high speed fish tail

evan_clanin

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okay guys, i was coming up the florida turnpike, traffic flows at about 85 and i drive a 89 toyota 4x4, cruising at about 85, i go to give it gas at it starts to have a slight fish tail, any ideals on why?
 

1992f150

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what kind of tires, lift, and road conditions?

Ever done a burnout on a dead chicken?
 

mxjeremy

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you gotta be careful driving toyotas man, they have sick power.
you were probably just burnin' out, ya know.
late.........
 

evan_clanin

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i have wranglers, 31's, and the road conditions were about 90 degrees and sunny, with 80 percent humidity, nothing unusuall for the area, no lift

<P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1>Edited by evan_clanin on 04/08/02 04:51 AM (server time).</FONT></P>
 

Prater

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Do you has a locker or limited slip?

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cleartoy

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Lockers can make the truck jerk when torque is suddenly applied.

Check for lug nuts being tight. Wheel balance.



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Donahoe

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Sounds like a rear spring bolt.

NEVER LIFT!!!!!
 

BIG_FAT_LOSER

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Try cleaning the fuel filter. Soak it in gas first to loosen the dirt.

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Kritter

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nobody mentioned to check the air in the tires

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