LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA, December 20th, 2019 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released a range of clutch kits for the 2017-2019 Honda Civic Type R.
The 10th Generation Civic Type R is the ultimate Honda-lovers goal. Already responsive and powerful as delivered, this latest platform is being explored for serious transformations in power output. As those improvements surpass the capabilities of the OE clutch components, ACT is again stepping up to provide the latest clutch developments - just as Honda drivers have counted on for over two decades.
ACT’s new Clutch Kits for the Civic Type R include a Heavy Duty 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 33% increase in clamp force over the stock unit.
The ACT Street Clutch Kits combine the Heavy Duty 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 412 FT-LB.
The ACT Race Clutch Kits combine the Heavy Duty 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