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2017

June 17, 2017
Bugsby
Update Adventures page.
June 3, 2017
Bugsby
Update Adventures page.

2015

Sep. 8, 2015
Annie Update the page on Herman, with his recent showing at the Greenwich Concours.

2014

Sep. 21, 2014
Annie Post brief reports on three 2014 adventures: Old California Tour; Ryan Ramble; and Classics, Cats & Cabernet.

2012

Sep. 30, 2012
Bugsby
Bugsby receives Best-of-Class in Class C (American and European Classics 1922-1945) at the Ironstone Concours d'Elegance.

Delayed posting of 2011 Gatsby Summer Afternoon, 2011 Nostalgia Day Car Show, 2010 Ironstone Concours, and 2009 NATC Lodi Tour.
July 31, 2012
Annie A report on the international HCCA 75th Anniversary Tour in Colorado Springs; Annie climbs to the top of Pikes Peak.
May 31, 2012
Bugsby
Bugsby receives 3rd place in class AC (American Classics 1924-1948) at the Marin Sonoma Concours d'Elegance.
May 18, 2012
Bugsby
Bugsby receives Best-of-Show award at the 2012 Hot Copper Car Show.
Apr. 22, 2012
Annie A report on the 21st National HCCA Tour and Swap Meet in Bakersfield.
Apr. 22, 2012
Bugsby
Link to NorCal CCCA report on the Feb. 19 Valentine's Blackhawk Brunch.
Feb. 21, 2012
Annie Lynn exhibits Annie in front of the Exploratorium during an Open MAKE event.
Feb. 3, 2012
Penny
Penny has been sold to a new owner in Portland, Or. Remove home-page link to Penny's web pages, but leave pages on the site for now.
Feb. 3, 2012
Bugsby
Link to Bugsby article and pictures posted on the ConcoursStudios.com site.

2011

Dec. 5, 2011
Other Stuff
Reprints and preprints of selected auto related articles and presentations written by Lynn are added to Other Stuff.
Dec. 4, 2011
Penny
The Kissels use Penny for a Thanksgiving weekend lark to Big Sur.
Dec. 2, 2011
Ginger Reprints of Lynn's Cord airflow articles (part 1, part 2) on now on-line.
Oct. 26, 2011
Annie Annie completes the BAHCC Pumpkin Tour.
Sep. 21, 2011
Annie Duct tape repairs needed to complete National HCCA Tour in Portland, OR, July 26-30.
July 18, 2011
Annie Annie wins a $300 dent removal at Rimz & Ribz.
July 17, 2011
Annie For a second year, Annie is an entrant in the Piedmont July 4th Parade.
June 30, 2011
Ginger Ginger is exhibited at the Palo Alto Concours and drives on an ACD Club tour.
June 12, 2011
Bugsby
Annie
Goodguys Concours d'Elegance, June 4-5, 2011.
June 12, 2011
Annie Create Annie's awards page
Add link to engine video on Herman's webpage
Create webpage for KisselKar 4-40 engine videos
June 1, 2011
Annie Epoxy wheel restoration, Apr. 21-28, 2011.
May 26, 2011
Bugsby
Bugsby is exhibited at the 2nd annual Brass-in-the-Grass Show and receives first-place and best-in-class awards.
May 24, 2011
Bugsby
The Kissels go on a classic car tour to a steam powered sawmill.
May 18, 2011
Bugsby
Annie
Bugsby *and* Annie participate on the Lost-in-Livermore Tour.
May 18, 2011
Annie BAHCC Mendocino Country Tour, May 12-15, in Willits, CA.
Apr. 28, 2011
Annie HCCA National Swap Meet and Tour, Apr. 14-16, in Bakersfield, CA.
Apr. 7, 2011
Penny
Update sales information for Penny.
Apr. 5, 2011
Bugsby
Add reference to Instruction Book No. 8A.

