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We just purchased a 05 SLK 350 two weeks ago. This is our first Mercedes and we traded in our SRT6 roadster for it. What a difference .We love the softer ride the hard top and the head scarves (AHH).
This car is my wifes ( JO ) But she lets me drive it . We had the dealer install the mud flaps and are looking into buying the MB windscreen.
Been reading the forum for a while and finally worked up courage to make our first post.
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Welcome to the madhouse, Cruzer - hope you enjoy your time here, and with the car. Post some piccies. BTW, is it manual or automatic ?






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Welcome to the forum you and your wife will love this car..

why mud flaps? there's hardly any mud in CA?

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Lots of rain in the North here but not enough to clean the streets
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Nice wheels, some people (who don't have green slk's) reckon red is the fastest colour






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Thanks JO loves the color
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Welcome Cruzer. You'll save about $200 USD if you buy the OEM windscreen from German dealers/suppliers (about 2 weeks by Deutsch mail). Do a search in this forum for links to ebay.

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Thanks Eddy I'll do that
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Congrats Cruzer to you and your wife Jo; I hope you will enjoy your SLK more than your previous SRT6 and youv not only selected one of the sportiest colours but the best Roadster interms of comfort,appeal and drivability.

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Thanks Eddy I'll do that
Found the link: https://www.slkworld.com/slk-r171-gen...deflector.html

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Congrats and welcome! The SRT-6 was a fun ride too - test drove one while still shopping around last spring.
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Hi and welcome. Nice looking SLK, red is sooooo sporty. Come often to learn and contribute. Everyone has something to add.
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Congrats from another NorCal owner. You'll love the car. Lots of fun.

Just fyi... since you live in Elk Grove, you should know there's a car meet once a month. You can find details at Eurosunday.net
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Welcome to the forum Cruser!! Congrats on the upgrade and thanks for adding some color to the forum!

...especially since its not green. woolly

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Welcome Cruser.

May be it&#180;s easier for you to contact me because of your windscreen. I have good contacts to two German dealers. One windscreen will cost you about 289,00 Euro plus shipment.
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May be it&#180;s easier for you to contact me because of your windscreen. I have good contacts to two German dealers. One windscreen will cost you about 289,00 Euro plus shipment.
Very COOL OWL! I'm sure cruzer will be very pleased with your offer.

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Welcome cruzer 7, while you traded your SRT6, I purchased a SRT6. Small world.

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Welcome Cruzer,
Make yourself at home, I just joined yesterday and peoples on this board are really nice. I feel very welcome
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