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Don't Buy Dollar Store Oil

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Ever thought about putting dollar store oil in your engine? Are you the type of person who takes risks, or thinks expensive oil is all marketing hype? Well today we are going to put dollar store oil to the test.
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  1. Donut Media

    Donut Media

    Uukausi sitten

    Some of you guys correctly called me out for not giving the additives (i.e. Molybdenum) appropriate credit. They’re a small percentage of the volume but I believe do make a real difference in the performance of the name-brand oil, it’s just really complex and outside the scope of what I could manage to test for a quick video like this. I’m going to see if we can figure out a way to really hone in on and test these in a future video. - Jer

    • DysphoricSmile


      8 minuuttia sitten

      Dude, you never COMPARED the dollar store oil to GOOD oil - so why shouldn't we buy it again - as long as it meets the engine's spec??

    • Ash King

      Ash King

      13 päivää sitten

      James I literally throw 200 dollars into my saving account each week so to hope one day I'll buy my dream car. I'm sorry but big foot soap isnt in the budget. Love Dounut though. Great channel.

    • MrKushinator420


      24 päivää sitten

      dude, wtf? Around 4:50 you misspell "sulfur" twice, differently. Once as "sulfer", and once as "salfur". Even your captions don't make this mistake. Get a better editor - hell, are you hiring? That's some middle school level mistake. TWICE. I could do a much better spellcheck job than whatever clown you have running it.

    • Martin Seidl

      Martin Seidl

      Uukausi sitten

      It also has high fructose corn syrup

    • Sujendran Nair Theywaharen

      Sujendran Nair Theywaharen

      Uukausi sitten

      Malaysia's got Petronas' line of engine lubricants.

  2. Eunice Reeves

    Eunice Reeves

    5 tuntia sitten

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  3. Dettlaff Insomniac

    Dettlaff Insomniac

    15 tuntia sitten

    Motul 300v ftw!

  4. cool_snipers


    Päivä sitten

    Bro while watching this I got a penzoil ad

  5. Patrick Carrillo

    Patrick Carrillo

    Päivä sitten

    Personally I'm a Mobil 1 kind of guy But that's just me

  6. Reuben Stern

    Reuben Stern

    2 päivää sitten

    The origins of oil is a bit of a rabbit hole. Some say no one knows how it appears and some people say the earth is a living being and oil is it's blood. Some say Russian oil wells refill because they don't use detergent and mine sensibly whilst the west uses detergent to get the last dregs which stops the well from refilling... which is why some people think it's made by a microbe. The more you know eh...

  7. Reuben Stern

    Reuben Stern

    2 päivää sitten

    If I used cheap oil... or even slightly wrong oil my car would swear and me. It's a VTEC.

  8. Roostertailin'3000


    2 päivää sitten

    Someone got some ideas from Project Farm😂😂

  9. arthur m

    arthur m

    2 päivää sitten

    Pennzoil for life

  10. Cody Kamminga

    Cody Kamminga

    2 päivää sitten

    Any oil is better than no oil

  11. Irishhockey


    2 päivää sitten

    That’s like buying a 1$ steak from dollar tree

  12. Mike Dier

    Mike Dier

    5 päivää sitten

    Tbh Dr Squatch is actually pretty great soap

  13. Jason Antonucci

    Jason Antonucci

    6 päivää sitten

    jeremy looks like tom delonge

  14. Danyal A.

    Danyal A.

    7 päivää sitten

    I do not understand how you could possibly sell engine oil at $1 and still make a profit.

  15. braden


    8 päivää sitten




    8 päivää sitten

    also, whats salfur? Sulphur?



    8 päivää sitten

    Cheap oil has it's purposes, all depends on what car/engine/mileage/use.

  18. k


    9 päivää sitten

    AKA, Made in China

  19. hawkeye fighter

    hawkeye fighter

    9 päivää sitten

    rip off of project farm

  20. Nolan Howe - DCHS 2024

    Nolan Howe - DCHS 2024

    9 päivää sitten

    i love how he says oil like “orial”

  21. TrumpForPresident 2020

    TrumpForPresident 2020

    9 päivää sitten

    Fire this man his videos are useless

  22. Edson Torres

    Edson Torres

    9 päivää sitten

    If I get a Ford Tempo I will use Dollar Tree engine oil.

  23. Binod Dhakal

    Binod Dhakal

    10 päivää sitten

    There is a channel called Project Farm on FItop. The testing process on this video is completely ripped off from that channel. Make something original or give the chanmel some credit.

