Another chick on the forum - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum

General Discussion Topics must pertain to all 3 generations of SLK - R170, R171 and R172

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
#1 Old 03-15-2007
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 10
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
(Thread Starter)
Another chick on the forum

Hi everyone! I have enjoyed lurking on this forum and decided to join today. I'm biotechgirl from Seattle. Just picked up my 2007 SLK 280 last Monday. I'm really enjoying it and even though it's been 50F outside, with the top down, windows up, OEM plexi windscreen installed, seats heated and airscarfs on, it's nice and toasty!

So far the ride's got 240 miles on it! I luv my new toy. I got the Premium 1 pkg plus heating pkg. Here are some pics. At that time I had the cloth windscreen but I went on ebay and got the OEM plexi from Germany for $315 euro. Better than what the dealer quoted me ($690 US!!).


biotechgirl is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 Old 03-15-2007
Sadly Woolly has passed away

 
Woolly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Co. Durham, UK
Vehicle: SLK350 MT
Other Toys: CLK 270CDI (Slushbox!!)
Posts: 17,375
Country:
Chats: 1297
Mentioned: 10 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 120 Post(s)
Thanks: 2,912
Thanked 3,515 Times in 2,416 Posts
Garage
Hi from England - hope you enjoy your time here.






To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

MB SLK 350 Andradite Green (6 speed manual)

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


Woolly is offline  
#3 Old 03-15-2007
Founding Member

 
Ynot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Colorado
Vehicle: 06' MBZ SLK
Posts: 4,599
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 23 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,013
Thanked 402 Times in 285 Posts
Garage
Welcome from Colorado, Seattle's a lovely place.

997 TPC turbo C4S
981 Boxster S
06' SLK 350, Iridium/Ash all pkgs. 6-spd, 19" DCR. (Gone but not forgotten)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Ynot is offline  
 
#4 Old 03-15-2007
-1-
Don - Founding Member #4
 
-1-'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Virginia USA
Vehicle: *2014 BMW i3*2012 Prius Plug-In*All Elect/Hybrid
Posts: 5,857
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,123
Thanked 743 Times in 587 Posts
Hi and welcome. Great taste in your choice of car and color. Glad you're able to enjoy some "top down" driving. Great common interest people and information here.
-1- is offline  
#5 Old 03-15-2007
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 1,006
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Welcome aboard from North Carolina. Hope you enjoy as much as I do.
412driver is offline  
#6 Old 03-15-2007
Premium Member
 
Cold Shot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Vehicle: 2007 SLK55 AMG
Other Toys: 2010 Infiniti G37 S Convertible
Posts: 1,358
Country:
Chats: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 403
Thanked 409 Times in 179 Posts
Send a message via AIM to Cold Shot Send a message via MSN to Cold Shot
Welcome BiotechGirl. I picked my SLK55 up two weeks ago, so can identify with you on the thrill of driving one of these new beauties. Enjoy your new baby. It's a sweet looking ride.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


"Like a Cold Shot, baby" - Stevie Ray Vaughan
__________________________________________________ _______________________________________
2007 BLACK/BLACK SLK55 AMG
Green Filters, SmartTop V1, EuroLight Clear Side Markers, R170 Modded Antenna, UK-C200 Custom 3BLFM,
Chromed AMG Door Pins & Valve Stems, Huber-Optiks Drei Tint, S&W .40 M&P, LoJack EWS

Cold Shot is offline  
#7 Old 03-15-2007
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 78
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Congrats on your new car and welcome to the forum! What other cars did you consider before deciding on the SLK?
Zinga is offline  
#8 Old 03-15-2007
Founding Member #2

 
etyu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Orange County, CA
Vehicle: 2008 SLK 55
Posts: 19,390
Country:
Chats: 11
Mentioned: 76 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 345 Post(s)
Thanks: 4,571
Thanked 3,141 Times in 2,269 Posts
Garage
Welcome biotechgirl, from the West Coast. Always glad to see more women joining. There's harley, 280Lady, lilnora, slkgirl, beverage, etc.

