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Today on Spleen's Redneck life, we attempt to drive a truck through a pond.


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#1 SpleenBeGone

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Posted 02 December 2017 - 10:43 PM

 

 

Ended up breaking the front axle. Twice actually. We fixed it after this video, tried again and snapped something else. 


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Posted 02 December 2017 - 11:18 PM

The right answer. Although I noticed you didn't try the jeep again.


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Posted 02 December 2017 - 11:29 PM

Too much water for the jeep currently. 


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Posted 03 December 2017 - 09:09 AM

Almost had it. 



#5 SpleenBeGone

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Posted 03 December 2017 - 01:00 PM

Yeah, it was going pretty well until a U joint got shredded 


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#6 Mister Sympa

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Posted 04 December 2017 - 01:51 PM

How hard is it to break an axle? I thought those boys were tough.


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#7 SpleenBeGone

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 10:03 AM

Eh, kinda depends.

 

You'd have a really hard time breaking an axle on a completely stock vehicle. They're designed to hold up to anything that engine and motor combination can throw at them.

 

When you start getting something really heavy, big tires, or a lot of power they get easier to break. Tires are the biggest thing. When you get ones that size there's a lot of leverage on the axle. If you ever look at the size of a tractor axle vs the size of a truck axle the size difference is pretty staggering. 


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#8 Mister Sympa

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Posted 05 December 2017 - 03:52 PM

Well, TIL.

 

The bigger they are, the faster that bad boy snaps like a toothpick.


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