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E90 M3 help please

Guys/Gals: I will be honest, most of my time is spent on the air-cooled porsche section of this fine website, but I have had a serious eye on a 2010 M3, with 85k a somewhat daily driver... and I can admit I am out of my element. Knowing that, I brought the car to a bmw specialist for a PPI before I made my decision. All was going well, the basics of computer checks, framework, fluids, shifting, power, etc.... but he had a guy that specialized in Mís across town and wanted to get his take on the Ď10 v8 engine. Immediate response was itís going to need rod bearings and throttle actuators within the next 15k. So... after doing my own research.... every jackleg on the internet has an opinion on it...and the prices range from reasonable to absurd. I figured that I get sage advice out of the porsche folk on pelican... so why not turn to the BMW side and see where they can help.

-is rod bearing failure a systemic issue with the E90?
- same goes for the throttle actuators

-what is a good estimate to fix respectively? Iíve heard 2500 for actuators, and anywhere from 2500 to 8000 for the rod bearings.

I do appreciate any help... cheers!
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