Busting Fast & Furious Lies with Science
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The Fast and Furious franchise has given us car nerds a lot of enjoyment. These movies help shape the culture of the automotive world we live in, one quarter mile at a time. But on another hand, they also led us astray when it comes to the actual physics in some of their more famous scenes. “Busters” turbo hack, 100mph in reverse, doing a wheel stand WHILE doing a burnout? Today on Bumper2Bumper, we are gonna take a look at some of these feats of impossible physics and break out some engineering truth on some of our favorite Fast and Furious myths. Let go!
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  • Donut Media
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    • Rayhant Aji Chatulistiwa
      Rayhant Aji Chatulistiwa


    • Alpha Ghost
      Alpha Ghost

      Fuck raid shadow

    • Josh Burns
      Josh Burns

      The cellular network hack also wouldn't work based on the sheer size. Many cellular networks cannot handle all the incoming calls of natural disasters, so with the normal use of day to day people and the additional thousands to tens of thousands (no clue how many cars just assuming alot looked like a busy city) of additional lines opened all at the same time to do the hack would just crash the whole network.

    • Juju Gohard
      Juju Gohard

      Blake wilkey can do a wheelie..

    • ich bins Tim
      ich bins Tim


  • Patrick Carrillo
    Patrick Carrillo

    Every movie after furious 7 is complete trash

  • Trevor Strohlein
    Trevor Strohlein

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  • Luke Warmwater
    Luke Warmwater

    no2 is not flamable..... not untill you heat and compress it to sepparate the nitrogen from the oxygen, then the o2 will react with any fuels.

  • Daniel Smith
    Daniel Smith

    NOS isn't flammable. End of story

  • 9 3
    9 3

    fast and forirus hackers can hack 2001 cars lol

  • Plboi. Danny
    Plboi. Danny

    Just let me enjoy the movies 😭

  • Ben Kolpa
    Ben Kolpa

    Most carbs like that holly regulate fuel pressure off of boost pressure from a line off of the hat on top of the carb. So It increases the fuel pressure in the carb proptional to boost so the trick should work.

  • Salty Gamer
    Salty Gamer

    All the people that dislike this video drive a 2001 passat

  • Hephaestus

    I hated the first 3 and then I realized this is all just nonsense and was able to start enjoying them. I don't enjoy them like I think they're good movies, but just turning off my brain and seeing what completely batshit thing they do next. The zombie cars were one of the dumbest things they've done, I love it lol

  • Rhythm 95
    Rhythm 95

    I mean... Yeah. None of this is possible. But, it's supposed to be fun. So lets just go with it, alright? Y'all have been dogging the series way too much lately... Just enjoy it.

  • Cesar Serna
    Cesar Serna

    He has to be the most boring donut guy

  • Cell Blox
    Cell Blox

    10:00 I screamed WaIt tHatS NoT A reGeRA

  • Tony Dambrauskas
    Tony Dambrauskas

    I have a few friends with NOS on their bikes, they have to set it at a ratio of about 7% of the fuel mix, you can't run an engine just on a high ratio of nos !

  • MLGmounted

    whole movie fast&furious is a fiction

  • bryon steik
    bryon steik

    Well good thing I stopped watching that movie series after the second one.

  • eric carney
    eric carney

    It's funny you debunk the wheelie burnout because they did the same thing in Fast 4 except I don't believe they had the burnout.

  • Diezel Pwr
    Diezel Pwr

    @10:19 Pretty sure it's a 69.

  • rejected_playzz

    Ngl I don’t think anyone cares

  • Potardo

    Gotta love that brand placement. I think the only clear as day emblem shown in that hack scene was the Maroon Honda Odyssey.

  • lol wut
    lol wut

    okay i gotta say this: first of all i still like the 2001 FF as corny as it is. second... i fucking love calling people "busters"

  • Scp- 999
    Scp- 999

    Raid does it again

  • Chubbza5

    What about boost reference carbs?

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    ronnie garland

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  • counterPoppy

    So the slowest car on the island had a turbo!

