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RTS Clutch – Twin-Friction Clutch Kit for MQB 1.8TSI – EA888 Gen3

£489.03 (Including VAT)

Description

RTS unique “Twin Friction” (drive plate) has been developed using a unique flywheel side friction material whilst adopting a segmented pressure plate face.. The aramid friction exhibits 50% less wear than a conventional drive plate friction material.

This material also reduces the effects of fade. Fade is the decline in the clutch system’s ability to transmit torque as operating temperatures increases. These features in combination with the previously mentioned micro-structure of spheroidal casting and ER2 technology allows the clutch kit to dissipate heat far more effectively, allowing the clutch to run cooler for longer.

RTS kit has been designed with a higher clamp load enabling the clutch system to transmit 60% more torque over the standard clutch kit and is suitable for every day driving, fast road and track/circuit racing whilst maintaining user-friendly driving experience.

RTS – RTSTF-0018 has been designed and manufactured to significantly exceed the original clutch system whilst also maintaining OE pedal effort, thus delivering a torque capacity of 395 lbs/ft of torque.

We recommend fitting a new slave cylinder when changing the clutch.

Suitable for the following 1.8PS EA888 Gen 3 ‘1.8 TSI’ 6 Speed Manual Cars
– Audi A3 (8V)
– SEAT Leon FR (Mk3)
– Skoda Octavia (Mk3)

This clutch kit comes complete with a new Release Bearing.

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