The CAR WIZARD tears into Hoovies' Damaged Prius 4-cylinder

The CAR WIZARD tears into the damaged 4-cylinder engine from Hoovies' Nitro-ed Prius. See the damage up close and see the inner workings of a modern engine.
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  • Thanks for all your support! Several have requested a "Not the Wizard's Fault" shirt. Here it is AND at a discounted price!

    Car WizardCar WizardPřed měsícem
    • Thanks for the content wizard. I’ve recently decided that this won’t be my career, but it can still be a hobby.

      Garrett BoxGarrett BoxPřed 25 dny
    • keep it up, good content here. i come here to see stuff i'm never going to have to deal with like exotic car repair. i do all my own repairs and wouldn't have it differently but the shit a mechanic has to deal with.. people bring you stuff most often because they don't know the first thing about how a car runs. i know i'm a rare breed in my understanding. i've fixed issues much more experienced and multiple shops couldn't figure out. just saying where i'm coming from.. that said, the prius thing, you done what you were asked i can't see you or anyone not giving a warning. shit happens especially when one goes looking for it. i also can't understand the possible motive for burning a ferarri up that belongs to a regular customer knowing it'll be youtube drama. people are dumb... that's my conclusion. they see something and do their armchair diagnosing of problems and start pointing fingers. nevermind them not being there in person to even have a clue or in many cases don't know their way around under the hood and a wrench simply not fitting their hand.. they do not think maybe, being on the internet, it's b/s and another youtube dollar.

      blueovalfan23blueovalfan23Před 26 dny
    • You know you are doing something right when you get trolled .

      Richard TraversRichard TraversPřed 27 dny
    • @Car wizard ... F those Trolls Wiz , ... I love your channel , I grew up in an Automotive Parts store / Machine shop. Now at 55 yrs old I have known many great mechanics and very , very few of them would be willing to work on the exotic cars that you regularly work on. I commend you and your skill... Reasonable , Honest mechanics are few and far between. Keep up the great work , You Rock. Many Blessings , SMR

      TheSmreederTheSmreederPřed 29 dny
    • haha! maybe a silhouette of you shrugging would be a funny alternative design too!

      Thee AdjudicatorThee AdjudicatorPřed 29 dny
  • Car Wizard, you really should make a video on which Hybrids you’d recommend and avoid instead of just a brand as a small spin off

    PGN WhiteKnightPGN WhiteKnightPřed 20 hodinami
  • I use to shoot hoops with Wizard and Hoovie back in the day.. good times back in Kansas

    Abel ValdezAbel ValdezPřed dnem
  • I'd blame Parker for that fire before you Wizard. Nothing you can do about these trolls unfortunately, welcome to CH-visions.

    Steve RiveraSteve RiveraPřed 2 dny
  • Is nitros all bad from a mechanics point of view?

    furbolg funkyfurbolg funkyPřed 3 dny
    • On a race car its fine if the motor is built to handle it. On a tiny little prius straight 4 or pretty much any car built to be a reliable driver(civic, sentra, etc.) Its not a good idea.

      Josh PJosh PPřed dnem
  • Car wizard... don't listen to those people that say things like that... they don't understand they don't know what it's like to work in an independent automotive shop. it's a Cutthroat industry everyone is so quick to point the finger... Without understanding the facts. You're a great automotive tech and you do great work.

    all the boostall the boostPřed 4 dny
  • Don’t let the trolls get to you. Love your videos.

    jasojeepjasojeepPřed 4 dny
  • I've known what all these terms meant but never visualized it mechanically. Thanks

    swosseswossePřed 5 dny
  • Wizard don't even give those trolls the time of day. Your giving them what they want by bringing them up

    Robert SandRobert SandPřed 5 dny
  • Ignore the haters Wiz. I would totally have my car worked on by you if you were closer

    joegq2joegq2Před 6 dny
  • I had 1989 Toyota 4x4 22-RE, 20+ years later I still received notices about past recalls on it, from Toyota.

