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#1 Old 07-10-2009
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Hello from Orange County, CA

Hello Folks,

Just thought I finally be active and say hello. I've had my 07' Black SLK 55 since Oct. 07' and only have 3,3XX mile on it. I would like to drive it more, but don't have the need or opportunity to do so. I have a work car (94' Nissan Hardbody SE V6) that I use and put close to 2,500 mile a month. When I'm not driving the truck, I'm driving my MDX or E500 on the weekends to accommodate the wife and baby.

I find myself making excuses to drive the SLK. I use it to go to the gym and to running errands. Took it paint balling once and it will be my last too. I parked it as far away from the playing fields and some idiot was still able to hit it with a paintball.

So far no mods have been done to the SLK, but it did order the clear corners on the front bumper and a the shorty antenna. I'm planning to do the smart top as soon as I'm done with the clear corner and shorty antenna.
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Welcome h8crooks. Which city in Orange County?

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Welcome h8crooks. Which city in Orange County?
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Thank you all for welcoming me and for the comments.

I felt it would be a mute point to post stock pics of it, since we all know what it should look like. As soon as the clear corners are done and the shorty is installed, I'll post a few.

That top gear video was great. The saddest part of the whole thing was; my car was a sitting duck when it got shot. As some would say, "she was at the wrong place at the wrong time."
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