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WILL IT RUN? Turning The Key After 5 Years [$10,000 Rear Engine Challenge] 

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After years of neglect and shed storage, we're attempting to get this old VW Buggy working again so it can go head to head in a race with Martys JDM MR2. With just $10,000 each to buy and fix a car, we have to get our nuggets working and ready for battle!
But seems old VW's can be temperamental and need some extra love. After a complete carburettor rebuild and a complete new fuel system, we're trying to start this car for the first time in half a decade. But some of the parts we need to research have had questionable Google results... (make sure your Safe Search is on)
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Mighty Car Mods
Mighty Car Mods 8 months ago
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MrBrander
MrBrander 8 months ago
Who's Cheryl and why he's appearing in your videos? @ 9:16.
Marley91crx, SI
Marley91crx, SI 8 months ago
Rex h has some things to say about mcm but idk mcm ben doing them for a while and seem to be doing ok
Marley91crx, SI
Marley91crx, SI 8 months ago
Chris h got ome things to say about ya auzzys
Jake Caissie
Jake Caissie 8 months ago
@chb2 official his names moog, and if you look up moog youll get his songs
weegaz22
weegaz22 8 months ago
@Dick kallerhan Watch the first video again, the rule is the engine is not allowed to be in the front of the car, so either of them are fine.
Dan Phillips
Dan Phillips 11 days ago
9:17, text behind gingers’ back, who tf is Cheryl
Gabriel Kat
Gabriel Kat Month ago
anybody knows the track at 9:20 ? please
fex ede
fex ede 2 months ago
Can we talk about the foot @ 7:22 ?
Just another random person
You should take this around Bathurst
Ryan Hensley
Ryan Hensley 3 months ago
who is Cheryl? better yet considering he was talkin about checkin the health down there...ill guess shes someone who gave on of yall the clap, or she has vag cancer of some sort....
AnotherClown
AnotherClown 3 months ago
Moog's a scat man!
John
John 3 months ago
Isaac speaks in 1.5x
thekickingmule
thekickingmule 4 months ago
Is Isaac related to Tuning Fork? I would definitely believe it if you said they were related
The D3athHunter
The D3athHunter 4 months ago
What is the song at 6:40??
Petter Källman
Petter Källman 4 months ago
Why are you not just telling us that you're sponsored by Ryobi and WD-40 Company? :/ Because it sure seems like it, but I might be wrong.
michalsveto
michalsveto 4 months ago
Why do You have to use a piece of hose on the plugs? In Europe we get specialized sockets with rubber inserts to hold the plug in place, easy to get in & out. I've seen people from US do the same recently, and I just wonder if you do not get this simple tool?
XRPkes _bigcheese
XRPkes _bigcheese 5 months ago
9:17 behind the guy is a "Hi Cheryl" lol
DeepPastry
DeepPastry 6 months ago
Do not look up "2 Girls, 1 Cup"... Which is what "scat cam" would lead you to.
Atiq Fajar
Atiq Fajar 6 months ago
Damn ur buddy is lit.. He's so excited and knowledgeable
Michael Howe
Michael Howe 6 months ago
I can understand why to never Google the word "scat cam". That is grot and disgusting.
zee rowe
zee rowe 6 months ago
Moog is the first person I've heard say Hyundai correctly
Garrett Quigley
Garrett Quigley 6 months ago
as soon as I saw the mug I thought of Binky
Lewis Hall
Lewis Hall 6 months ago
Who was singing at 17:37
mudbug212
mudbug212 6 months ago
the engine is still a rear-mounted VW 1600 flat four, but bored and stroked out to 2110cc. info found here.( www.justcars.com.au/news-and-reviews/lynx-lunar-buggy-behind-the-build/11824
Over Yonda Adventures
Who is Cheryl?
Jack
Jack 6 months ago
Who the foot is Cheryl?
The Captain
The Captain 7 months ago
Big Preach to "we don't do pattern or any of that crap" haha
Decay X Misty
Decay X Misty 7 months ago
We love a good VAG
BT
BT 7 months ago
Does anyone what is the song in 20:28-20:40? Thanks
Elle Woodcock
Elle Woodcock 7 months ago
It is like a cockroach
captain supermaket
captain supermaket 7 months ago
quad carbs this is definatly a 2k engine
captain supermaket
captain supermaket 7 months ago
and also aluminium block
Mitchel Cool
Mitchel Cool 7 months ago
I haven’t watched mighty car mods in this many days. Time for a marathon
Ezra
Ezra 7 months ago
Dude this guy you got is a vw genius
Jeffrey SmokeyBones O'Malley
Dude non turbo and unreliable Volkswagen. Its cool looking but its gonna get smoked by the Toyota turbo mr2 and the mr2 is tuned lol.
Liamv4696
Liamv4696 7 months ago
22:06
f dx
f dx 7 months ago
Scat cam eh? Must have been a blue waffle moment.
