While that sucks (I loved my E46), it should be clearer in the title or this thread should be moved to another section. A little misleading as I clicked this thread thinking this happened to an E9x. Sorry to hear about your misfortune.
Current: 2008 BMW M3 Sparkling Graphite/Bamboo Beige/6MT. 1999 BMW M3 Techno Violet/Dove/5MT