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ACT Releases SFI-Approved Heavy Duty Performance Clutch Kits for the Audi B7 RS4 and S4
LANCASTER, CALIF., October 29, 2013 — Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released Heavy Duty clutch kits for the 2007-2008 Audi B7 RS4 and 2005.5-2008 S4 4.2L V8.AA2-HDSD
ACT’s new clutch kits for the B7 RS4 and S4 include a Heavy Duty pressure plate, a choice of disc type, a release bearing and an alignment tool. The Heavy Duty clutch kits provide a 41-80 percent increase in torque over the stock unit.
The ACT Street clutch kits combine the Heavy Duty pressure plate with a performance organic street disc or a rigid-hub street disc. These discs feature 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 kits provide a moderate and consistent pedal feel, smooth engagement and significantly improved durability. These kits meet SFI Spec 1.1 and have an increased torque capacity up to 510 ft.-lbs.
The ACT Race clutch kits combine the Heavy Duty pressure plate with a cerametallic Xtreme Race disc, which is available in 6-pad spring-centered or 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 650 ft.-lbs. of torque.