Snowmobile Powered Sports Car Gets Custom Drivetrain

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Time to get the custom CVT drivetrain ready to rock! In this episode we finish the engine mounts, super charger support and get our Triumph Spitfire ready to run! Unfortunately we are still waiting on supercharger oil before we can run but we will be testing and running our supercharged RX1 in the next episode.
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Wiliann Oliveira
Wiliann Oliveira - 3 måneder siden
alex 1
alex 1 - 3 måneder siden
cool car. how much it weight and how mucj it weight with original motor and without any changes yuu have made and how much power orinal motor has.
Dax arms
Dax arms - 3 måneder siden
The blue and white VW microbus are you planning to turn into a pickup truck?
Tom Brown
Tom Brown - 10 måneder siden
I am a 67 yo mechanic/machinist your imagination and fabrication are outstanding at times ... but also sometimes you make my left eye start to twitch " if you know what I mean". keep up with the project and the vids. Thanks, Tom
19 09
19 09 - År siden
Mickah Fernandez
Mickah Fernandez - År siden
What motor is in this, my buddy is wanting to put a rotax 500 in his 80s Toyota truck
Brian Corrigan
Brian Corrigan - År siden
scatter shield or pre-castrated test pilot
Chris Martin
Chris Martin - År siden
Off the rails crazy nice work
Dave Stambaugh
Dave Stambaugh - År siden
If you learn about feeds and speeds on the lathe you can make that in about a half an hour. When using carbide tools it is ok if the chips are hot and blue.
TheMattc999 - År siden
1:34 looks like _somebody_ needs a 4 jaw chuck.....😁
Gerry Stewart
Gerry Stewart - År siden
The slo-mo welding sparks are brilliant.
Mattie g'rock
Mattie g'rock - År siden
Cant wait for the snowmobile car to be done such a wicked sick build
Joe Wynn
Joe Wynn - År siden
Justin Timberlake has some badass fabricating skills!! Lol
Zues Toots
Zues Toots - År siden
low power, high revving engine with no torque in a car... OK.. Awesome work but, THE FUCK!?
Cashh Nasty
Cashh Nasty - År siden
I have no idea what you guys talk about but I love it I wanna get into cars when I get older lmao I wish I could just get one my broke ass😂 new sub I love your guys work
Deference to Dusk
Deference to Dusk - År siden
I just picked up my Spitfire today and this is super intriguing and entertaining. Really excited to see where this goes!
Ramon Reyna
Ramon Reyna - År siden
Thanks again grind hard plumbing co. For this build. Super excited to see it drive. And perform.
313 SimRacing
313 SimRacing - År siden
this is so cool
Wade Reuty
Wade Reuty - År siden
Finish the Triumph so I can watch! And keep playing the good music!
Luke Kolodziej
Luke Kolodziej - År siden
That Intro though! so good
WildBoer - År siden
I feel like the belt on the CVT is gonna slip before you blow out a diff.
Nel Robert
Nel Robert - År siden
You do know you Can make Electric Big wheel street legal
Евгений Баркалов
Melissa Rea
Melissa Rea - År siden
Would you not have saved an hour on that lathe by using the grinder to "rougly" make that square circle-ish first? Turning down a square is a pain in a metal lathe. All you have to do is cut off a few corners first.
StiLL J - År siden
Im so excited for this build! 😁🙌 on another note, @AkinaBoy is a master with the beats & all round filming/editing. Nothing but #class ! 💯✔
chucknoia 39
chucknoia 39 - År siden
this crazy idea, but genius, I loved it
Mike Hickman
Mike Hickman - År siden
What kind of supercharger goes zpheeeww whitchhhhh? Lmfao u guys r awesome. If im ever out ur way im lookin yall up. If your ever in michigan hit me up. We can ride or build some sht. Look for sparks welding in monroe mi, im the owner 👍keep up the crazy builds guys your an inspiration.
bansheemania - År siden
I Come for the Music..Wish i had this as My Life Soundtrack 😎
Go2ISU - År siden
@AvE inspired content.
Mike Jeffers
Mike Jeffers - År siden
The sound effects are stellar
K.A.C Music&Art
K.A.C Music&Art - År siden
Been awhile since i heard some of your older tracks! They just have an OG feel to them, always nice to hear your sound cloud stuff in vid!
Fernando TRD
Fernando TRD - År siden
Land to water _
Land to water _ - År siden
3:20 I have the exact same ones😂
Titchness - År siden
Very interested to see how it turns out.
Question is, how fast will it be with that snowmobile gearbox? Why not just reuse the snowmobile engine and connect the old gearbox?
