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      09-28-2013, 05:34 PM   #109
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Originally Posted by swamp2 View Post

Although the 458 has a remarkable engine and certainly s VE over 100%, it is not uncommon for a moderate to highly tuned production engine to also do so. I don't have the data handy, but am highly confident the current M3 does. It is a remarkable breather. One fellow posted here about his own lightly customized B MW (Z4 IIRC) intake and airbox mods that got him up to around and I think over 110% VE. He even built his own simple but accurate test system.
Hmmm, I think I worked out VE of an S65 at around 91% @ 8000rpm, which is very good in today's CAT filled society. Always open to see a more scientific calculation.