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#1 Old 08-22-2014
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Talking Gone from a MG 1.8tf to SLK350 in less that a week!



Hi all and greetings!

I'm loving my new toy. No way I thought 5 days ago I'd be driving this beast! Through a chain of amazing events, I got an SLK350 - 2005 Manual and I love her. I wanted a manual because I like getting to know my car properly - ****, I'm having fun getting to know this sexy little creature. When you work her properly, you know it (just like us women).

I'm already thinking of my next MB... 55AMG. I suppose when you have an upgrade from an MG to an SLK, the 55 is only around the corner

Looking forward to getting to know my way around the forum, the members, knowledge on SLK's, etc...Plus hopefully a bit of banter along the way.

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How did I get there?

Ok, so... I've been asked to say how I went from an MG to an SLK.

In January , we went from a 1 car family to a 2 car family. I bought an old, mint, Peugeot 306. In march I was woken at 4am by a neighbour. Someone had crashed into my car and written it off. Soft top time... I bought the MG.

In January, I also went from being a receptionist at a gentleman's club, to owning my own. This was down to a business meeting in Eccles that was arranged through my work colleague and dear friend, at the time, now business partner. A client had expressed interest in helping myself and business partner, open our own premises. The meeting in Eccles was a dragons den kind of meeting and the client "Mr Manc", agreed to help us, because he could and wanted too. I made a very special, dear friend on that day.

Last week, the gasket went and I really didn't want to spend a penny on it. I was looking around for a replacement MG and Mr Manc (as he is referred to in my blog) offered to help me buy a car. I said no, I'm funny about things like that... Anyway, he visited me at work and insisted that I'm not driving an MG because they're death traps... He bought me an SLK as a present. Road tax is slightly cheaper, insurance very slightly more.

I'm blessed. Thank you Mr Manc.
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Now thats an interesting voyage into SLK ownership .....

Great client....

Head on over the Peaks sometime - we have informal get-togethers now and then...
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Sounds good...

Sounds interesting and will do! PM me date etc...

Yes, interesting story, it's been an interesting year so far, LOVE it!

If you're ever passing through Eccles and need a pit stop...

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