LANCASTER, CALIF., Feb. 21, 2017 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released new Xtreme clutch kits for the BMW 135i (E8x), 335i (E9x), and 535i (E6x) with N54 engines.
ACT’s new clutch kits for the BMW N54 include a Xtreme pressure plate, a choice of disc and a alignment tool. The Xtreme pressure plate incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 68% increase in clamp force over the stock unit.
The ACT Street clutch kits combine the 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 520 ft.-lbs.
The ACT Race clutch kits combine the Xtreme pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in 6- 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 665 ft.-lbs. of torque at the crank.
To view a PDF of the press release and specifications sheet, please click here.
The installation video for this application can be found here.