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New member and new to Mercedes-Benz

Hello - and thanks for all the warm welcomes.

I'm new to Mercedes-Benz having recently purchased a very nice 2008 SLK 280. I spent the last 15 years tooling around, top-down, in my vintage Alfa Romeo Spider Veloce. As much as I love my AR, I was hankering for a modern 2-seater. And fell in love the look and feel of the SLK.
Born and raised in South Florida, now living on Florida's Treasure Coast with my wife and kids.
I'm looking forward to learning all I can about my amazing new sled from all you experts here on the Forum

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Hi again - here's my VIN. When convenient, can you please share my data sheet with me?

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Thanks! That's great!
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Hi Mike, welcome from the North of Scotland. Congratulations on your recently purchased SLK.


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You've come to the right place. These are wonderful cars.

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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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