  • Andres Bonilla
    Andres Bonilla

    Aint tryna be that guy but 2 Fast 2 Furious was legit they went to driving school in the behind the scenes

    • Bayern Munich 82
      Bayern Munich 82

      but there's still the problem of the 100 mph reverse

  • dogegamer 2995
    dogegamer 2995

    At the beginning of this video I was (for some reason) hearing “Hello internet! Welcome to Car Theory!”

  • Raj Nair
    Raj Nair

    this is easily one of the best youtube channels period

  • Snuckle 2
    Snuckle 2

    G wagon can do 60mph reverse

  • Nim K
    Nim K

    Best searched that cars metallurgy and parts to really know and math would throw you out the way which is where machinery comes in and I’m just saying lmfao. Sorry

  • Nim K
    Nim K

    And!!! Dom had Cuban NOS!!!

  • Nim K
    Nim K

    Zach is best electrical guy, money pit dude. That’s why everybody hates on him Lol! This guy whose doing this video, I can think of better lines to hit the donut media spirit, like just laughs Lol. But he’s cool too...

  • Mrs Rabbit
    Mrs Rabbit

    F&F is the vehicular equivalent of the 10000 bullet Ak47 magazine.

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  • Triangle Boi
    Triangle Boi

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  • Sriram Gadiparthi
    Sriram Gadiparthi

    NONE of em are possible YOU CAN THANK ME LATER

  • xt hydra
    xt hydra

    do a wheelie with the car then discharge oil on the tires of a very specific viscosity to reach a very specific traction to RPM to torque ratio

  • Eric Mauli Jr.
    Eric Mauli Jr.

    The point on the turbo Charger and Cars is Maybe right, But there is a way where you put the Boost on the fuel pressure, then you Need a Valve which hold the fuel pressure 0.3bar over the Boost pressure. Then you have a safer way to have enough fuel for things like that. Just saying

  • Antibody Entertainment
    Antibody Entertainment

    you see, the fast and furious saga is a superhero movie series with a 4-5 movie build up to the actual super hero shenanigans. so physics and science do not apply :P . on a serious note, there are cars with 2 reverse gears on the road today, and there exist engine/transmission combos with 3+ reverse gears, so maybe buster could actually go fast in reverse. MAAYBE brian being former FBI with access to a kick ass garage, souped up the car with a kick ass 3 speed reverse mode transmission.

  • DJ Nasion
    DJ Nasion

    5:50 technically chemistry lies... 😅

  • Riscaper

    I have question. Is colored continues fire from the exhaust possible? Like spraying unburned fuel and adding fresh oxidiser (maybe even NOS) and lighting it up may give a continuous fire. And adding some chemical in that mix like boric acid (for green) color the fire?

  • Finn Swann
    Finn Swann

    The part where the wastegate is clamped/vacuum is removed would actually work as just because there is a higher air to fuel ratio the extra air would still create a power boost but will be running less lean and now canisters can definitely explode u say they can’t because they are not flammable yet u then go on to say how there is an open flame to ignite it

  • Garrett Muir
    Garrett Muir

    :40 i have a helmet cam crash video of the exact same corner lmao

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  • GTA5onlineCARmeets

    Shiiiiiiit haha 😂

  • Benny der Vogel
    Benny der Vogel

    there was a car that could back up as fast as it could go forward. the DAF 44 with variomatic. so this is possible. but yes not with the shown cars. ;-)

  • Sparkly Games
    Sparkly Games

    The more I see these videos the less I want to watch the fast and the furious

  • Loughlin Maginn
    Loughlin Maginn

    I think this video will ruin the movie franchise for me lol 😂

  • Hey My Dude
    Hey My Dude

    James esoteric shirt is esoteric

  • Robert Myles
    Robert Myles

    Everybody loves to misinterpret the exploding nos scene without thinking logically about HOW it could cause a fiery explosion. The nos tank is sitting generally overtop the gas tank. When it explodes, the gas tank gets ruptured. This rupturing will cause sparks, not to mention the car is already on fire. The resulting explosion of the gasoline filled fuel tank is where the actual fiery explosion comes from. That's what we see happening in the movie. Myth is 100% plausible.

  • Wind of change
    Wind of change

    Without watching the video itself I can tell you the depiction of NO2 in FF is completely false lol. Nitrogen can blow your engine yes, but for different reasons and when it does blow its just a piston or rod through a block at worst, not a huge fiery ball lol. Its not explosive and the complete opposite of flamable, its literally a liquid that freezes once it reacts with open air, you could light a tank on fire or shoot it and all it would do is release the pressurised gas, no fiery explosion.

