Competition Clutch offers a great clutch and lightweight flywheel combo for the MINI Cooper S R53. Yes, we said combo, a lightweight flywheel is included with each R53 clutch kit. The MINI Cooper R53 package includes a 4140 forged steel flywheel, bearing kit (with a heavy duty bearing), new crank/pressure plate bolts, performance pressure plate, and your choice of performance disc. The entire assembly tips the scales at 25lbs. Competition Clutch is the fastest growing performance clutch brand in North America.
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Stage 2 - Street Series 2100 Clutch Kit (SCC Stage 2 - Steelback Brass Plus)
This assembly provides an estimated 80% increase in torque capacity and is properly suited for aggressive street use and moderate track use. The Carbon Kevlar material with its alloy backing matched to a performance pressure plate will provide smooth engagement and extended life. 500 mile break-in highly recommended with this set-up. 300 mile break-in REQUIRED with this set-up. The 2100 Series kit includes a performance pressure plate, a high torque sprung disc with antiburst steel backed Carbon Kevlar facings, all applicable bearings, and the appropriate alignment tool. Flywheel weights 13.8lbs. This assembly also includes a light weight flywheel, new crank bolts, and new flywheel bolts.
Stage 4 - Strip Series 1620 Clutch Kit (SCC Stage 4 - 6 Pad Ceramic)
This assembly, available with a double spring, six rivet carriage is good for ease of gear transition with higher horsepower. This disc complimented by a performance pressure plate provides 250% increase in torque capacity. 300 mile break-in recommended with this set-up. The 1620 Series kit includes a performance pressure plate, a six puck high torque sprung disc with Ceramic buttons, all applicable bearings, and the appropriate alignment tool. This assembly also includes an 13.8lb light weight flywheel, new crank bolts, and new flywheel bolts.
Fits the following MINI models:
R53 2002-2006 Hatchback Cooper S
R52 2005-2008 Convertible Cooper S