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#1 Old 07-28-2014
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New Member in Dover (Kent not Delaware)

I'm writing to introduce myself as a new member in the UK. I bought a 1998 slk230 about 4 months ago and must say I'm extremely pleased with it. I'd looked at Z3s, the mx5 being far too small, and TTs but Z3s were really to small and all the TTs for sale had very high mileage so, no doubt, had been thrashed at some time. Although I'm a little cramped in the Merc it's ok, providing I slouch a bit! I think I've managed to pick up a good one as it's mechanically sound and the roof works fine. The bodywork doesn't have much rust although numerous stone chips will need treating soon. The interior, like many others, needs repainting but I've obtained the paint, etc from Germany and will do the whole thing before the winter. I've used this website numerous times over the last few months and have found it extremely useful. Just want to say thanks to all the members who pass on information. Will probably be asking questions over the next few weeks - like how on earth do you get a good radio signal? And what do you do with an exhaust system that is old but in good order yet just looks tatty? - so I hope you'll bear with me. Cheers!
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Hi and welcome from another Kent UK member!
Sounds like you've secured yourself a sound SLK there. Good luck with your refurb jobs.
I currently live in Sidcup but soon to move down to Herne Bay area so will be quite close to you. Not sure how many other SLK World members there are in your area.
Enjoy your SLK!
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

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Hi and welcome from Kent also.

Why not give it a quick blast up the M20 to the Moat Park meeting in Maidstone this Sunday?

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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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Thanks for all the welcomes! And thanks for the invite tomorrow but can't make it unfortunately. Am hoping, however, to make Tankerton on 17th for the car show there.
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Welcome! I am surprised to see you mention Delaware! Most folks here think we are just a suburb of Philly or Baltimore
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