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

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Comments • 6 053

  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland  Month ago +977

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

    • William Lawson
      William Lawson 5 hours ago

      Do a concrete one Cleetus McFarland

    • Parker Post
      Parker Post 16 days ago

      Pvc drive shaft

    • Squrkols
      Squrkols Month ago +2

      PVC pipe, rebar and concrete

    • Jordan
      Jordan Month ago

      Should have used JB Weld for the epoxy.

    • Nate 2283
      Nate 2283 Month ago +2

      Laminated wood beam

  • Ben Wingo
    Ben Wingo 3 hours ago

    Try a piece of oak turn it in a wood lathe should have much better results, pine wood is just too soft, have fun with crazy ideas.

  • William Lawson
    William Lawson 5 hours ago

    A nice gutter pipe jam 1 side in bolt it fill with concrete and bolt the other end in

  • William Lawson
    William Lawson 5 hours ago

    Build one out of concrete

  • 427med
    427med Day ago

    look boys and girls this is what happens when you do drugs like these fucking morons and think they are funny

  • martin jimenez
    martin jimenez Day ago

    It’d work if ya lineX it

  • Jason Aquarium Nacelli

    Reenforce bamboo drive shaft

  • utubesuxb4lls
    utubesuxb4lls 2 days ago

    get the post lathed and coat it in epoxy!

  • Jay Nottingham
    Jay Nottingham 2 days ago

    What would work best requires more work but you could get a solid sheet of 1/4 or 3/8 sheet, cut it into appropriatewidths and lengths and epoxy the layers on top of each other to build it up to the appropriate thickness. I think it will hold

  • Riptide Joyride
    Riptide Joyride 3 days ago

    Very underrated for the “scientific” projects you do :)

  • Sanidhya Kashyap
    Sanidhya Kashyap 3 days ago

    "Cut twice, measure once"😂

  • Ian Stoufflet
    Ian Stoufflet 3 days ago +1


  • NeoIsrafil
    NeoIsrafil 3 days ago

    Just pop her up on some jackstands and take a chisel to the shaft like a lathe! Lol

  • NeoIsrafil
    NeoIsrafil 3 days ago

    Bet itd work great with ebony...or maybe even just oak

  • Woshemen
    Woshemen 3 days ago

    Do Bamboo!!!!

  • Joe H
    Joe H 3 days ago

    Turn the ends on a lathe so it' centered. Use oak or hickory wood.

  • Anad Reltub
    Anad Reltub 4 days ago

    Turn a 6x6 on a wood lathe. O.D. the size of the shaft with a shoulder diameter on each end to insert into inner tube diameters...

  • Owen Lee
    Owen Lee 5 days ago

    Who’s airboat is that yours🤔🤔

  • Chris Conley
    Chris Conley 5 days ago

    2 2x4s nailed together is stronger and will flex more before it breaks

  • --
    -- 6 days ago

    Damn, felt like I was watching Neutral Drop! usclip.net/channel/UCc5IUyv4Wi_3ZklmerIW4-w

  • Preston Snelson
    Preston Snelson 6 days ago

    Use the same idea but center it up and maybe put it on a wood lathe, make it round and coat it with Gorilla glue and Gorilla ducktape👍

  • ocn2u
    ocn2u 6 days ago

    Even if it was only 50 horsepower the wood stick would not have worked you guys wasted your money and your time come up with better content

  • Ben Burton
    Ben Burton 6 days ago

    Build one from Pyrex

  • Larry Temen
    Larry Temen 6 days ago

    Hard wood. Not that kind you used. Then, it will probably work a little bit better

  • David Martin
    David Martin 6 days ago +1

    You should try using one of these strong woods.
    Schinopsis balansae
    Lignum vitae
    Piptadenia Macrocarpa
    Brazilian Olivewood
    Brazilian Ebony
    Brazilian Walnut
    African Pearwood....or maybe try just oak lol

  • sean carroll
    sean carroll 6 days ago

    Get Redwood, not Pine. Use same glue and turn the wood down on a lathe.


    I love the color of your sn95 mustang. If you ever want to get rid of it, let me know. I'm a Chevy guy but dig your science mule. Lol.. hell yeah brother!!

