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Interesting... I've never heard of Aldan American coilovers before. Anyone else heard of them or used them before? Say's they're made in the USA and they're pretty inexpensive at $1300 and some change for both the front and rear. Of course, it looks like you use your stock UCA's/LCA's. I'm wondering how decent of a product they are for the price. Kind of funny that he'll spend close to probably $5k on suspension parts and all new brakes but won't spend a couple hundred on valve covers. Oh well, entertaining video at least.

 

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Kind of funny that he'll spend close to probably $5k on suspension parts and all new brakes but won't spend a couple hundred on valve covers. Oh well, entertaining video at least.
He's a broke college kid. Those suspension and brake parts were sponsored, so basically he got them for free to use for his YouTube channel. I think that's a cool way to do it for all involved.
 

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He's a broke college kid. Those suspension and brake parts were sponsored, so basically he got them for free to use for his YouTube channel. I think that's a cool way to do it for all involved.
I suspect money is the least of his problems.
 

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I suspect money is the least of his problems.
What do you mean?

He's talked at length about how he doesn't have much of a budget, his video release schedule was slowed down for months by a broken camera lens that he couldn't afford to replace and he lives at his parents house still.
 

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What do you mean?

He's talked at length about how he doesn't have much of a budget, his video release schedule was slowed down for months by a broken camera lens that he couldn't afford to replace and he lives at his parents house still.
Only because it sounds like dad doesn't want to drop another $2k on a lens while the kid is sucking up a ton of money with college.

I love his videos, but don't go passing the hat for him just yet. :)

With that number of views and subscribers he's making a decent amount. If he was really smart he'd drop out of college and focus on the youtube videos.
 

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I'm with Blake on this. He's a good kid that trying hard to generate muscle car interest in his generation. He's come a long way from his first vids a couple years ago, which were likely shot with a Go-Pro. He's a college student who lives at home. I remember those days. I'm impressed that he has this kind of passion, dedication, and attention to detail for a 20 year old. All I cared about at that age was keg parties and ladies... and not always in that order ;)
 

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I like his videos a lot too!
Very well done.
I wish there were more videos on mustang stuff done this well.
I just don’t see as much early mustang content as i would like.

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Only because it sounds like dad doesn't want to drop another $2k on a lens while the kid is sucking up a ton of money with college.

I love his videos, but don't go passing the hat for him just yet. :)

With that number of views and subscribers he's making a decent amount. If he was really smart he'd drop out of college and focus on the youtube videos.
Respectfully, I think you’re making assumptions that don’t line up with reality.

He’s averaging about 20k views per video, 2 videos per month. Using round math at current YouTube ad revenue structure, he made about $1,900 for all of his efforts in the last year.

Probably challenging to live in Burbank making less than $2k per year. Not saying YouTube rich isn’t a thing, but I’m not sure it qualifies as really smart.
 

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I agree on the video being entertaining and it's cool that the next generation of car guys/girls are getting into the classics, especially mustangs. Hopefully he does a few engine upgrades, to go along with the suspension and brake upgrades, over the next couple years as a bone stock 289 is pretty tame compared to the cars of today, even naturally aspirated 4 cylinder cars.
 

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He’s averaging about 20k views per video, 2 videos per month. Using round math at current YouTube ad revenue structure, he made about $1,900 for all of his efforts in the last year.
Real youtubers usually use the videos as a platform to generate different kinds of income. They are basically building a brand and it's a fulltime job if you want to make a living out of it. But if you got talent, the creativity and a business mind, it's possible to make a good income, some even get rich. Some Youtubers run a Patreon site beside the Youtube channel. Like the Norwegian guy running the Frog Leap channel that makes metal cover videos, 1 new video each week. Each video generate $5000 from Patreon, beside the income from Youtube, selling albums, downloads and merch.

4 speed films have probably gotten the parts he mounts on his car in the videos for free (sponsoring), that's also an income.
 
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