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Old 12-05-2012, 12:01 AM   #1
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Braking Hard!

So I've been hitting the brakes hard to lose the squeek noise you get after a car wash the old accelerate to 80/100km and then hit the brake hard but now I can hear a rubbing sound coming from the front left tire is this from breaking too hard?

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Old 12-05-2012, 04:09 AM   #2
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When the brakes are in proper condition hitting them hard should not produce an ongoing noise miles afterwards. Something needs to be looked at, could just be a pad hanging up or rubbing the rotor edge, pull the tire and visually inspect or post pic.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:09 AM   #3
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Maybe your new BIGGER wheels are rubbing the wheel well.

Use your leaf blower after a car wash to dry the wheels, barrels, calipers, and cross drilled rotors.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:18 AM   #4
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There's no reason to hit your brakes HARD to eliminate water from washing. I rarely do anything, so what if they stick a bit when you take off the next day, they clear with the first stop.
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Brake pads worn out on the inside of the rotor?

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