FOXBOROUGH — Billy Burrows is an avid Patriots fan and a heralded grill cook amongst his three tailgating friends.
But to be clear, the Billerica native’s true obsession lies in the Chevrolet hot-rod muscle cars of the late 1960s. His crown jewel was a 1969 Nova SS, the inspiration behind the grill that was sporting the most horsepower in the Gillette Stadium parking lots Sunday morning.
Before Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns, Burrows was grilling sausages inside a Chevrolet 327 engine block, custom-fitted with a Yenko blower and valve covers, an Edelbrock carburetor, and a Hurst shifter that doubled as the handle.
As if that wasn’t enough to make the most passionate car enthusiasts swoon, the grill touted eight black-painted engine headers for ventilation. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.