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Sugar in the Gas tank is a notorious way to ruin a car. Does it actually work, or is it just a pervasive urban legend? Bart explores the science of dissolving things before we try to find out. We dump 4 lbs of Sugar in the tank of a truck and run it at 3000 RPM to find our what find out what happens!

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Comments

    • Donut Media
      Donut Media

      You guys requested this one! How'd we do? Do you like the "in the world" stuff? What other things do you want to see?

      about 5 months ago
    • Yeye Cookie
      Yeye Cookie In reply to Donut Media

      Maybe should of drove the car around for a while. The motion of the car would shake up the tank and mix the sugar into the gas. Re do please!

      about 5 days ago
    • Lex Putchidio Tura
      Lex Putchidio Tura In reply to Donut Media

      Hey please do a coffee in the tank

      about 23 days ago
    • Cypher_Xero Cthulhu
      Cypher_Xero Cthulhu In reply to Donut Media

      Moth balls in the tank........

      about 1 month ago
    • Ian Gray
      Ian Gray In reply to Donut Media

      Could you do one on the physics of cars in inclement weather? Why cars behave the way they do when you drive in the rain or in the snow?

      about 1 month ago
    • Sully Ramalia
      Sully Ramalia In reply to Donut Media

      My mom put surgar in her principals tank in school

      about 1 month ago
    • Moto Mutt
      Moto Mutt

      I put sugar in my transmission to keep the clutch from slipping.

      about 1 day ago
    • Georgeeno _28
      Georgeeno _28

      Ur slowly becoming my favorite science teacher. Well kinda

      about 1 day ago
    • Wolfy :3
      Wolfy :3

      People keep saying I have sugar in my tank and I've been driving just fine...

      about 3 days ago
    • Moto Mutt
      Moto Mutt In reply to Wolfy :3

      Wolfy :3 you must not drive very straight.

      about 1 day ago
    • Ezequiel Ridolfi
      Ezequiel Ridolfi

      Now water on the tank

      about 4 days ago
    • vlenhoff
      vlenhoff

      Love the show, thanks!
      Please don't fire him.

      about 4 days ago
    • Thee Adjudicator
      Thee Adjudicator

      Now try it with an EFI engine

      about 5 days ago
    • NoTalkpleaseOk
      NoTalkpleaseOk

      'Chop top gucci flip flop'

      about 5 days ago
    • Glen Newdick
      Glen Newdick

      I always thought it was supposed to be foam like Styrofoam peanuts, not sure what type of foam off the top of my head

      about 5 days ago
    • - Sync_cnyS
      - Sync_cnyS

      Biology & Physics

      about 5 days ago
    • duh_stin
      duh_stin

      Ethanol is polar, sugar in a flex fuel vehicle with E-85, or even E-15 will pick up sugar.

      about 6 days ago
    • Mad_Like_A_ Hatter
      Mad_Like_A_ Hatter

      Do sugarwater or powdered sugar

      about 6 days ago
    • Shew Co.
      Shew Co.

      Use brown sugar

      about 6 days ago
    • port nut
      port nut

      It has to get past the filter on the fuel pump pickup first. Unless theres a hole in it nothing could happen.
      If it made its way through the pump (and didnt seize it) it would definintely plug an injector.

      about 6 days ago
    • L SCOTT
      L SCOTT

      That was awesome! I would like to see if a banana or potato in the tailpipe would actually cease the engine.

      about 7 days ago
    • Silverbulletzx3
      Silverbulletzx3

      I miss science garage

      about 8 days ago
    • Matt Ziggy
      Matt Ziggy

      BUT if you put water in there....

      about 10 days ago
    • Carlito Miller
      Carlito Miller

      Are we ever getting another science garage video?

      about 10 days ago
    • Zoio Silva
      Zoio Silva

      What about sugar and sugar cane ethanol in the tank?

      about 11 days ago
    • Keegan McCallum
      Keegan McCallum

      I miss this show

      about 13 days ago
    • erNomic
      erNomic

      Draino

      about 13 days ago
    • Wali Hamid
      Wali Hamid

      Wait I think you guys did it wrong.

      about 13 days ago
    • Average Boi
      Average Boi

      When’s this show coming back

      about 14 days ago
    • Hugh Clow
      Hugh Clow In reply to Average Boi

      My thoughts too, I wonder what happened.

      about 14 days ago
    • Ragna Z
      Ragna Z

      King Pin movie ref

      about 16 days ago
    • Illest Visionz
      Illest Visionz

      What happened to this show?

      about 16 days ago
    • io yo
      io yo

      Where is this guy at lately

      about 17 days ago
    • Adam
      Adam

      Omg that truck!! 😂😂😂🤣🤣🤣😆😆

      about 17 days ago
    • Phil Lowman
      Phil Lowman

      I had a punk who thought it was funny to run my kids into the ditch as they walked home from the school bus. One night " Someone"' dumped a bottle of pancake syrup into his tank. He spent a lot of time working on that piece but more time walking after that day. I never spoke to his stupid @$$ but he had the bed off to get to the fuel tank , then the air intake off , and finally he had the head off. It sat that way for a week or so and then it disappeared. I think the looser was sent off to prison for a while soon after getting a sweet tank full

      about 19 days ago
    • Francisco Mariño
      Francisco Mariño

      Bruh... You're like a grease monkey Bill Nye and that's awesome!

      about 20 days ago
    • A MIN
      A MIN

      What if you dissolve the sugar in water first and then put it in the gas tank? Better yet, just walk up to a car with a coke bottle and pour it in.

      about 20 days ago