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South Bend Clutch Stage 1 Heavy Duty Clutch Kit (94-02 2.5L Jeep Wrangler YJ & TJ)

Item J126866
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      Product Information

      Features, Description, Reviews, Q&A, Specs & Installation


      • Ideal for Spirited and Daily Driving
      • Heavy-Duty Version of Stock O.E. Clutch
      • Torque Rating of 225 Feet/Pounds
      • Organic Disc Material with High Metal Content
      • Stock Feel Offers Unmatched Strength and Durability
      • Heavy-Duty Pressure Plate Has Increased Clamp Load for Extended Life
      • Disc Is Dual Dampened for Smooth Engagement and Increased Transmission Life
      • Increased Co-Efficient of Friction Ensures Rapid Heat Dissipation Increasing the Life of Clutch
      • Does Not Include Flywheel
      • Advanced Installation
      • 12 Months /12,000 Mile Warranty
      • Fits All 1994-2002 2.5L Jeep Wrangler YJ and TJ Models


      Improved Performance. Looking for a heavy-duty clutch that will deliver a resilient and dependable performance? Then look no further than the South Bend Clutch Stage 1 Heavy Duty Clutch. This high impact product is designed specifically for spirited and daily driving and will take you anywhere you desire. Engineered to be a heavy-duty version of a stock O.E. clutch, this Clutch provides unmatched strength and durability.

      Better Torque. The South Bend Clutch Stage 1 Heavy Duty Clutch is strategically built to increase your Jeep’s torque and delivers a torque rating of 225 feet/pounds. Guaranteed to improve your traction out on the trail, this cutting-edge stage 1 clutch is second to none.

      Superior Upgrade. Featuring a heavy-duty, pressure plate that increases clamp load, you’ll get an extended life and performance. In addition, this design delivers optimal friction to ensure rapid heat dissipation that also helps increase the life of the clutch.

      Cutting-Edge Construction. Crafted from organic disc material that has a high metal content, this stage 1 clutch is built for precision and endurance. Guaranteed to out-perform all others on the aftermarket, you won’t be disappointed in the staggering endurance of this clutch.

      Warranty. The manufacturer backs this product with a generous 12 months/12,000 miles warranty. Any defect found as a result of faulty manufacturing will be replaced in full.

      Application. The South Bend Clutch Stage 1 Heavy Duty Clutch is designed to be a direct fit for all 1994-2002 2.5L Jeep Wrangler YJ and TJ models.

      Fitment: 1994 1995 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 Details

      MPN# K01040-HD

      CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -


      Customer Reviews (2)

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      Ratings Summary

      5 out of 5 overall rating from 2 customers

      Installation Time: Shop Install

      Installation Cost: $250-$500

      • January 13, 2020

        5 1998 Wrangler - Nate Installation Time: Shop Install Installation Cost: $250-$500


        I bought my TJ with a bad clutch and I’m blown away with how nice this clutch is. I totally recommend it

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      • July 06, 2019

        5 1998 Wrangler - Beef

        Heavy duty clutch

        This clutch is amazing I just installed it on my Jeep and it’s top of the line it allows the gears to switch smoothly and is perfect.

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      Questions & Answers (2 answers)

      2 Top Rated Questions

      Does this clutch kit come with a pilot bearing? The picture it shows one, but in product description it doesn't say.

      • Everything pictured will be what is in the box upon arrival.

      Helpful (0)

      Is the throw-out bearing the hole assembly or just the bearing?

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      Installation & What's in the Box

      Installation Info

      What's in the Box

      • (1) Pressure Plate
      • (1) Clutch Disc
      • (1) Release Bearing
      • (1) Alignment Tool

      Will It Fit My Wrangler

      • TJ Wrangler 2 Door - 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02
      • YJ Wrangler 2 Door - 94, 95