Bryan Roupe
Bryan Roupe - År siden
I would have put a 302 and t5 in it. 5.3 would be cool but if you like bangin gears your going to spend $2500 on a manual trans for a LS. ..... and thats why i like sbf/t5. $300 engine and $300 trans. If you get a 302 out of a explorer with gt40/p heads you can make over 300 fwhp with a simple cam swap. But it will weigh alot more than this. They did this swap on motor trend a few years ago and it was mental. That was just a stock Lo-Po 302 out of a truck or something with probably under 180 fwhp.
Zach Cooper
Zach Cooper - År siden
“I did some math” “-for once” 😂😂😂
Bryden Al
Bryden Al - År siden
Looks like it will pay off an be a blast, Enjoy it an get some serious lighting later on. Or it could be a strugle. Iv got a small vehicle an seeing at night is tough.
william martel
william martel - År siden
Love the channel. Keep up the great content. But I did notice that the belt is sitting to low in the secondary. Either that belt is shot or the secondary is not shimmed correctly. You will lose on both ends. You will be starting out in a higher gear and the primary won't be able to pull the belt all the way into the secondary to get max shift out. Rule of thumb is the bottom of the upper cogs should be even with the top of the secondary shives. If this helps at all.
Samuel - År siden
Son re falsos la miniatura no tiene nada ver con el video
C M B - År siden
FABrication! 👍
Kael Williams
Kael Williams - År siden
garrett bryson
garrett bryson - År siden
You guys are awesome. I'm anxiously waiting for the triumph
THE Bennett Fady
THE Bennett Fady - År siden
I knew it was going down when the music came on
Bill Allen
Bill Allen - År siden
141👎...= 141 bitches who don't build anything ,who are armchair quarterback's and probably have tiny weiners ,kick puppies and drown kittens.....from Wyoming USA 🔫🤠
B is for Broke
B is for Broke - År siden
Man you guys fricken exploded in popular since I subed! 400+k subs now is mental! Keep on the grind you’ll make to 1m just wait
620turbo - År siden
A friend of mine has already built a Yamaha 750 triple powered Miata that raced 24 Hours of LeMons. The CVT/2stroke combination makes a fun car.
I know you have used snowmobile powertrain elsewhere. If you search Google for "snowmochop", you'll find my Polaris 550 powered rigid frame chopper.
Good luck.
Kj Dude
Kj Dude - År siden
I like the tease in the background at 17:14😂
CT gamer
CT gamer - År siden
go to the measurements of the jeep stroller of the princesses but especially that of the chassis please
Emilien.L - År siden
Camaro New Project??
manny thehunter
manny thehunter - År siden
Did I spot a kids car in the corner by the stove??
G lo Films
G lo Films - År siden
You guys build/fabricate everything so perfect and precise it's amazing love the channel
Philip - År siden
great sponsor guys!
Joey Perkins
Joey Perkins - År siden
Can't wait to see this finished
matthew dyess
matthew dyess - År siden
Please turn your intro into a full blown Family Matters montage
Cool gatez
Cool gatez - År siden
flex this
flex this - År siden
Cant wait see the end of both the builds the rear end of buggy looks sick
Mike Peterson
Mike Peterson - År siden
A good example of why machine work costs so much. Interesting build guys.
Kree8ivitee - År siden
Whomever is giving the thumbs down here is just so unhappy with themselves. But the biggest haters are the biggest fans.
jrifda1 - År siden
Love the slow Mo @12:45... So freakin cool:)))
Music Pro Svit
Music Pro Svit - År siden
Very nice work. Have not seen any other channel do these crazy mods.
Joseph Glazier
Joseph Glazier - År siden
For one of your next projects you should find an old old bumper car and turn it into a hot rod go cart
lake rouse
lake rouse - År siden
Sick short intro!
Blake Dunn
Blake Dunn - År siden
I have the exact same style of drive shaft design in my 2009 Vstar 650 classic. In a forum I'm on I get constant posts of that being a huge fail point. Just a thought. First comment on any channel in my life. Great job, if anyone on YouTube deserves a break it is the minds that make this content possible.
Captain Candycorn
Captain Candycorn - År siden
Why does he keep saying Yhheeewwww
Dawson Daly
Dawson Daly - År siden
As always, gorgeous build, edit and production. No cheesy intro, straight to it. Keep em coming guys!
