Are Brembo pads worth it?

Many car owners consider Brembo to be an unbeatable brand. Brembo brake pads not only outperform other aftermarket brake pads, but they also outperform OE pads. In our inventory of quality aftermarket brake pads, you’ll find Brembo OE Replacement Brake Pads. These brake pads are OE quality.

Are all Brembo pads the same?

To answer your question Brembo makes a variety of 6 piston calipers. Brake pad manufacturers make a variety of brake pads to fit the calipers.

What is Brembo 18Z?

The Brembo 18Z caliper is a substantial braking power upgrade for many Audi and Vdub platforms. The 18Z caliper is intended to accomodate a 350mm rotor, which is larger than the stock rotors that came on any of those cars. 18Z’s also work extremely well on the B6/B7 platform OE 345mm rotors.

How can you tell fake Brembo pads?

You can find the card inside the sealed box together with the product instructions. All you have to do is scratch the silver strip on the back of the card to reveal a 6-digit code to enter on the website to check that the component is a genuine original.

What are the best brake pads to buy?

Five Best Car Brake Pads

  • ACDelco 17D1367ACH Professional Ceramic Front Disc Brake Pad Set.
  • Power Stop Z36-1399 Truck & Tow Carbon-Fiber Ceramic Front Brake Pads.
  • Power Stop Z26-1053 Extreme Performance New Formulation Brake Pad.
  • Bosch BC905 QuietCast Premium Ceramic Disc Brake Pad.

What cars came with 18Z brakes?

These calipers have been used on a number of different vehicles. From B5/6 A4/S4 Audis, A6/Allroad Audis, A3 Audis as well as MKV/VI GTI/Golf/Jettas.

Where are Wilwood brakes made?

Wilwood is an USA-based company that manufactures its parts within the USA. Big brake kits with: Large diameter rotors.

What is the difference between Brembo A4 and 18Z calipers?

The carriers for the standard A4 calipers are threaded themselves and the standard bolts screw into this tread, the 18z calipers do things a bit differently. The Brembos have smooth, unthreaded mounting holes, like the hub itself.

What is an 18Z caliper?

The 18z caliper is a big, modern, and proven caliper designed and manufactured by the braking system Gods themselves, Brembo. It’s an excellent upgrade from most stock brake setups (and the fact they look really cool also helps).

Do you have to Shim Brembo caliper bolts?

The Brembos have smooth, unthreaded mounting holes, like the hub itself. This means two things, firstly the new bolts will need to be longer as you’ll be using a locking nut to secure them and secondly, shims are required to reduce the size of the caliper mounting holes and prevent any movement of the caliper on the new bolts.