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

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  • Published: 07 November 2019
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Comments • 5 967

  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland   2 weeks back

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

  • Patrick
    Patrick  2 hours back

    Soak the wood with a resin.....

    • The Prometheus Report
      The Prometheus Report  3 hours back

      I think you could have used a bit more glue

      • Adam Gee
        Adam Gee  5 hours back

        You guys still have pennies?

        • Dave Pawson
          Dave Pawson  5 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  6 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  6 hours back

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

              • Jeff Neely
                Jeff Neely  7 hours back

                What's next a wooden turbo?

                • DayTripperCrack
                  DayTripperCrack  9 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  10 hours back

                    BAMBOO DRIVESHAFT

                    • MrVBG
                      MrVBG  11 hours back

                      PVC pipe with concrete?

                      • ARNEL CABRERA
                        ARNEL CABRERA  13 hours back

                        how about a concrete drive shaft

                        • SwapSupra
                          SwapSupra  20 hours back

                          do the same but wraped in ducktape!

                          • Lucky Muse
                            Lucky Muse  21 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  22 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  23 hours back

                                Turn your car into a lathe ;)

                                • The Sworded Beardsman
                                  The Sworded Beardsman  24 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  1 days back

                                    hard wood worth a try

                                    • Joshua Pierre
                                      Joshua Pierre  1 days 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  1 days back

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

                                        • sinaloa tc
                                          sinaloa tc  1 days back

                                          Try bamboo

                                          • jacob 4wol
                                            jacob 4wol  1 days back

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

                                            • Anthony Alit
                                              Anthony Alit  1 days back

                                              Make one out of concrete!

                                              • Anthony Alit
                                                Anthony Alit  1 days 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  2 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  2 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  2 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  1 days back

                                                                                    @Joshua Pierre 😆 did not notice that till now

                                                                                  • Joshua Pierre
                                                                                    Joshua Pierre  1 days 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

                                                                                        • username username
                                                                                          username username  2 days back

                                                                                          Imprethhing

                                                                                          • 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