You sure about that broken timing chain? Is the engine opened and you can see it?
Also, you should write a thread in the general forum, not here.
Give as many details as you can about the incidents surrounding this diagnosis...miles on car, etc.
I'm so depressed. No one wants to come see me in NYC: Sat, Oct. 8, 6 p.m. at Greenwich Village Comedy Club.
Mangofy your E46!