LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA, Jan. 30, 2019 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released a range of clutch kits for the 2000-2002 Audi S4 and 2000-2006 Audi A6 2.7L.
ACT’s new clutch kits for the B5 S4 and C5 A6 include a Heavy Duty or Xtreme pressure plate, a choice of disc, Streetlite flywheel, release bearing, pilot bearing and alignment tool. The Heavy Duty and Xtreme pressure plates incorporate hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 26% (HD) or 41% (XT) increase in clamp force over the stock unit.
The ACT Street clutch kits combine either a 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 515 ft.-lbs with the Xtreme pressure plate.
The ACT Race clutch kits combine the either a Heavy Duty or Xtreme pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in a 6-pad spring-centered design. This disc is 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 660 ft.-lbs. of torque at the crank with the Xtreme pressure plate.
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