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

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

    • Squrkols

      PVC pipe, rebar and concrete

    • Jordan

      Should have used JB Weld for the epoxy.

    • Nate 2283
      Nate 2283

      Laminated wood beam

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    • David Dickerson
      David Dickerson

      PVC filled with JB weld.

  • amicidavinci

    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

    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

    need to use bowdark or hardwood..

  • Wanja Schonecke
    Wanja Schonecke

    wood and epoxy? :)

  • landau46t

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

  • Ethan Mathias
    Ethan Mathias

    Try a fiberglass one

  • Boys Rback
    Boys Rback

    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

    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

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

  • fernando

    You gotta wrap the wood with steel or heavily reinforce it

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    Sound_trick_clique Stc

    Try another one lol

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  • Yuck Foutube
    Yuck Foutube

    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

    3d printed drive shaft

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  • anthonygrasso117

    Should have used beach wood

  • Apaulo Thegreat
    Apaulo Thegreat

    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

    3d print one from poly-carbonate

  • Cesar Mecinas
    Cesar Mecinas

    Would work if u fine a round post

  • Adam Robinson
    Adam Robinson

    didn't realize y'all were in clearwater. y'all are only around 5 miles away from me.

  • jason9022

    Hows the mustang so rusty underneath? Looks horrible

  • C.A.M Cars
    C.A.M Cars

    So we all just gonna Ignore how he had a fire in his front pocket when he was explaining?

  • TheMojo487

    I could have done without the horrible financial advice in the beginning. You guys got lucky if you're actually telling the truth.

  • Rg Rg
    Rg Rg

    it's gotta be round. wrapped with sheet metal. j b welded to keep together. bet that would work. for sure. rite???

  • tommy d u b b s
    tommy d u b b s

    Ford in Ferrari v Ford be like...

  • DarthSmartt

    I bet it would last pretty well if it was balanced.

  • gamertaboo

    You need a round piece of wood! Get wood in the same diameter as the stock one. Throw a piece on a wood lathe or something.

  • Craig Brown
    Craig Brown

    Next time use hard Maple dowel not fence post

  • Joe Angell
    Joe Angell

    Use wood. Drill holes and fill with fiberglass resin. Then wrap entire wood length in fiberglass matting and resin.

  • Joshua Bryant
    Joshua Bryant

    Dang good glue though. It held while the wood ripped in half

  • Dewayne Son
    Dewayne Son

    Use hard wood not pine. And take it to a wood shop

  • random

    Build a driveshaft out of rubberbands...... or ropes

  • bansheemania

    I can Rebuild a Bike engine Blind folded ... When it Comes to Wood Work. No bueno... should've used Fence Post.. More Skookum

  • Pat Callahan
    Pat Callahan

    Here's an idea: put the stock drive shaft back in!

  • kyle kast
    kyle kast

    Make a hollow rebar driveshaft

  • Ross Cullen
    Ross Cullen

    Rubber bands for a good windup. Like a manual trans brake -ish launch device. Cheaper alternative to the slipper clutch for Leroy

  • Daniel Cook
    Daniel Cook

    Thinner piece of wood wrapped in fiberglass. Aka poor mans carbon fiber drive shaft

  • Ron Torromeo
    Ron Torromeo

    Straight ish enough

  • Yujin La Salle
    Yujin La Salle

    explain that fucking asterisk on the *results may vary. Don't try to fuck people over

  • ThatsMyPurse IdontKnowYou
    ThatsMyPurse IdontKnowYou

    " im sure they can get a deal " lmfao

  • thor_sT

    What about a marerial which is more tough? Bambus for example, too id maybe cut the wooden part a bit longer since its much more flexible than the metal shaft to prevent the difference between the both materials and twistabiltys? I hope that makes sense, funny idea tho. What about a giant spring as shaft? That would be interesting too

  • Ande Theo
    Ande Theo

    Use the same type of beam but run it through a lathe until its perfectly straight.

  • etm04040

    could soak the 4x4 in penetrating epoxy maybe

  • Thomas Cary
    Thomas Cary

    You could have taken a word turning tool like a bowl gouge and while it was on the rack. Turned the 4x4 down. That would have help balance it out.

  • Drum Method
    Drum Method

    Lmfao!! 🤣🤣

  • J S
    J S

    balance it, wrap it with fiberglass, and you'll be good. use type 3 wood glue instead of resin though lol with denim instead of fiberglass

  • Dave Iauco
    Dave Iauco

    Start with a 6 x 6, turn it down on a lathe. Insert into ends and bolt/glue like you did. Coat entire shaft with jb weld & turn on lathe again. Then install & try it.

  • MoistSnek

    Now test wi-fi SEMA driveshaft.

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  • Grey Classic
    Grey Classic

    14:33 if you have other things to do today

  • Brian Baney
    Brian Baney

    Should have put a bolt threw the metal an wood

  • Wabefuhon

    What if you get some plates and wrap the board with 4 or 5 plates. That might help.

  • theositocharmin

    next time try whit a different tipe of wood .on jalisco mexico there is a wood the we called CUATE this wood is so hard the even a chainsaw can’t cut it

  • jeff curtis
    jeff curtis

    You guys need to use a different type of wood that is stronger, 4x4s are not the best for what your trying to do and have the shaft lathed so the shaft is true. Avoid drilling holes threw it it will brake the grain and cause week spots in the wood. Not sure what to recommend for would but ash might be a good start

  • Aaron Parker
    Aaron Parker

    >>>>> *IDEA!!*

  • Cancers free
    Cancers free

    Short lived but enough content lol

  • subyswift

    wood drive shaft white pvc pipe arouwnd it

  • อีสานบ้านเฮา กับชีวิตฝรั่ง
    อีสานบ้านเฮา กับชีวิตฝรั่ง

    Try better wood like oak

  • AJ Ca
    AJ Ca

    Probably a few cars in Cuba running around on this. Very slowly;)