Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

EBA – 01 29 9 789 895
BMW Installation Instructions
Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

Technical knowledge is required.

Installation time approx. 1.5 hours, which can vary according to the conditions and fittings of the vehicle.

Fitting of the accessory front-apron should be done by two people.

Note on paint finish

The accessory front-apron is supplied primed and must be pre-treated appropriately. When painting please take note of BMW painting instructions. The accessory front-apron is made of PUR-R-RIM. Maximum temperature for stoving-paint coating is 40° C.

Scope of supplied installation kit

  1. Accessory side-skirt, left
  2. Accessory side-skirt, right
  3. Assembly kit

2 expanded rubber pads
2 fillister-head screws
4 washers
2 hexagon nuts M 6

4. TA 01 20 9 789 918

German Federal Motor Vehicle Registration Agency No. 37797

5. Fitting Instructions 01 29 9 789 895

Required tools and auxiliary materials
Screwdriver
Phillips screwdriver
1/4 inch ratchet
1/4 inch extension
1/4 inch socket-wrench insert, SW 8mm, 10mm

1. Necessary preparatory work

Dismount all four wheel-arch trim panels.

2. Dismantling of the standard side skirt

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Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

Take out the mounting clip (1) on the sill strip (2). Pry strip from the sill and remove.

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Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

Loosen upper screws (1) on the standard side-skirt (2)

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Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

Pry out supports for car jack (1) and loosen screws (2) on the standard side-skirt.

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Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

Open doors (1). Loosen mounting screw (2) of the side panel (3) and of the standard side-skirt. Remove standard side skirt (4).

Caution

When closing the door, avoid possible damage from the loose side panel.

3. Fitting the accessory side-skirt

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Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

Stick the expanded rubber strips (1) on the vehicle sill (2) as shown in the illustration.

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Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

Pull speed nut (1) off the bracket (2) and put it on the bracket of the accessory side-skirt.

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Original BMW Accessory Side-skirts BMW 3 Series E36/7 (Z3)

Insert the retaining plate (1) of the side skirt together with speed nut behind the bracket (2). Screw front side panel and accessory side-skirt (1) to the bracket (2) with screw (3).

Fitting of the accessory side-skirt is carried out in the reverse order of dismantling.

Note

Make the clearances to the body even. Pay attention to the amount of clearance (5mm 0.5 mm).

Fit wheel-arch covers, sill strips and supports for car jack again.

Fitting of the accessory side-skirt was shown for the left side of the vehicle. Fitting of the right-hand side accessory side-skirt is done in the same way but as a mirror image.

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