We Built a WOODEN Drive Shaft! Will It Survive a Clutch Drop?? (VERY SKETCHY)

  • Published: 07 November 2019
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  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland   2 weeks back

    What should we build a drive shaft out of next? My mullet?

  • Adam Gee
    Adam Gee  34 minutes back

    You guys still have pennies?

    • Dave Pawson
      Dave Pawson  1 hours back

      "Sorry sir, you need to treat your car with Terminex once a year as you live in the termite belt."
      Seriously, use laminated live oak with oposing grain lines which is a native species to Florida.

      • Evan Jones
        Evan Jones  2 hours back

        Y'all have a quality shop, but no access to a lathe?🤔
        Treat the next drive shaft with Lin/flax seed oil... It will harden the wood.

        • Odie Ecklund
          Odie Ecklund  2 hours back

          Listen, listen, it worked for a bit. Soooooo technicallyyyyy

          • Jeff Neely
            Jeff Neely  3 hours back

            What's next a wooden turbo?

            • DayTripperCrack
              DayTripperCrack  5 hours back

              I have the same exact car they used, A 1995 although mine is cherry red and the interior is completely custom and miss matched looks really nice. The best car I’ve ever driven to date probably always will be personally

              • Hasiel Mena
                Hasiel Mena  6 hours back

                BAMBOO DRIVESHAFT

                • MrVBG
                  MrVBG  6 hours back

                  PVC pipe with concrete?

                  • ARNEL CABRERA
                    ARNEL CABRERA  8 hours back

                    how about a concrete drive shaft

                    • SwapSupra
                      SwapSupra  16 hours back

                      do the same but wraped in ducktape!

                      • Lucky Muse
                        Lucky Muse  17 hours back

                        Glue some 1×1s together, then round the sides down on a wood lathe, like your making a post. Thats how they make wood beams , and they are super strong.

                        • Lucky Eights
                          Lucky Eights  18 hours back

                          Dont test a new driveshaft IMPROVE!

                          have someone with a woodshop turn you a peice of hardwood like oak.

                          Fit into the shaft.

                          Then carbon fiber the whole shaft.

                          By my mullet calculations you should have no problem doing a burn out or 6.

                          • Chris Dorr
                            Chris Dorr  19 hours back

                            Turn your car into a lathe ;)

                            • The Sworded Beardsman
                              The Sworded Beardsman  19 hours back

                              The first airplane props were made out of wood, Try some hickory or oak and turn it down with a lathe to fit tight in the driveshaft ends.

                              • David Kelm
                                David Kelm  20 hours back

                                hard wood worth a try

                                • Joshua Pierre
                                  Joshua Pierre  21 hours back

                                  Garage54'in it haha, could have seen how thin you could go, used steel rebar. I wanna see if the mustang is strong enough to twist it.

                                  • Allen .Berge
                                    Allen .Berge  21 hours back

                                    They should have put it on lathe to balance it out more.

                                    • sinaloa tc
                                      sinaloa tc  22 hours back

                                      Try bamboo

                                      • jacob 4wol
                                        jacob 4wol  22 hours back

                                        You should fill a tube with spaghetti noodles and flex seal and use that as the drive shaft

                                        • Anthony Alit
                                          Anthony Alit  23 hours back

                                          Make one out of concrete!

                                          • Anthony Alit
                                            Anthony Alit  24 hours back

                                            Now this is automotive internet done properly

                                            • Lairex Rai
                                              Lairex Rai  1 days back

                                              Should have used a wood Turner lathe

                                              • KingKingg
                                                KingKingg  1 days back

                                                You should use some rope!! Ship rope...

                                                Maybe I'm a bit blazzed, but now im worried how dangerous this could be, what if it twists and bends the car. Not only the potential to squish the driver, also force metal up through the cab??

