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#1 Old 08-29-2014
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Hi All.
My name is Rob.
I live in North Wales UK, and have 10 days ago acquired my first Mercedes.
It is a 2005 silver SLK 350 with 57,000 miles. and I am still smiling when I drive it..I don't know if this feeling will ever wear off. I love it....I researched lots of cars before selecting the Merc, 3.2s boxters, xk8 xkr jags, bmw z3, audi tt, and it was forums like this and reviews that helped me so much...so here I am. looking forward to lots of reading and also getting my first post in as a newbie....
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owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
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Hi Rob!

I just got my SLK in May and I cant frown even if I wanted to! I don't think it ever goes away. There should be some sort of warning about this.
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Hi and welcome from SW Florida, USA...had my SLK 2 years...and no, the smile does not go away
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A warm welcome from Southern Arizona. Good to have you on board. Enjoy the people, the forum, and top down cruisin'.
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I've had mine for only a few weeks, so my smile still hurts, but I heard from longtime owners that your face will adapt and get stuck like that. Then it won't hurt anymore.

Just put a toothbrush in the glove compartiment, to get rid of the flies .

Enjoy your ride!
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Welcome from Ormond Beach Florida,
Congrats on your new SLK 350, I am new too! I also have a SLK 350 with 57k. Love love love it.
I am anxious to start driving it again. Enjoy your new Ride
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