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Mercedes Benz R170 SLK Class Cars Years 1996 to 2004 : SLK 200, SLK 230, SLK 320, SLK32 AMG

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  1. I have not been on this site for a while due to no problems with my 2005 however my eldest granddaughter has been eyeing it and leaving hints that next year she gets a drivers license. So, while I really really love this car, maybe it is time to pass it on. My first consideration was that I...
  2. Performance MODS for the R170
    Hi Guys, The Background :- My last project, a low mileage W220 S Class which was wrecked by several local garages blowing up many modules with a power probe in an attempt to fix what turned out to be a faulty TCU :biglaugh: I bought that Car around 3 years ago in a state of disassembly, just...
  3. SLK R171 General Discussion
    Normally with these types of fasteners you first pop out the center locking pin then use the removal tool (like in the picture) and the fastener just comes out. With this one I dont see how to pull out the locking pin. When I turn it with screwdriver the whole thing spins By the way it's from...
  4. As per the above, i last drive the car 3 weeks ago, was fine. Battery new since May 2021. Went to take a spin today, battery so dead not even hazards will work. Had roadside assistance come, she said it was at 2v. I had not left any lights on previously, i always check. She said it's not the...
  5. SLK R171 General Discussion
    Hi The seat belts on my SLK R171 2009 model are scuffed and look grotty. I found a supplier specialising in refurbishing these. The seat belts including reels / pretensioners need to be removed and mailed to them. They then fit brand new webbing in whichever colour one chooses and it takes...
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