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Offline Hitman

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This Spotlight honors a husband and wife team that has been on this forum since its start.  Their car has been a project that has gone untouched for a long time due to kids, family, work, well you know .......The things that just sometimes get in the way of life.  However, Johnathan and Scotti Kenison, or known here as JonnyScotti, was able to make the trip to the Trans Am Nationals this year and meet most of our gang.  Needless to say that seeing us may have been an inspiration as their project is coming along nicely since August and we hope the progress will continue.  

Johnathan got the chance to meet Herb Adams at the Trans Am Nationals.  Herb was impressed with Jonathan that he vowed to stay in touch with the Kenison family as they have one of his VSE cars.  Scotti has been on this forum for so long most here consider her family and it was even more prevalent when she called on the phone stating they had just got in to the Dayton Airport for the Trans Am Nationals.  We quickly sent two courtesy Trans Am's to go pick them up (Special thanks to Eroc022 and lomileta as they volunteered to go get them....FAST!!).   ;D  Johnathan and Scotti are both exceptional people.  They both fit right in with the group like a glove at the Nationals.  It was an honor to finally meet these two individuals and even more of an honor Spotlighting their progress of their VSE project.  

Without further delay here's there car.......and there wonderful progress.
Here's where it started. Before dis-assembly








Disassembly started................




Gotta love cute little helpers














Johnathan made these himself.......A very resourceful guy.

Now she's CLEAN!!!

Here comes the PAINT!

The current state.....and I am sure not the last.  


If you want to watch the progress of this car just go here:
http://www.78ta.com/smf/index.php?topic=26380.0

Congratulations to Johnathan and Scotti on doing some great work and for being just great people too.
« Last Edit: December 21, 2010, 11:12:52 AM by Hitman »
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2010, 04:23:51 AM »
Congratulations guys !!

It was a pleasure to meet you both at the Nats.

2 Questions, 1 )  Johhny, when can i come and collect my car

and 2 ) Scotti when are we going shopping then? i missed the last trip........
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2010, 04:25:09 AM »
Nicely done, congratulations
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2010, 06:04:10 AM »
Congratulations on making the Spotlight!
Ya'll are making some great progress and should have a very sharp-looking VSE T/A when you get finished.
Herrel

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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2010, 06:57:46 AM »
BRAVO

BRAVO

Congrats indeed, I'm happy for you both!!!!
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2010, 07:16:35 AM »
Congratulations Jonathan and Scotti - it was great to meet you at the Nats!  Keep up the good work :)
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2010, 09:11:36 AM »
Way to go guys.  Very nice to meet you both in Dayton and  It will be done before you know it.
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2010, 09:43:31 AM »
Congradulations guys... that is one sweet ride. good to see another T/A being put back to its glory days. Having a spouse that also shares the admiration for these cars is a gift in its own....

PS... really dig the 4 speed option there too ;)
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2010, 10:55:09 AM »
Congrats guys ! Hope to see it at the nats some day.
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2010, 11:45:33 AM »
Congratulations to both of you on a great project! :)
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2010, 12:00:20 PM »
congrats on the spotlight.......like the progress and also have future plans with the early bird.
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2010, 12:40:36 PM »
Congrats!!  She is coming along quite well by the looks of it.
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #12 on: November 13, 2010, 01:22:30 PM »
Wow, thanks Hammer and everyone.

Johnathan is laying paint on suspension pieces at this moment!
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2010, 03:55:06 PM »
Congrats, that is going to be a sweet T/A!!
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Re: November 2010 Spotlight of Johnathan & Scotti Kenison's 76 VSE Trans Am
« Reply #14 on: November 13, 2010, 04:03:16 PM »
That is going to be one sweet ride.  Nice pick & story for Spotlight of the month.  Congratulation's Jonathan & Scotti.  I am looking forward to seeing  more of this one.
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