• Oct 17, 2011
Having plundered the vehicle modification scene for the past eighteen years, the crew from West Coast Customs is moving on to restaurant design. Chronic Tacos in Corona, California now sports a taste of the modification shop's style.
We'll do our best to skip the easy meme joke and move forward.

The press release is markedly skimpy on details about what sort of modifications the shop made to the restaurant. We imagine plenty of fish tanks and subwoofers along with bad paint and tacky underbody lighting. The Corona location is now officially called West Coast Customs' Chronic Tacos.

West Coast Customs has moved out of the "Pimp My Ride" game and into a new show. "Inside West Coast Customs" is officially in its second season on the Velocity channel, with the newest episode having aired on October 16. Hit the jump for the full press release.
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Creative Car Customizers, West Coast Customs, Team With Daring Restaurant Brand, Chronic Tacos, to Launch Modified Taco Shop

Chronic Tacos, in Corona, CA, is now West Coast Customs' Chronic Tacos

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bold and intrepid Southern California-based restaurant chain, Chronic Tacos, has teamed with outrageous West Coast Customs to announce the renovation of their extreme taco shop, Chronic Tacos, into West Coast Customs' Chronic Tacos, in Corona, California. The brash new restaurant is located on the corner of Ontario and Main Street at 160 East Ontario Avenue. It features Chronic Tacos authentic third generation Mexican food served in a taco shop that has been overhauled for maximum performance.

"Chronic Tacos and West Coast Customs a bold statement together," said Randy Wyner, founder Chronic Tacos Enterprises. "West Coast Customs makes amazing creations out of cars just like we do with tacos. We are thrilled to have them overhaul one of our shops."

West Coast Customs continues Season Two of their hit show on Velocity, Inside West Coast Customs, where audiences get a front-row view of the crew's most outrageous builds. On Oct. 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/CT, Inside West Coast Customs will unveil their Best Buy Ford Fiesta and latest taco shop creation after they teach their "7 steps to customize your car".

Ryan Friedlinghaus, CEO and Owner of West Coast Customs, and his shop crew have executed exclusive custom builds for the MTV show "Pimp my Ride," TLC's "Street Customs," "Street Customs Berlin" and now on his new Velocity and Discovery Channel show, "Inside West Coast Customs." Friedlinghaus and his crew are world-renowned for their extreme vehicles, outrages features and unique designs.

Chronic Tacos is a southern California restaurant chain with a vigorous cult following and over thirty restaurants and cantinas. For more information visit www.eatchronictacos.com.


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      sonicpunk32
      • 3 Years Ago
      Yo Dawg, I heard you like making bad business decisions. So we put our bad decisions inside your business to make it a bad business decision. It's gon' be off the hook, Dawg!!!111
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @sonicpunk32
        What bad business decisions did they make?
      Elmo
      • 3 Years Ago
      Airing on October 16th? Did we get into that electric DeLorean and go back in time? By the way, before anyone else says, this is actually a really good show. They don't modify cars like they used to on Pimp My Ride. The cars are actually tastefully done, especially the Lil' Red Camaro and that yellow Camaro in the title sequence. The Charger Coupe they did a few years ago is pretty awesome looking.
        Mike
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Elmo
        I know right, that Charger is the best one i have ever seen. Makes me wish Dodge would make a coupe version.
        Hazdaz
        • 3 Years Ago
        @Elmo
        "The cars are actually tastefully done" Tastefully done is NOT how I would describe most of the cars that I have seen come out of WCC. I am not saying that once or twice there hasn't been a few that slip out of there that look good, but most of them seem ridiculously over the top.
          Elmo
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Hazdaz
          When they have free reign on the cars, the cars come out incredible. When they have input from the owner, the car looks like crap. Simple as that.
      viper3ez
      • 3 Years Ago
      No comment
      David S.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I heard you like tacos, so we put some chronic in your taco so you can get the munchies while you eat.
        Elmo
        • 3 Years Ago
        @David S.
        It's actually not like that at all. The tacos there are actually really good. I went there when I went on a vacation to LA.
          AP1_S2K
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          you've definitely have never had good taco's. Chronic is the equivalent of Panda Express but worse. This is a sad way for Chronic taco's to stay relevant, but I guess this is their sad way to compete since Travis Barkers Wahoo fish taco's location is up the street in NorCo and the West Coast Customs is also located in Corona (I wonder if they eat free). I can't wait for the Eibach Chipotle partnership (also located over by WCC).
          Elmo
          • 3 Years Ago
          @Elmo
          Taste is subjective...
      MikeofLA
      • 3 Years Ago
      Chronic Taco's is associated with Wee Man, a friend of the show and they've also made then a food truck
      M Lange
      • 3 Years Ago
      Yo dawg...
      Mike
      • 3 Years Ago
      That place has some bomb Taco's been awhile since i ate there.
      Mike
      • 3 Years Ago
      This is not the big od a deal, they have car shows in the parking lot there all the time so making the Taco shop automotive themed makes sense to me.
      Johnny Trailerpark
      • 3 Years Ago
      "West Coast Customs" used to be a great show until the producers decided to focus on these knuckleheads making taco trucks and corporate RVs. Just give us the cars dammit!
      sagacar
      • 3 Years Ago
      Interesting
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