This Paint Costs $2,000 Per Gallon

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Take a look at any car and the color is probably the first thing you'll notice. Because of this, automakers know that paint is an essential part to a car's aesthetic. But have you ever wondered how much time and effort goes into creating that shiny finish? Why does paint on a luxury car cost so much more than a normal car? In today's episode, we'll explain the chemical make up of automotive paint including its basic ingredients, the importance of pigments in the paint development process, and what separates a high quality paint from an average one.

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pcr_idiota 12 օր առաջ
u h h h h h h h h h h . . . . . . . . . g u e s s i l l t a k e p u r p l e i n s t e a d h e h e h e .
WolfTree 17 օր առաջ
I work in the paint industry and this was actually reaaally well explained. Thumbs up!
John McGill
John McGill Ամիս առաջ
I thought that red would be cheaper because the pigment is essentially rust. I remember learning in chemistry that barns were usually painted red because iron oxide is so abundant and therefore cheap and readily available (it's abundant because of it's ease of production during the big bang and nucleosynthesis)
robert phillips
robert phillips Ամիս առաջ
Hi dude! This is too soothing. Your work for sure remind me of Oli Mueller. His drawings hella is like Bayley Jae mixed with a blend of Andy Warhol. He is a new digital artist in the UK. You should most definitely see his YT out and give Oli Mueller a subscribe! 👉 #OliMuellerNewBrush
Spike Original
Spike Original Ամիս առաջ
Use expensive paint to paint some truck nuts
Tom Reimer
Tom Reimer Ամիս առաջ
If you still have it , paint one of James's treuno's body panels. Only one , because it's too nice to take off ,he'll have to do the others to match
Lukas Zimmermann
Lukas Zimmermann Ամիս առաջ
Paint the roll cage of the miata with it
Paul DoItCHEAP Ամիս առաջ
Left over paint comparison temperature torture test - discoloration between the 2 types in oven and sun fade - salt water test, is it better than a marine paint on a metal boat?
Nicholas Marc
Nicholas Marc Ամիս առաջ
“A binder is exactly what it sounds like” *flash backs to high school
magiklok Ամիս առաջ
Why didnt you paint 2 things with those paints, show the difference :(
yeet Send it 22
yeet Send it 22 Ամիս առաջ
Only way they can make videos is because sponsors not at all cool
Tc Tc
Tc Tc Ամիս առաջ
Titanium is mined
Editor Aathe
Editor Aathe Ամիս առաջ
I am going to join in donut media school
Juan Pinzon
Juan Pinzon Ամիս առաջ
Ayo Im learning about the spectroscopy in my AP Chem
j Bosaw
j Bosaw Ամիս առաջ
Maybe paint a hacked bird scooter or E-bike with that expensive paint.
Vertigo1055 Ամիս առաջ
Would it be enough to maybe Highlight one of your Motorcycles inyour collection? It could also be used for certain accent pieces around the studio that are usually in frame.
Florencio Alvarez
Florencio Alvarez 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a sweet bmx with that color
Avro Arrow
Avro Arrow 2 ամիս առաջ
Screw that noise! I'd rather get paint that I know will fade in five years but is so cheap that I could have the car re-sprayed every five years to make it look brand-new again.
Yumac L
Yumac L 2 ամիս առաջ
Painting money pit Miata
Dong 2 ամիս առաջ
paint money pit miata
Jay smooth
Jay smooth 2 ամիս առաջ
Mix the pant and paint your car
350Z 4life
350Z 4life 2 ամիս առաջ
Nissan makes like five versions of silverstone gray. Makes no sense.
Alessandro Pruscino
Alessandro Pruscino 2 ամիս առաջ
Smart jeramiah is sexy. New format of B2B is nice.
Boreal 2 ամիս առաջ
red paint makes the car go faster and increases its mpg, its scientific fact in my brain
Justin Hughes
Justin Hughes 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a valve cover with it.make an ornament of some sort
AspearRanch 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint highcar the most expensive color
Make Money Now
Make Money Now 2 ամիս առաջ
Really like your videos!
