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Spare parts: the 10 factors indicating the difference between Original Equipment and Matching Quality

Brembo explains how to clear up any confusion between OE components and standard components in 10 steps.

Minimum brake disc thickness

It is important to know the wear limit of your brake disc to avoid any damage and breakages, but how do you measure this value?

Brake caliper maintenance: why is it so important?

Noisy brakes aren’t always due to faulty brake pads and discs. It is often enough to perform the appropriate brake caliper maintenance to remedy the issue: let’s find out how.

Brake discs with vane vs pillar ventilation: the differences

Performance, durability and strength: let’s discover all the advantages of pillar-ventilated brake discs!

Tightening torques

The correct operation of the braking system directly depends on the correct tightening torque of the wheels.

Which is the right brake fluid for my car?

Let’s find out when your brake fluid should be replaced and how to pick the right one for your car.

Standard or Xtra brake pads: which should you choose?

Knowing the main differences between a standard brake pad and an Xtra pad could help choose the most suitable component for your car.

Directional Brake Pads

Brembo directional brake pads were created to enhance the comfort of the braking system, so fitting them on the wrong side could reduce system performance.

Recognize original products

Brembo is constantly battling counterfeiting of its products, since brake pads and discs are active safety components of the vehicle, therefore the customer must always be certain that the product purchased and installed on his or her vehicle is a Brembo original.

Why do some of the Xtra range discs have pass-through holes while others have blind holes (dimples)?

The holes on the braking surface are typical of Brembo's Xtra range discs. They improve the system's performance in terms of initial grip, pedal feeling, fade resistance and heat dissipation capacity.

I found two or more part numbers for my car. How do I know which is the right one?

Before you buy a Brembo product, check that it's compatible with your car. How and where to find the information you need to check compatibility.