BMW Bluetooth Retrofit Kit for Z8 - US and Euro

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  • Regular price $849.00

PLEASE NOTE: We no longer have the completed wiring harness for this kit, however can provide you the necessary parts to modify to create your own wiring harness. We apologize, but due to the limited number of Z8 BMWs we are currently no longer making this wiring harness. However we can provide you with the necessary parts required, and modification is not too complicated.

This kit is designed to be a plug and play upgrade for your Z8, providing voice control of your cellular phone. Each kit is specific to the build date of your car, so please select the proper information below for us to get you the correct kit for your specific car.

What is BMW Bluetooth?

Bluetooth Functional Overview

Users Manual for the BMW Bluetooth System

Users Manual for the BMW Voice Control System
(features included in Bluetooth kit)

BMW recommended phones for BMW Bluetooth System

Bluetooth Features and Functionality

Bluetooth is a new function of the latest cellular phones that allows you to wirelessly connect your cellular phone to other accessories such as a laptop or wireless headset. BMW's Bluetooth system takes advantage of this functionality to allow you to use your standard Bluetooth enabled phone in your BMW providing safe hands-fee operation while driving, plus some additional features such as voice control of your cellular phone and navigation system (if equipped).

The nice thing about Bluetooth is you do not need to physically connect your cellular phone to your BMW. You can keep your phone in your pocket or purse and still use all of the functions. Any of the pictures showing the cellphone phone in a cradle are just illustrating the optional charging and the boosting of your cellular phone antenna using the optional BMW snap in adapters.

With the BMW Bluetooth system you can use the BMW steering wheel and radio controls to navigate your cellular phone phonebook, dial numbers, increase volume, ect. The system also allows for the voice control of your cellular phone, voice control of your navigation system and notepad (to save a message to yourself for later replay). The system operates just as your BMW factory installed phone would operate with the added benefit of voice recognition and voice control of phone and nav.

BMW Bluetooth Systems are for BMWs either with Navigation or without Navigation.

NOTE: Our Bluetooth Kits come with the latest Generation BMW ULF modules Available as shown in the BMW Compatibility matrix (and NOT the problematic first generation 84 21 954 552 others are selling, Be careful on getting older ULF modules as some people have had difficulties and incompatibilities with the old first generation ULF modules. Why use Our Bluetooth Solution?

For a pictorial overview of the Z8 installation click HERE.

All Kits available for immediate Shipment

This Bluetooth retrofit kit allows you to install the standard BMW Bluetooth system in your BMW Z8, equipped or prewired for cellular phone. (All US Z8s were equipped with cellular phone). The Bluetooth system operates as your standard CPT8000 phone system would operate using the radio navigation display to display your detailed phone information such as phonebook, and other phone features.
If you are in the Austin area, we can also help you with the installation.

BMW Z8 Bluetooth Installation Guide

Users Manual for the BMW Bluetooth System

Users Manual for the BMW Voice Control System

BMW Z8 phone operation guide

PLEASE NOTE: In order to use A2DP Music over bluetooth you will need to install an application on your bluetooth enabled telephone for A2DP support. In order to use A2DP this applications must be turned on and off on the telephone itself to enable the music over bluetooth function in your BMW. Music over Bluetooth is not officially supported by BMWs before 2011 Models, so please note these limitations and manual control of the Music over bluetooth function from your smart phone.

At this time we are only aware of a few different applications for music over bluetooth, but can not guarantee full support.

Search in Cydia for "Bluetooth Mono SBSettings Toggle" and make sure you have it enabled in SBsettings

Android Phones
BTHeadSet app

BTmono App