S.IN.BAGGER 2 ամիս առաջ
The paint for my motorcycle is $80 per ounce.
Adam B-H
Adam B-H 2 ամիս առաջ
You say red is the most expensive but the fire department chose this color for fire trucks because it’s the cheapest. So I’m confused now
Gurvinder Parmar
Gurvinder Parmar 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a motorcycle helmet with the paint.
Isaiah DeMeire
Isaiah DeMeire 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a massive smiley face
ilikethingsfromjapan 2 ամիս առաջ
ralph wiggum voice: i'm learning
Dale Stephanson
Dale Stephanson 2 ամիս առաջ
I'm starting to think this isn't a confectionary channel...🤔
felicianoabe 2 ամիս առաջ
Why don't you use the paint to color the miata your working on.thats you right? Or give the paint out to a lucky viewer lol
Luis Ibarra
Luis Ibarra 2 ամիս առաջ
Really upset they didn’t actually USE the paint to visually compare if there’s a difference!
Jason Henry
Jason Henry 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint your rims
Damal Chelay
Damal Chelay 2 ամիս առաջ
this is so cool. so cool.
l0seman 789
l0seman 789 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint low car with the leftovers
Matthew Gray
Matthew Gray 2 ամիս առաջ
Pinstripe low car with that paint. Do it for the memes.
OneofMany 2 ամիս առաջ
You should paint nolan with that can my dudes.
Sockeley 2 ամիս առաջ
buy a miata lol
lakshmivallabh 2 ամիս առաջ
Chock-RJ 2 ամիս առաջ
you already have a series exactly for this paint, paint a body pannel of each the Hi Lo cars, se how they hold up in the cali sun, etc
Igor Toebe
Igor Toebe 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a 1000 dolars car with the 2000 dolars paint
zacho cracy
zacho cracy 2 ամիս առաջ
Interesting, I've worked at Dupont and we made black automotive paint that was $250/pint. Hughes Hues or something like that, idk I just ran it never used it. This was nothing compared to the government contracts though. What we charged department stores like Lowe's for a particular paint was $25/gallon. That same paint was sold to the government for $125/gallon bc they like to overpay with taxpayer money. 🤘
keysto Hamilton
keysto Hamilton 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a silver pinstripe design on the money pit miata!!!!!!!
Ian Baird
Ian Baird 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a canvas of some kind with one and then paint the donut logo over it with the other
ddcraun 2 ամիս առաջ
Time to go down to Macco and spray a panel with the cheap and baller paints...duhhh
James Rourke-dunkley
James Rourke-dunkley 2 ամիս առաջ
What do do with the paint... Clearly the answer is paint something on high car...
Michael Almeida
Michael Almeida 2 ամիս առաջ
paint the money pit Miata with both types of silver paint
MrRoboTube 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint one of LoCar's mirrors with it xD
Bordlampen 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint the mx5
CojakSilverBack 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint an RC of the the same Porsche
Dapperman 21
Dapperman 21 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a model Porsche 918 spider and Auction it off for charity
Andy Kourafas
Andy Kourafas 2 ամիս առաջ
Send that paint to me. Ill paint my wife.
Chris Lavery
Chris Lavery 2 ամիս առաջ
this got me curious as to how much it would cost to restore my factory paint since its a dark pearl red. After some research I found out its about $600 a Gallon and I think I'll be going with Nardo Grey instead.
JulianVR4 2 ամիս առաջ
Literally called finishmasters last week to get a quote on 6 quarts of structural blue Lexus paint and we had to go thru the chain of command, up to PPG corporate and they wouldnt give me a price without a VIN. And they said the factory in Ohio didnt have enough to make more than a pint. AND they priced it out at like $1,800 a pint.
Chris K
Chris K 2 ամիս առաջ
Would make a nice color for a toilet. Seen some toilets painted red, some black, never liquid silver though. But forreal though, there might be enough to paint some wheels, if you wanted to stay in the automotive realm.
