleaningjraskin carcleaningپیش 5 روز
  • Electric is interesting, but I'm a combustion engine kind of person. I think sound does have a good bit to do with it, but I don't think it's all. I think it's the overall experience. Like, you can watch a concert on your TV, but it's not the same as being there.

    Praise The SunPraise The Sunپیش 8 روز
  • 19:06 for voiceover and music

    Dillon LukeshDillon Lukeshپیش 8 روز
  • Pro tip - zIp lock bags and a sharpie...

    AngusAngusپیش 9 روز
  • That first start up after working on it for weeks/months, that first idle burble, blipping the throttle and the smell, all that would be missing with an E build. Electric is cool and has it's place in the market, hydrogen is the way for petrol heads to move forward and with technology manufacturing today we can easily pull off multiple approaches to replacing patrol.

    AngusAngusپیش 9 روز
  • Yeh, I'm definitely one of those "weirdos" with a 2001 KJ Verada Wagon. There's definitely a community out there, was the fastest 6 cyl for a while many moons ago, decades actually! Did the 3.8 engine swap, brakes, full exhaust, suspension, tyres etc. Up for sale if there's any weirdos out there interested!

    Lo WangLo Wangپیش 9 روز
  • As someone whose running a stage 2.5 clutch with a light flywheel in my FRS I will say they are AMAZING for tracking and driving hard, but you do NOT want to daily one. In stop and go traffic/slow traffic it is PAINFUL as the car will shake, jerk and shudder like the space shuttle Columbia because you can’t shift as fast when moving slowly, and the sensitivity is wildly noticeable

    Vic 97Vic 97پیش 10 روز
  • wheres the loctite on the flywheel bolts?

    lyndon.mlyndon.mپیش 13 روز
  • EVs are garbage. They’ve been promoted as the “ecological choice” but that’s a lie.

    Matthew TaylorMatthew Taylorپیش 13 روز
  • ICE all day fuck electric

    R2DLeeR2DLeeپیش 14 روز
  • He said doo doo 😂

    Lee BradleyLee Bradleyپیش 14 روز
  • theres a ghost in the workshop

    Xodiac CapricornXodiac Capricornپیش 15 روز
  • I've been very excited for electric cars in the future, but the only concern I've had with this concept of a B16E is that manufacturers have more abilities nowadays to make life harder for us enthusiasts. You can just make your own aftermarket mechanical parts to replace the OEM stuff and nobody can stop you, but with serialized electronics and other similar parts it's not impossible to imagine that you'd have to modify every single electronic part on your car first for it to recognize your maaad mods. I'd be satisfied with hardparking a stock electric car at the KFC parking lot, sure, but I want to be able to modify my car too. Then again, I can't afford a proper car to mod in the foreseeable future anyway. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (I'll be buying a nugget sometime this year hopefully, you know it's getting neons and everything)

    DerinDerinپیش 18 روز
  • Moog is completely correct about the sound. Car companies spend millions on sound design for the doors closing alone. Because a heavier sound makes people feel safer and thus are more likely to buy the car than if it has a hollow soft sound. It's also the same reason many people put new exhaust systems. Many times the increase in performance is negligible but it makes it sound better.

    Joshua LinderJoshua Linderپیش 18 روز
  • I do think that modding gas driven vehicles into electric powered vehicles is right around the corner. They have made some cool looking electric converted mustangs.

    Christian KrotzerChristian Krotzerپیش 18 روز
  • My first car was actually the American version of the magna, we call it the diamante

    Timothy MendesTimothy Mendesپیش 18 روز
  • Wouldn't you put timing belt on out of car before putting in car

    Ren WatsonRen Watsonپیش 19 روز
  • Young and cool petrol power or diesel or full size petrol and equal size electric both in one car

    Ren WatsonRen Watsonپیش 19 روز
  • Honestly, electric just wouldn't be the same. Sure it would be fine as a daily driver, but all the magic and excitement would be simply gone. That's what I feel like anyway.

    Filip ButkiewiczFilip Butkiewiczپیش 20 روز
  • Did the switch from 4g63 to an EV. Id be lying if i say i dont miss the the Evo. Different driving sensation overall. Miss the 5 speed mt

    J SolJ Solپیش 20 روز
  • I think the question of “will petrol engines die out?” Is a simple one. It’s all pretty much answered with watches and clocks. Most will be electric, and in many ways more accurate and less to maintain. But people will pay for the engineering and classic feel of mechanical. It’ll cost more and require more maintenance, but the new luxury with be mechanical in a few decades. Just like a Rolex.