  • mike atkinson
    mike atkinson

    Kinda feel like if you put a bottle of nitrous in a flame, it would explode


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  • Ehan C
    Ehan C

    If it’s not real then how did I just watch them do it🙄

  • Yadhav Maharaj
    Yadhav Maharaj

    The film doesn't have to make sense

  • Reece Taylor
    Reece Taylor

    Will you fuck off picking apart a classic film

  • VirtualGriefer

    i definitely understood everything you said

  • James Wood
    James Wood

    A zero day exploit means an exploit that is new, no one else knows about.

  • SupraMarc

    Technically, at least 2 points are wrong. Firstly, with enough lb/ft of torque, a car could smoke its tires whilst performing a ‘wheelie’, for a very layman example; a car produces 2000 lb/ft torque and its drag radial tires puts up to 1000 lb/ft of torque to the ground which in turn causes the car to exceed its mass/power ratio and lift the front end, yet the additional 1000 lb/ft torque spins above the rating and produces the aforementioned tire smoke. Secondly, although NO2 is not a flammable gas, it is a compressed gas when bottled and utilised for use in cars, so although the gas itself will not add to the flames, once the container is ruptured, it would explode and send debris flying.

  • saul m
    saul m

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  • Friend Bubble84
    Friend Bubble84

    In some ealier VW types u could install the some parts of the gearbox in the wrong direction and it would run. Just now u have 1 gear forward and 4 reverse

  • scottie stuart
    scottie stuart

    Your wrong about blow through carbs jetting. The fuel is increased by a boost referenced regulator.....although pulling the wastegate line would produce more boost than the fuel pump could handle.

  • Kishislife

    Jk for the first one couldn't it happen with slight lag. As in after it starts up wait transfer plus power lag would push it up then give it the boost to burnout for atleast a split second (sorry if that makes no sense)

  • siamsurf

    1:59 the look of shame, after telling an obvious lie.

  • Jason Lacy
    Jason Lacy

    missed two things on turbo wastegate lies. Other reason to regulate boost so you don't throw too much pressure and blow the head gasket. Second reason, fuel supply pressure must exceed turbo pressure, excess turbo would not only need more fuel but without increased fuel pressure will resist fuel entering and cause less flow.

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  • SDRIFTER Abdlmounaim
    SDRIFTER Abdlmounaim

    ...my childhood is a lie.

  • 1pfuller

    These movies are dumb as shit tbh

  • wyrazowfkp

    In theory you can do a light burnout -- and then do a whellie --- especially on the normal asphalt ..... It would require almost perfect conditions --- as the tires are cold they have limited traction, and while hot they have significantly more traction.... Since the tire getting hot gains traction -- it is somewhat possible to do that not starting with high rpms (at first light burnout while next going for a wheelie) but the smoke will end quickly as the car would go --- exactly like in the movie. In the movie it was fake probably as they take a lot of shots of the same scene -- still it is possible :)

  • shalmon shelare
    shalmon shelare

    no matter how unrealistic it is , still F&F is my fav car movie franchise!!!!!!

  • hardik

    Brian was running a gallo 24 he can do anything 😂😂😂

  • Jrodfpv

    5:21 By adding more "Ockagen" we can add more fuel and therefore we can get more power. 😂 good stuff bro. My stepdad says Oggsgyxen 🤣

  • Michael Sookoo
    Michael Sookoo

    Why a degree in physics isn't fun like that

  • Zato's Workshop
    Zato's Workshop

    Question about the NOS part. If the car is already on fire like shown in the clip couldn’t it heat up the bottle of nos causing it to become more pressurized due to the temperature change? And once the Nos bottle exploded wouldn’t it feed the flames with more oxygen? It may not cause green flames but I thought that’s why nos was illegal on the street? Because it could cause injury to first responders and firefighters in the case of an accident

  • marc Habbaki
    marc Habbaki

    I have read somewhere that this is actually popular to use random transmissions in cars in Cuba and have like 3 or 4 gears to go backwards. I don't know why would they use it anyways except for very fast backwards street racing😂😂😂😂😂😂

