Gryphon Engineering is closing in December 2024

We are not taking on any new customers as we finalise our remaining projects

We’d like to thank our loyal customers supporting us since 2011

Gryphon Engineering & Automotive
Gryphon Engineering Cairns, your one stop shop for all your 4WD mechanical repairs and accessories

Gryphon Engineering Cairns We are 4WD enthusiasts ourselves and practice what we preach. If you’ve got a different project in mind, let us know by sending us an email with a description and photos of your rig, or better yet, bring it into our workshop in Portsmith for an inspection and custom quote. We like working on interesting custom projects and thinking outside the box.

Gryphon Engineering Cairns provide general 4WD services and repairs to most makes and models of vehicles.

Gryphon Engineering do not offer oil changes, we offer vehicle services and repairs. We check all aspects of your vehicle to maintain a safe reliable car. Contact us for any pre-and post-trip check-overs before you do the long trip to Cape York in your 4WD. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram to see our latest projects and customer cars at Gryphon Engineering. We are also the original founder of Flexy Friday, the 4wd meet with entertainment and the flexiest rigs on show, join us for one if you’re ever in Cairns when we are hosting a meet and looking for some 4WD based entertainment, follow the Facebook page for event news and customer 4WD builds.


About us
Gryphon Engineering Cairns is situated in Far North Queensland

The company is owned and operated by Warren Way. Being situated so close to the North Tip of Queensland, the back drop of 4WD country, Warren a 4WD enthusiast, understands the importance when using the best equipment for your 4WD and getting the most out of them. With the drive and commitment for our customers, Gryphon Engineering Cairns has built a reputation for quality workmanship and providing a professional service.

Gryphon Engineering has grown exponentially over the past Ten years and the business has improved its capabilities through the expansion of the workshop and the tooling we use to build your dream 4x4

The workshop expansion now houses a large two bay workshop incorporating three two post hoists, electrical work area, with room for six vehicles. We supply and install brand new Chevrolet 6500 Optimizer and LS V8 Petrol engines. We install these engines into the two most popular types of 4WD vehicles, the Toyota Landcruiser and Nissan Patrol. We provide Log Book Servicing for these engines. Our Customers travel from all over Australia, booking their V8 Diesel engines, ahead of time, for when holidaying in Far North Queensland. We are also able to provide replacement parts for Chevrolet Diesel engines.

Gryphon Engineering Cairns provide Log Book Services to all makes and models of vehicles. We supply and install a range of 4WD accessories ranging from rear draws, winches with isolator switches, air compressors, dual battery systems, engine management gauges, custom built intercoolers, turbo and exhaust systems, bull bars, snorkels, brakes, heavy duty suspension kits, steering and LED lights.


Our services
At Gryphon we help to keep your vehicle on the road and off the beaten track longer

Our 4WD services include general/book servicing, supply and fitment of parts and accessories, real 4x4 maintenance. We can supply and fit Turbo and intercooler kits, custom suspension, barwork, dual battery systems. We don’t fit cheap gear, we start from mild to wild but still focus on keeping your build within the state rules and regulations working in with Livingstone Automotive to do so. We have even done coil conversions on leaf sprung vehicles. So let our qualified team of expert technicians keep your 4x4 serviced to the highest standards. Got a custom build in mind. Shoot us an email.

Ensure you contact us for any pre-and post-trip check-overs before you do the long trip to Cape York in your 4WD.

Engine conversions

Need more grunt and towing power? then you've come to the right place. Gryphon Engineering is an East coast representative for Brunswick Diesel who can supply 6.5 Chevy engine conversions to deliver awesome torque and towing power as a complete kit for your 4x4.

We can install a few different engines. We mostly do conversions on the two most popular types of 4WD vehicles, the Toyota Landcruiser and Nissan Patrol. We can also install your supplied reconditioned/2nd hand engines to most vehicles. Got a different project you have in mind? Shoot us an email, we like thinking outside the box.

We have done plenty of other Engine swaps but forward planning is needed to ensure a trouble free build so Email your hopes and ideas through and we can discuss the options.


Contact us
Phone: 07 4031 3447

Address: Shed 2 / 130 Scott Street, Bungalow
Opening Hours: Monday to Thursday 8am to 3pm
Friday 8am to 2pm
After hours by appointment only.
Sunday’s CLOSED


Gryphon Engineering is a proud supporter and participant of the FNQ Leukaemia Foundation Car Rally

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