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ACT Releases BMW E46 M3 & BMW 335i, 135i & 535i Clutch Kits

ACT is pleased to announce it’s entry into the late model BMW market with the introduction of their clutch kits for the E46 M3 and BMW’s N54 powered (3.0L inline 6 cylinder twin turbo) cars, the 135i, 335i and 535i cars! The popularity of both applications combined with ACT’s 15 year reputation for quality and performance means that these new kits are sure to sell out soon. ACT will be taking preorders on their initial limited production run of these kits.

NEW PRODUCT FOR 2009! ADVANCED CLUTCH TECHNOLOGY (ACT) HAS RELEASED SFI APPROVED HIGH PERFORMANCE CLUTCH KITS FOR THE 07-09 BMW 335i, 07-09 135i AND 08-09 535i!

ACT’s new clutch kit for the 335i, 135i and 535i feature a Heavy Duty Pressure Plate that incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 45% increase in clamp force over the stock unit.

The ACT Street Clutch Kit combines the Heavy Duty Pressure Plate and a Performance Organic Street Disc, a disc that features special performance organic friction materials 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, significantly improved durability and increases the torque capacity to 456 ft. lbs.

ACT Race Clutch Kits will hold 583 ft. lbs. of torque. Metallic Ceramic Xtreme Discs are available in 4 and 6 puck un-sprung hub designs and are very durable while allowing for quick shifting. The Xtreme Discs are design for high power engines and are recommended for track use only.

DESCRIPTION PART # TORQUE CAP CLAMP LOAD
ACT STREET CLUTCH KIT BM8-HDSD 456 ft/lbs 45%
ACT RACE CLUTCH KIT (4 Puck) BM8-HDR4 583 ft/lbs 45%
ACT RACE CLUTCH KIT (6 Puck) BM8-HDR6 583 ft/lbs 45%

All ACT Pressure Plates and discs for the BMW 335i, 135i and 535i are SFI certified.

ACT clutches deliver the maximum holding power by applying a series of sound engineering advancements to new (not rebuilt) components which maximizes load and reduces flex. The result is maximum torque capacity, long life and smooth, fast shifting. ACT is a premier clutch manufacturer with more than 300 different applications and over 500 performance clutch kits. The company’s product line features clutches and forged flywheels for the most popular vehicles in the sport compact car market. ACT is headquartered in Lancaster, California.

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ADVANCED CLUTCH TECHNOLOGY (ACT) HAS RELEASED A NEW HEAVY DUTY PERFORMANCE CLUTCH KIT AND COMPONENTS FOR THE 01-06 BMW M3 (E46)!

ACT’s new clutch kit for the BMW M3 features a Heavy Duty Pressure Plate that incorporates hardened diaphragm fingers for decreased wear and provides a 44% increase in clamp force over the stock unit.

The ACT Street Clutch Kit combines the Heavy Duty Pressure Plate and a Performance Organic Disc, a disc that features special performance organic friction materials 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 increased pedal feel, smooth engagement and significantly improved consistency, durability and increases the torque capacity to 397lbs/ft

ACT Race Clutch Kits will hold 508 lbs/ft of torque. Metallic Ceramic Xtreme Discs are available in 4 and 6 puck sprung and un-sprung hub designs and are very durable while allowing for quick shifting. The Xtreme Discs are design for high power engines and are recommended for track use only.

DESCRIPTION PART # TORQUE CAP CLAMP LOAD
ACT STREET CLUTCH KIT BM4-HDSS* 397 ft/lbs 44%
ACT SOLID STREET CLUTCH KIT BM4-HDSD* 397 ft/lbs 44%
ACT RACE CLUTCH KIT (4 Puck) BM4-HDR4* 508 ft/lbs 44%
ACT RACE CLUTCH KIT (4 Puck Sprung Hub) BM4-HDG4* 508 ft/lbs 44%
ACT RACE CLUTCH KIT (6 Puck) BM4-HDR6* 508 ft/lbs 44%
ACT RACE CLUTCH KIT (6 Puck Sprung Hub) BM4-HDG6* 508 ft/lbs 44%

*NOTE: All kits with the BM4 prefix will include our SFI certified billet steel flywheel, B014 pressure plate, PB1002 pilot bearing.

All ACT Pressure Plates and discs for the BMW M3 are SFI certified.

ACT clutches deliver the maximum holding power by applying a series of sound engineering advancements to new (not rebuilt) components which maximizes load and reduces flex. The result is maximum torque capacity, long life and smooth, fast shifting. ACT is a premier clutch manufacturer with more than 300 different applications and over 500 performance clutch kits. The company’s product line features clutches and forged flywheels for the most popular vehicles in the sport compact car market. ACT is headquartered in Lancaster, California.


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