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

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  • Cleetus McFarland
    Cleetus McFarland6 muaj më parë

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

  • Dustyn Kieffer

    Dustyn Kieffer

    5 muaj më parë

    PVC tubing

  • William Lawson

    William Lawson

    5 muaj më parë

    Do a concrete one Cleetus McFarland

  • Parker Post

    Parker Post

    6 muaj më parë

    Pvc drive shaft

  • Squrkols


    6 muaj më parë

    PVC pipe, rebar and concrete

  • Jordan


    6 muaj më parë

    Should have used JB Weld for the epoxy.

  • benz merc
    benz merc19 orë më parë

    I think there was an episode on bush mechanics, where they used a tree trunk, as a drive shaft.

  • Kevin Agostini
    Kevin Agostini3 ditë më parë

    Now make a cement or concrete drive shaft and use a pvc pipe as a mold 😬

    GRFN PRJX6 ditë më parë

    try with hardwood next time

  • Drew Winstead
    Drew Winstead11 ditë më parë

    stopped watching after you tried to sell me some credit app

  • MrHaydenJr
    MrHaydenJr12 ditë më parë

    Diy carbon fiber driveshaft, use wood center it up in a fixture, then wrap it in carbonfiber mat/resin let cure, find someone with a lathe and turn it smooth

  • Michael Johnsonbaugh
    Michael Johnsonbaugh18 ditë më parë

    Imagine coming upon that scene, an idle Mustang, shards of wood underneath said crowd-eater, and three men in labcoats examining said pieces of wood in the middle of the culdesac. Oh the things you see in Florida

  • SlunkMonke
    SlunkMonke21 ditë më parë


  • Dan Kammerzelt
    Dan Kammerzelt21 ditë më parë

    Flintstones drive shaft.

  • Wadi 369
    Wadi 36923 ditë më parë

    Do something with LineX

  • BineThereDoneThat
    BineThereDoneThat25 ditë më parë

    you guys should try and install a suspension torsion bar in place of the wood you just tried and see if it make wheel hop better or worse

  • PhatSphinx
    PhatSphinx25 ditë më parë

    put a crazy stiff spring in the middle (some how)

  • Keith Thomas
    Keith Thomas25 ditë më parë

    Perhaps oak or some hard wood other then pine. Its almost the softest weakest wood there is.

  • ryan horne
    ryan horne26 ditë më parë

    use pine same joints

  • David Robinson
    David Robinson26 ditë më parë

    I like how the torch is just burning away as Dr.Sprayemall is giving his hypothesis lmfao

  • Pablo lV
    Pablo lV27 ditë më parë

    Clicked to let yal know yal stupid. The leaf blower video was awesome but this.....stupid

  • Allen Sailers
    Allen Sailers27 ditë më parë


  • cody gill
    cody gill28 ditë më parë

    You guys should do a video where you take a car without a drive line and push it down the road to make it look like it was running and have the person park it running like a bait car 😂

  • Renats Dubrovskis
    Renats DubrovskisMuaj më parë

    You shouldve tried ironwood way tougher

  • Jacob Petrov
    Jacob PetrovMuaj më parë

    It's funny James is still as completely serious and thoughtful as when he's getting Leroy ready for their races.

  • Black HAT
    Black HATMuaj më parë

    When you say dont try this at home your talking about the shaft right because i like lighting my friends on fire <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="124">2:04</a>

  • Stephen Lubey
    Stephen LubeyMuaj më parë

    Rubber drive shaft

  • shavezwill1222
    shavezwill1222Muaj më parë

    A metal fence post

  • Andreas Berglund
    Andreas BerglundMuaj më parë

    Make another one! But this time straight and balanced. And also look for a pole from de center of the tree. That has complete fiber rings you know.