Champagne Lewis
Champagne Lewis 7 months ago
I don't like sand. It's course and rough and irritating and it gets everywhere.
ItsAldwin
ItsAldwin 7 months ago
Please don’t search scat cam! Please! I did it so you don’t have to.
Keith August
Keith August 7 months ago
Binky shoutout! 😁
Mohd Shaffik
Mohd Shaffik 7 months ago
the toe always get me hahhahaha
Jody Adriaans
Jody Adriaans 7 months ago
Hi Cheryl!
T. M.
T. M. 7 months ago
Marty sure looks like he has some serious competition
Koito rob
Koito rob 7 months ago
Shouldn't you be calling it the MOOG Buggy? Who is Cheryl? If that was my car i'd drain ALL of the oil out. After refilling, just remove the HT lead so you don't get a spark and then turn the engine over on the starter until you hear the note change and the speed drop. If you have an oil pressure guage then you'd crank it until you saw the correct pressure. Then, knowing you have full lubrication, you can pop the HT lead back on and go for ignition. That's funny, when i heard 'scat cam' i immediately heard Martin shout, "Yeah, scat. The car is scat!" I we wouldn't mean anything to do with jazz...
OdinMSC
OdinMSC 7 months ago
From Russia with Love !!! You are the BEST !!!! 👍👍👍👍👍👍 Mr2 must win 😊
Justin Woodland
Justin Woodland 7 months ago
Love the Project Binky reference. Also happy to see Turbo Yoda blow his beverage on Project Binky
Stephen Allen
Stephen Allen 7 months ago
7:19... That is a foot
Copley Engineering
Copley Engineering 7 months ago
anyone else see the "Hi Cheryl?" at 9:16
Berndhardiner
Berndhardiner 7 months ago
Why don't you give the cars a quick round with a pressure washer before you work on it? All that dust and dirt combined with stick new parts on it make my eye twitch :D
Gavin Roth
Gavin Roth 7 months ago
Hi Cheryl?
WasabiCars
WasabiCars 7 months ago
Watching the montage at 5:30 and knowing how jealous Marty would be of that engine access with regard to MR... プー
Васек Петров
what track is playing 14:30?
fergie88ify
fergie88ify 8 months ago
Main thing I took from this video is I can't stop hearing the way Moog says Isaac with so much thought each time. Like he doesn't want to get his name wrong lol. I Zac everytime. Only me?
Sydney Ulvick
Sydney Ulvick 8 months ago
hi cheryl
Bob Brown
Bob Brown 8 months ago
bet tuning fork is thinking "dammit I cant make money off this one"
Sean dylan thomas Rauchert
😷"Living and dying laughing and crying" 🖤🤓master of puppets🤘performance VAG❤🇨🇦🤤
MTC Racing
MTC Racing 8 months ago
THE FOOT GETS ME EVERY TIME HAHAHAHAHA
Darron Roulaine
Darron Roulaine 8 months ago
916 "hi Cheryl" lmao
joseph9755
joseph9755 8 months ago
hell yeah for the Detroit Michigan hat 10:36.
Prashneil Mudaliar
Prashneil Mudaliar 8 months ago
Googling scat cam in “images” was a bad idea 😅
hellcat1988
hellcat1988 8 months ago
The pure joy of suspense I felt when I heard him say "scat cam" and Moog pulled out his phone to google it with no hesitation AT ALL was worth watching the video for.
Rob R
Rob R 8 months ago
Hi Cheryl 👋🏻
LeadBlastin22
LeadBlastin22 8 months ago
Why does it seem like their end goal of everything is to literally make a "skid"? Who cares about "skids"? Also does that car even have a suspension? Why are you thinking about putting it on a race track?
General Makaba
General Makaba 8 months ago
YUP! SCATCAM is a No go!!!
doliio volay
doliio volay 8 months ago
You know because of you Moog I literally stopped and looked at a rail buggy now I’m going to text drive it Thanks for influencing me xD
scarnage175
scarnage175 8 months ago
Love the 9:16 - "Hi Cheryl" lolol
doliio volay
doliio volay 8 months ago
Love the HI CHERYL!
Evan White
Evan White 8 months ago
Loser has to sell their car!