2010

Dec. 21, 2010
Bugsby A link to a video interview of Lynn and Bugsby at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance has been added to the report.
Dec. 19, 2010
Bugsby Bugsby gets a job as an prop for the 90th birthday celebration of George Shultz.
Dec. 19, 2010
Bugsby Bugsby wins his first Best-of-Class award at the 7th Niello Concours at Serrano.
Nov. 21, 2010
Ginger Ginger makes her first excursion, traveling 70 miles to participate in the 75th anniversary celebration of the China Clipper.
Nov. 16, 2010
Ginger Using a simple 2D fluid-flow simulator, airflow past the Cord radiator is explored.
Nov. 14, 2010
Ginger Create about Ginger, acquisition, a closer look, advice, documents and references pages for Ginger.
Oct. 1, 2010
Ginger We've acquired a beautiful 1937 Cord 812 S/C Custom Beverly Sedan. The car is currently in transit to our home. For model years 1936-1937, there were fewer than 3000 Cords produced. Only 141 of these were S/C (supercharged) Custom (long wheelbase, 132") Beverly (bustleback truck) Sedans.
Sep. 28, 2010
Bugsby Update recent awards received.
Sep. 3, 2010
Annie News release for the BAHCC Pumpkin Tour Oct. 17, 2010.
Aug. 24, 2010
Bugsby Here's a report on the 2010 San Francisco Concours d'Elegance.
Aug. 21, 2010
Bugsby The car is exhibited at the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.
July 28, 2010
Bugsby Update awards page with 2nd in class that Bugsby received at the 2010 San Fancisco Concours d'Elegance.
June 28, 2010
Bugsby With his new top and replated nickel brightwork, Bugsby serves as a prop at Jeanne's retirement party.
June 28, 2010
Bugsby Joe Anino has created a new top, side curtains, boot, tonneau cover and fender sleeves for Bugsby. This is the last major piece of the serious freshening of Bugsby that Lynn started in 2006!
June 19, 2010
Bugsby An historic gathering of Gold Bugs is planned for September, 2010.
June 11, 2010
Bugsby Bugsby has returned from Anino's Upholstery shop to Lynn's garage after a three-month absence, sporting a new convertible top, boot and tonneau cover. A more detailed report is planned.
June 16, 2010
Annie Lynn takes Annie to the LLNL Retirees Picnic and scores photos Annie on the Ravenswood Historic Site.
June 14, 2010
Annie Annie represents Summerfest in the 2010 Livermore Rodeo Parade.
June 6, 2010
Annie Annie helps Copperopolis celebrate 150 years.
June 6, 2010
Annie Annie completes the NATC Half-Moon-Bay Tour, May 21-23, 2010.
June 3, 2010
Annie Annie completes the Old California Tour, May 26-29, 2010.
Mar. 7, 2010
Bugsby Bugsby participates in the inaugural 2009 Marin-Sonoma Concours d'Elegance and receives the Forgotten Treasure award. Lynn also learns of the Mount Tamalpais Kissel.
Mar. 5, 2010
Bugsby Bugsby participates in the 2009 Rowell Ranch Rodeo Parade.
Bugsby Report on Bugsby's 3rd place award and Lynn's Chairman's Award at the 2009 Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance, the oldest continuously running concours in the Western US.
Mar. 2, 2010
Bugsby Bugsby had been sent an invitation to apply to the 2010 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, an honor all by itself. Today Lynn receives the notice that Bugsby's application has been accepted. Yahoo! Bugsby's going to Pebble Beach!
Feb. 17, 2010
The Beast (Ford F-250) is under contract and the "for sale" description has been removed from the home page.
Feb. 15, 2010
Penny
Penny adds some spice to Romance on the Rails.
Feb. 6, 2010
Annie
An nationally syndicated article on Annie by Vern Parker appears in the Tri-Valley Times.
Jan. 29, 2010
Penny
Penny participates in the "Turn Back the Clock Day" Classic Car Parade, celebrating the 70-year-anniversary of the founding of NASA Ames Research Center.
  Penny Penny gets a slideshow on her home/news page, just like Bugsby and Annie.
Jan. 27, 2010
Bugsby Jerry Washburn rebuilds Bugsby's water pump.
  Bugsby Start new page with collected Bugsby Awards.

