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Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-21-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Palantirion
-Exactly. Long story summarized...as only 1...

-Exactly.

Long story summarized...as only 1 Magnaflow cat was bad (atm) I had it replaced. There IS a warranty, by CA law, on the cat...BUT Magnaflow puts all sorts of ridiculous conditions on...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Palantirion
-Don't be stupid. Obviously I wouldn't have...

-Don't be stupid. Obviously I wouldn't have posted if that were an option. Please be constructive or don't waste our time.
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 05-04-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By Palantirion
M5 CAT options

A little under two years ago my M5's factory cats failed, with about 60k miles on the car. Considering the Dinan S2 mods and heavy tracking early in the car's life I thought this was a pretty good...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-30-2016, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 506
Posted By Palantirion
New article for an old dog.

Zach Mayne, the journalist who potographed and wrote about Scatha in the past, wrote another article about her for retromodmag. It was very nice of him. You can read it here:...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-08-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Palantirion
-Awesome! Thanks.

-Awesome! Thanks.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 06-07-2016, 02:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 468
Posted By Palantirion
Need wiring diagram help, Ron?

We swapped power-nonheated seats for manual-heated seats, but from what my tech discovered we will need to build our own wiring harness for the heaters. This will end up using stock switches in the...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-31-2016, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,792
Views: 518,921
Posted By Palantirion
I decided something at Bimmerfest, the morning of...

I decided something at Bimmerfest, the morning of 5-28-16. In short it would go along with the time honored phrase: "The King is dead. Long live the King."

More specifically, I will say that in...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 05-31-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1,792
Views: 518,921
Posted By Palantirion
-I may resurrect it under myz4mcoupe.com after I...

-I may resurrect it under myz4mcoupe.com after I finish revamping myartcar.com. Just a matter of time, but time is increasingly hard to come by.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-17-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Palantirion
Appeared to be a K-BUS fault. Brett started by...

Appeared to be a K-BUS fault. Brett started by pulling fuses to isolate all General Module inputs to determine which one might be sending a faulty signal and spoofing the GM. Turns out he found one,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-06-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Palantirion
Sooo.......tell me how to fix it.

Sooo.......tell me how to fix it.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-05-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 658
Posted By Palantirion
Need fuse help, or maybe something else.

E86 M coupe. I've been running an AG battery (more on that later) for couple of months and things have been fine. A great improvement over the Odessey 680 batteries I had been running for years.
...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-12-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 1,792
Views: 518,921
Posted By Palantirion
Scatha will be getting a new battery, suspension...

Scatha will be getting a new battery, suspension and tires in the next couple of weeks. Unfortunately I will not be able to update Scatha's website mymcoupe.com because the domain company failed to...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 10-09-2015, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Palantirion
For those that care, I ended up going with stock...

For those that care, I ended up going with stock flywheel and clutch. No more chatter, more positive, immediate engagement than UUC's. In fact, the stock clutch is so much quieter/balanced that the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-09-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,944
Posted By Palantirion
4th of July show went well, then Cruisin' For a...

4th of July show went well, then Cruisin' For a Cure was 2 weeks ago. Tribute won "Best Hollywood", which was unexpected and awesome.

Then the engine threw a rod on the way home. So I'm dealing...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-27-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Palantirion
*BUMP* All these views and not even 1...

*BUMP*

All these views and not even 1 recommendation? Is this community still active?
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-22-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Palantirion
*UPDATE* The shop pulled the transmission today...

*UPDATE*
The shop pulled the transmission today and discovered that it was not broken by a foreign object. A part of the UUC flywheel (guide pin I think) failed and punched a hole through the...
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By Palantirion
M5 needs help, part 2...shocks

So, since the car is in the shop anyway it's time to address a non-critical issue. The car's handling has gotten sloppy. I really thought it was a broken rear sway bar bracket, but it isn't....
Forum: E39 (1997 - 2003) 07-21-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 679
Posted By Palantirion
M5 needs help, part 1...clutch

Due to a lengthy project my E39 M5-S2 has been generally neglected over the past year and a half. Those of you who know me will no doubt be surprised to hear that. It is now time to be nice to the...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 06-29-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,944
Posted By Palantirion
TRIBUTE IS FINISHED! Finally. Ready to be shown...

TRIBUTE IS FINISHED! Finally. Ready to be shown at the TMPCC show at CBS Studios on the 4th of July.

pics to follow...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-30-2015, 10:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,944
Posted By Palantirion
BTW, I will be showing Scatha at the OC Mini...

BTW, I will be showing Scatha at the OC Mini Maker Faire in Irvine on Sat. May 9th, from 10am-4pm.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-30-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,944
Posted By Palantirion
It's been a while since I've updated the thread....

It's been a while since I've updated the thread. Work has been going well, just taking forever due to the size of the car and complexity of the design.

So much so that I had to open PShop to...
Forum: General Automotive Forum 02-24-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,944
Posted By Palantirion
After some considerable time off I went back to...

After some considerable time off I went back to work on Tribute. While there are some physical tasks left unfinished I decided first to tackle the most difficult of the remaining paint areas. The...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 10-01-2014, 02:09 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,947
Posted By Palantirion
Art Car #2 has now been displayed. It is not a...

Art Car #2 has now been displayed. It is not a BMW, so its thread is located here:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8620558#post8620558
Forum: General Automotive Forum 10-01-2014, 02:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,944
Posted By Palantirion
1964 Studebaker Avanti Art Car "Tribute"

For those that don't know, I painted my 2007 Z4 M Coupe (Scatha) as my first Art Car in 2011. It has it's own website (www.myartcar.com) which will be revamped to similarly house the Avanti's...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 12-11-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 14,947
Posted By Palantirion
Awesome SoCal car show this past weekend. Info...

Awesome SoCal car show this past weekend. Info here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?p=8009080#post8009080
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