Milkman69ner
Milkman69ner 8 months ago
Hitler wanted his cars reliable
Brendan Doyle
Brendan Doyle 8 months ago
I can tell now that it's not just a tarted up standard type 1 engine, it looks like it was built to make some power. The compression sounded really high when it was cranking over. I'd bet it is probably putting down 135-150 HP or so, should be a screamer.
eioshen boboi
eioshen boboi 8 months ago
Love what you guys do, but i seriously doubt that archaic flat four lump of scat parts could ever beat a non turbo mr2, never mind a snail equipped one. 🤷🏻‍♂️
Jonathan Keats
Jonathan Keats 8 months ago
Bahahaha If you reach right out and touch it (use toe) you can feel the sand
greg f
greg f 8 months ago
don't race in the rain ...that's your cryptonite.no skin on .
rentaspoon
rentaspoon 8 months ago
I hate sand..
morphman21
morphman21 8 months ago
PLEASE DON'T GET RID OF THIS.
sotuur aeei
sotuur aeei 8 months ago
Awesome knowledge fron Isaac. Should feature him often after this is all over 👍
Lucy Rowe
Lucy Rowe 8 months ago
you should buy a Lamborghini and off somewhere and make it into the newest coolest Lambo Genie
sotuur aeei
sotuur aeei 8 months ago
scat man
Anton Czerwinske
Anton Czerwinske 8 months ago
Please remove the muffler at the back, it looks ugly and you can possibly get some more perfomance out of it.
rfnslick
rfnslick 8 months ago
Who's cheryl ? Lol I saw that
Jeffrey Cormier
Jeffrey Cormier 8 months ago
Who is Cheryl?
PJ Sinohin
PJ Sinohin 8 months ago
wonder how they feel now www.evolutioncustomindustries.com/moonbuggy.html
huttio srreu
huttio srreu 8 months ago
Out of interest, why don’t you usually fill the oil filter before installing? This is something I’ve always done
PJ Sinohin
PJ Sinohin 8 months ago
this explains why it got dust in the eninge vimeo.com/120648962
huttio srreu
huttio srreu 8 months ago
7:20 I almost choked on my lunch... LMFAO
Ian K
Ian K 8 months ago
Who is cheryl and nice big toe lol 😂
Stephen Bosworth
Stephen Bosworth 8 months ago
Love the HI CHERYL!
MN7L
MN7L 8 months ago
311 people own MR2's
bssni touir
bssni touir 8 months ago
What are some good swb 4wd to get?
Ian Cooper
Ian Cooper 8 months ago
Love what you guys do, but i seriously doubt that archaic flat four lump of scat parts could ever beat a non turbo mr2, never mind a snail equipped one. 🤷🏻‍♂️
bssni touir
bssni touir 8 months ago
I could smell the oil lol.
Thomas Borg
Thomas Borg 8 months ago
Haha, "disco the battery". Great lingo.
J R
J R 8 months ago
binky!
Arne Hulstein
Arne Hulstein 8 months ago
Two things... Are you going to be replacing that hideous rear bar from a cheap bicycle carrier for something more menacing? And when is the 400hp turbo scooby swap going to happen... ;-P
Just Tex
Just Tex 8 months ago
Moog what happened to your elbow 11:43 bud?
yaliso gioouy
yaliso gioouy 8 months ago
7:20 I almost choked on my lunch... LMFAO
Sir Charles
Sir Charles 8 months ago
That is one sexy engine. Gotta love that NA goodness.
PontiacPOWA
PontiacPOWA 8 months ago
scat man
Dom's Garage
Dom's Garage 8 months ago
Binky!
Dom Park
Dom Park 8 months ago
Wanted hat , bought hat , head too big
beedsj roiue
beedsj roiue 8 months ago
7:20 I almost choked on my lunch... LMFAO
Tommydargydarg
Tommydargydarg 8 months ago
Out of interest, why don’t you usually fill the oil filter before installing? This is something I’ve always done
Raymond Gilbert
Raymond Gilbert 8 months ago
Take that thing rally racing please! Also that’s so cool, you really have a cool new toy!
dielauwen
dielauwen 8 months ago
A new battery , oil change , and fresh fuel is all you needed to do to fire it up. It is of course a Beetle engine.
trm4life
trm4life 8 months ago
I could smell the oil lol.
Riley Thomson
Riley Thomson 8 months ago
What are some good swb 4wd to get?
ededdynova
ededdynova 8 months ago
Wht happened to the Suberute from road kill video’s? Did the guys keep it, sell it, is it still on the road?
Cody Anto
Cody Anto 8 months ago
I wonder if Moog will see this, but you should totally buy an AMR500 roots supercharger off ebay for just over $300 and chuck him in the moon buggy. Just an idea, not sure how practical it would be though being that you have just under $2000 to spare for the project.
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown 8 months ago
THE us-first.info/player/video/a9WGqYRrio5mZZs.html PROPHECY, IT WILL CHANGE HOW YOU SEE LIFE AND THE FUTURE.
bssni touir
bssni touir 8 months ago
on, coz you always make it look so easy on all the others! #lovemcm
Brandon Hewitt
Brandon Hewitt 8 months ago
The gasket foot!!! Gross! Lol!! Why!!!!
sarran1955
sarran1955 8 months ago
Aaaaaaaaargh....you didn't clean out the sump strainer.............Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaargh, No, really, Cordialement,
Jesse Witts
Jesse Witts 8 months ago
He could SMELL that there was fuel in the oil... SMELL!
seeriu ciihy
seeriu ciihy 8 months ago
Thank you for all that you guys do