2009

Nov. 18, 2009
Bugsby After a real nail biter, Bugsby's engine has started and the car has been driven around town. The nail biting part involves it's oil pump, that initially failed to pump oil! Apparently it was air locked and did not self prime. Supplying oil from an external pressure tank, Lynn started the car and finally the pump "caught" and began pumping oil. Lynn adjusted the pressure down to 30-40 psi after an initial pressure of 70 psi. Yahoo!
Oct. 20, 2009
Bugsby Bugsby's engine has returned from the machine shop. Damaged on the Nickel Age Tour (May 29-31, 2009, out of Lodi, CA), the engine was removed in June and sent to a local machine shop for repair. Lynn is looking forward to having Bugsby back on the road, soon. Yahoo!
Oct. 19, 2009
Penny
Create report on the BAHCC Pumpkin Tour — Penny substitutes for Annie.
Oct. 6, 2009
Bugsby
Report on Napa Mystery Tour (Sep. 6, 2008) created. Bugsby's first tour and a serious overheating problem becomes evident.
 
Bugsby
Report on BAHCC Tour and Show (Nov. 30, 2008) created.
Oct. 1, 2009
  New page with sale information on The Beast, our 2003 Ford F-250
Sep. 24, 2009
Bugsby
Start publishing huge backlog of reports with Measuring Radiator Flow Rate with Simple Tools (New Page, from Feb. 2009)
Sep. 18, 2009
Combine Bugsby's, Penny's and Annie's What's New pages
May 25, 2009
Reformatted (v4) Locomotus Primordius site goes live.
Apr. 4, 2009
Annie
The interior work being done on Annie at Ace Auto Trim in West Bend, WI, has been completed. Annie is being moved from the upholstery shop back to the Wisconsin Automotive Museum on Wednesday, April 8.
Mar. 21, 2009
Penny
Feb. 13, 2009
Annie
Annie has been moved from the Wisconsin Automotive Museum to a local upholstery shop to get a renewed leather interior.
Feb. 9, 2009
Bugsby
Radiator Flow Rate, Part II (New Page)

2008

Dec. 30, 2008

Annie

Exploring the 1914 Kissel 4-40 Electrical System (New Page)
Dec. 21, 2008
Annie
A Rendezvous with Annie—Hartford, Wisconsin (New Page)
Dec. 16, 2008
Annie
Add historic pictures of Herman Palmer to Herman—The Wilson's 1914 4-40 Touring (Content Update)
Dec. 14, 2008
Annie
Exploring the 1914 Kissel 4-40 Transmission (New Page)
Nov. 26, 2008
Annie
John Quam's 1914 Kissel 4-40 Semi-Racer page goes live (New Page)
Annie
Changes on Herman—The Wilson's 1914 4-40 Touring, adding 1957 drawing of transmission and photo of Wilson's at 2002 Concours. (Revised Page)
Nov. 23, 2008
Annie
Create Herman—The Wilson's 1914 4-40 Touring (New Page)
Nov. 14, 2008
Annie
Annie was delivered to the Wisconsin Automotive Museum (Hartford, WI) today. Dale Anderson (executive director of the museum) reports to Lynn that she "started right up on the truck and was driven across the parking lot. Sounded just great. I mean like a new engine. You could hear each cylinder pop! A little paint and new upholstery and you've got a winner." Way cool!
Nov. 9, 2008
Bugsby
David Krumboltz Article (New Page)
Bugsby
Explosion Whistle (New Page)
Oct. 25, 2008
Annie
Create Information Poster and reference on Documents page. (New Content)
Oct. 16, 2008
Annie
Create Annie Acquisition page (New car)
Oct. 14, 2008
Bugsby
Implement dynamic slide show on home page
Oct. 3, 2008
Bugsby
Nostalgia Day Car Show (New Page)
Sep. 17, 2008
Bugsby
Gatsby Summer Afternoon (New Page)
Aug. 30, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Clock (Work Complete)
Aug. 24, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Speedometer (Work Complete)
Aug. 11, 2008
Bugsby
Rimz & Ribz II | Blue Notes and Keeping Time in Bugsby (Updated Information)
July 15, 2008
Bugsby
Relining Bugsby's Brakes (New Page)
July 13, 2008
Bugsby
Rimz & Ribz II (New Page)
June 5, 2008
Bugsby
Los Angeles Concours d'Elegance (New Page)
May 25, 2008
Penny
Pacific Southwest Zone Show (New Page)
May 14, 2008
Bugsby
Rowell Ranch Rodeo Parade (New Page)
May 4, 2008
Bugsby
Documents | Tri-Fold Brochure, Rev. 2 (New Revision)
May 1, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Powder Coat Wheels (Work Complete)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Fabricate Missing Top (Progress Update)
Apr. 30, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Serious Freshening (Before/After Comparison)
Apr. 29, 2008
Bugsby
On the Road to LA (Page Complete)
Apr. 18, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Fyrac Spotlights (Work Complete)
Apr. 14, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Instrument Panel Facia (Work Complete)
Apr. 13, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Mechanical Brakes (New Work)
Apr. 6, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Wiring (Work Complete)
Apr. 3, 2008
Bugsby
On the Road to LA (New Page)
Mar. 27, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Leather Interior (Revised Color Analysis)
Mar. 26, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Leather Interior (Work Complete)
Jan. 19, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Head Bolts (Revised Torque Spec)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Sound BEFORE Adding Glass Pack (New Page)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Sound AFTER Adding Glass Pack (New Page)
Jan. 18, 2008
Bugsby
Serious Freshening. Hidden Glass-Pack Muffler (New Page)
Jan. 16, 2008
Bugsby
Thunder from Down Under — A Visit by John Lewis (New Page)

