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#1 Old 10-07-2010
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Hello from North Florida

Just bought my wife a Silver CPO 07 SLK280.
Once she saw and drove it, it was all over.

Been lurking for the last few days, learning what I can.

Though I'm a car guy, this Merc is certainly a different kind of animal. Lots of learning to do.

List of things on the "to do" list:

Ordered HIDs from DDM. The thread regarding this is quite good.

Wife wants bluetooth capability...the car has command, so it looks like a very expensive endeavor.

The car has the standard 16" wheels....I'd like to get better looking wheels, but would like to stick with Merc wheels from other models. Which would be good options?


Looking forward to the learning and sharing.



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Welcome and congratulations.

Decide on what size rims you prefer: 17" or 18". For 18" , check out the rims of Jbanks, Durkatlon, Daytona Jae if you want to stay with Merc.

Bluetooth may be cheaper with aftermarket solutions like Itronics - check out SLKstore.

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