Canadian Kamote Life
Canadian Kamote Life 2 ամիս առաջ
Use the paint to paint matching accent pieces on the HI-LOW 350Z'S 🤔🤔🤔🤯🤯🤯then it'll be HI-LOW paint edition🤔🤔🤔🤯🤯🤯
Mitchell Andrew
Mitchell Andrew 2 ամիս առաջ
why is chip foose paint so expensive? is it just the name??
Max T
Max T 2 ամիս առաջ
I've painted a lot with both the 22 series and 90 series paints by Glasurit. Another note to remark about the Glasurit lines of paints is that they're also made for ease of use and learning them is alot easier than other paints. A Glasurit 22 line beige and a Glasurit 22 line black color will behave similarly when being sprayed onto a panel. They balance the ratios of ingredients so that all paints feel the same to put down and they also make sure they cover similarly across the board. However in my experiences with other brands such as Spies Heckler Permasolid line I tried two colors, a black one and a beige one. The black color had an ok surface tension flow but they beige one had a very high chance of making runs, the fact that when painting with Spies Heckler I had to learn myself how to thin out the beige color to stop it from making it run was very irritating. Other brand such as Spies Heckler permasolid behave extremely differently even though they work the same as the 22 line from Glasurit. I have a lot experiences with other brands and a confidence to say that if you get to learn glasurit it is by far the best paint option on the market, both for the hobby market and the professional one. And before anyone asks what paintgun I use I have two SATAjet 4000 B RP digital 1.3. One for Clear coats and solvent paints, and another for Water based paints. Just my two cents.
Tony Callaby
Tony Callaby 2 ամիս առաջ
James do your wheels need painting 😂👍✌️
Kong Ee Lee
Kong Ee Lee 2 ամիս առաջ
how about use it on your miata bonnet? or maybe just the wheels?
Chris Ennis
Chris Ennis 2 ամիս առաջ
I love these videos and these comments!!! 🤣
Platypus Pat
Platypus Pat 2 ամիս առաջ
Dont dew drugs 😄
A. Applewhite
A. Applewhite 2 ամիս առաջ
Put it on the miata, or hi car
79707 2 ամիս առաջ
Pink is the most expensive color.
ricky v
ricky v 2 ամիս առաջ
That blue Lexus paint scheme is sick and great episode. (: Jeremiah for Mondays, thank you.
JDM crew
JDM crew 2 ամիս առաջ
Hey Donut, I've been loving the content lately. I'd love for you to start putting Jeremiah's face in the thumbnails so I know which videos not to click on.
Channel D
Channel D 2 ամիս առաջ
From an episode of "head of the class"..."Why are barns red? Because Red's the cheapest color".
Brian Ferreira
Brian Ferreira 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint something you can give away to your fans
Brian Ferreira
Brian Ferreira 2 ամիս առաջ
A bunch of small car out out or log 🤷‍♂️
Dominick VanOrman
Dominick VanOrman 2 ամիս առաջ
Use the paint to pinstripe the money pit miata. I wanna learn how to properly pinstripe
Siddharth Karia
Siddharth Karia 2 ամիս առաջ
This video is absolutely incredible! I knew paint is complicated, that spectrometers were used to generate a paint code, and that paint code was put into a computer which then tells you what ingredients to put and how much. You then go up to a huge rack of ingredients and use a super accurate weighing scale to measure each ingredient and mix. Even a slight deviation messes the paint up. I had no idea that two slightly different shades of the same colour could have a 10x difference in price. I live in India. Over here most non-dealership body shops are tiny independant set-ups that can't really afford spectrometers or paint booths. When they need a particular paint, they usually take the fuel tank lid to a paint distributor who uses a spectrometer and makes the mix. Most paint shops don't put in the effort to carefully mix the paint exactly as specified by the software, so there is almost always at least a minor difference in the new paint and old one. The dealerships usually have all the equipment and ingredients and do try their best to mix the paint properly but in most cases a trained eye can spot what panels on a car have been repainted. The exception is only with the luxury car dealerships, because they usually have super expensive fully automated paint mixers that are 100 percent accurate with the ingredient measurement. Depending on the car type, brand and size, dealerships typically repaint an entire car for between USD 1,000 and 2,000. The independent body shops can do it for USD 250 to 600, but you can be pretty sure the paint will be noticeably different from the original, and quite likely begin to fade in a year. Sometimes they do such a bad job that the paint will begin to crack in the summer and form a kind of mosaic pattern.