2007

Nov. 17, 2007
Penny
A Christmas Story (New Page)
Oct. 25, 2007
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Wiring (New Page)
Oct. 14, 2007
Penny
AACA Western Division Tour (New Page)
Oct. 11, 2007
Penny
Nostalgia Day (New Page)
Oct. 7, 2007
Penny
Awards (New Page)
Aug. 2, 2007
Penny
Rimz & Ribz (Official event photo added)
July 24, 2007
Penny
Micke Grove NCOC Show (New Page)
July 14, 2007
Penny
Rimz & Ribz (New Page)
July 14, 2007
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Paint (Revised)
July 5, 2007
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Paint (Complete)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, The Kurse of the Kissel (New Legend)
June 27, 2007
Penny
Lights-On Warning Chime (New Page)
June 3, 2007
Penny
Pacific Southwest Zone Show (New Page)
May 29, 2007
Penny
1938 YOM Plates (Update - plates approved)
Penny
Window information sign (Update)
Penny
Underhood Wiring (Update)
May 23, 2007
Penny
1938 YOM Plates (New page)
May 22, 2007
Penny
Penny Gets A Nose Job (New page)
Apr. 23, 2007
Penny
Teaching Penny To Whistle (New page)
Penny
Compression And Vacuum Tests (New page)
Apr. 21, 2007
Penny
Penny Gets A Diaper (New page)
Apr. 17, 2007
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Hatch Handles (Status Update)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rear Hatch And Deck Redeux (Work Complete)
Apr. 4, 2007
Penny
The Seat Belts Are No Snap! (New page)
Apr. 2, 2007
Penny
Stockton Swap Meet & Car Show (New page)
Mar. 6, 2007
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Hatch Handles (New page)
Mar. 4, 2007
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rear Hatch Hold-Open Arm (New page)
Mar. 4, 2007
Penny
Calibrating The Speedometer And Odometer (New page)
Mar. 3, 2007
Penny
Window information sign (Update)
Mar. 3, 2007
Penny
Let There Be Lights (Update)
Feb. 27, 2007
Penny
Hayward Swap Meet & Car Show (Update)
Feb. 19, 2007
Penny
Hayward Swap Meet & Car Show (New Page)
Feb. 19, 2007
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rear Hatch and Deck Redeux (Status update)
Feb. 18, 2007
Bugsby
One-Year Anniversary Celebration (New page)
Feb. 6, 2007
Bugsby
Rear Hatch Latch (New section)
Jan. 20, 2007
Penny
Let There Be Lights (New Page)
Jan. 16, 2007
Penny
Resources (New Pages)

