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

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  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland   3 months back

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

  • Burnout Bruce
    Burnout Bruce  1 days back

    Cleetus, that's nice and straight, Dr Sprayemall " that's a nice peace of wood there".

    • Burnout Bruce
      Burnout Bruce  1 days back

      Dr sprayemall "shave some wood off"

      • Tomás Carrión
        Tomás Carrión  2 days back

        next video, pool noodle drive shaft

        • Jacob Washer
          Jacob Washer  2 days back

          Well y’all used pine which is a soft wood. Home Depot’s wood selection isn’t the greatest (I would know, I worked there for years) a hard wood that was better centered probably would have stood up decently.

          • Rick Mayberry
            Rick Mayberry  4 days back

            Go with a good piece of hickory or oak

            • Chad Spaulding
              Chad Spaulding  4 days back

              Cured hedge and you're golden!

              • chappy2121
                chappy2121  5 days back

                Fill a water butt with diet coke. Leave a hole in the top you can ad the mentos and have a valve on the bottom to release the pressure out the back of the boot and push it along. Make sure you can seal up the top hole quick after adding the mentos

                • ngorgproductions
                  ngorgproductions  5 days back

                  next time make it out of cherry wood

                  • DundaBluebone
                    DundaBluebone  5 days back

                    this might have worked if the tires were wood as well.

                    • Fast4SloW 717
                      Fast4SloW 717  5 days back

                      The way the grain was killed it.

                      • Fast4SloW 717
                        Fast4SloW 717  5 days back

                        A piece of hickory turned down on a lathe would make this doable.. maybe not for clutch dump. But driving on the farm for sure at least until the temp changes and it starts slipping

                        • Nut Twg
                          Nut Twg  6 days back

                          Make one with rebar

                          • Jason Lalonde
                            Jason Lalonde  6 days back

                            Shoudnt have used a soft wood boys.. grab some oak and some pl premium and sender

                            • PoundsOfPork
                              PoundsOfPork  6 days back

                              USE A LATHE the reason why it isnt centred is because when u shaved down the wood to attach the joint end it isnt exactly a circle, thus yoour drive shaft ends are not aligned anymore. and u can also shave down the corners as that will probably help aswell....

                              • Mark Bartsch
                                Mark Bartsch  6 days back

                                No way in hell I'd stand under that running

                                • michael hess
                                  michael hess  6 days back

                                  Use steel cables bound together

                                  • Shawn Baker
                                    Shawn Baker  7 days back

                                    You need to use a Lathe. If it was perfectly centered I think it would of lasted longer

                                    • Chris christie
                                      Chris christie  7 days back

                                      You should do a followup with better wood and use a lathe to round it off. Get a nice hard wood, and some better tools lol

                                      • Ncholas Mitchell
                                        Ncholas Mitchell  1 weeks back

                                        straight tards

                                        • lateralustrated
                                          lateralustrated  1 weeks back

                                          Rip gears in rear end

                                          • Beau Beau Kitty
                                            Beau Beau Kitty  1 weeks back

                                            Needed Ash plus you should have had a camera mounted under there watching the drive shaft

                                            • Ralph~DeLuca
                                              Ralph~DeLuca  1 weeks back

                                              Freedom driveshaft shop

                                              • Jungle_CS
                                                Jungle_CS  1 weeks back

                                                Should've used mahogany. It's a very fine material

                                                • Ila Crum
                                                  Ila Crum  1 weeks back

                                                  It's a homemade wood lathe😂

                                                  • Lufttygger
                                                    Lufttygger  1 weeks back

                                                    use oak next time, heavy density and not as cheap i admit, and have it rounded to some degree before or after fitting the links :P

                                                    • Matthew Mcguire
                                                      Matthew Mcguire  1 weeks back

                                                      You know that would be a quick fix if you twisted a driveline into an you just so happen to have a grinder an drill at your disposal to get back to your house or shop

                                                      • Dalericco Hinton
                                                        Dalericco Hinton  1 weeks back

                                                        Poor mustang it broke it's woody

                                                        • Tanner Altizer
                                                          Tanner Altizer  1 weeks back

                                                          Use red wood it's stronger

                                                          • lucas allen
                                                            lucas allen  1 weeks back

                                                            4" round post wrapped in athletic tape

                                                            • matthew Currin
                                                              matthew Currin  1 weeks back

                                                              Just build a mold and make it solid fiberglass

                                                              • matthew Currin
                                                                matthew Currin  1 weeks back

                                                                Let’s get crazy and make a fiber glass or carbon fiber driveshaft

                                                                • Mad Joe Mak
                                                                  Mad Joe Mak  1 weeks back

                                                                  I want to see a lego drive shaft

                                                                  • Wayde Lindquist
                                                                    Wayde Lindquist  1 weeks back

                                                                    try aluminum drive shaft, also ebony is strong wood but pricey.
                                                                    or try australian buloke if ebony is a no go.

                                                                    • Christopher Horton
                                                                      Christopher Horton  1 weeks back

                                                                      you should try a thick wall PVC pipe for a drive shaft.

                                                                      • Dave
                                                                        Dave  1 weeks back

                                                                        I'd like to see a Kevlar driveshaft, I wonder if that would hold up?

                                                                        • Sam Adven Media
                                                                          Sam Adven Media  1 weeks back

                                                                          Cleetus: You can't run with this on the track!
                                                                          ME: So no new upgrades for my 240sx? Dang it

                                                                          • Josh Valle
                                                                            Josh Valle  1 weeks back

                                                                            I love the scientist coat with shorts on! Mingon ass butchers lol 👍👍👍 kramer van nostrand

                                                                            • bad74maverick1
                                                                              bad74maverick1  1 weeks back

                                                                              That poor car. It's such a good looking car!

                                                                              • GREG Torchia
                                                                                GREG Torchia  2 weeks back

                                                                                Yeah that otta balance real nice

                                                                                • NotoriousPyro
                                                                                  NotoriousPyro  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Of course it wouldn't work. Wood has very low shear strength.

                                                                                  • Timespace Voyager
                                                                                    Timespace Voyager  2 weeks back

                                                                                    Sand mold a full driveshaft out of aluminum from smelted soda / beer cans....try it!?

                                                                                    • Andrew Murphy
                                                                                      Andrew Murphy  2 weeks back

                                                                                      Make an epoxy driveshaft.

                                                                                      • ThePrestige4u
                                                                                        ThePrestige4u  2 weeks back

                                                                                        That was just a pine 4x4 ... use a hardwood piece & carve it round on a lathe . ( 2 min. ) Forget the glue & lag bolts , use a bunch of small screws ... much more purchase on the wood . Won't hold up to a hole-shot , but would probably drive ok . :)

                                                                                        • weedeater49cc
                                                                                          weedeater49cc  2 weeks back

                                                                                          v8 lathe .. im calling roadkill to come pick you guys up ..? hahhaha

                                                                                          • Peter Griffin
                                                                                            Peter Griffin  2 weeks back

                                                                                            I'd like to see you look into wood wheels.

                                                                                            • ROB-IN-PHILLY
                                                                                              ROB-IN-PHILLY  2 weeks back

                                                                                              Wood is stronger than steel pound for pound....All us carpenters know that...

                                                                                              • dave O
                                                                                                dave O  2 weeks back

                                                                                                Rock maple