    Chuck Under FireChuck Under Fireپیش 21 روز
  • 👍🏼🤘🏼😎

    The Michael VortexThe Michael Vortexپیش 21 روز
  • Why does Moog sound so sad this episode

    TotalDbagTotalDbagپیش 21 روز
  • Transmission swap + clutch change on a honda motor was the first mod I did in my back yard back in the day :P

    BatmanBatmanپیش 21 روز
  • Concerning the difference between an EV and ICE car, a really easy comparison to draw is with trains. Electric locomotives are cleaner, more efficient, more reliable, quieter and so on versus steam locomotives, but steam locos are much more exciting visually, aurally and by smell.

    Iain JonesIain Jonesپیش 22 روز
  • 5:07 - that was uncomfortahble to watch, was that a tip from the Honda forums too?

    ChlorateChlorateپیش 22 روز
  • I think with the silence of an Emotor in a ICE chassis you will hear all the squeaks and rattles. Better just have a purpose built chassis for the E motor.

    Tad Tomita-BoskovicTad Tomita-Boskovicپیش 22 روز
  • Sorry but I will never go electric

    julie dropulicjulie dropulicپیش 22 روز
  • I think electric cars are cool but, until they have the same range and can be recharged as fast as you can fill your tank with petrol, I'm out. Unless, electric is the only option. I agree with Moog and think there is a sound component to driving a vehicle. Is driving better or worse with out it? That's a good question.

    Michael EdenMichael Edenپیش 22 روز
  • Wait! Did they use thread lock?!?

    Mark AlibozekMark Alibozekپیش 23 روز
  • Why you don't want to blow a seal? 😂😂😂

    Claudio BettiClaudio Bettiپیش 23 روز
  • I’ve got a 50s Chevy truck hot rod and I am seriously considering doing an electric motor swap. Tesla will sell you a drive unit for about 10 000 USD.

    Evan CarignanEvan Carignanپیش 24 روز
  • I’m not sure why...but I’ve got a hankering to buy the entire WD40 product range now

    ArfArfپیش 24 روز
  • Yeah, I reckon!

    Jesse WJesse Wپیش 24 روز
  • your workplace is 100% haunted by VTEC

    davespirosdavespirosپیش 24 روز
  • Genuinely want to eventually make my JZA61 CelicaSupra an EV when a worthwhile becomes mainstream - approx that $9k range ya know.

    Tyson ElderTyson Elderپیش 26 روز
  • You can't have The Wiggles playing while you drive, you need A Place to Hide feat JS7 blasting from the speakers!

    lowereddlowereddپیش 26 روز
  • I would electrify my Civic in a heartbeat! It will probably be faster than my D16Y7 lol.

    ClockRocketClockRocketپیش 26 روز
  • I'd sub to Two Ol' Dickheads! Electric motor are interesting and we know they are fast. Really fast. I don't think they will ever give me the same thrill that combustion has given me though. There is room for both, for now, but I mourn for the inevitable loss of our petrol motor sports. Ahhh the price of "progress".

    xreddracoxxreddracoxپیش 26 روز
  • I did the same thing with all my bolts when I blew my motor and got a new one. First time doing a swap. It was a nightmare. Lol

    Unseamingstew01Unseamingstew01پیش 26 روز
  • Yes it SHOULD be MT because then you couldn't fit it to your automatic box by mistake... You keep banging on about the orange colour, yet when you look around your garage there are several things of similar colour. Would you say the colour is shit if BRUCE McLAREN was still alive? It looks like McLaren orange to me

    Koito robKoito robپیش 27 روز
  • HAHAHAHHAHAHHAHAHHAHHAHHAHAHA Barra-Constricter is bloody gold

    Ash RAsh Rپیش 27 روز
  • LOL... I'm not the only one who uses a tek bit as a punch.

    roger cotterellroger cotterellپیش 27 روز
  • "do you believe that the shop is haunted, or was it all just an elaborate hoax... you decide"

    Bryan CBryan Cپیش 27 روز
  • If I could convert to electric as cheaply as swapping an engine, I would swap to electric.

    Robert SavelloRobert Savelloپیش 27 روز
  • Poltergeist is back 23:27 - 25:05

    Mario TrespecesMario Trespecesپیش 27 روز
  • You two could claim to be brothers, and nobody would second guess you(except everyone that's been watching for years lol). It's awesome how well you dudes get along, super dynamic, and it keeps it interesting.

    Jey LeeJey Leeپیش 27 روز
  • In my opinion the amount of torque you get out of an electric far outweighs the fun of the extra sounds you get from an engine. The first time you drive a proper electric vehicle built for performance you won't care that it doesn't make cool sounds. Now if we could just get batteries that were worth a shit it would be great.

    Paul MohrPaul Mohrپیش 27 روز
  • If EV cars came with Star Wars sound effects Id be more compelled to buy Electric.