2006

Dec. 10, 2006
Penny
Them's The Brakes (Update)
Dec. 4, 2006
Penny
Them's The Brakes (Update)
Nov. 19, 2006
Penny
Goodguys 17th Autumn Get-Together (New page)
Penny
Them's The Brakes (Update)
Nov. 7, 2006
Penny
Them's The Brakes (New page)
Oct. 27, 2006
Penny
Acquisition (New page)
Oct. 23, 2006
Penny
Begin development of Penny pages (New car)
Oct. 16, 2006
Bugsby
17th Annual Nostalgia Day (New section)
Bugsby
LLESA's 17th Annual Vintage Car Show (New section)
Sep. 30, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Head Bolt Thread Inserts (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Head Bolts (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Gasket Set Templates (Revised)
Sep. 27, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Split Gas Tank (New section)
Sep. 6, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Manifold Vacuum Test (New section)
Sep. 5, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Tail Light (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Exhaust and Tail Pipes (Completed)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, SOUND of Bugsby's new exhaust (New page)
Sep. 3, 2006
Bugsby
AACA Western Fall Meet, Aug. 31—Sep. 2, 2006 (New page)
Aug. 20, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Spring Gaiters (Completed)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, New Exhaust and Tail Pipes (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rear Hatch and Deck Redeux (Status update)
Aug. 18, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, And Then ... It Leaks (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Measuring Radiator Flow Rate (New section)
Aug. 15, 2006
Bugsby
Documents (Bugsby illustration, revised brochure)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Paint Engine (Comparison with museum car)
Aug. 1, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Mechanical Brakes (New section)
July 31, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Gasket Set Templates (Revised head gasket)
July 28, 2006
Bugsby
100 Year Anniversary Celebration (Major update)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Gasket Set Templates (New section)
July 26, 2006
Bugsby
Cars and Owners at the 100 Year ... (New page)
July 23, 2006
Bugsby
Crunch Time — The Big Push For Hartford (New page)
Bugsby
Advice (New contact added)
July 20, 2006
Bugsby
References (Lewis booklet)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Compression Test (Status update)
July 16, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Compression Test (New section)
May 24, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rear Hatch And Deck Redeux (Status update)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Compression Test (Revised analysis)
May 23, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Clean Springs And Install Inserts (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Spring Gaiters (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Fabricate Missing Top (Status update)
Apr. 30, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Valve Job (Completed)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Exhaust Manifold (Revised)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Installing A Modern Thermostat (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Recreate Thermostat Bypass Pipe (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Nickel Valve Stem Covers (New section)
Apr. 29, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rear Hatch Redeux (Status update)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Bugsby Gets Some New Wheels (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rebuild Water Pump (Revised)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Replace Cooling Fan Bearing (New section)
Apr. 14, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Drawing #1122-B, both views (New images)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Drawing #1122-B, rear views only (New images)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Drawing #1122-B, side views only (New images)
Apr. 12, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Descale Engine (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rebuild Water Pump (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Reconditioned Stewart Vacuum Fuel Pump (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Rear Hatch And Deck Redeux (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Fabricate Missing Top (New section)
Apr. 11, 2006
Bugsby
Kissel Kar Trailer (New Page)
Apr. 10, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Modern Oil Filter Added (New section)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Oil Level Gauge (Completed)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Fix Eroded Exhaust Ports (Completed)
Apr. 9, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Paint Color History of Bugsby (Revised)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, What Color IS Kissel Chrome Yellow? (Revised)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Paint Engine (Revised)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Straighten Cylinder Head and Refinish (Revised)
Bugsby
Advice (New Contacts Added)
Apr. 1, 2006
Bugsby
Kissel Kar Klub Bulletin Board (New link)
Mar. 30, 2006
Bugsby
A Special Treat For Lynn In Hartford? (New section)
Mar. 26, 2006
Bugsby
100 Year Anniversary Celebration (New page)
Mar. 14, 2006
Bugsby
CCCA Full Classic ™ Application (Accepted)
Bugsby
Bugsby U.S. Postal Stamp (New page)
Feb. 20, 2006
Bugsby
Serious Freshenin, Paint Engine (Completed)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Fix Eroded Exhaust Ports (Status update)
Bugsby
Serious Freshening, Strip Body of Paint (Completed)

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