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#1 Old 07-27-2014
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Hi Everyone

Picked up my new to me slk350 of the 2006 vintage...love the car when i can pry the keys from my wife`s hands . 垂剃urrently learning as much about the car as possible as i will be doing all the work and maintenance on the car. Just found a leaky windshield tank or container In any event cheers everyone and looking forward to learning from the expertise of the members!
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A warm welcome from Southern Arizona. Good to have you on board. You have certainly come to the right place for knowledge. Enjoy the people, the forum, and top down cruisin'.

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Welcome to the elite SLKWorld forum!

Just a few suggestions to make your time here a fun and informative experience...

Please update your location/vehicle (model and year) in your profile as it helps the members answer your questions which usually are based on that information. Click on Usercp at the top left of page, then edit your details on the left side, additional information near the bottom, edit your location and vehicle.

The "Search" feature at the top right of the page is for searching the forum. Many questions have already been asked and answered by our knowledgeable members.

If you are having difficulty finding a solution, you can post your question in the appropriate discussion forum. By doing this, you should receive a quicker response, but please be patient as the forum is worldwide and members live in different time zones.

Private Message (pm) is a tool to communicate with other members privately for instructions or just chatting. In order to do this you must have at least 15 posts. It's easy to obtain the posts by clicking on the New Members Introduce Yourself Here section and just welcome the new members (like we welcomed you).

To post a picture, either start a new thread or reply to one, type what you want to say and click on the 'paper clip' just above, this will open a window to your left, click on 'browse', go to your pictures, and double click on the one you want to post, click on 'upload' and then 'submit' your post.

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Welcome from the Sacramento Valley SLK Enthusiasts!

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If you live in Northern California you can join us for a drive. We meet monthly for drives, road trips lunches. Feel free to call me or email me and I can add you to our email list. I always post events under California here on SLKWORLD.
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!


owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
http://www.billsden.org/mercedes/slk/docs/#dtb


your brochure:
http://www.ragtop.org/mbbrochures/index.html


mods you should do:
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Greetings from Tennessee !

You've come to the right place. This site can assist you in doing most of the maintenance on your new car at a fraction of the cost that the Dealership will charge you.

Also - Do update your profile with the model and year of your car. It will save you from typing it in every time you ask a question, and it really does matter. Plus - This forum is a friendly place, so you don't have to worry about someone stalking you.

And about your other problem - If you've been married as long as I have - you already know you've lost. The best I can suggest is to try and convince her that you need to take it out regularly to "diagnose" any mechanical issues.

Welcome to the Forum.

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Hi, welcome from the North of Scotland. Congratulations on your new (to you ) SLK.


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Welcome to the forum. I find if I keep the car covered in the garage and "accidentally" leave the key somewhere out of the way, my wife is much less likely to drive it while I'm traveling. (Not that there's anything wrong with her driving it . . . really.)


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Congratulations and welcome from the US to the SLK forum.
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Welcome from Ottawa/Orleans. Where are you in Ontario - it's bigger than many countries. Washer tank should be an easy DIY - I assume you're "handy" that way?


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Hi guys

Thanks for the warm welcome to the forum! I have updated my profile to indicate the year of my car. I am a DIY guy and look forward to exploring the mechanical side of the slk. Cheers!
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Now you see!! If you'd had your location listed in the first post I'd have had you out for a beerski on Sunday when we were in Kingston!! Back on the 8/9/10. Two Porsches in tow...

There is at least one other member - a prof at Queens. Dark blue or black 171 I recall. He hasn't been on here in ages...


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