    B-Red FilmsB-Red Filmsپیش 27 روز
  • With the question of electric vs petrol engines... The biggest issue I have with electric cars is the whole no gears / one gear thing, that would drive me nuts. Automatic cars are already boring AF. If there was a traditional manual transmission electric car I'd be interested.

    MaxwellMaxwellپیش 28 روز
  • I want a fast electric but i really really like engine and turbo sounds.

    Da jakerDa jakerپیش 28 روز
  • Ur car came with a ghost

    Time Travel63Time Travel63پیش 28 روز
  • I fucking knew Moog was gonna eat that crisp at the end :))))

    TrueBlueEG8TrueBlueEG8پیش 28 روز
  • I fucking knew Moog was gonna eat that crisp at the end :))))

    TrueBlueEG8TrueBlueEG8پیش 28 روز
  • I fucking knew Moog was gonna eat that crisp at the end :))))

    TrueBlueEG8TrueBlueEG8پیش 28 روز
  • That jump-scare... Marty spins round... Y'all need an exorcist! (Marty trying to maintain his composure, is too much!! LOLZ!)

    Richard HoadleyRichard Hoadleyپیش 28 روز
  • What about threadlock on the flywheel and clutch bolts?

    TheMattbrownbillTheMattbrownbillپیش 28 روز
  • Moog with the Air Jordan ones! Nice kicks!!!

    Dieselsmoke305Dieselsmoke305پیش 28 روز
  • The sound of boost is exactly why I love driving my cars!!!

    s70driver2005s70driver2005پیش 28 روز
  • Wooow Moog barraconstrictor I hate myself for laughing at it

    akimboturboakimboturboپیش 29 روز
  • What you said about the impact wrench is wrong, that's a speed control. I suppose slower rotation speed and thus also lower impact frequency (not force) will give you better control, but it's not actually limiting the torque, unlike a clutch on a drill-driver.

    B.D.B.B.D.B.پیش 29 روز
  • Nope, even if the outside was a Civic having a electric motor would feel like tooling down the freeway with a vacuum cleaner imho.

    Moe GrizMoe Grizپیش 29 روز
  • there is a ghost in your garage lol

    Quoc LuQuoc Luپیش 29 روز
  • Boys!

    Mike LindseyMike Lindseyپیش 29 روز
  • Electric cars may ... save the planet ... buttttttt... what will happen to all the stuff that is in those millions of batteries and what about all the steel and plastic in the cars themselves ... Interesting fact most of the native forests in Europe were cut down and BURNED by the 1600s... the rest were cut down and used to make coking coal for steel production to feed the industrial revolution. The only way to truly save the planet is to stop doing all the things humanity has done to impose order upon chaos... Making concrete, Making steel making things from plastic etc ... good luck making an iPad out of recycled coke bottles and paper. It ain't gonna happen. This is a one-way journey and the Kyoto emissions treaty isn't gonna stop it. Keep burning dinosaurs boys, as many as you can for as long as you can.

    Surf NomadSurf Nomadپیش 29 روز
  • in 27:51 you can see the rims :D

    pstrnkapstrnkaپیش 29 روز
  • Pro tip, When using the alignment tool to align the clutch don't just slide it all together and bolt it down. 99% of the time the tool is hard to pull out like yours was and then you have a hard time aligning the transmission. Which is no fun when your bench pressing it up from under the car. It took me a while to figure out but you want the alignment tool to slide in and out very easily with minimal resistance. Just mess around until you can get the tool to go in and out smoothly. Your transmissions will go in like butter.

    dan nelsondan nelsonپیش 29 روز
  • No loctite on the flywheel bolts, brave! 😨😨

    MrWardy369MrWardy369پیش ماه
  • Please make video JDM Turbo Diesel Engine like toyota runner 2LT modification to run faster. Thanks mate.

    berkatscooters bandungberkatscooters bandungپیش ماه
  • You have ghosts in that garage...

    Jacob CoulombeJacob Coulombeپیش ماه
  • Marty Car Moogs... in da bin... lets go... send it.... bird up...

    SirPhoenix KnightSirPhoenix Knightپیش ماه
  • I just can’t get excited about these episodes. Who cares about a b16. Build a 300hp k-series.

    Mike HedrickMike Hedrickپیش ماه
  • Flywheel bolts could have used a little bit of loctite!

