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SPEC Stage 3 Clutch for SPEC Flywheel Audi TT 1.8L Quattro 00-06

What good is more horsepower if it isn t transferred to the ground? The clutch is the main link between the power your engine produces and the transmission, but all too often it is also the weak link. Many stock clutches simply will not last under harsh driving conditions or continual hard launches. When a car is making more horsepower than stock the

£507.76

RalcoRZ Stage 1 Full Organic Clutch Kit Audi TT 1.8L Turbo Quattro 2000

Ralco RZ Stage 1 clutch kit is an upgrade heavy-duty clutch set up for those who seeks streetable high peformance clutch. It is a direct factory replacement parts thus no modifications are needed. The clutch kit includes only the highest grade components and it s ready for hot action on street and track. The premium organic friction material for high heat

£300.81

XClutch Clutch Kit with Chromoly Flywheel Stage 2 Sprung Ceramic Clutch Disc BMW

XClutch performance upgrades have been engineered to provide the ultimate in clutch performance. Utilising the latest pressure plate design and friction material composition, XClutch upgrades offer the ideal balance between driveability and performance for different vehicle applications. The pivot point and diaphragm design are carefully analysed to ensure

£1148.90

XClutch Clutch Kit with Chromoly Flywheel Stage 1 Single Sprung Organic Clutch Disc BMW

XClutch performance upgrades have been engineered to provide the ultimate in clutch performance. Utilising the latest pressure plate design and friction material composition, XClutch upgrades offer the ideal balance between driveability and performance for different vehicle applications. The pivot point and diaphragm design are carefully analysed to ensure

£893.98

XClutch Clutch Kit with Chromoly Flywheel 9-Inch and Twin Solid Organic Clutch Discs BMW

XClutch performance upgrades have been engineered to provide the ultimate in clutch performance. Utilising the latest pressure plate design and friction material composition, XClutch upgrades offer the ideal balance between driveability and performance for different vehicle applications. The pivot point and diaphragm design are carefully analysed to ensure

£1320.27

XClutch Clutch Kit with Chromoly Flywheel 9-Inch and Twin Solid Ceramic Clutch Discs BMW

XClutch performance upgrades have been engineered to provide the ultimate in clutch performance. Utilising the latest pressure plate design and friction material composition, XClutch upgrades offer the ideal balance between driveability and performance for different vehicle applications. The pivot point and diaphragm design are carefully analysed to ensure

£1404.76

XClutch Clutch Kit with Chromoly Flywheel 9-Inch and Twin Carbon Blade Clutch Discs BMW

XClutch performance upgrades have been engineered to provide the ultimate in clutch performance. Utilising the latest pressure plate design and friction material composition, XClutch upgrades offer the ideal balance between driveability and performance for different vehicle applications. The pivot point and diaphragm design are carefully analysed to ensure

£2027.46

XClutch Clutch Kit with Chromoly Flywheel 8 and Twin Sprung Ceramic Clutch Discs BMW

XClutch performance upgrades have been engineered to provide the ultimate in clutch performance. Utilising the latest pressure plate design and friction material composition, XClutch upgrades offer the ideal balance between driveability and performance for different vehicle applications. The pivot point and diaphragm design are carefully analysed to ensure

£1343.05

XClutch Clutch Kit with Chromoly Flywheel 8 and Twin Solid Ceramic Discs BMW

XClutch performance upgrades have been engineered to provide the ultimate in clutch performance. Utilising the latest pressure plate design and friction material composition, XClutch upgrades offer the ideal balance between driveability and performance for different vehicle applications. The pivot point and diaphragm design are carefully analysed to ensure

£1305.17

XClutch Clutch Kit with Chromoly Flywheel 7.25 and Twin Solid Ceramic Discs BMW

XClutch performance upgrades have been engineered to provide the ultimate in clutch performance. Utilising the latest pressure plate design and friction material composition, XClutch upgrades offer the ideal balance between driveability and performance for different vehicle applications. The pivot point and diaphragm design are carefully analysed to ensure

