It is time to change the brake disks on your Opel Astra classic (L48) yet?

12/28/2017

The right brake disk for everyone 4 different Brembo solutions to pick from for your Opel Astra classic (L48).

Despite its years, you still love your Opel Astra classic (L48) as much as the first day you saw it. You've travelled so far together that the time has come to change the discs and pads to make your braking system as good as new.
The choice is much harder than it seems, with so many different products and brands out there. There are brands that have only been around for a short while, and others that continue to set the standard for innovation. Quality always shines through, and Brembo has secured hundreds of wins in racing over the past 40 years.
Here are 4 perfectly solutions for your Opel Astra classic (L48), picked by the world's leading brake specialists. Don't forget to change the pads too, as even if not completely worn, used pads could damage your new brake disks.


 

Brembo Original

Brembo offers the ideal solution for your car in the shape of blank brake disks. A disc with an undrilled, unslotted rotor offers excellent comfort combined with extended brake pad life.
Some brands recommend disks which only look similar to the original components fitted to you Opel Astra classic (L48). Brembo, on the other hand, offers you exactly the same discs that your car had when it left the assembly line!
Manufactured with bespoke, special technical solutions, the Brembo discs of this line offer a number of additional technological features depending on the model of car they are intended for, regarding the chemical composition of the cast iron used for manufacture the ventilation system adopted and the paint treatment applied.
PVT Pillar Vented Technology: pillar vented discs are 40 percent more resistant to thermal cracking than equivalent vane vented disks.
High Carbon: the increased percentage of carbon in the cast iron used to manufacturer Brembo High Carbon discs improves driving pleasure by reducing braking vibration and noise.
UV paint treatment: as well as giving the disc an attractive metallic finish, the ultra-violet (UV) cured paint process is also extremely energy efficient. By choosing UV technology, Brembo has reduced the energy usage and CO2 emissions of its disc painting process by 98%!



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Brembo aftermarket disc in cast iron with pillar venting 

 

Brembo Xtra

If you're looking for a brake disk with more aggressive looks and more focused performance, Brembo recommends cross-drilled disks: the ideal solution for owners who want to treat their Opel Astra classic (L48).
Brembo Xtra disks give your Opel Astra classic (L48) outstanding braking performance in all conditions matched with style.
What sets these disks apart are the special holes drilled into the rotor, which significantly increase pad-disk friction and stopping power during the initial stage in braking, even in the wet and at high brake temperatures. The holes also keep the pad clean at all times, removing debris which would otherwise accumulate over time. Another function of these holes is to optimize the dissipation of the heat and gas released as a result of friction, which is necessary to maximize the performance of the entire brake system.
To attract even more admiring eyes, Brembo Xtra disks are finished with a special UV cured paint treatment.


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Brembo aftermarket disc in cast iron Xtra model perforated vented with UV paint 

 

Brembo Max

If you want to give your Opel Astra classic (L48) a different look, the range of slotted disks offered by Brembo is for you.

The main difference between Brembo Max disks and standard components is their ability to deliver outstanding performance right from the very first moments after you press the brake pedal.
Slots cut into the rotor of the disc continuously refresh the friction material, preventing glazing phenomena of the brake pad.

A special slot in the surface of Brembo Max discs let you tell when the disc has reached its wear limit and must be replaced.
This offers even greater peace of mind, letting you check wear for yourself and decide when it is necessary to replace the discs.



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Brembo aftermarket disc in cast iron Max model slotted and ventilated 

 

Brembo Sport

Do you want to turn your Opel Astra classic (L48) into the ultimate driving machine with even more focused performance? Brembo Sport discs are the right choice for you. Brembo Sport discs, available as cross-drilled or slotted variants, solve the problems of thermal expansion and warping.
When used together with brake pads from the Sport range, these discs will be just as durable and comfortable as the best quality road-going discs.
Brembo Sport discs are coated with a gold-coloured galvanised treatment, which gives your Opel Astra classic (L48) a high-tech, eye-catching appearance.
Installation is no problem! These disks are manufactured with the exactly the same measurements as the parts fitted to your Opel Astra classic (L48) when you bought it.

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And what about you? Which Brembo disks have you chosen for your Opel Astra classic (L48)?

Brembo Sport disc in cast iron slotted galvanized in gold color with pillar venting 

 
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