  24. Andreas Costa

    Andreas Costa

    10 päivää sitten

    2:22 did break your collarbone?

  25. Potardo


    11 päivää sitten

    Hearing Project Farm in my head going "We're gonna test that"

  26. Orlando Gonzalez

    Orlando Gonzalez

    13 päivää sitten

    Donut, what are you smoking? You didn't even give any good reasons as to why I shouldn't buy Dollar Store Oil. Yes, you did seem to give overall good info on what oil is, how it's processed, and other things, but you didn't do any strong testing about how it actually performs inside of an engine compared to Vavelone oil. As a matter of fact, why did you suddenly go and test the oil qualities on the team's cars? That has nothing to do with determining if Dollar Store Oil is good or not. I'm sorry if I'm being harsh, but these things need to be called out because it's basic common sense.

  27. Allen Manor

    Allen Manor

    13 päivää sitten

    Are the misspellings in your animations intentional? Sulfer? Aditive?

  28. RoadsideRootbeer


    13 päivää sitten

    liqui moly is literally the greatest thing you can do to your car, ive used it in all my cars, and my family's cars over the years, and I've only seen improvement. I used to be a big pennzoil guy, but after moly i cant go back.

  29. samsung 21126

    samsung 21126

    13 päivää sitten

    Can't wait until the crude oil runs out so they can finally stop ruining the planet

  30. robert paulsen

    robert paulsen

    14 päivää sitten

    Check out Project Farm if you guys want to see oil brand comparisons with a bunch of brands. I notice the tests are pretty similar to the Project Farm tests

  31. David


    14 päivää sitten

    That’s was a hard video to make. Good job!!! Love it!!

  32. Jack Watters

    Jack Watters

    15 päivää sitten

    Valvoline, yuck

  33. Kyler Sims

    Kyler Sims

    16 päivää sitten

    Mobil 1 all the way!

  34. Joseph Davis

    Joseph Davis

    17 päivää sitten

    Oil is cheap enough that you shpuld never be forced to go with the dollar brand. Your car need the proper unless you want costly fixes not that far down the road.

  35. tyler coloton

    tyler coloton

    17 päivää sitten

    I never knew you could buy this stuf there

  36. Fahri Ali

    Fahri Ali

    17 päivää sitten

    he definitely makes engineering lesson more interesting

  37. Pete DiCapua

    Pete DiCapua

    19 päivää sitten

    Do I have the dirtiest oil? NOPE!

  38. Ian Holmquist

    Ian Holmquist

    20 päivää sitten

    What i want to know is where can you buy fruit stripe gum? I used to love that when I was a littlun.

  39. sk8punk318


    20 päivää sitten

    Man you ain't no "Project Farm"!

  40. Rod Wallace

    Rod Wallace

    20 päivää sitten

    I don't know why but his accent is bothering me.

  41. MB Taber

    MB Taber

    21 päivä sitten

    You guys need to learn how to spell sulfur correctly. @04:50 you spell it sulfer, then @05:02 you spell it salfur.

  42. 209CALI* *

    209CALI* *

    22 päivää sitten

    Sounds like he's adding a R to oil

  43. Caleb Ryan

    Caleb Ryan

    23 päivää sitten

    How can you work at a car media place and drive a Prius wtf

  44. shoopnooop


    23 päivää sitten

    The bad thing is that this channel just went like "this oil has the certification logo but we'll disregard the fact that we can ACTUALLY look up the specific oil and see if it is actually certified" what?

  45. JustJulian


    25 päivää sitten

    Only as a last resort to make it home because you somehow lost a bunch of oil

  46. Remi Ramos

    Remi Ramos

    25 päivää sitten

    So is that Walmart brand synthetic oil any good?

  47. Ingihan Mamut

    Ingihan Mamut

    26 päivää sitten

    #ProjectFarm anyone?

  48. nhunjnhnjkhnkjnhn


    27 päivää sitten

    what does your manufacturer say? if they says semi synthetic A3/C1 oil (that cheap 1 dollar stuff or cheaper) is good, then it's good., whatever valvuline is irrelivant

  49. Alex zoom

    Alex zoom

    27 päivää sitten

    Oof for Nolan

  50. The Zone

    The Zone

    27 päivää sitten

    Almost 3x the average moly...which is fantastic. That's not a cheap adatives. This oil looks good for the price and seems to beat the valvoline conventional it most values.