£1359.94

Toda Ultra Light Weight Sports Disc Clutch Kit Nissan 240SX S15

TODA clutch kits include a TODA lightweight flywheel, clutch disc, and pressure plate. The entire assembly is balanced on a dynamic balancer to ensure reliable high rpm operation. Although the flywheel, clutch disc, and pressure plate are available separately, when purchased together as a kit, the balancing service which is normally a $150 fee is free. Two

£1330.05

RalcoRZ Stage 4 Ceramic Solid Clutch Kit Mazda RX-7 Turbo 93-99

Ralco RZ xtreme Stage 4 FRx300 clutches are designed for the individual whose goal is to have an ultimate street/strip/track clutch system. Ralco RZ xtreme Stage 4 clutches only consist of the very best materials available. The pressure plate is made from the forged ductile iron (3x stronger than the conventional cast iron pressure plate) to ensure

£413.66

RalcoRZ Stage 3 Ceramic Sprung Clutch Kit Mazda RX-7 Turbo 93-99

Ralco RZ Stage 3 clutch kit is a direct factory replacement clutch kit and it s designed for those who seek the ultimate in clutch performance and reliability. Ralco RZ clutch kit includes only the highest grade clutch components from the world s leading racing clutch manufacturers. The 6-puck copper ceramic (also known as MIBA) disc features 12

£419.10

HKS LA Clutch Twin Plate Clutch Kit Mazda RX-7 FD3S 13B 93-95

Twin Plate Clutch Kit that includes Clutch Disc, Cover, Flywheel for up to 700HP. “MG Composite Disc” eliminates uncomfortable vibration during clutch engagement. Launch controllability and higher torque transfer capacity than metal disc are well balanced. Disc Damper prevents unusual noise from transmission and absorbs shock torque. It protects

£2229.78

HKS LA Clutch Disk Mazda RX-7 FD3S 93-95

Single Plate Clutch Kit that includes Clutch Disc, Cover, Flywheel for up to 450HP. “MG Composite Disc” eliminates uncomfortable vibration during clutch engagement. Launch controllability and higher torque transfer capacity than metal disc are well balanced. Disc Damper prevents unusual noise from transmission and absorbs shock torque. It

£340.34

RalcoRZ Stage 1 Full Organic Clutch Kit Mazda RX-7 Turbo 93-99

Ralco RZ Stage 1 clutch kit is an upgrade heavy-duty clutch set up for those who seeks streetable high peformance clutch. It is a direct factory replacement parts thus no modifications are needed. The clutch kit includes only the highest grade components and it s ready for hot action on street and track. The premium organic friction material for high heat

£331.35

RalcoRZ Stage 2 Carbon Kevlar Clutch Kit Mazda RX-7 Turbo 93-99

Ralco RZ Stage 2 clutch kit is a step up from our Stage 1 clutch kit. This is a versatile set up for the street and on the track. It provides a smooth engagement yet it can holds more power over stock clutches. This is a direct factory replacement clutch kit thus no modifications are needed and the clutch kit includes only the highest grade components from

£411.84

HKS GD Clutch Slave Cylinder Push Rod Mazda RX-7 FD3S 13B 93-95

HKS GD Clutch Slave Cylinder Push Rod for Mazda RX-7 FD3S. Features: Designed as Stock Replacement Reinforced Construction High Quality Fitment: Mazda RX-7 FD3S 13B 1993-1995 Notes: Pictures for marketing purposes only, actual product may

FEED Clutch Single 01 Mazda RX-7 FD3S 93-02

Vivid Racing is one of the exclusive distributors for FEED. All FEED parts are genuine items and ship directly to you from our distributors in Japan. This item will display shipping from Japan to your address via EMS, Fedex, or Flat Rate shipping. Once your order is confirmed, we will provide you with a ETA. If you have any questions about the fitment for

£638.91

AutoExe Clutch Single 02 Mazda RX-7 93-02

Vivid Racing is one of the exclusive distributors for AutoExe. All AutoExe parts are genuine items and ship directly to you from our distributors in Japan. This item will display shipping from Japan to your address via EMS, Fedex, or Flat Rate shipping. Once your order is confirmed, we will provide you with a ETA. If you have any questions about the fitment

£709.10

AutoExe Clutch Cover 02 Mazda RX-7 93-02

Vivid Racing is one of the exclusive distributors for AutoExe. All AutoExe parts are genuine items and ship directly to you from our distributors in Japan. This item will display shipping from Japan to your address via EMS, Fedex, or Flat Rate shipping. Once your order is confirmed, we will provide you with a ETA. If you have any questions about the fitment

£404.32

The Knowledge

THE KNOWLEDGE

Clutch Kits

What are Clutch Kits?

