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#1 Old 09-04-2014
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Newby to the Benz Family

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I have been looking here to get some info on our 08 SLK 280 and decided to join up. So far the info I have found has been very helpful.
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Welcome to SLKWorld.com: The #1 Mercedes-Benz SLK Forum from Valrico, Florida!

owner's and maintenance manuals great R171 info:

later year owner's/maintenance/comand manuals, top right in the link below:
Bill's Den: Documents


your brochure:
Mercedes Brochure Archive


mods you should do:
smarttop

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clear or tinted side markers
shorty antenna
led license plate bulbs
led parking lights
carbon fiber on the C pillars
oem windscreen or lighted/etched windscreen
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Welcome from NE England. Congratulations on your SLK.

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Welcome from Portland, Oregon. Check out the SLK NW Group under the clubs section of the forum. Most of their events and runs are in and around the Seattle area.
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