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

  • Published: 07 November 2019
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Comments • 5 819

  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland   6 days back

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

  • Watz Plays
    Watz Plays  9 minutes 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  9 minutes back

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

      • Braedon Miller
        Braedon Miller  59 minutes back

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

        • Jaybop Murano
          Jaybop Murano  2 hours back

          just sprays the poor man like a roach

          • blood moon
            blood moon  2 hours back

            use a hardwood like oak instead of using maple lol

            • I'mRinoX
              I'mRinoX  3 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  3 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  4 hours back

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

                  • Nelson Alas
                    Nelson Alas  5 hours back

                    Pressure treated wood?

                    • routt ookc
                      routt ookc  5 hours back

                      *Garage 54 has entered the chat

                      • Elexa Bluejay
                        Elexa Bluejay  6 hours back

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

                        • Ricky Hernandez
                          Ricky Hernandez  7 hours back

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

                          • Bimmer Dude
                            Bimmer Dude  8 hours back

                            please do a home depo fence pipe drive shaft!!

                            • Toby Mathis
                              Toby Mathis  9 hours back

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

                              • Morgan Adair
                                Morgan Adair  10 hours 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  11 hours 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  12 hours back

                                    PVC pipe with concrete and rebar on the inside

                                    • riptwan
                                      riptwan  15 hours back

                                      Skip to 12:00

                                      • William Payne
                                        William Payne  16 hours 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  16 hours back

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

                                          • Regio Garage
                                            Regio Garage  16 hours back

                                            I need that wing for my Stang :(

                                            • The reel rednecks
                                              The reel rednecks  17 hours back

                                              Coat it in that rhino line stuff that is nearly Indestructible

                                              • Eduardo Alvarez
                                                Eduardo Alvarez  17 hours back

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

                                                • thost
                                                  thost  18 hours 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  18 hours back

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

                                                    • 13enXtract
                                                      13enXtract  18 hours back

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

                                                      • Tj Miller
                                                        Tj Miller  18 hours 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  18 hours back


                                                          • Hayden
                                                            Hayden  19 hours back

                                                            You should do an aluminum baseball bat next

                                                            • Sovereign Sentience
                                                              Sovereign Sentience  20 hours back

                                                              wrap the next one with resins and carbon fibre

                                                              • JIMBO SLICE
                                                                JIMBO SLICE  20 hours back

                                                                I see you guys are replicating the GM 8speed transmission wobble.

                                                                • Theevilporkchop
                                                                  Theevilporkchop  20 hours back

                                                                  Coat it in flex seal! Lmao

                                                                  • Robo_tech714
                                                                    Robo_tech714  20 hours back

                                                                    Hey Dr.spray em AlL!! What happen to your Lab coat you on fire #James 18.37 ??stop drop & roll

                                                                    • gary thompsoncindy
                                                                      gary thompsoncindy  21 hours back

                                                                      do that again this time use a piece of oak

                                                                      • S197 Beast
                                                                        S197 Beast  23 hours back

                                                                        Use pvc pipes

                                                                        • thebigblazinB
                                                                          thebigblazinB  23 hours back

                                                                          Pvc pipe driveshaft

                                                                          • Henry G
                                                                            Henry G  24 hours back

                                                                            Should have tried bamboo

                                                                            • Gear1993Head xxx
                                                                              Gear1993Head xxx  24 hours back

                                                                              Beating on a really nice car... Dumb as fuck

                                                                              • James Larkin
                                                                                James Larkin  24 hours back

                                                                                To much Mountain Dew and Weed I think.. Been there too...

                                                                                • Challenger King
                                                                                  Challenger King  1 days back

                                                                                  You came for 13:36

                                                                                  • Mmubarakk
                                                                                    Mmubarakk  1 days back

                                                                                    Put the wood drive shaft and take it to carmax for a check up it well be epic

                                                                                    • Gilbert Franklin
                                                                                      Gilbert Franklin  1 days back

                                                                                      There are two boat building channels you need to contact; Sampson Boat Co, & Acorn to Arabella. They will tell you to use live oak as the toughest wood and a lathe to perfect the shape. Boy, what you guys don't know about wood... 🤣

                                                                                      • James Cooke
                                                                                        James Cooke  1 days back

                                                                                        use abs sewer pipe for a drive shaft

                                                                                        • carlos estrada
                                                                                          carlos estrada  1 days back

                                                                                          Bullet proof glass or try a hard wood like European beech wood ..its tuff as monkey nuts

                                                                                          • Cody Smith
                                                                                            Cody Smith  1 days back

                                                                                            Hell yeah brothers that was a great idea! I think if you took multiple pieces of plywood and glued them together to make a 4x4 it would be WAY stronger due to the alternating grain of the plywood. It might even handle a burnout. Maybe even wrap it in flex tape for extra stiffness. Bog deep and let 'er eat!

                                                                                            • Turbo Mike
                                                                                              Turbo Mike  1 days back

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                                                                                              • Cole Kampstra
                                                                                                Cole Kampstra  1 days back

                                                                                                Should have used a square sleeve over the 4x4 and then pinned it ...would have taken a ton more torque