    Sebastian mSebastian mPřed 6 dny
  • I'm sorry those people were douches

    Daxx LindDaxx LindPřed 6 dny
  • If you were a self-proclaimed Ferrari or Porsche expert, I would expect that you would be aware of and handle open recall items. Or you would refer the customer to a dealer to do the replacements at the dealer's cost. This is typical and common sense. When I buy a used car, I always check with the dealership for open recalls along with the government web site. I suppose you could have done that, or maybe Hoovie should have. Whatever, it was interesting to watch the aftermath. BTW, we V-8 Ferrari owners are well aware of this issue with the 355, however the recall is a comparatively recent thing, I think from the early 2000's. Unfortunately, I became a Hoovie fan too late to email him about this and other 355 issues before the car burned and it was all moot. I certainly would not have held you responsible for the fire. Not your area. Regarding the Porsche situation, when you track a car, it's owner beware. Anything can happen. A Porsche specialist or track prep mechanic might have cautioned the owner of what could happen, but really, track failures are unpredictable. So I again wouldn't hold you responsible. I think people like to look for other people to blame for times when sh*t happens, or their own lack of common sense/judgement. Hoovie doesn't do that and he just rolls with it. At times I've even heard him accept responsibility. If he holds you blameless, how could I? It wasn't my car.

    Vince VassalloVince VassalloPřed 10 dny
  • Hey Wizard! Why are You worried about haters? F*** them! In Poland haters are aspecially strong, but no ones gives a damn. You do a great job! Keep at it! All the best for You from Poland!

    KamilMBKamilMBPřed 11 dny
  • I watch all your videos, and find them all very educational. Keep up the good work. Thanks and greetings from Palm Beach Florida

    Jay BeezyJay BeezyPřed 13 dny
  • Just ignore the trolls, 99% of people are smart enough to know what’s what and you’ll never convince the 1% of idiots and giving them attention will just make it worse

    Noel WestNoel WestPřed 13 dny
  • I would have bought you that 9mm triple square. I want to see some holes in pistons. Oh well. Still great videos.

    Sean RileySean RileyPřed 16 dny
  • I didn't see your rant as gloomy. I found it to be quite informative, honest and to the point. I have worked on many cars myself and give the customers information of problems I notice. It is not my job or your job to repair them unless authorized to make the repair. No one can work for free and doing ones diligence to inform the customer should not be met with unrealistic expectations or disrespect. You can advise a customer against doing something and if they know and accept the risks it is on them. In those situations though, I might still require a waiver of liability just knowing the stupidity of some of the laws and unreasonable expectations these days. I appreciate it when people present this kind of information. Keep up the great work. Would have been cool to see more of the carnage in full detail though. I had an engine do something similar but was not due to nitrous. I think one of the connecting rod caps either came loose or the connecting rod may have broke like this one at hwy speeds due to metal fatigue. In my case it was a toyota corolla motor in the 86 or 87 chevy nova. I was driving at hwy speeds when the engine blew cylinder rod number 3 or 4 through the block, the starter solenoid, and the radiator but was still running on three cylinders for the next 1/4 to 1/2 mile till I could pull over. Was pretty impressed it made it that far and still started up after stopping it. I had it towed to a friends house to replace the motor.

    George M.George M.Před 17 dny
  • The wizard is awesome!

    c gc gPřed 17 dny
  • Rant is A-OK. People need to be schooled on scope of practice and limitations every now and then!

    John SJohn SPřed 18 dny
  • Im in the 99% lol

    gommeybeagommeybeaPřed 19 dny
  • I was just about to comment about your removal pattern but you addressed it lol. I know she's toast but there was still a chance the head was ok. I have a few heads laying around for my car just because they tend to twist hard if they ever overheat.

    Brotang YoustBrotang YoustPřed 19 dny
  • Nice video and good work! Dumbass :D

    Před 20 dny
  • what kind of a hack mechanic doesn't have a 9mm triple square? haha.... just kidding. Better question..... why does Toyota find is necessary to use 9mm triple square head bolts?

    TheKnightda8TheKnightda8Před 20 dny
  • waive your wand wizard

    Ahmed AbbasAhmed AbbasPřed 20 dny
  • Can we get wizard to one million before Tyler to piss him off?

  • 358 trolls didn't like this, support the wizard and fuck the trolls.

    blairwychblairwychPřed 22 dny
  • I agree with you wizard

    scott luther jrscott luther jrPřed 22 dny
  • You are doing great work, and tackle loads of stuff I wouldn’t dare attempt !

