PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

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PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by PawnSacrifice » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:24 am

I was looking for PDF retrofit instructions a while ago and a found a few other Z4 documents. I then expanded my search and found more documents available from numerous sites online, for public download. I've collected them in one place, links below. Some of the reference documentation is very useful for DIY mods.

I hope the links are reliable - if not I may need to move to another host (currently on DropBox). Also, not currently sure how it will handle concurrent connections / downloads.

Below this section I want to add links to my mods - running out of space in my signature! Please feel free to do likewise - prefer to keep it to links on here though.

:!: Some of the owner's manuals are quite large files and can take a while to download. For some reason the E89 manual seems to pause for quite a while on Chrome, works better on IE and Safari (Mac).
:!: The manuals may be EU/US specific, while most of the functions will be the same there may be the odd discrepancy.

Starting at the beginning:
Owner's Manuals
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2003 Owner's Manual
2004 Owner's Manual
2005 Owner's Manual


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2006 Roadster Owner's Manual


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2006 Supplementary Owner’s Manual for BMW Z4 M Roadster/ Z4 M Coupe
2006 Supplementary Owner's Manual for BMW Z4 M Roadster
2007 Supplementary Owner's Manual for BMW Z4 M Roadster/ Z4 M Coupe


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2010 Owner's Manual


BMW USA Information
Seems BMW USA beat me to it. Looking for a few missing manuals I found this page on the USA site...
Owner's Manuals
There is some other great info on there too. Select the year and car and in addition to the manual there are some handy How To videos.


Specifications - many thanks to Wondermike :thumbsup:
UK Z4 pre- and post-facelift specification


BMW Retrofit Instructions
Active seat ventilation system retrofit kit BMW Z4 (E85)
Aerodynamic Package Retrofit Kit LHD and RHD BMW Z4 (E85)
Illuminated Door Sill Strips Retrofit BMW Z4 (E85)
TV Function retrofit kit BMW Z4 (E85)
Xenon Light Retrofit with Automatic Headlight Adjustment Control BMW Z4 (E85)
Park Distance Control (PDC) Rear Retrofit BMW Z4 (E85)
Cruise Control Retrofit BMW Z4 Roadster (E85 / BMW Z4 Coupe (E86)
Wind deflector retrofit BMW Z4 (E85)
Retrofit kit - Dome strut BMW Z4 (E85)
Multi-functional steering wheel retrofit kit BMW Z4 (E85)
Navigation system (not including TV function) BMW Z4 E85
Alpine CD changer installation instructions BMW Z4 E85
Hardtop Retrofit Kit RHD and LHD BMW Z4 E85


Reference Documentation
BMW E85 Complete Vehicle
BMW E85 Chassis Dynamics
BMW E85 Driver Information
BMW E85 Heating / Air Conditioning System


TIS Links
BMW TIS Online Repair Manuals (Thanks, Peddy for this one)
BMW WDS - Wiring Diagram System


Third Party
Lumenux CCFL Install Instructions
Dension Gateway 300 Installation Instructions
Dension Gateway 100/300/500 User Guide
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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by T-J » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:39 am

Thats great lots of good info :thumbsup:
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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by gookah » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:44 am

not opening for me.....

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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by cyhliu » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:54 am

Excellent, more reasons not to go to bed so soon! Those links will come in handy later on I'm sure, thanks!

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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by PawnSacrifice » Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:56 am

gookah wrote:not opening for me.....
Thanks. Which one? I've been through this morning and tested them all on my work PC, some are slow due to the file size, some also don't like Chrome so much.

I also spot tested a few on my BlackBerry and they seemed to load okay.

If there was anything that you wanted in particular that won't load, DM me and I'll send you the file by email. Files up to a little over 8MB.
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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by a11y » Tue Jan 25, 2011 9:57 am

All work for me. Incredibly useful resources Matt, many thanks for posting all in one location :thumbsup:
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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by Ian Hammond » Tue Jan 25, 2011 10:02 am

Brilliant!!!
Page now bookmarked for future reference
Thanks for taking the time to put this together :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by gookah » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:32 am

PawnSacrifice wrote:
gookah wrote:not opening for me.....
Thanks. Which one? I've been through this morning and tested them all on my work PC, some are slow due to the file size, some also don't like Chrome so much.

I also spot tested a few on my BlackBerry and they seemed to load okay.

If there was anything that you wanted in particular that won't load, DM me and I'll send you the file by email. Files up to a little over 8MB.

may be because I am using chrome, just blank white screens for over 5 minutes

2004 owners manual
2006 Supplementary Owner's Manual for BMW Z4 M Roadster
2006 Supplementary Owner's Manual for BMW Z4 M Roadster/Z4 M Coupe
TV Function retrofit kit BMW Z4 (E85)


TIS are OK, as are your links, just seems to be dropbox ones

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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by RustyZ4 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:40 am

Fantastic, all bookmarked :thumbsup:
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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by gookah » Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:42 am

gookah wrote: may be because I am using chrome, just blank white screens for over 5 minutes

2004 owners manual
2006 Supplementary Owner's Manual for BMW Z4 M Roadster
2006 Supplementary Owner's Manual for BMW Z4 M Roadster/Z4 M Coupe
TV Function retrofit kit BMW Z4 (E85)


TIS are OK, as are your links, just seems to be dropbox ones
Ok now. I copied links to IE8 and opened them from there,
Great thanks.

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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by imp75 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 12:56 pm

Brilliant. Thanks for all that info, I've been searching for days for the 05 owners manual. I didn't get one when I got the car! Maybe now I won't have to post inane questions on the forum.
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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by PawnSacrifice » Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:33 pm

gookah wrote: Ok now. I copied links to IE8 and opened them from there,
Great thanks.
Yeah, is odd - normally if something isn't going to work it will be IE! Watching the download progress Chrome seems to struggle with the final handoff. Oddness.

imp75, excellent - means it was a worthwhile execrise :thumbsup:


:!: One thing to note, I think some of these may be US manuals, need to go through and check. The main functions should be similar though.
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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by Citation 650 » Tue Jan 25, 2011 7:10 pm

Thanks, good find.

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Re: PDF Owner's Manuals, Retrofit Instructions and Links

Post by Gee » Tue Jan 25, 2011 8:56 pm

I'm sure this will come in useful one day. Thanks :thumbsup:
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