SamuelWayne 2 ամիս առաջ
You should make a custom donut phone case with that paint and do a give away :)
Jon Redmond
Jon Redmond 2 ամիս առաջ
Most expensive paint i sprayed was the gtr r34 jade its crazy money so beautiful
Aaron Page
Aaron Page 2 ամիս առաջ
I can't tell if Jeremiah actually just knows a ton about a ton of stuff or if he's just an expert googler
Gustavo Flash
Gustavo Flash 2 ամիս առաջ
Use it to paint a racing helmet
LouisVSourD 2 ամիս առաջ
*notifications* Donut uploaded 1 hour ago! *videio uploaded 5 days ago, and watched 5 days ago* getting really sick of youtube.
Canti 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint parts of the Money Pit Miata with the 2k stuff!
Parris Jones
Parris Jones 2 ամիս առաջ
Chris Bender
Chris Bender 2 ամիս առաջ
paint a bmx bike
Cj Coleman
Cj Coleman 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint the interior of the Miata.. and match it to the calipers.
Tristan Rolfe
Tristan Rolfe 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint a front fender on James' VW with that.
samuie2 2 ամիս առաջ
You should use the paint on high car low car. If its not enough for the whole car just do the hoods and wings or something.
William Gorman
William Gorman 2 ամիս առաջ
They’re killin it with these b2b videos lately.
Mitch Connor
Mitch Connor 2 ամիս առաջ
Make premium metal donut logos with it to make your money back
MKD Gaming
MKD Gaming 2 ամիս առաջ
Racing stripes on high car low car
Buford Manning
Buford Manning 2 ամիս առաջ
I can't stand this dude but the camaro made it make sense
Enderman 677
Enderman 677 2 ամիս առաջ
Someone: "Whoa, nice color! Which shade of blue is it?" Lexus: "No"
Aadi Umrani
Aadi Umrani Ամիս առաջ
Iracadescent blue
Lost Causes
Lost Causes 2 ամիս առաջ
How much is Millennium Jade per gallon?
clayton word
clayton word 2 ամիս առաջ
Dank sk8ter noice
Dank sk8ter noice 2 ամիս առաջ
U should do btb on the YZF R1M
Chief N Channel
Chief N Channel 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint Nolan and have him robo-dance somewhere busy
sk8gamer 2 ամիս առաջ
Paint the side mirrors on the low 350
fatpad00 2 ամիս առաջ
That's enough to paint a helmet
Goop Street
Goop Street 2 ամիս առաջ
1/2 a pint should be enough for the miata right?
Copilot0822 2 ամիս առաջ
get zach jobe to just paint the pop up headlights
Wyatt Thayne
Wyatt Thayne 2 ամիս առաջ
You guys should use that paint on the money pit Miata! I don't know how much half a pint would cover but you could do like some stripes or something!
Wyatt Thayne
Wyatt Thayne 2 ամիս առաջ
You could compare the expensive paint versus the cheap paint
Apollo 2 ամիս առաջ
I’m in the coating industry and racecar is life so seeing this fairly in depth explanation from one of my fav car channels is super cool. Really good explanation. I just wish more people cared about it cuz the chemistry is actually pretty nuts. Solid vid guys 🤙🏼
Bubbajj47 2 ամիս առաջ
Steal a shopping cart then paint it that color
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