  • Otakahunt

    Donut Media, if that wastegate trick isnt possible then could you explain how Nissan R90ck driven by Blundell was able to reach completely new top speeds on the mulsanne straight back in the day despite having broken turbo? they say its wastegate was stuck closed. The engine probably broke afterwards but regardless it was given a big boost to power. Its obviously a racecar but would be cool to hear how did that work and why did that work and not this one? Worth a video? :D

  • mikea hiooi
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    • mikea hiooi
      mikea hiooi

      700 torque and his car has a thousand or more I think the wheelie burnout mix could be possible

  • Paul Englehart
    Paul Englehart

    What happened to the arm brother.?????

  • Kwaku Frimpong
    Kwaku Frimpong

    I hate you

  • eddygor

    Wheely burnout is possible. End of story

  • Mason Marshall
    Mason Marshall

    Said something about not being able to spin the wheels whilst wheeling? This lad does it on the dyno facebook.com/watch/?v=378440203510855

  • H J Harrison
    H J Harrison

    If the oxidiser bottle was damaged it could make more flames. Explosion is still unlikely though.

  • mrkilljoy6

    Could it be that the danger of the nos was that the cylinder was under pressure and fire and a pressurised cylinder isnt a good mix? Idk about nos tanks but i do know that pressurised oxygen cylinders are pretty dangerous

  • The Retro Engine
    The Retro Engine

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  • Tareq Jawdat
    Tareq Jawdat

    but those aren't lies! I call it art! they never said its true lol, we watched n enjoyed it n so did you! now you're callin them liars, how rude

  • Don Thraen
    Don Thraen

    You're full of crud on the reverse issue I have driven my stock pickup in reverse at 41 mph and could have gone faster but my turn wase their I've dun it several times

  • dcptiv

    in the intro he missed the 15 speed gearbox's the cars had.

  • Donaven03

    I’d like to see the equations for the safe being pulled by 2 chargers lol

  • fyunite k
    fyunite k

    thats what happened when you copied legend of speed and made it fast and furious, its like comparing RWB & Pandem to know whats real & whats not

  • Carl Soll
    Carl Soll

    9:43 That reminds me of Fast and Furious 5 - Right after the Bank Vault heist, the 2 Chargers seem to switch into their ‘2nd Reverse Gear’ as they speed off with the Safe.

  • David Shane
    David Shane

    lol Crown Vic has zero hackable functions. Those taxis are staying put lady

  • Nutopop

    I comment on every video I watch.

    • Shauka Hodan
      Shauka Hodan

      oh my GOD it keeps getting better

  • Solgaleo

    But NOS is in a compressed can so even tho nitros oxide isnt flammable it can still go boom. Though that doesnt make the exploding eclipse anymore likely just saying cans of compressed air can explode just not into fire

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      Shauka Hodan

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  • Ian Lerner
    Ian Lerner

    on the point of the first one, idk about you but when I've done burnouts in my car still gets pushed forward and if I let off the brakes entirely I will usually start moving forward 20 feet then the wheels firmly grip the ground and the burnout ends. Suffice it to say, my car doesn't have half the amount of torque it would need to pop a wheelie but if he needs 700 torque and his car has a thousand or more I think the wheelie burnout mix could be possible

  • Ronnie Rawdawg
    Ronnie Rawdawg

    this dude looks like an undercover cop trying to buy weed at a highschool party

    • Dirty Asian Mafia
      Dirty Asian Mafia

      Lol the "graduate" with man wrinkles

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  • Shell Cracker
    Shell Cracker


  • Ahmed Kazikian
    Ahmed Kazikian

    If it’s the O2 in NOS that matters, can we just pump straight oxygen into the engine instead? Why or why not?

    • Tomi Nagy
      Tomi Nagy

      "Nitrous oxide easily liquefies under pressure, so you can store a lot more of it in a bottle than you can gaseous oxygen, which does not liquefy. source: auto.howstuffworks.com/oxygen-engine.htm

  • I don't read comments/replies
    I don't read comments/replies

    I hate faf so fucking much fam

  • Giancarlo De Castro
    Giancarlo De Castro

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