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

  • Published: 07 November 2019
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Comments • 5 905

  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland   1 weeks back

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

  • Joe Angell
    Joe Angell  25 minutes back

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

    • Joshua Bryant
      Joshua Bryant  2 hours back

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

      • Dewayne Son
        Dewayne Son  3 hours back

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

        • random
          random  6 hours back

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

          • bansheemania
            bansheemania  9 hours back

            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  10 hours back

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

              • kyle kast
                kyle kast  10 hours back

                Make a hollow rebar driveshaft

                • Ross Cullen
                  Ross Cullen  10 hours back

                  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  10 hours back

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

                    • Ron Torromeo
                      Ron Torromeo  13 hours back

                      Straight ish enough

                      • Yujin La Salle
                        Yujin La Salle  15 hours back

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

                        • ThatsMyPurse IdontKnowYou

                          " im sure they can get a deal "


                          • thor_sT
                            thor_sT  16 hours back

                            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  16 hours back

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

                              • etm04040
                                etm04040  16 hours back

                                could soak the 4x4 in penetrating epoxy maybe

                                • Thomas Cary
                                  Thomas Cary  17 hours back

                                  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  17 hours back

                                    Lmfao!! 🤣🤣

                                    • J S
                                      J S  19 hours back

                                      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  20 hours back

                                        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
                                          MoistSnek  20 hours back

                                          Now test wi-fi SEMA driveshaft.

                                          • mark arnold
                                            mark arnold  20 hours back


                                            • Grey Classic
                                              Grey Classic  21 hours back

                                              14:33 if you have other things to do today

                                              • Brian Baney
                                                Brian Baney  22 hours back

                                                Should have put a bolt threw the metal an wood

                                                • Wabefuhon
                                                  Wabefuhon  22 hours back

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

                                                  • theositocharmin
                                                    theositocharmin  22 hours back

                                                    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  22 hours back

                                                      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  22 hours back

                                                        >>>>> *IDEA!!* <<<<<<
                                                        -What if- you *MUST* make one out of newspaper and epoxy... Roll it into a tube or log, and install. This new material... _Cleetus-Carbon Fiber material!?!?!_

                                                        Laminated wood in many layers with grain pattern resisting the torsional forces would work better. As you saw the wood grain is running the wrong direction for the strength you want, thus it laminated and exploded. Basically you want to make a composite material with wood and epoxy.

                                                        • Cancers free
                                                          Cancers free  1 days back

                                                          Short lived but enough content lol

                                                          • subyswift
                                                            subyswift  1 days back

                                                            wood drive shaft white pvc pipe arouwnd it

                                                            • AJ Ca
                                                              AJ Ca  1 days back

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

                                                              • Sean Bragg
                                                                Sean Bragg  1 days back

                                                                if it were pressure treated wood and you got it centered up better..... maybe survive a burn

                                                                • Zack Schwenzer
                                                                  Zack Schwenzer  1 days back

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                                                                  • ken blank
                                                                    ken blank  2 days back

                                                                    well guys you need to use a hard wood and use a torch to harden the wood dont burn the wood but close .i do same for cheap arrows
                                                                    green wood gets strong just saying that was a bad azz thing to watch

                                                                    • Emery Cottle
                                                                      Emery Cottle  2 days back

                                                                      That piece of wood is not pressure treated. If it were pressure treated, it would have holes in it and it would be a brown color.

                                                                      • Anthony French
                                                                        Anthony French  2 days back

                                                                        You guys are too funny

                                                                        • Nafryti Nosferatu
                                                                          Nafryti Nosferatu  2 days back

                                                                          why not glue a bunch of hardwood strips together and turn them round on a large lathe then install it.

                                                                          • St1ckyJesus
                                                                            St1ckyJesus  2 days back

                                                                            I'd love to see a episode using large rocks as wheels and tires

                                                                            • Onenlegbill Wick
                                                                              Onenlegbill Wick  2 days back

                                                                              Take a piece of white oak use a 4"x4" and have it turned to the ID of your shaft ends. Try home depot they have different "Hobby Wood" I get all my wood for making different cutting Boards serving Trays
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                                                                              • ROVER25X
                                                                                ROVER25X  2 days back

                                                                                Laminated wood strips.

                                                                                • spenny dee
                                                                                  spenny dee  2 days back

                                                                                  You're a idiot dude!

                                                                                  • # BallTag
                                                                                    # BallTag  2 days back

                                                                                    You people are dumb as fuck. Plus why drag this one out?

                                                                                    • Marc Flameling
                                                                                      Marc Flameling  2 days back

                                                                                      Make one out of banboo

                                                                                      • Andrew Siefker
                                                                                        Andrew Siefker  2 days back

                                                                                        I recommend a hardwood and shape it to the diameter of a regular driveshaft and add counter weights if needed.

                                                                                        • 401K_ScatPack
                                                                                          401K_ScatPack  2 days back

                                                                                          Move to Russia where this dumb crap IS entertaining. There is a Y-Tuber that could give some ideas there doing same kind of Rocket Science.

                                                                                          • Rasheed Bilal
                                                                                            Rasheed Bilal  2 days back

                                                                                            Make a driveshaft out of JB Weld putty.

                                                                                            • James Spencer
                                                                                              James Spencer  2 days back

                                                                                              Plywood. Get a sheet of good plywood and cut it into strips, glue it, screw it and make a square post.