Lancaster, CA - Advanced Clutch Technology (ACT) has released new Xtreme clutch kits for the BMW 135i (E8x), 335i (E9x), and 535i (E6x) with N54 engines. BM8-XTSSACT’s new clutch kits for the BMW N54 include a Xtreme pressure plate, a choice of disc and a alignment tool. The Xtreme pressure plate incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 68% 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 520 ft-lbs.
The ACT Race clutch kits combine the Xtreme 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 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 665 ft-lbs. of torque at the crank.