    Martin MeredithMartin MeredithPřed 23 dny
  • Man your such an amazing mechanic ❤️ love your videos 👏👏👍👍 cheers

    T BlancoT BlancoPřed 23 dny
  • honestly I would ignore the haters. I’m glad you could clear the air as that’s what’s appropriate. I respect you and your videos and am now a subscriber. Keep it up

    Alex LaFreniereAlex LaFrenierePřed 23 dny
  • The only thing I disagree with? I suspect the proportion of humanity is larger than 1%. NTWF!

    Ross StewartRoss StewartPřed 23 dny
  • You make me feel bad, LOL. I think your an amazing mechanic and enjoy watching your shows. Also enjoy watching Hoovie, but he does tend to beat the hell out of old cars, but it's understandable it's the show, and that's how he makes money. I couldn't do shows like you, because that 1% would get to me, and I know it shouldn't. Keep up the good work.

    SammySammyPřed 23 dny
  • Don't feed the trolls.

    I J AndrzejukI J AndrzejukPřed 23 dny
  • Wizard, did you really blow this engine? Thanks for talking about the fuel clamp failure, I thought you might have modified the engine causing the fire.

    richard crichard cPřed 24 dny
  • Hell yeah speaking the truth

    spooky 2252spooky 2252Před 24 dny
  • the wizard is on fire lol

    Paulino FernandesPaulino FernandesPřed 24 dny
  • Don't cry like a baby go do your work no energy to the losers.

    Heiko LuckfielHeiko LuckfielPřed 24 dny
  • Incorrect criticism? Trolling? Congratulations Wizard your CH-visions career success is assured. 😂

    ldisc66ldisc66Před 24 dny
  • I'm in the 99%

    Guy CarrollGuy CarrollPřed 24 dny
  • If the Ferrari was anyone's fault it was Porker's! How could he not smell raw gas spraying everywhere when he was out hot rodding it?

    fuck youfuck youPřed 25 dny
  • Wizard... Lmao. 99% of this video I liked. Just ignored them. Views = mula

    Julio CJulio CPřed 25 dny
  • Man thats a sweet shop. Do u own this shop

    Dylan KinchDylan KinchPřed 25 dny
  • As a wizard, just turn the trolls into frogs. Issue solved 🐸🐸🐸

    Laz ArusLaz ArusPřed 25 dny
  • The belt separated in the tire of my Camry. I blame the Wizard. My shift lever needs new bushings. I blame the Wizard. My Camry with 260,000 miles needed new struts after year 5 of road construction on my drive to work. I blame the Wizard. Sure he never worked on my car, never looked at my car, and I've never seen a related video, but there's nobody else to blame now that Obama has moved on.

    ScottScottPřed 25 dny
  • Technically, one can add No2 and the engine will survive easily IF it was tuned correctly. Just "dumping" in No2 right from the bottle into the engine is indeed a recipe for engine failure. Ignore those 1%, i find what you do great honestly.

    Zombie HeadZombie HeadPřed 25 dny
  • Erm my independant garage in the UK does recall checks, MOT expiry check, road tax check as part of a full service.

    Roddy GaddafiRoddy GaddafiPřed 25 dny
  • The 1 percent are probably the ones that show up to a shop, with a car that already has body damage and claim that the shop damaged their car.

    austin haustin hPřed 25 dny
  • The nonchalant-ness with which you describe something that would otherwise make my eye twitch makes me giggle. Keep on keeping on Wizard! Loving the content!

    Tyler RichTyler RichPřed 25 dny
  • We have to go through every recall. But I work on emergency vehicles a bit different to normal mechanics. Fair play for holding your ground.

    The FatherThe FatherPřed 25 dny
  • Aside from the obvious damage it looked like that Prius engine didn't get its oil changed properly. It would have been interesting to see the condition of the bearings.

