phil wilson

Tim Fortune

Phil Wilson has been a certified ASE Master Tech for more than 25 years.   Phil has an extensive and diverse background in the automotive industry that spans both import and domestic vehicles, as both mechanic and the owner of Wiltrek Automotive.  Growing up in Ohio, the son of a car dealer, he has been involved with cars, trucks, and motorcycles all of his life and is quite passionate about sharing his experiences with today’s youth.  Phil has attended various automotive manufacturers’ schools and has received his teaching certificate through the University of Idaho. 

Phil discovered North Idaho’s beauty while on his way back from a coast to coast motorcycle trip in 1978. Still an avid motorcyclist, Phil recently enjoyed riding to Ohio on his sport/touring bike.  He also enjoys flying small planes and his sail boat. While living in Santa Barbara, CA he was active in motorcycle and car racing and was an assistant diving instructor, holding an advanced open water certification.

Phil and his wife Suzanne have been married for 33 years and have two children and five grandkids.