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

  • Published: 07 November 2019
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Comments • 5 836

  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland   7 days back

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

  • Michael Forward
    Michael Forward  4 hours back

    Make one out of concrete but make sure it has reo bar in it for strength.... maybe even do one with bar and one without to compare? 🤷‍♂️

    • daniel brownell
      daniel brownell  5 hours back

      Do the same but keep it on the lift an a grinder nd let idle nd grind it to balance

      • Mike G
        Mike G  6 hours back

        Idea - I recently broke my hand and had a cast put on. The material forms perfectly as it is wrapped and it is amazingly strong. It may be expensive though, I don't know.

        • BIG MACINTOSH 0056
          BIG MACINTOSH 0056  6 hours back

          Cover it with line-x bed liner
          That's stuff is super strong it can make an egg unbreakable so it should make the wooden driveshaft unbreakable

          • DimebaggDaniel
            DimebaggDaniel  9 hours back

            “You worked at All American Burger!”

            • swordsman51
              swordsman51  10 hours back

              Take 4 1x4s laminate them together then make them into a driveshaft

              • Austin Surber
                Austin Surber  10 hours back

                Bolt 2x4stogether with a piece of metal in the middle!!

                • Stanz B
                  Stanz B  11 hours back

                  A Lathe would've helped you out a bit.

                  • Blaise Dobson
                    Blaise Dobson  11 hours back

                    Your guys should try to make a turbocharger and put it on a car and see if it works or if it does how much pounds of boost

                    • Ethan Moss
                      Ethan Moss  11 hours back

                      You should try bamboo shoots, or like a really big piece of bamboo

                      • Ébénisterie artisanale François St-Gelais

                        Try with the center part of the tree that is the strongest!!

                        • Kenneth Baker
                          Kenneth Baker  12 hours back

                          Try different type wood like oak and a good lathe.

                          • Isaiah TD
                            Isaiah TD  12 hours back

                            this reminds me of the Dukes of Hazzard Movie. 😂

                            • james jines
                              james jines  12 hours back

                              Go to a tractor supply and buy a fence post. It’s already round just get one that’s already the right size. Or use a friends wood turner to make your 4x4 round. No run out.

                              • Marty Swartz
                                Marty Swartz  12 hours back

                                You all did a great job of the nutty professors...😂😂😂😂

                                • Hotty_ Pockets
                                  Hotty_ Pockets  13 hours back

                                  make a driveshaft out of PVC pipe

                                  • Jacob Lanier
                                    Jacob Lanier  14 hours back

                                    Use chains as a drive shaft

                                    • *Alex* V-i-P
                                      *Alex* V-i-P  15 hours back

                                      I love that grey mustang

                                      • Watz Plays
                                        Watz Plays  16 hours back

                                        try wood driveshaft but find someone with a lathe to get rid of as much run out and then you may have more success

                                        • Yankee Stone
                                          Yankee Stone  16 hours back

                                          @ Cleetus McFarland how much down force does your mullet create ??

                                          • Braedon Miller
                                            Braedon Miller  17 hours back

                                            No homo but garret be lookin like a snacc with them glasses on

                                            • Jaybop Murano
                                              Jaybop Murano  18 hours back

                                              just sprays the poor man like a roach

                                              • blood moon
                                                blood moon  18 hours back

                                                use a hardwood like oak instead of using maple lol

                                                • I'mRinoX
                                                  I'mRinoX  19 hours back

                                                  Should've gone to a dealer and told them you had issues with vibration while driving and have them inspect it.

                                                  • Jacob Condon
                                                    Jacob Condon  19 hours back

                                                    If you are going to try it with wood again might want to try building it out of plywood and using multiple layers glued together and possibly bolted down the length of the shaft maybe try and alternate the grain of the plywood when doing that.

                                                    • Ted Tries Tech
                                                      Ted Tries Tech  19 hours back

                                                      you need to laminate plywood and take to a woodshop to have it turned to the exact size!

                                                      • Nelson Alas
                                                        Nelson Alas  20 hours back

                                                        Pressure treated wood?

                                                        • routt ookc
                                                          routt ookc  20 hours back

                                                          *Garage 54 has entered the chat

                                                          • Elexa Bluejay
                                                            Elexa Bluejay  22 hours back

                                                            Sorry. I had to be the 1k dislike. Can’t be having odd numbers around here

                                                            • Ricky Hernandez
                                                              Ricky Hernandez  22 hours back

                                                              comedy haha you should keep trying!! stronger wood better measurements?!

                                                              • Bimmer Dude
                                                                Bimmer Dude  1 days back

                                                                please do a home depo fence pipe drive shaft!!

                                                                • Toby Mathis
                                                                  Toby Mathis  1 days back

                                                                  I think yall should try it with a nice wet green 4x4. Should be a little stronger

                                                                  • Morgan Adair
                                                                    Morgan Adair  1 days back

                                                                    Apparently too much free time... put either iron wood or some extreme known strong in the lathe and turn it as well as put the remained shafts in lathe and true it all.... knotty wood versus clear wood yada yada

                                                                    • dionisis001
                                                                      dionisis001  1 days back

                                                                      you should try screwing cylidrical pieces together to make a long cylinder and then do the same but with a hollow center so it looks like a tube to see if it's stronger.......

                                                                      • Eric Robert
                                                                        Eric Robert  1 days back

                                                                        PVC pipe with concrete and rebar on the inside

                                                                        • riptwan
                                                                          riptwan  1 days back

                                                                          Skip to 12:00

                                                                          • William Payne
                                                                            William Payne  1 days back

                                                                            Turn the post down on a lathe so you can get it to minimul run out, turn it down 1/2" smaller than I'd of ends, fiberglass it to exact size, then coat in 200mph tape.

                                                                            • ThePeopleVerse
                                                                              ThePeopleVerse  1 days back

                                                                              I thought this was the kind if stuff the Cleetus2 channel was set up for.

                                                                              • Regio Garage
                                                                                Regio Garage  1 days back

                                                                                I need that wing for my Stang :(

                                                                                • The reel rednecks
                                                                                  The reel rednecks  1 days back

                                                                                  Coat it in that rhino line stuff that is nearly Indestructible

                                                                                  • Eduardo Alvarez
                                                                                    Eduardo Alvarez  1 days back

                                                                                    Same size and round it to spec and wrap it in duck tape

                                                                                    • thost
                                                                                      thost  1 days back

                                                                                      how about a pvc pipe wrapped in duct tape???? Maybe start with a 3 inch pvc pipe and build it up with the duct tape till it firs and bolt that bad boy in.

                                                                                      • TheBeaterCar
                                                                                        TheBeaterCar  1 days back

                                                                                        Fun fact, two 2x4s glued and screwed together will be stronger than the 4x4. That would be a good test:)

                                                                                        • 13enXtract
                                                                                          13enXtract  1 days back

                                                                                          You need to lathe the wood shaft to try and make it more balanced I feel like

                                                                                          • Tj Miller
                                                                                            Tj Miller  1 days back

                                                                                            Use a couple pieces of rebar it’ll end up twisting together it’ll look cool and if the welds are strong enough it shouldn’t break

                                                                                            • Tj Miller
                                                                                              Tj Miller  1 days back


                                                                                              • Hayden
                                                                                                Hayden  1 days back

                                                                                                You should do an aluminum baseball bat next