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Southbend DXD Racing Clutch - Stage 2 'Drag' - Mk1 / Mk2 8v, Clutch Kit

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Now $474.09 Regular Price $488.75

The Southbend Stage 2 Drag clutch is the best drag racing clutch for your Mk1 or Mk2 VW 8v vehicle.

The DXD Racing Stage 2 Clutch Upgrade is perfect for those who have modified their engines for more horsepower and torque, and are beginning to see the limitations in the stock units. Offered in specific configurations of Daily, Endurance or Drag, the DXD Stage 2 is perfectly matched to your driving style and your specific use. Each Stage 2 Clutch is engineered to specifically support engine modification with increased clamp load and different material choices across the individual Stage 2 configurations. Each configuration includes all of the benefits of a DXD Racing Stage 1 Clutch Upgrade but also includes additional benefits specific to each.

Drag Clutch Information

In no other form of racing are tenths and hundredths of a second more important nor is a vehicles driveline more abused in such a short period of time. It is with this understanding that DXD Racing has developed a line of clutches specific to the needs of this ever demanding sport. Pedal travel is reduced allowing for quicker launches off the tree and initial engagement is as rapid as possible getting all of the power to the ground instantaneously. Use of puck style discs and SFI approved Race Covers provide plenty of power handling capability and aids in the perfect pass everytime.

This Heavy Duty Pressure Plate has an increased clamp load with little or no increase in pedal pressure. The Organic disc material has a high metal content that increases the co-efficient of friction by two times over a stock lining and increases rotational strength up to a 12,000 RPM burst point. This clutch system maintains a stock feel while offering strength and durability.

Clutch kit specifications:

  • Torque capacity - Not provided by South Bend Clutch  
  • For use with cars with 8v transmission (smaller input shaft)
What's Included:
  • Stage 2 Drag clutch disc
  • Stage 2 pressure plate
  • New pilot bearing
  • Clutch alignment tool


  • VW Mk1 8v 5-speed (210mm clutch, 020 transmission) - All models
  • VW Mk2 8v 5-speed (020 transmission) 1985-1992

Recommended usage is drag racing. We do not recommend this clutch for use in daily driven vehicles.

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If you need assistance in selecting a clutch for your vehicle, please don't hesitate to contact us.

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