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Judge this VMI Please

Do you think I should purchase this vehicle?




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In a heartbeat - car looks fine. I'd check the service as well - looks like they filtered that on the VMI. ECU/TCU is not a huge worry, and I suspect those where flash updates rather than replacements.



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The import folks here (RIV) must have a letter from MB (to the tune of 300+$) or this VMI... Total mystery as to what they actually look for - apparently to see that there are no outstanding warranty/recalls.

By the way, anyone else with an imported (ie ex-US) SLK bother to notify MB that they now have the car in Canada, eh?
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Thank you very much UK John! What's with Johns on here being so damn helpful :P ?
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tu99a.....If you are a frequent SLKWorld visitor you'll soon come to the conclusion that John's pretty much got it all figured out....he has helped me many times.


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Just a couple of Johns looking for a good time! Everyone here is so helpful and supportive - it's contagious! You'll be helping others real soon.
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Finalizing sale tomorrow, very excited! Thanks everyone for the help, can't wait to be officially in the club.
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Do you have a shipper lined up Ryan?

Sorry Jeff...we're a great bunch.... I've strongly suggested he get someone to take a bunch of pre-shipping fotos the day it goes on the transporter. Now, who I wonder might be in the Tampa/Clearwater area that would be so sweet and kind as to help him out...
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I've been talking to National Auto Shipping, they seem to have good reviews and a decent price.
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Members...any recommendations for a good shipper across the US?
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I recommend Pilot Transport . Go to movecars.com a good way to compare
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