  • Jeffrey Ziola
    Jeffrey ZiolaMuaj më parë

    I would try a solid piece of dry aged piece of wood like a old old barn wood

  • Jeroen Kuivenhoven
    Jeroen KuivenhovenMuaj më parë

    Tray it wiht hardwood😜

  • vwharman
    vwharmanMuaj më parë

    Quarter sawn maple, good hardwood would at least have a shot at a burn out...

  • Mark Phillips
    Mark PhillipsMuaj më parë

    Get a wood lathe and turn it to size then wrap it with fiberglass and resin let cure and install it

  • David Colwell
    David ColwellMuaj më parë

    Cleetus: Cuts drive shaft with a whoopdido ‘’Whatever dude it’ll work this is just science” lmao I found this so hilarious.

  • Mophie
    MophieMuaj më parë

    Wood is super weak when twisted and that kind of wood is like so weak and brittle lol

  • Cameron Ross
    Cameron RossMuaj më parë

    concrete with rebar

  • Neko Rodgers
    Neko RodgersMuaj më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="125">2:05</a> is the butane torch just turned on and sitting on the table while he's flailing his arms around?

  • J Coggs
    J CoggsMuaj më parë

    Should have used pressure treated! LOL

  • Mike Adkins
    Mike AdkinsMuaj më parë

    Use balsa wood. That will be like an unuptanium driveshaft

  • zinger dwarf
    zinger dwarfMuaj më parë

    ld try hard wood(oak or cerry) rather than soft wood If you want to go all out use green curupy. i'm sure the results would be different

  • Logan B
    Logan BMuaj më parë

    Why do you still have pennies?

  • master582
    master582Muaj më parë

    Perhaps turning the wood on a Lathe first and then consider hollowing the shaft with a few support bands around the exterior like a barrel.

  • Phi Helix
    Phi HelixMuaj më parë

    Put metal straps down each side 2"thick x 1/4"w for strength.

  • Carl Freiermuth
    Carl FreiermuthMuaj më parë

    try to make one with Hickory or that heavy dark wood from asia kamagong or steel wood, it has lots of names. It's even heavier than Hickory

  • Hh Hh
    Hh HhMuaj më parë

    Why is their science car 100000 times better than my daily😭

  • Russell Wright
    Russell WrightMuaj më parë

    do it with a hard wood dude, Jarrah would be a great choice

  • Terry Weston
    Terry WestonMuaj më parë

    Bamboo, test a single large diameter, against canes duct taped together.

  • Kyle Kuhbander
    Kyle KuhbanderMuaj më parë

    That cooper dude just looks annoying. Strait debbie downer face in every episode.

  • Eddie Tapuro
    Eddie TapuroMuaj më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="1025">17:05</a> cleetus hits his head on the diff 😂 @cleetus mcfarland

  • Bobby Loomis
    Bobby LoomisMuaj më parë

    Weld a bunch of suspension springs inline and use as a drive shaft. Preload will be a MoFo

  • Ryan Mcadams
    Ryan McadamsMuaj më parë

    PVC pipe full of epoxy

  • Vasili Panin
    Vasili PaninMuaj më parë

    No slip joint?

  • Rob
    RobMuaj më parë

    You used the softest wood ever lol try a decent hard wood

  • Cameron1177
    Cameron1177Muaj më parë

    Boys, it wasn't trying to pogo the car. That was a textbook joepoke.

  • J2498
    J24982 muaj më parë

    I think Fred Flintstone designed the driveshaft.

  • Jonathan Garrison
    Jonathan Garrison2 muaj më parë

    I bet a round post would have fared better.

  • Just1ofGod
    Just1ofGod2 muaj më parë

    1 use a freaking lathe get it perfectly strait 2 use a hardwood might be able to do a burnout then.

  • Mark Nowakowski
    Mark Nowakowski2 muaj më parë

    Hahahahaha was a no brainer NO BUENO HOLMS

  • Paul Davies
    Paul Davies2 muaj më parë

    Use the same wood and put some perforated angles on the edges for strength. Paul (New Zealand) let me know what you think? 🚘🚘

  • N Venus
    N Venus2 muaj më parë

    What about a PVC drive shaft

  • Matthew Califana
    Matthew Califana2 muaj më parë

    Next time try to get the grain so is not offset (ring pattern ) Nice try the bolts workred

  • riley smart
    riley smart2 muaj më parë

    Did it slept a lot

  • Daniel Marek
    Daniel Marek2 muaj më parë

    Should have used some thick wall PVC pipe.

