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and i was wondering if that LOUD sound from the front brakes is supposed to sound like that... its kinda like a THUMP sound... and if i have to push my brakes harder then before, does that mean i HAVE to bleed my brakes?

and also, when i release my brakes, theres a loud squeak coming from the rear brake drums... does that mean i need to change it? clean it? or what?

THANX IN ADVANCE!!!
 

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I'd have to check out the brakes to say anything about the thump sound. I've never heard that before.
Pushing the brakes harder than before? Do you mean the peddle feels full, or does it go to the floor?
Also, did you open the bleeder valve? If you didn't open the valve you probably don't need to bleed the brakes.
 

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After a proper seating/brake-in, it should stop with less effort.
I've heard a few people complain about the hawk pads being noisy (squeaky) on some rotors, but mine are not. I have the Brembo cross drilled with the Hawk HPS pads.
Do they make noise, but feel ok? Or is it that they don't feel/sound right?
 

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Those slots will make noise.
The rear "squeak" is Normal and is usually more prominent when it's humid.
Cleaning out the drum will help, but it's more pain than it's worth.
The coarse surface of your rotors can't help but be more noisy though.
Just don't do too much extended hard braking with them, as drilled rotors are susceptible to heat-cracking more easily than solid rotors.
 
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