  51. Kris Michalsky

    Kris Michalsky

    27 päivää sitten

    This is actually showing more of a GOOD REASON to buy dollar store oil. Guys, guys, guys.... Most all oils, even stupid Supertech, is made by the big oil companies, just with less additives and other packages. Why? To hit a certain price point. Can you run dollar store oil for a normal 5,000 mile oil change, fvck yes you can. Do most people do this, NO. Why? They don't trust the oil, so they still spend the cost of say like Mobil One, and run with that for their recommended oil change interval. Do I use dollar store oil, fvck no. Why? An oil change these days only costs around $30 and that is using full synthetic oil, which has been proven to be better than conventional oil which only costs a few dollars less. Thank you drive thru!!! :-) Just make sure the oil has the little API "Donut" and you'll be good. See what I did there, see, see??

  52. True


    29 päivää sitten

    I thought his name was Dr. Workaholic lmao

  53. Lisimba Chioke Jahi Yazid

    Lisimba Chioke Jahi Yazid

    29 päivää sitten

    Does this mean I can use $1 store oil with 3rd party additives (Lucas, Mystery, Purple, etc.) and get similar protection as straight Valvoline, Pennzoil, etc?

  54. Jokerman1215


    Uukausi sitten

    Oh hey look at that. They did the sample date on my birthday 😁

  55. Joshuar Jöcks

    Joshuar Jöcks

    Uukausi sitten

    That's the good Thing in Germany. When the package says 5w 40 It is 5w 40 because it's heavily regulated

  56. J Williams

    J Williams

    Uukausi sitten

    Dude hasn’t had his drugs yet today you can tell hahaha😂

  57. Martin Ramos

    Martin Ramos

    Uukausi sitten

    So you basically gave no real reasons to not use dollar oil. In fact, you actually gave reasons to START USING dollar oil!!! It's just as good as valvaline oil, meaning that it actually ISN'T the best oil. You totally destroyed your own reason and video title in this one. Disappointing.

  58. Alex Gallardo

    Alex Gallardo

    Uukausi sitten

    Donut Media is starting to make videos strangely similar to @projectfarm (Project Farm did it first).

  59. Muranaman


    Uukausi sitten

    Project farm tests XD

  60. Scoot Scoot

    Scoot Scoot

    Uukausi sitten

    We just use dollar store oil as chain lube! 🤠



    Uukausi sitten

    It’s good stuff to flush tho

  62. rjcass33


    Uukausi sitten

    Base oils: Canola oil Vegetable oil Essential oils Baby oil Motor oil

  63. Haile Yuen

    Haile Yuen

    Uukausi sitten

    Why has b2b turned into great value science garage?

  64. Jorge Santos

    Jorge Santos

    Uukausi sitten

    I am sorry Donut, but the most important in the USA is to FOLLOW THE MANUFACTURER instructions and CHANGE your FILTER and OIL (like Scotty said "oil is cheap, engine not). About the quality of the oils, that is a job delegated in API. The best oil for normal daily use is ANY synthetic oil. L love your your shows guys, especially Money Pit. MORE POWER BB!!!!

  65. bobiseverywhere


    Uukausi sitten

    If you want a fun and easy to understand oil comparison check out Project Farm and his oil testing. He has some great videos and tries to come up with ways that us as consumers can test out product marketing claims or performance and compare brands and so forth.

  66. Clay Ferguson

    Clay Ferguson

    Uukausi sitten

    4:48 I’m just convinced that the guys who do the graphics just can’t spell anything, it’s sulfur

    • Clay Ferguson

      Clay Ferguson

      Uukausi sitten

      5:11 ok where the fuck did they get salfur from

  67. JustJake


    Uukausi sitten

    I think you were severely misinformed about how oil is created under the earth. 1. It doesn't need millions of years, uniformitarians have clearly got you there. You just need lots of pressure over a short amount of time to create oil. It's possible to do in the lab.

  68. Andrei ierdnA

    Andrei ierdnA

    Uukausi sitten

    The title of this video should have been "Don't Buy Conventional Valvoline"

  69. Shards of Ass

    Shards of Ass

    Uukausi sitten

    Is it donut or project farm? 😂

  70. Michael Grossman

    Michael Grossman

    Uukausi sitten

    "Don't buy dollar stor orl" I heard orl, orial, roral and oil rarely. Dude oil isn't hard to say. There is no r in oil, sorry to be nitpicky but this is an oil episode Pronunciation: Oy•yal but one syllabi I formatted it into 2 to be easier to read.

