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Powerbrake RS Series High-Carbon slotted discs (Front Pair / RS218)
Powerbrake RS Series High-Carbon slotted discs (Front Pair / RS218)
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  • Discs are sold / priced in pairs. Only add Qty: 1 to cart.
  • To order high performance pads that will offer maximum brake performance with our RS Series discs, return to the previous page and view / add a set of Bendix Ultimate or Endless PB05 compound pads.
Price: R3,818.00 Inc VAT

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Product Code: RS218-PAIR
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Product description

Our newly launched Powerbrake RS-Series High-Carbon slotted discs are the industry benchmark when it comes to high performance discs. They are unmatched in terms of quality, features, performance and durability. These discs are direct replacements for original discs on your car and require no modifications to the vehicle at all for fitment. Cast from a new High-Carbon cast iron alloy that increases the thermal conductivity of the material resulting in a reduction of thermally induced stresses in the disc during operation. The end result is an extremely stable disc casting that is more resistant to distortion (warping) or cracking than original equipment or standard aftermarket discs. The dry coating on our upgraded RS-Series discs has been changed from the silver coating (used previously on our outgoing GT discs) to the same black coating that we use on our 2-piece floating discs in our big brake kits and race brake systems. The black coating can handle higher temperatures and will provide improved corrosion resistance. Our RS-Series discs undergo proprietary stress relieving processes during manufacture that result in an extremely stable disc casting that is far more resistant to distortion (warping) or cracking than original equipment and standard aftermarket discs. Every single disc is measured for runout and disc thickness variation (DTV) using state-of-the-art measuring equipment. We will not ship a disc with a run out value greater than 0.03mm or a DTV value greater than 0.005mm. This 100% measuring policy is very rare in the industry and ensures that every disc we ship is perfect in terms of dimensional accuracy when it leaves our factory. Apart from high-performance street applications, our RS-Series slotted discs can also used for track day and circuit race applications up to operating temps of 630 deg C. Powerbrake RS-Series discs set the benchmark for standard diameter, high-performance brake discs for street and/or track day applications.

Benefits at a glance

  • Reduced stopping distances in both wet and dry conditions (particularly when braking from higher speeds or following a number of consecutive brake applications).
  • Improved brake consistency under spirited driving conditions or when carrying heavy loads or towing.
  • Substantial reduction of brake fade caused by pad outgassing.
  • Reduced pad glazing resulting in improved brake response.
  • Improved resistance to disc distortion (warping) or cracking under extreme brake conditions.
  • Reduced disc scoring and more uniform pad wear.
  • Significantly increased disc wear life.
  • No need to de-grease discs prior to use. Simply fit and use.

Features

  • Cast from proprietary High-Carbon cast iron alloys.
  • Factory stress relieved using advanced stress relieving techniques.
  • Machined to tolerances up to three times tighter than the industry norm.
  • MTR (Max Temperature Recording) system.
  • Dynamic balancing resulting in smooth vibration-free operation.
  • Proprietary (dry) disc surface coating for quicker bed-in and max friction co-efficient.
  • Spiral slot pattern clears friction gasses, debris and water from the disc surface.

Powerbrake MTR (Max Temperature Recording) System

Recommended brake pads

The high performance pad compounds below have been extensively tested by Powerbrake to offer the maximum brake upgrade when used with our GT Series high-performance slotted discs. These pad compounds can be viewed and/or ordered by returning to the previous page and selecting the relevant pad compound from there.
  • Bendix Ultimate brake pads: A true upgrade pad compound offering significantly upgraded stopping power, fade resistance and wear life over factory and aftermarket pads. Ideal for high performance street use.
  • Ferodo DS Performance pads: Another excellent high-performance street pad. Offers significantly upgraded stopping power and fade resistance over factory and most aftermarket pads. These pads will wear slightly quicker than Bendix Ultimate but exhibit slightly less disc wear.
  • Endless PB05 brake pads: Unmatched in terms of brake performance, fade resistance and pad life in a high-performance street pad. A further step up over Bendix Ultimate and Ferodo DS Performance pads in terms of fade resistance and pad life under extreme street driving conditions. This is the highest level upgrade pad for street cars on the world market at the moment in our opinion. Can be used for entry-level track days as well.
  • For circuit racing, please see the Endless ME20 race on our Race only brake parts page

Average Rating: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 9 Write a review »

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Out of this World December 20, 2018
Reviewer: Lethu Ziqubu from Johannesburg  
I initially bought the break pads a while back, the Bendix. I was impressed with the service. Just when I thought that was all, I received even better service when I dealt with both Steve and Cameron (apologies if I got the name wrong). The discs and the break pads are out of this world, not to mention that they are cheaper that the OEM and yet perform better. My car has the bite again and it feels smooth and good. VW Golf VI GTi 35 Edition.

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Good service / quality products October 22, 2018
Reviewer: Justin Simmons from Port Elizabeth, EC South Africa  
Good service / quality products

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brilliant October 13, 2016
Reviewer: marvin dunn from johannesburg, gauteng South Africa  
love the quality of the discs and especially the look , they work well with the endless pads

steve is the man was really helpful ...big ups

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Superb service and awesome product August 1, 2016
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Umhlanga, Kwa-Zulu Natal South Africa  
Firstly, I have to compliment the amazing service delivery I received from Powerbrake. Placed the order on Monday and received the goods on the very next day.
Secondly, amazing product quality! I could feel the difference immediately between the new OEM discs I had previously on the vehicle and the Powerbrake discs I installed. Powerbrake is a far more superior quality product than that of the OEM product.

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Bought myself a set of powerbrake RS discs March 22, 2016
Reviewer: Muhammad Ismail from JHB, Gauteng South Africa  
I received excellent service from the sales personnel. The RS series high carbon slotted discs works remarkably well on my GTI , especially when equipped with the proper brake pads. I would advise anyone looking for brake upgrades to call powerbrake now!!

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