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#1 Old 10-27-2010
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new to the SLK... and unlike anything ive worked on...

Hey guys... im going to be picking up my SLK on friday... a 2001 with 74,000 on her, in MINT condition... which i rarely rate a car.

Ive done a lot of engine work on acuras, hondas, toyotas, and a few fords... but this thing is unlike anything ive worked with. Might have to do some of my repairs through the Stealership...

Ive been a member of about a dozen other car forums (pp.com anyone?) and a moderator of a few so ill try to avoid any rookie mistakes.

Looking forward to contributing!!
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Looking for one like that for my self.
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Welcome from Az. Find a good Mb Dealer make friends with the parts dept. Invite them to your BBq send your girlfriend to the shower built a long lasting relationship with the parts dept. you will get great advise help and a discount in the long run. The parts dept is just like the sales floor they all have to make quota so wait till the end of the month to buy parts. OOOps i just gave the big Mb secret away.LOL
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owners manuals http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/servic...owners_manuals
slk tech info https://slkworld.com/r170/
squeaky roof fix http://www.benzworld.org/forums/r170...-1-krytox.html
slk parts list http://www.buellwinkle.com/SLKParts.pdf
various slk documents 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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Hi from London, looks like a top down day today, nice!

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