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Where the journey began!

Hey there, fellow adventure seekers and Jeep enthusiasts! I am Basileios (Billy) Foutris, the Founder & CEO of Powerhouse Jeeps Inc. and previous founder and owner of Speedway Corvettes.  As one of the most respected figures in the Jeep community, I have honed my skills to perfection, bringing a wealth of experience to the off-roading community.  I specialize in all things Jeep, from routine maintenance to full-scale off-road enhancements. Whether you need an engine built, lift kit installed, a differential upgraded, or regeared before your next off-roading adventure, I’ve got you covered.  I take pride in my ability to keep your Jeep running smoothly, no matter how challenging the terrain gets.  With over 35 years of hands-on experience as a master mechanic, customizer, and have won numerous awards at prestigious events and set records in automotive performance.  I am highly regarded for my expertise in building and customizing Jeeps and heavy-duty trucks, including performance enhancements to daily driven domestic sports cars.


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• 2013 - Canada's fastest corvette LSX motor

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• 2012 - The first Jeep motor LS motor powered conversion
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• 2006 - The first C5 6 speed to run 9 seconds in a quarter mile
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• 2002 - The first IRS Corvette to run in the 8 seconds and still holds the World Record - Drag racing.
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BACKGROUND:

My journey into the world of auto mechanics began when I started racing motocross as a young teen.  I've spent my life navigating the twists and turns of the automotive world, both in the garage and on the racetrack.  Later that passion for speed drove me to the ¼ mile and LS Engines.  Where it furthered my love in the racing world.  Those late nights in the garage, fine-tuning every component, were the building blocks of my mechanical prowess.  This is where Speedway Corvettes was born.  Soon enough, I was tearing up racetracks, leaving competitors in the dust both in Canada and the USA.  Since then, and over 35 years later, I have honed my skills through countless hours of practical work, and constantly adapting to the ever-evolving automotive landscape. 

 

As my passions adapted, I was introduced to off-roading.  In 2020, Powerhouse Jeeps Inc. was founded and the Jeep Way of Life began!  My off-roading journey started in the heart of the wilderness, where I developed a deep love for the great outdoors.  As an adventurer, I set out to explore the untouched terrain, and my Jeep quickly became my faithful companion on this wild ride.  I've tackled everything from muddy bogs to rocky crags, forging a bond with my Jeep that's as unbreakable as the rugged trails we've conquered together.

Over the years, I have worked in various automotive repair shops and dealerships, gaining valuable experience in diagnosing and repairing a wide range of vehicle makes and models.  I have a deep understanding of engines, transmissions, brakes, suspension systems, and electrical components, allowing me to tackle both routine maintenance and complex repairs with confidence.

Passion for Adventure:

When I'm not under the hood of a Jeep, you can find me out in the wilderness, pushing the limits of what both man and machine can achieve.  I've traversed some of the gnarliest trails, from the dense forests of Ontario to the treacherous Moab desert.  My passion for off-roading isn't just a job; it's my way of life.

Why Choose Powerhouse Jeeps Inc.:

When you come to Powerhouse Jeeps, you're not just getting a mechanic; you're getting a fellow adventurer who understands your passion.  I treat every vehicle that comes into my garage as if it were my own, ensuring it's ready to take on any off-road challenge.  With my expertise and commitment to excellence, your Jeep will be in the best hands possible.

So, whether you're a seasoned off-roader or just starting your journey into the world of Jeep adventures, remember that Powerhouse Jeeps is here to keep your vehicle running strong and ready for whatever the trails throw your way. Let's hit the road, conquer those trails, and make memories that'll last a lifetime!


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