ACT Releases Heavy Duty Spring Centered Performance Clutch Kits for the 2013-2015 Ford Focus ST

LANCASTER, CALIF., Apr. 26, 2016 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released a new family of clutch kits for the 2013-2015 Ford Focus ST.FF3-HDSS

ACT’s new spring centered clutch kits for the Focus ST are designed for use with ACT's Single Mass Flywheel (provided with kits) and include a Heavy Duty pressure plate, a choice of spring centered disc, release bearing assembly and alignment tool. The Heavy Duty pressure plate incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 33% increase in clamp force over the stock unit.

The ACT street clutch kit combine the Heavy Duty pressure plate with a spring centered 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 445 ft.-lbs.

The ACT race clutch kit combine the Heavy Duty pressure plate with a spring centered cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in a 6-pad rigid-hub design. 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 565 ft.-lbs. of torque at the crank.

To view a PDF of the press release and specifications sheet, please click here.

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