Toyota Limerz Barbados “Set It Off” Coverage… Part 1

Today we’ll be getting into some coverage from the recently held Toyota Limerz Set It Off meet.  As there are quite a bit of photos the coverage will be split in 2 parts. It’s good that everyone can get together, share ideas and showcase what the Toyota community has to offer. Unfortunately, I didn’t get a chance to capture a whole lot of human traffic or interaction due to the rapid rate at which cars were arriving. I feel that the location of the meet was too cramped for the number of people that came out. As a result, it was pretty difficult for some of the guys who arrived later in the afternoon to find a place to park. I’m not sure if the organisers weren’t expecting such a big turnout but hopefully now they know, the next meet will be held at a larger venue.

This meet reminded me of an earlier time in the car scene in Barbados when sound systems were part of the major focus. There were numerous sounds systems demonstrations going on throughout the meet which ended in a “sound off”. I really don’t remember the last time I’ve been to an event that had this type of structure, it really took me back. With this said, there were some pretty impressive systems and it was interesting to see guys are still heavily into them; and the crowd on hand seemed to have enjoyed every bit of the battle that took place. However, there were a couple of people who were thirsty for attention so they did the whole peeling out thing and driving up and down the street so that everyone could hear their exhaust. Personally, I don’t favour this kind of behaviour especially since the streets were kind of busy and not to mention, when guys do this type of thing it makes it even harder for orgainisers to get permission to hold events due to the stigma that is attached the car scene.

All in all the meet was pretty good, I got a chance to see some cars that I don’t normally get to see. The turnout was good and it seemed as though people had a good time. The weather has been up and down recently but surprisingly, on that day it was good, which is always a plus. Well enough of my idle banter, let’s get on with what you really came here to see…

I arrived shortly after the official start, a few cars were already on hand…

Automotive Art was a sponsor and their tent had a 1977 Celica on display along with some  of their Valvoline products…

First in line was this Toyota Vitz…

Something a bit different, Corolla with a set of chrome rims, custom bodykit and TRD spoiler…

Back to back Charmants representing the old school, some say RWD is best…

I was impressed by how clean this AE92 was, you don’t generally see many of these knocking around anymore…

A trio of boosted Starlets, EP71 and two EP82 each with different styling…

Another shot of the AE92 from earlier…

While walking around the meet, quite a bit of people were impressed with the paintwork and overall styling of this Charmant, simplicity goes a long way. Unfortunately I didn’t get a chance to have a chat with the owner to find out if the same amount of time and effort was put into the engine as well. Anyone who is familiar with the owner can send me some info, I am curious to find out some more about it.

The other Charmant which is driven and enjoyed on a daily basis, with a pair of DC5 Recaro seats…

Corolla life…

Another talked about car there was this AE100, the carnards and splitter really brings the front end together…

A shot of the previously talked about Corolla which also had a splitter and eyelids to go with the bodykit…

Splitters and canards are popping up these days on almost anything; but even with that said I really like how it was executed on this Corolla, the black lip and side skirts were a good choice and I found it really set this car apart from the rest.

Interesting rim colour combination on this AE100…

AE111 that the purest at the meet really enjoyed…

The paint on this AE100 really made it stand out…

One of the sponsor’s cars which gave sound demos throughout the day. I myself must say this car is pretty wild, air suspension, neon lights and not to mention the monstrous sound system. If you look closely you can see the speakers more or less sticking out of the back window. Needless to say this was one of the favourites to win the sound off competition.

Another vehicle that came out to take part in the sound system demonstration was this Suzuki van…

Some more cars on arrival…

Clean EP82 as it rolled in on a set of Sparco wheels…

For those who may want to know this is actually a Mazda Lantis  ….

Few more shots of the previously posted AE100…

Another Vitz…

Soaking up the atmosphere…

Repping TLB…

I liked the lip on this AE100, If anyone knows the name of it, it would be greatly appreciated…

From another angle…

Another well executed AE111 as it arrived , we’ll have a couple more of this in Part 2…

We’re going to close out today with a shot of this BZ wagon as it rolled in. Thanks for taking a look…

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