LANCASTER, CALIF., May 11, 2017 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released new Heavy Duty and Xtreme clutch kits for the 2003-2012 Honda Accord and 2009-2014 Acura TSX.
ACT’s new clutch kits for the Accord include a Heavy Duty (HD) or Xtreme (XT) pressure plate, Streetlite flywheel, a choice of disc, release bearing, pilot bearing, and alignment tool. The Heavy Duty pressure plate incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 35% increase in clamp force over the stock unit; with the Xtreme providing a 78% increase in clamp force over the stock unit.
The ACT Street clutch kits combine the Heavy Duty or Xtreme pressure plate with a performance organic street disc. The disc features premium organic friction materials able to withstand increased heat and abuse, steel-backed linings for high-burst strength and modifications engineered for quicker shifting. The ACT Street clutch kit provides a moderate and consistent pedal feel, smooth engagement and significantly improved durability. These kits meet SFI Spec 1.1 and have increased torque capacity up to 340ft.-lbs (XT kits).
The ACT Race clutch kits combine the Heavy Duty or Xtreme pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in 6-pad and 4-pad spring-centered and rigid-hub designs. These discs are highly durable while allowing for quick shifting. The Xtreme Race discs are for high-powered engines and recommended for track use only. The ACT Race clutch kits meet SFI Spec 1.1 and are rated to hold up to 435 ft.-lbs. of torque at the crank (XT kits).
To view a PDF of the press release and specifications sheet, please click here.
The installation video for this application can be found here.