                                                Maybe do this one with our first ever remote control car build hahaha

                                                • ponchis1966
                                                  ponchis1966  1 days back

                                                  Try a piece of hardwood like birch. Pressure treated posts are generally softer woods. Have a viewer turn it down on a lathe and ship it to you

                                                  • Mihai Kober
                                                    Mihai Kober  1 days back

                                                    I bet a shaft made out of oak would have lasted longer :)

                                                    • GrifFungin
                                                      GrifFungin  1 days back

                                                      Definitely a paid commercial for Gorilla Glue

                                                      • Jacey Heiner
                                                        Jacey Heiner  1 days back

                                                        Build it out of walnut or at least a stronger piece of wood pine has to be the worst one but nice job

                                                        • Spiz D
                                                          Spiz D  1 days back

                                                          You're not even country at all should change your name pussy

                                                          • amicidavinci
                                                            amicidavinci  1 days back

                                                            Do y'all think a steel tube driveshaft would stay put being that far out of balance? (I wouldn't try it without a driveshaft safety shroud.) Try using a real good hardwood like Ash (baseball bats) and turn it on a lathe until you get a perfect fit in your end tubes. Gorilla glue & bolts were very good.

                                                            • Retrogamer1010
                                                              Retrogamer1010  1 days back

                                                              Did you even phase the ends? Basic driveshaft tec I've shortened a few over the years and didn't even need a rebalance.

                                                              • brandon Cherry
                                                                brandon Cherry  1 days back

                                                                need to use bowdark or hardwood..

                                                                • Wanja Schonecke
                                                                  Wanja Schonecke  2 days back

                                                                  wood and epoxy? :)

                                                                  • landau46t
                                                                    landau46t  2 days back

                                                                    And here’s me thinking you were going to turn it down on a lathe...

                                                                    • Ethan Mathias
                                                                      Ethan Mathias  2 days back

                                                                      Try a fiberglass one

                                                                      • Boys Rback
                                                                        Boys Rback  2 days back

                                                                        Use heart wood oak,Hickory,ash or any other hard wood center grain then turn it. Their is a reason pine is not used for baseball bats,sledge and regular hammer handles why? strength!!

                                                                        • Joni English
                                                                          Joni English  2 days back

                                                                          MAYBE choose a Different WOOD
                                                                          Plywood or a HARDWOOD !!!!!!!!!!!!!
                                                                          WOOD is Very Strong !!!!!!!!!!!!!
                                                                          Looks what Happens to a CAR hits a TREE !!!
                                                                          Car Splits in Half and Tree is still there - INTACT

                                                                          • harleycharley
                                                                            harleycharley  2 days back

                                                                            So much for "pound for pound, wood is stronger than steel" Yeah right!

                                                                            • fernando
                                                                              fernando  2 days back

                                                                              You gotta wrap the wood with steel or heavily reinforce it

                                                                              • fernando
                                                                                fernando  21 hours back

                                                                                @Joshua Pierre 😆 did not notice that till now

                                                                              • Joshua Pierre
                                                                                Joshua Pierre  21 hours back

                                                                                your dad shoulda wrapped it, jk jk I just had to say it.

                                                                            • Sound_trick_clique Stc

                                                                              Try another one lol

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                                                                                • Yuck Foutube
                                                                                  Yuck Foutube  2 days back

                                                                                  That is not a mullet Cleetus. You have to have at least three inches for it to be classed as a mullet, smh.

                                                                                  • Jake MacDonald
                                                                                    Jake MacDonald  2 days back

                                                                                    3d printed drive shaft

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                                                                                      • anthonygrasso117
                                                                                        anthonygrasso117  2 days back

                                                                                        Should have used beach wood

                                                                                        • Apaulo Thegreat
                                                                                          Apaulo Thegreat  2 days back

                                                                                          I'm not even going to watch this video you wouldn't head wouldn't you Wooden Nickel what the hell are you thinking are you on prescription medication Sun

                                                                                          • Matt Evans
                                                                                            Matt Evans  2 days back

                                                                                            3d print one from poly-carbonate

                                                                                            • Cesar Mecinas
                                                                                              Cesar Mecinas  2 days back

                                                                                              Would work if u fine a round post