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APR
12

DBA discs brakes scores in ultimate test of Moroccan desert - The Carta Rally 2018

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DBA is long term supporter the Off Road Rescue Team consisting of over a dozen paramedics and doctors (general practitioners, surgeons, anaesthetists) who back up the drivers of Carta Rally. From the official event page: "The safety of participants in the desert is a priority on the Carta Rally. There were 1 helicopter, 3 medical 4x4 ambulances and 1 sprinter ambulance that followed the course of the Carta Rally 2018."

APR
09

37. Kowax Valašská Rally Valmez

The first stage of the Valašská Rally, the first round of this year's Czech Rally Championships, is just behind us.

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JAN
31

Interview: Passionate Nissan Patrol Owner

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The off-road world has many great stories that we hear from time to time. Some are funny, some terrifying and other merely unbelievable. Not so long ago I stumbled upon one that proved that hard work pays off. Let me share it with you.

JAN
11

Autosport International, The Racing Car Show 2018.

Autosport International, The Racing Car Show 2018

Held at the NEC since January 1991, Autosport International will be celebrating its 28th anniversary between the 11th and 14th January 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham.

Disc Brakes Australia is there – visit us on stand #7630 and check out our hot news!

DEC
16

Upgrading a WRX STI with DBA 5000 Series T3 2pc rotors

Upgrading a WRX STI

DBA’s most advanced brake rotors on the market, the new 5000 Series T3 Slotted Rotors are designed to perform in extreme road and race applications. These rotors are a great upgrade for your third generation Subaru Impreza WRX STI when paired with the factory fitted Brembo calipers; simple to install and provide confidence in hard braking situations. The owner of this vehicle chose to upgrade from one-piece 4000 Series T3 to the two-piece 5000 Series T3; a modification that any enthusiasts can complete with a few basic tools.

DEC
15

DBA Product Knowledge Training.

Selling skills are an important part of sales training, it's also crucial that your specialists and selling reps know and understand the products they are offering to customers. Educating your staff is the key to success.

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DEC
08

Mitsubishi Evo 8 Street/Track DBA 4000 Series T3 Rotor Upgrade

Brake components often define the saying ‘out of sight, out of mind’ and if left for too long, old or damaged brakes can result in devastating effects both on the street and track.

Mitsubishi Evo 8 Track Upgrade
DEC
06

Skoda Octavia RS

Skoda Octavia RS

If you are looking for an affordable performance car that can give you a thrill and get your kids to school, Octavia Combi RS is an excellent choice.

NOV
22

Cooked Brakes: Excessive heat and why it’s detrimental.

Heat management is a massive contributor to rotor wear and outright braking performance. Each time the brakes are applied, the friction between the pad rubbing against the rotor generates incredible amounts of heat. Aggressive driving, hauling a trailer or heavy loads, and steep incline/decline driving can all cause brake temperatures to soar.

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NOV
16

DBA at Professional Motorsport World Expo 2017

Professional MotorSport World Expo, held in Cologne, Germany every November, is one of Europe's largest motorsport shows with 300+ exhibitors.

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SEP
6

Baja Poland 2017 with Off Road Rescue Team!

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Last weekend 9th edition of Baja Poland 2017 being part of FIA Cross Country Rally Cup was once again supported by Off Road Rescue Team. Taking place in Poland in Szczecin and close to Drawsko Pomorskie, the Off Road Rescue team made sure that more than 100 competitors were safe throughout the whole time.

JUL
14

DBA Braking Ground In the Land of The Rising Sun

When it comes to vibrant Motorsport scenes, nowhere gets higher praise than Japan. This passion for motorsport has yielded many of the best tracks in the world, some of the best racing categories and star drivers including Kamui Kobayashi and the winner of this year’s Indy 500, Takuma Sato.

AUG
23

OFF-ROAD RESCUE TEAM Poland tests DBA discs in tough conditions!

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We use DBA brake discs in our 4x4 ambulances that go every weekend to Offroad events and competitions in Poland / Europe and also to Africa. Using the disc brakes from DBA makes us feel safer in different, sometimes very difficult road conditions.

JUL
2

Disc Rotors for Track Days

Choosing the correct disc brake setup for a fun day at the track can often be confusing and expensive if you use a product not fit for the purpose.

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Plain, Drilled or Slotted disc rotors?

Heat treatment, Cryogenics, Vibrational stress relieving?

Friction Materials (Brake Pads)?

Key friction material metrics to focus on are;

Friction material suggestion to consider;

APR
27

DBA at the largest Auto Aftermarket exhibition in Australia!

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The Australian Auto Aftermarket Expo is the nation’s most comprehensive exhibition of vehicle repair and servicing equipment, replacement parts, tools and accessories. Returning to Melbourne in 2017, industry experts updated business on the latest technologies available and the new trends in workshop management.

JAN
2

Meet Disc Brakes Australia at Autosport International 2017 in Birmingham!

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DBA will present the newest products at Autosport International - Europe’s largest motorsport trade show attracting over 28,000 visitors from over 60 countries.

DEC
1

DBA 4000 tested on Rallysprint Series 2016 by Jedetoshop.cz

Rallysprint Series 2016

We compete in Rallysprint series Czech Republic with our Honda Civic Type-R EP3 Gr. N and we were quite lucky this year. No bigger technical issues crossed our way and little ones were managed on the go. While attending 4 competitions within those series, we managed to win all of them in our class 8 (Gr.N up to 2.0l).

NOV
2

DBA New European Application guide will be introduced during the Professional World Motorsport Expo in Cologne!

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We are proud to introduce completely new European Application Guide for Europe! Check the first still hot printouts at the DBA booth #3050 during the PMWE 2016 in Cologne together with brand new brochure presenting the DBA disc brakes categories with high-tech features like Kangaroo Paw, Heat paint or specially formulated XG-150 cast iron!

NOV
2

New 5000 Series T3 front rotors for 2012-14.5 Ford Focus ST

Focus ST

Now available, two-piece 5000 Series T3 rotors for the 2012-2014.5 Focus ST. Rear 4000 Series rotors are in production and are expected to arrive soon.

NOV
2

Balkan Offroad Rallye 2016 by NRS Racing supported by DBA

Balkan Offroad Rallye

From 10-09 till 17-09 The Balkan Offroad Rallye took place in Bulgaria. Crossing Bulgaria from west to east, from the mountains to the plains, from the city centre of Sofia to Long Beach. More than 2000 kilometers of off-road racing through all types of terrain make the Balkan Offroad Rallye a special event!