Eddy



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Pewter(cubanitsilber metallic)/Beige, PIII package, Airscarf, Hands-Free Communication System, Lighting package; Designo Black Leather Cover on e-brake handle(Thank you Bill T), SmartTop v3.x, John's 3BFM, M113 AMG OEM air filters, Modified R170 ant., clear side-markers & front parking lamps w/error-free LEDs, chromed front & rear turn indicator lamps, steel mesh at battery bay cover & cabin air intake, sock-over-seatbelt buckles, belt-loop guide protectors, Lamin-X fog lamp protectors, bilateral rear fog lamps enabled, AMG crest on gear shift knob

Last edited by etyu; 03-15-2007 at 11:34 PM.
etyu is offline  
#9 Old 03-15-2007
Registered Users
 
V8SLK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Home of the brave
Vehicle: 05 SLK55 AMG
Other Toys: Chevy Silverado truck & Suzuki GSXR1000 motorcycle
Posts: 1,408
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 221
Thanked 217 Times in 103 Posts
welcome ma'am! visit often and enjoy the company, friendship and sound guidance that you'll find here.
V8SLK is offline  
#10 Old 03-16-2007
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Germany
Vehicle: '06 SLK55
Posts: 77
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 9
Thanked 10 Times in 4 Posts
Welcome. I grew up on Whidbey Island and currently live in Germany where the weather is very similar. This car is much better for top down in cold weather than my previous convertibles.

How did you like Lynnwood Mercedes?
bradmg is offline  
#11 Old 03-16-2007
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 1,167
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Welcome from Germany
Banned is offline  
#12 Old 03-16-2007
Registered Users

 
alroumi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: GMT+3
Vehicle: Kleemann K2
Posts: 10,721
Country:
Chats: 1
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 11 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,030
Thanked 922 Times in 634 Posts
A Warm Welcome from Kuwait, I hope you enjoy your SLK in the best of health and have a fun time lurking/posting on SLKWorld

06 SLK55 AMG (Kleemann K2)
alroumi is offline  
#13 Old 03-16-2007
Premium Member

 
DesignoSLK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Glendale, AZ
Vehicle: 2000 Designo Copper SLK230 (x2)
Posts: 2,624
Country:
Chats: 2051
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 55 Post(s)
Thanks: 524
Thanked 196 Times in 112 Posts
Garage
Welcome to the family biotechgirl!! Glad you ended your lurking and joined in on the fun!! Enjoy your stay and post often!!

Kevin ><>
'00 SLK230 Designo C_opper (2 of 26 - Yes, I have 2 of the 26...interesting story), '17 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport 2.0T Ultimate, Cessna 172/182 (pilot)


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
DesignoSLK is offline  
#14 Old 03-16-2007
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
Vehicle: 2000 SLK230 Copper Designo edition
Posts: 127
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 2
Thanked 10 Times in 8 Posts
Welcome and congrats on your new car from snowy New York.
copperslk is offline  
#15 Old 03-16-2007
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Nfld., Canada
Posts: 1,762
Country:
Chats: 219
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 449
Thanked 342 Times in 150 Posts
Garage
Congrats and welcome!
FishtailnZ is offline  
#16 Old 03-16-2007
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Posts: 10
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
(Thread Starter)
Thanks for the warm welcome!

biotechgirl is offline  
#17 Old 03-16-2007
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Posts: 628
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 95
Thanked 85 Times in 36 Posts
Welcome from Northern Ca --- enjoy the ride
cruzer 8 is offline  
#18 Old 03-16-2007
Founding Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 147
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Welcome from Sweden. Nice car!!
bejak is offline  
#19 Old 03-17-2007
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: California
Vehicle: Firemist SLK280
Posts: 27
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Girls rule... boys drool!
280Lady is offline  
#20 Old 03-17-2007
Registered Users
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Pennyslvania
Vehicle: 2006 Slk 350
Other Toys: Lots of ATV's
Posts: 1,596
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Thanks: 3
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Send a message via AIM to Baron7700
welcome from east coast. Gratz on your purchase, and the car never gets old!
Baron7700 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mercedes Benz SLK Forum > General Discussion about Mercedes Benz SLKs > General Discussion

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Upload your files to MEGAUPLOAD
Upload your images to ImageShack

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes Benz SLK Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The dreaded "chick car image" rears it's ugly head. bmwnomore SLK R171 General Discussion 127 06-04-2013 02:53 PM
New to the forum Nevada Joe General Discussion 4 07-25-2008 05:37 PM
So this is what they mean by "chick car"... Ikarus SLK R171 General Discussion 26 04-27-2008 10:44 AM
New to the forum xpcdoojk General Discussion 28 05-07-2007 05:06 PM
Who was that chick in the beautiful Black slk 350 with dark tint, black leather and b cyberdrakon SLK R171 General Discussion 0 06-30-2006 10:11 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Clubs, Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.