ACT Releases SFI-Approved Performance Clutch Kits for Ford Classics with 289ci and 302ci Engines


ACT’s new clutch kits for the Ford Classics include a Heavy Duty pressure
plate, a choice of disc, a release bearing and alignment tool. The ACT
Performance Clutch Kits are designed to replace the Ford “Long Style” 10
inch clutch. The F019 pressure plate incorporates hardened diaphragm
fingers for decreased wear and provides close to a 30% increase in clamp
force over the stock unit.

The ACT Street clutch kits combine the F019 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 of 430 ft-lb at the crankshaft.

The ACT Race clutch kits combine the F019 pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in 6-pad spring-centered and rigid-hub designs. These discs are very 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 will hold 550 ft-lb of torque.

ACT is a premier clutch manufacturer that has more than 700 different applications and more than 1,350 performance clutch kits. The company’s product line features clutches and forged flywheels for the most popular vehicles in the Domestic,Sport Compact, European, and Truck markets. ACT is
headquartered in Lancaster, Calif.

Visit the Advanced Clutch Technology booth at the 2012 SEMA Show (21249), go to or call 661-940-7555.