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#1 Old 08-19-2014
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Cool Hello from Tokyo

Hi, I'm a new member from Tokyo. I bought a black, 2005 SLK 55 AMG.

It's great on the mountain roads of Japan!
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Welcome from Ireland.
I spent a long time Japan-side and in Tokyo.
Whereabouts in Tokyo you based?
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Did you buy via auction or through one of the dealers?
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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 from Oz. I lived in Tokyo for two years - awesome experience.
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Welcome from Ireland.
I spent a long time Japan-side and in Tokyo.
Whereabouts in Tokyo you based?
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Did you buy via auction or through one of the dealers?
I'm in Tachikawa. Where were you when you stayed in Tokyo?

I had to buy from a dealer because I can't get a dealers license here. My visa doesn't allow it.
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Ikebukuro.

If you can read Japanese, there's a good blog written by an SLK owner in Japan here. Has some info re servicing in Japan etc.

SLK??????????????

Driving around Hakone and down to Fuji must be the gas. Lucky you!
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