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 • 5 991

  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland   2 weeks back

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

  • saulns
    saulns  2 hours back

    Whatever material y’all decide, it should be wrapped in carbon fiber wrap.

    • Jimmy S
      Jimmy S  8 hours back

      PVC tubing next!

      • JAY DEEE
        JAY DEEE  11 hours back

        I’m sure if u would have sleeved it would have worked

        • Tom Vandernoll
          Tom Vandernoll  11 hours back

          Build one with a harder wood type.

          • Joseph Beem
            Joseph Beem  14 hours back

            You should use a PVC pipe

            • David Adams
              David Adams  16 hours back

              Use a harder wood and actually balance it.

              • Do Kim
                Do Kim  17 hours back

                Try it again with CLT(Cross-Laminated Timber). It claims it is stronger than steel.

                • Rams495
                  Rams495  17 hours back

                  I say cut slits in the drive shaft ends and put clamps on so it squeezes the wood in addition to the epoxy.

                  • William Arrington
                    William Arrington  20 hours back

                    Cross wove bambo would probably be able to take this test... not forever but atleast one donut. Bamboo is three times stronger than timber. When compared with steel, bamboo has a greater tensile strength. The cross weave gives the advantage of the tensile strength to counter twisting

                    • Dennis Kaasjager
                      Dennis Kaasjager  24 hours back

                      Use hardwood

                      • Homeless-Brazilian
                        Homeless-Brazilian  24 hours back

                        Get a stronger wood and throw it in a lathe to see what happens

                        • Nate Sosa
                          Nate Sosa  1 days back

                          Try some bamboo!!

                          • Nate Sosa
                            Nate Sosa  1 days back

                            Resin stabilized wood would be badass!

                            • duramax502
                              duramax502  1 days back

                              PVC pipe

                              • Adam Mohammed
                                Adam Mohammed  1 days back

                                Man I always wondered about this

                                • DeviceMangler
                                  DeviceMangler  1 days back

                                  Drive shaft needs some FiberFix. They built a rollcage for a car out of that stuff and drove it off a cliff. It survived.

                                  • Crazyey
                                    Crazyey  1 days back

                                    no-one going to mention his sleek back hair and his nerd glasses XD

                                    • Dave David
                                      Dave David  1 days back

                                      Use the car as a wood lathe and sandpaper it till its balanced

                                      • Black Dot
                                        Black Dot  1 days back

                                        Wow that drive shaft lasted longer than Jeffrey Epstein in jail

                                        • Bradlee Blazintires
                                          Bradlee Blazintires  1 days back

                                          Oak probably would've lasted a bit longer. Maybe put a PVC pipe over it

                                          • Alan Benzo
                                            Alan Benzo  1 days back

                                            These guys don’t know what a lathe is

                                            • Chris
                                              Chris  2 days back

                                              I knew it wooden work.

                                            • RCPro Driver
                                              RCPro Driver  2 days back

                                              needs to be laminated boards, with the grains crossed.

                                              • Lithuanian GLOCK31_NH420

                                                The wood will easily... it's your connections that will fail. You know wood is ofter a stronger and lighter choice other than steel. If you were an engineer you would know this.

                                                • Adam Weaver
                                                  Adam Weaver  2 days back

                                                  Ya'lls need to calm down.

                                                  • Patrick
                                                    Patrick  2 days back

                                                    Soak the wood with a resin.....

                                                    • The Prometheus Report
                                                      The Prometheus Report  2 days back

                                                      I think you could have used a bit more glue

                                                      • Adam Gee
                                                        Adam Gee  2 days back

                                                        You guys still have pennies?

                                                        • Dave Pawson
                                                          Dave Pawson  2 days 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  2 days 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  2 days back

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

                                                              • Jeff Neely
                                                                Jeff Neely  2 days back

                                                                What's next a wooden turbo?

                                                                • DayTripperCrack
                                                                  DayTripperCrack  2 days 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  2 days back

                                                                    BAMBOO DRIVESHAFT

                                                                    • MrVBG
                                                                      MrVBG  2 days back

                                                                      PVC pipe with concrete?

                                                                      • ARNEL CABRERA
                                                                        ARNEL CABRERA  2 days back

                                                                        how about a concrete drive shaft

                                                                        • SwapSupra
                                                                          SwapSupra  3 days back

                                                                          do the same but wraped in ducktape!

                                                                          • Lucky Muse
                                                                            Lucky Muse  3 days 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  3 days 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  3 days back

                                                                                Turn your car into a lathe ;)

                                                                                • The Sworded Beardsman
                                                                                  The Sworded Beardsman  3 days 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  3 days back

                                                                                    hard wood worth a try

                                                                                    • Joshua Pierre
                                                                                      Joshua Pierre  3 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  3 days back

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

                                                                                        • sinaloa tc
                                                                                          sinaloa tc  3 days back

                                                                                          Try bamboo

                                                                                          • jacob 4wol
                                                                                            jacob 4wol  3 days back

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

                                                                                            • Anthony Alit
                                                                                              Anthony Alit  3 days back

                                                                                              Make one out of concrete!