Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

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BMW Installation Instructions

Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Tools and materials required

Phillips-head screwdriver
Flat-bladed screwdriver
Power drill
Twist drill bits 3 mm, 4.5 mm and 5.5 mm in dia.
Universal knife
Tape measure
Offset ring wrench, 8 mm across flats
File
Matt black paint
Paint brush

links = Left
oben = Top
rechts = Right

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Serial No. Quantity Desianation Serial No. Quantity Desianation
1 1 Template for A-post 4 4 M4 x 10 slotted screw
II 1 Template for door trim 5 7 M4 spring washer
III 1 Template for soft top 6 4 Female element of pressure stud
IV 1 Template for soft top 7 4 M2.5 x 20 slotted screw
V 1 Colour pen 8 4 M2.5 spring washer
1 1 Tonneau cover (not illustrated) 9 4 M2.5 hex nut
2 1 Left-hand bracket 10 3 Tenax female element
3 1 Right-hand bracket 11 3 M4 hex nut

The templates and brackets are marked “Left” and “Right”. Installation instructions for the bracket and the female element of the pressure stud are given for the left-hand side of the car. Various work stages must be carried out on the right-hand side in a mirror-image fashion.

Stow the soft top in the box according to operating instructions.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Take out slotted screws (1).

Remove A-post trim (2).

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Remove protective film from double-sided adhesive tape. Attach template I as illustrated to A-post trim (1) and mark drilling positions (2).

Remove template I and drill hole through the marked drilling positions using a power drill with 4.5 mm dia. spiral bit.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Place bracket (1) on A-post trim (2).

Insert M4 x 10 slotted screws (3) together with spring washers, and tighten.

Dab the tips of slotted screws (3) with matt black paint. Note

If a section of thread (5) is protruding, then shorten slotted screw (3) and dab tip with matt black paint.

Install A-post trim.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Important

Template II must lie flush against edges (1, 2).

Remove protective film from double-sided adhesive tape. Attach template II to door sill (3).

Mark the drilling positions (4) and remove template II.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Carefully take out the slotted screws (1).

Hold inner trim (2) in position.

Open the car’s door and remove inner trim (2).

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Drill hole through the marked drilling positions (1) using power drill with 3 mm dia. spiral bit.

Fit on female element (2) of pressure stud.

Insert M2.5 x 20 slotted screw.

Attach spring washer (4) and hex nut (5).

Carefully tighten hex nut (5) without damaging cover (6). Re-install inner trim in the reverse order as appropriate.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Important

Template III must lie flush against edges (1, 2).

Remove protective film from double-sided adhesive tape. Attach template III to trim (3) of the soft-top box.

Mark the drilling positions (4) and remove template III. Mark the right-hand side of trim (3) of the soft-top box in the above order as appropriate.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Template IV must lie flush against seam (1) and edge (2). Remove protective film from double-sided adhesive tape. Attach template IV as illustrated to trim (3) of the soft-top box.

Mark the drilling positions (4) and remove template IV.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Check drilling position (1). Dimension A = 20 mm.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Open the soft top.

Take out slotted screws (1) and remove trim (2) of soft-top box.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Drill hole through the marked drilling positions using power drill with 5.5 mm dia. spiral bit.

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Tonneau cover for BMW Z1

Insert Tenax female element (1).

Attach spring washer (2) and hex nut (3).

Important

If necessary, carefully cut out cover (4) in area of hex nut using a universal knife.

Carefully tighten hex nut (3).

Re-install trim for soft-top box in the reverse order as appropriate.

To put up the tonneau cover, see accompanying operating instructions.

Printing and other errors and omissions excepted.

Subject to amendment.

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