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  1. ACT Releases SFI-Approved Performance Clutch Kits for the 2015-2017 Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTI

    LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA, June 7, 2018 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released a range of clutch kits for the 2015-2017 Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTI.VW9-HDSS=

    ACT’s new clutch kits for the Golf R and GTI include a Heavy Duty pressure plate, flywheel, a choice of disc, release bearing and alignment tool. The Heavy Duty 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 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 500 ft.-lbs.

    The ACT Race clutch kits combine the Heavy Duty pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in a 6-pad spring-centered 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 640 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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  2. ACT Releases SFI-Approved Performance Clutch Kit(S) for Audi and Volkswagen 2.0L Turbo TSI 6 Speed Applications.

    LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA, Jan. 26, 2016 —Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released a new family of clutch kits for the Seat and Volkswagen 2.0L Turbo TSI 6 speed applications.
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    ACT’s new clutch kits for the 2.0L Turbo TSI 6 speed include a Heavy Duty pressure plate, Streetlite flywheel, a choice of disc, release bearing, and alignment tool. The Heavy Duty pressure plate incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 30% 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 395 ft.-lbs.

    The ACT Race clutch kits combine the Heavy Duty pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in a 6-pad spring-centered 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 505 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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  3. ACT Releases SFI-Approved Performance Clutch Kit(S) for Seat and Volkswagen 2.8L 6 Speed Applications.

    LANCASTER, CALIFORNIA, Jan. 26, 2016 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released a new family of clutch kits for the Seat and Volkswagen 2.8L 6 speed applications; see attached spec sheet for a detailed application list.VW6-HDSS=

    ACT’s new clutch kits for the 2.8L 6 speed include a Heavy Duty pressure plate, Streetlite flywheel, a choice of disc, release bearing, and alignment tool. The Heavy Duty pressure plate incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 35% 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 410 ft.-lbs.

    The ACT Race clutch kits combine the Heavy Duty pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in a 6-pad spring-centered 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 525 ft.-lbs. of torque at the crank.

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

    Read more »