  71. Omp Omp Cat

    Omp Omp Cat

    Uukausi sitten

    Pennzoil has good commercials

  72. rayford21


    Uukausi sitten

    Screw Donut Media and their long pre-show advertising. Bye

  73. Samuelfish


    Uukausi sitten

    So basically, Valvoline oil sucks ass.

  74. bildough


    Uukausi sitten

    Is this project farm? Lol

  75. Jameson Hardcastle

    Jameson Hardcastle

    Uukausi sitten

    That dr squatch add was better than the ones they produce!!! Loved it!!!

  76. Zachary Redmon

    Zachary Redmon

    Uukausi sitten

    Amsoil or bust

  77. Jeff Lee

    Jeff Lee

    Uukausi sitten

    theres only one full synthetic oil and its made by pennzoil

  78. Tropic Nebraska

    Tropic Nebraska

    Uukausi sitten

    *Amsoil bros have entered the chat*

  79. I_Choose_You


    Uukausi sitten

    Of course the Toyota and Lexus would be on top 🤙

  80. Darkdracox


    Uukausi sitten

    Jeremiah is my favorite host on donuts now 🤭

  81. ——-——-


    Uukausi sitten

    Penzoil ultra platinum is the best motor oil you can buy in stores. Amsoil is a bit better, but not enough to justify the price increase and difficulty to buy.

  82. spacegangsta


    Uukausi sitten

    What IS the reason for not buying the $1 oil? Did I miss it?

  83. Abdul-Rahman IsAwesome

    Abdul-Rahman IsAwesome

    Uukausi sitten

    Lol did he just call me a oil hoe?

  84. vdubn88


    Uukausi sitten

    Liqui Moly all day everyday.

  85. william staten

    william staten

    Uukausi sitten

    Video compromised by sponsor

  86. Steve Walker

    Steve Walker

    Uukausi sitten

    A great video. Well done guys.

  87. Weekend warrior garage? Do it yourself

    Weekend warrior garage? Do it yourself

    Uukausi sitten

    Hey why didn’t you test AMSOIL LOL

  88. Ricardo Pesenti

    Ricardo Pesenti

    Uukausi sitten

    5:01 *Sulfur.

  89. Ricardo Pesenti

    Ricardo Pesenti

    Uukausi sitten

    3:48 that animation is so bad xD Sorry. They are the same! Heavy Hydrocarbons are heavy because they are longer chains, which makes them higher boiling.

  90. Ste Flo

    Ste Flo

    Uukausi sitten

    Shot are you kidding me I had to spend $8 a quart on some joe shmo oil

  91. Gauixiuz


    Uukausi sitten

    If my car has 250 hursepurse disel german power i can run on that 99c oil no problem! Aint nothing wrong with that.

  92. Gauixiuz


    Uukausi sitten

    SKIP to 2:02 you can thank me later.

  93. Octane Street

    Octane Street

    Uukausi sitten

    Whoa whoa whoa whoa whoa... Whose early S197 is that at 15:01 ? I know Nolan used to have one but he sold it, so who owns that Beaut?! Haha #S197Gang EDIT: Oh you show it seconds later hehe. I thought he sold his Mustang a while back? Damn. Stoked that he still has it :)

  94. Sergio Martinez

    Sergio Martinez

    Uukausi sitten

    So what's the verdict on dollar oil?

  95. James Stotz

    James Stotz

    Uukausi sitten

    someone at donut watches project farm.

  96. xxinsufficiency


    Uukausi sitten


  97. Dalton Michaels

    Dalton Michaels

    Uukausi sitten

    There's really only a few manufacturers of base oils. Chances are even this dollar store oil shares a lot in common with whatever oil you believe to be the gold standard is made from. The main difference will be the additives package they add to the base oil. Which does make a big difference but not always for the better. There is a lot of myths about engine oil and not alot of hard science to sift out the BS. however i find this tech article extremely helpful.

  98. Pikachulova7


    Uukausi sitten

    Song around 13:00?

  99. David Kurtz

    David Kurtz

    Uukausi sitten

    This looks a lot like project farm's video. You guys should check it out too he does really good un bias testing

  100. Jonathan Serrao

    Jonathan Serrao

    Uukausi sitten

    Wait, you guys are changing oil?