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Taimur Mirza

Jeep: CJ-7


Engine: 1KZ-TE (EFI-EGRV)

Purchased: 1997 (Re-built). Last rebuild: 2005

Gearbox: 4 Speed Automatic Aisin 340H

Axle: Forged Moser axles with a 4.56:1 ring pinion.

Tires: BFG Goodrich All Terrain 31×10.5

Other Specs: Electronic Tilt Steering, CD and Casstte player 4 speaker system. Air Conditioned with Cool Box. Fully Carpeted with Plush seats.

Jeep Profile: A 1979 Jeep CJ-7 Originally with a V-8 coupled with a 3 Speed automatic transmission. Chopped and extended by 6” with a metal top, rear sliding windows. Now powered by a Toyota 1KZ-TE, Turbo Charged Electronic Fuel Injection, exhaust gas recirculation system. 4 Speed automatic transmission – computer controlled. 1:4.56 Ring Pinion sporting 31” BFG Goodrich All Terrain tyres. Toyota Landcruiser winch. Quartz Halogen Spot Beams, Hella driving lights, custom aluminum roof rack.

Owners Profile: Taimur Mirza

Founder Member 4×4 Offroaders Club Karachi.

Angler, Conservationist.

Imad Ali

Bitten by the automotive bug even before I learned how to drive, I am known chiefly for spending as much time tinkering around under the hood and under the jeep as I do in the driver’s seat.

Vehicle: 1979 Jeep CJ-7 (currently awaiting resurrection)

Purchased: 1997

Rebuilt: June 2000

Engine: Toyota B 3.0L naturally aspirated diesel

Transmission: Toyota H55F 5 speed manual

Transfer Case: Toyota BJ40 Land Cruiser with 2 Lo option

Front Axle: Toyota BJ40 Land Cruiser, 4.10:1 R/P ratio

Rear Axle: Toyota BJ40 Land Cruiser, 4.10:1 R/P ratio

Brakes: Front discs with 4-piston calipers and rear drums

Tires: Bridgestone Desert Dueler 30×10.50 on 15×8″ alloy wheels

Suspension: Stock CJ-7 leaf springs with RS 9000 adjustable shock absorbers. polyurethane bushings.

Steering: Saginaw power-assisted recirculating ball. Momo steering wheel.

Lighting: Bosch off-road headlamps fitted with Sylvania Cool Blue 60/55W H4 bulbs; Hella 500 (100W) driving lights. Rear off-road lights 2×55W Hella lamps. Interior and under-body worklights.

Sound system: Coming soon with twin turbos

Other specs: Warn 8274 winch (8000 lbs load rated), custom built bumper and roll bar.

Coming soon: Twin turbo 2JZ-GTE swap, anti-roll bar, 32″ tires, custom suspension, new shock absorbers, weight reduction.

Dr. Mansur Ahmad

Jeep: CJ-7


Engine: Toyota B3 Overbored. Stainless steel headers, Straight through exhaust.

Purchased: 1986

Gearbox: Toyota Coaster 5-speed with extra low 1st gear.

Axles: Orignal AMC Model 20 axles in the rear, Dana 30 up front.

Tires: 32×11.5 inch Dunlop Grandtrek on 10 inch rims.

Lightening: H4 headlamps, 8 inch Nano offroad lights

Other Specs: Double shocks at all four corners, stablizer bar, traction bars, winch, extra lights. Fire extinguisher and gun rack mounted on the roll bar. On board air compressor. Travel limting straps on all 4 leaf springs. 12,000 pound Warn winch.

Custom built tailgate storage, with 2 jerry cans and 2 spare tires.

Jeep Profile: Built for extreme offroading.

Owners Profile: Dr. Mansur Ahmad

Khalid Omar

A 1952 M38 Willy’s military Jeep. This Jeep was bought by Hamid Omar in the 70’s from Lyari, where it was hauled behind a donkey cart to Shafi’s workshop. It has been rebuilt a number of times since then, and is tied with Taimur Mirza’s CJ7 for most work done on a jeep in Pakistan. It has now been handed on to his son. A 1951-2 M38, it is likely the only flatfender in Pakistan with an EFI engine.


Engine: 2LT-II – 2.4 litre turbo charged EFI diesel with the EGR removed. Custom Wiring Harness. Original Japanese radiator. Air filter from a new Toyota Hilux.

Purchased: 1970s (Re-built many times since)

Rebuilt: Almost Continuosly – last in Feb 2004.

Gearbox: Daihatsu 5 Speed Manual with on the fly 4×4.

Axles: Off a Daihutsu Rocky, with front disc brakes. 4.88 Differential ratio.

Tires: 31×10.5 Yokohama Geolander AT II + on steel rims.

Lighting: Hella european spec halogen headlamps with offroad H4 bulbs. One 300 watt Boeing light (meant for blinding buses and honda civics with 16 lights). BJ-40 signalling lamps.

Suspension: Adjustable Shock absorbers. Formerly RS9000’s which have now bit the dust. Custom stainless steel greasable shackles and u-clamps. Original M38 leafsprings. Nine way adjustable RS9000X shock absorbers on all four corners! Next update: A set of Rancho leafsprings

Other Specs: On the fly 4×4 shifting. CD Changer and Casstte player 7 5 speaker system. Air Conditioned with custom top. Power Steering. Extended fuel tank. Custom made roof rack,bumper and rollbar. Warn 8274 winch. Hood flares (for better cooling).

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