  • Khyl Brekelmans
    Khyl Brekelmans 7 days ago

    Let see if this wood work 😂 I guess not

  • All Things Offroad
    All Things Offroad 7 days ago

    “Termites in your drive shaft, no good”

  • wooodrow99
    wooodrow99 7 days ago

    Straight grain billet of thermally modified Ash or Hickory turned and some proper sleeves for the bolted connections and I’m pretty sure I could make a shaft that could take a burnout.

  • Krunoslav Šokić
    Krunoslav Šokić 7 days ago

    ...maybe next ime you should make a bit more tight fit and soak up the wood for it to expand and grip it from inside. Maybe those bolts compromised the strenght as it cracked the wood grain. Also by soaking the wood it would make it bit more flexible...xP

  • You
    You 7 days ago

    You need to use a really hard wood

  • dubsaloon Moore
    dubsaloon Moore 8 days ago

    What a bunch of goobers! I LOVE YOU GUYS!

  • RICHARD Sink
    RICHARD Sink 8 days ago

    wrap oak with fiberglass ;)

  • Brian Bass
    Brian Bass 8 days ago +1

    This is how you know you own a ford 🤦🏽‍♂️

    • Zedthejoker
      Zedthejoker 5 days ago

      When you put a fence post on the drivetrain?

  • 54raceman
    54raceman 8 days ago

    That expanding glue spilling on a brand new(2days old) $750+ varsity jacket makes for a really crappy day ....... don’t ask how I know lol

  • Backyard builder
    Backyard builder 8 days ago

    I am sure it would have lasted longer if it were wrapped in duct tape and they made a wooden driveshaft loop for protection.

  • Mick7sp
    Mick7sp 9 days ago +1

    How much wood could a mustang Chuck if a mustang could Chuck wood?

    BASSIN’ NISSAN 10 days ago

    Straight piece of a locust tree branch 👌

  • Capposteve
    Capposteve 10 days ago

    get someone to turn down a hardwood shaft. i reckon that would sort it

  • Lucas Hoheisel
    Lucas Hoheisel 10 days ago

    I thought you'd use like bolts and turn It or something

  • FullFledged2010
    FullFledged2010 11 days ago +1

    Few tiewraps and ducttape should be fine 👌😅

  • Dar Fo
    Dar Fo 11 days ago +1

    Thats actually pretty straight lumber for home depot standards! lol

  • Björne sägerdom
    Björne sägerdom 11 days ago

    Exhaust pipe

  • John Shephard
    John Shephard 12 days ago

    Oak would be the answer, or any hardwood. Having said that, Willow has good torsional properties.

  • thomas kahn
    thomas kahn 13 days ago

    Bed liner dip it

  • Daniel myalik
    Daniel myalik 13 days ago

    Get a pvc pipe and fill it up with jb weld

    OLLIE BEAL 13 days ago

    Get it spinning fast and use it like a lathe to make it centred

  • Rob
    Rob 13 days ago

    5:00 such a scumbag move. Treating others property like your playground grow the fuck up.

  • Blunt Force
    Blunt Force 14 days ago

    Use the greystang as a lathe, lathe-stang

  • Coen80
    Coen80 14 days ago

    at 14:00 it should have "a whole lotta shakin' going on" playing on the radio!

  • Rasmus Wahlstedt
    Rasmus Wahlstedt 14 days ago

    I have confidence that this could work surprisingly well, if done properly. However that takes skill to complete. Propshafts are more about RPM than torque. A shaft made of hardwood, say Hickory, and precision turned diameter and balancing. I'd bet it would be good for 150-200 HP.

  • Mario Romero
    Mario Romero 14 days ago

    How to make tooth picks 101

  • j agustin
    j agustin 14 days ago

    That mustang popped a woody hahahahaha

  • Jms 2mil
    Jms 2mil 14 days ago

    Build a drive shaft out of pvc pipe

  • Official_ Hydra
    Official_ Hydra 14 days ago

    Build one out of cement

  • cody kamminga
    cody kamminga 15 days ago

    12:30 you can thank me later

  • Sean Kelly
    Sean Kelly 15 days ago +1

    Get a peice of 3x3 oak cut on a center leathe to size and then wrap the timber in fiberglass

  • pdiddyfx
    pdiddyfx 15 days ago

    Can u donate the spoiler to me lol

  • Hayden Campos
    Hayden Campos 15 days ago +2

    Do a wood post then get it sprayed with line-x