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#1 Old 04-12-2014
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Goodbye SLK

Well, we have had a fabulous year with our lovely R170, but decided last weekend that it was time to move on.

It seems quite apt that we finally waved Goodbye to her just before Easter, as we bought her just before Easter last year.

I'll freely admit that I felt quite emotional seeing her for the last time on Thursday, as she sat gleaming in the sun.

Goodbye, SLK.




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Very nice - look forward to hearing how you think the new r171 holds up against the r170.

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Well, the big bear is really going to enjoy his rides out now Congratulations






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Congratulations and welcome back! It felt almost as if you had never left
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Congratulations on the new ride. Hope you enjoy it as much as the 1st one.
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It's only natural………congrats!!
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Will you be able to handle such an increase in power?

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Congrats new motor will ease the pain
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Had me worried for a bit! Congrats on the move up.. Tell us more about the new ride..


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Congratulations your new toy looks great, hope you enjoy it as much as your old R 10
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Thanks everyone!

It's been pretty frustrating, buying a new car and then having to work so we've not really had a chance to get out and drive her as she deserves. We did go for a Maccy D's after work the other night....20 miles away, just so we could check out the see-round-corners lights.

Off out for a full days driving today, so will finally have a chance to enjoy her.
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Congratulations, nice car...Hope you enjoy your new R171...
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Just got home after a great day out. What can I say but....'WOW'. I loved our R170, but this car just seems in a different league. We didn't do as many miles as we would have liked as we were committed to social stuff today, but managed enough to have us grinning from ear to ear.

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Sporting Bears meet first thing. Yes, Woolly, Big Bear was there!



After a short bimble with them we peeled off to meet my Mum and Stepfather for lunch, then had a pleasant amble home through the villages.





I'm sure Pete will be along sooner or later to give his impressions as the driver.
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Congrats on the new ride. Not a bad idea to get a new one every year. That way you don't have to change the oil.
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