Brice Snip Clips
Brice Snip Clips - År siden
Interest is peaked for this one
Brice Snip Clips
Brice Snip Clips - År siden
Simply no limits for these guys
Alex Christian
Alex Christian - År siden
The clutch space doesn’t have to be perfectly spaced apart just tight enough that the belt isn’t slacking and that you aren’t pulling the belt to much
Chuck Wagon
Chuck Wagon - År siden
Let me begin with saying that Edwin has some great fabricating skill. His ability to make these conversions takes awesome imagination and engineering skill.
The thing that I don't understand is, why he takes such unusual challanges and makes remarkable conversions on things which are not going to serve any practical purpose. It seems to be a, "build it to destroy it" approach. Kind of, make these wacky things just for the heck of it?? I understand that its just for fun, but his talent and engineering skills seem to me, to be wasted on kind of senseless projects. His skill and imagination could be put to much more practical use. There is genius in his craftsmanship. His efforts to create someting extraordinary are fun, but are also impractical.
He should channel his skill to create things that are useful and marketable. I know he would be very good at it. I'd like to see him stop playing in the sandbox and put his remarkable skill to practical use. Just my opinion.
Tom Zborovsky
Tom Zborovsky - År siden
I'm not sure if you guys have covered this before, but Ethan, I'm really curious to know your background? Everything I've seen on this channel has been an amazing feat of engineering and design so it makes me wonder where it stems from.
Evan Hord
Evan Hord - År siden
I can’t wait to see what kind of damage you can do when you get a mill!
Xeuzi - År siden
ethan = engineer x20000
Gnome FPV
Gnome FPV - År siden
Just awesome.
Jub Threesixnine
Jub Threesixnine - År siden
Love ya work dudes,
Big shout out from Brisbane Queensland Australia
Jesse Ovalle
Jesse Ovalle - År siden
I love the things y'all do man so inspirational
Surya Raghavendran
Surya Raghavendran - År siden
Nostalgic Barbie car soundtrack
Melissa Hill
Melissa Hill - År siden
You don't "lathe" TURN parts on a LATHE.
Mike Popp
Mike Popp - År siden
Good one
dmonkfunk - År siden
this is nearly magic.
Zachary Stone
Zachary Stone - År siden
Shop ghosts above Ethan's head at 0:23
Daryl Phipps
Daryl Phipps - År siden
Can't wait to see this thing shredding some tires!
Jeff Smith
Jeff Smith - År siden
awesome work guys -- might i strongly recommend a steel hoop cage around the front u joints?
Whitpusmc - År siden
I think I have the same lathe as you do. I also owned two Triumph Spitfires in my youth. They were fun cars but less than reliable on my college student budget.
mmgtl - År siden
👍👍on the hole for the socket to get to the bolt, car engineer's don't think of stuff like that.
Mill Boss
Mill Boss - År siden
Can't wait to hear it run and put power to the ground! Nice build.
mmgtl - År siden
You should use a Subaru rear suspension after the spitfire rear end blows
Rob Sorgdrager
Rob Sorgdrager - År siden
Did he just say " slut "......he's gonna slut/slip that in there.....😂🤣😂
Preston Cole
Preston Cole - År siden
sandpoint represent. keep engineering goodness guys.
billy moon
billy moon - År siden
Favorite new phrase now. “Ima slut slip it on”
Alfredo Berroa
Alfredo Berroa - År siden
Por favor podrian ponerles subtitulos en español
back wheel bandits
back wheel bandits - År siden
Wats that big yellow car toy box behind you ?.
jospi2 - År siden
Looks like a Power Wheels Camaro.
robert miller
robert miller - År siden
as you get better, that lave will become one of your number one pieces of equipment, with it, a welder and grinder you can make anything.
Jacob Buckle
Jacob Buckle - År siden
Above your head...on the ceiling... 20 seconds into the
Murray Madness
Murray Madness - År siden
John Pagel built a miata with 3-cyl and cvt belt drive. The belt drive was a reliability failure. Why not just use a 5-speed???
Antti Harri
Antti Harri - År siden
The bearing holder is too loose if the bearing just slides in.
Ghiorghe Cirpaci
Ghiorghe Cirpaci - År siden
On a car I'll tell you my address is it in Ireland in tallaght Cross West GTA V eight
Carson Proctor
Carson Proctor - År siden
so that is a triumph spitfire but what year?
Snowman's Powersports
Snowman's Powersports - År siden
Is that a barbie camaro in the backround?
Shawn Strode
Shawn Strode - År siden
This is a master machine operator. He gives great tips on set up and operation of lathes and other machines.
adventurewagen 1
adventurewagen 1 - År siden
That timing belt idler pulley is powered metal, may not be the strongest. Just fyi