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#1 Old 09-29-2014
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Hello from Port Orchard Washington

I joined your group some time ago without properly introducing myself. At that time I wasn't an owner and unsure if I'd ever be one. As time went on I became more enthralled with the car I was researching (07 SLK55). Now I just needed to find one! I recently came across and purchased a meticulously cared for iridium silver specimen with a black interior. Very we'll equipped with under 22,000 miles including all MB service records. Having driven a ragtop for the last twelve years, I couldn't think of driving a hard top again, but I wanted something a little more refined. My Spyder continues to be my daily commuter but I'm finding it difficult to leave the SLK in the garage now that we've lost our summer here. My favorite feature if I could only single out one would be the air scarf. Apologies for not introducing myself sooner and thanks to Mr Banks for pestering me until I did. My first projects will be to achieve Bluetooth connectivity with the iPhone, (supposedly per wired) and a mechanical method, (dipstick) to check the oil level. I've learned so much from you so far and wish to express my kindest regards.

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Welcome from Bonney Lake Wa... Enjoy!
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Welcome from Hillsboro, Oregon, and congratulations on your new-to-you SLK!
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Hi Lenny, and welcome from the UK Midlands!

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Greetings from Tennessee !

You know you want a SmartTop as well. It makes putting the top up and down so easy it really does increase your top down time dramatically.

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