  • Chris Dowland
    Chris Dowland2 muaj më parë

    Next time warp it in gorilla tape lol

  • Kevin Willard
    Kevin Willard2 muaj më parë

    Try to find a piece of eucalyptus wood and

  • Kevin Willard

    Kevin Willard

    2 muaj më parë

    Orientate the grain counter to the rotation and have someone turn it on a lathe

  • shadowsaidhe
    shadowsaidhe2 muaj më parë

    if you were going to use wood you should have used hardwood and when it was still up on the hoist you could have at least used the grinder on it like a lathe to get it a bit better balanced

  • cadmonkey928
    cadmonkey9282 muaj më parë

    make a big chunk of rubber drive shaft. sketchy and strechy!

  • Matthew Amador
    Matthew Amador2 muaj më parë

    Do more stuff like this please!! Utilize the Freedom Factory while you're at it!

  • George
    George2 muaj më parë

    nice car

  • Michael Colgan
    Michael Colgan2 muaj më parë

    I would like to see a oak drive shaft totally dry like 5% moisture turned round by a guy who has a wood lathe . Then epoxy the ends together with 3/8 bolts try and get it balanced please for safety . It might work or not lol

  • Michael Colgan
    Michael Colgan2 muaj më parë

    OK two mistakes in 90 seconds first was allowing Experian boost to screw your credit giving them more info lol especially if you were late paying utilities lol ... Then you making a wooden drive shaft with wet home depot wood. I love watching you channel but you scare the shit out of me

  • Dan The Tech
    Dan The Tech2 muaj më parë

    square stock tac welded or see how well you can fill the gap between the square stock and the drive shaft ends

  • Iam Brunskill
    Iam Brunskill2 muaj më parë

    Speaking of Dail I'm watching one of his old races on tv rn

    DAVIN DAHL2 muaj më parë


  • Melting Hero
    Melting Hero2 muaj më parë

    I want a lego drive shaft video next please

  • DrDysl3xia
    DrDysl3xia2 muaj më parë

    <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="722">12:02</a> I have a prediction... that exhaust is going to get blown off.

  • DrDysl3xia


    2 muaj më parë

    Looks like the exhaust survived.

  • Joe Szucs
    Joe Szucs2 muaj më parë

    At least use an lvl or make your own.

  • Greg Graham
    Greg Graham2 muaj më parë

    you should use Brazilian wood "Ipe"

  • bryan diel
    bryan diel2 muaj më parë

    Alright Garrett, dont let them tear up the 'Stanger with that soft ass wood! If you don't want it I'll take it!!

  • Tony C
    Tony C2 muaj më parë

    Most dumbest thing I have seen

  • That Pedal Shmoe
    That Pedal Shmoe2 muaj më parë

    More videos like this

  • Texasrebel1967
    Texasrebel19672 muaj më parë

    use a harder wood and have a woodshop put it on a lathe then balance it

  • Benny T
    Benny T2 muaj më parë

    Gotta try this same test with bamboo...

  • FiveMinuteHippo


    Muaj më parë

    @Benny T Plus the weight advantage :-D

  • Benny T

    Benny T

    2 muaj më parë

    @FiveMinuteHippo I'd think at least, bamboo would have more torsional strength than most hardwood even.

  • FiveMinuteHippo


    2 muaj më parë

    Agreed, Bamboo should be way more durable.

  • Apple Bag
    Apple Bag2 muaj më parë

    all them bald eagles tore her apart

  • scracer24c
    scracer24c2 muaj më parë

    Who doesn’t like getting their wood “Heated Up”.... 😉

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