    Jeff DeWittJeff DeWittPřed 25 dny
  • Definitely glad you said what needed to be said. Articulate and very logical points made, and you were candid about the trolls and losers writing that drivel. It's easy to watch these videos and Hoovie's and think maybe it's silly or made to be funny. But as you said at the end you're a professional with 1000 happy customers. You should get the credit for the experience and training you've committed yourself to.

    flipwils11flipwils11Před 25 dny
  • Dude you don’t have to justify yourself, fuck the twats that try and blame you for things like the fire or NOs boom. There is a growing trend of wankers out there that can’t do anything else but moan or pick holes in everything they hear or see. Don’t even rise to it, let them crawl back under there worthless Little Rock and die. 😁👍

    Matt JonesMatt JonesPřed 25 dny
  • i love the rants, keep doing them. we still learn something because you explain things well. keep up the great work and the rants.

    mike omike oPřed 26 dny
  • path those holes with some ramen boiiii

    theguynumber9theguynumber9Před 26 dny
  • Bro you act like a clown 🤡 mechanic

    No filter DavidNo filter DavidPřed 26 dny
  • You seem to know a lot about toyota prius hybrids. Could you tell me how to tell if an MG assembly is going bad?

    Kelly reynoldsKelly reynoldsPřed 26 dny
  • I don’t think I like seeing the wizard angry 🤢

    JoshJoshPřed 26 dny
  • 10:56 - Wizard, you're the man! :D Love the channel! Watching from Poland :)

    Tek TestersTek TestersPřed 26 dny
  • Don't listen to or acknowledge the Trolls. They need attention to live. It's like air to them. Leave them alone to living under their bridges. Great videos and keep up the good work!

    Matt BurnsMatt BurnsPřed 26 dny
  • I was hoping Hoovie would have a tear down of his prius engine after purging it of its magic smoke and oil. Would love to see the rest torn down sometime when you get the tool and have time.

    Robert BakerRobert BakerPřed 26 dny
  • Have a great day!!Thank you!

    Burning DinosaursBurning DinosaursPřed 26 dny
  • You should have a hoodie made, "Tyler made me do it" for all the stupid (yet very entertaining) crap he makes you do 😀 BTW, it will also be your fault if the buried range rover doesn't start 😂 be prepared.

    r4ndom reviewsr4ndom reviewsPřed 26 dny
  • Just damn brilliant, thank you very much Wizard.

    h bethuneh bethunePřed 26 dny
  • I’m still irritated about that diesel/Caddy thing but I’ll hand it to you, I enjoyed this video. Thanks.

    Micah MooreMicah MoorePřed 26 dny
  • First of all, I want to say this, David you do a great job and you 'sort of compliment Hoovie' and save his arese lol and you are in business and a professional and all business/professional mechanics, people or whoever they are, do what they are paid for and/or asked to do! We don't have time to diagnose a vehicle for every recall, parts or potential parts failures, if we are asked to do a specific thing *and not asked for a total diagnostic check" and have to do, what the customer wants (even if we advise otherwise) which I'm sure you advised 'Hoovie' about the Nitrous (which is totally INSANE) lol but, it also shows (as when we watch Hoovies) in his car buying skills, as he has a record of buying allot of lemons, which I'm sure most and you wouldn't have bought! I totally agree with how and why you are upset and I will give this a 'thumbs up'! Keep the good work and entertainment going!

    Steven GenatSteven GenatPřed 26 dny
  • The Wizard is responsible for the Titanic sinking... Send nudes and I'll send the proof!

    TexasGTOTexasGTOPřed 26 dny
  • We live in a world that if you change someone’s oil and their tpms sensor light comes on it’s your fault.

    Mason MannMason MannPřed 26 dny
  • Thanks for the teardown. I'm not a mechanic but could follow everything you were explaining and found it interesting. Something I'd be interested in knowing in the future is what makes a certain engine suitable for nitrous vs not (since you were clear that it would probably destroy the Prius motor from the beginning). Is it just the strength / rating / tolerances of the components? Re: the trolls. Based on the rant at the end it seems like they're getting to you. Just ignore and don't feed the trolls and don't let it get to you. It's unhealthy. I usually never comment, but did this time just to put in some positivity since I enjoy your videos. :)

    lamelama22lamelama22Před 26 dny
  • Tyler is the type of guy to put nitrus on a reliant robin and then go offroad with it

    TheRealCarlos \TheRealCarlos \Před 26 dny
The CAR WIZARD tears into Hoovies' Damaged Prius 4-cylinder