    Kcberettam9nerKcberettam9nerپیش ماه
  • You guys got some poltergeist ghosts dropping stuff around in the back there 🙄😂

    Mark BramMark Bramپیش ماه
  • The old Mitsubishi Factory in Adelaide has been redeveloped into a "new suburb" called Tonsley park. There's tafe and flinders uni campuses there now. It still uses the old factory frame which is cool that it hasnt just been flattened to the ground (like what is being planned for the Fisherman's Bend Holden base.) Before Magnass and Sigmas it used to be a Chrysler factory where they built Valiants and mad old stuff like that. (I guess the changeover happened with the whole DSM thing) I used to live over the road and learnt to drive in the carpark when it was still a disused factory. (In a 380 no less.)

    Damon LangleyDamon Langleyپیش ماه
  • When's MCM gonna do a Magna build?

    DanielDanielپیش ماه
  • Good stuff, good times!

    Iron Horse GarageIron Horse Garageپیش ماه
  • No electric for me. I agree that the sound and smell matter for the experience

    Dave ChamberlainDave Chamberlainپیش ماه
  • Marty I want to hear vtec with my turbo it’s just to good sorry not on board with electric power Honda

    islandhondaislandhondaپیش ماه
  • I have an idea what you can do with this car rather than conventionally boosting it - 8 years ago, you guys made a video, mythbusting electric superchargers. Basically a fan in the intake which did fuck all. Nowadays, they're actually in use in some of the newer German cars (stock) to reduce turbo lag. Companies have made them well enough to work properly - like phantom electric superchargers and torqamp electric turbochargers. I think it'd be awesome to see one of those on this civic, just to see how far the tech has come in those 8 years!

    Haseeb SheikhHaseeb Sheikhپیش ماه
  • You got to fight, for your right, to drive cool cars! Even if they discontinue internal combustion engine cars, we should be able to drive around in our old cars like the heritage railroads that still continues to drive steam trains, so should we, to keep the knowledge and parts flowing for having our ICE cars running.

    SohaveSohaveپیش ماه
  • They could have just removed the cover and made removal and install 10x easier and reseal the cover as well. Edit: nvm they noticed at the end lol

    Jose MalinaoJose Malinaoپیش ماه
  • Trdlrz!

    XantteboyXantteboyپیش ماه
  • I used to fly racing drones and the sensation of instant torque with electric is immense, but the noise from an engine and turbo or even vtec gives you a different sensation of pleasure.

    coziFPVcoziFPVپیش ماه
  • Electric cars = zero driving pleasure. No manual greabox, no shifting the gears, no clutch pedal, delicate operation of it, no rev matching, no heel and toe. No sound of the engine, of the exhaust. No power delivery with the rpm increase (with electric motor, the higher the rpm the lower the power)...

    Ауто камере Србија / Dash cams SerbiaАуто камере Србија / Dash cams Serbiaپیش ماه
  • The texture is important when we eat. The sound is important when we drive. I don't mind electric cars and I don't mind change. But there is something about it that kick-starts my heart with the explosions in the engine, just like when I enjoy a crisp sallad or a meaty stake.. Think of it like eating a "soup lasagne". Great taste, but no texture.. Fullfilleed?, no..

    Kevin WarychKevin Warychپیش ماه
  • I respect an electric engine but I'd never get one. The acceleration aspect is incredible but I just prefer a genuine engine. I'll go petrol/diesel at worst a hybrid until the UK culls off petrol and diesel with stupid prices at the pumps. The sounds of the vehicle is what keeps me buying cars, take away the sound and you've got the opposite of s Honda Civic 😂 No noise but super fast acceleration

    CxHxZzCxHxZzپیش ماه
  • Engine sounds kooler than motors in my opinion. But great video Moog was on point with thoughts into the future very good video guys

    Quillan ThrasherQuillan Thrasherپیش ماه
  • It would not be the same. But I would probably live with my 323 even if it was electric

    dvank88dvank88پیش ماه
  • penguins are always seal pullers

    iamskozaiamskozaپیش ماه
  • I like the voiceover 😁.

    elliot Selliot Sپیش ماه
  • Your garage is definitely haunted.

    Aaron MorganAaron Morganپیش ماه
  • It takes a special kind of stupid to think a VW Audi is superior to a Honda.

    s stevensons stevensonپیش ماه
  • Lol ..that one time that one guy told you guys to get back to the "driveway days"...

    Johnathan SmithJohnathan Smithپیش ماه
  • The entire experience of a petrol engine is what drives me to love cars. It's a full sensory experience minus maybe the taste. Electric is cool for a novelty of "Oh wow it just goes and fast" but that's just one piece of the experience. I fear more and more that my hobby of cars will be killed by corporations lobbying for environmental change while they can't seem to practice what they preach, and by countries that pollute heavier than my entire city over the course of a week in a few hours.

    Michael PerrellaMichael Perrellaپیش ماه
  • All the mugen and skunk spirits in the back

    JayTuned 203JayTuned 203پیش ماه