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Unhappy Not carded for a reason.

Chester University Campus.

Passing through and spotted an SLK out the corner of my eye.

In my car, so I had cards:
https://www.slkworld.com/general-disc...ess-cards.html
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Pulled in only to find it was one of @slk320chick type BMWs!

Darn.

And I was armed this time.
Though about carding anyway

With a brief note that SLKs have indicators fitted and they work too.

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Excuse me while I snicker Sir.....don't worry im positive the number of slk's are far greater than z's. Keep that card some other lucky person will actually benefit from it. The Z community are quite full of themselves .
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They are easy to spot

Bandaged heads

Fair play. It was a lovely grey/dark silver.

Would suit one of ours.

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It's not that BMWs don't have blinkers that work, it's just that most BMW owners selected the AutoBlink option.

For just $895 AutoBlink scans brianwave energy and anticipates every turning manouvre for them and they never have to touch the blinker stalk again. Used BMWs can be retrofitted with AutoBlink too, over the internet with a credit card payment, no matter how old.

Very popular option in this country also.


Some customers report problems, which usually results in changing the full set of blinker bulbs ( imagine what they get charged for that?) , and when this has been done repeatedly, this ends up with complaints to consumer affairs about short bulb life, but this is rare, as most drivers just don't notice.
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Excuse me while I snicker Sir.....don't worry im positive the number of slk's are far greater than z's. Keep that card some other lucky person will actually benefit from it. The Z community are quite full of themselves .
Ahhhh! I see know. Got that "other car" and now you "snicker" instead of that other thing! 🤐🤐🤐. 🤐🤐


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Ahhhh! I see know. Got that "other car" and now you "snicker" instead of that other thing! 🤐🤐🤐. 🤐🤐
I still give out slk cards, cut a girl some slack


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I still give out slk cards, cut a girl some slack


We know that you love the SLKS.

That's why we think you'll be back in the family in no time.
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People over here are too cheap to buy working indictors. Even if they do, when they run out of indicator fluid, they are also too cheap to buy a refill.
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People over here are too cheap to buy working indictors. Even if they do, when they run out of indicator fluid, they are also too cheap to buy a refill.
You owe me a coffee.

Mine just soaked into the keyboard.

Indicator fluid!

One to remember.

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OK..now you folks have got me really smiling for the first time in days. Thanks. I needed that. Love this forum. It's like a warm fuzzy sweater sometimes.

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People over here are too cheap to buy working indictors. Even if they do, when they run out of indicator fluid, they are also too cheap to buy a refill.
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You owe me a coffee.

Mine just soaked into the keyboard.

Indicator fluid!

One to remember.
Also known as Blinker Fluid...


When did you last top yours up Myk?

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Just priceless, lm**o.
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The older members will know all about this but for the younger ones.....
Unlike another car I bought some time ago, at least we don't have to buy replacement smoke for our SLK wiring harness.
The Standard (negative earth) smoke looks like NOS, (new old stock) by the colour of that label, but the Positive Earth smoke looks like it is back in production.
It's just these sort of annoying problems that keep cars off the road, usually just before summer, you need a refill and there is none to be found.
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Also known as Blinker Fluid...


When did you last top yours up Myk?
I can't use that one!

No eggs!
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I can't use that one!

No eggs!
But I'm sure it says "Eggstra Performance Series" on the label.

Maybe I need new glasses...
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