Mark Garcia is mostly known as “Taco” to his friends and fellow club members in Rollerz Only Car Club. Taco is one unique individual, not only for his one-of-a-kind tattoos and body piercings, but also for a particular car he drives. His ’94 Cadillac Fleetwood definitely stands out on the streets and at the car shows.
He first bought the car in 2008 after serving in the U.S. Navy for eight years. A couple years and a few customizations later, he left Los Angeles with his Cadillac and cruised to a new home in Las Vegas. It was there that he became a body piercer by profession. It wasn’t long before his work was noticed by Stacey from Stacey’s Exotic Piercing & Tattoos all the way out in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Stacey offered Taco a job with relocation benefits. Taco definitely jumped at the chance. Shortly after the move to Albuquerque, Taco and Stacey began to share more than just work experiences! As Taco put it, things got “heavy.”
Stacey and Taco started to dream up (and then create) distinctive customizations for his Cadillac, known as “Blue Cheeze.” The luxury sedan received a total makeover, both on the interior and exterior. The upholstery was redone and upgraded with a two-tone blue tweed and the exterior ultimately received a wild eye-popping patterned-out paintjob from none other than the famous Rob Vanderslice of Albuquerque. The engine, hydraulic suspension, undercarriage, and stereo system all received their respective upgrades too, completely transforming this ride into a full-custom masterpiece.
Taco adamantly points out his custom blue and clear taillights. They were exclusively made for Blue Cheeze and he says that only Street Vision Custom Lighting (found on Facebook) could be the ones who produce these awesome lights and light covers for the big body Cadillacs.
Taco sends big thanks to his wife, Stacey, his Rollerz Only Car Club founder Troy, Johnny Baca, House, Gotti, Blast, Joey Demny, Mr. Vanderslice, his fellow club members, Dave at Sheflones, and his sponsors Flowmaster, Mother’s, Jett Hott, and Street Vision Custom Lighting. Lastly, Taco sends a big thanks to Eric Casares, may he rest in peace.
1994 Cadillac Fleetwood
Mark “Taco” Garcia
Vinyl Fusion in Albuquerque did up a custom two-tone tweed interior over custom-cut bucket seats.
Taco installed a Pioneer head unit, Pioneer tweeter, midrange speakers, and a pair of Kicker woofers.
Bodywork was handled by Eric Casaras and Duez Paid before Rob Vanderslice sprayed cobalt and oriental blue colors in intricate patterns. Demny Designs and Blast Factory lent their talents for the pinstriping.
Taco and friend Dom installed a two-pump hydraulic setup powered by six deep-cycle batteries.