RAM's Force 9.5 is the ideal entry level dual disc clutch for street use. With a torque capacity of roughly 800 ft/lbs and moderate clamp pressure, these clutches handle small blower or turbo applications and provide a light pedal effort similar to the stock clutch (RAM 2010 Camaro test drivers couldn't tell the stock clutch was changed). The floater plate is driven from 3 sets of straps to eliminate rattle at idle; the top clutch disc has a sprung hub assembly to absorb the clutch's initial engagement and reduce chatter.
Engineered for today's late model performance cars and older vehicle engine swaps, most RAM Dual Disc Clutches are compatible with factory hydraulic release mechanisms. A clutch's height is critical to proper operation; it prevents the need for spacers or other modification. Dual disc clutches that bolt to a stock flywheel can be a release problem. For clutches that malfunction, add a RAM Internal Hydraulic Bearing.
The purpose of these clutches is to provide smooth drivability for high power levels that wasn't previously available from single disc clutches with aggressive friction material. The clutch assembly also needs enough weight so it can be driven at lower RPM and maintain vehicle inertia without bucking. If the clutch assembly is too light, low-end drivability suffers. Applications with large camshaft profiles are prone to this and need the inertia of a heavier unit to sustain low-speed drivability. Road race type vehicles, however, benefit from a smaller clutch's lighter weight because the vehicle drives deeper into turns before letting off the throttle and accelerates quicker back to torque range out of turns.