Website Links for Maintaining Z3s (last update: 6 February 2021)

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A few links I have gathered which may be of use. Moderators, if any of these infringe forum rules, my apologies.

Best Z3 and 4 sites:
Seriously... there is only one, and your already on it! (also Z4s):thumbsup:

Buying:
https://zroadster.org/articles/bmw-z3-general-information-for-potential-buyers-by-mike-fishwick.15/ (the best buying guide ever!)

General information
http://users.belgacom.net/bmw_z3/ (also Z4s)
http://felgenkatalog.auto-treff.com/ (Wheels)

Fault Codes
http://bmwfault.codes/[ (NEW)

TIS (Technical Information System)
https://www.bimmer-service.com/bmw-z3/ (Not strictly TIS, but it does have TIS and installation instructions. All BMWs) (NEW)
https://www.newtis.info (all BMWs) (DEAD)
http://www.adkusters.dsmynas.com/Website mynas/BMW Z3 tis documenten.html
https://bmweba.com (Not strictly TIS, but it does have TIS and installation instructions. All BMWs)
https://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1401477 (all BMWs)
https://www.auto-manual.com/bmw/ (Not strictly TIS, but it does have TIS and installation instructions. All BMWs) (NEW)

Workshop Manuals:
https://workshop-manuals.com/bmw/ (A variation of TIS. For Z3s look in the E36 section of the 3 series)
http://wedophones.com/BMWManualsLead.htm (Z3 and other BMWs. Owner and electronic trouble shooting manuals)

http://bigcoupe.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=23155 (a mass of links on maintenance and technical articles)

Parts:
http://www.realoem.com/bmw/ (all BMWs)
http://www.bmw-etk.info/ (all BMWs) (NEW)
https://www.etkbmw.com/ (all BMWs) (DEAD?)
http://www.bmwetk.cc/index/body/T/BMW/P/P/C/ST.html
(Z4s are in a different section, see next entry) (NEW)
https://www.bmwautoparts.net/en (all BMWs)
http://bmwfans.info/parts-catalog (all BMWs)
https://parts.bmwofsouthatlanta.com/ (all BMWs) Sometimes there are photographs of parts, which can be VERY helpful!)

VIN Decoder (BMW)
http://bimmer.work (all BMWs)
http://bmwfans.info/vin/ (all BMWs)
https://www.etkbmw.com/bmw/EN/vin/decoder/online (all BMWs)


How to.... Various guides on maintenance
https://www.pelicanparts.com/BMW/techarticles/tech_main_Z3.htm (also Z4s)
http://coupenut.blogspot.com/
https://blog.bavauto.com/category/bmw-z-series/bmw-z3-series-coupe-e36-8/ (also Z4s)
http://bmwz3diys.weebly.com/
http://www.eatsleeptinker.com/category/automotive/cars-cars/bmw-m-coupe/
https://www.dvatp.com/bmw/e36 (E36 saloon, comprehensive, masses of commonality with our E36/7)
http://www.porterbility.co.uk/BMW_Oil_Sheets.htm (thanks Pingu :thumbsup:)
http://mz3.net (for Z3M owners)
http://www.ronstultz.com/knowledge/Documents/BMW Z3/BMW Z3 - All Things Related.htm
http://www.unofficialbmw.com/ronstygar.html
http://www.beisansystems.com/procedures/index.html (Vanos procedures, single and double)
http://www.z3ers.com
http://www.waycoolinc.com/z3/essentials/fixit/index.html
http://www.bimmerdiy.com/dir/e36

PDFs (Moderators, if these are not supposed to be uploaded, please remove)

BMW M52TU engine training manual.pdf
BMW M54 engine training manual.pdf

BMW Z3 - M + Roadster Electrical Troubleshooting Manual Sep 1997 to Aug 1998 .pdf
BMW Z3 - M + Roadster Electrical Troubleshooting Manual Sep 1998 to Mar 1999 .pdf
BMW Z3 - M + Roadster + Coupe Electrical Troubleshooting Manual Apr 1999 onwards.pdf
BMW Z3 - M + Roadster + Coupe Electrical Troubleshooting Manual Apr 2000 onwards.pdf

I will update as I find new sources. (last update: 6 February 2021)
 

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