It's Good To Be The Mayor! Automotive Rhythms Pimps DC Mayor William…

Yeah, we know this happened at the beginning of this year, but we're only now hearing about dis here tightness. Apparently, just in time for the 2006 DC Auto Show back in January, the DC-area customizers at Automotive Rhythms "flipped" D.C. Mayor Anthony Williams' new whip, an '06 Caddy STS. Now, while most mayors… » 10/10/06 10:32am 10/10/06 10:32am

Ryan Friedlinghause Only Had a Corona: WCC Goes 909

Founded in Laguna Niguel, CA, West Coast Customs moved to Compton in '98 and then Inglewood in 2000. Apparently tired of ghetto-cred, owner Ryan Friedlinghause is moving the operation to Corona, California, of all places. According to the Fried, "The interest in custom cars and the money to spend on customization is… » 12/29/05 10:48pm 12/29/05 10:48pm

Pimpin' Ain't Easy: West Coast Customs Bows Out of MTV Gig

West Coast Customs, the crew known for pimp-slapping dilapidated heaps with all matter of gewgaws, devices and other various and sundry gadgets has said goodbye to MTV. The Viacom unit says that they'll be working with another custom shop for the show's next season, and WCC owner Ryan Friedlinghause is shopping… » 12/28/05 9:42pm 12/28/05 9:42pm