The members of Xposed Visionz have been putting on Dust Off for the last seven years, but due to bad weather that was predicted it was starting to look like the eighth might not happen. The date was originally set for the 29th and 30th of April, but two days (that's right...two days) before the show they were told they could not use the park for their event because rain was starting to set in for the weekend. As soon as they found this out, Jose and the rest of the guys and girls from XV let everyone know that the show had been canceled due to the weather. Instead of just calling it quits and packing up everything to try it again next year, they started looking for an open date to have it just two months later.
On July 8-9, Xposed Visionz decided that they were going to try it again, and they couldn't have picked better dates to do it, with no chance of rain in the forecast for the entire weekend. Early on Saturday morning, mini-trucks were already starting to make their way to C.O. Bruce Central Park in Seagoville, Texas. This show has always had a way of bringing out some of the nicer mini-trucks in Texas, and it shows that there are tons of mini-truckers in and around the Dallas area. Killer Rides took the opportunity to bring out their newest projects (because their shop is just down the road from the show). Anthony Ammendola did not enter his Isuzu space cab in the show, but it had a crowd around it all weekend, giving everyone a good look at the level of work that people have been getting out of Killers Rides for years. Not only were there plenty of show trucks to gawk over, but when you had your fill, there were still tons of vendors that could meet your custom needs. Danna Custom Fab, Show Thredz, Crime Pays Video, and Kustomz Ink Klothing all came out with some of the best special show pricing to be found.
The park started clearing out Saturday evening and everyone headed back to the hotels.
All the hotels in Seagoville are next to each other and run right along I-75, so with everyone in the parking lots and a nice smooth road, what other excuse does a mini- trucker need to go out and show everyone what they built their trucks for? With trails of sparks behind them, people made passes up and down the interstate as onlookers lined the side of the road, urging them on well into the night. On Sunday morning more people showed up to register for the show, adding to the number of fine cars and trucks from the day before. When the judges were done with their duties, it was time for the awards presentation. "Best of Show" mini-truck went to Tyler Scallorn with his rocker-laying Ranger.
The members of Xposed Visionz would like to thank all the showgoers who came out to support the show (even with the change of dates) along with the sponsors (Killer Ridez, Extensive Metalwork's, Kustomz Ink Klothing, Brent's Wheels, Infinite Designs, and Twisted Minds clothing). Everyone who came out helped make Dust Off happen despite the small setback. For more information on next year's event, make sure to check out www.xposedvisionz.com or www.killerridez.com.
Now that's barbecuing in style!
It's always awesome to see old cover trucks come out to play again.