A typical clutch kit normally consists of a clutch plate, pressure plate and release bearing. These are all fastened to the car's flywheel with robust mechanical fasteners. This makes it possible for them to rotate via the flywheel. If you are a drifter, track day addict, drag racer or simply a car enthusiast you will know how important the clutch is in the functioning of your car. It is a vital part of your vehicle as a whole and enables easy, smooth gearshifts and provides the link between you and the engine power when you pull away. Clutch kits works in tandem with the car's engine, delivering power to the wheels. Over the lifetime of the car you might need to replace the clutch kit when it begins to wear, since this impacts negatively on the amount of power received and makes gear changes increasingly difficult. Should this happen, it's time to get a replacement clutch kit. Unfortunately there's a lot of marketing hype and technical jargon in the industry, which can make it very difficult to make an informed decision about the right clutch kit for your specific situation. Below we try to explain the differences between the different types of clutches in laymen's terms.

Different Types of Clutch Kits

There are different types of clutches on the market, aimed at people with different needs. Read the explanation below to determine which one would be the best for your particular circumstances.

Performance clutch

A performance clutch typically differs from conventional organic clutches in three important ways. Firstly in the case of a performance clutch the clamping force on the pressure plate (via the diaphragm spring) is higher. Performance clutches also utilize different materials which do not suffer from performance loss at high temperatures because they don't absorb so much heat. Last but not least, performance clutches use a 'puck' design (6 puck, 4 puck, 3 puck etc.). This prevents slippage by increasing the pressure on the friction material.

Twin plate clutch

This type of clutch system is also known as a twin-disc clutch. In an era where car engines are becoming ever more powerful it is becoming more popular by the day. A twin disc clutch simply does the job of transmitting all that power to the wheels much better than a single clutch ever could. Dual discs deliver double the clamping surface as a single disc, without needing double the pedal pressure - something that can make a massive difference in a vehicle that is used for purposes where performance is vital. In fact, one of the biggest benefits of a double plate clutch system is that it needs minimal pedal effort with a holding capacity that far exceeds that of most of the single-disc systems out there.

Triple plate clutch

If your car is mainly used to transport the kids to and from school it's unlikely you will need a 3-plate clutch. If you, however, are a car enthusiast and your vehicle is regularly used on the track or for drifting, a triple disc clutch might be exactly what you need. The main benefit here is that instead of trying to hold the same amount of torque with only one clutch, you now use three clutches - each of which can hold the same amount of torque as a single plate. As long as the friction plate on the flywheel is able to withstand the pressure you can theoretically hold triple the torque.

Organic clutch

The word 'organic' in this case refers to the type of material that is used in the manufacture of the clutch, which is metal fiber interlaced with organic materials. Organic facings are often manufactured from phenolic resins, compound rubber and friction modifiers such as metal oxides and metallic powder. These type of clutches are suitable for a wide range of driving conditions, but they perform particularly well in city traffic. The top products in this category provide both smooth clutch engagement and excellent durability. Organic facings are typically significantly stronger than their molded counterparts, which means they don't only last longer but also offer improved performance.

Multi-plate clutch

This is a kind of clutch setup that employs multiple drive plates. The aim here is to compensate for torque loss that happens because of the slippage which is caused by the fluid in which the plates are immersed for lubrication, cleaning and cooling. This kind of clutch setup is widely referred to as a wet clutch system, and is found in most ordinary cars' automatic transmissions. It's what makes it possible to shift gears up and/or down without interrupting power flow via the transmission. Multi-disc clutches work in the same way as single-disc ones, but they employ several friction discs instead of the one disc found in most other cars in order to reduce slippage and torque loss.