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Im having some stability problems driving my Bronco in the rain. I have been finding that it really doesnt handle itself so well when its wet. Such as this evening coming home, im at a junction to turn left and as i give it some gas to move and turn, the rear end just spins out, so i pretty much lose control. This also happens in 4H when wet. I just seem to get too much power too quick. In the dry, ive never had this issue.

Is this a common problem? Does anyone have any solutions? Sandles when i drive? Better tyres perhaps? Does anyone know a proper PSI/BAR ratio between the front and rear tyres.

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Wish I had that power problem, and i don't know what you mean by "sandals when i drive" But it sounds like a classic horsepower versus slick pavement problem, what condition are your tires in, sounds like it's time for new ones. PSI rating is going to depend on the tire.
 

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It rains in England? lol

just kidding man. when i was over there with my 250 i just got into the grooves of the road that way you cant slide around. haha. and even if i did everyone was scared to ride beside me so it really didnt matter.
 

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It sounds like the trottle is sticking.Does the throttle feel like it is sticking just as you start moving the throttle(very common problem).If so then remove the throttle body(T/B) and clean the carbon from the T/B with a good carbon cleaner using a toothbrush,this should help.The throttle shafts also wear causing the throttle plate to be missaligned,if this is the case then the throttle plate can be slightly loosened and the realigned and the tightened.As a quick fix(after the throttle body is cleaned),The idle speed screw can be adjusted inward slightly(so as to not increase the idle speed)to move the throttle plates to minimise the binding.
 

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good advice but the roads over there are slicker than greased owl shit. i dont think it is his bronco but his car. i had the same problem in my 4 banger escort that i had in my 250 over there
 

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only advice i can give you is lay off the gas a bit more. Ease more on it. When i was in the UK (for a day) I walked everywhere besides the bus that took us from the Airport to the hotel in Troon, Scotland.
 

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You sure your 4 wheel drive is working?

Even playing in the snow, i find it hard to get the rear to break loose and fishtail out a WHOLE bunch.

Do you have the pushbutton 4 wheel drive?

I thought i got some looks in my neighborhood, i wonder what people say when they see your Bronco Roll past all those tiny cars.....that has to be really cool.
 

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Hey Mike, where would someone find greased owl shit, or how would one go about making it? :toothless

Breathe, I wish I had that problem. Just don't have such a heavy foot and you should be ok, or take off those bald tires. :toothless
 

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Bronco Rob said:
You sure your 4 wheel drive is working?

Even playing in the snow, i find it hard to get the rear to break loose and fishtail out a WHOLE bunch.

Do you have the pushbutton 4 wheel drive?

I thought i got some looks in my neighborhood, i wonder what people say when they see your Bronco Roll past all those tiny cars.....that has to be really cool.

I had a lifted 92 f 250 over there, it was about 4 inches in the air with 35 tires. like that when i bought it. and it was a big kick i even drove it to london once.....once
 

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You drove it to London!:shocked :shocked Isn't it cheaper and faster to just rent a car there?
 

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Not in the military you get gas rations there and when i was there it was about 1.15 a gallon or so
 

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Breathe said:
Im having some stability problems driving my Bronco in the rain. I have been finding that it really doesnt handle itself so well when its wet. Such as this evening coming home, im at a junction to turn left and as i give it some gas to move and turn, the rear end just spins out, so i pretty much lose control. This also happens in 4H when wet. I just seem to get too much power too quick. In the dry, ive never had this issue.

Is this a common problem? Does anyone have any solutions? Sandles when i drive? Better tyres perhaps? Does anyone know a proper PSI/BAR ratio between the front and rear tyres.

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Oooch ! It's those muckle great boots o' yours ye great git/burke/wanker !:histerica

I do know what you mean, I shortened a Honda two feet a couple of years back with a 1/2" of rain on the road and near bald tires. I managed to get it down to 7 mph by the time we "contacted".

I hydroplaned right into the poor little ricer. Bald tires and not having it in 4WD really contributed to "the accident" but so did a 1/2" of rain on the road, but there's no need to run 4WD in the rain IMO(just heavy snow).

I'd say, knowing England, get better tires. Over here in Canada I wouldn't dream of running rain tires (with that slit up the middle), but for England they might just be the cat's @$$.

Dunlop make some real sticky rain tires, as do most tire companies. Just be sure of the weight loads the P (passenger) tires will hold.

As far as air pressures go I run the maximum psi the tires will allow front and rear(mileage), but then I'm the tightest ba$turd you'll ever meet running a Bronco.

I used to run Cooper-Ss in Canada, the pure opposite of you running a Bronco in the UK. How the heck can you bring yourself to pay for the fuel !?!??!?! Do you leave your first born as security ?

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I knew when I was over there that you Brits couldn't drive anything bigger than a mini :toothless

Front and rear tires should be the same BAR. Your door jam should tell you the right pressure.

The roads over there in general seam a bit slick when it rains. Just lay off the gas. Love to see you cats drive in the snow. :histerica
I would think the door jam is wrong, Is that not for the factory tires? Who still has factory tires on their bronco, I would hope nobody since they would be over 10 years old. Read the tire it will tell you the recommended pressure rating. Or fill the tire up as to where the beveling is gone. (tire looks straight up and down)
 
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