Ah cool great info guys. Personally I think it looks fine without it but the thing is it holds other parts down which are now working their way out. Here is a link to some older pics http://picasaweb.google.com/exilionprime/TheBMW
There really isn't a dealer near by because we bought it used. But there are a ton of e30's in my area and I'm sure there are a few in the junkyards.