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#1 Old 10-16-2010
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New member here!

Not taken delivery of the car yet, hopefully this week, all being well!, can't wait or contain myself now!, but trying to be sensible!, he he

Anyhoo, just thought I would say Hi!

Couple of things....

1) are there any members on here in the Newcastle, North East, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland area?

2) has anyone used, got, or had fitted in the North East area the Smartop unit?, i love the sound of it but what do the MB dealerships think of it, im guessing they dont like it when you cant turn it off and make it invissible and is there anyone up here that can fit one?

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Welcome from just down the road near Darlington. I've fitted three SmartTop modules now, and they all still work!! They can be disabled using the steering wheel buttons, so the dealer won't see them. There is quite an active NE group - check out the UK section of the forum for details of our past and forthcoming 'Sheep Chases'.






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okI will take a look and cheers for the reply!

So have you fitted the smartop unit for other people?, how long does it take and do you charge?, it scares me taking the car apart!
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okI will take a look and cheers for the reply!

So have you fitted the smartop unit for other people?, how long does it take and do you charge?, it scares me taking the car apart!
It's not that scary, and so far, I haven't had many bits left over

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thanks for the welcome guys!, cant wait to get the car!

Maybe i could get you to fit a smartop to mine then if you could?, i would love the idea of being able to operate the roof from the key!
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Maybe i could get you to fit a smartop to mine then if you could?, i would love the idea of being able to operate the roof from the key!
Not a problem - it's one of the best mods you can do to your car.






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Cheers for that!, appreciated.......

Cant wait to get mine!, hopefully this week all being well, can hardly contain myself now!, keep getting the book out just to look at the pics!............. sad eh!

whats the best price and place to get the mod?, sounds like a fantastic bit of kit
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cheers for the reply Jeff, yes will do..........
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whats the best price and place to get the mod?, sounds like a fantastic bit of kit
Best place is the Forum's very own shop SLKStore - they arrive pretty quickly from the States.






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Best place is the Forum's very own shop SLKStore - they arrive pretty quickly from the States.
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Cheers everyone!, cant wait for the car to come now!, i think i have managed to contin myself very well since i signed the order!
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