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#1 Old 10-16-2010
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hello from Santa Cruz

hello from Santa Cruz

Here is my story .Up until now I have been heavy into hot rods and classic muscle cars.
It has always been about horsepower and straight line performance.
I just bought this 2002 SLK 320 Sport with just over 18,000 actual miles on it ! checked it out with CarFax.
Rumer has it that this car was previously owned by a Popular basketball star from new York Who was probably too tall to enjoy what a wonderful car this is.
I had no idea how much fun a real driving car could be.
Living in the Santa Cruz mountains And driving mountain roads daily is pure joy.
The car already has some nice upgrades like 18in.Lowenhart wheels ,a custom Grill and AMG Ground-effects.
With the help and advice from this group I would like to do some more .
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Welcome from Atherton, right here on the San Francisco Peninsula! You might want to check out the Northern California SLK Enthusiast Club. BTW, Santa Cruz is a great place for alot of things, but driving the coastal highways ranks way up there!
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↓↓↓ here's some tech stuff ↓↓↓
owners manuals - http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/servic...owners_manuals
misc slk info - http://www.buellwinkle.com/r170/default.htm
troubleshoot roof problems - http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r170...ml#post3582000
squeaky roof fix - http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r170...-1-krytox.html
slk part diagram - http://www.buellwinkle.com/SLKParts.pdf
various slk bulletins - http://www.billsden.org/mercedes/slk/docs/
slk how to's - http://web.archive.org/web/200804091...ges/howto.html
the Crossfire has the same chassis as the slk http://www.rasoul.com/upload/2005_Cr...ice_Manual.pdf

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