LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA, June 4, 2019 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released new Xtreme clutch kits for the 2016-2018 Ford Focus RS and Focus ST.FF5-XTSS=

ACT’s new clutch kits for the Focus RS/ST include an Xtreme pressure plate, Streetlite flywheel, a choice of disc, release bearing, and alignment tool. The Xtreme pressure plate incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 58% 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 582 ft.-lbs.

The ACT Race clutch kits combine the Xtreme pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in a 6-pad spring-centered and rigid-centered (for use with factory flywheel) 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 745 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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