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#1 Old 10-16-2010
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Hello from New York, 2000 SLK 230 Kompressor

I just purchased a 2000 SLK 230 Kompressor. It runs great and the only problem is that winter is starting to arrive in upstate New York and I will probably put it in the garage as soon as they start putting salt on the roads. The car is really my wife’s, she has always loved the way they looked, and this one was in our price range. Everything seems to work well and my only concerns are the driver’s side view mirror, which looks like it lost its seal, and the MB hood badge, which seems to have lost some of its design. I figured I could get these items off of eBay and fix them this winter. This looks like a great forum and I have already gotten a lot of useful information from it.
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Welcome. You may want to consider a battery trickle charger when the vehicle is stored for the winter.

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Thanks for all the welcomes

Thanks for all the welcomes. I will definately be putting a battery maintainer on it when I put it away for the winter. I have to do that with my tractor and motorcycle for the winter. I just went to the garage to measure the hood badge for a replacement on eBay and see that my son must have taken it somewhere. Oh well, I am sure I will get to drive it sometime.
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Hood emblem can be purchase from a online dealer at this site.
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owners manuals - http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/servic...owners_manuals
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Thanks for all the welcomes

Thanks for all the welcomes and useful links. The weather is getting unpredictable now in upstate New York. Twice this week I rode into work with the top down and all was right with the world, and yesterday I had to leave it in the garage because we had hail, wet snow, and freezing rain (I live on top of a hill at so it can be snow or freezing rain at my house and just raining once I get off the hill).
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