It's great to see somebody enjoy and appreciate a car long term, I am similar in that regard.
I torture myself time to time looking and e46 and e90 M3s but when I am driving my car I really don't think about it, I just enjoy.
330i ~ BMW Perf. Susp. ~ M3 Front susp ~ BMW Perf Exhaust ~ 3.38 lsd ~ SF71 Alf CSL reps ~ Continental Extreme DWs ~ AA Tune ~ WTB: e93 M3 Fron Sway Bar