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post #1 of 5 Old 10-07-2012, 07:39 PM Thread Starter
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1980 cj5

Just installed new mosier axles in my cj followed instructions to a t ..drives up and down the road fine.. But when sitting in the garage and i rock it back and forth the rear end pops ... Please help ..we plan to go to windrock this weekend thanks

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post #2 of 5 Old 10-08-2012, 01:58 AM
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are you certain its the rear end and not a body mount loose?
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-14-2012, 07:52 AM Thread Starter
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Come to find out it was a U bolt that some how allowed to rear to move within the springs...just a few turns of a wrench and was fine... WINDROCK trip went well...broke nothing!!! I did have one MAJOR problem.. when climbing straight up the hills...my CJ would spit and sputter and sometimes (many times) die...was feathering the gas all day...I'm thinking a carb. issue... ANY ADVISE??
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post #4 of 5 Old 10-14-2012, 08:23 AM
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Come to find out it was a U bolt that some how allowed to rear to move within the springs...just a few turns of a wrench and was fine... WINDROCK trip went well...broke nothing!!! I did have one MAJOR problem.. when climbing straight up the hills...my CJ would spit and sputter and sometimes (many times) die...was feathering the gas all day...I'm thinking a carb. issue... ANY ADVISE??
Very common. Do a little reading on carb swaps. I just swapped a MC2100 on mine, and can't get steep enough for it to flood. The day I threw the old Carter carb in the trash, was one of the happiest days in my Jeep's life.

78 CJ7.. 258.. TH400/Dana18.. SOA/stock YJ springs.. 35" General Grabbers.. Waggy 44s.. 4.88 gears...Spartan/Lockright...Fiberglass front to rear
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post #5 of 5 Old 10-14-2012, 08:27 AM
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I did have one MAJOR problem.. when climbing straight up the hills...my CJ would spit and sputter and sometimes (many times) die.
Is it JUST going up steep hills? or anytime you are under load? Like, does it also sputter if you floor it in a high gear and low RPM?

If its just hills, then probobly just in the carb, ie bad float, etc.
If anytime under load, then could be a long list. ie ignition system (plugs, caps, wires). The engine needs a strong spark when under load, so you don't always notice you need a tuneup until you start going up a hill.

Or maybe odd things, timing way off, bad vac leak, stuck choke, etc.
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