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      BMW Z3 Sill removal and protection
      Article supplied by z3cade (Liam)

      Jack up the car and place on axle stands
      Remove wheels
      Remove rear arch liner

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      Remove kick pannel trim and door rubber

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      Remove kick panel plastic plug

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      Remove kick panel by lifting up

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      You may brake some plastic clips so remove broken clips from holes

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      Remove front arch liner

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      Remove screw from front arch, top front of sill (use 10mm ratchet)

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      Remove three screws for the small side panel, detach side repeater and remove

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      Get a friend to help, but a good friend not a nutter…

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      Remove screws from under the sill

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      Remove screw from rear arch

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      Remove small plastic trim from inside door and remove bolts that hold rear arch to allow better access for the screw behind it

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      Remove final bolts from top of the sill that were under the kick panel and remove sill

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      Clean up box section and check for rust

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      Treat areas with rust with your prefered products

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      I used zinc 182 primer, clear Waxoyl spray for inside box sections and original Waxoyl underseal

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      Treated rear box section

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      Treated front box section

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      Sand down any rust found on the sill and treat with your desired products

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      Now just reverse the removal process and replace the sill, Job done
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