One of the most popular questions we get from just about everyone we speak to, is, “which clutch should I go with?” Although there isn’t one answer to give, and there are a ton of options out there, each car requires a different recipe.
That brings us to the Centerforce DYAD XDS, a brand new clutch offering just for high-horsepower Corvette and Camaro applications. With the ability to hold 1,600 lb-ft. of torque, this just might be the clutch you high horsepower guys are looking for.
Developed specifically for the 2016-17 Chevrolet Camaro SS and 2014-2016 Chevrolet Corvette 6.2L LT1 V8 engine, the new DYAD XDS clutch kit holds up to 1,600 foot-pounds of torque while still providing a light pedal feel for easy street driving
Prescott, Ariz. (April 2019) – Centerforce, a leading manufacturer of performance clutches for classic and late model cars and trucks for over 30 years, has released its DYAD XDS Twin Disc Clutch for the 2016-17 Chevrolet Camaro SS and 2014-2016 Chevrolet Corvette equipped with the 6.2L LT1 V8 engine.
Chevrolet’s late model muscle cars are tried and true platforms for enthusiasts looking to own a reliable, big power street, show or race car. The newly release DYAD XDS Twin Disc Clutch provides enthusiasts with a performance clutch solution for extremely modified cars including big power N/A builds nitrous or through forced induction by way of turbochargers and superchargers.
Engineered to deliver superior clamp load with light pedal effort and smooth engagement, this DYAD XDS clutch utilizes Centerforce’s patented Ball Bearing Pressure Plate and twin disc design. The 10.4-inch pressure plate also includes the company’s patented Centrifugal Weight System which helps the clutch kit hold up to an incredible 1,600 foot-pounds of torque. The lightweight 168 tooth, 8 bolt, zero balance billet steel flywheel delivers increased throttle response. The clutch discs feature paddle/button style cerametallic material to provide superior holding capacity and longevity. Due to the positive engagement of the cerametallic material, vehicles may experience noise and/or chatter.
This new DYAD XDS Twin Disc Clutch Kit (Part #415614877) fits 2016-2017 Chevrolet Camaro SS equipped with the 6-speed and 2014-2016 Corvettes equipped with the 6.2L V8 motor. The disc is compatible with a 1-1/8-inch, 26 spline input shaft.
Centerforce Dual Friction Clutch kits come pre-assembled and include the pressure plate, floating disc, floater, drive disc, flywheel, pilot bearing, alignment tool and ARP fasteners. For more information about the Dual Friction Clutch DYAD XDS Kit or any other products, contact Centerforce, 928.771.8422, www.centerforce.com.
- Perfect for high-horsepower and racing applications
- Light pedal feel with smooth engagement
- Intended for 2014-16 Corvettes and 2016-17 Camaro SS
Rick Seitz is the owner and founder of GMEFI Magazine, and has a true love and passion for all vehicles. When he isn’t tuning, testing, or competing with the brand’s current crop of project vehicles, he’s busy tinkering and planning the next modifications for his own cars.